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#GMN2016 Annual Conference| Observations from Day 1

Connection Cafe

I had the pleasure attending the opening plenary session, delivered by Dr. Jan Young, Executive Director of the Assisi Foundation of Memphis.

You Gotta Believe: the Finest #UNselfie Posts of #GivingTuesday 2016

EveryAction

givingtuesday #unselfie #pinkpalace #memphis #gritgrindgive pic.twitter.com/Tr45HUIs4n — Pink Palace Museum (@memphismuseums). Ah, #GivingTuesday. We're back again this year with all-day coverage of the best #UNselfie posts from around the web - send us your favorites on Twitter and check back here for updates! November 28, 2016. https://t.co/MYYQPb1U00

#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap

Connection Cafe

It started off with a bang, literally. Here are a some of lessons from day 1, thanks to some of #bbcon ‘s biggest fans: Embrace the Change.

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

3/15 :: Memphis, TN. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages. 9/29: New York, NY. Proceeds benefit goodnik.org.

Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

3/15 :: Memphis, TN. I tell ya. And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media. 9/29: New York, NY.

Why you want your nonprofit to fail

ASU Lodestar Center

Prior to attending ASU, she worked for Teach For America * Memphis. posted by Chloe Silva , Program Coordinator ASU Lodestar Center In a society fundamentally rooted in capitalism, how can nonprofits argue their worth when their work cannot be translated into a monetary sum? This is not without good reason. We cringe when we hear it.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

NTEN

NTEN Honors Memphis Startup Founder Tal Frankfurt , Nibletz 2.0. Whew, what an NTC! Now that we''ve had a chance to catch a cat (dog?) Storifys.

Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

C ompleted Trainings: 3/15 :: Memphis, TN. Sponsors that helped make it happen. Proceeds benefited Amazon CARES. 1/19 :: Washington, DC.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

NTEN

NTEN Honors Memphis Startup Founder Tal Frankfurt , Nibletz 2.0. Whew, what an NTC! Now that we''ve had a chance to catch a cat (dog?) Storifys.

The Conversation around Funding Technology

Idealware

Ashley Harper, Director of Grants & Initiatives at Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. We love talking about technology. While that may be the understatement of the year, it’s true. But for Idealware it goes beyond that. We want to talk about technology in a way that directly connects nonprofits to the right technologies.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Pinterest Marketing, Compelling Bios, and 3 Guesses

Connection Cafe

I flew to Memphis Thursday morning with a suitcase filled with sweaters and boots. I came to a fork in the road Tuesday morning, literally.

St. Jude Uses Text Messages to Boost Event Turnout and Participation

Mobile Commons

Jude home base of Memphis, Tennessee). This gives St. Challenge: How Do You Modernize a Signature Event. Every year, St. Jude mission. “In

Jeremy Clements Turns a NASCAR Car Into a Text Message Fundraising Machine

Mobile Commons

The Fox affiliate in Memphis has interviews with Clements and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Read the full article here. Jude branding.

Cloud for Good Recommendations for 10 Free Online Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Cloud for Good is a Memphis, Tennessee nonprofit consulting company that was founded by Tal. Such a wonderful array of good IT tips and other information flows through TechSoup's community forums that it's hard to keep up. Tal Frankfurt? Here is Tal's original post (with a few annotations from me): read more. Tools

Coach Bill Courtney Tells Powerful Stories And Shares Insightful Leadership Lessons

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Courtney coached the Manassas High School football team in Memphis, TN. Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to communicate. Humbled.

Martin Luther King Day - Let Freedom Ring

VisionLink

Three and a half years before we adopted Jonathan, Cathy and I had sat together, tears streaming down our faces, when we heard the news that Martin Luther King had been shot in Memphis. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, I''d direct you to Let Freedom Ring , written by Stan Stahl (and included below.) Martin Luther King, Jr. Blacks? Women?

How Small Businesses Inspire Big Businesses

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Just imagine how intriguing it would be to hear stories about six road trips. Six road trips across the U.S. we haven''t made it to yet.

The Lessons Learned From Small Businesses

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you’re like me, you love road trips. And, if you’re like most everyone, you appreciate hearing a good story. Six road trips across the U.S.

6 Road Trips Reveal Critical Lessons For Business Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you’re like me, you love road trips. And, if you’re like most everyone, you appreciate hearing a good story. Six road trips across the U.S.

Best of the Web: November 2012

Idealware

Casey Foundation , Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation , Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo , Community Foundation of Greater Memphis , Energy Foundation , Hartford Foundation for Public Giving , John D. When I founded Idealware seven years ago, it was an unproven concept. In fact, many people told me it couldn’t be done.

Now What? The Post-Election Non-Profit Advocacy Landscape

Beaconfire Wire

They’ve also posted a video clip of Obama talking about an historic AFSCME strike - the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike. This election cycle has proven, in many ways, the power of web organizing. Has the online advocacy landscape changed as a result of the election?

Bryant Terry: Eco-chef, Food Justice Activist, Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

Have Fun - Do Good

I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and both sets of my grandparents came from rural Mississippi. Kellogg Foundation. Why a vegan cookbook?