Making #GivingTuesday Count: New Mexico State University’s Story

Connection Cafe

One day can make a difference and New Mexico State University (NMSU) can prove it! Higher Education Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday giving tuesday Giving Tuesday Campaign Giving Tuesday ideas Higher Ed Higher Ed Fundraising New Mexico State University NMSU stewardship

New Mexico Teacher Licensure Solution


The New Mexico Licensure system completed another successful session today, March 31st., In the end, failure can literally mean that a teacher is no longer able to practice in New Mexico. with more than 1,500 educators participating in the Professional Development Dossier system.

A Wedding Made in Mexico

Steve Bridger

unplugged mexicoToday is my 18th wedding anniversary. This is something I wrote many years ago about that very happy day. Dedicated to Gicela, of course.

Inaugural Text Messaging Competition Selects Non-Profit Winners From Kenya, Uganda, Mexico and Azerbaijan

AFP Blog

Inaugural Text Messaging Competition Selects Non-Profit Winners From Kenya, Uganda, Mexico and Azerbaijan: "The inaugural nGOmobile competition ran for three months from October 2007, and was aimed exclusively at grassroots non-profit Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working for positive social and environmental change.


Respectful Revolution's Video Portrait of My Do-Good Dad: Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

He is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship , founded a program for homeless veterans in conjunction with the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness , and is involved with Santa Fe for Students / Communities In Schools of New Mexico.

The Power of Place: The @home Campaign


Whether he’s under a bridge in New Mexico or speaking with residents in a tent city in Michigan, Mark is using his smartphone to check in, to tweet a person’s story, or to post a raw video on his website. Danny Alpert. Executive Director, Executive Producer.

Realignment #3: From Passive Knowledge to Collaborative Discovery


CEMEX is an innovative global construction materials manufacturer in Mexico. From The Demand Perspective Leading From the Outside.

The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From Syria to China to Mexico, mass economic and politically-driven migration and refugee crises are triggering social tension, the rebooting of nationalisms and the emboldening of old prejudices.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya


From We Are Social Singapore. This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

UpEnergy: cool for-profit social enterprise

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

They are already active in Africa and Latin America, in countries like Uganda, Rwanda, Liberia, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The rise of for-profit social enterprises has been quite exciting. Although I'm firmly on the nonprofit side with Benetech (because we focus on big issues where the market is failing), it's definitely easier to get funded sustainably if you have an exciting and invest-able business plan. Evan Haigler is a social entrepreneur I've known for years.

Last 100 Days of 2011: How Will You Make Time for What Really Matters?

Have Fun - Do Good

Photo of November New Mexico Sky by me. "As long as there's not an airplane crashing into this building, you're having a good day. You can always take care of whatever problem you're having today." - Richard Fern "I don't worry about the future.

Be open to Big Vision photobombs

Have Fun - Do Good

While visiting New Mexico this summer, I raised my phone to take a photo of some pink flowers against a blue sky when this happened: This hummingbird flew right into my frame and posed for a long time (at least by hummingbird standards).

Felices Fiestas!

Steve Bridger

My friend Billie Mercer captured this timeless shot on Sunday evening while strolling her neighbourhood in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Come to think of it, it’s now six years since I last spent Christmas in Mexico, and images like this bring back happy memories for our family. Tags: photos mexico For once, this is not one of my own images.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

New Mexico. New Mexico charitable registration: $0. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Helping Families and Staying Secure with Office 365

Tech Soup Blog

ABCS, with offices across the state and operations in Mexico, offers counseling and pregnancy services, classes on budgeting and personal finance, and foster care services, and also works with the state of Arizona to facilitate adoptions, among other things.

#GivingTuesday: How Sharing Best Practices Is Building A Global Philanthropic Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are local leaders in Australia, Canada, Latin America, Mexico Chile, and Singapore organizing on the ground to expand the reach and spirit of generosity.

Why is "World Class" so Classist?

Museum 2.0

Jason Beaubien was reporting on the Soumaya Museum in Mexico City, the gleaming new art museum built as a "gift to Mexico" by the world's richest man, Carlos Slim. This weekend, I heard a story on NPR that really rankled me.

Don José

Steve Bridger

His birth certificate, along with countless other documents, was destroyed by fire during the Cristero War in 1920s Mexico. . I first met Don José in 1993, which is when I took the photo on the left. And this is his chair. Not just any chair; he made this one himself.

TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

Visit Mexico where the CEGE Foundation uses donated Microsoft software like Expression Studio 4 to prepare university students for careers in information and communication technology. The TechSoup Global network has donated 9.7

The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The high Internet growth countries are now India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico, and Philippines. Mary Meeker of the of the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, does a yearly report on current state of the Internet and IT at about half way through the year.

Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

A long, long time ago (in internet time)… in fact, exactly six months to the day before the first ‘tweet’ , a Category Four hurricane they inappropriately named Wilma slammed into the Caribbean coast of Mexico. I contacted over twenty representatives in London and in Mexico.

Takeaways from the American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Summit

ASU Lodestar Center

also having lived in Mexico and multiple U.S. posted by Brigitte Dayton Vice President of Operations, Catholic Community Foundation. I am a proud 2010 graduate of The American Express Leadership Academy at the ASU Lodestar Center. As such, in January, I was granted the opportunity to apply to attend the second annual American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Summit.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Mexico / Less than $4,000. Mexico. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

How to Optimize Your Nonprofit Newsletter for Success

Tech Soup Blog

Rather than saying something like, "In January, Feeding America fed 111,000 hungry people in New Mexico, Oregon, and Nevada," here's what Feeding America actually said: Feeding America thanked its volunteers. Your email newsletter is crucial for the success of your organization.

Why buy Google Plus for Business by @ChrisBrogan

John Haydon

This question would make a lot of sense if it wasn’t for one minor detail: We’re talking about Google here – not Quora or Diaspora (which sounds like a rash you’d get from camping in Mexico).

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Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Happy New Year ! I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection. How about you? Last year, I decided that I didn’t need to wait until New Year’s to establish happy, healthy habits in my life.

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Helping Members and their Communities Succeed: the Future of What We Now Know as Membership


A few years ago, I was a member of a consulting team that interviewed the senior leadership of Cemex in Mexico, a global cement and building materials giant. We all have had these moments.

Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions


Amazon transformed the industry, yet CEMEX, a construction materials company in Mexico, improved customer experience by simply going beyond the sale itself to construct state-of-the-art bags that facilitated the transportation of purchased materials.

Optimistic about Marrakesh Treaty!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Of course, Mexico might well beat both the USA and Canada, but Mexico is in the Latin America group at WBU. The World Blind Union’s ( WBU ) Right to Read campaign for ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty just concluded two days of meetings in Berlin, Germany.

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Grantseeking in 2017: Know the Scene — Transparency Rules

Tech Soup Blog

For the past nine years, my husband and I have spent the winter months in Baja, Mexico. After 40 years in Alaska, we figure we can handle a few warm winters.

Campus Party H4SB — Hacking for Something Better Coming to US in 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Seven thousand young Mexican geeks attended the 3rd Mexican Campus party July 18-25 in Mexico. In Mexico, donated and branded by Movistar). A week-long registration in Mexico cost $100 for non-campers and $114 for campers (who also got to keep their very nice pup tents).

Text Messaging for Advocacy: An Interview with Lloyd Cotler, Mobile Commons Strategist

Mobile Commons

Mexico border in Arizona and let them to speak to each other through the border fence. Welcome to another post in our Mobile Commons interview series! Today we meet with Lloyd Cotler, a mobile strategist, to talk about his work with advocacy clients. Hi Lloyd! Tell us a bit about yourself.

Free Webinar December 8: The Capital Campaign

Tech Soup Blog

In her sixteen years as a philanthropic consultant, she has managed capital campaigns; helped dozens of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals; and has trained more than 15,000 professionals in Mexico, Canada, Egypt, and most of the fifty United States, in all aspects of development. Join GiftWorks and Linda Lysakowski on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 1 p.m. Eastern time for a free fundraising webinar.

Capitalizing on a Wealth of Data: The First Steps


What happens in Nebraska or New Mexico might make a difference in Nova Scotia or the Netherlands. We all know a wealth of useful data exists online, in various publications, or hidden away in public archives. Initiatives—often local or focused on a particular sector—have emerged over time to collect and report that data and apply the findings to particular areas of interest. But there’s a bigger story this data can tell.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Atrisco, New Mexico: Working Group/Help Desk: Bring Your Projects and Tech Challenges. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact.

400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

From the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico. Here it is! The 2014 edition of my annual review of year-end fundraising email subject lines. Be sure to give the 2013 , 2012 , and 2011 reviews a look too.

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NetCentric Advocacy: MIT OpenCourseWare | OCW Home

Network-Centric Advocacy

Who wants to go to West Indies, Mexico, Jamaica and open a University? Who wants to go to West Indies, Mexico, Jamaica and open a University? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Wayfaring Blog: News Maps FEED | Main | Google Video for Nonprofits: Developing multi-media on the cheaps. » February 20, 2006 MIT OpenCourseWare | OCW Home So.

Oodles of Time Management Tips: July Nonprofit Blog Carnival Round-Up

Have Fun - Do Good

Flickr Photo of Aztec Calendar at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City uploaded by Michael McCarty. I bet the Aztecs didn't have time management issues! A big thanks to everyone who contributed a post to this month's Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways


Countries represented: 13 (US, Canada, UK, Korea, Australia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Ireland, Nepal, Mexico, and Ghana). Whew, what an NTC! Now that we''ve had a chance to catch a cat (dog?)

Lean Impact Series: 10 Changemakers Using Lean Startup Methods For Greater Social Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When the IDEO team was working on a new financial tool for a project in Mexico, they used Lean Startup’s focus on Customer Development to test it with real potential customers.