Nonprofits use social media as new fundraising tool - Sacramento News - Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee

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Nonprofits use social media as new fundraising tool - Sacramento News - Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee: "Women Escaping a Violent Environment in Sacramento needed cash, and needed it fast.So the nonprofit agency, which serves victims of domestic violence, sent out a modern-day SOS.With a critical program on the chopping block last summer because of the loss of county money

Sacramento region’s Big Day of Giving tops $3 million | Central Valley | Modesto Bee

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Sacramento region’s Big Day of Giving tops $3 million | Central Valley | Modesto Bee : The Sacramento region put its money where its heart is Tuesday, more than tripling the $1 million goal set for the 24-hour online fundraising Big Day of Giving campaign

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American Red Cross Launches Digital Training Program for Disaster Relief Volunteers - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

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American Red Cross Launches Digital Training Program for Disaster Relief Volunteers - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee : WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today,the American Red Cross announced a new, technology-based training program for disaster relief volunteers that will allow them to access training programs remotely through mobile devices

The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

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residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee : During this one-day, online event, residents of King County make donations to local nonprofits through www.seattlefoundation.org -- and a share of every contribution is matched with a "stretch pool" of funds provided by The Seattle Foundation and local companies and individuals. The Seattle Foundation helps King Co.

Raising the Floor Op Ed in Sacramento Bee

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just published my first op ed on the raising the floor concept yesterday in the Sacramento Bee, Everyone deserves access to technology, online world , co-authored with Prof. Gregg Vanderheiden. This op ed was derived from remarks I made to the California Emerging Technology Fund's Roundtable recently. I want to sound the call for the technology community to get behind raising the floor for everybody around the planet.

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

Connection Cafe

Sacramento. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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When Fundraising Disaster Strikes, What Should You Do?

Tech Soup Blog

" His nonprofit has an annual budget of under $35,000, almost all of it raised on the Give Local America Big Day of Giving in Sacramento.

3 Ways Text Messaging Can Improve Your Marketing Mix

Mobile Commons

The Shedd Aquarium and the Sacramento Kings both used mobile to engage with their customers and saw incredible results. A good text message campaign is an integral tool in reaching a wider audience.

Where's the Care2 Team in June 2011?

Frogloop

AAPC Strategic Outlook Conference: California Battleground 2012 Sacramento, CA. There are conferences, and then there are e-conferences.and unconferences. and summits. conventions. forums. expos. banquets. dinners. galas. meetings. daycamp. bootcamp.

Have you written your Humanize review yet?

SocialFish

Oh, all right then, twist my arm… Shelly Alcorn , Principal at Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, Sacramento, CA. Jamie Notter and I are amazed – and humbled – what people are saying about our book Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World.

Nonprofits and App Developers Combine Forces for Community Change

Tech Soup Blog

The app is currently used in West Sacramento, California, which is a food desert, according to the app creators. We use apps to capture memories, keep track of tasks, entertain ourselves, and communicate.

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Holy moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there! Didn’t we tell you the trend is UP for social media hiring?

Mobile Commons Launches Integration with Twilio Connect

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons’ technology has powered hundreds of successful mobile campaigns in the brand advertising, agency, advocacy, political and charitable giving sectors, including Nike, Credo Mobile, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Oxfam International, Andre Agassi Foundation, ASPCA, NYC Department of Public Health, Care USA, National Association of Realtors, National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Sacramento Kings, DoSomething.org, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and more.

Lame spam of the day: Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center

Robert Weiner

mail from the Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center in Sacramento, CA. It's novel to get the snail mail equivalent of spam. This one came via U.S. My business is required to register and publish a Fictitious Business Name (FBN, aka DBA or Doing Business As) every 5 years. And every 5 years I get an official-looking form from this organization telling me that "California Law Requires You To Renew Your Fictitious Business Name.".

Lame scam of the day: Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center

Robert Weiner

mail from the Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center in Sacramento, CA. It's novel to get the snail mail equivalent of spam. This one came via U.S. My business is required to register and publish a Fictitious Business Name (FBN, aka DBA or Doing Business As) every 5 years. And every 5 years I get an official-looking form from this organization telling me that "California Law Requires You To Renew Your Fictitious Business Name.".

Brooklyn Recovery Fund Turns a Nets Game into a Chance to Support Sandy Victims

Mobile Commons

Read about how the Sacramento Kings used mobile in the ARCO Arena to increase ticket sales. The Brooklyn Recovery Fund is using a new text campaign to turn mobile donations into a mobilized community in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

The Problem of an Electronics Recycler and False Environmental Claims

Tech Soup Blog

Last week, the Sacramento Bee newspaper published an account of a very prominent electronics recycler, Electronics Recyclers International (ERI), that has been a leader in advocating for responsible environmental practices, while at the same time dumping lots of electronic junk overseas.

Taking First Steps With Social Media: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today, I had the pleasure of doing a mini-workshop at the Director's Institute for the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network in Sacramento.

3 Ways Text Messaging Can Improve Your Marketing Mix

Mobile Commons

The Shedd Aquarium and the Sacramento Kings both used mobile to engage with their customers and saw incredible results. A good text message campaign is an integral tool in reaching a wider audience. Rather than competing with other media channels, text messages amplify your message by connecting to outlets of communication. A good text messaging campaign works at the core of your marketing mix — email, social, digital, television, and print —to help improve ROI and get better results.

Mobile Commons Appoints Anthony Risicato as CEO and Expands Client Rosterd

Mobile Commons

The company has a growing roster of clients, including Credo Mobile, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Oxfam International, Andre Agassi Foundation, New York City Department of Public Health, Care USA, National Association of Realtors and most recently, the National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Sacramento Kings. “As Mobile Commons’ mobile messaging platform provides innovative solutions to marketers and agencies for mobile campaign management.

Craigslist Nonprofit Boot Camps in Berkeley and Brooklyn

Have Fun - Do Good

Gillian Parrillo, of the Sacramento Executive, said that the speech they heard Darian Rodriguez Heyman, the Executive Director of the Craigslist Foundation, give at an event this past spring was, "one of those speeches that makes you reach for a pen and a scrap of paper and scribble all over it because you don't want to miss even one of the great nuggets." You've used Craigslist before, right?

Mobile Commons Helps Non-Profit Organizations Responding to the Chile Earthquake

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons’ technology has powered hundreds of successful mobile campaigns in the brand advertising, agency, advocacy, political and charitable giving sectors, including Credo Mobile, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Oxfam International, Andre Agassi Foundation, ASPCA, NYC Department of Public Health, Care USA, National Association of Realtors, National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Sacramento Kings, DoSomething.org, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and more.

Social Media Lab: How To Become A Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

LAUP has a group of parent ambassadors who serve as their key advocates in Sacramento or on land. They established a fan page for this group so they can be their advocates on Facebook as well. Social Media Lab: Becoming A Networked Nonprofit. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Mobile Commons, 9/11 Memorial and NASCAR Partner on “Text to Remember” Program

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons’ technology has powered hundreds of successful mobile campaigns in the brand advertising, agency, advocacy, political and charitable giving sectors, including Credo Mobile, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Oxfam International, Andre Agassi Foundation, NYC Department of Public Health, Care USA, National Association of Realtors, National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Sacramento Kings, DoSomething.org, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and more.