TechImpact: NPower PA rebrands, expands nonprofit IT services nationally — Technically Philly

AFP Blog

TechImpact: NPower PA rebrands, expands nonprofit IT services nationally — Technically Philly : NPower Pennsylvania is now Tech Impact, but the nonprofit’s mission to provide hands-on technology support to nonprofits remains the same, says its leadership

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Join us November 3-5 in Philadelphia, a city where revolutions are made, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

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Holiday Watch: Texting 'The Nutcracker' - Philanthropy.com

AFP Blog

Holiday Watch: Texting 'The Nutcracker' - Philanthropy.com: "Holiday Watch: Texting 'The Nutcracker'The Pennsylvania Ballet will soon ask patrons to turn on their cellphones — at least during intermission and after the show.From December 26-31, audience members at performances of “The Nutcracker” will have the opportunity to participate in a live poll via text message.

Giving Tuesday a day to give back - Philly.com

AFP Blog

Katherina Rosqueta, executive director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania, said some believe that dedicating a single day to giving risks so-called donor fatigue. More opinions around Giving Tuesday Giving Tuesday a day to give back - Philly.com : "Not everyone supports Giving Tuesday.

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[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations

SocialFish

Founding Farmers , 1924 Pennsylvania Ave. Following a successful “ What Got You Here ” event in March exploring themes around transformation in the association sector, Ann Yoders of AEY Marketing & Research Consulting is pleased to offer the next event in “2015 Future of Associations” event series.

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2012 PANO Annual Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Pennsylvania Association for Nonprofit Organizations. Date : April 16-17, 2012. Location : Harrisburg, PA. Topic : Using Social Media to Tell Your Story and Raise Funds. Description : Is social media helping you reach your organizational goals and meet your mission? Is it even helping you raise money to support your work?

PCToday - Students Create Public-Service Announcements for Area Nonprofits

AFP Blog

PCToday - Students Create Public-Service Announcements for Area Nonprofits: "Mass media communication students at Pennsylvania College of Technology created public-service announcements for area nonprofit agencies that began airing locally on cable television in early April.Comcast, the cable-service provider for the Williamsport area, has donated airtime to run the PSAs on its cable stations

60 Second Lifespan

NCE Social Media

Yesterday, the Governor of Pennsylvania visited our office to hold a press conference to discuss his interest in increasing the budget to address our statewide waiting list. While our agency had an official photographer there, I took a couple of photos and brief videos of the visit on my own. I posted a Vine video to Twitter. The Governor’s Twitter account writer, surely the Governor doesn’t tweet on his own, retweeted my video.

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.

Welcome to Wyoming 2-1-1

VisionLink

We will also be launching another new 2-1-1 system across much of Pennsylvania in the near future. We are pleased to announce that the good folks in Wyoming have launched their 2-1-1 state wide system using VisionLink''s CommunityOS solution. You can visit their site at: [link] , or by phone at 888-425-7138. We are very pleased to support another statewide 2-1-1 initiative.

Influence Blog: Forum One

Influence

Working America Drives Local Action with Targeted Text Messages

Mobile Commons

And earlier this year, Working America crowd-sourced feedback about a new Pennsylvania voter law from the people it was actually affecting – Pennsylvania voters. Working America is a national organization that represents working families on a wide variety of issues. Some of those issues are national. But some – from unemployment in New Mexico to union rights in Ohio – are highly local.

Working America Helps Voters Report Problems with Mobile Messaging

Mobile Commons

A new Pennsylvania law was recently passed that would require voters to show ID before voting. On election day in April, Working America sent a text message to their targeted list of Pennsylvania supporters, asking them to text in and tell their stories if they have any trouble with the new voter ID law. Here’s a great example of how a text message campaign can encourage supporters to become reporters – informing people about important developments right as they happen.

Technology for All: From Gandhi to TED - Part 1

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

He was President of two colleges and Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry. Technology has the potential to improve the lives of millions across the world. Unfortunately, most companies won’t pursue projects without the promise of big profits and the people who need tech tools the most often can’t afford them.

We heart Salesforce

GroundWire

Our friends at Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the day they migrated their FileMaker data into Salesforce. We know many of the organizations we work with are super happy to get their mission-critical data into a powerful Salesforce.com database. But cake and t-shirts? Now that's showing the love.

Four Characteristics of High Impact Giving: Takeaways from PhilanthropyMatters

ASU Lodestar Center

Social Venture Partners Arizona Founder Jerry Hirsch introduced Kat Rosqueta, Founding Executive Director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania, to 80 attendees. Just like her center at the University of Pennsylvania, SVP focuses on being a resource to help people achieve high social impact in their philanthropic giving. posted by Terri Wogan Calderón Executive Director & Partner Social Venture Partners Arizona.

Engagement Superpowers In Action

GroundWire

Where can I buy local food in Pennsylvania? Buy Fresh, Buy Local from Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture. How do you build relationships, make people prioritize your cause, and better engage them in your work? One excellent way is to use your unique expertise, access, skills -- whatever you’re super at -- to provide a product, service or experience that really matters to your target audience. In other words, develop an engagement superpower.

Nonprofit Data: The Case of the Women's Center of Montgomery County

NTEN

Based in Pennsylvania’s third-largest county, the Women’s Center of Montgomery County serves as many as 4,200 women each year through a domestic violence program and two hospitals. A women’s center’s journey from no-tech to data-centric leads it down a bumpy road. Chris Bernard. Editorial and Communications Director. Idealware. read more

SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

Mobile Commons

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services uses text messaging for child support services. Until recently, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) used landlines to communicate with parents enrolled in their child support program. We had a 68% success rate, but it often took multiple calls to reach the person we were trying to get,” said Georgia Lyons, director of the Pennsylvania division of child support enforcement systems.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Dwight Dozier, Georgia Tech Foundation

Connection Cafe

Prior to his work at GWU, Dwight served as the associate vice president of university advancement and advancement services at the University of Louisville, assistant executive director of alumni services at The Pennsylvania State University, and as manager of biographical records and systems analyst at Washington State University.

Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 2015 Tech Impact Awards Luncheon. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Crowdsourcing Change. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Butler. Malvern, Pennsylvania: Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh: QuickBooks Made Easy. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: QuickBooks Made Easy. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: QuickBooks Made Easy.

Introducing NTEN's Newest Membership Partner: PANO

NTEN

NTEN is excited to announce our new partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations ! PANO is the statewide membership organization serving and advancing the charitable nonprofit sector through leadership, advocacy, education and other services in order to improve the overall quality of life in Pennsylvania. Through our partnership, we are now able to offer PANO members a free introductory NTEN membership or a 10% discount on membership renewal. >>

Online Fundraising Strategies: Nonprofit Marketing Link Roundup

Nonprofits Source

I’ve been involved with nonprofits and associations since my internship years working for what was once the last nonprofit hospital in Pennsylvania. In this weekly nonprofit marketing link roundup , we’re taking a look at articles that are all about online fundraising strategies. Whether you’re fundraising, selling a product or providing a service, the way in which you market to people really isn’t all that different.

Digital Fundraising Strategies: Nonprofit Marketing Link Roundup

Nonprofits Source

I’ve been involved with nonprofits and associations since my internship years working for what was once the last nonprofit hospital in Pennsylvania. In this weekly nonprofit marketing link roundup , we’re taking a look at articles that are all about digital fundraising strategies. Whether you’re fundraising, selling a product or providing a service, the way in which you market to people really isn’t all that different.

ITWorks: Changing Lives In 16 Weeks

TechImpact

There are nearly 100,000 young adults between the ages of 18-24 living in southeast Pennsylvania and north Delaware who are under employed, or unemployed and are making approximately $11,000 per year. “Where I’m from, jail and death before age 18 are the two major options, but I wanted different,” said Christopher Snow, who because of ITWorks is now working as a Technology Services Technician for the large international consulting firm, Accenture.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

Text Messaging Boosts Patient Engagement, Improves Outcomes A study conducted by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found text messaging systems can also benefit hospital systems and boost patient recovery times.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

Text Messaging Boosts Patient Engagement, Improves Outcomes A study conducted by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found text messaging systems can also benefit hospital systems and boost patient recovery times.

A Bookshare Valentine’s Day Love Story

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

He moved to Pennsylvania to be closer to her. This true story was written by two Bookshare volunteers, Evan Reese and Lissi Deren. She was a proofreader in Ohio who saw a new Welsh name, Evan Reese, on the Bookshare volunteer list. His messages were articulate, optimistic, technically sound, sometimes funny, and always courteous.

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The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Pennsylvania. PA-100 (Pennsylvania State Tax Identification): $0 + fees for needed licenses. Pennsylvania charitable registration: usually $0 due to exemption. 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?”

Association CEOs on social media

SocialFish

Dave Phillips, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors -. Just wanted to say thank you to Deirdre Reid, a great friend and colleague and occasional writer for SocialFish, who, inspired by our posts about CEOs on Twitter , has started her own series over on the Avectra blog showcasing CEO’s using social media. These are so awesome, I’m reposting the first few here – check ‘em out! Susan Avery, CAE – International Association of Plastics Distribution -. “I

Two Crucial Themes from the GDPR Featuring in US-Privacy Legislation

Connection Cafe

The CCPA and bills in states like Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Washington give residents the right to request erasure of their data held by organizations. 2018 was a seminal year for privacy. India drafted its first data privacy bill. The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, spawning nearly a dozen investigations by international and US regulators over Facebook’s data practices.

How Your Attitude Shapes Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

In September 2015, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP)’s CEO was selected to serve a new role in the Girl Scouts national headquarters. Every morning, I get to the office, switch my phone to silent, and grab a glass of water while my laptop’s starting up. Once everything’s up and running, I check my emails and start my day. I can be overwhelmed or having an easy breezy day, but you’ll always see me smiling. Why is that? Just like a smile is contagious, so is negativity.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Westmoreland. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Your Nonprofit Website: WordPress. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Butler. NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change.

Social Media/Web Intern Opportunity

FI Space

1100 pennsylvania avenue. The American Cancer Society is looking for a Web Development/Social Media Intern for a paid Internship in Austin, TX. Do you know someone who meets this qualifications? Or do YOU? requirements/skills needed: basic html skill, proficent with microsoft office, experienced with online social networks such as facebook.

Celebrating The Nation's Founding

VisionLink

In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, On July 1, 1776 on a hot and humid summer day in Philadelphia''s Independence Hall, John Adams of Massachusetts was locked in debate with Pennsylvania''s John Dickinson over whether the 13 American colonies should declare their independence from Great Britain. Dickinson was the leader of the Pennsylvania delegation.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Butler. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: TechNow 2016 Conference. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived. The weather's getting cooler (except for our friends in Los Angeles!), and the leaves are starting to change color.

Lame spam of the day: FBI and Nigeria still want to send me money

Robert Weiner

935 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw Washington, D.C. I wrote about a version of this one last year, but the language of this version is so tortured that I have to post it. No official-looking seal this time. Sender: FBI OFFICE (office.fbi3@gmail.com). Subject: FROM IMF HEAD OFFICE. Text: Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division. FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C. Federal Bureau Of Investigation. J.Edgar Hoover Building. 20535-0001. www.fbi.gov.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: October 29, 2010

NTEN

I came across this on Facebook, thanks to fellow NTEN member John Kenyon : Jeff Forster presenting the Southwestern Pennsylvania Nonprofit Technology Survey findings to the tune of "Ice Ice Baby" sums up just about everything that is awesome about the NTEN community. (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing their nptech awesome. Members are in bold.

Generations and Inclusion

SocialFish

I spoke recently to a group of HR professionals in Pennsylvania about Managing Generational Diversity. My slides are embedded below.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Philly NetSquared Idea Generator. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Butler. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. I'm not in school anymore, but September still feels like the real beginning of the new year.

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How nonprofits can attract and retain high-quality employees

ASU Lodestar Center

She serves as the Instructor I for Camps and Classes at Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Alaina Caulkett, Fall 2019 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Nonprofit employees are starting to show sector-switching intent, which affects the retention of nonprofit organizations. Understanding what positions need to be filled, hiring and training all require a large amount of resources.

The Systems of Work

Museum 2.0

I’d been starving, and we were being served a delicious hot lunch (Thank you Pennsylvania Museums Association.) This month’s topic is about the systems of people who come together to make work happen. I once sat next to a man who worked at a museum about transportation. As I stuffed my face, the person beside me shared some information about train schedules, routes, and systems. After I was sated, we moved into a conversation about flex work.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Facebook Advertising for Nonprofits. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Westmoreland. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Monroeville, Pennsylvania: TechNow 2017 Conference. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5.