Honoring both Funders and Fundraisers on National Philanthropy Day

Connection Cafe

National Philanthropy Day—minus the turkey—is much the same, with our family comprised of funder and fundraiser alike, with donors committed to the communities where we live and work joining with the professionals who have helped them match passion with cause.

Celebrating The Nation's Founding

VisionLink

It began on the 4 th of July, that day in Philadelphia, when our fathers brought forth a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to proposition that all men are equal. As is our tradition here at VisionLink, passing on holiday insights from Stan Stahl.

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!

VisionLink

The United Way Worldwide declared February 11 as National 2-1-1 Day to recognize the importance of an anonymous, easy to remember 3-digit phone number (211) that was available to 24/7. VisionLink Is Proud To Support 2-1-1s Do you know 2-1-1?

A Worthy Read: National Education Technology Plan

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just finished reading the National Education Technology Plan , and I can recommend it to anyone interested in the future of technology in American education. These kinds of plans can be impenetrable, but I found this one quite readable and understandable. It is full of examples of interesting ed tech from for-profits and nonprofits, as well as local, state and federal government agencies.

National 2-1-1 Day

VisionLink

Today, 2/11, is national 2-1-1 day in honor of the call and resource specialists, and the many community organizations which work so hard to connect needs and assets in communities across the United States and beyond. Congratulations 2-1-1!

4 Ways to Recognize Volunteers for National Volunteer Month

NonProfit Hub

April is National Volunteer Month! The post 4 Ways to Recognize Volunteers for National Volunteer Month appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Yes, you heard that right: there is a whole month dedicated to honoring volunteers across the country.

Guatemalan National Police Archive Goes Online

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Guatemalan government human rights ombudsman invited the Benetech Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG) to analyze the contents of the estimated 80 million documents in the Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive or the Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (AHPN). You can read more about the Guatemalan National Police Archive digital repository here. Benetech archive Martus National Police Archive human rights disappearances Patrick Ball Guatemala

February 11, 2015: National 2-1-1 Day

VisionLink

Today, February 11th, is National 2-1-1 Day and VisionLink would like to be the first to say how proud we are to support 2-1-1s and their mission to provide free and confidential information and referral services to millions of Americans nationwide. Right now, 2-1-1 operators across the nation are assisting with requests for services including housing, food, health care, and a variety of other services. Happy National 2-1-1 Day for the VisionLink Team!

National Information and Referral Services Day

VisionLink

In 2011 the Senate passed S.RES.241 declaring November 16 as "National Information and Referral Services Day" at the request of the Alliance of Information and Referral Services (AIRS). VisionLink , provider of CommunityOS , is honored to support nearly one out of every four calls made to 2-1-1 across the nation.

Our EveryAction Hero: United Nations Foundation

Everyaction

Created in 1998, the United Nations Foundation links the United Nations' work with others around the world, helping the UN address a range of global issues, including climate change, global health, women’s empowerment, peace and security, poverty eradication, and more. What does the United Nations Foundation do? AJ: Our mission is to support the work of the United Nations and to connect people and resources to the UN.

Our EveryAction Hero: National Women's Law Center

Everyaction

Since 1972, the National Women’s Law Center has worked tirelessly to protect and advance the progress of women and girls in virtually every aspect of their lives. In recent months, fueled by the increasingly polarizing political and social climate, the National Women’s Law Center has become a pivotal player in the resistance movement. How would you describe the mission of the National Women’s Law Center?

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Top Five Tips from National Volunteer Week

NonProfit Hub

National Volunteer Week 2017 has come to an end, but treating your volunteers well should be a priority each and every one of the other 51 weeks. In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we compiled our top five tips to motivate your volunteers and keep them coming back.

Social Media, Fortresses and Free Agents with Danielle Brigida of National Wildlife Federation

NetWits

If you’ve been around the non-profit social media scene for any amount of time you’ve probably heard of (or even met) Danielle Brigida from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF).

Improving the Donor Experience Across National and Affiliate Offices

Connection Cafe

Whether coming from the national office or one of its local affiliates, there should be little variation in that message. Sharing data, as basic as it sounds, can be very challenging for nonprofit organizations that have a national office and local affiliates.

Solving Nonprofit Marketing Challenges across National and Affiliate Offices

Connection Cafe

It takes both a local and national presence to implement the strategies that will allow a nonprofit to make an impact. Vice versa, there are donors who want to support expanded research and larger programs managed by the national office.

SMS Nation: August Edition

Mobile Commons

Welcome to this month’s edition of SMS Nation! Thank you for reading this month’s edition of SMS Nation! The post SMS Nation: August Edition appeared first on Mobile Commons.

SMS Nation: October Edition

Mobile Commons

Welcome to this month’s edition of SMS Nation! Texas is ranked 42 nd in the nation for voter registration, and last for voter turnout. Thank you for reading this month’s edition of SMS Nation! The post SMS Nation: October Edition appeared first on Mobile Commons.

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Wild Apricot Blog

It''s National Volunteer Week - how is your organization celebrating? national volunteer week Volunteers

SMS Nation: July Edition

Mobile Commons

Thanks for reading this month’s edition of SMS Nation! The post SMS Nation: July Edition appeared first on Mobile Commons. As 2015 rolls into summer, it brings with it the usual round of interesting text messaging related news.

Lori Warrens Talks 2-1-1 on National 2-1-1 Day!

VisionLink

VisionLink''s Senior Director of Community Relations, Lori Warrens, was mentioned in the National 2-1-1 press release " United Way Declares February 11 as National 2-1-1 Day " where she shares statistics and other information on the valuable 2-1-1 telephone service.

National Breakthrough Network

VisionLink

Membership by application, and approved by the members themselves (not by us here at VisionLink), the National Breakthrough Network is an extraordinary group of thought leaders improving practice across the nation. The National Breakthrough Network, launched in 2007, is built on the straightforward premise that results are more powerful when stakeholders commit time and resources to work together.

Charity Commission to join national fraud database

AFP Blog

Charity Commission to join national fraud database : The Charity Commission is to become a member of Cifas, the national fraud database, so it can develop a risk fraud profile of the charity sector and provide a means of checking trustees for linkage to fraud and rights to remain in the UK.

Why Nonprofits Should Celebrate National Bike to Work Day

Frogloop

Now that we’re well into spring season, it’s the perfect time to participate in National Bike to Work Week, with National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19th!

Safe & Well Launched Nation-Wide

VisionLink

When disaster strikes, trying to find out how your friends and family are doing can be agonizing. Not knowing is an awful feeling. To meet this need, the American Red Cross offers Safe & Well.

National Press Club on Bookshare Partnerships with Universities and Publishers

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm really looking forward to my first ever National Press Club talk in Washington D.C. Tags: NPC National Press Club newsmaker Bookshare coming up on April 29th.

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Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National | Globalnews.ca

AFP Blog

Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National | Globalnews.ca : ''via Blog this

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Happy National Day of Unplugging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The National Day of Unplugging is a 24 hour period – running from sunset to sunset – and starts on the first Friday in March. The project is an adaption of the ancient ritual of carving out one day per week to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.

To Act Nationally or Globally, Think Locally

Connection Cafe

By Susie Gorden, Congressional Management Foundation. Sometimes the best way to make a nationwide or global impact starts closer to home, maybe right in your backyard. We all know the value of building relationships with Members of Congress and local legislators.

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Planning for National Volunteer Week

Wild Apricot Blog

This year, National Volunteer Week will be celebrated April 21-27th. national volunteer week VolunteersHere are some resources to help you plan your volunteer recognition activities.

Perspectives from the Charitable Giving Report: National World War II Museum

Connection Cafe

At The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, fundraising is all about data and their data is all about their donors. At The National World War II Museum, they fundraise at a national level. “It’s

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Happy National Volunteer Week!

NTEN

This week is National Volunteer Week ! Inspired by National Volunteer Week, we’d like to reiterate some of the ways one can volunteer and get involved with NTEN and be at the center of social change.

Panda Nation is DIY Done Right: An Interview with WWF’s Jonathan Cass

Connection Cafe

World Wildlife Fund’s Panda Nation gets all of these concepts right, thanks in part to the always innovative Jonathan Cass. In this interview, Jonathan shares details of the past, present, and future of Panda Nation. ” What is Panda Nation?

The State of the Canadian Web Nation | NTEN

AFP Blog

The State of the Canadian Web Nation | NTEN : "About 90% of your major donors are visiting your website before making their first gift. But almost half of you don’t have a web strategy in place. Are you okay with this? Probably not. And you’ve probably heard stats like this before. You maybe even quote them. You also probably have no idea where they came from, or if they’re accurate." ''via Blog this''. NPWebContent NPWebdesign NPwebStrategy

New Member: National Breakthrough Network

VisionLink

The National Breakthrough Network is proud to welcome as its newest member, Jon McKenzie of Sarasota and Manatee Counties'' IDEAS (Integrated Data Exchange Alliance of the Suncoast). The National Breakthrough Network is sponsored and supported by VisionLink. Much more than a "users group" this national network selects its own members and takes on some of the most forward thinking and pressing strategic and tactical issues in the field of community resource and client management.

National Potluck: a virtual event in action

Connection Cafe

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has come up with a way to let us all extend the holiday - as well as to celebrate their anniversaries and two decades of accomplishments. Author: Sally Heaven. Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday, but it's usually over way too fast.

National Day of Unplugging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s precisely when the National Day of Unplugging (NDU) starts. I’m about to hop on a plane and fly from Beirut back home in a few hours.

NTEN and National Volunteer Week

NTEN

This week is National Volunteer Week ! Points of Light, the organization that established this program in 1974, notes, "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." Inspired by National Volunteer Week, NTEN took a few hours of work time to volunteer in our local communities.

VisionLink Supports the National Academy Foundation’s Work-Based Learning Fellows

VisionLink

Members of the NAF WBL Fellows 2014 The National Academy Foundation (NAF) is a leader in preparing high school students for college and career success.

U.K. cancer charity fundraiser teen Stephen Sutton dies - National | Globalnews.ca

AFP Blog

cancer charity fundraiser teen Stephen Sutton dies - National | Globalnews.ca : TORONTO – A British teen who raised over $5.86 million (CDN) for charity and inspired people around the world has passed away, his family has announced. At the age of 15, Stephen Sutton was diagnosed with bowel cancer and was told two years later by his doctors that his cancer was incurable. Related Stories Stephen Sutton surpassed his bucket list fundraising goal after posting his "final thumbs up."

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2012 National Conference on Volunteering and Service

Amy Sample Ward

Date : June 17, 2012. Location : Chicago, IL. Topic : Social Media for Social Good Pre-Conference. Description : This half-day workshop will cover basic and intermediate levels of social media topics including an introduction to core tools, evaluation, implementation and strategic application.