Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth Kanter

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. million, organizers at The Miami Foundation realized that Give Miami Day 2014 would be their most successful Giving Day yet. Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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! Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar 2019. Nonprofit Leadership Alliance / Orlando, FL/ $625. Nonprofit Management / #AMI2019 / @NPL_Alliance. Nonprofit Management.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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! Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar 2018. Nonprofit Leadership Alliance / Kansan City, KA/ $625. Nonprofit Management / #AMI2018 / @NPL_Alliance. Nonprofit Management.

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

See3

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! Case Soup: Nonprofit Video Secrets Revealed!

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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. Thanks very much to those that attended, the nonprofit partners (listed below), and the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 11/30 :: Miami, OK.

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. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages.

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, 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.

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. If you are interested in learning more about VisionLink''s consulting for national nonprofits, foundations and NGO''s, or our effective design and implementation of our hallmark Strategic Planning Institutes, please visit the Strategic Advantage page on our website. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W.

5 Hybrid Event Ideas We Love and why

Qgiv

While hybrid events are still somewhat new in the nonprofit world, that hasn’t kept Qgiv clients from using this event format to host successful hybrid fundraisers. Are gala events like this one right for your nonprofit? Greater Miami Youth for Christ’s Over the Edge Event.

A Playbook To Kickstart Your Nonprofit’s #GivingTuesday Campaign

Beth Kanter

So, I’m so excited to host this guest post from By Mayur Patel , vice president of Strategy and Assessment at Knight Foundation, and Anna Dilernia , Strategy and Assessment Assistant at Knight Foundation that shares solid information for those nonprofits who will launch a Giving Tuesday Campaign. Guest Post: A Playbook to Kickstart Your Nonprofit’s Giving Tuesday Campaign. Nonprofits across the country have pledged to participate in #GivingTuesday on Dec.

Modifying P2P Campaigns When Participants Crave Social Connection

Connection Cafe

One of the first large-scale P2P events to cancel and go virtual was the JDRF One Walk in Miami, FL. Though we may be separated physically, nonprofits have the power to bring people together by encouraging the sense of community inherent in fundraising for a common cause. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising coronavirus COVID-19 peer-to-peer fundraising virtual events

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Over The Edge Fundraiser: A Daring Take on Fundraising

Qgiv

If your nonprofit is looking for a bold way to attract attention and raise money for your cause, an over the edge fundraiser is a great solution. Is an over the edge event right for your nonprofit? Is an over the edge fundraiser right for your nonprofit?

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. Now, six years and 500,000 friends, followers, and fans later everything I’ve learned through hands-on experimentation with social and mobile media has been compiled into 268 pages in Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Proceeds benefit the partner nonprofits listed below. 12/1 :: Miami, OK.

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth Kanter

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. The presentation was prepared for the Miami Philanthropy Conference and addresses a familiar issue: Many nonprofits feel that demonstrating impact through performance measurement is a top priority for their programs and communications efforts including social media.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth Kanter

The Giving Day analysis, conducted by Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies , looked at Giving Days run by the Blue Grass Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Community Foundation Serving Boulder County, Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation and GiveMN, The Miami Foundation and Mississippi Gives. And the analysis showed that nonprofits aren’t just getting new donors.

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. Nonprofits understand the power of social media but how do you leverage that platform to maximize your matching gift message?

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.

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. Speaking of resources, Microsoft recently offered the licensing to their Local Impact Map , free of cost, to nonprofits. 501tech miami If you're not in the New York City area, you can always join your local 501 Tech Club for ongoing learning opportunities.

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Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth Kanter

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. Leadership Networked Nonprofit Networks Organizational Culture Training Design

Virtual Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas to Explore

Qgiv

Did you know that almost 70% of nonprofits are planning to incorporate virtual elements into their events in some way, whether that’s with hybrid events, virtual-only events, or a combination of all of them?

Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic. They can be open to the entire nonprofit community—or a certain segment of nonprofits.

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My Most Engaged Follower On Twitter Is @JenniferPreston

Beth Kanter

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. My most engaged follower on Twitter this past week is Jennifer Preston. I know why Jennifer, who is the VP at the Knight Foundation is one of my engaged followers this week.

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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 MuseumsI had the opportunity to attend the Association of Children’s Museums annual conference: InterActivity 2016.

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. Before you can go out and sell people on your organization , you need to establish a set of core principles and culture for your nonprofit. Marty McFly: ‘Cubs win world series…against Miami’? Back to nonprofit lessons!

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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.

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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. He showed how nonprofits can benefit from powerful, mostly free tools to communicate big ideas in simple ways. training nonprofit nptech networks community

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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. This program launched in May of 2014 and already has a good selection of discounted products and services specially designed to enhance and improve nonprofit operations.

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. Knight Foundation Scot Marken, President and CEO of Donors Forum of South Florida I had actually just seen Gary on my earlier visit to Miami for the Knight News Challenge Screeners Meeting. 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. Boston, Massachusetts: February Salesforce Bootcamp 101 for Nonprofits. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Google AdWords for Nonprofits. Columbus, Ohio: Nonprofit IT Forum.

"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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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. Better yet, why not give the gift of time to your family, and to an organization, by volunteering at a local nonprofit together during the holidays?

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

Beth Kanter

Started writing the Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: I started writing my third book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout with co-author Aliza Sherman to be published by Wiley. The book is about self-care for individuals who work for nonprofits and how it scales within nonprofit organizations. If your organization has a story to share for our book, let us know. Happy New Year !

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Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

Beth Kanter

Note for Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic. The Miami Foundation offered the 305 prize for the donor who gave at 3:05 p.m.,

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. There is a surprising number of nonprofit computer refurbishers in North America that now supply accessible technology equipped computers, and lately iPads and iPods to disabled people at no or low cost. A good example of such a program is Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services.

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.

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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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. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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

Allegiance Group

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. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

Beth Kanter

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. 2) The Functional Art : This is the title of a book by Alberto Cairo who also teaches infographics at the University of Miami. What are your favorite resources for data visualization for nonprofits ?

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Beaconfire Survey: Tech Gadgets | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

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. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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. I think, of course, like all other nonprofit organizations, we are always struggling with our desire to grow and to get bigger and to do more things. AD: I survey the landscape of nonprofits constantly and look to see who is doing similar work all the time.