Building the Way to San Jose: Here's what EveryAction will be up to at 16NTC.

EveryAction

Like many of you, we're just a week away from heading to sunny California for the 2016 Nonprofit Technology Conference (16NTC) , one our favorites, and one of the best nonprofit conferences of the year. Hope to see you in San Jose

How Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Sold 639 Memberships in 96 Hours

Connection Cafe

Guest Post from Debbie McKenzie, Development Manager for Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. . Nonprofit Marketing Arts & Cultural Discounts Membership Museums ticketing

O'Brien: Lessons on innovation from nonprofits - San Jose Mercury News

AFP Blog

O'Brien: Lessons on innovation from nonprofits - San Jose Mercury News: "Those lessons were on display last week when I stopped by the annual NetSquared conference at the Cisco Systems campus. The two-day event is run by TechSoup, a San Francisco organization that connects nonprofits with tech equipment and educational resources.Each year, TechSoup issues a technology challenge to find the most

This year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose was a bona fide triumph!

Mobile Commons

The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), an annual gathering with the goal of building a stronger community of nonprofit professionals organized by the Nonprofit Technology Network, took place on March 23-25 2016 in San Jose.

Facebook sets up $500,000 foundation to deliver services in East Palo Alto, Belle Haven - San Jose Mercury News

AFP Blog

Facebook sets up $500,000 foundation to deliver services in East Palo Alto, Belle Haven - San Jose Mercury News : Facebook is delivering on its promise to create a charitable foundation that will distribute $500,000 to community nonprofits serving East Palo Alto and Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood.

The See3 Team Talks Tech at 16NTEN in San Jose, CA

See What's Out There

This week, we’re talking video and strategy at the Nonprofit Technology Network’s 16NTEN Conference. The post The See3 Team Talks Tech at 16NTEN in San Jose, CA appeared first on The See3 Blog. video 16NTEN nonprofit tech NTEN strategyIf you can't make it, be sure to join the conversation on Twitter by following the hashtag: #16NTC.

The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : "Suitable Technologies recently partnered with eight U.S. The eight inclusive museums include San Francisco’s de Young Museum, Seattle Art Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, San Jose’s Computer History Museum, and the University of South Dakota’s Natural History Museum.

Allen Gunn: Netsquared 2009: Making the Virtual Proximal

AFP Blog

Allen Gunn: Netsquared 2009: Making the Virtual Proximal: "As someone who organizes nonprofit technology events for a living, I spend a lot of time reflecting on what role live convenings should play in this ever-more virtually networked world. The Netsquared conference in San Jose last week gave me plenty of food for those particular thoughts

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events? some of these brilliant nonprofit events going on this spring. Nonprofit Technology Conference (16NTC). Where: San Jose, CA. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit.

Scholarships for TechSoup NetSquared Conference Available;

AFP Blog

Kellogg Foundation Sponsors Attendees SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13 (AScribe Newswire) -- TechSoup, the nonprofit technology Web site, today announced that the Philanthropy and Volunteerism Program of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will provide scholarships to 20 attendees of the TechSoup NetSquared Conference on May 30 and 31, 2006 in San Jose. Untitled Document : "Scholarships for TechSoup NetSquared Conference Available; W.K.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list! Nonprofit technology, and more! 2015 - 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. Nonprofit FundCon.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Published Book Three: In 2016, I published “ The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout ,” with co-author Aliza Sherman. Our book tour starts at the end of January, so if you are in San Francisco, Oakland, Boston, NYC, or Washington, DC, please join us.

The #16NTC Session Guide: 14 Sessions You Absolutely Can’t Miss

Connection Cafe

Another topic I am fiercely passionate about – #1 working smarter not harder, #2 embracing remote employees at nonprofits (the best talent isn’t always local) and #3 creating teams that get it done. Join my colleague in this thought provoking session on how and where nonprofits stumble and sometimes fail, but where there is real opportunity to change and do better. There you have it, my top picks for NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose.

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Raising Diapers with Social Media: Help a Mother Out Co-Founder, Lisa Truong

Have Fun - Do Good

Lisa is a social entrepreneur with over 12 years experience in technology and nonprofit sectors. This month's Big Vision Podcast guest is Lisa Truong, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Help a Mother Out.

What Do You Want to See at Your NTC? Please Vote!

Tech Soup Blog

Next year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (March 23–25, 2016) will be in our own backyard — San Jose — so TechSoup will be there with bells on!*. It's time for the annual community voting on #16NTC sessions.

10 #16NTC Sessions to Attend

Frogloop

Another awesome 16NTC conference starts next week in San Jose. There's going to be some terrific panels aimed at nonprofit advocacy, fundraising, tech, and leadership teams.

Nonprofits Blaze Virtual Trails in Second Life Mixed Reality Lounge

Tech Soup Blog

The small conference room in San Jose, California, was dimly lit and buzzing with intensity, while being relatively silent, except for the tapping of keyboards and the occasional chuckle or sigh. The reason was because many participants in the room were participating from both Second Life and the room in San Jose, and they are doing so, in avatar form. This post was originally published on The Huffington Post on June 8, 2009. Copyright © 2009 HuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Mobile Tech 4 Social Change Comes to London!

Amy Sample Ward

I’m so excited to see a Mobile Tech 4 Change event coming to London - but super disappointed I can’t be here to participate (I’ll be at N2Y4 Mobile Challenge Conference in San Jose). Participants for Mobile Tech 4 Social Change barcamps include nonprofits, mobile app developers, researchers, donors, intermediary organizations, and mobile operators.

Breakthrough Philanthropy - Thiel Foundation event

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I met with a very senior nonprofit leader last week in New York who explicitly asked us to talk more about what we're thinking. Last night I had the privilege of attending the Breakthrough Philanthropy event put on by Peter Thiel's foundation, covered in the local press with articles like "Silicon Valley billionaire backs futuristic philanthropy" from the San Jose Mercury News. The foundation spotlighted eight unusual nonprofit groups.

Adobe Systems and the Environment

Tech Soup Blog

The occasion for getting to know Adobe better came with the launch of Adobe's new wind turbines at their headquarters building in San Jose. At last count TechSoup now has 41 donation or discounted product donors for nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries. From time to time, we get a chance to find out firsthand what some of our TechSoup donor partners are doing in the area of green technology and corporate social responsibility.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the reasons I made a commitment to blogging about professional topics regularly was because I was inspired by Marnie’s nonprofit technology blog, ext. David was interested in learning more about what American nonprofits were doing with social media, he asked me for some advice.

Meet the Bookshare in-house summer volunteer team!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Kelli Lee I recently graduated from Foothill College with an Associated Arts degree in Business Administration and will be attending San Jose State University in the fall.

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Bay Area Teens Share the Love of Coding (Part 1)

Tech Soup Blog

Although it started initially as a high school project, MathAndCoding is now a full-fledged program and a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. It was recently recognized by the City of San Jose for raising awareness of computer science among teens.

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How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In a couple of weeks, one of the sessions I’m facilitating at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose is called “ How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training.” 8 Tips for Designing Powerful Nonprofit Training Workshops.

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A Couple of Do Good iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It made wonder when we'll start to see more iPhone apps from and to benefit nonprofits. . Almost a year ago, Britt Bravo compiled an iPhone Apps for Nonprofits list. The Extraordinaries has also been doing a good job of tracking nonprofit iPhone apps over at their blog.

16NTC Session Submissions Now Open

NTEN

It's that time again to start the process of gathering session proposals from the NTEN Community to help inform the program for the 2016 Nonprofit Technology Conference (16NTC) in San Jose, California on March 23-25. The survey is only 15 minutes long, and the value of the data will continue to help nonprofits benchmark their technology planning (to help them change the world).

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2015 NTC Report: The Wins, The Fails, The Plans for 2016

NTEN

Only one month ago the NTEN team was packing up the last of the boxes and headed home from the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference. Both in attendee feedback and in our own debriefs, we''ve identified a number of points that we want to formally share back out here to gather additional feedback and share some of our thoughts as we look ahead to 2016 (in San Jose, March 23-25). Looking forward to seeing you in San Jose for 16NTC March 23-25!

7 Ways You Can Connect at #16NTC

Tech Soup Blog

This year's #16NTC Nonprofit Technology Conference is in San Jose, right around the corner from TechSoup's San Francisco office. The nonprofit sector has long struggled with the best way to refer people to services, but new technologies can change that.

15NTC Session Highlights and Looking Ahead

NTEN

15NTC 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference Community Data Program The 15NTC in Austin was a fantastic event for many reasons. One major reason was the amazing collective contributions our speakers made to the Community.

You Down With NTC?

Idealware

At Idealware, we’re already counting down the days until 16NTC in San Jose (239). One of the reasons we’re so excited is because we have a lot of interesting sessions proposed and we want to know whether anyone else out there in nonprofit tech land is also interested in attending or collaborating on any of them.

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The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

We also applied some additional statistical rigor used in The Blackbaud Index , which has become a trusted and valued source of nonprofit fundraising information since its launch four years ago. San Francisco. San Diego. San Jose. San Antonio. San Bernardino.

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We Want YOU to Help Scale Up Mobile for the Common Good

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup and its members have been central to the launch of BetterWorld Wireless and subsequently our ramping and scaling up of Mobile4All — a partnership with San Jose-based Community Technology Alliance, Downtown Streets, and a host of other corporate and nonprofit partners.

What to Expect at 2016’s NTC

Mobile Commons

While South by Southwest gets all the buzz, for other techies the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the can’t-miss event this spring.

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What's More Inclusive: Food or Art? Introducing Abbott Square, Part 10

Museum 2.0

So our whole staff went to visit another public market the developer had started: San Pedro Square Market in San Jose. Visiting San Pedro Square Market was a humbling wakeup call for me. I don't assume that nonprofits are automatically more inclusive than businesses.

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Social Media and Mobile for Real Time Professional Learning at Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I faciltated a mini-workshop at the Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Leadership Forum hosted by Compasspoint. For example, the City of San Jose is trying to save money by turning off the street lights in the city.

Approach Social Media Like Thomas Edison

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the big themes in our book, The Networked Nonprofit , is the importance of experiments and not to frame them as success or failure but as learning. The problem I see all too often is that many nonprofits expect immediate success and at the first “failure&# they quit.

An Interview with Jeska Linden about Nonprofits in Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I graduated in 2003, I moved out here to California and worked with the San Jose Museum of Art before getting a job with Linden Labs. You have worked with nonprofit organizations too ???? What did you learn from working with nonprofits/technology?

Community Technology Alliance: Helping Address Homelessness with Mobile Technology

Tech Soup Blog

When we hear about nonprofits like Community Technology Alliance (CTA), we get really excited. This San Jose, CA-based organization provides technology and services to agencies that work directly with the homeless in their community.

Can Mobile Phones Solve Homelessness?

Tech Soup Blog

However, the San Jose-based nonprofit, Community Technology Alliance (CTA), had a hunch that cellphones might be a surprisingly good place to start getting employment and becoming self-sufficient. Are mobile phones a lifeline for homeless people? Assuredly they are.

Your NetSquared Holiday Gift!

Tech Soup Blog

Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self sufficient local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Chepe in San Jose, Costa Rica. NetSquared Honduras in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Nominate a Project for a NetSquared Innovation Fund Award

Have Fun - Do Good

One of my jobs is as the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup that works to help nonprofits and NGOs use the social web for social change. On April 16 we will announce the 20 NetSquared Featured Projects that will receive an all-expense paid trip to the NetSquared Conference in San Jose, CA May 29-30, 2007. net2 nptech innovation technology nonprofitHi Have Fun * Do Gooders!

Can Crowds Be Trained Like Seals?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We're also seeing more nonprofits take this approach for fundraising, program development, and social change. Envision San Jose 2040 (There's even a platform to support the virtual charrette called " wiki planning ".

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How Arts Organizations Are Engaging Community Online

Tech Soup Blog

nonprofits for three years. Panelists included: Danielle Siembieda, former community engagement and special projects manager for ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network in San Jose, CA. Maura Lafferty, an independent communications consultant working with classical musicians and performing arts organizations in San Francisco, CA. Carly Severn, digital engagement associate at the San Francisco Ballet in San Francisco, CA. Ryan Biega is a.