On a Blog Break Until August 1!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Louis, Missouri to Tucson, AZ. Hi everyone! I need to take a break from blogging until August 1. To write the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. My family and I are in the process of moving from St. There’s not much new to write about social media and fundraising these days. Hope you are enjoying your summer! Thank you, Heather Mansfield. Social Media

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

In Eastern Missouri alone, local troops were offering credit card processing at 27 locations during the first few days of March. Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions : Not having cash on hand may no longer be an excuse to turn down Girl Scout cookie sellers, as many troops are now using nonprofit technology that enables participants to accept debit and credit cards.

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KSDK NewsChannel 5 - DPS Director Thanks RIM for Rescheduling BlackBerry Updates

AFP Blog

KSDK NewsChannel 5 - DPS Director Thanks RIM for Rescheduling BlackBerry Updates: "KSDK -- Director of Public Safety Mark James applauded the outstanding cooperation from Research In Motion (RIM) with Missouri's emergency response community. RIM postponed a scheduled 4 hour BlackBerry Database upgrade for all North American subscribers from early Saturday morning, until a future date.".

Text RED to 723389 (SAFETY) for Safer Roads

Mobile Commons

Today the National Coalition for Safer Roads launched this PSA in support of red light cameras in Missouri. The campaign highlights the true stories of people whose lives have been affected by red light runners. Watch the PSA above, and then text RED to 723389 to learn more. All Posts Use Cases

Colorado Nonprofit Offers Aerial Views of a Changing Landscape | Paul Andersen | Travel & Outdoors | NewWest.Net

AFP Blog

A subsequent aerial study of pollution and trash in the lower Missouri River expanded the approach, coupling aerial photos with GPS locations Colorado Nonprofit Offers Aerial Views of a Changing Landscape | Paul Andersen | Travel & Outdoors | NewWest.Net : "But thanks to a new partnership, not everyone has to pay for a coveted spot, limited to four at a time, in EcoFlight founder Bruce Gordon’s single-engine Cessna.

Is Your State an Employment First State?

Vertex Systems

Missouri. . . What is the EFSLMP? The Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program is an initiative from the Office of Disability Employment Policy, a division of the Department of Labor. . Purpose of EFSLMP. The focus of the EFSLMP is to provide mentorship to "core states" through intensive technical assistance.

From Coast to Coast: How Healthcare Organizations are Handling the Outpouring of Support and In-Kind Gifts

Connection Cafe

Missouri (Phelps Health) : As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has indicated personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies are limited across the state. The concept of time for those of us staying at home who aren’t in direct services h as radically changed. Months ago, there were weekends when I felt as though I ran from one obligation to the next.

SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

Mobile Commons

A Springfield, Missouri library uses text messaging for patron services. A library in Springfield, Missouri is the most recent library to use text messaging to communicate with patrons about library materials. It’s not really news that text messaging is now a major communication channel between organizations and consumers. Here are three interesting and recent uses cases of text messaging around the nation today. Mobile strategists are the hottest new hire.

New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Louis, Missouri and the vast majority of our webinars are scheduled to accommodate nonprofits on the East Coast of the United States and Canada and Western Europe. Nonprofit Tech for Good is based in St. All webinars are presented live and not recorded ( for good reasons☻) , so nonprofits in Australia and Oceania are often unable to attend live unless they are willing to wake up very early.

Embrace Change To Grow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan 's (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people's feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

How To Help Your Employees Embrace Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan 's (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people's feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant.

Disability Vocational Training – “Start Earlier, Push Harder”

Vertex Systems

Those were a few of the suggestions given Wednesday to representatives of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s division of vocational rehabilitation.

Grant Writing and the Perfect Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

My mother was from the area, but my father was from Missouri. I don't know how much you know about Missouri, but I bet you know this: Missouri is the Show Me State. I grew up on a farm in Minnesota. My father, however, was the "tell me" father. Never an evening meal went by that we weren't all encouraged to tell what happened with our day. It was a bit of a competition to see which one of us kids could turn our day into a hilarious adventure.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant. O'Fallon, Missouri: Learn How to Apply for a $10,000 per Month Google AdWords Grant.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Missouri. Missouri charitable registration: $15. 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.

Change Is Inevitable. Change Is Good. Embrace Change.

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan ''s (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people''s feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

Tech Soup Blog

Louis, Missouri. Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City, Missouri: What Works In Social Media and Email Marketing for Nonprofits. Saint Louis, Missouri: What Is NetSquared St. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! The exact format isn't important, as long as we are consistently gathering the nonprofit and tech communities together so that they can learn from each other.

"Leveling the Playing Field" Through Broadband and Public Computers

NTEN

Some rural areas, like the Missouri county mentioned by Kelvin Simmons, Commissioner of the Office of Administration, have "absolutely no broadband access," which keeps students from doing homework assignments that are placed on school websites. Tourism in mostly rural southern Missouri, which experienced manufacturing decline decades ago without comparably-paid jobs, would be served, not only with better broadband coverage, but also public support for computers and training.

Wired for Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Louis, Missouri snuck in there, but I’ll have to ask Gene Austin, our CEO who hails from there. Author: Sara Spivey. I don’t know how many of you are old enough to remember Steve Martin in the movie “The Jerk” but there is a really funny scene where he explodes into exuberant jubilation when he realizes his name has “made” the phone book—he dances around and says, “The new phone book is here, I’m somebody now!”

Why Engaging Your Volunteers Will Help Your NPO Thrive

NonProfit Hub

HALO, which works with disadvantaged youth in Missouri and Africa, gives this award as part of a handful of awards at an annual happy hour to honor the volunteers. “We This article was originally published in our April/May issue of Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Sign up to get a free issue delivered to your mailbox. Also, check out our interviewee Andrew Stanley speaking at this year’s virtual and in-person Cause Camp conference. __.

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How To Help Your Employees Embrace Change

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan 's (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people's feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

Dr. Roger Dean Duncan On Change

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan ''s (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people''s feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

How To Embrace Change

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan 's (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people's feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

HOW TO: Tweet for an International Audience

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At about the time I quit working for the day (6pm in Missouri, USA), nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and Asia are coming online for another work day. Then, over the next 12 hours, on comes nonprofits in India, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. It’s amazing what happens on Twitter during our off hours and while we are sleeping – no matter where you tweet from in the world.

Going Against the Fundraising Grain: Three Unconventional Fundraising Tactics

NonProfit Hub

This trend started to help raise money for Landon, a child in northwest Missouri who suffers from cancer. Sometimes people dread fundraising because they view it as simply asking people to give you their money. However, you don’t have to take the common approach to fundraising. You can, and should, have fun to help your nonprofit raise money. We’ve asked around and collected some of our favorite, more unique fundraising approaches.

Insights On Change

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan 's (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people's feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

Embrace Change To Grow

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan ''s (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people''s feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln

Eric Jacobson

Fremont from his command in Missouri (September 9, 1861). Did Abraham Lincoln really say, " Get out of the office and circulate among the troops ," back in 1861? He did. But, not in those exact words. What he said, according to author Donald T. Phillips , is this: "His cardinal mistake is that he isolates himself, and allows nobody to see him; and by which he does not know what is going on in the very matter he is dealing with."

Embrace Change To Grow

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan 's (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people's feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

TechSoup Honors Unsung Heroes

Tech Soup Blog

I'd like you to meet Kerry Thomson at Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County, Indiana; Lori Chidgey of Corazon Ministries in San Antonio, Texas; Betty Martin of Cape Girardeau Public Library in Missouri; and the late Rory Foster of the Northwoods Wildlife Center in Minocqua, Wisconsin. " Betty Martin of the Cape Girardeau Public Library in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. From time to time, we love to feature the great work of people and organizations that we admire.

Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln

Eric Jacobson

Fremont from his command in Missouri (September 9, 1861). Did Abraham Lincoln really say, " Get out of the office and circulate among the troops ," back in 1861? He did. But, not in those exact words. What he said, according to author Donald T. Phillips , is this: "His cardinal mistake is that he isolates himself, and allows nobody to see him; and by which he does not know what is going on in the very matter he is dealing with."

Joint Statement from Museum Bloggers and Colleagues on Ferguson and Related Events

Museum 2.0

You can join us by… Posting and sharing this statement on your organization’s website or social media Contributing to and following the Twitter tag #museumsrespondtoFerguson which is growing daily Checking out Art Museum Teaching which has a regularly updated resource, Teaching #Ferguson: Connecting with Resources Sharing additional resources in the comments Asking your professional organization to respond Checking out the programs at The Missouri History Museum.

Embrace Change To Grow

Eric Jacobson

Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan ''s (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people''s feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human. Change is inevitable. Change is good.

10 Things to Know When Moving To A More ?Capable Software Platform

VisionLink

Hurricane Katrina was such an event for VisionLink, as was the more recent tornado through Joplin Missouri, which caused a 400% increase in system demand. We have helped move millions of records from one software solution to another. Here are some lessons learned about selecting a new solution and transferring your existing data to that new platform.

Leadership Lessons From Lincoln

Eric Jacobson

Fremont from his command in Missouri (September 9, 1861). Did Abraham Lincoln really say, " Get out of the office and circulate among the troops ," back in 1861? He did. But, not in those exact words. What he said, according to author Donald T. Phillips , is this: "His cardinal mistake is that he isolates himself, and allows nobody to see him; and by which he does not know what is going on in the very matter he is dealing with."

5 Ways Libraries Support Disaster Relief and Recovery

Tech Soup Blog

After the shooting of Michael Brown by the local police, the city of Ferguson, Missouri erupted in chaos, violence, and unrest. In July, wildfires swept through the Saskatchewan province in Canada, forcing more than 13,000 people to evacuate their homes. The Saskatoon Public Library opened its doors to these evacuees, and staff members stepped up their efforts to help the evacuees communicate with their family and friends.

The Corruption of Engagement

SocialFish

He likes to describe himself as “a young, whippersnapper upstart working in the uncultivated field of social media” but he’s actually a really bright and awesome expert in Google+ , specifically, and a grad student at the University of Missouri, interested in sociology, memetics (“memes not genes”), and cultural/digital anthropology. Please welcome our newest regular columnist, Ryan Crowe.

Aargon Agency Inc (For Federal Student Loan Debts)

SocialFish

They are headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, and have many offices spread out all over the country such as Missouri, Florida, Hawaii, and Colorado. Can medical bills really land you in trouble? The answer is yes. Medical bills can indeed land you in some significant trouble, which can lead to enormous amounts of debt.

Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships and Photo Competition

Have Fun - Do Good

The top four photos, one from each of SARE’s regions in the United States, will receive grand prizes of free attendance and accommodations at SARE’s 20th anniversary conference, March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City, Missouri. Did you know that according to the American Farm Bureau , in 2002, the average age of a farmer was 55? Sounds like we need to start fostering a next generation of farmers.

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How Do Fundraiser Bonds Protect Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

In her free time Danielle volunteers as a photographer for the city of Columbia, Missouri, and advocates for the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging. posted by. Danielle Rodabaugh , Educational Outreach Editor. at SuretyBonds.com. Some nonprofit organizations hire professional fundraisers to help them reach their funding goals more quickly and easily. But how do nonprofits know that the professionals they choose to work with will appropriate the funds in full?

Thank you #ASAE11

SocialFish

We asked people to donate a $5 or $10 bill to go to Joplin, the Missouri town decimated by the tornado a few months ago. So I know everyone is asking and waiting for my #ASAE11 recap, so I’ll just say up front that I’m not sure if I’ll do any analysis beyond this post. I just have a few simple things I want to say here, and I’m thrilled by all the great recap blog posts coming out of the conference that do a great job of showcasing the specifics of the meeting.

Why Kansas City Has a Shot at Bridging the Digital Divide

Tech Soup Blog

It is the largest city in Missouri and since 2000 has been growing again. I had the opportunity to participate in the launch of the new Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. It addresses the thorny problem of bringing the 25 percent or so of people in the city who are still not participating in the information age to inclusion. I say thorny because despite the nearly $300 million in stimulus funding awarded by the U.S.