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


Last year, NTEN launched the first cohort for the new Oregon Nonprofit Tech Readiness (ONTR) program. and, "What did it mean for them?”

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. Meyer Memorial Trust is the largest private foundation in Oregon, established from Fred G. Meyer’s personal estate. the retail enterprise.

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

AFP Blog

Oregon Coast Aquarium rides technology's wave to build interest in oceans and marine science | : "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. Content Marketing

Engagement Superpowers In Action


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. In other words, develop an engagement superpower. Cook Inletkeeper's Weather and Tides page.

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The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It


Today’s guest post is from Tonia Zampieri. Tonia’s the Mobile Strategist for Atlantic Business Technologies. Say Hi on Twitter @iheartcharity.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Lights, Camera, Action: Making Video Easy. Portland, Oregon: Portland: QuickBooks Made Easy. Upcoming Events. Africa.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Website Accessibility 101. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived. Join us! event

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.

How Statistics Can Turn Your Fundraising Appeal Into A Real Bummer

John Haydon

And if it’s a bummer for donors, it will be a bummer for your fundraising appeal. But why? Donors Prefer Fundraising Appeals That Feel Good.

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! The Hold A Sign Meme. Have you used a contest?

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Writing Grants for Technology — For Good! Well, there are! Upcoming Events. The link need to be like so: Africa. Africa.

Interview with NTEN's Content Manager: Steph Routh


What are some of the lessons you''ve learned as the former Executive Director of Oregon Walks that you''ll be bringing to NTEN? Be bold.

Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

Dan Pallotta’s recent TED Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong” , has garnered more than 1.2

The Corruption of Engagement


Please welcome our newest regular columnist, Ryan Crowe. So clearly, he seemed like a perfect fit for our SocialFishing blog. Buzzword bingo.

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


What else are NTEN Members up to? Our friends at Whole Whale are offering 30% off their new course on the Google Adwords Grant for NTEN Members.

How to Optimize Your Nonprofit Newsletter for Success

Tech Soup Blog

Your email newsletter is crucial for the success of your organization. This Is the Only Way Your Emails Are Ever Going to Be Read. Further Research.

We're Hiring a Managing Writer


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? Which is where we come in—we provide an authoritative online guide to the software that allows smaller U.S. Want to join us?

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.

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? I did it!

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5 priceless gifts board members can give their nonprofits

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Nell Edgington , President. Social Velocity. Board members sometimes stand in the way of what their nonprofit needs most. A capacity plan.

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Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Matthew Field. ” My answer is: ”Don’t ask me, ask your audience.” Imagining Supporters with User Stories.

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. This is where the nonprofits come in.

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Digital Inclusion: Why Access for All Matters More than Ever. Watch out! They're going to try and recruit you. event

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. Africa.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Get 'Er Done: Surveying Digital Project Management Tools. TechSoup is here to help you no matter how you prefer to learn.

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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?” Check it out below. Alabama. Name reservation: $28. 501(c): $400 or $850 IRS fee. Alaska.

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

Fear and Social Media


During CommPartners’ Social Learning session at #ASAE11, attention turned quickly to social media. DON’T YOU WANT TO JOIN THE CONVERSATION? with ….

14NTC Scammer Warning and Information


We''re excited to see so much energy around the event and are looking forward to connecting with our community in person in March! Please beware.

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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? ” […].

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. Everything about it. Taiwan!

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. This is just about the perfect use of Google maps. For free.

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!

Things We Like (March 2015)


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. Read more posts on our blog. Who needs cotton? Huzzah!

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.

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. The swim was a weird one. And it was.

Super Tuesday!

Connection Cafe

All states offer the option to vote via absentee ballot , and Oregon and Washington are both pretty much entirely vote-by-mail. Fuggedaboutit.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Volunteer Social — Meet 'n' Greet. Portland, Oregon: Top Nonprofit Lessons from a For-Profit. Watch out!

May the Force Be with You


To answer the former, I plan to take some time off, enjoy the Oregon summer, and contemplate the next phase of my life.