Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

Right at the end of that period, I also was teaching. And second, I was exhausted from having continued to do consulting and teaching at the same time. For me, that meant photography, which I have done since I was eight, and traveling, which I love. As I was traveling to 12 countries to interview women artisans, a woman in India said, "Come back in the fall and we'll teach you how to dance the dances that we perform all night to honor the mother god, Durga."

Tribute to My Mentor

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I needed help with business negotiations and software licensing and Gerry jumped in teaching me everything I know about doing business. Not only that, Gerry also turned me and a bunch of the Benetech team onto digital photography. In honor of Gerry Davis, April 2018 My mentor passed away earlier this month. I have had the benefit of numerous mentors over my long career, but Gerry Davis was The Mentor.


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Dollars and Sense: When to Whip Out Your Wallet for a Premium WordPress Theme

Byte Technology

This is where customization is important, and getting a photography website noticed away from the pack most likely requires paying for a theme that is loaded with options that can do just that. And beginning with a free theme will also teach you about what its limitations are, so that if you do decide to upgrade to a premium theme you’ll go in knowing what look, feel and options you want, which will save you a lot of time during your search.

[VIDEO] 4-Step Plan to More Donations and Greater Fundraising Results


I that’s what I do for a living or aren’t you teaching us about fundraising today, Jesse?” Took these four steps, the things I’m going to teach you today, and raised $163,000 over that actually.

Storymakers 2016 Winners

Tech Soup Blog

Then imagine how this teaching can impact children's lives, transforming their journey through life. Best Photography Winner — Learning Tree Farm. The Storymakers 2016 campaign surpassed all of our expectations. We received more than 600 submissions from 35+ countries, including mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong for the first time. And our Twitter chat was more global than ever before, with people from 20 countries participating!

TechSoup's Netsquared Organizers Win 2015 NTENny Awards

Tech Soup Blog

She has been with the Naples Free-Net since 1998 and organized the NFN4Good nonprofits support and education program to teach WordPress, CiviCRM, and other open-source software. Image 1: NTEN and Trav Williams of Broken Banjo Photography. Each year, NTEN recognizes some of its brightest members who have offered their time, talents, and wisdom to generally "amp up the awesome" of the nonprofit technology sector.

Julie Daley: Making Time for What Matters

Have Fun - Do Good

If you live in the Bay Area, Julie will be teaching The Art of Being Unabashedly Female at Teahouse Studio October 6-November 10. ** Writing this post has been an illuminating process. This expression comes through me in many forms: coaching clients, dancing, photography, writing prose and poetry, business, and being with friends and family. For me, it shows up most when I’m dancing, teaching and making love.

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#IFC2014 International Fundraising Congress: Inspire, Connect, Transform

Beth Kanter

He shared an amazing story of how his institution has adapted to online networks and digital photography, but the even more inspiring were the many photos and the stories of social change behind those photos. All in all this was one of the most inspirational and professional rewarding speaking and teaching I’ve done in a long time. Source: Pamela Sutton-Legaud.

Game On: How Gamification is Changing the Sector

ASU Lodestar Center

While growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio he learned to his passion was within the arts and photography. Through the Masters of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program he hopes that he will combine his love for documentary studies with his ability to teach martial arts to create meaningful lessons to generate social change for underprivileged youths and communities in need posted by Rudy Frank Graduate Student, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Give them a name, find a photo of them on a stock photography site and flesh out their biographical details. It may seem odd to bring up online ads before you’ve analyzed your audience, but running experimental Facebook ads can teach us a lot about who we’re trying to reach. Flickr Photo by Matthew Field. Note from Beth: One of the most common questions I get at workshops or webinars is, “Should our organization be on XYZ social or mobile platform?”

Adobe Is Creating Change

Tech Soup Blog

The Foundation supports organizations with a principal focus on the creation and exhibition of visual and multimedia art, as well as those that use or teach design as a tool to address social issues and to improve lives and communities. The program empowers 12- to 18-year-olds to express their opinions and perspectives about issues important to them through photography, sound, video, and digital art.

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10 Great Nonprofit Websites and How To Improve Yours


Interactive elements on your website are key to making sure viewers stay engaged long enough to learn what you’re trying to teach and to inspire them to seek more information. Try to use photography to convey your message to viewers of your website, and entice them to learn more. by Olivia Warnes. Check out these 10 examples of excellent nonprofit’s websites for tips on how to improve your own. Your website is the centre of your nonprofits online presence.

Instagram for Nonprofits: A Beginner’s Guide


This means that Instagram is filled with compelling images and brilliant photography, and your content can be very interesting and engaging for your audiences. There’s no one way to gain popularity on Instagram, and you will see thousands of posts promising to teach you how to gain followers. Archives. by Zoe Allen. Find out how you can leverage one of the fastest growing social media platforms to reach a huge new audience.

Cameras for Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

C4C will teach them basic photo techniques, pay for developing and enlargements, and hold exhibitions in Cambodia, the US and Paris (summer/fall 2006), and beyond. A university-aged Khmer assistant with an interest in photography will also be recruited. Before I go on about this interesting artist/social activist project, I found it in the blogsphere.

6 Great Nonprofit Social Media Accounts


Plus, despite (mostly) being big name nonprofits, each profile teaches something that you can use to improve your own profile. Like NatGeo, WWF owes a lot of its success to the amazing animal photography it posts, but there’s more to it than that.

[VIDEO] Emerging Trends in Nonprofit Social Media Marketing


If you have a skill, if you have something to teach that you want your audience to know about, you can create your own Alexa skill for free at Amazon. I don’t know what a AFEC Meet and Learn means, but I want an evening of photography and poetry.

Avoiding the Participatory Ghetto: Are Museums Evolving with their Innovative Web Strategies?

Museum 2.0

He spent a long time discussing the IMA’s award-winning online dashboard , which shows real-time data about everything from visitor zip codes to photography requests to the size of the endowment. I’m teaching a graduate course at University of Washington right now on social technology and museums. I just got home from the Museums and the Web conference in Indianapolis.

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

In May, Kresta left her tenured high school post in Arizona and enrolled on the MA of Photography program at The Arts Institute at Bournemouth in the UK. Developing contacts through Flickr has really inspired me to take my photography a step further. I am passionate about using photography to help humanitarian efforts and raise awareness of AIDS, poverty and children’s rights, especially in Africa.

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Urban Sprouts School Gardens - a program that teaches youth to plan, grow, and eat vegetables from a school garden. For teaching and learning. Photography students use Flickr to post, organize, share, and critique their colleagues?????? Next week I'm doing a Webinar for Extension Professionals , a remix of 10 Steps to Association 2.0 which was a remix of Marnie Webb 's Ten Ways Nonprofits Can Change the World.

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Lisa Simpson for Nonprofits: A Summary


If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out Lisa Simpson for Nonprofits: What Science Can Teach You About Fundraising, Marketing and Making Social Change , download your free copy of the eBook here. Make strategic use of photography and images. This is the follow-up to the eBook Homer Simpson for Nonprofits. Authors are Alia McKee Scott and Mark Rovner from Sea Change Strategies and Katya Andresen from Network for Good.