2015 publications

AFP Blog

2015 publications : "Giving a Bit(coin) - Cryptocurrency and philanthropy New online currencies such as Bitcoin could be the answer to charities becoming more transparent over how they spend donations." 'via via Blog this

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Should Your Nonprofit Start a Print Publication?

NonProfit Hub

Digital communication is convenient, but there’s something personal and unique about holding a print publication in your hands now-a-days. So, here are a couple reasons why starting a print publication could be beneficial and how to get started.

TechSoup Launches Growth Capital Campaign with Direct Public Offering

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TechSoup is introducing a direct public offering (DPO) to offer impact investment opportunities to people of all economic backgrounds. ?. TechSoup is one of the pioneers of the nonprofit technology sector.

Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

Connection Cafe

NSD) aimed to improve the voting experience and increase civic engagement using public art. As Project Director of NSD, I have the privilege of presenting about our project during the Public Service segment at MCON 2016.

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Ten Tips for More Powerful Public Speaking

Museum 2.0

Public speaking is a learned skill, even for those with natural talent. Consider using Marshall Ganz's Public Narrative technique. What tips have helped you most as a public speaker? I love presenting.

Instead of Selling Objects, Build Public Trust

Museum 2.0

It's sparked public uproar, legal battles, and nationwide press coverage. It's cracked the crumbling, outdated rules around deaccessioning--and unearthed more serious issues of public trust. Cue public uproar and legal action to block the auction. You run a regional museum.

Community Engagement and Social Media for Public Media

Amy Sample Ward

I recently had the opportunity to present a webinar for the National Center for Media Engagement , focused on community-driven engagement, and present a session at the Public Media Development and Marketing Conference , talking about building a social media strategy.

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George Hara: Public Interest Venture Capitalist

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Public Interest Capitalism is his personal brand of social change. BRAC can use its tax-exempt dividends to fund public service projects related to bracNet’s wireless internet connectivity (or for other public purposes, as it decides). DEFTA BRAC bracNet social enterprise public interest capitalism socent Bangladesh hybrid George Hara

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Public Media At Risk

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Public Media At Risk, Guest Post by Vincent Stehle. At the time, there was no continuing threat to cut funds for public broadcasting. But it is precisely when some are calling for cuts to public broadcasting that supporters should demand greater support for this vital resource.

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Prospect Research for Public Radio Stations

Donor Search

… Annual Giving Conducting Prospect Research Implementing Prospect Research Public Radio Stations UncategorizedRadio is a cultural stalwart. It has outlasted its naysayers. When television came along people thought radio would disappear. It survived.

Enhanced Searching for Public Access

VisionLink

We have released a completely redesigned interface for public access to community resources, assets, and services. The interface offers a greatly simplified initial display for the public, with quick links to details and maps, and to an advanced searching module as well.

Kickstarter Becomes a Public Benefit Corporation, So What? | Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

Kickstarter Becomes a Public Benefit Corporation, So What? Nonprofit Quarterly : 'via Blog this

Google launches public fundraising campaign to fight Ebola | UK Fundraising

AFP Blog

Google launches public fundraising campaign to fight Ebola | UK Fundraising : "4 Google is inviting the public to donate to help fight Ebola. For every dollar donated it will donate $2. The company has already donated $10 million to support NGOs including InSTEDD, International Rescue Committee, Medecins Sans Frontieres, NetHope, Partners in Health, Save the Children and U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

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New Public Search Module

VisionLink

Public users searching for resources, services and other community assets are about to enjoy a powerfully effective search algorithm, and a new interface as well. Released to our customers for review, each of our customers can now review their own online resource directory with these new tools and provide feedback before we release this into production. The search algorithm uses a linguistically aware solution, reducing words to their core roots.

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Public Media Development and Marketing Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Presentations from 2011 conference presntation public media social media strategyDate : July 15, 2011. Location : Pittsburgh, PA. Topic : Building a Social Media Strategy. Description : Sure, social media is evolving at the speed of light and experimentation is important. But you still need a clear strategy, a sound plan of attack, and a method of evaluating your results.

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Charity Commission to start live-streaming public meetings

AFP Blog

Charity Commission to start live-streaming public meetings : "The Charity Commission has announced that people can watch its next public meeting online via a live video stream. People will be able to watch the next public meeting, which takes place in Southampton on 29 February, via the Commission’s website." 'via

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Interview with Rob Wu & Public Launch of CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

I’m not sure if you caught the news today but CauseVox has launched their public beta!

The Private Cloud, The Public Cloud, Or The Hybrid Cloud

TechImpact

If you have ever given any thought to moving your nonprofit to the cloud, one of the most important things to understand is the difference between the private, public, and hybrid cloud. What is a public cloud. Image courtesy of US News.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The 36th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute will feature nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations. It's finally here!

Facebook Goes Public. What now?

SocialFish

Facebook Goes Public. This is an amazing slide deck by the always creative Publicis Modem UK with a glimpse into what’s coming, possibly, with regards to Facebook and the role of brands.

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Learning In Public On Wikis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Wikis can be terrific platforms for supporting professional learning in real time, but it requires a comfort level with “ learning in public.&# Learning in private is what most of us did in school. How do create an environment where it is okay to learn in public?

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The Tension Between Publicness and Privacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While I found it annoying and looked for a way to turn it off , I’m hearing from that their networks are confusing – thinking that those updates are public – and asking their friends to “unsubscribe” them.

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An Open (Online) Book: What SB 272 Means for California Public Records

Byte Technology

Johnson signed into law the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), a sweeping measure that suddenly allowed all American citizens access to public records that where previously out of reach to anyone but government employees.

Public Allies: A Story of Impact

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Taylor Polen Class 11 and class 12 Public Ally. I graduated from high school in 2016 and had little notion of what I wanted to do with my life until I joined Public Allies. I became a program specialist my second year with Public Allies, in October 2017.

Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16

SocialFish

We are VERY excited to invite you to our very first public workshop. Join us on Tuesday!!

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Why Can’t We Define Public Relations?

SocialFish

” In Gini’s view, “what [Cody] is describing is publicity – or media relations. The traditional definition of PR is “ the practice of managing the flow of information between an organization and its publics. [LONG POST ALERT!].

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Public Allies: A Story of Impact

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Taylor Polen Class 11 and class 12 Public Ally. I graduated from high school in 2016 and had little notion of what I wanted to do with my life until I joined Public Allies. I became a program specialist my second year with Public Allies, in October 2017.

Public Ally Describes Program as 'Life Changing'

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Pamela Timmons Class 12 Public Ally. That is when I discovered Public Allies Arizona. Coming into Public Allies, I was just a stay-at-home mom; entering back into the workforce was another challenge of its own. What Public Allies means to me in a couple words…LIFE CHANGING! Pamela Timmons was part of Public Allies' Class 12. Public Allies Arizona is a 10-month apprenticeship program designed to develop the next generation of civic leaders

Convio goes public!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Convio (CNVO) went public yesterday! Tags: Convio going public IPO The IPO did quite well considering the circumstances. When assessing the two tech IPOs of the day, the second being a hardware manufacturer, an industry analyst said: “You can keep selling the same (software) code over and over again. On the hardware side, that stuff is obsolete. By the time it is released, there is already something better in development,&# said Morningnotes.com founder Ben Holmes.

Convio goes public!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Convio (CNVO) went public yesterday! Tags: Convio going public IPO The IPO did quite well considering the circumstances. When assessing the two tech IPOs of the day, the second being a hardware manufacturer, an industry analyst said: “You can keep selling the same (software) code over and over again. On the hardware side, that stuff is obsolete. By the time it is released, there is already something better in development,&# said Morningnotes.com founder Ben Holmes.

Want to Activate Public Space? We're Hiring. And Some Thoughts on Iteration and Temporary Positions

Museum 2.0

creative placemaking design Museum of Art and History programs public space For the past two years, I''ve been working on a project to activate the concrete space adjacent to our museum as a vibrant, community plaza.

Public Ally Humbled by Her Experience in Program

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Samantha Witter Class 12 Public Ally. Through Public Allies Arizona , I was placed at AZCEND as the Family Resource Center Coordinator. Samantha Witter was part of Public Allies' Class 12.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here and is reposted here with permission. By the way if you have ANY grassroots social media needs, Beekeeper is who to call. Seriously. They are awesome.

Learning in Public: To What End?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning in Public – Guest post by Victoria Dunning. Learning in Public. And in this networked world where social change and social movements can be seeded overnight with a viral video on YouTube, such public collaboration on complex social issues can have multiple benefits.

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How Can We Learn in Public?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Can We Learn in Public? Yesterday I attended the GEO session Learning in Public. Speaking of learning in public, with Beth at the helm, I knew I would learn something about engaging audiences, and I am always on the hunt for better ways of connecting to the audience.

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Learning in Public Challenges and Actions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning in Public Challenges and Actions – guest post by Annie Hernandez. I went to the Learning in Public session expecting to hear that the process the Packard Foundation used to evaluate their capacity building work was wildly successful. Flickr Photo by Andy Beal.

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

NALEO Educational Fund is the nation’s leading non-profit, non-partisan organization that facilitates full Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Public Figures on Social Media

SocialFish

Public Admin | University of Southern California. Every once in a while I like to post a reminder of the big picture, like this one. Thanks to the USC MPA for sending it over. ———-. photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Useful Data

From Owning the Publication to Owning the Idea

SocialFish

Ever since Johannes Gutenberg used moveable print to create splendid, reproducible publications there has been almost as much attention and importance placed on the printed page as on the ideas it contains.

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Route 66 Goes Public

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It has information about the Route 66 concept and includes a pointer to a public demo site with free sample content. We just launched the Route 66 Literacy web site. I really appreciate the funding we have had for Route 66 from the Severns and Special Hope Foundations: it's made it possible for us to go this far. We also just received news of some additional funding and are continuing to develop the technology further.

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What Volkswagen Got Wrong With Its Video Public Statement

See What's Out There

German automaker Volkswagen is embroiled in an emissions scandal that resulted in its CEO Martin Winterkorn resigning and giving a public statement. Here's what we can learn about video public statements.

Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Annie Bello Graduate Public Allies Arizona I quickly realized that Public Allies was no cop out when we were sworn in as AmeriCorps members. We have chosen to do something about the challenges our world faces, by joining Public Allies and serving those experiencing homelessness, who have a severe mental illness, who are on a limited income or who have physical disabilities. This blog post is an excerpt from Annie Bellow’s 2014 Public Allies graduation speech.

Why Vermont's Nonprofits Should Be Thinking About Digital Security | Vermont Public Radio

AFP Blog

Why Vermont's Nonprofits Should Be Thinking About Digital Security | Vermont Public Radio : "Bernholz is a senior research scholar at Stanford University who studies digital civil society and works on using technology for social good among other things.