Five Year Celebration, San Diego 2-1-1

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We are pleased to be a sponsor of San Diego''s 2-1-1, Five-Year Celebration today. Chairman and CEO of San Diego Gas & Electric San Diego 2-1-1 is a thought leader for 2-1-1s and information and referral across the nation.

New Customer 211 San Diego Presents at AIRS

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We are pleased to welcome 211 San Diego to our VisionLink network. If you are planning on attending this year''s AIRS conference you will be able to enjoy a number of worthwhile workshops from these good folks at 211 San Diego. NIMS; An introduction (Part 1 & 2) Presenter: Thomas Bennett, 211 San Diego, California This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

How the San Diego Zoo is Using Social Media to Bring Museum Exhibits to Life

Tech Soup Blog

By using social media museums like the San Diego Zoo are able to help people around the world enjoy their incredible exhibits. How the San Diego Zoo Uses Social Media to Bring Their Exhibits to Life. The San Diego Zoo saw this opportunity and started blogging back in 2003.

Guest Post: Using Visitor Participation to Improve Object Labels at the San Diego Natural History Museum

Museum 2.0

Last month, I learned about a fabulous, simple participatory experiment called “Case by Case” at the San Diego Museum of Natural History that uses visitor feedback to develop more effective object labels.

The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

The eight inclusive museums include San Francisco’s de Young Museum, Seattle Art Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, San Jose’s Computer History Museum, and the University of South Dakota’s Natural History Museum. The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : "Suitable Technologies recently partnered with eight U.S.

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Linking Planned Gifts To Social Media | The NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

during a session at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) 2013 International Conference on Fundraising (ICON) in San Diego, Calif Linking Planned Gifts To Social Media | The NonProfit Times : “The Internet is the great equalizer. If you are a small organization, you can have a big presence.” Those were the words of said Kristen Jaarda, senior vice president at Crescendo Interactive in Camarillo, Calif.,

Ballmer to demo Dynamics Live CRM at Convergence 2007 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Dynamics Live , Microsoft , eCRM , nptech Ballmer to demo Dynamics Live CRM at Convergence 2007 03.14.07 | 3138 No Comments [link] Ballmer+to+demo+Dynamics+Live+CRM+at+Convergence+2007 2007-03-14+17%3A20%3A56 Allan+Benamer It looks like Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer is going to demo Dynamics Live today at San Diego.

Director Less Than Invisible In Underwear And Is Hospitalized - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

Director Less Than Invisible In Underwear And Is Hospitalized - TheNonProfitTimes : The director of the viral video “Kony 2012”, which is rapidly approaching 100 million views, was hospitalized in San Diego, Calif., after running through the streets in his underwear and vandalizing cars. Kony2012

1-On-1 With Nicole Walters: Relevance Rules In Engaging Members and Sponsors

Wild Apricot Blog

This is the first of two posts offering highlights of our interview with Nicole Walters of the San Diego Venture Group. Advisory-Series

Member Recruitment & Retention: It’s About Being Flexible & Personal

Wild Apricot Blog

This is the second post offering clips from our interview with Nicole Walters of the San Diego Venture Group. It offers insight into the importance of being both flexible and personal in recruiting and retaining members

20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter

NetWits

Vice President, Information Technology, YMCA of San Diego County | Follow @johnmerritt. Vice President, Information Technology, YMCA of San Diego County | Follow @johnmerritt.

Blackbaud Software Company Buys a Struggling Competitor - Philanthropy.com

AFP Blog

Blackbaud Software Company Buys a Struggling Competitor - Philanthropy.com: "Blackbaud Software Company Buys a Struggling CompetitorBy Holly HallBlackbaud, the nation’s largest provider of fund-raising software to charities, today announced that it will acquire Kintera, a San Diego software company makes similar software.

What Causes Technology Donors to Give Up on American Charities - Philanthropy.com

AFP Blog

What Causes Technology Donors to Give Up on American Charities - Philanthropy.com: "Speaking at the annual conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in San Diego on Monday, Mr. Carson — who led the Minneapolis Foundation before spending the past 14 months working with Silicon Valley entrepreneurial donors — outlined a dozen characteristics of Silicon Valley donors that have

Sesame Workshop expands online fundraising efforts

AFP Blog

San Diego, Sesame Workshop is seeking to better communicate and connect with donors online about the impact its organization is making on children worldwide, thereby driving. Sesame Workshop expands online fundraising efforts: "Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, is expanding its online fundraising efforts. Working with software provider Kintera Inc.,

Don’t be Fooled by Message Open and Click-Through Rates

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The San Diego Zoo’s recent email performance analysis supports this position. This post was written in collaboration with Bryan Snyder, Senior Marketing Analyst for Blackbaud. It’s an easy trap to fall into, and I can’t help to think we share the blame.

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Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

San Diego Humane Society recently used Facebook Live to document the rescue of #92Yorkies and kick-off a major digital fundraising campaign. In this blog post you will learn: How San Diego Humane Society mobilized supporters in a time of crisis.

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Accounting Software 411 - Kintera Appoints Richard LaBarbera as CEO

AFP Blog

Gruber Resigns as Kintera CEO, Continues to Serve on Kintera Board of Directors SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kintera® Inc. Accounting Software 411 - Kintera Appoints Richard LaBarbera as CEO: "Kintera Appoints Richard LaBarbera as CEOHarry E. Nasdaq:KNTA - News), the leading provider of software as a service (SaaS) to the nonprofit and government sectors, today announced that its board of

Business: Web networks transforming philanthropy | people, online, smith - Gazette.com

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The San Diego resident and her family weren’t displaced by the wildfires that ravished the area in the fall. Business: Web networks transforming philanthropy | people, online, smith - Gazette.com: "Charities are able to reach a new pool of good Samaritans on the Internet By AMY HOAK MARKETWATCH December 3, 2007 - 10:44PM CHICAGO - GeorgeAnne Smith was one of the lucky ones. But the 42-year-old.

Invisible Children's Web Strategist Gives A Crash Course In Going Viral | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Invisible Children's Web Strategist Gives A Crash Course In Going Viral | Fast Company : Fast Company recently had the opportunity to speak with Javan Van Gronigen, the San Diego-based digital strategist and web designer behind Invisible Children's viral new media campaign.

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How Hello Museum Builds Intimate Community in one of the Biggest Cities in the World

Museum 2.0

Like the New Children's Museum in San Diego, Hello Museum creates building-wide interactive exhibitions with artists, on themes like nature and #NoWar. When I tell stories about how the MAH builds community, I emphasize the importance of deep partnerships and relationship-building.

Big Data and Big Benefits for YOU!

Connection Cafe

Keep in mind that San Diego Botanic Garden and Morten Arboretum have very different staffing levels, goals, budgets, and a host of other factors.

Npflickr: Flickr as Nonprofit Documentation Tool

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Check out this photo set of the launch of a mesh network in rural San Diego for Indian Communities, San Diego Tribal Digital Village. What happens when you give a grantmaker a camera and flickr account? An interesting use of flickr as a documentation tool!

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

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. YTH / San Francisco, CA / $460.

13 Twitter Search Examples for Nonprofits

NetWits

If I want to find out who’s participating in an upcoming nonprofit event in San Diego I can Twitter search is a pretty amazing resource that most have yet to tap into. Why do I think it’s amazing you ask? Well, because it’s nearly real time and driven completely by humans. Twitter search isn’t searching web pages and it doesn’t take days/weeks for your tweets to show up in the results.

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/8 :: San Diego, CA. Proceeds benefit Volunteer San Diego. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages.

Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/8 :: San Diego, CA. Proceeds benefited Volunteer San Diego.

How To Engage Your Fundraisers With Gamification & Rewards

Connection Cafe

San Diego Zoo. For example, the San Diego Zoo offers top-performing fundraisers access to a behind-the-scenes tour not available to the public. Any supporter who takes the tour will see how the San Diego Zoo is achieving their mission of saving species from around the world.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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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.

How to Build More Donor Relationships with Social Media as Your Wingman

Connection Cafe

He was Maverick’s wingman, both in the skies and in the local San Diego bars. Years before he jumped up and down on Oprah’s couch, Tom Cruise starred in Top Gun, the story of Maverick, a fighter pilot, and his various relationships. Remember Goose, played by Anthony Edwards?

Resources & Support for Japan Earthquake

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Along the western coast of the USA, 2-1-1 call centers were engaged providing information to the public; we are proud to support this work directly in San Diego , and the Bay Area with CommunityOS software. Thoughts and prayers to those impacted by Japan''s earthquake and tsunami. For those trying to reconnect friends and family, use the Red Cross Safe and Well site via the web or mobile (deployed on VisionLink''s CommunityOS software).

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AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits with an eye towards our next book. Most recently, we co-authored a policy brief for the Toda Peace Institute on the age of automation and it implications for civil society.

Banner Banter

Connection Cafe

Blended I love the way the image that the San Diego Zoo is using on their banner is seamlessly blended with their profile icon image. Author: Emily Goodstein. I know, I know. You’re not sure what to put in that big open space at the top of the new Facebook layout.

11 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Instagram

Nonprofit Tech for Good

San Diego Zoo :: web.stagram.com/n/sandiegozoo.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I was just at the Council on Foundations meeting in San Diego, courtesy of one of our funders (and generally cool people) , the Community Technology Foundation of California. We had a session on the applications of information technology to helping communities of color. I was talking about our human rights work and had some great discussions about working for immigrant rights and against trafficking.

Publisher’s Weekly Features Simon & Schuster’s Text Message Campaign

Mobile Commons

Launching at San Diego Comic-Con, the campaign gives Young Adult readers the chance to enter contests and correspond directly with some of their favorite authors. We’re excited to announce a new text messaging campaign from Simon & Schuster that is revolutionizing how authors can communicate with their fans. That includes Scott Westerfield , the New York Times best-selling author of the Uglies and Leviathan series.

Non Profit Innovators: David J. Brown of Holiday Matinee

FI Space

Holiday Matinee is a Creative Services firm out of San Diego, California that is doing some great work with some innovative fundraising techniques. This week we have a great SXSW conversation with David J. Brown of Holiday Matinee. From meetup Happy Hours for a Cause to an Artists Series of T-Shirts. Watch the video to learn more. Also be sure to leave questions for Dave and I in the comments section of the blog.

Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/8 :: San Diego, CA. Proceeds benefit Volunteer San Diego. I tell ya. It’s a surreal feeling to know that someone could be reading your book right now… on the subway, in a cafe, or at a park in any city, anywhere in the world.

11 Flavors of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Marla Barr of San Diego Zoo Global, Nancy Palo of Blackbaud and Mark Becker of Cathexis Partners shared tips for empowering independent fundraisers, including creating a strategy, optimizing the web experience, and managing and marketing their programs. The following article originally appeared in The NonProfit Times Live from bbcon newsletter. To subscribe to a future newsletter, visit [link]. Peer-to-peer fundraising isn’t just for cause and cure organizations anymore.

Crossfit, Human Rights, Shakespeare and the Zoo| How Making it Personal Makes all the Difference

Connection Cafe

Take a look at what the San Diego Zoo is doing with their “Your Passion, Your Campaign” initiative. Seemingly disparate organizations, but the—y all have one thing in common: they all made it personal. To be honest, I don’t care at all about Crossfit.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Crowdfunding Tips, Content Curation, and The Science of Nonprofit Marketing

Connection Cafe

He flew across the country from San Diego to Charleston and I couldn’t make it into the office by 8 am. I was 30 minutes late to a breakfast meeting with my boss this week.

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