NCE in Nashville

NCE Social Media

For folks who are in Nashville for the NCE Summer Leadership Institute , please make sure to visit Holly Ross’ sessions on social media on Saturday. Her concurrent session on social media is at 9:00 am to 10:45 am and she is the keynote speaker at lunch on Saturday. You’re in for a treat. Holly was just named to the Nonprofit Times’ 2009 Power & Influence Top 50 List. This list identified the 50 key people in nonprofit organizations throughout the US.

5 Ways Hands On Nashville Rocked The Music City on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

This week we’re talking #bikesandbakedgoods (a winning combination), and how Hands On Nashville used #GivingTuesday to create local impact – with 5 fundraising ideas to help you rock your next campaign. Introducing Hands On Nashville. Hands On Nashville (HON) works to meet community needs through volunteerism. This is How they Rolled: On #GivingTuesday, HON set up a tent outside their building in downtown Nashville from 11:30a.m. –

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Holly Ross at NCE

NCE Social Media

If you were at NCE in Nashville and saw Holly Ross , you will want to see her blog posts about her time with NCE. Tags: Education and Training Tools holly nashville nce nten presentation ross slideshare Entry 1. Entry 2. Here are her two PowerPoint presentations from it.

Combine Virtual and In-Person Networking Before Conferences to Increase Engagement

The MatrixFiles

I’m attending Non Dues-a-Palooza (NDAP) next week in Nashville, in person. NDAP is a conference devoted to helping associations and nonprofits increase their non-dues revenue by bringing together execs and solution providers, through case studies and panels.

Using Video to Promote Your Meetings and Conferences

The MatrixFiles

I recently attended Non Dues a Palooza (NDaP) in Nashville, TN. The QR code led me to a video from Teri, welcoming me to Nashville, inviting me to the pre-conference happy hour, sharing highlights for the next day, and providing me with contact information if I have questions.

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Women’s History Month: 11 Nonprofits That Are Advocating For Female Empowerment

Kindful

Girls Write Nashville. Girls Write Nashville. Mission: Girls Write Nashville is a nonprofit songwriting mentorship program based in Nashville, TN, that cultivates empowered expression and positive community for teen girls. Headquarters in: Nashville, TN.

What’s It Like to Travel These Days?

The MatrixFiles

Since last July, I’ve been to Santa Fe, Boston, Nashville, San Diego, San Francisco, and New York City. I never really stopped traveling during the pandemic. Yes, I traveled a whole lot less, but I have seen my mom several times, I went on vacation, and I have attended out of town conferences.

Gravitate Solutions Announces Partnership with Americaneagle.com

Gravitate

Currently, Americaneagle.com employs 500+ professionals in offices around the world including Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Washington DC, Switzerland, and Bulgaria.

Weekly update from PND

Candid

million to help preserve affordable housing in Arlington County, Virginia, and Nashville, Tennessee. A weekly update with the latest news from PND. Amazon to invest $161.5 million in preserving affordable housing. December 16, 2021. Amazon has announced commitments totaling $161.5

Apply for the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellowship

NTEN

Nashville, TN: 1 position (sponsored by Google Fiber). While day-to-day has been moving online for the past decade, the pandemic forced institutions to quickly move all services online. The attempt thrust digital inequity into the public’s awareness.

11 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Instagram

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nashville Symphony :: web.stagram.com/n/nashvillesymphony. For the mobile social media manager, Instagram is a must-download photo-sharing smartphone app – and with more than 80 million users who to date have shared over four billion photos – its quickly becoming a community that early adopter nonprofits have added to their regular list of must-do’s.

The voice and vision of the volunteer

ASU Lodestar Center

Cockrell Coleman is the pioneer of an effort started in his hometown (Nashville, TN) 10 years ago called The Beginners Leadership Achievement Awards. His plan is to combine the awards into a high-quality community mentoring resource in one of Nashville’s least developed communities

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Mental Health Awareness Month: 10 Nonprofits Advocating For Change

Kindful

Headquarters in: Nashville, TN. This Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers. On this page, you’ll find their missions and ways to support their important work, as well as some resources for nonprofit professionals.

Sexual Assault Awareness And Prevention Month: 11 Nonprofits Advocating For Change

Kindful

Headquarters in: Nashville, TN. Headquarters in: Nashville, TN. This Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers.

A Twitter follower is worth $0.24

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was also about the same time as the flood in Nashville. This terrible flood didn’t spare the Nashville Symphony Orchestra (NSO), an event that he first learned about through his social networks. In my small-scale “free agent” crowdfunding experiment for the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, I ended up with $235 from 1,000 followers by the deadline. Nothing is lost and my “free agent” effort didn’t cannibalize the Nashville Symphony’s efforts.

Building Immersive, Innovative Digital Experiences for Arts and Culture

Forum One

The Frist Art Museum: Inspiring cultural curiosity in Nashville. The Frist Art Museum is a destination for art, culture, and community in Nashville, TN.

Forum One Wins 7 WebAwards

Forum One

The Frist Art Museum is a destination for art, culture, and community in the heart of Nashville, TN. We are excited to announce that Forum One has been recognized as a 2021 WebAwards winner of seven awards in six different categories!

Q&A with sgLEADERS: H. Beecher Hicks, III, National Museum of African American Music

sgEngage

Beecher Hicks III, President & CEO of the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) in Nashville, TN.

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Philanthropy Cloud Adds New Volunteer Management Capabilities for National Volunteer Week

Saleforce Nonprofit

Whether it’s the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, tornadoes in Nashville, or the pandemic response in Phoenix, HandsOn Connect works to smooth the way for more volunteers to help. By: Melissa Hill-Dees, Founding Partner of HandsOn Connect Cloud Solutions.

Meaningful imagery can communicate experience

Achieve

Heidi Jewell is a Nashville-based photographer, writer and host/producer on the PBS Digital web series, “You Ought to Know Nashville,” which she launched in partnership with Nashville Public Television. Guest post by Heidi Jewell. Quality imagery and consistency with smart branding are vital for any organization trying to tell a story visually. Visuals are a powerful tool for communicating what you do and should never be overlooked.

United Way Community Leaders Conference

VisionLink

The UW Community Leaders Conference is under way right now in Nashville, TN. Participants include leaders from the private sector, elected officials, other non-profit organizations, and of course local United Ways across America. The focus? On how organizations can work together to make change happen in communities through strengthening education, income and health. An appropriate focus, yes? What we learn, earn, and how well we live are so completely intertwined.

Arts & Cultural Takeaways from bbcon 2019

Connection Cafe

It’s been nearly two months since bbcon 2019 in Nashville, and I’m still thinking about the live music, inspiring mainstage content, and incredible sessions delivered in the Arts & Cultural track. Here are three takeaways I am bringing into 2020; whether you joined us in Nashville, or you’re considering attending bbcon 2020 in Seattle , I hope some of these ideas resonate.

How Investing In Ongoing Nonprofit Professional Development Keeps Fundraisers On The Ball And Ahead Of The Game

Kindful

What do these scenarios have in common? . An organization in London raised five times its original fundraising goal on a particular project. A fundraising professional from Texas crafted a monthly giving program from scratch.

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Why Diversifying Your P2P Strategy is Critical to your Organization’s Health

sgEngage

Nashville State Community College is using crowdfunding to support areas of student life that historically make it harder to graduate, like financial aid, child care or even transportation. It would be fair to say that the entire social good sector was shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Forum One Wins 12 Communicator Awards

Forum One

The Frist Art Museum is a destination for art, culture, and community in the heart of Nashville, TN. We are excited to announce that Forum One has been recognized as a 2021 Communicator Awards winner of 12 awards in six different categories!

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Announcing the Digital Inclusion Fellowship

NTEN

The Digital Inclusion Fellowship will pair 16 individuals with local community organizations in the eight Google Fiber metro areas - Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Kansas City, Nashville, Provo, Raleigh-Durham, and Salt Lake City - where they’ll spend a year expanding, designing, or building digital inclusion programs. “We’re

Forum One Wins 12 Davey Awards!

Forum One

The Frist Art Museum is a destination for art, culture, and community in the heart of Nashville, TN. We are excited to share that we have been selected for 12 Davey Awards for our “Creative David” excellence in web design.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 119: Leading for Innovation

Connection Cafe

Today’s episode, recorded at bbcon 2019 in Nashville features Kyla Shawyer of DSIL, an agency that works with organizations to innovate through systems changes and human-centered design. Innovation is a big buzzword today, but what does it actually mean for social good organizations to innovate? And how can leaders create an atmosphere that allows for innovation?

Q&A with sgLEADERS: H. Beecher Hicks, III, National Museum of African American Music

Connection Cafe

Beecher Hicks III, President & CEO of the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) in Nashville, TN.

Unique Tips for Fundraising Professionals, Live From the 2021 Collaborative: Virtual Sessions

Classy

Geng Wang , CEO and co-founder of Civic Champs, sat down with Lori Shinton , president and CEO at Hands On Nashville; Aled Hollingworth , Boston’s development director of buildOn; and Kevin Sims , national director of Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Appreciation for 501 Tech Club Leaders

NTEN

This week is National Volunteer Week ! Points of Light, the organization that established this program in 1974, says "National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change – discovering and actively demonstrating their collective power to make a difference."

Today's Learn & Lead Quotes

Eric Jacobson

"Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible." -- Colin Powell, quoted in the Nashville Tennessean. "If If you really want to understand something, the best way is to try and explain it to someone else." -- Author Douglas Adams, quoted in The Boston Globe. When you re-read a classic you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before." -- Clifton Fadiman.

Nonprofit Donor Newsletters | Print or Enews?

Pamela Grow

” And who doesn’t remember the story of Nashville Rescue Mission’s donor newsletter ? Recently one of our Grow Report subscribers wrote in: Hi, Pam.

World of Woe?

Get Fully Funded

There were a couple of stories about the flooding in Nashville and about the loss of jobs because of it. While it’s heartbreaking to read about the devastation of the flooding in Nashville, it’s equally heartwarming to read about the people who are helping their neighbors. Is it just me or does it seem to be one disaster after another these days? I’m a pretty optimistic kind of girl, but golly there’s a lot of bad news lately.

Celebrating Women Leaders in the Arts & Cultural Sector for International Women’s Day 2020

Connection Cafe

I had a total fan-girl moment meeting Colleen when she delivered the Arts & Cultural track’s keynote at bbcon 2019 in Nashville last October.

What Does It Take To Build Strong Business Relationships?

Eric Jacobson

It takes: Trust Confidence Respect Support Appreciation That is what it takes to make relationships what they need to be in order for everyone to benefit says Don Klein, CEO of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, as recently quoted in Associations Now magazine.

Community is even better when it's face-to-face: Check out your local NTEN 501 Tech Club!

NTEN

Sue Anne Reed is in the very early stages of getting the Nashville Club started, with the goal of a first meeting sometime this summer. Besides Minneapolis and Nashville , groups have started up in Ohio , South Florida , Salt Lake City , and Connecticut. tech club logo. Online community is pretty amazing stuff.

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Unique Tips for Fundraising Professionals, Live From the 2021 Collaborative: Virtual Sessions

Classy

Geng Wang , CEO and co-founder of Civic Champs, sat down with Lori Shinton , president and CEO at Hands On Nashville; Aled Hollingworth , Boston’s development director of buildOn; and Kevin Sims , national director of Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Apply to Give Money Away on Oprah's Reality Show, "The Big Give"

Have Fun - Do Good

It also looks like they are doing open casting calls in Los Angeles, Nashville, Chicago and New York at the end of this month and the beginning of next month. If someone asked you, and ten other contestants, to come up with the most creative way to, " take a given amount of money and other resources and multiply them before giving them away to help others ," would you win? That is the premise of Oprah's new reality show, "The Big Give."

The Big Payback is Coming!

Connection Cafe

In line with other Giving Events, like Amplify Austin and Richmond’s The Amazing Raise, The Big Payback is Nashville’s opportunity to highlight our spirit of generosity and support the work of local nonprofits. The Big Payback is coming May 5, 2015, and I am excited to be supporting Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art this year.

Maximizing Meetings: 3 M’s to Make Event Committee Meetings Meaningful

NonProfit Hub

Tammy has managed events for more than 23 years in major markets such as Los Angeles, Nashville, Boston and Washington, DC, and has managed more than 75 special events in her career. Tammy Moloy is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. She leads the Events Strategy Team at Ashley|Rountree and Associates —a nonprofit consulting firm based in Louisville, Kentucky.

The 5 Things You Absolutely Can’t Miss at #bbcon 2014

Connection Cafe

And this year it’s all happening in Nashville, TN—The Music City. We’ll see you in Nashville. We’re days away from Blackbaud’s premier conference for nonprofits. This is the conference where around two thousand nonprofit professionals come together to re-charge their passion, power on for their missions, and get energized with peers.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Nashville, Tennessee: Apps4Change Demo Breakfast — Nashville — September 2017. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5. We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community.