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New Jersey Launches Charity Lookup Mobile App - TheNonProfitTimes

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New Jersey Launches Charity Lookup Mobile App - TheNonProfitTimes : New Jersey has become at least the second state to offer a mobile phone application that provides financial information about charities

Wii-less in New Jersey

Judi Sohn

We figure it’s better than spending $250 for a new unit. New Jersey politics I left Connecticut just as the battle for the Democratic. Nearly 2 years to the day since we bought our Wii on the very first day they were available in the US, it’s off to be repaired. It refused to read any discs. Wii, Gamecube, didn’t matter. Anyone?

My thoughts on the New Jersey Governor race

Judi Sohn

Okay New Jersey Republicans, you have my attention. Your average New Jersey tax payer. I would rather vote for Corzine’s re-election than vote in a new candidate I don’t believe in simply because he’s not Corzine. There’s a lot going on in regard to how New Jersey funds its districts.

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Balancing Personal and Organizational Brand: Networked Leadership

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The workshop covers several topics including: Understanding the networked mindset. Leadership

The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It


In today’s Reality TV world - is this our new reality? Today’s guest post is from Tonia Zampieri. Say Hi on Twitter @iheartcharity.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Wins Terry McAdam Nonprofit Book Award

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Our book was one of four finalists, including colleague Allyson Kapin and Amy Sample Ward’s awesome book, “Social Change Anytime, Anywhere.”

Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy


Not only do you need to recruit fundraisers for your campaign, you also need to steward a relationship with your new donors. photo credit ).

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Looking for Staten Island Sandy Relief Recommendations

Have Fun - Do Good

Today is Giving Tuesday , the "opening day" for philanthropic holiday giving, like Black Friday and Cyber Monday are to holiday shopping. nablopomo

VisionLink Is In The News: Real-Time Winter Storm Map


How does it work? But why? We are very excited and proud to have been mentioned in various media outlets throughout the country.

Would You Climb A Mountain for Charity?

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Just weeks before, my father had returned from a trip to New Jersey where he was visiting his uncle, my great-uncle Earl. in September.

Are you a community manager?


How do you transition into your new community from listserves? WEEK 2: Launching your new community. REGISTER HERE. Join us!

Comfort vs. Action: The Internal Debate

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posted by. Laura E. Tan , University Service Learning /. AmeriCorps Coordinator. ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. He shrugged. “If Photo via Time.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

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First, no trains, buses, or planes moved to or from New York City. They lost power, heat, and light. They could not cook. How did it happen?

Government contracts and nonprofit organizations: Problems and solutions

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However, in 2013, they published a new survey called “ Partnering for Impact ,” which goes over a possible solution to the problems they found in 2010.

Five Steps to Successful Crisis Communications

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The last thing people from Staten Island or New Jersey needed last week was an ill-timed fundraising ask. Flickr Photo by Rob Howells.

One Nonprofit’s Anniversary Celebration Turns into a Bright Idea

NonProfit Hub

Traditionally, silver is the gift for 25th anniversaries. titled “Illuminating Lincoln: Lighthouse.” . The project has been a massive success.

Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps –

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Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps – : Potential donors in New Jersey and Washington state can already check out charities on their smartphones before they write checks. Other states are likely to follow, says Patrick Rooney, executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University

Can love change the world? I hope so!

Amy Sample Ward

At 19, New Jersey native Maggie Doyne used her life savings from babysitting to start Kopila Valley children’s home in Nepal, which has grown to a home for over 40 children, and a school serving over 200 students. I have talked many times before about the way we as nonprofit organizations and changemakers set our goals. (If

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Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC in June #NCVS

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Note from Beth: I’ve just finished doing some social media workshops in New Zealand with Volunteering Auckland and now in Australia.

NJ Spotlight | Giving Site Makes It Easier to Volunteer for Health Charities

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million in New Jersey -- goes exclusively to charities devoted to health, disease prevention and research. The money CHC raises -- about $65 million last year, including $1.3 CHC’s 58 member charities include the American Cancer Society, Autism Speaks, the American Diabetes Association and the AIDS Research Foundation

The Pendulum - College admissions begin using social networking tools

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Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

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Tyler Riewer is the Brand Content Lead at charity: water in New York City. Tom Ahern. Ahern didn’t start in fundraising. Disney. Celebrates Their Millionth Mobile Member

Mobile Commons

They’ve reached their millionth mobile member , so is doing something awesome to celebrate.

Finding Pride in American Service

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Program Associate, New Global Citizens. posted by. Dianna Schwartz , Public Allies Arizona Alumna /. The U.S., on their own. citizens. The U.S.

Lawsuit over denying access to a student with learning disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

If specific NIMAS textbooks are available through the Bookshare catalog, can organizational sponsors (Bookshare’s term for staff people authorized by a school to download content) in New Jersey download them directly from Bookshare, or do they first need to go through the state accessible instructional material coordinator?

Learning in the White Space: 5 Unintended Lessons from a Marketing Class


A couple of weeks ago, I stepped into my first marketing class excited to learn and meet some new people in my still-smells-like-new home base in New Jersey. Are running down the list or sharing your "One Thing" when you meet new supporters and collaborators? By Lindsay Bealko, Principal, Toolkit Consulting.

Governor Christie Asks New Jerseyites to Text WHERE To 877877 to Find Their Polling Place

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As New Jersey works to rebuild and assess the billions of dollars of damages from Hurricane Sandy, citizens are faced with another problem: where should they vote in Tuesday’s election? As New Jersey sets up its new polling locations, our polling place tool will reflect the most current information.

Storymakers Past Winners: In Their Own Words

Tech Soup Blog

Our audience choice award for 2012 went to Alliance Center for Independence (ACI) in Edison, New Jersey. The Winners in Their Own Words.

LIUNA Uses Radical Targeting to Personalize its Messages

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One recent LIUNA message targeted just the Spanish-speaking members of their Local 78 in New Jersey. Targeting by Interests: When LIUNA needed to find a Spanish-speaking shop steward in New York with an Amtrak license for a job opportunity, they were able to send a message to just that group of their members.

How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy


Before becoming a consultant, Molly worked at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Actors Studio, and the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival.

It’s the Season of Giving!


Tim , Creative Director : My wife and I travel to New Jersey to spend Christmas with my family and a few days after the holiday with her family.

Welcoming Joleen Ong as NTEN's new Marketing and Publications Director


Prior to NTEN, she served as the Communications Manager at the human rights organization Social Accountability International in New York.

Greenpeace Fights Toxics with SMS

Mobile Commons

The Rainbow Warrior III was docked in New York harbor, and Greenpeace invited passersby to tour the ship for a flavor of the organization’s important activist mission. The ship tour is promoting local action around whichever port the ship is in, so while in New York, Greenpeace was focused on Kuehne Chemical Co., of South Kearney, NJ.

New Yorkers Find Out Where to Vote over Text Message

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Mobile Commons is launching a new polling place locator to ensure that New Yorkers can find their way to the polls on Tuesday’s election.

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

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We want to reach new markets and better engage with existing supporters to bring them closer to the caring Entoure community. link].

Thanksgiving: What are your grateful for?

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If you haven’t donated to Hurricane Sandy Relief, please consider making a contribution. Here’s my crowdrise campaign. Housekeeping

Please Join VisionLink In Welcoming Aaron Titus To Our Proud Family!


As the new Disaster Product Manager for VisionLink, Aaron comes from an extensive and distinguished background. Aaron Titus received his J.D.

How Office 365 Helps Caring Partners Support At-Risk Youth

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The New Jersey-based organization serves almost 600 youth in Morris and Sussex counties with about 60 employees. Life Before Office 365.

NY and NJ Can Now Text WHERE or NYCVOTES to 877877 to Get Updated Polling Locations

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In New York City alone, the Board of Elections announced on Sunday changes to 66 polling sites in all five boroughs.

Benefit Corporations: Back to Purpose

Tech Soup Blog

This past October, California joined New Jersey, Virginia, Hawaii, Vermont, and Maryland in passing legislation to create this new type of legally recognized company. B Labs is working to create a new model for business : "When you support a B Corporation, you’re supporting a better way to do business.