The Impact of the Oregon Nonprofit Technology Readiness Program: Taylor Smith

NTEN

Last year, NTEN launched the first cohort for the new Oregon Nonprofit Tech Readiness (ONTR) program. We want to introduce you to Taylor Smith , Technical Services Manager for the Oregon Food Bank , to share his answers to these questions and a few more.

Oregon Foundation looking for a Million Dollar Idea

Amy Sample Ward

Meyer Memorial Trust is a private foundation in Oregon, USA, that has a pioneering spirit and is always up to something new, different, and meaningful – plus it is quite near to my heart. The foundation will collect the ideas from Oregonians on a forum on the web at ideas4oregon.org to commemorate MMT reaching $500 million in money distributed to tax exempt organizations, primarily in Oregon. Oregon’s issues go far beyond what nonprofits do,” he said. “We

Trending Sources

Oregon Coast Aquarium rides technology's wave to build interest in oceans and marine science | OregonLive.com

AFP Blog

Oregon Coast Aquarium rides technology's wave to build interest in oceans and marine science | OregonLive.com : "When Oceanscape Network launches two summers from now, Ron Houchens' creative drive will splash across Web pages promoting scientific inquiry, marine conservation and just getting outside to explore nature firsthand.

Trending Topics: 4 Ways to Seize The Marketing Moment

John Haydon

A sparrow landed on Bernie Sanders’ podium in Portland Oregon and the internet went bonkers.

Engagement Superpowers In Action

GroundWire

Washington Trails Association Freshest Trip Reports , Conservation Northwest's guided hikes , Oregon Wild's guided hikes with carpooling , and Idaho Conservation League's hiking series. I want to find a green place to stay in Central Oregon. How do you build relationships, make people prioritize your cause, and better engage them in your work?

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The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It

NetWits

You don’t need to know exactly how mobile technology can best help your mission - but here’s some ideas to help. Nonprofits from around the Country including Washington, Oregon, Florida, New Jersey and North Carolina have applied. Today’s guest post is from Tonia Zampieri.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Lights, Camera, Action: Making Video Easy. Portland, Oregon: Portland: QuickBooks Made Easy. NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Highlights this month include website accessibility in Portland, Oregon; project management in Boston, Massachusetts; and data visualization in Las Vegas, Nevada. Portland, Oregon: Website Accessibility 101.

How Statistics Can Turn Your Fundraising Appeal Into A Real Bummer

John Haydon

New research from the University of Oregon shows that demonstrating a huge need with statistics – for example, “805 million people go hungry each night” – is a real bummer for donors.

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How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yvon Chouinard – Founder of Patagonia, flyer fisherman, rock climber, surfer and COHO ACTIVIST! Posted by Catie Clune on Thursday, September 24, 2015.

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NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Writing Grants for Technology — For Good! What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to drink, laugh, and network with their peers?

Interview with NTEN's Content Manager: Steph Routh

NTEN

What are some of the lessons you''ve learned as the former Executive Director of Oregon Walks that you''ll be bringing to NTEN? We''re so excited to welcome our new Content Manager, Steph Routh to the NTEN team!

Are You Guilty of Bad Texting Etiquette? The Dos and Don’ts of Mobile Engagement

Mobile Commons

Recently, they targeted their users living in Oregon with a text alerting them about the deadline for the Oregon primary election. Want to keep users from unsubscribing from your mobile campaigns? Poor texting etiquette is often to blame for high opt-out rates.

The Corruption of Engagement

SocialFish

The problem is: you don’t simply pick up a rifle, a wagon and a couple of oxen and call yourself a pioneer (my Oregon Trail analogies are rampant and unrestrained across all aspects of my life). Please welcome our newest regular columnist, Ryan Crowe.

NTEN Member Roundup: Technology in 5 Words, Happy Mamas Day, and Nonprofit Life in Magnetic Poetry

NTEN

NTEN Member Partner, The Nonprofit Association of Oregon , is teaming up with The Institute for Nonprofit Management at Portland State University and the Alliance for Nonprofit Management to host the 2015 Alliance for Nonprofit Management National Conference , October 6-8 in Portland, Oregon.

We're Hiring a Managing Writer

Idealware

Idealware is based in Portland, Maine, but the Managing Writer will work remotely (and report to someone in Portland, Oregon). Want a chance to write for a living AND help nonprofits make the world a better place?

How to Optimize Your Nonprofit Newsletter for Success

Tech Soup Blog

Rather than saying something like, "In January, Feeding America fed 111,000 hungry people in New Mexico, Oregon, and Nevada," here's what Feeding America actually said: Feeding America thanked its volunteers. Your email newsletter is crucial for the success of your organization.

Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just distill the message you want to test down to a Facebook ad, and then run that ad against various groups: married women over 40, students living in Washington and Oregon, Canadian kayakers and so forth. Flickr Photo by Matthew Field.

Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Happy New Year ! I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection. How about you? Last year, I decided that I didn’t need to wait until New Year’s to establish happy, healthy habits in my life.

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Preventing Fraud on our Online Giving Pages

Robert Weiner

University of Oregon Foundation. Vered Siegel , Manager of Development Services. Children’s Home + Aid. Kirsten Williams , Associate Director, Gift Services. The Scams. The credit card scam/fraud attempt that many nonprofits have experiences starts with a very large online gift from an unknown donor. Shortly afterward, an email arrives saying the amount was a mistake (e.g., 7,000 instead of $700) and asking for a refund of the difference to a different credit card.

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Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Websites as Storytelling Tools: A Case Study. Portland, Oregon: Websites as Storytelling Tools: A Case Study. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches April 4.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Oregon. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Get 'Er Done: Surveying Digital Project Management Tools. I'm not in school anymore, but September still feels like the real beginning of the new year. That's why this is the perfect time to make a fresh start on your nonprofit tech resolutions.

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Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently published a story called “Oregon Again Seeks to Crack Down on High Fundraising Costs” that highlights the type of laws that should be be stopped in their tracks.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Pete Hickok on his Salesforce instance Pete Hickok on his Salesforce instance Last Updated on Thursday, 26 October 2006 03:18 Written by Steve Thursday, 26 October 2006 12:50 I got to have a conversation with Pete Hickok today about how Oregon Natural Desert Association uses Salesforce.com.

Fear and Social Media

SocialFish

Paul Slovic , professor of psychology at the University of Oregon, identified the psychological factors that let us decide what to be afraid of and how afraid we should be. During CommPartners’ Social Learning session at #ASAE11, attention turned quickly to social media.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Digital Inclusion: Why Access for All Matters More than Ever. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space.

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Microsoft for Nonprofits — Vote for Your Topic! National Volunteer Week has come and gone, but I ask you to join me every week in celebrating the amazing contributions of TechSoup's NetSquared community.

14NTC Scammer Warning and Information

NTEN

At NTEN headquarters here in Portland, Oregon, preparations for the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is picking up speed, with Early Bird registration in full swing, and exhibit booths going fast.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

Oregon United for Marriage is using text messaging to inform supporters of the latest updates in the fight for same-sex marriage in the state. Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in?

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Happy New Year! Two Free Books! And Watermelon!

Museum 2.0

Workshop with rural librarians in Pendleton, Oregon. Dear Museum 2.0 readers, 2010 was a big year for me. I published The Participatory Museum in March (with help from many of you!) and spent the rest of the year traveling to give workshops and presentations related to its content.

Pack Your Bags for a Summer Tech Adventure

Tech Soup Blog

" — Karen, Housing Independence, Oregon. Are you in the process of planning your summer holiday? Considering the beach, the mountains, visiting family, or camping?

5 priceless gifts board members can give their nonprofits

ASU Lodestar Center

She led teams and strategic planning efforts, raised over $5 million annually, recruited and trained top talent and won national awards in nonprofits such as PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) the Oregon Children’s Foundation and the Capital Area Food Bank. posted by Nell Edgington , President.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Triathlon this weekend Triathlon this weekend Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 September 2006 09:12 Written by Steve Tuesday, 5 September 2006 09:12 I’m doing my first Olympic distance triathlon this weekend down in Oregon. I shouldn’t drown… Aluminum Man is a smallish triathlon down in The Dalles, Oregon. Aluminum Man is a small triathlon on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge.

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Security, Privacy, and Safety Online for Nonprofits and Activists. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season!

What We Talk About When Talk About Open Data

Tech Soup Blog

Five years ago, the city of Portland, Oregon followed the precedent set by San Francisco and Chicago when it opened its data to developers.

Things We Like (March 2015)

NTEN

We’re feeling pretty squanchy, ourselves, about this big news on the voting enfranchisement front: Oregon recently passed its New Motor Voter bill into law. Meanwhile, it’s shameful that voting for a more equitable Unicode isn’t as easy as voting in Oregon is now. A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog.

What We’re Reading

See What's Out There

The Conversation: Seth Lewis and Nicole Smith Dahmen from the University of Oregon explore how Facebook Live is raising important questions about the future of journalism and Facebook’s role as a news provider. By Mitch Hurst, Senior Consultant Is Facebook Live changing journalism?

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Race Report: Aluminum Man Triathlon Race Report: Aluminum Man Triathlon Last Updated on Monday, 11 September 2006 03:18 Written by Steve Monday, 11 September 2006 03:18 Aluminum Man is a small triathlon on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge.

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May the Force Be with You

NTEN

To answer the former, I plan to take some time off, enjoy the Oregon summer, and contemplate the next phase of my life. Change is at the heart of what we do at NTEN. We’re trying to create more social change every day, and we’re pushing you to do the same work with us.