VisionLink Welcomes Our Newest Customer, Nevada 2-1-1!

VisionLink

Nevada 2-1-1 is a program of the Financial Guidance Center (FGC) and is committed to helping Nevada citizens connect with the services they need. With offices throughout the state, FGC can provide face-to-face service in addition to an interactive website for those unable to access in-person service due to distance, as Nevada is predominantly a rural and frontier state. Administration of the Nevada 2-1-1 program blends perfectly with the FCG mission.

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Faces of Change | United Way of Southern Nevada

AFP Blog

Faces of Change | United Way of Southern Nevada : What do local celebrities Holly Madison, Clair Sinclair, Taylor Hicks, Frankie Moreno, Murray Sawchuck, Josh Strickland, Carla Pellegrino, Mac King, and Tara Palsha have in common? Celebrities and community members who supported the program uploaded their photos to United Way of Southern Nevada’s Facebook page and saw their photos posted on billboards across the Valley

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Join donor relations and stewardship professionals from around the world this fall at the 14th Annual Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas Nevada. It's finally here!

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Join donor relations and stewardship professionals from around the world this fall at the 14th Annual Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas Nevada. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.

Lame spam of the day: do you get a lot of spam?

Robert Weiner

Author: Reno Nevada. This came as a comment on my blog. I had to smile at a spammer complaining about spam. It included a link to a page that seems to be selling dental implants, but I didn''t explore it. Comment: Hi, i read your blog from time to time and i own a similar. one and i was just curious if you get a lot of spam responses? If so how do you prevent it, any plugin or anything you can advise? I get so much lately it''s driving me insane so any help is very much appreciated.

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New Customer: Crisis Call Center

VisionLink

This is the Crisis Call Center of Nevada, established as an outreach effort of the University of Nevada, Reno, due to the high rates of suicide across the state. We are pleased to welcome another new customer to the VisionLink network. The center is supported by individual donations, government sources, corporate and foundation grants and the United Way.

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

VisionLink

The NAF WBL Fellows initiative, with academy leaders from North Carolina, Louisiana, New York, Nevada, Texas, and California, fostered sharing of expertise among leaders in order to deepen their practice, and co-create effective WBL tools and strategies to help the larger NAF network ensure that all students are prepared for college and careers.

An Introduction to Social Media For Strategic Communication

SocialFish

for his class at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (By There are three truths to social media. People are more important than platforms. Experiences are easier to remember than content. Social media doesn’t exist in a vacuum but as part of an integrated communication campaign. Not only are they true, but they are a consistent part of the presentation deck created by Richard R. Becker, ABC, president of Copywrite, Ink.,

New Staff - Welcome Aboard

VisionLink

Thanks to Nevada, Texas, South Carolina, and Colorado--wonderful customers who were willing to share some of their time and insight, helping to orient the new staff. Pleased to report that we have just finished a week of orientation and training for two new account managers a new customer service manager. Chris, Joanne, and Joan bring great professional backgrounds and keenly useful experience to their roles, and we are certainly pleased to welcome them aboard!

What’s the Risk of Starting a Nonprofit?

NonProfit Hub

The state with the fewest charities per person is Utah, with one for every 546 people; Nevada, Mississippi, Arizona and South Carolina also make up the bottom five. As with any company, there’s going to be some uncertainty about the future when starting a nonprofit. If you want to keep your organization afloat, it helps to know how many of them fail, where they fail and why. This isn’t meant to be taken as gospel—we certainly can’t tell the future.

Your life in ten words or less

SocialFish

Though he has been declared legally dead, five months after he disappeared over the Nevada desert, it made me smile because I happen to know that he's now flying alien aircraft for Area 51. I read Steve Fossett's obituary this weekend. Regardless, what really caught my eye was the headline of his obit: Steve Fossett, 63; Adventurer of the Seas and Skies. How AWESOME is that. We should all be so lucky to have our lives captured in a nutshell as inspiring as that. Dream big.

Jed Alpert at the Mobile Insider Summit

Mobile Commons

The panel is on Wednesday at 10:15 AM in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. This Wednesday, at the MediaPost Mobile Insider Summit , our CEO Jed Alpert will be discussing how mobile can help your organization connect with your target consumers. Jed’s speaking on the Author’s Roundtable. He and three other recent authors will be sharing their thoughts about which brands have developed successful mobile strategies, and what a world of mobile-centric marketing will look like.

Two Crucial Themes from the GDPR Featuring in US-Privacy Legislation

Connection Cafe

For example, the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA,” adopted), Nevada’s new opt out privacy law (SB 220, adopted), and Illinois’ Data Transparency and Privacy Act (HB 3358, defeated) give residents the right to opt out of the sale of their data by covered businesses. 2018 was a seminal year for privacy. India drafted its first data privacy bill.

Jed Alpert to Speak at the Mobile Insider Summit

Mobile Commons

The panel is on Wednesday at 10:15 AM in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. This Wednesday, at the MediaPost Mobile Insider Summit , our CEO Jed Alpert will be discussing how mobile can help your organization connect with your target consumers. Jed’s speaking on the Author’s Roundtable. He and three other recent authors will be sharing their thoughts about which brands have developed successful mobile strategies, and what a world of mobile-centric marketing will look like.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Highlights this month include website accessibility in Portland, Oregon; project management in Boston, Massachusetts; and data visualization in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas, Nevada: Data Visualization: Turning Information into Action. Las Vegas, Nevada: Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: It's Not That Hard to Be Secure. Las Vegas, Nevada: QuickBooks Made Easy. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived.

Cisco Strengthens Three Square Food Bank's Network

Tech Soup Blog

Last year, the organization provided the equivalent of more than 27 million meals to food insecure people in Southern Nevada. Feeding a Need in Southern Nevada. and a top destination for tourism, Southern Nevada is home to a lot of people in poverty. TechSoup's popular donor partner, Cisco , is best known for supplying the switches, security appliances, access points, and other products that charities need to run their wired and wireless networks.

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Promoting Text Campaigns with Celebrity Power

Mobile Commons

nk and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval to promote the campaign. When your organization or campaign has celebrity supporters, you want to maximize the value of every ask you make of them. They might be willing to tweet something on your behalf, film a TV spot, or raise money for you. No matter what it is, you should make your text to call action part of it.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Nevada. Initial list filing fee (Initial List of Officers and Directors, Nevada State Business License Application, Charitable Solicitation Registration): $50. 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?”

Complying with Data Security Regulation

Idealware

An article appeared in the NonProfit Times this week regarding a recent ruling in Nevada requiring that all personal information be securely transmitted, e.g. encrypted. The law in question is a part of Nevada's Miscellaneous Trade Regulations and Prohibited Acts. Nevada is the first state to pass legislation like this, but it's a good bet that they are the first of fifty. The relevent snippet from the Nevada law: " 1.

Try Eating for $4 a Day. Join The Hunger Challenge

Have Fun - Do Good

Did you know that the average amount Californians have to spend on a day's meal with food stamps is $4? Or that 34 million people in the United States live on a food stamp budget? I didn't, until I read about the San Francisco Food Bank's Hunger Challenge.

3 Mistakes Nonprofits Make When Crowdfunding

NonProfit Hub

Gretchen graduated from the University of Nevada with a degree in English literature. Gretchen Barry is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. Gretchen has been a leader in corporate communications and marketing for 20+ years. She has published numerous articles related to charitable giving and is a passionate advocate for public schools.

Get Email on Your Domain with Hands-On Office 365 Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada , January 13 with Tony Caufield. Are you still using a Gmail, Yahoo!, or similar email address for your organization? Our free Office 365 workshops are designed to help nonprofits that want to use their domain name for their email service. Using a you@YourOrganization.org email address will make you look more professional and established, which will help when you apply for grants or recruit volunteers.

Food & Water Watch Raises Tap Water Awareness With SMS Campaign

Mobile Commons

The University of Nevada and Dartmouth College emerged as the winners of the grand prize, though the success of the campaign was a win for everyone. Food & Water Watch (FWW) is a nonprofit organization that advocates for common-sense policies to provide access to healthy, safe, and affordable food and drinking water.

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: It's Not That Hard to Be Secure. Las Vegas, Nevada: QuickBooks Made Easy. Reno, Nevada: QuickBooks Made Easy. Every day, American nonprofits, charities, and libraries rely on TechSoup's product donation program for the information they need to make smart decisions about technology. But did you know that our work is global?

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Earnest Review

SocialFish

You must be living in the District of Columbia or in any other state other than Alabama, Nevada Delaware, Kentucky, or Rhode Island. The process of refinancing student loans can be difficult. It may even seem like a tall order trying to trim down the number of loans you have and looking to get the lowest interest rate, and you may end up giving up. You shouldn’t though. There are companies that specialize in helping students tackle their debts in a more organized and affordable manner.

Good News! Starbucks Signed an Agreement with Ethiopia

Have Fun - Do Good

In January, Starbucks ’ stores in: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, northern California, northern Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho, Texas, Maine, New Hampshire, parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island were rBGH-free. Guess what? Your advocacy made a difference.

Leadership Development in Nonprofits: Identifying Toxic Signs of Ego in Your Development Space

ASU Lodestar Center

She served on the Executive Committee of Greater Phoenix Mensa for several years, and was Assistant Regional Vice Chair serving Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Hawaii, Southern Nevada, and parts of California. posted by Disa McAlister Fall 2017 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Nonprofit organizations have added pressure in the area of Leadership Development due to smaller staff sizes, with smaller salaries. This means people are expected to do more for less.

10 Nonprofit Marketing Experts’ Best Fundraising Strategies

NonProfit Hub

What your organization does: The Kantor ECEC is an early childhood education center in Henderson, Nevada. Marketing and fundraising at a nonprofit is tough. . You’ve got a tight budget, a small team, a handful of tools, high expectations, and lots of people who want your organization to succeed. . Right now you’re likely dealing with a major crisis ?

5 Tips to Maximize Crowdfunding Results

NonProfit Hub

Gretchen graduated from the University of Nevada with a degree in English literature. Gretchen Barry is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. Gretchen has been a leader in corporate communications and marketing for 20+ years. She has published numerous articles related to charitable giving and is a passionate advocate for public schools.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Online Courses (Storytelling). Las Vegas, Nevada: AdWords Basics. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! As of January 25, there are 40,000 nonprofit members attending free tech networking events and workshops in 75 cities. So if you're looking to build your skills and find your fellow accidental techies, there's probably a group near you! Keep reading for a roundup of upcoming events or search the directory.

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.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria. * [GroundWork group]([link] in Columbus, Ohio. * [NetSquared Daytona Beach ]([link] in Daytona Beach, Florida. * [Tech4good Las Vegas]([link] in Las Vegas, Nevada. --> --> What have NetSquared groups been up to recently? Las Vegas, Nevada: Benefits of Donor Software and How It Maximizes Your Fundraising Revenues. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria. * [GroundWork group]([link] in Columbus, Ohio. * [NetSquared Daytona Beach ]([link] in Daytona Beach, Florida. * [Tech4good Las Vegas]([link] in Las Vegas, Nevada. -->. -->. Las Vegas, Nevada: Strategic Plans: What Are They and Why Should You Have One. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts?

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

ASU Lodestar Center

These states are Arizona, California, Alabama, Florida, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Delaware. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: AdWords Basics. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space. Online learning is awesome (and TechSoup has got you covered ), but a special magic is created when we get together in the same room and start building relationships. That's why we're thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup in having a strong presence at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC.

Campus Party H4SB — Hacking for Something Better Coming to US in 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Not in the Nevada desert, but in huge indoor spaces in pup tents. (In Photos by Jamie Stobie and used with permission from the photographer. Note from Beth: My colleague, Daniel Ben-Horin, from TechSoup Global has been in the nonprofit technology for decades. He has seen it all. But when he gets excited about activity that could benefit the nonprofit technology sector, I listen. What do you think of the Campus Party model?

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: More Site Visits! Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills. But maybe you're skeptical and you're wondering: "How can a free event organized by a volunteer be any good?" " That's why TechSoup invests in developing the best practices of our NetSquared network.

NetCentric Advocacy: Online Fossett Searchers: Giant Suck of Energy

Network-Centric Advocacy

She sat for hours each day in her husbands home office in Houston scouring little digital snapshots of the Nevada desert on Amazon.com, in hopes that shed help locate vanished millionaire aviator Steve Fossett. 3 during what was planned as a brief jaunt from a ranch 90 miles southeast of Reno, Nevada. 3 during what was planned as a brief jaunt from a ranch 90 miles southeast of Reno, Nevada. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Online Courses (Storytelling). TechSoup's NetSquared community is hosting free monthly technology meetups in 74 cities globally, but with more than 39,000 members, it can be hard to get a sense of the community's needs. That's why we do an annual survey of our members — because our local volunteers are always striving to figure out how they can help your nonprofit use technology to do more good. Why Are You a NetSquared Member?

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Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Strategic Plans: What Are They and Why Should You Have One. You're reading the TechSoup blog, so you're probably already comfortable with using technology in your work. But there are millions of nonprofit staffers who don't have the skills to use technology to do more good. In fact, you probably know a few of these beginners. You can help your tech-shy NGO friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup.

How to Optimize Your Nonprofit Newsletter for Success

Tech Soup Blog

Rather than saying something like, "In January, Feeding America fed 111,000 hungry people in New Mexico, Oregon, and Nevada," here's what Feeding America actually said: Feeding America thanked its volunteers. Your email newsletter is crucial for the success of your organization. Sixty-three percent of organizations surveyed in Australia did not send a single email to new subscribers within the first 30 days of signing up.

Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Utilizing Social Media for Your Organization. TechSoup's network of nonprofit technology meetups has been growing. In fact, during the last quarter , we had 56 active groups in 19 countries! But supporting a rapidly expanding global network of volunteers is difficult, so we've enlisted seven of our most engaged organizers to act as Regional Ambassadors.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Office 365 for Nonprofit Workshop — FREE! Now, I'm no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year's resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like "find a mentor" or "learn a new skill every month." " But following through on these plans can be difficult because life is unpredictable and complicated. Luckily for you, NetSquared is here to keep you on track.