WEB Network: The Well-Being and Equity Bridging Network

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I have been working on an exciting project along with dream team of network thinkers and people who are excited about the idea of how collective action drives health in our communities. The network is called “WEB” which stands for The Well-Being and Equity Bridging (WEB) Network.

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. The report is packed with insights into how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.

The Networked Nonprofit – #10NTC

Amy Sample Ward

Social networks and social media has busted out of the marketing communications and fundraising silos and changing the way nonprofits deliver programs, manage, and even govern. This session will take a look about these trends and how nonprofits can equipment themselves to be networked nonprofits. What is the Networked Nonprofit? Working through networks allows us to scale social change projects geographically and geometrically.

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ASU Lodestar Center

Networking. It’s simple: networking is necessary to progress at any level in business and is especially paramount for nonprofit leaders. Networking helps build a professional reputation backed by a cadre of supporters and believers. Sentari Minor networking

How Networked Nonprofits Visualize Their Networks

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Photo Tweeted by @starfocus during a network mapping session at NWF. Danielle connected me to Daniel Chu, Vice President, Affiliate and Regional Strategies and resident network weaving enthusiast. They used sticky notes to visualize the network. E-Mediat Networks

Infographic: Nonprofits and Social Networking

TechImpact

According to The Foundation Center , only 45% of nonprofits are actively utilizing the power of social media to reach and interact with the public. Below are a few statistics you might find surprising how many nonprofits are using, or not using, social media.

Book Review: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

Amy Sample Ward

I recently got my copy of Measuring the Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter and Katie Delahaye Paine. One that really speaks to me is the point that “measurement helps nonprofits understand and improve their social networks.”

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The Well-Being & Equity Bridging (WEB) Network

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The last few months I have been honored to serve on a team as a trainer, a team lead by Leadership Learning Community with the purpose to activate a network focused on the intersectionality of equity, well-being, and health.

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

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How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. Last year, Alan invited me to keynote the New Media Consortium ’s virtual conference to talk about the future of social and nonprofits. And, of course, to revisit my Cute Dog Theory and see how it applies to Networked Nonprofits.

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

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Your professional network is your greatest asset no matter what stage you are in your nonprofit career, whether you are an emerging leader or an acknowledged thought leader in your industry or somewhere in between. How do you create the inner circle of your network?

Announcing Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book

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Keo Savon, the young Cambodian woman supported by Measuring Networked Nonprofit book royalties. We had an all-star team of nonprofit, philanthropy, and measurement experts as peer reviewers who helped make the book more useful. Buy a Copy of the Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.

The Networked Nonprofit Board

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The last chapter of the Networked Nonprofit is on networked governance. There were no examples – so the last chapter of the book is speculative, based on the best thinking of the people who have looked at networked governance.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

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I just returned from doing two days of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit training in Mexico City with Oxfam Mexico and participants from offices throughout Latin America, South America, and Caribbean.

Book: The Network Weaver Handbook

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My friend and colleague, June Holley , has written a much anticipated book, The Network Weaver Handbook. If you are interested in building networks or working as Networked Nonprofit, you need this book right now! Books Networked Nonprofit Networks

Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

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The 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report provides some incredible data on how 11K+ nonprofits are using social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others. Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks?

Networking Your Nonprofit: The Basics

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Networking Your Nonprofit: The Basics : Things to Think About The following are some questions from our article — Networking 101: Understanding Your Needs — that might help to guide your network planning process by taking stock of what you have and need

KONY, Networked Nonprofits, and Transparency

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In practice, it’s meant that mining of coltan is no longer possible for artisanal miners, who’ve lost their main source of financial support – instead, mining is now dominated by armed groups, who have the networks and resources to smuggle the minerals out of the country and conceal their origins.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

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Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Also on Day 2, we shared examples of Networked NGOs from different places in the world as well as used a case study exercise focusing on NGOs in Pakistan that had used social media effectively.

The Networked Nonprofit in Kenya

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I decided to stay a few extra days and facilitate a workshop on the Networked Nonprofit for local NGOs. In addition to the Networked Nonprofit , I brought copies of books from colleagues that might be of interest to local NGOs. The Networked Nonprofit In Kenya.

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Wisdom About Networks From Encore Network

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Wisdom About Networks From Encore Network – A Guest Post by Leslye Louie and Lyle Hurst. We hope others in Beth’s network will find the SSIR article interesting and helpful. Nancy has gone on to pioneer other networks to promote the broader Encore movement. -

The Networked NGO in India

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This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers.

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Networked Nonprofits Avoid Scarcity Thinking

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Join Allison Fine and me on June 21st at 1-2 PM PST/4-5 PM EST for the launch of The Networked Nonprofit published by Jossey-Bass. Today, Allison Fine and I, along with Marc Sirkin and Danielle Brigida did a free webinar for care2 about The Networked Nonprofit.

A Guide to Evaluating Networks

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This was fairly early in the Foundation’s exploration of networks and Madeleine came in to discuss her approach to evaluating networks. We draw a lot of network depictions on napkins and had an amazing conversation. Real network examples.

The Networked NGO: Translating the Networked Nonprofit and 1-11-11 Club

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Networked NGO. I spent my part of my birthday giving a presentation at the Packard Foundation Program Forum on translating the Networked Nonprofit into the Networked NGO. Networked NGO View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Networked Nonprofit Networks

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Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

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It’s about how Networked Nonprofits can use data to drive social change. My work this year as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation has been focused on testing frameworks and principles for the book and collecting stories.

Networked Nonprofit Update: November

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I’d like to use this post to share some of the responses to the Networked Nonprofit at different book events and online during the past month and let you know about upcoming events in November. Networked Nonprofit in Vegas. The Networked Nonprofit in Japan. >&#

The Networked Professional: Principles of Effective Online Networking

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For example, this week they will attend a workshop at LinkedIn where LinkedIn employees will coach them on online networking tips and taking advantage of the platform for online networking. Connect Thoughtfully: Friending policy for each online social network you use.

Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset

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Today, I have the honor of doing a session at The Allstate Foundation ‘s 60th Anniversary Executive Summit (hashtag #60summit ) where I’ll be talking about leading nonprofits with a network mindset. A network mindset means exercising leadership through active participation.

The Networked Nonprofit in Holland!

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5 Book Recommendations for Nonprofit Networking and Data Nerds

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But it is also a quiet time of year and a good time to catch up on reading. Also, if you are looking for a last minute gift for the nonprofit networking and data nerd in your life, here’s some book recommendations.

The Networked Nonprofit Update

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Allison Fine and I have been thrilled with the reception that our book, The Networked Nonprofit , has received. Networked Nonprofits: The Eva Longoria Case Study by Mark Drapeau, shares some examples and thoughts about Networked Nonprofits and free agent fundraisers.

NTC Reflections: The Networked Nonprofit

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Allison Fine and I did a session called The Networked Nonprofit that we designed. We covered the themes in our soon to be published book, The Networked Nonprofit , and engaged the audience in a conversation about these themes. Photo by Geoff Livingston.

The Networked Nonprofit Book Arrived!

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Yesterday, an advanced copy of our book, The Networked Nonprofit , arrived. The Nonprofit 2.0 The Networked Nonprofit: Beth Kanter And Allison Fine Tell Orgs How To Use Technology To Their Advantage Huffington Post, Jonathan Harris.

A Few Reviews of The Networked Nonprofit

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One of the most gratifying things about the publication of the book, The Networked Nonprofit , is that it has re-connected me to colleagues and past clients as well as making connections to new people. I have another foot in the not-so-networked world with my major organization.

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Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development

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I just published a blog post over at the SSIR blog called “ Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development.” Having a robust, well-connected network can help your nonprofit find new resources, get new ideas and inspiration, and be more effective.

Networked Nonprofits Deconstruct Social Media Fears

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This morning Allison Fine and I got up extra early for a Bagels and Books Event for The Networked Nonprofit at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service here in NYC. Tags: Networked Nonprofit Organizational Culture

Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

NetWits

The 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report was released at 12NTC yesterday and it’s already stirring up discussions about how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their fundraising and communications strategy.

Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

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LinkedIn announced Board Connect , resources that helps nonprofits transform themselves into networked nonprofits by finding and recruiting board members using a networked approach. You and your board look at your professional networks and connections on LinkedIn.

Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81

NetWits

I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. While we were there, Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge released the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. What this Means for Your Nonprofit.

Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula: Robust Planning, Networks, and Blessings

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They strategically expanded their campaign team with champions who were familiar with to the foundation and could leverage their online networks to reach an audience that was not in their typical donor base. Is your nonprofit planning a crowd funding or has just completed one?

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Networked Nonprofit at the Guardian in London

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UK Networked Nonprofit. I shared an overview of the central thesis in the book, The Networked Nonprofit , and we took a deeper dive into social culture , learning from mistakes , simplicity, and transparency. Networked Nonprofit

Infographic: Foundations and Social Networking - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

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Infographic: Foundations and Social Networking - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : The Foundation Center put together an eye-catching infographic that compiles the survey’s data on foundation social media use. You can view it below