Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal

AFP Blog

Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal : "As Google Fiber Inc., a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. NASDAQ: GOOG), has contractors building new internet networks in several cities across the U.S., the tech company is seeking local nonprofits for a new partnership program in nearly all those metro areas." 'via via Blog this

Non-profit gives job opportunities to homeless | San Antonio

AFP Blog

Non-profit gives job opportunities to homeless | San Antonio : DOWNTOWN AUSTIN -- The homeless of Austin have an unexpected advantage during South by Southwest (SXSW) as non-profits help the homeless make the most of music festival by giving them job opportunities.

Online giving course adds actor Patrick Dempsey - San Antonio Express-News

AFP Blog

Online giving course adds actor Patrick Dempsey - San Antonio Express-News : When the second edition of an online course on effective giving starts next month, students will have a chance to learn from actor Patrick Dempsey, billionaire Warren Buffett and other prominent philanthropists.

AT&T creates $1.5M grant program to help nonprofits invest in wireless - San Antonio Business Journal:

AFP Blog

grant program to help nonprofits invest in wireless - San Antonio Business Journal:: "AT&T creates $1.5M grant program to help nonprofits invest in wireless San Antonio Business Journal - 12:11 PM CDT Wednesday, September 12, 2007 The AT&T Foundation, the philanthropic organization of AT&T Inc., AT&T creates $1.5M

Sharing Storytelling in San Antonio


Last week I was invited to give a keynote plenary session at the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Programs AFL Care Grantee Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

AT&T Announces $9 Million in Technology Grants That Help Hundreds of Nonprofits Build Stronger Communities Nationwide

AFP Blog

AT&T Announces $9 Million in Technology Grants That Help Hundreds of Nonprofits Build Stronger Communities Nationwide: "SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The AT&T Foundation -- the corporate philanthropy organization of AT&T Inc. -- today announced that it has awarded $9 million in competitive AT&T Excelerator technology grants to 680 nonprofit organizations across the country.

Ten Sample Guiding Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

American College of Preventive Medicine’s Annual Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Location : San Antonio, TX. Date : February 19th, 2011. Topic : Social Media in Disaster Response. Description : Social media tools allow for people to connect: broadcasting messages to real time communication, online networking to offline collaboration. Tools like mobile text/sms, facebook, twitter, and even Wikipedia have permeated the global community and in times of crisis are natural outlets for updates, news, and even cries for help.

Why Board Members Need to Be on Board with Nonprofit Storytelling

NonProfit Hub

We caught up with master storyteller Lori Jacobwith at the 2014 AFP Conference in San Antonio. Nonprofit storytelling is crucial to conveying your organization’s message to donors and volunteers alike. Your staff knows your mission backwards and forwards—but who’s missing?

Sample Guiding Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was in San Antonio this week to facilitate an interactive master class for 300 nonprofits that was hosted by the San Antonio Nonprofit Council that hosts The Big Give, a very successful local giving day.

TechSoup Honors Unsung Heroes

Tech Soup Blog

I'd like you to meet Kerry Thomson at Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County, Indiana; Lori Chidgey of Corazon Ministries in San Antonio, Texas; Betty Martin of Cape Girardeau Public Library in Missouri; and the late Rory Foster of the Northwoods Wildlife Center in Minocqua, Wisconsin.

Sample Of Solid Business Guiding Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Example Of Good Guiding Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How Do You Celebrate Reaching 10,000 Fans on Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

of San Antonio, I’m organizing the very first meeting of MissRepresentation Social Action Reps in San Antonio to help champion for change locally in the way that media portrays women.

Portrait Of A Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, the top metro area with the most companies on the list is San Antonio, TX. You''ll definitely want to read the September 2013 issue of Inc. magazine, which features its annual list of the 500 fastest growing, private companies in America.

2009 TAG Conference: Call for Submissions


With that in mind -- and because I'm sure the folks at TAG have noticed the general awesomeness of the NTEN community -- they're inviting you to submit session proposals for their 2009 TAG conference, which will be held in November in San Antonio, TX. The details: The 7th Annual Technology Affinity Group (TAG) Conference will be held November 9 - November 12, 2009 at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio in San Antonio, TX. .

Why Can’t the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector Scale Generosity? #givedaylessons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technology experts offered their analysis (see the end of this article in the local San Antonio newspaper titled “ From Big Give to Big Crash “) Others offer their analysis. What Happened on Give Local America Day?

How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

“You have to show not just tell your CEO about social media”- @carolynsave “Create a tweetorial” – @kanter #afpshift Ettore Rossetti (@EttoreRossetti) March 25, 2014.

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


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."

Hot Association Jobs This Week – April 19


Arts Marketing Manager , City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture – Under general direction, is responsible for leading and implementing arts and culture marketing, communications and public relations strategies for the Department of Arts & Culture.

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Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the US, I gave workshops at nonprofit conferences in Iowa, San Antonio, Iowa, Tahoe, Palm Beach, Miami, and San Francisco on networked leadership skills. Happy New Year !

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and the Infectious (In a Good Way) AFP Conference

NonProfit Hub

Or, maybe more fittingly since it’s in San Antonio, we’ve concluded there must be something in the water. There’s most definitely something in the air here at the AFP International Conference on Fundraising.

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

Connection Cafe

San Francisco. San Diego. San Jose. San Antonio. San Bernardino. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5%

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The Top 5 Sessions You Can’t Miss at AFP International 2014

NonProfit Hub

And this year AFPIcon takes place from March 23 through March 25 in San Antonio, Texas. With all of the top fundraising professionals in one place, the Association of Fundraising Professionals International Conference on Fundraising (AFPIcon) is sure to bring some of the top information and presentations to the table. You can’t go wrong with the hand-picked lineup of speakers. But with the sheer amount of presentations and overlapping times, you’ll be forced to make some decisions.

How I Became a Nonprofit Board Chair (and Lived to Tell About It)


Recently, I attended Simone Joyaux’s session about great board chairs at the AFP conference in San Antonio and was reminded of my first time—and, in fact, my many times after that.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!


Magazine YMCA of Greater San Antonio YMCA of Snohomish County YWCA Hartford Region. Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.

Networked Nonprofit Update: November

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meanwhile in down at action camp in San Antonio, Texas, I heard through Twitter that copies of the Networked Nonprofit were offered in a raffle. Flickr Photo by WiserEarth - WiserEarth's team from Around the World play Peek-A-Boo With Book.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

San Diego: 7,000 potential members. San Antonio: 4,000 potential members. San Francisco, California: Mobile Apps for Change Demo Day. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Happy New Year: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also gave a plenary talk at AFP in San Antonio, Texas. The Sun Sets on 2014. This year I took off a full two weeks during the holiday, spending time with family on the Big Island on a coffee farm and mostly offline.

Finding a role?

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

The YMCA of San Francisco is providing volunteers to help staff the Red Cross Bay Area Call Centers, which are receiving over 200 calls an hour. The YMCA of San Antonio is matching all employee contributions to its Katrina fund. What is there one can say about not-for-profit organizations and the continuing crisis of Katrina that would be of some use to our readers?

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Reliability of Resources: The 2012 Field Guide to Software for Nonprofits


The other day, I drove circles around a cement plant outside San Antonio, Texas, looking for a Google-recommended barbecue joint that just did not exist.

Get Social Covered: 13 Lesser Known Social Media Sites for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

At the 2014 AFP International Conference on Fundraising in San Antonio, Lisa Chmiola and David Tinker helped us through some of the lesser known social media sites that can help your nonprofit with efficiency and productivity. You’ve got social media covered. Facebook?

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Best of the Web: November 2012


MacArthur Foundation , MetroWest Community Health Care Foundation , The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage , Pierce Family Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships , The Robin Hood Foundation , San Antonio Area Foundation , Wyoming Community Foundation and ZeroDivide. When I founded Idealware seven years ago, it was an unproven concept. Providing impartial resources to help nonprofits choose software had never been done.

Small Library — Big Service to the Community

Tech Soup Blog

"I had to put aside my big dreams of being like the San Antonio Public Library," Amy says. He lives in San Francisco. How the Natalia Library Helps Patrons Improve Their Lives. The Natalia Veteran's Memorial Library serves the small town of Natalia, Texas.

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

Today I’m in San Antonio, Texas, for the American College of Preventive Medicine annual conference. I’m joining a panel to talk about the response for support after the Haiti earthquakes last year.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / $250. Northern California Grantmakers and Silicon Valley Community Foundation / San Francisco, CA / $350. Rescue Agency / San Diego, CA / $599. Association for Healthcare Philanthropy / San Antonio, TX / TBD.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / $250. ACCP / San Antonio, TX / $2,795. North American YMCA Development Organization (NAYDO) / San Diego, CA / $850. AFP / San Francisco, CA / Not available. YTH / San Francisco, CA / Not available.

Jewish Television Network Delivers Online Religious Service

See What's Out There

We are watching from San Antonio with 2 of our children having the Swine Flu. Once again the Jewish Television Network let people remotely watch Kol Nidre (Jewish High Holiday) service from their home via live webcast. And, for the second year in a row it was a hit. Now I don’t think the point was that people should stay home and experience religious services that way.