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Member Round Up: Hot in Portland


Flickr:Slideshow Bruce Here in Portland, we’re in the heat of the summer, but the nonprofit tech community continues to find unique and engaging ways to further their missions. This week, our members shared fundraising best practices, tips for building an online community, and effective survey methods – with examples. Have more news to share?


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A Tour of Free Geek in Portland

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After the workshop was over, my hosts took on a tour of Free Geek, a truly unique nonprofit organization in Portland. I love that idea.

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. Content Marketing

Nedspace Co-Working Space in Portland, Oregan will send three Cambodians to college if.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NedSpace is located at 920 SW Third (between Taylor & Salmon) Portland, Oregon. Plus he will also donate $5000 to Epic Change.

30 Hour Day: Livestreaming for Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

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npVOICES – Episode #6

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Will Cary with the Portland Museum of Art shares how the organization invested and innovated to grow. - npVOICES goes deeper into topics that matter in the nonprofit sector. We hope you’ll listen, comment, and share. Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe in a reader. Episode #1 with Sarah DiJulio, Mark Hrywna, and Frank Barry.

NTEN Is Hiring a CEO


For more information about this opportunity, located in Portland, OR, please send an e-mail to Pam Kurko, recruiter, at NTEN has retained Heller Search Associates to recruit our next CEO. As you know, NTEN's objective is to help nonprofits maximize the use of technology to fulfill their missions.

Kid-Tested, Hipster-Approved: How Austin’s Thinkery Curated a Whole New Audience.

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It’s safe to say this town is up there trending with those other ‘cool hipster’ cities like Brooklyn and Portland. Oh, Austin, TX.

Deena Pierott to Offer Keynote on Inclusive Technology at #14LCS


She recently created the Portland Metro Diversity Employment Network, which consists of Portland Metro Human Resource Managers and Corporate Recruiters who are creating a whole new model for diversity recruiting and on-boarding. This September 3-6, NTEN will debut the Leading Change Summit.

Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits


At last year’s Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Allison Nassour and I presented to a full room on the topic of QR codes.

3 Tools for Designing Nonprofit Websites Like a Rockstar

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Feature photo: Used with grateful permission from radiant Liz Vice performing for Portland Soundcheck. Good designers love data. 3 Crazy Egg.

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Please Welcome NTEN's New Membership Director: Amy Sample Ward


We're pleased to announce a new member of the NTEN Team: Amy Sample Ward. You may have heard of her. We anticipate great things.

Donor Acquisition: The #1 Way to Acquire More Donors Online

Connection Cafe

When she’s not writing about nonprofits you can find her competing in public speaking contests and training to be a Spice Girl ( wannabe). .

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Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

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Portland, Oregon: Lights, Camera, Action: Making Video Easy. Portland, Oregon: Portland: QuickBooks Made Easy. Upcoming Events.

Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Now that we’ve had some time to reflect, I am wondering about how the Sharing Economy will catalyze new forms of philanthropy and CSR? Share

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The Equity Atlas: A data-driven conversation


The Regional Equity Atlas is a project that strives to ensure that everyone in the Portland metropolitan region benefits from the opportunities the region provides. Scotty Ellis. Equity Program Manager. Coalition for a Livable Future. How interactive maps can be used to start conversations about equity.

5 Proven Tips for Building Your Nonprofits Email List


Portland Museum of Art groups their E-newsletter with links to their social media accounts. But that’s not the case. Clearly marked.

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We're Hiring a Managing Writer


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? Which is where we come in—we provide an authoritative online guide to the software that allows smaller U.S. Job Summary.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

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Portland, Oregon: Website Accessibility 101. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived. Join us! event

NTEN Case Study: Managing Systems and Documents in the Cloud


Today, roughly one-third of the 13-member full-time staff work outside NTEN''s Portland, OR, headquarters. Kimberlee Roth. Out-Word, LLC. NTEN, whose mission is to help members strategically use technology to make the world a better, just, and equitable place, didn't so much consciously move to the Cloud as come of age in it.

New on SSIR: A New Tool for Digital Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

It’s been a few weeks now; I’ve used it to share photos from a work trip to Portland, Maine, and to explore my neighborhood in New York.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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Portland. according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. million to more than $8.3 million. . The regions (based on the U.S.

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NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

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Portland, Oregon: Writing Grants for Technology — For Good! Well, there are! Upcoming Events. The link need to be like so: Africa. Africa.

Welcoming New Board Members and Staff


You may already know Bethany, as she''s been an active part of the NTEN community online and a co-organizer of the Portland Tech4Good group.


Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

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Portland, Maine: Portland: QuickBooks Made Easy. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts. Want to learn about PCI compliance? Europe.

Interview with NTEN's Content Manager: Steph Routh


I remember going to an amazing unconference led by Ash Shepherd and Amy Sample Ward a number of years ago in Portland. see photo below).

MPower Open Now on the Leaderboard! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Stemulite said: When I was completing my MBA in Portland, OR, I worked with the Youth Symphony to help guide them in their fund raising efforts. 7) Web CMS (11) Web Services (13) where2007 (2) Wikimedia Foundation (1) Wired (1) Wireless (3) Wordpress (3) Working Assets (2) Yahoo! (4) 4) Yahoo! Here is a cavea. No, not yet. Could it be? James.

I’m trying to make a trip to Portland for fun and business this month. If you want me to bike by your place when I’m in Portland, let me know! What an easy way to create a map of places you care about and put it on your website. Platial made it drop-dead easy. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

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The Self-Taught Analytics Professional

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by Amanda Jarman, Portland State University and Jennifer MacCormack, University of Washington. Google Analytics.

NTEN Member Roundup: Technology in 5 Words, Happy Mamas Day, and Nonprofit Life in Magnetic Poetry


What else are NTEN Members up to? Our friends at Whole Whale are offering 30% off their new course on the Google Adwords Grant for NTEN Members.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


YNPN / Portland, OR / Not available. Affect Conf / Portland, OR / Less than $200. Fundraising. Donor relations. Accounting. Marketing.

You asked, we listened: NTEN’s website redesign beta launch!


As any bow-tie-wearing Portland hipster on a fixed-gear bike would agree, retro is the new modern. We''re happy to announce the beta launch of our website redesign! December 1: Case Study of NTEN''s Website Relaunch: The home page Just as we say in our organizational values , we embrace change. Data-driven decision making. Pick a bold font.

NEW on LinkedIn: Volunteerism

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Author: Cheryl Black. Just like adding a current or past job, LinkedIn members can now add a current or past volunteer experience.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

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Portland, Oregon: Digital Inclusion: Why Access for All Matters More than Ever. Watch out! They're going to try and recruit you. event

Storymakers 2016 Winners

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The Storymakers 2016 campaign surpassed all of our expectations. Now, without further ado, here are the winners of Storymakers 2016. 台灣同志諮詢熱線.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)


Meg is a high-energy girl living in Portland, OR that loves traveling, being active, spending time outdoors, and eating (A LOT)! Social media?

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Portland, Oregon: Get 'Er Done: Surveying Digital Project Management Tools. TechSoup is here to help you no matter how you prefer to learn.

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Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

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Portland, Oregon: Websites as Storytelling Tools: A Case Study. Portland, Oregon: Websites as Storytelling Tools: A Case Study. Africa.

Nonprofits Imagine a Better Sharing Economy

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A deeper look at AirBnb’s Shared City Initiative with Portland raises questions. What Is the "Sharing Economy?" SharingEconomy