A Maryland nonprofit’s quest to bridge the gap between job seekers and employers


Maryland New Directions has helped motivate men and women in the greater Baltimore area find new career opportunities for nearly 50 years. About Maryland New Directions. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed multiple cracks in our society’s infrastructure.

How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in Maryland | 15-Step Guide


Welcome to our step-by-step guide on how to start a nonprofit in Maryland! The post How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in Maryland | 15-Step Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.


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Maryland Daily Record

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Maryland Daily Record: "Spread the word with TwitterBetsy NelsonSpecial to The Daily RecordSeptember 11, 2009Like many in the nonprofit world, the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG) tries to ensure that it is up on the latest technology.

Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | WMDT.com Maryland-Delaware

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Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | WMDT.com Maryland-Delaware : "Cook, who is close to becoming a billionaire, says he will pay for his nephew''s college education, then donate the rest of his wealth to philanthropic projects, according to Fortune.

Report from the Road: What I Learned from Maryland Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

I just attended the Maryland Nonprofits Tech to Tell Your Story event just outside of Baltimore. It's also fun to get some real-deal Maryland crab cakes. The Maryland event was a one-day conference on June 7 at the University of Maryland. My thanks to Maryland Nonprofits Event Coordinator Suzanne Knizner and Director of Education Melissa Sines, for inviting us.

What Kate Spade and a Dog Named Sarah Can Teach Us about Giving Tuesday Emails

Connection Cafe

My favorite email came from the Maryland SPCA. I received an email in the morning from the Maryland SPCA, and I must admit that I didn’t open it. I received another email from the Maryland SPCA at 5:21pm – this one I opened. My reason for sharing the Maryland SPCA’s efforts – isn’t so we all copy what they did and do it ourselves next year. Nonprofit Marketing #GivingTuesday Campaign Planning eMail marketing Kate Spade Maryland SPCA nonprofit marketing

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Pathfinders for Autism Launches Bus Tour And Major Fundraising Campaign for Statewide Expansion


May 17, 2021 – Today, Maryland’s largest autism resource center Pathfinders for Autism formally commenced its 2021 Dip Challenge Tour , a statewide bus tour and major fundraising initiative to expand autism resources and programs across Maryland. PHOENIX, Md.,

DonorSearch and Double the Donation

Donor Search

Marriottsville, Maryland: DonorSearch and Double the Donation Debut Advanced Integration Enhancements DonorSearch and Double the Donation have come together to enhance their existing donor insight integration.

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DonorSearch and Affinaquest Partnership

Donor Search

Marriottsville, Maryland: DonorSearch today announced a new partnership with Affinaquest.

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2022 State of Salesforce in the Education Sector

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In this report, you will find the results: How Salesforce is creating digital transformation for institutions like Indiana University Foundation and Alumni Association, Kansas State University, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Cadmium Acquires EventRebels

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Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events  

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Dip Into Your Heart


Pathfinders for Autism (PFA) is a Maryland-based nonprofit that supports and improves the lives of individuals affected by autism. A trip to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, saw 1,500 people visit. The 5K Run Wild is family-focused, and runs through the Maryland Zoo.

Welcoming Our New VP of HR, Meigan Ward!

Forum One

Meigan lives in Maryland with her husband and daughter. . I am very excited to share that Meigan Ward has joined Forum One as our Vice President of Human Resources!

Value of volunteer time rose nearly 5 percent in 2020


Calculated by the University of Maryland's Do Good Institute , the estimate is based on hourly earnings released by the U.S. Reprinted from PND. Independent Sector has announced that the estimated value of a volunteer hour in the United States reached $28.54 in 2020, up from $27.20, or 4.9

Warrior Canine Connection: A Unique Approach to Mission Based Trauma Recovery


As luck would have it, a Congressional delegation was also on hand and, upon seeing the dogs and learning of the work, asked if the program could be brought to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events  

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Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration


began as a hip hop conference at the University of Maryland in 2000. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! Every year we celebrate by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and commemorate the start of end-of-year fundraising campaigns. So without further ado, here are some of this year's favorites. Drumroll please. International Fund for Animal Welfare.

What Have We Learned About Creating Engaging Meetings from Virtual Conferences?

The MatrixFiles

I’ve been to countless conferences at the Gaylord Resort in Maryland and every time, I get lost.

DipJar Helps Nonprofits Raise Millions in 2021


In 2021, this Maryland nonprofit used ten DipJars to raise nearly $25,000. DipJar Helps Nonprofits Raise Millions in 2021. Eighty-eight percent increase in year-over-year fundraising using DipJars at in-person events and on-site appeals .

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7 End-of-Year Fundraising Campaigns We Love


Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education’s End-of-Year Appeal. Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the success of all children and youth in their school communities.

When is Equal Pay Day for social sector leaders in your state?


Maryland. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day created by the National Committee on Pay Equity to increase awareness about the gender wage gap. Specifically, this day marks how far into the year a woman must work to receive the same wage that a man received the previous year. This year, U.S.

Nimble AMS Airstream Returns to ASAE Tech

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during the 2018 American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Technology Meeting and Expo in National Harbor, Maryland. 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM, Maryland Ballroom 1-3. 5:15 ET, Maryland 1-6 Foyer . Join Nimble AMS December 4-5 at the Nimble AMS booth #443 (the Airstream!)

Weekly update from PND


September 23, 2021 The Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland, has announced grants totaling at least $300 million in support of thirty-three investigators who are tackling some of the most challenging problems in biomedical research.

Why Nonprofits Should Celebrate National Bike to Work Day


Here in Washington, DC where I regularly bike to work, there will be over 85 Bike to Work Day pit stops throughout DC, Virginia and Maryland where cyclists can get food and beverages, and even enter prize raffles Now that we’re well into spring season, it’s the perfect time to participate in National Bike to Work Week, with National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19th!

Building a Better Recruitment and Admissions Funnel with UMBC

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. To learn more about the University of Maryland, Baltimore County , visit their website at umbc.edu. .

How to Implement a Data-Driven Approach to Fundraising

Saleforce Nonprofit

With a mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures, the Aquarium is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top three aquariums, and as Maryland’s largest paid tourist attraction. The National Aquarium is in Baltimore, Maryland.

Baltimore GiveCamp's "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

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Baltimore GiveCamp''s "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine : his year’s Baltimore GiveCamp, an annual marathon weekend of “Coding for Charity,” will take place from Friday, October 18th through Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Campus in Baltimore, MD. Baltimore GiveCamp is the largest volunteer technology event in Maryland

The 2 Key Elements of Successful Fundraising Campaigns


Komen of Maryland increased their fundraising results by 10% three years in a row using these key strategies. In 2010, Komen Maryland strategically sent 103 email messages to constituents over 140 days. Komen of Maryland increased their fundraising results by 10% three years in a row. Special thanks to Brian Winters at Adcieo for authoring this guest post. We’re looking forward to the webinar Brian!

Cloud for Good at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2021

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Charlotte Ahles, Principal Consultant, Cloud for Good; Arnold Foelster, Director of Academic and Student Enterprise Systems, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County. 2021 has been a transformative year for events.

Following Through on Climate Commitments After COP26

Saleforce Nonprofit

From the Malala Fund to the University of Maryland to LEGO, the momentum for climate-related change is just beginning — led by insights from children, women and girls, engineers, and investors. University of Maryland.

10th Annual Salesforce Education Summit: What You Need to Know

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Both the University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Maryland, Baltimore County have established a centralized environment for management and engagement on the Salesforce platform at their respective institutions.

Blue Fox CEO Chantal Sheehan Set to Speak at NTEN's 2020 Nonprofit Technology Conference

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The conference will take place March 24-26 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. Sheehan will speak on how to have meaningful financial conversations with a nonprofit board of directors.

Guest Post: Things to consider before engaging in corporate employee volunteerism

Twenty Hats

Jerome is also an appointed Commissioner for the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism for the state of Maryland. What’s more important than engaging more corporate volunteer groups? Ensuring that their goals align with yours.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 115: Getting Creative on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Joining host Rachel Hutchisson on the podcast today is Jennifer Dunworth, director of development for the Maryland SPCA, who shares the background on the creative campaign her organization used last year that helped them raise $41,000… $11,000 more than their goal. Topics Discussed in This Episode: What the Maryland SPCA did last year for #GivingTuesday that gained so much attention. December 3 rd, 2019 marks the 8 th annual #GivingTuesday.

Bright Idea: Create a Walk with a Twist like SARC of Harford County


Who they are: SARC (the Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center) formed in 1978 when residents in Harford County, Maryland reacted to a lack of services and support for victims of assault and domestic violence.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education


Areas served: Baltimore/Maryland. Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues. If your nonprofit is seeking funding, it’s critical to identify the foundations whose interests and funding priorities align with your own.

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Guest Post: Why it’s worth allowing volunteers to lead (even when it’s uncomfortable)

Twenty Hats

She recently completed a five-year appointment to the Maryland Governor’s Commission on Service & Volunteerism. For CVA Krista Gilmore, the point of volunteer management is to cultivate volunteer leaders. Give away the good stuff.

Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input

Forum One

I was invited to present last week at the University of Maryland's Human Computer Interaction Lab's workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts. We also saw some very cool examples of how to use NodeXL to map and understand social networks. Here is a nice summary of the event.

Check Out the 2014 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference


The 9th Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference is coming this July 9-11 to the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. We''re proud to partner with the Bridge Conference, and encourage you to take advantage of special registration rates for NTEN community members. Here are the details: Do you want the power to succeed?

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On The Environment And Conservation Efforts


Areas served: Chesapeake Bay (Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C.). Today’s funder list focuses on nonprofits supporting the environment and conservation efforts.

Volunteer programmers help region's nonprofits

AFP Blog

Volunteer programmers help region's nonprofits: "This past weekend, 100 computer experts donated their time to design Web sites and other products for local nonprofit organizations during the first Southern Maryland GiveCamp. Inspired by similar events held across the country since 2008, organizer Jim Pendarvis, a Web developer at NAVAIR, decided to organize one himself, he said