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Daily DoGooder: Long-term Affordable Housing and Why Rhode Island’s Economy Depends on It

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Change the world, one video at a time.Long-term Affordable Housing and Why Rhode Island’s Economy Depends on It | 3:13 HousingWorks RI Rhode Island has been plagued with high rates of unemployment and foreclosures, and continues to be the most housing cost-burdened state in New England.

Super Heroes and Major Milestones – Good is Taking Over, One Act of Kindness at a Time

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Education for a Better Tomorrow: We teach school children the importance of conservation in order to create a generation of citizen scientists. – Elizabeth Grover, Development and Member Services Manager, Rhode Island Zoological Society.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

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Rhode Island. Rhode Island Business Application and Registration (BAR): varies based on taxes, licenses and permits required. Rhode Island sales tax exemption: $25. Rhode Island charitable trust registration: $50, if applicable. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start.

Case Study In Their Own Words: Finding New Ways to Present Old Ideas

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My organization, HousingWorks RI , works to improve long-term affordable housing rental and ownership opportunities in Rhode Island, especially for the state’s workforce. The Issue: Earlier this year, we had planned to produce a four page Issue Brief on rental housing in Rhode Island.

3 Nonprofits Aim to Better Connect with Donors

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So for last year’s annual fund drive, the Rhode Island Zoo Society, which manages the zoo for the City of Providence, targeted those three donor groups. Fundraising is getting personal.

We ? Relevancy: How P2P Events Spread the Love This Valentine’s Day

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Bark for Life of Rhode Island – American Cancer Society. My inbox was flooded with emails about Valentine’s Day. Jet Blue told me that “Love is a Trip”, Redbox offered movies I’d “Fall in Love With”, and Groupon had gifts I could “Send Faster Than Cupid’s Arrow.”.

Member Round Up: Doing Good and Using Technology

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Do you like technology, breakfast, and live in Rhode Island? Our Rhode Island 501 Tech Club is hosting a summer breakfast series. Join in the fun in Rhode Island, or find a 501 Tech Club near you ! Flickr:izik We know our members are social media pros, so I’d like to highlight other ways they are doing good and using technology.

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

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This month's highlights include a review of cost-saving technologies in Rhode Island, a discussion on how technology can help build community in Los Angeles, and a case study on the importance of weaving IT in to your strategic plans in Las Vegas.

DC Brown Bag Series: Year End Email Strategy Clinic

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Join their interactive session on Monday, October 21st at 12PM at the Human Rights Campaign (1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW - ?Washington Want to position your organization well to maximize your year end fundraising efforts? With only a few months to go, the clock is ticking. Don’t worry; DMFA-DC has you covered! Washington DC) to get fresh ideas from industry experts as you strategize to find new donors and appeal to existing ones.

Disaster relief calculator, developed at URI, is adopted by U.S. international relief agency | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal - The Providence Journal

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international relief agency | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal - The Providence Journal : Students at the University of Rhode Island have developed a program that helps donors see how to aim their generous impulses to the most effective actions. Disaster relief calculator, developed at URI, is adopted by U.S.

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

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These states are Arizona, California, Alabama, Florida, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Delaware. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday !

At the 14NTC: Announcing the NTENnies

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While we’re grateful to all members of NTEN, there are, of course, those of you who go beyond the proverbial "call of duty" and impact the NTEN community by providing extra time, resources, and wisdom to assist NTEN''s work in this sector. We call you "rockstars" here on this blog (a lot), but each spring, at NTEN''s annual conference , we like to do more than that. We like to annoint a new crop of these nonprofit tech warriors.

Brainstorm in Providence with a side of Serendipity

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I’m on the plane home from one such weekend in Providence, Rhode Island, held at Brown University. I occasionally get invited to small group brainstorms of key leaders in fields where we’re active (and we’re active in a lot of fields!). The Think Different Summit was 15-20 smart people, led by an experienced facilitator, trying to imagine the future of the learning disability rights movement.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising in the Real World

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Nicole is Interim Executive Director at HousingWorks RI, an organization working to ensure that all Rhode Islanders have quality, affordable homes, and a former board member of Girls Rock! Rhode Island. Rhode Island as an instrument instructor.

2011 NTC Preview: Going Online for Capacity Mapping and Resource Matching: The Big Picture

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Some of her past and present clients are Third Sector New England, the Public Conversations Project, the Rhode Island Foundation, Community TechKnowledge, the Data Collaborative, the Boston Foundation, NetSquared, TechFoundation, Capitol News Connection, EarthTrack, and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. Deborah Elizabeth Finn At a time when money is tight, it's especially important to ensure that surplus assets, capacities, and resources do not go unused.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: September 4th 2009

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The Rhode Island 501 Tech Club is launching! If you're in southern New England, join Kathleen Malin of the Rhode Island Foundation and Deborah Elizabeth Finn for the kick-off event this month !

New Infographics Course Tomorrow: Twice the Impact at Half the Price

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Tomorrow we’re offering an online seminar about Infographics, and if you act now, you can take advantage of a half-price discount by entering the code SUMMER2013. Why are we offering a discount? Because we think this is a valuable course, and we want to reach as many people as we can.

The Northeast Recycling Council – A GreenTech Nonprofit Profile

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It is headquartered in Brattleboro, Vermont and has traditionally focused its efforts in ten northeast states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont). From time to time we like to profile the work of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries that are doing great work in green IT.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: Last of 2009!

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Speaking of rockin' Tech Clubs, the newest addition to the clubs is Rhode Island, under the cultivation of Deborah Elizabeth Finn and Kathleen Malin , sponsored by the Rhode Island Foundation. The Rhode Island Foundation has a Facebook page with updates about the tech club and other activities. (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing their nptech awesome. Members are in bold.

Mobile Beacon Expands Relief Offers to Texas and Oklahoma

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Eligible organizations in Texas and Oklahoma (as well as Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island) can now request either 25 or 10 access devices at a reduced administrative fee.

Rest in Peace Dith Pran: We Will Not Forget

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Little did we know that one year after bringing home our first child, we'd get an opportunity to meet Dith Pran at a Cambodian New Year's Celebration in Rhode Island. As we were boarding the plane to Florida, I read a tweet from Ben Greenberg and was saddened to learn that Dith Pran, of the Killing Fields fame, had passed away. When we decided to adopt from Cambodia, we tried to learn as much as possible about the country.

Urban Curators: Exhibit Your World

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The project achieves its goal by elevating common, overlooked objects and spaces within the city of Providence, Rhode Island to the level of high art. This week, I heard about a neat renegade art/museum awakening project in Providence, RI: Urban Curators.

Welcome to March

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A few days ago, Representative Kay Granger of Texas and Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island introduced HR 1189, Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Act of 2009 and we’re doing everything we can through our Cover Your Butt campaign to get this legislation off the ground. In case you hadn’t heard, March is colorectal cancer awareness month.

No, really? A wifi hotspot on a bus??

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It reminds me of the time a friend of mine and I were driving to Rhode Island on the highway. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology No, really? A wifi hotspot on a bus?? July 28, 2005 I just found this very cool tool, called MacStumbler. It’s a wifi network sniffer. It will tell you what networks are around, and whether they are open or not, and what’s their strength.

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Appreciation for 501 Tech Club Leaders

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This week is National Volunteer Week ! Points of Light, the organization that established this program in 1974, says "National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change – discovering and actively demonstrating their collective power to make a difference."

Guest Post: A Tale of Two University Museums

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I immediately recalled a phenomenon I witnessed as a student at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The Rhode Island School of Design was established in 1877 alongside its Museum of Art, an important resource for RISD students.

Good News! Starbucks Signed an Agreement with Ethiopia

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In January, Starbucks ’ stores in: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, northern California, northern Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho, Texas, Maine, New Hampshire, parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island were rBGH-free. Guess what? Your advocacy made a difference.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: May 7 (Webby Winners!)

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Finally, upcoming 501 Tech Events : Maine: Finding the Right Fundraising Mix , May 11th, Portland Rhode Island: 10 Tips to Making Your Nonprofit Website Sing! , (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharingtheir nptech awesome. Members are in bold. Tag your own news with "ntenmember" or "nptech" to help us find your awesome online, or contact Annaliesewith your updates.)

6 Governments Who Set Their Data Free

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Rhode Island's Open Data : Yet another site only a programmer could love, RI.gov's data library is as deep and wide as Newport Harbor, for which you can download tidal data. We're seeing exciting trends in governments making data more available ? and valuable ? for the public. Whether on crime, education, or the environment, governments are putting more data on the web. And they're doing it in ways that allow people to build web applications on top of the data.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: July 30 2010

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Speaking of upcoming 501 Tech Clubs: 501 Tech Rhode Island: August 10th. (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing their nptech awesome. Members are in bold. Tag your own news with " nten membe r" or " nptech " to help us find your awesome online, or contact Annaliese with your updates.). Even on vacation, Beth Kanter manages help nonprofits become. more tech-savvy! How does she do it? Why, by inviting guests. to blog!

It's Your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Club Organizers

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He really enjoyed meeting with the group for our programs and was sad to see it end!" - Kathleen Malin, 501 Tech Cub Rhode Island How do you identify and develop emerging Tech Club leaders in your community? "We You may have attended your local Tech Club , as an attendee, speaker, or organizer. NTEN 501 Tech Clubs are informal, local groups that meet regularly in many cities.

5 Questions: How to Make the Most of a Crisis Situation with Cross Channel Integration (Part 1)

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My Rhode Island accent also might make my speech sound similar to his gibberish every now and then. Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: Charlotte Kresse, Adams Hussey & Associates. Session: Are you ready to react?

5 Questions: How to Make the Most of a Crisis Situation with Cross Channel Integration (Part 1)

NTEN

My Rhode Island accent also might make my speech sound similar to his gibberish every now and then. Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: Charlotte Kresse, Adams Hussey & Associates. Session: Are you ready to react?

Interview with My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

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It also built up a wonderful market to the point where over six for-profit galleries opened up, and began to do business, all the way from Seattle to Annapolis to Newport, Rhode Island.