Ning: Phoenix or Fizzle?

Amy Sample Ward

Phoenix or Fizzle. Is Ning going to be a phoenix – rising out of the backlash and outcry about changing to a paid-service to become the platform of choice and provide users with access and ownership in it’s future?

Your Official Netroots Guide to Shopping Local (and Progressive) in Phoenix


In case you haven't heard, the progressive community is gathering next week in Phoenix for one of the most anticipated events of the year: the tenth annual Netroots Nation conference !

Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)


——————— Welcome to Tracie Rollins, social media manager for the National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)! a content and social media marketing agency in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Latino Institute: A program of the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

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Within the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, the Latino Institute was developed to help address these issues and to serve as a bridge between the City and the Latino community. Phoenix Latinos Ariel Rodriguez posted by. Ariel Rodríguez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor.

On a National Day of Service, Public Allies Arizona Makes a Difference in a Phoenix Neighborhood

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The Allies of Class 12 gathered that Saturday at Doras Church of Phoenix for National Make a Difference Day. posted by Nedd Freeman Anderson Class 11 Public Ally.

Google exec: Connecting via social media can spur nonprofit donations - Phoenix Business Journal:

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Google exec: Connecting via social media can spur nonprofit donations - Phoenix Business Journal:: "Google Business Development Manager Jaime Casap led a spirited presentation about the importance of technology in today’s business and nonprofit environment.With a declaration of “the laptop is dead,” Casap said the importance of a strong and meaningful Internet and social networking presence

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Phoenix Nonprofit Institute. Phoenix Nonprofit Institute. Nonprofit Learning Lab / Phoenix, AZ / $125. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

From comic books to collective impact: The importance of ongoing professional development

ASU Lodestar Center

The Conference is on May 17th in downtown Phoenix, presented in part by the ASU Lodestar Center. He is a founding board member of YNPN Phoenix and is serving as the 2013 YNPN Leaders Conference host committee chair. YNPN Phoenix Aaron Stiner networking

Research Friday: ASU is an Important Central Hub for Nonprofit Organizations

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This week we welcome Mary McGillicuddy, one of the researchers who worked with the ASU College of Public Programs on a project that analyzed and mapped the social network of downtown Phoenix nonprofit organizations. posted by. Mary McGillicuddy , Nonprofit Leadership.

So, you’re thinking about serving on a board. Now what?

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YNPN Phoenix. Shawn Rudnick currently serves as a board member on the membership committee for YNPN Phoenix. YNPN Phoenix Shawn Rudnick Boardposted by Shawn Rudnick , Board Member.

Oops! Now What?

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Shawn Rudnick , Board Member, YNPN Phoenix. Shawn Rudnick currently serves as a board member on the membership committee for YNPN Phoenix. YNPN Phoenix Shawn Rudnickposted by.

This makes me a little sad.


Byeee Phoenix Mars Lander. Sweet Dreams Little Guy. We'll miss you. But take heart! There will be another mission to Mars soon.

The Secret Yardstick Driving Innovation At AOL, Beats, And Microsoft | Co.Design: business innovation design

AFP Blog

In fact, AOL killed a past iteration of its email service, called Phoenix, because Wetherall says, "it didn’t pass the 15-foot test The Secret Yardstick Driving Innovation At AOL, Beats, And Microsoft | Co.Design: business innovation design : The "15-foot test," as Wetherell refers to it, is the threshold for differentiation he holds his team to: Products must attract attention even yards away from the computer screen.

Nonprofits Pitch for Big Awards

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For more information, visit: [link] Sentari Minor is the Director of Engagement and Education at Social Venture Partners Arizona and is an active member of the Phoenix nonprofit community.

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Smac! Cancer Where it Hurts.


buddy, Phoenix, can soon be in the hands of those with/impacted by cancer to help them SMAC! Phoenix , the “WTF? Monkeys Phoenix & NoMo I have one month to raise approximately $35,000 to launch the SMAC! Mom snoozing with NoMo & Phoenix.

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The Must-Have Accessory for Your Monthly Giving Program

Connection Cafe

With 23 percent of its sustainers’ credit cards updated in 10 months, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation saved 7 hours a month chasing down lapsed donors. 1,200,000,000. That’s how many credit cards were in circulation in the United States in 2015. Surprising, right?

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The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

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As a member of the board of YNPN (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network) Phoenix, I have been fortunate to cross paths with some extraordinary emerging leaders, facilitators, mentors, and nonprofit sector thought leaders. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving.

Goal Setting for Your Nonprofit

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Jarrett started The Rayvan Group in 2009 and brings more than 15 years’ experience with international, national and local organizations, including Girls Golf of Phoenix, Habitat for Humanity, the Paraiso Project and St. posted by Jarrett R. Ransom, MBA President & CEO, The Rayvan Group.

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Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

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Jarrett started The Rayvan Group in 2009 and brings more than 15 years’ experience with international, national and local organizations, including Girls Golf of Phoenix, Habitat for Humanity, the Paraiso Project and St. posted by Jarrett R. Ransom, MBA President & CEO, The Rayvan Group.

Research Friday: Branding in the nonprofit sector

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One example of a nonprofit organization rebranding in order to create a more positive impact on the community they serve is the Arizona based nonprofit formally known as Phoenix Youth At Risk. posted by. Alex Flores , Teach For America. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Bringing “NOW Generation” Leaders to the Forefront

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As a proud young nonprofit professional in the Phoenix valley, I believe it's important to remember that age is not a qualifying factor in one’s professional abilities. Jessie comes to Phoenix from Chicago before she made the move to Tucson to become a Wildcat for life! posted by.

MEET AN ALLY: Channtal Polanco

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Prior to Public Allies I was a first-generation college student pursuing my Associate of Arts (AA) degree at Phoenix College, working part-time with the City of Phoenix Head Start and being a mother to my wonderful child. Immediately after Public Allies as a first-generation Chicana college student, I am hoping to continue my education at Phoenix College and graduate with an Associate of Arts by spring 2020. posted by Channtal Polanco Class 13 Public Ally.

Social Media September Tweet Chatting Around the World September 18

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With one-hour chats in Nairobi, San Francisco, New Orleans, Phoenix, Milledgeville, and Naples, you're bound to find one in your own time zone to join. Phoenix, Arizona, United States 9:00 a.m.

Class 12 Ally Shares Experience in Program

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One of my favorite experiences was organizing an event with the Phoenix Fire Department. posted by Ellie Slater Class 12 Public Ally. After graduating college and moving to Arizona, I was unsure of what path to take in life.

6 Can’t-Miss Conferences for Nonprofits in 2018

NonProfit Hub

February 26 (Phoenix) & May 21 (Baltimore). This year there are two BloomCon events—one in Phoenix and one in Baltimore. With the new year comes another wave of amazing conferences for nonprofiteers and business leaders alike. We’ve researched many of these conferences, met with the people behind the scenes and were even able to attend a handful. From our experiences we’ve compiled a list of what we believe are the can’t-miss conferences for nonprofits this year. Take a look!

One Size Fits All

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posted by Jacque Ahrenberg Senior Consultant Rayvan Group The one-size-fits-all mentality may work with buying a hat but it is not an effective way to attract new donors to your nonprofit.

"We Believe in Everyone’s Right to Choose Services that Most Interest Them"

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AFH has three locations: Maricopa, Casa Grande and Phoenix. My placement was at the Phoenix location, nicknamed “Perry.” posted by Lukas Nava Class 12 Public Ally. When I joined Public Allies Arizona, I was placed at Arizona Foundation for the Handicap, which is a day center for adults with special needs. AFH’s mission is to provide quality individualized services to people with physical or intellectual challenges in the least restrictive environments.

Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On the other hand, some say Twitter is ready for a renaissance , a phoenix rising from the ashes. The past year, Twitter has been widely criticized for its role in spreading misinformation , being a Petri dish for hate speech , and how it approaches world leaders use of the platform.

Seven Tools to Create Awesome Visual Content

John Haydon

Phoenix (web-based). From basic image retouching to complex effects, Phoenix has a lot of the same basic features of a desktop image editor with the simplicity and accessibility of a web-based application.

Leadership Development in Nonprofits: Identifying Toxic Signs of Ego in Your Development Space

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Not being a bottleneck requires having a great deal of trust,” says Matt Solberg, owner of Phoenix Comicon, “My first few years I micromanaged, which was a reflection of my trust level. posted by Disa McAlister Fall 2017 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

'I Can Honestly Say That My Life Has Changed Dramatically With Public Allies'

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We reached out to people from the City of Phoenix to find solutions for some of these problems. We did our part by getting people from the City of Phoenix out there and then let the community take the lead and make a difference. posted by Prisma Paredes Class 12 Public Ally. What I have learned in Public Allies: · Social justice. Data rescue. Networking. Public speaking. Advocating for myself. I felt like I was stuck working in a place with no more room to grow and develop.

What Attributes do Nonprofits Need to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration?

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Funding cuts could leave 100-plus Phoenix-area families homeless -- again. Additionally, Cruz serves on the Built for Zero leadership team in Phoenix which focuses on ending veteran homelessness. posted by Jessica Cruz SSVF Program Coordinator, UMOM New Day Center.

Recruiting New Board Members? Here’s how our geographically-focused nonprofit does it!

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It does not make sense for us to recruit individuals from East Phoenix because it is a rather long drive for a volunteer commitment. Jessie comes to Phoenix from Chicago before she made the move to Tucson to become a Wildcat for life! posted by. Jessie Singer , Executive Director.

The importance of professional development in the nonprofit sector

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While working in the for-profit sector I had access to the latest technology, studies, and methods to develop professional development courses for organizations such as Meritus University, University of Phoenix and Lockheed Martin. posted by Leslie Beecher , Instructional Designer.

Takeaways from the American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Summit

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Brigitte Dayton is Vice President of Operations for the Catholic Community Foundation for the Diocese of Phoenix. Brigitte was recognized as SoScottsdale/Uptown Magazine’s – 20 of the Most Influential Valley Professionals Under 40 and Phoenix Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, Class of 2015. cities, Brigitte moved to Phoenix in 2006. posted by Brigitte Dayton Vice President of Operations, Catholic Community Foundation.

A First Timers Guide To Washington Dc Auto Concept Loans

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Ally Shares Her Experience in Program

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Club Swift is an after-school program for teens in North Phoenix. posted by Niamey Thomas Class 12 Public Ally. My name is Niamey Thomas. My name means River; it is the capital and largest city in the West African country Niger.

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How can leadership development strategies improve retention in nonprofits?

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Eric has sixteen years of development experience in the Phoenix nonprofit sector. In addition, Eric has been an active volunteer in the Phoenix community, primarily working with organizations that provide support services to children in the Arizona foster care system

Engaging and Retaining Skilled (and Key) Volunteers

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Organizations like HandsOn Greater Phoenix can aid in the recruitment and training of skilled volunteers. Additionally, he sits on the board of the Welcome to America Project and KEEN Phoenix. He is also a project leader for Hands On Greater Phoenix and does youth programming through the American Red Cross. posted by Sentari Minor , Program Specialist, The Rodel Foundation of Arizona.

How Can Systematic Evaluation of a Volunteer Program Positively Impact an Organization?

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Cara is passionate about women’s focused causes and organizations; so much so that she began her own project that supplies the women served by Phoenix Rescue Mission with much needed feminine hygiene products.

Were We Crazy to Pursue Service Enterprise Certification? Our Rewarding Journey with SEI

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SEI is a national program, offered in Phoenix by the ASU Lodestar Center , that provides training and certification to selected nonprofits that are committed to implementing exemplary volunteer management practices to achieve their missions. posted by Susan Nusall Director of Volunteers at Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education/Arizona Bar Foundation. What comes to mind when you hear Diagnostic Survey? How about Certification Rubric?

Maddie’s Must Reads for July – Social Media Edition


How a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet – how they decided to tweet as the Phoenix lander in the first person – in order to save characters – and created one of the most popular and iconic social media voices in the history of Twitter.

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Can Social Media Really Humanize a Large Corporation?


Park Howell opened his sustainable marketing firm in Phoenix, AZ, in 1995, and uses the power of storytelling to ignite the growth of people, products, companies and causes that dare to make the world a better place.