Steve Fowler, United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania

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Job Title and Organization: Research Specialist, United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA. Steve Fowler is the Research Specialist for the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Steve Fowler.

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

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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


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The Tale of Two Websites: How KRC-PBPC Merged Two Brands Into One


As a major resource hub for Pennsylvania policymakers, activists, and the press, they needed a site that felt reputable and that made their research easy to navigate.

Holiday Watch: Texting 'The Nutcracker' -

AFP Blog

Holiday Watch: Texting 'The Nutcracker' - "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.

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

Forum One

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.

Giving Tuesday a day to give back -

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 - : "Not everyone supports Giving Tuesday.

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Looking into the Crystal Ball: Public Policy and Foundations in 2021

Connection Cafe

Although priorities will shift given the new administration and slim majorities for the Democrats in the House and Senate, first and foremost the priority for both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue is COVID-19. It is 2021, a new year, a new Congress, and a new administration.

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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

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?

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


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.

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


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

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.

Welcome to Wyoming 2-1-1


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.

5 Takeaways from the bbcon 2020 Virtual Higher Ed Super Session

Connection Cafe

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) immediately moved to establish an online emergency response fund for students, faculty and staff impacted by COVID-19. W e successfully hosted our first fully virtual and truly global conference , bbcon 2020.

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 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. >>

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.

To Thine Own Organization Be True

Nonprofit Talent

She was a founding board member of 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Downtown Center. She is a recipient of Preservation Pennsylvania’s F.

We heart Salesforce


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 database. But cake and t-shirts? Now that's showing the love.

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.

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.

Books That Changed Us in 2020

Media Cause

I know that personally, last year was the first time we’d ever had 20 people participating in our Rosh Hashana dinner, joining us around our humble Atlanta-based table from their own setups in Florida, Texas, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.

Engagement Superpowers In Action


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 Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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?”

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.

How to Train Your Nonprofit Team in 5 Easy & Effective Steps

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University of Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural History from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and was among the first class to receive a master’s degree in Philanthropy and Development, from St.

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.

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.

When Building an Online Fundraising Campaign – Don’t Forget Compliance

Nonprofit Talent

Headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Harbor Compliance partners with organizations in every state and over 25 countries abroad to help solve the most challenging compliance problems. By Ify Aduba, Nonprofit Compliance Specialist, Harbor Compliance.

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.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: October 29, 2010


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.

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.

The Northeast Recycling Council – A GreenTech Nonprofit Profile

Tech Soup Blog

It is headquartered in Brattleboro, Vermont and has traditionally focused its efforts in ten northeast states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont). From time to time we like to profile the work of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries that are doing great work in green IT.

ITWorks: Changing Lives In 16 Weeks


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.

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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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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How Millennials are Transforming Politics and the Public Sector


Had the Millennial vote been split 50-50 in four states – Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Virginia – Romney would have been elected president, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. Millennials turned out to vote in record numbers in 2008.

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Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: DIY Donor Management System Selection. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Google AdWords for Nonprofits. TechSoup's NetSquared community is hosting free monthly technology meetups in 74 cities globally, but with more than 39,000 members, it can be hard to get a sense of the community's needs.

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NGO Spotlight: La Comunidad Hispana, Kennett Square, PA

Tech Soup Blog

Staff worried that the organization’s mission — empowering immigrants and low-income residents of Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania, to stay healthy, build strong families and lead productive and fulfilling lives — would receive less attention during this time-consuming move and IT migration. This post originally appeared on the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog and was authored by TechSoup's Erica Scheidt.

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space. Online learning is awesome (and TechSoup has got you covered ), but a special magic is created when we get together in the same room and start building relationships.

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Big Data. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. I bet you made all sorts of grand New Year's resolutions for 2015. If you're like me, then you swore that this year, you're finally going to learn to use technology to make yourself more productive at work. Unless you're Superman, you're probably already struggling. Keeping resolutions is hard. But don't worry, NetSquared is here to save the day.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Monroeville, Pennsylvania: TechNow 2017 Conference. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season. More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of Giving Tuesday (on November 28 this year) makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed?