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Goodies for NTEN members!!

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Every year, NTEN spends a whole month saying thank you to its member community of nonprofit professionals committed to using technology for social change by offering a full month of free programming and prizes exclusively for NTEN Members, plus special local events and content.

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Community design showcase: NTEN keeps it simple

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Full disclosure: I did some pro bono consultation with NTEN before they launched this community and they didn’t ask to have their community featured here. NTEN has actually developed a CoP Organizer position description that describes the role and responsibilities of CoP community managers.

NTEN + Planet = Better Place

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Just heard that my favorite association of all time, the Nonprofit Technology Network ( NTEN ), is having a SUMMER SALE on their membership dues. Together, the NTEN community puts technology to work so members can further their mission and make the world a better place.&#.

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NTEN Is Hiring a CEO

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NTEN has retained Heller Search Associates to recruit our next CEO. As you know, NTEN's objective is to help nonprofits maximize the use of technology to fulfill their missions. ceo hiring Leadership nten staff staff StaffingThe CEO will develop the operational and strategic plans of the organization while directing revenue generating efforts and developing relationships with membership constituencies and key strategic partners.

NTEN Leading Change Summit #14lcs: Reflection

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Last week I facilitated the “ Impact Leadership Track ” at the NTEN Leading Change Summit with John Kenyon, Elissa Perry, and Londell Jackson. Kudos to NTEN for breaking the template on the typical type of events it has hosted. Photo by Trav Williams.

My Birthday Wish: Support My Fundraiser for NTEN

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To celebrate, rather than eat cake, I’m fundraising for the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN). That small community evolved into the organization – NTEN – the association for nonprofit techies. Today is my birthday!

48 Hours Only: Double your donations by supporting the NTEN Community!

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Now you can double the impact of your donation dollars by supporting the 2015 NTEN Challenge. Donate to NTEN in the next 48 hours, and Jon Biedermann , VP of DonorPerfect CRM Fundraising Software, will match your donations of up to $2,500!

NTEN is Hiring a Content Manager

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That's only one of the reasons NTEN is excited to announce a new position and open applications for a Content Manager. NTEN seeks a creative writer with a love for technology, data, and the nonprofit technology community to join NTEN’s team. This Content Manager position offers the right individual the opportunity to play a crucial role in communicating NTEN’s mission, marketing NTEN events and resources, and creating materials to be delivered both on- and offline.

The 16th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Cultivating Leadership

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The 16th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on the Best of 2014: Cultivating Leadership. The inspiration, as reflected on the quarterly NTEN: Change covers, came from farmers, a profession characterized by the need to be responsive.

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Sharing the NTEN Awesome: November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month

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It’s November again, which means NTEN is hosting their annual Member Appreciation Month chock full of free webinars, giveaways, blog posts and love for NTEN Members. We SocialFish LOVE NTEN. You can check out the full list of upcoming NTEN webinars at [link]. (

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Holy Awesome – NTEN’s Impact Evaluation

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NTEN has just made public their IMPACT EVALUATION. NTEN aspires to a world where all nonprofit organizations skillfully and confidently use technology to fulfill their missions. Evaluating NTEN’s Impact.

10 Reasons to be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

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We’re one month out from NTEN’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Washington, DC. The NTEN team does a remarkable job of facilitating an environment ripe for connection with no limit to how much you can learn from peers.

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NTEN Welcomes Amy Sample Ward as new Chief Executive Officer

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After a national search, we are excited to announce NTEN's new CEO. It is my pleasure to share some exciting news today: The NTEN Board of Directors welcomes Amy Sample Ward as NTEN’s new Chief Executive Officer. Amy Borgstrom. Chair, Board of Directors. Amy Sample Ward announcement Board of Directors ceo

On Falling in Love With the NTEN Community

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During those three days of scribbled notes, pun tweets, and laughs, I did fall in love with the US nonprofit community, with NTEN, and with a man who I''d move halfway across the world to marry. 14ntc nptech nten

Measuring Impact: Feature Article from the Latest Issue of NTEN:Change

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[Note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Continue reading this article, which includes more resources and tips, when you subscribe to NTEN:Change for free! resources strategy change guestpost impact leaders nten ntenchange

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The 17th Issue of NTEN: Change is out - "Digital Inclusion and Technical Divides"

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The 17th issue of NTEN: Change covers a range of perspectives from those at the forefront of bridging the digital divide: schools, libraries, city governments, and nonprofit organizations. I can be sure of one thing: this issue is going to surprise you.

NTEN Announces Amy Sample Ward as new Chief Executive Officer

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The Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) today announced the selection of Amy Sample Ward as NTEN’s new Chief Executive Officer. May 29, 2013. read more

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

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The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

The 15th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Advocacy and Visual Communications

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The 15th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on Advocacy and Visual Communications: How to Rise Above the Noise. change journal Leadership Leadership nten change publications Strategy

NTEN and National Volunteer Week

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Inspired by National Volunteer Week, NTEN took a few hours of work time to volunteer in our local communities. Down in NTEN South (AKA San Francisco, CA), Membership Director, Megan Keane, joined a group of One Brick volunteers to clean up after San Francisco Friends of the Library 's Spring Book Sale. Fun fact: One of the participants from NTEN’s Oregon Nonprofit Tech Readiness Program is staffed there. This week is National Volunteer Week !

Happy Birthday Holly Ross at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Holly Ross is the dynamic leader of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), the membership organization that supports nonprofit technology professionals. She’s raising money for NTEN , so if you want to celebrate Holly’s birthday, let’s make her birthday wish come true!

The 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report

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> Download the 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report. Just over half of the respondents were NTEN members: 55% answered that they were members, 34% said they were not members, and 11% did not know whether they were current members. > Download the 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report.

Nonprofits Collect Lots of Data, But Most Don’t Use It Says NTEN/Idealware Report

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The State of Nonprofit Data report was released this week (hat tip to Ted Fickes ). Idealware and NTEN prepared the report based on a survey in April 2012 with nearly 400 nonprofit organizations about how they manage and use data.

NTEN Is Hiring an Educational Program Manager

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Flickr photo by leighblackall By the end of 2011, NTEN will have produced over 100 educational webinars and 3 in-person local events, with many more in 2012. NTEN Programs are growing and so is the Program Team to support it. So, I'm thrilled to announce a job opening for NTEN’s Educational Program Manager. > Learn more and apply to join the NTEN Team! job nptech nten program

The NTEN Community just got a facelift!

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The NTEN Community platform recently went under the knife! We think the changes are even better than Botox, with our smooth, new platform to help you get more out of your NTEN community. community Community community platform nptech nten Communications

NTEN Case Study: From Drupal to WordPress

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After thinking and talking about it for a long time, this year we at NTEN are finally beginning a website overhaul and re-launch in earnest. NTEN is excited to announce we will be working with Pongos Interactive to implement our new site. NTEN has deep ties with the Drupal community and has been on the Drupal platform for years.

The 2013 "NTEN" Award: Maddie Grant

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NTEN isn''t an organization, we''re a community – a community with a shared set of values , including authenticity, sharing, and of course, laughter. who embodies those values and enhances the NTEN community. In short, they embody NTEN''s Values. 13ntc Community nten awards

Attention Data Nerds! NTEN Change Journal: It’s All About Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

September Issue NTEN Journal. The new issue of the NTEN Change Journal is all about data! The issue contains lots of practical advice, an infographic of the NTEN benchmarks study, and and more. Or rather how we all should love data!

Exciting Changes in the NTEN Community: Our New Community Platform

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Recently we took a survey of the NTEN community to get your opinions about online platforms and how you like to engage online. We think the changes will enhance the benefits of the NTEN community and make it easier to connect and collaborate with your fellow nonprofit peeps.

NTEN Research Committee: Want to join?

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We''re looking for individuals interested in serving in a volunteer position with NTEN on the Research Committee. At NTEN, it is incredibly important to us that the community we serve is an active part of our work. NTEN has an active Membership Committee, serving to provide insight and direction on the role of membership, the benefits and value of membership, and opportunities for engaging new and current members. committee community nptech nten research

NTEN's New Homepage: Share Your First Impressions!

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After months of thoughtful reflection, accompanied by much weeping and gnashing of teeth, we are close to finalizing the design of the new NTEN homepage. Thanks in advance for your participation to help us improve NTEN’s website!

You asked, we listened: NTEN’s website redesign beta launch!

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This launch has been a long-time coming — read through the process in previous case study posts: June 23: Case Study: NTEN''s Website Relaunch August 14: Case study update: NTEN''s site relaunch August 28: NTEN''s Website Redesign: Survey results from the community November 13: NTEN''s New Homepage: Share Your First Impressions! December 1: Case Study of NTEN''s Website Relaunch: The home page Just as we say in our organizational values , we embrace change.

NTEN Is Hiring a CEO

NTEN

NTEN has retained Heller Search Associates to recruit our next CEO. As you know, NTEN's objective is to help nonprofits maximize the use of technology to fulfill their missions. Areas of Accountability Include: Organizational Management and Development Collaborate with Board of Directors and staff to develop NTEN’s annual budget, operational plans, and strategic plan. Maintain relationships with membership constituencies and key NTEN partners.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

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The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and we''ve found 124 NTEN Members that are participating! You can support NTEN in Giving Tuesday and join Beth Kanter for a live discussion of collective philanthropy - get the details here.

The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

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The articles in the March issue of the NTEN: Change journal capture stories of nonprofits in transition; they’re transforming from one stage to another, using technology to fuel their campaigns, initiatives, and to optimize their day-to-day work. >>Read

Google Drive as an Organizational Document Management System: an NTEN Case Study

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NTEN. A look at the basics of NTEN's own continually evolving Google Drive Policies and Document Management System. In all seriousness though, I see examples everyday where small issues with our own internal document management system can easily spiral into much larger issues of lost productivity, duplicated work, or conflicting messages, and I'm guessing NTEN is not alone in this. document management system Infrastructure Leadership nptech nten Policy IT Staff

NTEN's Technology Leadership Academy Returns for 2012

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The Academy gets at the very heart of what NTEN does. nptech nten technology leadership academy tlaWe're excited to announce that the Technology Leadership Academy is returning in 2012. Even better, thanks to the generous support of Google and the Andrew W.

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November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month!! #NTENthanks

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From NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network : Thanksgiving isn’t just for turkeys and pumpkin pie – it’s our time to say thank you to our NTEN members. Giveaways and prizes every week, including free software services, mobile internet accounts, and nifty NTEN swag.

The 14th issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Fundraising in the Digital Age"

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The 14th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, and this quarter is all about fundraising. From Bitcoin, to crowdfunding, to the tricky discussion about overhead - articles cover some of the latest topics in digital fundraising, and opportunities for nonprofits.

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Interview with NTEN's Content Manager: Steph Routh

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We''re so excited to welcome our new Content Manager, Steph Routh to the NTEN team! You may have also met her at the 14NTC, where she was working with the NTEN team behind the scenes. How did you first become involved with the NTEN Community?