Oregon Office of Emergency Management: Volunteer & Goods and Services Donations

VisionLink

We are pleased to support the good work of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. The agency has deployed Visionlink’s volunteer management and Goods and Services Donation solution to help coordinate response among volunteers for COVID-19 in Oregon. You can visit their site here [[link] and you can learn more about the state governme nt ’ s leading efforts here.

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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

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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.

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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. Besides the integration project mentioned above, we are also re-shaping the philosophy behind how our fundraising database is used by Oregon Food Bank.

Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland

EveryAction

We’re eagerly packing our bags, and can’t wait to see our nonprofit friends and family from around the country at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon. If you’re like us, you’re already planning both your conference agenda (stopping by the EveryAction booth, panels on fundraising automation , managing relationships with vendors , and maximizing multi-channel ROI , and hitting up the hottest conference party ), and your free time for exploring the city.

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

EveryAction

From Equality Florida to Freedom Oklahoma to Basic Rights Oregon, we amplify the power of the state-based LGBTQ movement. June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community.

Is Your Fundraising Appeal Turning Off Your Donor?

John Haydon

In one study by the University of Oregon, […]. Most nonprofits love statistics. They remind staff and board members why their work matters. And statistics can be helpful when reporting outcomes or applying for grants. But using statistics can actually hurt your fundraising appeals. Statistics can turn a emotionally compelling fundraising appeal into a total bummer. The post Is Your Fundraising Appeal Turning Off Your Donor? appeared first on John Haydon. Online Fundraising

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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.

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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?

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. Within hours, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter were flooded with trending topics about #BirdieSanders, including this video from Bernie 2016: You can’t predict what will go viral If I told you that a sparrow would literally perch herself on Bernie’s podium and […]. The post Trending Topics: 4 Ways to Seize The Marketing Moment appeared first on John Haydon.

Mercury News interview: Rey Ramsey, president and CEO of TechNet - San Jose Mercury News

AFP Blog

Mercury News interview: Rey Ramsey, president and CEO of TechNet - San Jose Mercury News: "WASHINGTON — Rey Ramsey is the first to admit he's an unconventional choice to lead the high-tech lobbying group TechNet, having spent his career far from the office parks of Silicon Valley.Ramsey has dedicated much of his adult life to building more affordable housing, first as the head of Oregon's housing

Insights That Will Drive Your Year-End Giving

NonProfit Hub

67% of the younger half of Gen X, also called Xennials or the Oregon Trail generation, plan to give more in the remainder of the year. Want something to distract you from election woes? We’ve got some good news for you. Things are looking up for your year-end giving plans.

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NVOAD National Partner of the Year

VisionLink

We are very honored to be named the National Partner of the Year by the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD), presented last night at the NVOAD annual conference in Portland, Oregon. NVOAD is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership based organization that serves as the forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, response and recovery—to help disaster survivors and their communities.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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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30 Hour Day: Livestreaming for Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

Livestream for 30 hours straight in an effort to raise money for charities like Free Geek, Oregon Food Bank, and Toys for Tots. Yes these are Portlanders, hoping to fundraise to support local organizations in Oregon (USA), but they are hoping it helps you fundraise wherever you are, too! 30 Hour Day is a cockamamie scheme concocted by Cami Kaos of Strange Love Live and Rick Turoczy of Silicon Florist. The concept?

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5 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About App Development in the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

Just ask Solar Oregon, a nonprofit that saved $100,000 in application development costs in just two months using Caspio. To learn how Solar Oregon achieved these results, read the case study. Taking lessons from Solar Oregon, we are sharing the following tips for nonprofits looking to develop custom cloud applications. With a creative approach to technology, nonprofits like Solar Oregon have proven that a small budget can make a big difference.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Corporate Philanthropy: Adapting to a Changing World

NonProfit Hub

If a national corporation makes a donation to a nonprofit in, say, Oregon, there’s a slim chance that people across the country will be aware of it. In today’s world, every company is expected to do some good with their profits. Thus, corporate philanthropy is on the rise. As younger generations become more socially aware, they expect their favorite brands to follow suit.

How to Write for SEO and Rank on Google

NonProfit Hub

If I live in Nebraska, I’m not going to fly to Oregon to adopt a dog. Getting noticed is a challenge. . The internet is a busy, crowded place, buzzing with almost 2 billion websites and millions of brands competing for attention.

Bernie Newcomb article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Bernie grew up as a visually impaired kid and Oregon and rejected the low expectations of the then-education institutions and went to college and on to become an engineer and successful entrepreneur. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation just published a very nice article, Leveling the Field , about one of our key Bookshare.org supporters, Bernie Newcomb. Bernie was VP Engineering and co-founder at eTrade.

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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?

Fun Friday Facts

Connection Cafe

Regardless, I remember playing Number Munchers and Oregon Trail (this article on OT is fascinating if you have a moment) on my Apple IIe in grade school. Author: Amber Wobschall. My colleague Cheryl brought this little gem to my attention this week. I feel like an entire post could be written about each of the facts included. I have asked the author in the comments to see if we can get the sources of these stats here.

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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. And if it’s a bummer for donors, it will be a bummer for your fundraising appeal. In the study , one group of participants were given an opportunity to give money to help a little girl who was suffering from starvation.

Amy Potthast, Idealist.org: How I Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Amy is the Director of Service and Graduate Education Programs at Idealist.org , and lives in Oregon with her husband and two sons. Johns — my North Portland, Oregon, neighborhood — I've been working this year on a new, all-volunteer mentoring program for local teen parents. We're working on becoming a member program of Oregon Mentors. The third guest post in my have fun, do good blogger series is by Amy Potthast.

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What Can You Learn From This Scientific Use of Facebook Photo Tagging?

John Haydon

Oregon State University ichthyologist Brian Sidlauskas and his follow science peers (who are also his Facebook friends) documented more than 5,000 fish in under 24 hours using Facebook. Before you read any further, watch the following video that describes how they used photo tagging to achieve this impossible task. How are you using Facebook to solve problems? Part of managing a Facebook community is about knowing your community. Who are the experts?

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Microsoft Keeps Dougy Center Staff Connected Following Devastating Fire

Tech Soup Blog

The Dougy Center , a Portland, Oregon nonprofit helping grieving children, teens, and young adults recover from the death of a friend or family member, suffered a debilitating arson fire in 2009. With the help of a donation from Microsoft through TechSoup , the organization has been able to deliver more programming to youth in need and their families while preparing to transition into a new office space. Read the full post on the Microsoft Corporate Citizenship blog

NTEN and National Volunteer Week

NTEN

The sale raised over $200,000 for San Francisco libraries, and the leftover boxes of books made a new home at a local thrift shop in a rural area of Eugene, Oregon, that has limited access to library and book services. Portland HQ staff spent an afternoon at the Oregon Food Bank. Fun fact: One of the participants from NTEN’s Oregon Nonprofit Tech Readiness Program is staffed there. Read: The Impact of the Oregon Nonprofit Technology Readiness Program: Taylor Smith.)

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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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. Tonia’s the Mobile Strategist for Atlantic Business Technologies.

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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. Make sure you’re keeping your mobile users engaged by following these three simple rules. Don’t Send Irrelevant Texts. It’s incredibly important to make sure your texts are valuable to your users.

How To Save The Planet: 10 Changes With The Biggest Impact

Twenti

A study by the Oregon State University in the US concluded that not having an extra child was up to 20 times more effective at halting climate change than other changes people commonly make. How To Save The Planet: 10 Changes With The Biggest Impact. by Zoe Allen.

Food Stamp Search Suggests Hard Times Are Spreading like a Flu.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Is it fair to assume that the actual surge next year will include Oregon, Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, etc. Google Trends and US Department of Agriculture Results are compared in these images. They are different. I was reading up on trend analysis and the predictive power of Google to "see" trends before the official government agencies.

Thank you Sara Freedman

GroundWire

She left us to be the digital communications guru for Oregon State University’s Cascade Campus, and they are so lucky to get her. Groundwire. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. Three years ago, Sara Freedman walked into our office and made some magic. We were a smart crew but in desperate need of translation, and Sarah made our work visible, accessible and gave it color.

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?

Great reads from around the web on May 20th

Amy Sample Ward

The Current Nonprofit Landscape: "We are all in this together" - Are you a nonprofit or foundation in Portland/Oregon? "It These are some links I wanted to share from May 20th. Find me on Delicious for more! Join us in a UK hyperlocal alliance… « Talk About Local (alpha) - Will Perrin is on a mission to engage and convene localities via the web. "After

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

NTEN

Sifry, Executive Director, Civic Hall Keep Austin Connected: A Vision for Digital Inclusion , by Sharla Chamberlain and John Speirs, City of Austin We also go behind the scenes with the filmmakers behind the Cyber-Seniors documentary , the Weiss School , Geek Club Books , and Oregon''s Multnomah County Library. I can be sure of one thing: this issue is going to surprise you.

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? The first step to a successful mobile campaign is a great call to action.

How Can Nonprofit Leaders Create Effective Community Change?

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofits must advocate to open doors for clients and further the mission of the organization (The Nonprofit Association of Oregon, 2017). The Nonprofit Association of Oregon. posted by Hallie Rexer Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Among nonprofit organizations, human service nonprofits, in particular, serve public interests to improve the community.

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.

The Future of the Map – With Live Demos of GIS Platforms

NTEN

I still have the old Rand McNally Road Atlas of Oregon my wife and I used to mark all of the back roads we drove on 10 years ago. In fact, when I sent out a version of this message to one of our lists, it started a conversation with an NTEN Member in Idaho who has also travelled extensively in Oregon.

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For my mom on Ada Lovelace Day

Amy Sample Ward

She was the one that took me to the overnight events at OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) where I had my first go at building robots.

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The Doctor is in: Diagnosing websites @NTEN/Netsquared Meetup

Beaconfire Wire

If you happen to be in Portland, Oregon next Tuesday night, Feb 24th, and have a website in need of some TLC, come to the NTEN 501Tech Club and Net Squared MeetUp to problem-solve cures for the “common&# website. Does your site scream out, “I haven’t changed my image since 1995!&# Or maybe, your pages are plagued by lengthy copy that just keeps going and going… Perhaps your web presence just doesn’t really reflect all the great work your organization does.