Celebrate Giving Tuesday with NTEN and @Kanter

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The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and you’re invited to join the celebration with NTEN! Here are three easy ways you can be part of the giving season kick-off: Donate to the 2013 NTEN Challenge. The 2013 NTEN Challenge will raise $50,000 to support expanded programs and continued accessibility for a diverse set of organizations in 2014. fundraising 2013ntenchallenge beth kanter givingtuesday nten year end fundraising

Be Part of the NTEN Community Year-round

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NTEN’s online forums connect community members virtually around topics of interest from technology tools to job experiences to personal identities. NTEN’s Tech Clubs connect community members in local areas across the U.S.,

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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.

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Thanks, NTEN

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flickr photo: woodleywonderworks November is member appreciation month, and we set today aside specifically to thank our amazing NTEN members, and to help them celebrate each other. If you're on Twitter, just thank your favorite NTEN member(s) and include #ntenthanks in your update. Of course, I'm also sending out some NTEN love in those places, but what I really want to say can't be said in 140 characters or less. The NTEN community moves some incredible discussions forward.

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2013 NTEN Challenge Report

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NTEN''s mission is to support all nonprofits in using technology effectively to better reach their missions. The 2013 NTEN Challenge included board members and community members all fundraising on behalf of NTEN, raising funds that would directly provide 2014 NTC scholarships, and access to year-round NTEN programs and membership benefits. 2013 nten challenge Fundraising nten reporting Fundraising

NTEN Communications Roundtable January 2011

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2011 presentation nten roundtableDate : January 11th, 2011. Location : Phone & online chat. Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : Welcome to 2011! It’s a new year, and we know you’ve got a lot planned – what communications, campaigns, appeals or projects do you have on the calendar? What questions do you need answered, what feedback or examples are you looking for?

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NTEN Communications Roundtable December 2010

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Related Links : NTEN Roundtables. 2010 presentation communications nten roundtableDate : December 7th, 2010. Location : Phone & online chat. Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : This month’s Communications Roundtable focuses on communications struggles, lessons, and best practices for working internationally.

NTEN Communications Roundtable November 2010

Amy Sample Ward

Related Links : NTEN Roundtables. Tags: 2010 presentation appeals communications nten roundtable Date : November 9th, 2010. Location : Phone & online chat. Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : This month’s Communications Roundtable focuses on all those messages, appeals and campaigns that stack up this time of the year. What’s appropriate, when to send, and what works?

Interview with Dan Fellini, NTEN's Web Developer

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As NTEN's Web Developer, Dan will be diving straight into the deep end during our website redesign process; he will also be focused on the planning, development, configuration, integration, and testing of new and existing web-based systems. How did you first become involved with the NTEN Community? I've been aware of NTEN for many years, as I began nonprofit work here in Portland back in 2006. Community nten staffDan Fellini is our newest team member.

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2011 NTEN Award: Peter Campbell

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NTEN gives two awards to NTEN Members, including the Lifetime Achievement Award , which we blogged about already. The second award is the "NTEN Award," given this year to Peter Campbell, IT Director for Earthjustice. Former NTEN Awardee John Merritt presented the award to Peter, and I'd like to share his words: The NTEN award is given each year to a person who the lives the values of our community. awards NPTech NTEN nten members

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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 !

2013: NTEN Year in Review

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A few weeks ago, 35 board members and community leaders helped us launch the 2013 NTEN Challenge with the goal of raising $50,000 to celebrate reaching 50,000 NTEN community members. 2013 also including the expansion of NTEN programs, research, and events. 2013 Community data Leadership nten numbers Year in Review Amy Sample Ward. What a year! From new programs to new members, 2013 was a great year.

NTEN and the Pizzigati Prize join forces to advance open source for good

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NTEN is proud to be the new steward of The Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest , elevating and celebrating open source development for social impact work. The post NTEN and the Pizzigati Prize join forces to advance open source for good appeared first on NTEN

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. These individuals, recipients of the annual NTEN Award, are the people working hard to move NTEN''s mission forward from within the community: always ready to share a case study, idea, or contact. In short, they embody NTEN''s Values.

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Joining the NTEN Board

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Joining the NTEN Board August 7, 2007 Katrin, the Executive Director of NTEN, announced today that I’m joining the Board. (So I’ve been connected in one way or another to NTEN for quite a long while. Good move on NTEN’s part!

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The 2013 NTEN Community Survey Report

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The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN Community: we want to find out how these individuals and organizations use technology in their work, gauge the impact of NTEN programs and services on their professional development and their organization’s missions, and track trends in the nonprofit technology community over time. >

It's Your 2015 NTEN Community Challenge!

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I am so excited about the 2015 NTEN Challenge that I made a video about it, as you can see. At NTEN, we believe technology can transform how you make change. I would like to invite you to donate today to join the NTEN Board and Community Champions in the 2015 NTEN Challenge ! Thank you and we hope that you will be an active part of the NTEN community in 2015! Community NTEN Community Challenge

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with NTEN

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The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and you''re invited to join the celebration with NTEN! Here are three easy ways you can be part of the giving season kick-off: Donate to the 2013 NTEN Challenge We are so excited to celebrate the strength of this community, now 50,000 people stong! The 2013 NTEN Challenge will raise $50,000 to support expanded programs and continued accessibility for a diverse set of organizations in 2014.

Free NTEN Programming!

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We’re thrilled to be a sponsor for NTEN’s Member Appreciation Month (MAM) this November. Every year, NTEN says 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. All November webinars are free for NTEN Members.

NTEN Staff Celebrate 2013: Here's to You!

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NTEN staff in the Portland office headed to the Peculiarium yesterday afternoon for our holiday party. Lindsay will be staying with NTEN through the 2014 NTC so you don''t have to say goodbye to her yet. Have a fun-filled, safe, and inspiring holiday season and please continue to support the ongoing growth of NTEN''s services and programs in 2014 by donating to or sharing the NTEN Challenge with your friends and colleagues. announcement holidays nten staff

Interview with Andrea Post, NTEN's Events Manager

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Andrea Post is NTEN''s newest team member. How did you first become involved with the NTEN Community? Everyone keeps asking me how I first learned about NTEN, and I just keep giggling because the truth is that I can’t remember. Doesn’t everyone just know NTEN? The longer version of the story is that in a previous role, I was a part of a grantmakers'' group that was talking about funding NTEN back in the very early days. nten staff

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NTEN Member Roundup

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Check out the latest articles, news, and events from NTEN Members! Sessions feature community leaders in nonprofit communications and fundraising, including NTEN Member, Kivi Leroux Miller , as keynote speaker. Let us know and we may include it in a future NTEN Member Roundup. Community member news member roundup members nptech nten Communications IMAB is hosting a free virtual conference for nonprofits on February 20.

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

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I''m excited to announce that the newest member of the NTEN team! I know that she will do great things with NTEN''s research, marketing, and publications like the NTEN: Change journal as she brings her passion for technology and communication to our work. Prior to NTEN, she served as the Communications Manager at the human rights organization Social Accountability International in New York. announcement nten nten staff welcome

The 2014 NTEN Award: Jason Shim

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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. These individuals, recipients of the annual NTEN Award , are the people working hard to move NTEN''s mission forward from within the community: always ready to share a case study, idea, or contact. In short, they embody NTEN''s Values.

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Interview with Leana Mayzlina, NTEN's Digital Inclusion Campaign Manager

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Leana Mayzlina is NTEN's newest team member. How did you first become involved with the NTEN Community? I first found out about NTEN through PDXTech4Good (one of NTEN's 501 Tech Clubs ). It was not long before my interest grew into a serious commitment, and I understood that the NTEN Community was THE place to go to share information, learn about best practices, and connect with experts. Community nten staff

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Blue Fox CEO Chantal Sheehan Set to Speak at NTEN's 2020 Nonprofit Technology Conference

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Melbourne, FL (December 19, 2019) – Chantal Sheehan, Founder and CEO of Blue Fox was recently named a speaker for NTEN’s 2020 Nonprofit Technology Conference (20NTC). Sheehan will speak on how to have meaningful financial conversations with a nonprofit board of directors.

Meet Ash Shepherd, NTEN's Education Director

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We are excited to welcome longtime NTEN Member, Ash Shepherd, to the NTEN team. As the Education Director, Ash will be responsible for overseeing and designing programs for the NTEN Community to help them transform technology into social change. Ash has been a go-to resource for NTEN staff and members for years. From a Tech Club organizer, to NTEN Lab facilitator, to NTC speaker, to Editorial Committee member, he has demonstrated his commitment for nearly a decade.

Write for NTEN Connect

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Every November, during Member Appreciation Month, our monthly e-newsletter features articles written by you, the NTEN community. To participate: You must be an NTEN Member. Tags: NPTech NTEN NTEN Connect At the beginning of November, we'll start to post the submissions we've received on our blog, at the rate of one or two per weekday.

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NTEN Champion: Robert Weiner

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Even fat cats support NTEN! NTEN helps nonprofits keep up with changes in technology and understand how to use tech to run their organizations, tell their stories, connect with supporters, raise funds, and meet their missions. I hope you'll help me, and NTEN, reach our goals. > > Help me give back to NTEN NTEN's board has generously agreed to match every gift to this campaign, up to $15,000. NTEN's discussion lists, that's where. nptech nten

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Get ready for NTEN’s Member Appreciation Month!

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NTEN Members work hard every day to make a difference in the world through their work. to our NTEN Members. Get ready for NTEN’s Member Appreciation Month (MAM) all November long! Throughout the month, come celebrate with free programming and prizes exclusively for NTEN Members, plus special local events and content. Not an NTEN Member yet? Kick off the celebration with NTEN’s 2014 Year In Review: Community Impact webinar on Nov.

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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? stalking NTEN since: attending webinars, participating in workshops, etc. What are some of the lessons you''ve learned as the former Executive Director of Oregon Walks that you''ll be bringing to NTEN?

Coming soon: NTEN’s Nonprofit Tech Job Board

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That’s one of the most common questions we get at NTEN, and we’ve repeatedly heard from many of you in the NTEN community that you’d like to see a job board on NTEN.org. In just a few weeks, we’ll be unveiling NTEN’s Nonprofit Tech Job Board, a platform dedicated exclusively to paid nonprofit technology career opportunities. Job postings to the job board will cost $50 for NTEN Members and $100 for Non-Members, for a 30-day listing. “Where can I post a job?”

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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.

NTEN Webinar: More than just a community

Amy Sample Ward

Are you working on building or supporting community beyond one geographic region? Maybe across multiple countries, or even continents. Or are you looking to move from online community to offline event coordination? This month’s chat is for you! We’ll be talking about organizing events and supporting international/global communities. Really looking forward to it and hope you’ll join me!

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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 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 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report

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The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN community: we want to find out how these individuals and organizations use technology in their work, gauge the impact of NTEN programs and services on their professional development and their organization’s missions, and track trends in the nonprofit technology community over time. >

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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!

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One week to go: 2015 NTEN Challenge update

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Join us in celebrating the incredible NTEN Community of over 50,000 participants by donating $1 (or $100) today. Here''s a quick report on where the 2015 NTEN Challenge campaign is at today: we have raised $20,258 toward our goal of $50,000 to represent the 50,000 members of this community. 2015 nten challenge Fundraising ntenchallenge

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! Any donation received on Crowdrise or directly to NTEN will qualify for the match up to $2,500 total. In Jon''s words, "Technology by itself is just a tool, and NTEN provides the strategy to make technology work for nonprofits.

We Are Media: Webinar Series from NTEN

Amy Sample Ward

NTEN’s gathered some of the top nonprofit social media experts to help your organization devise a solid strategy as well as learn the secrets of using a variety of social media tools. Curated by NTEN, the community will work in a networked way to help identify the best existing resources, people, and case studies that will give nonprofit organizations the knowledge and resources they need to be the media.

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In Memory of NTEN Member Michael DeLong

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Here at NTEN, we were shocked and saddened to hear the news that last week our colleague, Michael DeLong, passed away very suddenly. Michael was an active member of the NTEN community, NTC speaker, colleague, friend, and an all-around great person to know. In addition to his work in the nonprofit tech arena, he was actively involved with local arts organizations.

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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. NTEN does an incredible job of fitting in a huge program, while at the same time, making sure everyone feels at home, even for those of us who had come a long way and knew no one at the conference. 14ntc nptech nten

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