One very long weekend in New York City for Megan Price

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Megan Price New York City has many attractions – people often visit Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, among many other sights. I go to New York City to spend the weekend staring at my computer screen.

Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times

AFP Blog

Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times : NEW YORK—In Our Backyards (IOBY), the only environment-focused, online crowd-sourcing platform, has been helping local community projects find micro-philanthropists.

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It's Almost Here: The Nonprofit Cloud Summit in NYC, Oct 26

NTEN

The Nonprofit Cloud Computing Summit in New York City is almost upon us! cloud cloud computing new york city nptech nten NYCWe've filled in most of the details, so I wanted to make sure you had the latest.

1-On-1 with Joe Bednar: Delivering Value to an Alumni Club

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are highlights of an interview with Joe Bednar, president of the Whitman Syracuse University Alumni Club in New York City, who offers insight into how to provide value and help an alumni organization flourish. membership member-advisory-group

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15 Powerful Quotes from the Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

In 2030, the content curators will be the new power brokers.”–

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Assembling Your Super Board of Directors [Infographic]

NonProfit Hub

During the climatic battle scene in The Avengers movie, Loki uses the Tesseract to summon the Chitauri fleet through a wormhole, and it looks like New York City is doomed.

Kickass Government Job! Be the Webmaster for the NYC Campaign Finance Board | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

job%3F 2008-06-09+01%3A21%3A02 Allan+Benamer Ok, very rarely do I do consulting jobs and I decided a couple of weeks ago to do some part-time consulting for the New York City Campaign Finance Board. Imagine applying all that neat stuff at Netsquared or when Beth talks about social media to New York City politics. This is your chance to join the new wave of public-service techies who are making public sector websites relevant to the next generation!

How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As you probably know, the Pope is visiting the United States this week in Washington, DC; Philadelphia; and New York City. While the crowds will gather on the ground for a change to touch the hand of Pontiff, there will be a lot of crowds online to celebrate his visit.

End-of-Year Giving: Google Search Trends Show Big Opportunities for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

92nd Street Y, a cultural center in New York City, founded #GivingTuesday – a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Sponsored by iDonate.

Reporting for Jury Duty: How SMS is Driving Civic Engagement

Mobile Commons

From Los Angeles to New York City, governments across the country are beginning to embrace text messaging to improve civic engagement. The New York City Department of Health launched a text message support program for smokers trying to quit.

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Giving Tuesday: Steps to Create a Stellar Campaign

Connection Cafe

Created by 92nd Street Y , a cultural center in New York City focused on bringing people together around the values of giving back, #GivingTuesday is now a global movement that connects individuals, communities, and organizations around the world to celebrate and encourage giving.

Mobile Commons Acquires New Domain Name for NYC Clients

Mobile Commons

Earlier this year, New York City announced that it would be releasing it’s very own Internet domain –.nyc. In other words, organizations affiliated with New York City will now be able to guide people to their website with a.nyc URL.

How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

Engaging in advocacy can yield many advantages: New energy among your supporter base to help your mission succeed. New contacts. New donors. New advocates. In turn, those new advocates are also presented with the option of giving to the campaign they just took action on.

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Found when researching systems thinking. Such a friendly visual…telescopes, tents, and teddy bears. netlead pic.twitter.com/gmb9TYyifz. Rebecca Arno (@rarno) February 3, 2015.

How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

Connection Cafe

One of those organizations is the YWCA of the City of New York (YW), a nonprofit organization that offers job training, daycare, and after-school programs to New York City women and their families.

Nonprofits, Technology and the Social Collaboration of the Future

SocialFish

You may recall that I spent an amazing couple of days at the Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City a couple of weeks ago. A big, big important theme that came out for me was that of how social responsibility and social collaboration need to be better connected. I’d like to post here two videos of short talks that particularly resonated with me. Key tweets from my stream are included.

Five Government Agencies Improving the Lives of New Yorkers with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

With over eight million people who have different needs and ways of communicating, the City of New York frequently uses text messaging as a platform to meet people where they’re at, no matter their age, race, or location. The five organizations below illustrate how municipal agencies can use SMS to help residents and together serve as a model for other cities to engage with local communities. Another campaign guided New Yorkers to local farmer’s markets.

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Go to the Social Media Risk Management Conference – Dec 13-14, NYC

SocialFish

Feel like a trip to New York City for some holiday shopping? This conference will provide you the tools necessary to utilize social media in a safe, risk-free manner, subsequently expanding your business and creating exciting, new opportunities.

Best Practices for Content Curation for Nonprofits at Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On January 30th, I’m speaking at the Social Media for Nonprofits in New York City. Source: bethkanter.org via Beth on Pinterest On January 30th, I’m speaking at the Social Media for Nonprofits in New York City.

Creating A Culture of Well-being in Your Nonprofit Workplace: The First Step

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Erika Atkins, Director of Operations at Opening Act , a theatre program that teaches theatre skills to students from New York City’s most underserved schools to help them succeed in life.

Online engagement: old favorites and new tricks

Frogloop

Great because it keeps things interesting and (hopefully) helps you connect with your audiences in new and deeper ways. Frustrating because keeping up with best practices and new tactics can feel exhausting, particularly when you’re already pressed for time and budget. With that in mind, I recently sat in on a my colleague, Farra Trompeter’s Online Engagement class at Milano, the New School for Management and Urban Policy.

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Five Ways to Become a Better Fundraising Professional

Connection Cafe

The series of events will be taking place in Chicago on May 28, Washington DC on June 10, New York City on September 10 and Boston on September 12. What I Wish I Knew Then. This past week marked my one year anniversary as a strategy consultant at Blackbaud.

The Dallas Museum of Art Took a Major Risk, and The Outcome Has Been Remarkable.

Connection Cafe

They currently have 50,000 members and continue to add around 1,000 new members every single week. Their strategy, however, strikes a contrast with New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new admission policy.

Free Webinar on February 27: 10 Online Communications and Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Time: 9am (New York City), 2pm (London), 5pm (Nairobi). In honor of World NGO Day on Thursday, February 27, Nonprofit Tech for Good will be presenting a free webinar covering the top 10 online communications and fundraising best practices for NGOs.

Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12

SocialFish

The majority of the organization’s senior leadership team originate from corporate backgrounds and are relentlessly focused on improving the organization’s impact and constantly looking at new ways to bring more supporters to the mission.

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Why Are There So Few Nonprofit CRM Admins?

Idealware

Recently, we’ve been thinking a lot of about data and how to set nonprofit staffers up for success when implementing a new CRM. Implementation costs (helping you design, build, and deploy your new technology).

Direct Marketing Trends You Won’t Read About in InStyle Magazine

Connection Cafe

I live in New York City, where it can be hard to keep up with the fashionistas and hipsters, but I know I might get that look on the subway if I wear something “so last season.” Plus, who doesn’t love having a few new items in their wardrobe? I love fashion trends.

Use Text Messaging to Achieve Healthcare Behavior Change Outcomes

Mobile Commons

Twice as many heavy smokers were able to quit smoking completely with text message support in the New York City Department of Health’s smoking cessation trial. Encouraging behavior change is often one of the most challenging programs a healthcare organizations can offer.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries." Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Designing for Good: Central Park Conservancy

Connection Cafe

This week, we’re talking with Ryan Chung , Bo Bell , Sol Salgar, and Carla Perez of Central Park Conservancy (CPC) in New York City. Carla: Discovering that almost 80% of our website visitors were new visitors was a decisive factor in creating a more user-friendly interface.

Drive Attention and Gain Donations on Facebook with Video Storytelling

NonProfit Hub

A new campaign you’re launching or a milestone you’re celebrating are great opportunities to tell your story with video. Founded in 2006, Animoto has offices in New York City and San Francisco. Sponsored by Animoto. Nonprofits have a unique advantage on Facebook.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

First, no trains, buses, or planes moved to or from New York City. Then, one of his cousins texted directions based on a new smartphone application called “Waze,” which crowdsources data from nearby drivers to create real-time traffic and road reports and find the best routes.

CrowdRise Holiday Challenge Expects to Raise Over $1M for Charity

Frogloop

While your nonprofit may be in the final sprint of planning its year-end fundraising campaigns, you may want to carve out extra time raising even more money by participating in the 3 rd annual Crowdrise Holiday Challenge.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries." Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

7 LGBT Tech Projects You Need to Know

Tech Soup Blog

SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is a New York City-based organization that provides services and advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender elders. event will be in New York City in October.

Free Office 365 Events Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Wednesday, November 11 in New York City. If you could get the scoop on Office 365 in a single day, would you be interested? Turns out, we're offering some free events in October and November that will do just that.

Blackbaud Extends Offer to Acquire Convio - MarketWatch

AFP Blog

CNVO -0.06% to midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from midnight, New York City time, today Blackbaud Extends Offer to Acquire Convio - MarketWatch : CHARLESTON, S.C., Apr 18, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blackbaud, Inc. BLKB 0.86% today announced the extension of the expiration of its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Convio, Inc.

Is the Humans of New York Community Every Nonprofit's Dream?

Frogloop

Humans of New York (HONY) is an amazing example of how building an engaged community inspires people to rally together and raise money for an issue they are moved by. And she tells us that each time somebody fails out of school, a new jail cell gets built.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Several nonprofits have successfully interacted with, and more importantly, seen impact from, these engaged new audiences. In 2013 alone, the organization ran over 100 hours of programming in New York City.

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The Science Behind Going Viral

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Those six principles are the basis of my new book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On , and the first principle is Social Currency. New York City is a tough place to open a bar. In fact, it’s one of the most sought after drink reservations in the city.