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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.

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.

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?

Happy National Walking Day! #walkatwork

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Happy National Walking Day! Every year, the American Heart Association sponsors National Walking Day on the first Wednesday in April. National Walking Day is a great day to get started walking everyday!

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.

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants

SocialFish

——————— Everyone say hi to Claire Berlin, Membership and Communications Coordinator, National Society of Accountants! The post Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants appeared first on SocialFish.

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?

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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

Celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

For the entire month of October, TechSoup and our donor partners will be participating in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (also known as NCSAM). October might be a time for ghosts and monsters, but there are some other evils lurking out there: Internet malware, viruses, and threats!

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.

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.

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.

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

Association Social Media: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

SocialFish

The post Association Social Media: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) appeared first on SocialFish.

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.

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.

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United Nations Sets a New Agenda for Global Philanthropy

Tech Soup Blog

Now that the United Nations Millennium Development Goals have expired and in some ways, have succeeded surprisingly well , the UN has developed a new set of even more ambitious goals. Image : United Nations and Project Everyone / CC BY-SA.

When Foundations Collaborate to Solve the World’s Problems

Connection Cafe

CoF’s work with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a great example of collaboration in action. Foundations 2030 COF Council on Foundations foundation good is for everyone Outcomes philanthropy SDGs Sustainable Development Goals United Nations Vikki Spruill

Your Volunteers Rock! Be Sure to Tell Them How During National Volunteer Week

Wild Apricot Blog

April 12 to 18th is National Volunteer Week in Canada and the U.S. national volunteer week webinar Volunteers Here are some resources to help you recognize and celebrate with your volunteers - including our Expert Webinar on "Converting Joiners to Stayers", tips and tools from Volunteer Canada and Points of Light.

Nonprofit Start-Up Fever Hits the Valley, Sweeps the Nation

ASU Lodestar Center

The same graph using national data shows the same summer 2014 spike. posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

Donor-Advised Funds: Philanthropy’s Hot-Button Issue

Connection Cafe

The Donor: Establish a DAF with a public charity, like a community foundation, or a charitable fund (Fidelity Charitable or the National Philanthropic Trust, for example). According to the National Philanthropic Trus t (NPT), between 2013 and 2014, DAFs grew by 8.8%

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National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering for Arts Organizations , Guest Post by Mary Trudel and Rory MacPherson. From these questions, our national study, How Strong is Your Social Net?

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.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

——————— In today’s interview, we’re talking to Melissa Zinder, Manager, Social Media & Online Initiatives at the National Business Officers Association!

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#GivingTuesday: Why I Am Participating in the National Day of Giving on November 27, 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Giving Tuesday hopes to spark a movement of people and organizations who want to celebrate giving and encourage more and smarter giving during the holiday season. The intent is to create an annual national day of giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving or this year on November 27, 2012. The campaign will encourage philanthropic activities that support nonprofit organizations.

#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

Connection Cafe

IMPACT 2030 is the Global Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Outcomes + Impact #Impact2030 Global Summit millennials philanthropy SDGs Social Good Sustainable Development Goals United Nations volunteerism

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.

It’s On! National Volunteer Week 2015

Wild Apricot Blog

National Volunteer Week is on from April 12 to 18. national volunteer week Volunteers Here are some ideas for how you can recognize your amazing volunteers and share your stories.

Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)

SocialFish

——————— Welcome to Tracie Rollins, social media manager for the National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)!

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Donor-Advised Funds: Insight from the Experts

Connection Cafe

According to a study released this fall by the National Philanthropic Trust , the assets held in these charitable funds increased almost 24% last year to a whopping $70.7 Nonprofit Fundraising donor advised fund Giving USA Foundation Grants National Philanthropic Trust

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A Different Story of Thanksgiving: The Repatriation Journey of Glenbow Museum and the Blackfoot Nations

Museum 2.0

Blackfoot people are from four First Nations: Siksika, Kainai, Apatohsipiikani, and Ammskaapipiikani (Piikani). Together, the four nations call themselves the Niitsitapi, the Real People. I spent last week holed up in a cabin, working on my forthcoming book, The Art of Relevance.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival June 2015: Motivation for the Nonprofit Nation

Wild Apricot Blog

Want to find out how to motivate your volunteers, donors, supporters and board members? Check out our Nonprofit Blog Carnival round-up for June. membership Non-profit nonprofit blog carnival

Netroots Nation Conference Highlights

Frogloop

Netroots Nation , one of the leading conferences for activists to gather and participate in 70 panels and 30 training training sessions, caucuses and strategy sessions wrapped up on Sunday and had some terrific take-aways. This was my first time at Netroots Nation, but definitely not my last.

The State of the Canadian Web Nation

NTEN

The State of the (Canadian) (Web) Nation, according to over 500 charities. So we decided to poll Canadian charities to get a better sense of what the state of the web nation actually is. Holly Wagg. Chief Digital Architect & Philanthropic Counsel. Good Works.

#GivingTuesday || The Super Bowl of Crowdfunding

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday end of year giving giving tuesday National Day of Giving In 2012 I helped staff the social media “war room” for Super Bowl XLVI – the most socially connected sporting event up to that point.

SMS Nation: September 2015, Nonprofit Edition

Mobile Commons

Welcome to this month’s nonprofit edition of SMS Nation! The post SMS Nation: September 2015, Nonprofit Edition appeared first on Mobile Commons. From overall text message strategy and success to text therapy, SMS is making great forward strides in supporting the goals of nonprofits.

A Meet & Greet with Your Favorite Social Media Archetypes [Infographic]

NetWits

Social Media Blackbaud National Wildlife Federation SmallAct Social Archetypes Social Influencer social media Social Media for Nonprofits

TechSoup Global at National Day of Civic Hacking

Tech Soup Blog

On June 1, programmers, activists, and civic leaders participated in the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH) across 83 U.S. Arthur Grau of NetSquared Honolulu reported back on the National Day of Civic Hacking/Code for Hawaii event in Honolulu.