Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And this is where storytelling comes in. So, what makes an effective storytelling campaign? It is not enough for your storytelling campaign to evoke feelings of sympathy. Elements your nonprofit should include in your storytelling campaigns include: Show impact.

Mission in Action, in Life and in Work| The Storytelling Power of A Camera Lens

Connection Cafe

So while it isn’t unusual for me to see these partners in good out and about, it is a bit of surprise when that person turns out to be the leader of an international non-governmental organization (NGO) based many states and hundreds of miles away (who also happens to be a Blackbaud customer).

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Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ngonzi on Twitter and LinkedIn and register for her upcoming on March 24, Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. The next step is for the organization to craft and disseminate a story through the “digital storytelling ecosystem:”.

Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

NTEN

In an increasingly image-driven world, it is necessary for nonprofit organizations to capitalize on the undeniable power of visual storytelling to support their mission. Advocacy Community digital storytelling photography photos Web Sites Communications

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

InterAction Forum 2019 will feature the world's most influential and inspiring organizations, change makers, and executives from the public, private and NGO sectors. Nonprofit Storytelling Conference. Nonprofit Storytelling Conference. It's finally here!

Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Once your NGO has laid a foundation for online fundraising success by launching a mobile-optimized website, an e-newsletter, and having the ability to accept online donations, your NGO is then ready to use social media to maximize online fundraising and cause awareness.

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Top 10 Tweets From the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum

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CMF2014 || Advice about branding and storytelling for nonprofits; pic.twitter.com/oZEBgyNKRd. — @NonprofitOrgs (@nonprofitorgs) May 29, 2014.

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

1) myspace (1) nspcc (2) oxfam (2) podcast (1) second life (5) social impact (6) social media (16) social networking (6) storytelling (6) tagging (3) web 2.0 (18) A donor can visit Flickr to see instantly what is being accomplished, and who is benefiting from an NGO’s work.

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the knowledge and experience that the nonprofit sector has gained over the last 20 years of using websites and email for storytelling and fundraising, the webinar content below was presented August 23, 2016 to 1,662 nonprofit staff. your NGO must mobile-optimize your content.

Interview with Rob Wu & Public Launch of CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

A few years ago, Jeff and I went on a pro bono IT consulting project to Uganda to serve a Action for Children, an NGO that fights poverty by preserving families and delivering micro-finance. I’m not sure if you caught the news today but CauseVox has launched their public beta!

Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

Open Data Storytelling: Learn how to best tell your organization’s story. East-West Technology, Culture & Food Exchange: Innovation and culture sharing with NGO counterparts in India. Open Data Storytelling: Learn how to best tell your organization’s story.

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Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community. Decatur, Illinois: Storytelling, Planning, and Scheduling Content for Your Nonprofit #Storymakers2017.

E-Mediat: Social Media Capacity Building for NGOs in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My role over the past year been in the areas of: program design, design and delivery of a train the trainers intensive workshop in-country last March (see posts #1 , #2 , #3 ; #4 ); and develop and support the target NGO curriculum (intensive strategic and skills based curriculum).

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Resource Alliance has been presenting the NGO Awards in Thailand, India and Vietnam for 10 years, but 2017 marked a substantial change in the award program’s focus and delivery. If you want to see storytelling at its finest, coupled with breathtaking social impact, watch the videos.

28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report :: Download. 2014 Nonprofit Storytelling Report :: Download. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media.

Storymakers 2016 Winners

Tech Soup Blog

This is storytelling at its most sophisticated as we see animations and voices come to life. Digital storytelling is a powerful tool for libraries to let their audience know, "Hey, we're here, and we do amazing work!"

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Storytelling is the buzzword of 2016 – and for good reason. The 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report. The research is unprecedented and provides valuable insight into the global NGO sector and its use of online technology.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Kampala, Uganda: Digital Storytelling for Nonprofits Workshop. Taipei, Taiwan: NGO要怎麼搞群眾募資?- 綠盟經驗談. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season.

What is the scaffolding for learning in public?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Since networked learning happens in the context of an ecosystem, perhaps Gary Hayes Transmedia Storytelling model or Lini Srivastava’s Transmedia Activism model. .

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Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

Vancouver, British Columbia: Digital Storytelling — Production to Distribution. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it's awesome fun.

nfp 2.0 » A billboard of protest

Rebooting Charity

1) myspace (1) nspcc (2) oxfam (2) podcast (1) second life (5) social impact (6) social media (16) social networking (6) storytelling (6) tagging (3) web 2.0 (18)

New Online Learning Resource for NGOs - Building Electronic Communities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While much of the advice and examples are shaped for development ngos, particularly smaller ones, it is an excellent way for your ngo to explore the planning and use of online communities as part of your work. I really like use of storytelling throughout.

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

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Las Vegas, Nevada: Online Courses (Storytelling). Peterborough, Ontario: Domains, Branding, and Identity — NGO,CA,ORG, and more. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing!

Your #nptech Community Events Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, LA: New Media Storytellers: How to get your audience to pay attention. Victoria, BC: NGO Summer Social. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it’s awesome fun.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Morrisville, North Carolina: Nonprofit Storytelling: What You Need to Know. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Ho Ho: A Holiday Party for Victoria's Nonprofits.

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Basic Blogging for Women Workshop

Have Fun - Do Good

Basic Blogging for Women Workshop Taught by Britt Bravo Sunday, October 22, 2006 1-4 PM Center for Digital Storytelling 1803 MLK Jr. Britt Bravo writes for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun • Do Good , NetSquared , and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor.

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

1) myspace (1) nspcc (2) oxfam (2) podcast (1) second life (5) social impact (6) social media (16) social networking (6) storytelling (6) tagging (3) web 2.0 (18)

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

Tech Soup Blog

Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Ho Ho: A Holiday Party for Victoria's Nonprofits. Busia, Kenya: NetSquared Kenya Storytelling 2016. Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers.

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Solutionary Women: Viet-Ly Nguyen

Have Fun - Do Good

There are a couple different parts to Streetside Stories and the one I work with is the Storytelling Exchange. Our writing workshops focus on autobiographical writing and storytelling, and we actually do a lot of storytelling performance and theater with the students.

Nonprofit Technology News for March 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some of the nonprofit technology trends and news out in NGO-land. Coming immediately after the doGooder Video Awards is TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge (TSDIGS) coming April 1.

Are You Serving Youth in Your Community? Think You Could Use a Free Tablet?

Tech Soup Blog

The Local Impact Map is a rich storytelling platform that uses mapping technology to place stories in a global context as you can see in the picture below. Are you… Helping youth develop lifelong skills? A TechSoup customer? Interested in winning this tablet?

Nonprofit Tech Forecasts for 2013

Tech Soup Blog

More and more nonprofit, library, and NGO offices worldwide will need to accommodate personally-owned tablets and smartphones on wireless networks in order to work and communicate. I love year-ahead forecasts and have looked a number of them from all over the global IT press.

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82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

PowToon enables user to create video animations for video storytelling and presentations. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report. The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Facebook Group :: facebook.com/groups/socialmediastorytelling. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. PowToon enables user to create video animations for video storytelling and presentations.