Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2


Executive Director – American Institute of Architects (AIA) Mississippi – The Mississippi chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hiring its next Executive Director. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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10 Tips for Using Zoom for Successful Donor Visits

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By contrast, I live and work from my home office in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. I feel grateful. Maybe, lucky? I’m not sure which word is more correct for such a tumultuous and devastating situation. Neither seems entirely accurate.

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To Everyone That Plays a Part, Happy Mother’s Day.

Connection Cafe

Their blood pumps through us as surely as the Mississippi River flows, but our mother’s impact in our lives often has little to do with genetics. It’s been a really long time since I’ve sat down to write.

If This Then That for Non-Profits

Connection Cafe

Ben works on Blackbaud’s Corporate Communications Team, is a Graduate Student at University of Texas School of Advertising (Hook ‘Em) and a Mississippi native. Guest post from Blackbaud intern, Ben Baker.

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The Art of Petition Delivery


Join Care2, Salsa Labs and organizations from the Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign for this Expert Webinar on TUESDAY MAY 28th at 2pm ET. Ryan Rastegar – Campaign Coordinator, Mississippi River Delta Restoration Ryan is the Campaign Coordinator for the Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign whose primary goal is to restore Louisiana’s coast (which is losing a football field of land every hour!).

How to Create Nonprofit VIPs with Social Media

Connection Cafe

Ben works on Blackbaud’s Corporate Communications Team, is a Graduate Student at University of Texas School of Advertising (Hook ‘Em) and a Mississippi native. Guest post from Blackbaud intern, Ben Baker.

What’s the Risk of Starting a Nonprofit?

NonProfit Hub

The state with the fewest charities per person is Utah, with one for every 546 people; Nevada, Mississippi, Arizona and South Carolina also make up the bottom five. As with any company, there’s going to be some uncertainty about the future when starting a nonprofit. If you want to keep your organization afloat, it helps to know how many of them fail, where they fail and why. This isn’t meant to be taken as gospel—we certainly can’t tell the future.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Mississippi. Mississippi charitable registration or exemption: $50. 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.

Please Help: Volunteers Needed To Help With Hurricane Wiki To Prep for Hurricane Ida

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We need volunteers to review the wiki section by section and make sure that there are resources collected for Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Source: Weather Channel Alerts 2009 was looking like a very uneventful hurricane season.

Martin Luther King Day 2013


Fifty years ago in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and the rest of the old South, Blacks could not drink from "whites only" water fountains, could not sit at "whites only" lunch counters or swim at "whites only" public swimming pools.

990 Grace Period: The Clock Is Ticking

Tech Soup Blog

Human services organizations and fraternal societies seem to be particularly at-risk, as are organizations in Mississippi and South Carolina. If your U.S.-based based nonprofit still hasn't filed its 2009 Form 990, the clock is ticking.

How TechSoup Does Telework (Part 3)

Tech Soup Blog

My team is located in several locations including San Francisco; Corinth, Mississippi; and London, England. Working remotely can increase both productivity and employee satisfaction.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth Kanter

Source: GiveMN A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Guest Post by Michelle Huttenhoff, Knight Foundation.

Tales of faux donors scamming charities

Robert Weiner

He has homes in Mississippi and Florida. The following is a compilation of online discussions of faux donors trying to scam colleges, schools, and nonprofits. In most cases it’s not clear what the scammers are trying to achieve. Maybe they’re just practical jokes. These tales were provided by Barbara Esteve at Cedar Crest College, Roylene Gallas at the Little City Foundation, Don Martin at St. Paul's School, Lori Redfearn at the California State University Chancellor’s Office, Stephen M.

TechSoup Global Goes to Congress (Again)

Tech Soup Blog

The event was organized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and hosted by Congressional members: Randy Hultgren (Illinois), Chaka Fattah (Pennsylvania), Ben Ray Lujan (New Mexico), and Alan Nunnelee (Mississippi).

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth Kanter

Just very minimal stuff,” said one Mississippi teacher. Image courtesy Tsahi Levent-Levi via Flickr. Note from Beth: I hope you are enjoying summer break as much as I am!

The Young and Generous: A New Research Report from Network for Good

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New York is the most generous state for online giving; Mississippi and North Dakota are the least generous. Flickr photo from: Just Me Robin Photos "Fried Green Tomatoes anyone?"

Tips for Disaster Relief Bloggers

Have Fun - Do Good

The last BlogHer Conference session I went to yesterday, before leaving early to go to a wedding, was about using blogging for Community Assistance.

Welcome to Our New Board Members!


His ALA career started with the Mississippi Lung Association as a Field Representative in 1983. The best part of working at NTEN is you: the great people in our community. I love working with really smart and talented people. That's no exception when it comes to our Board of Directors. I learn a lot from these people every day and am really excited that the board just got more amazing. Please join me in welcoming Rusty, Tom, Steve, and Nancy to the NTEN Board! .

Demographics Are Destiny: How and Why to Diversify Your Staff Now!


And, in Maryland, Georgia, Nevada, Arizona, New York, New Jersey, Mississippi, and Florida, the percentage of non-Hispanic whites has fallen below 60 percent. By Jocelyn Harmon, Director of Nonprofit Services, Care2 Unless you've been living under a barrel, you know the demographics of the U.S. are changing. Here are some key highlights from The Changing Demographics of America by Smithsonian. I encourage you to read the entire article.

An Anthology on Server Power Consumption | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

server power consumption in the United States was the equivalent of that of the entire state of Mississippi in 2005; that year, 20 other states used less power. 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?

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. "I think, in the organizing, and in the activism what gets lost so often is what we're working for. What we want is for all people to have some delicious, amazing, banging food!"