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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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 It's cracked the crumbling, outdated rules around deaccessioning--and unearthed more serious issues of public trust.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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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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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

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.

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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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 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.

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!

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.

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.

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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[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

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.

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.

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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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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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!].

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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What is private? What is public?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

What is public? When is data public? It is important to understand that Rapleaf is just gathering public information on people, based on their email addresses.

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Public Allies Arizona: Burning You With the 5 Core Values

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Chrisal Valencia Member Events & Volunteer Coordinator Local First Arizona Public Allies has played a very definitive role in my life. As I prepped for what I wanted to say to the next graduating class of Public Allies Arizona, I took a queue from my own days as an ally and reflected. My daughter Noelle turned 1 when I started my first year of Public Allies. So how does this relate to Public Allies? Chrisal Valencia Public Allies

MediaPost Publications Mobile To Become Top Email Platform 05/02/2012

AFP Blog

MediaPost Publications Mobile To Become Top Email Platform 05/02/2012 : Return Path projects that mobile will overtake Webmail and the desktop PC to become the leading platform for e-mail by year’s end. Email readership on mobile devices accounts for 30% of all opens, up from 10% a few years ago, according to a new study by the email certification and reputation monitoring company

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.

MediaPost Publications Mobile & Social Media Revenue Accelerating At 30% 02/07/2012

AFP Blog

MediaPost Publications Mobile & Social Media Revenue Accelerating At 30% 02/07/2012 : According to new data from PQ Media, total U.S. mobile & social media revenue, including consumer and business access, content, advertising and marketing, increased 30.2% to $45.38 billion in 2011. Mobile & social media revenue rose at a compound annual growth rate of 28.7% from 2006-2011, and is expected to grow at an accelerating 30.8% annual rate in 2012

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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.

Public voting begins for Toyota contest | MNN - Mother Nature Network

AFP Blog

Public voting begins for Toyota contest | MNN - Mother Nature Network : "he public voting round began yesterday when Toyota featured the first five finalists on the company’s official Facebook page. Each day through August 16, 2011 five new nonprofits will be featured. At the end of each voting day, the nonprofit with the most votes will be awarded a new Toyota vehicle.". NPContests

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.

NPT Instant Fundraising-Convio Going Public

AFP Blog

NPT Instant Fundraising: "Convio Going Public By Mark Hrywna Six months after acquiring GetActive Software for $17.9 today filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to begin the process of becoming a public company. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed initial public offering (IPO) have not yet been determined but the

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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.

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.

S.F. 'HACKtivation' Matches Tech Talent With Nonprofit Groups | San Francisco Public Press

AFP Blog

HACKtivation'' Matches Tech Talent With Nonprofit Groups | San Francisco Public Press : While the tech community continues to be demonized across San Francisco, nearly 100 mostly tech workers acted as angels last weekend by donating their expertise to a dozen nonprofit organizations that help the homeless

Introducing Abbott Square: A Multi-Part Series on the MAH's Expansion into Creative Public Space

Museum 2.0

We're gutting an adjacent office building to host a new public market with five mini-restaurants and two bars. I love the sound of jackhammers in the morning. My organization, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH), is in the home stretch of a major expansion project.

Convio will join Kintera and Blackbaud as a publicly traded company

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Convio will join Kintera and Blackbaud as a publicly traded company September 1, 2007 You’ve probably heard the news, and I’m taking a break from my break to write about it. Convio has registered to go public.

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Public Good's Unique Platform for Attracting New Donors

Tech Soup Blog

Public Good is a new donation platform from the people who revolutionized grassroots online giving for the 2012 Obama presidential campaign. Public Good is a new online donor management platform that was designed from the ground up to reflect how people organize around causes.