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COMIC ARTIST NIGHT @ THE OPERA | Portland Opera

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. If you ever get to Portland, you must visit. Skeleton Dance by jpmercury. Creative Commons Licensed Music from CCmixter.

Member Round Up: Hot in Portland

NTEN

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. Sadly, no one shared their design plan for an eco-friendly air conditioning system! Have more news to share? Drop us a line or include your links in the comments!

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 a 7,500 square ft co-working space for startups, innovative tech companies, artists, nonprofits and social entrepreneurs located in the heart of downtown Portland, Oregon. NedSpace is located at 920 SW Third (between Taylor & Salmon) Portland, Oregon.

I'm doing a Workshop in Portland for the Meyer Memorial Trust

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm really excited because I'm doing a workshop for the Meyer Memorial Trust in Portland, Oregon on Friday, December 7th. Any Portland readers who might be participating? The topic is on social media. I'm working on some new material and we're doing some small group exercises where participants will come up with some ideas about how to develop a social media strategy, identify metrics, and look at outcomes. It will involve the card deck, but remixing those now.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

Everyaction

The Urban League of Portland. The Urban League of Portland was established in 1945 making it one of the oldest African American service, civil rights, and advocacy organizations in the region. February is Black History Month and while there are countless ways to honor and celebrate black history throughout the year, we’re giving you a place to start by highlighting eight nonprofits that are making major waves in their communities.

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gokubi.com

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! Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Platial: map your places in seconds Platial: map your places in seconds Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 August 2006 01:36 Written by Steve Wednesday, 9 August 2006 09:54 I ran across Platial thanks to O’Reilly.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Affect Conf / Portland, OR / Less than $200. 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!

NVOAD National Partner of the Year

VisionLink

We are very honored to be named the National Partner of the Year by the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD), presented last night at the NVOAD annual conference in Portland, Oregon.

National Rural Health Resource Center Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Location : Portland, Maine. Date : July 12-13, 2011. Topic : Knowledge Networks. Description : This closing keynote focused on the power of knowledge sharing networks and the tools that support them. Related Links : Natural Rural Health Resource Center. Conference information. Slides. Presentations from 2011 health knowledge sharing networks presentation

Video Chatting Connects Operations | The NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Video Chatting Connects Operations | The NonProfit Times : Laura Quinn, executive director and founder of Portland, Maine-based Idealware, said that Skype is ideal for organizations that have a lot of remote partners. “It’s It’s a free way to do video conferencing,” said Quinn. You are able to see people’s faces and gestures — things you wouldn’t get over a phone line. It makes people feel like they are part of the team even if they are far away

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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.

Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This project is a lending library for home cooks in Portland, Oregon.

npVOICES – Episode #6

Connection Cafe

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. In this episode… - Roger Craver with The Agitator and DonorTrends discusses donor retention and loyalty. Amy Braiterman with Blackbaud talks about key trends and metrics in peer to peer fundraising.

The 5 Hottest Nonprofit Conferences of Summer '16

EveryAction

Young nonprofit pros are headed to Portland as the local chapter hosts YNPN’s annual conference. School may be out for the summer, but the educational, professional, and networking offerings for nonprofits are just getting started.

In Loving Memory of My Mom, Ruth D. Kanter (My Mom)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To honor her memory, I’m rais ing money for NTEN to offer diversity, local, and general scholarships for the 19NTC in Portland. In Loving Memory of Ruth D. Kanter. My mom passed away peacefully last month a few months shy of her 90th birthday.

Maximizing Your Membership Program: Tips from the Experts

Connection Cafe

Stephanie Tolk, Portland Children’s Museum. Portland Children’s Museum found that people didn’t buy memberships because of future discounts for things like merchandise, birthday parties or camps.

5 Proven Tips for Building Your Nonprofits Email List

NetWits

Portland Museum of Art groups their E-newsletter with links to their social media accounts. Social media is talked about so much that you probably think every other form of communication is dead (Ok, maybe your thinking isn’t that extreme). But that’s not the case.

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MAINE COMPASS: School-based program teaches kids basics of philanthropy | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

AFP Blog

MAINE COMPASS: School-based program teaches kids basics of philanthropy | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME : "Jack is a homeless young man participating in Portland's Jobs for Maine's Graduates (JMG) program through the Youth Building Alternatives curriculum at LearningWorks, where teens can earn a General Educational Development diploma while learning job and life skills.

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FREE! In-Person Maine 501 Tech Club Event: Getting Beyond the "Like"

Idealware

This in-person lunch time event in Portland, ME is a part of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) 501 Tech Club series. Location: Maine Association of Nonprofits Office, Portland, ME. Event Price: 0.00. EventDate: January 24, 2012 - 11:00am - 1:30pm. Type: Live Training. People “like” you, so what? What’s that actually doing to support your organization’s bottom line? The straight answer: not all that much.

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

NetWits

There are great stories on the web about nonprofits who have seen success with QR codes, like Heifer Portland, The South Carolina Aquarium, and Maymont. At last year’s Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Allison Nassour and I presented to a full room on the topic of QR codes.

Raiders of the Lost Archives, or How I Made Volunteer Data Entry Fun

NTEN

The Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) supports Portland’s arts and writing community and curates North America’s largest zine library, a circulating archive of self-published and otherwise underground and rare publications. Lillian Karabaic. Zine Librarian.

Meatless Monday: 4 Quick Quinoa Dishes for Your Busy Week

Have Fun - Do Good

You can view the recipe in the Portland Mercury article, "Vegan with a Vegeance: America's Favorite Vegan Cookbook Writer Now Calls Portland Home." Meatless Monday is a nonprofit initiative of The Monday Campaigns.

Movin' On Up

Idealware

A few years later, Idealware had grown to a staff of four and moved to a "real" office on the outskirts of Portland. The attic was an improvement--at least that's what Laura Quinn, Idealware's founder and executive director, thought.

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

NTEN

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.

Maine 501Tech Club Reboot

Idealware

If you’re in Portland on April 24, make plans to stop by. Suite 4E, Portland, ME 04101. The Portland group can be found here: [link]. -->. If it’s not clear from our website, we love to discuss two things: nonprofits and technology. We can’t get enough of either. With that in mind, we’re excited to be the new hosts and organizers of Maine''s 501Tech Club. Register today. What will we be talking about in April? NTC for ME: National Nonprofit Technology Brought Home.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

YNPN / Portland, OR / Not available. Affect Conf / Portland, OR / Less than $200. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

NTEN Is Hiring a CEO

NTEN

For more information about this opportunity, located in Portland, OR, please send an e-mail to Pam Kurko, recruiter, at pam@hellersearch.com. 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.

Connection Cafe

It’s safe to say this town is up there trending with those other ‘cool hipster’ cities like Brooklyn and Portland. Oh, Austin, TX. And with the influx of 100+ people moving here on a daily basis , it’s a good thing the locals continue to remind everyone to “ Keep Austin Weird.

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We're Hiring a Managing Writer

Idealware

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?

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.

We say good-bye to our dear friend Jon Baldivieso

GroundWire

For the past two years Jon has been the Program Manager for our web team, which is spread out from Portland to Seattle to Indiana. But don’t get too used to us not being around, we’re all planning to come to Portland to stay at your house and drink some fine craft beer. After eight years of top-notch work, along with generous portions of wry wit, Jon Baldivieso is moving on from Groundwire.

Happy Birthday Amy Sample Ward!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got a chance to meet Amy when I was in Portland, Oregon a few weeks back to do a workshop and really appreciated the opportunity to geek out about nonprofit tech and social media! Today is Amy Sample Ward's Birthday! Happy Birthday!

NTEN Staff Celebrate 2013: Here's to You!

NTEN

NTEN staff in the Portland office headed to the Peculiarium yesterday afternoon for our holiday party. Today is her last day in the Portland office as she and her family move to Arizona.

Don’t Get Trapped In Technology Ice Dunes

Idealware

Living in Portland, Maine, means you spend a lot of time shoveling snow. It’s not a job I look forward to, but I’ve learned to appreciate bundling up and heading out into a quiet morning with a shovel in hand because it gives me time to think.

3 Tools for Designing Nonprofit Websites Like a Rockstar

Connection Cafe

Feature photo: Used with grateful permission from radiant Liz Vice performing for Portland Soundcheck. Good designers love data. Because whether you’re crafting emails or designing web experiences, you will ask yourself the two big questions over and over. Is my design effective?

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Microsoft Keeps Dougy Center Staff Connected Following Devastating Fire

Tech Soup Blog

The Dougy Center , a Portland, Oregon nonprofit helping grieving children, teens, and young adults recover from the death of a friend or family member, suffered a debilitating arson fire in 2009. With the help of a donation from Microsoft through TechSoup , the organization has been able to deliver more programming to youth in need and their families while preparing to transition into a new office space. Read the full post on the Microsoft Corporate Citizenship blog

What Do You Want to Know About Community Supported Kitchens?

Have Fun - Do Good

I'm interviewing Jessica Prentice, co-owner of the community supported kitchen, Three Stone Hearth , and author of Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection, this weekend for the Big Vision Podcast , and Have Fun, Do Good.

The Self-Taught Analytics Professional

Connection Cafe

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

Local, Sustainable, Daverill.

GroundWire

Oh sure, the job has changed dramatically; from managing a small group of hardware experts to managing our worldwide empire of consultants, from Seattle to Portland to Goshen, Indiana. (We This is Dave when he started at ONE/Northwest (now Groundwire) way back in February 2002. This is Dave now. Do you see what a decade at Groundwire has done to him?

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