Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Community Block Party attendees check out participating nonprofit organizations during the event. Photo courtesy of The Miami Foundation. Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits guest post by Jessica Hodder. Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Going Back to the Future to Help Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

Instead, let’s look at several specific quotes from the movie and what you, the nonprofit professional, can learn from them. By using Back to the Future II as an example, we can help your nonprofit get ready for the future. Marty: I just meant that Miami—What did you just say?

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Victor d’Allant on Using Video

See What's Out There

Share and Enjoy: Leave a Reply Get Tips and Best Practices Sign up below to get our newsletters highlighting the latest in online marketing and communications for nonprofits. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

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Raising Awareness of Matching Gifts

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits need to educate donors on the benefits of matching gifts. Research suggests that approximately $10 billion of corporate matching gift money goes unclaimed annually, which represents about $20 billion to nonprofits. Approximately 1 in 10 gifts to nonprofits can be matched.

Nonprofit Marketing: Beyond Social Media

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Ryan Stewart Owner Marketic As the owner of a Miami based SEO and digital marketing agency, I''ve helped hundreds of businesses solve complicated marketing problems. He currently owns Webris , a Miami based digital marketing agency specializing in search engine marketing. Read Johann Beishline''s " Four ways to improve your nonprofit marketing efforts ".

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

3/19/12 Update: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits launched in conjunction with a social media and mobile technology training and book tour that also served as fundraiser for partners nonprofits – a total of $17,130 was raised. 11/30 :: Miami, OK.

Maximizing Your Membership Program: Tips from the Experts

Connection Cafe

Myrna Llaguno, Miami Children’s Museum. Miami Children’s Museum had community partners constantly looking for ways to reach their members, but they didn’t want members to see it as a sales pitch. Nonprofit Fundraising Arts & Cultural Membership membership organization Museums

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. That said, the book tour fundraiser and training has now raised $7,060 for partner nonprofits! 12/1 :: Miami, OK.

Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education

VisionLink

You can also download a Policy Brief created by attendees at a Performance-Based Funding Institute hosted last summer in Miami. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W.

A Playbook To Kickstart Your Nonprofit’s #GivingTuesday Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest Post: A Playbook to Kickstart Your Nonprofit’s Giving Tuesday Campaign. Nonprofits across the country have pledged to participate in #GivingTuesday on Dec. When it comes to follow up, the Miami Foundation is a good example of what’s possible when you follow-up.

Social Media, Nonprofits, and Romania - Night Before the Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you've been following my blog, I arrived in Romania last night after 32 hours in transit from Miami, including a 8 hour layover in Heathrow. I am here for a conference sponsored by the Soros Foundation as part of their pilot advocacy through blogging program. to do a presentation and facilitate a workshop on strategy which will include the Romania version of the Social Media Game.

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been curating resources on nonprofit measurement over on Scoop.It, with eye towards collecting useful material related to social media and social impact measurement.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It revealed several interesting trends in both donor activity and sustainability: Nonprofits are bringing in new donors : All six of the Giving Days continue to attract new donors for their participating nonprofits. And the analysis showed that nonprofits aren’t just getting new donors.

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on “Leading on Social Media.” Challenge nonprofits to grow and strengthen. Professional services for donors and nonprofits.

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Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s something we have heard more and more over the last year, as foundations and nonprofits look for ways to tap into the growing online giving market with these daylong campaigns raising funds for local causes.

My Most Engaged Follower On Twitter Is @JenniferPreston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week I was in Miami to do a social media pre-workshop at the Knight Digital Media Seminar. For nonprofits, if we can capture attention that leads to engagement, a deeper relationship – such as volunteering or donating follows.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

All this began on a fateful day in February 2005 with the launch of a Myspace Page meant solely to promote nonprofits and foster social good. Proceeds benefit the partner nonprofits listed below. 12/1 :: Miami, OK. Social Media and Mobile Technology Webinars for Nonprofits.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

We also applied some additional statistical rigor used in The Blackbaud Index , which has become a trusted and valued source of nonprofit fundraising information since its launch four years ago. Miami. Miami Gardens.

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What We Learned at 17NTC: Day 2

Tech Soup Blog

We learned a lot at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference — so much that one post couldn't contain it all! Alberto Cairo is the Knight chair in visual journalism at the School of Communication at the University of Miami. training nonprofit nptech networks community

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Pass it On: The WOM Meme

SocialFish

So we're ramping up to ASAE's Great Ideas Conference in Miami (three words: YAP Miami Vice ), and Lindy and I thought it might fun - and useful! -

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Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation this year, I’m facilitating a peer learning group based on “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ” and the next session we are focusing on the sense-making step of measurement.

Member Round Up: Summer Learning!

NTEN

Check out all the awesome resources, opportunities, and summer learning programs on the docket for this summer: Superstar member Heidi Massey created this handy Google Doc full of free/low cost tech resources for nonprofits.

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Going Beyond GIFS

Idealware

There was even a collection of high art GIFS called Moving the Still , which was hosted on Tumblr and at Miami Art Week. How can nonprofits use gifs, vines, and cines? I’ve got a riddle for you: What’s a photo, a video, and a slideshow all at once?

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20 Lists of Holiday Gifts that Give Back

Have Fun - Do Good

I think you'll find that many (not all) of the gifts on the lists below are collaborations between large national, or international nonprofits, and big brands. I encourage you to support the small, local nonprofits in your community with a gift donation.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also facilitated several design labs with nonprofits as part of the research for the Happy Healthy Nonprofit at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management and the National Arts Marketing Project. Happy New Year !

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One of Many: StoryCorps Showcases America's True Tales

Tech Soup Blog

StoryCorps is a Brooklyn-based nonprofit and TechSoup member organization that records and shares Americans' personal stories. They've kindly given us permission to host this stream of a conversation between Dr. Pedro "Joe" Greer and his wife, Janus, about how Dr. Greer started working with Miami’s homeless. This post is part of a series highlighting TechSoup member organizations' achievements.

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Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Miami Foundation offered the 305 prize for the donor who gave at 3:05 p.m.,

Top 3 Sources for Donated Tech, Products, and Services

Tech Soup Blog

It's probably baked in to our cash-strapped nonprofit DNA to see if we can first get something donated before buying it outright. We recently invited people from three of the top product donation nonprofits to participate in a webinar about how to access donated products and services.

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tags: nonprofits socialmedia ). The week before I went from Boston to Miami to Romania and flew back to Boston via Miami to present at the TAG Conference. adoption in businesses and large nonprofits. NCVO View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

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Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

As of January 25, there are 40,000 nonprofit members attending free tech networking events and workshops in 75 cities. Miami: 4,000 potential members. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech.

Tech Local: New 501 Tech Clubs

NTEN

While each group has its own local flavor, most meet monthly to discuss nonprofit technology topics, learn from peers, and connect with the local nptech community. Eugene, OR : An already existing group of nonprofit tech professionals in Euguene reached out to find out what it takes to become an official tech club and grow their group. Lauderdale-Miami Tech Club is just getting started this month. flickr: Eva the Weaver.

"You're Doing it Wrong If": The CTOs for Good Tackle How Not to Fail

NTEN

flickr: valleygirl_tka A while back, with the generous support of the Knight Foundation, a group of Nonprofit CTOs gathered in Miami to discuss the day-to-day challenges of nonprofit technology, share their success stories, and brainstorm solutions.

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Top 5 Staffing Tips from CTOs

NTEN

A while back, with the generous support of the Knight Foundation , a group of Nonprofit CTOs gathered in Miami to discuss the day-to-day challenges of nonprofit technology, share their success stories, and brainstorm solutions. When you're hiring folks with an engineering background, they may not necessarily be aware of the job opportunities that exist in the nonprofit sector.

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Computer Refurbishment and Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

It's one of the great untold stories of nonprofit enterprise. That's where nonprofit computer refurbishers come in. A good example of such a program is Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services. This nonprofit has been running for over 20 years.

Good Ram Gone Bad On My Dell Desktop: OMG

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm presenting and doing a workshop in Romania and then will be flying back to Boston via Miami to present at the Technology Affinity Group (Foundation IT folks) Conference. Well, before my passion was social media, I spent many years helping nonprofits do technology plans.

Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

cities such as NYC, Miami and Denver; the Caribbean maps provide the same detailed view of towns and infrastructure (and yes, beaches too) that it does for cities across the U.S.

Six Considerations for Long-term Tech Planning from CTOs

NTEN

flickr: dnnya17 A while back, with the generous support of the Knight Foundation, a group of Nonprofit CTOs gathered in Miami to discuss the day-to-day challenges of nonprofit technology, share their success stories, and brainstorm solutions. As a nonprofit IT department, you’re probably working with limited resources.

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Beaconfire Survey: Tech Gadgets | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Taylor, Software Engineer : After being delayed at the Miami airport for 6 hours and having no way of communicating with my (non-Spanish speaking) friend who was anxiously awaiting my arrival in San Jose, I am going to have to say cellphones.

Women of Color Resource Center: An Interview with Anisha Desai

Have Fun - Do Good

We are a Center whose Co-founder just left after 17 years of work in the organization, which is pretty impressive, I think, in the nonprofit world. AD: I survey the landscape of nonprofits constantly and look to see who is doing similar work all the time.