Countdown to the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco

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Launching this September 3-6 in San Francisco, LCS is not your typical conference with hundreds of workshops to choose from, and parties every night. You’re invited to NTEN’s inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco.

10 Extra Scholarships Available for 14LCS in San Francisco

NTEN

14lcs event360 lcs san francisco scholarships TechSoup Global Just when you thought you missed the boat, here''s your second chance! Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Event360, we now have 10 extra scholarships available for individuals interested in attending the 2014 Leading Change Summit this September 3-6. The deadline to apply is next Friday, August 22, but scholarship applications will be reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis, so apply as soon as possible.

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See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Flickr Photo by Star Dust.

You're invited to NTEN's inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco

NTEN

After over a decade of convening our signature annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, we are excited to unveil and invite you to our inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco on September 3-6. We hope to see you in San Francisco this September!

Top 5 reasons why you should attend the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco!

NTEN

Join NTEN as we launch this Summit on September 3-6 in San Francisco. The Early Bird registration deadline for the 2014 Leading Change Summit has been extended to July 31st! Between now and July 31st, we''re offering the lowest rates to you, our amazing community members! If you haven''t registered yet, don''t miss out. And if you needed more convincing, here are the top 5 reasons why you should attend the Leading Change Summit this September! The magic factor.

8 Apps That May (Actually) Change San Francisco

Tech Soup Blog

In San Francisco, sometimes one can feel a bit cynical about the influx of frivolous technology with billion dollar valuations. Did you know that San Francisco renters are seven times more likely to get buyout offers than eviction notices?

San Francisco Public Radio Maps Listeners’ Earthquake Readiness

Mobile Commons

It’s been many years since an earthquake of devastating proportions hit the Bay Area, but that doesn’t stop people thinking about what to do if (when?) another one strikes. Public radio station KALW is using Mobile Commons technology to find out more about how prepared its listeners are. They’re asking listeners to text in what’s in their earthquake kit and then showing the results on a map. You can also hear samples of the responses on the air.

Can't Attend the 2012 NTC in San Francisco? We'll Bring It to You – Online!

NTEN

We wish everyone could attend the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco, but we know that's not always possible.

San Francisco to host new urban innovation lab

AFP Blog

San Francisco to host new urban innovation lab : "With access to a variety public, private, academic and nonprofit entities — two of the world's largest and most influential digital companies, Twitter and Uber, are located across the street from the new Superpublic space — Hirshberg and the team behind the project saw "there was an opportunity to do serious work.

SF nonprofit expands tech lab for homeless and poor Tenderloin residents | Other News | San Francisco | San Francisco Examiner

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SF nonprofit expands tech lab for homeless and poor Tenderloin residents | Other News | San Francisco | San Francisco Examiner : "The first year the St. When Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, a longtime San Francisco resident, heard of the slothlike computer lab at the nonprofit in 2008, he said he “found the right civic-minded guy at Comcast” to fix the problem." ''via Blog this

San Francisco Net2: Craig Newmark Talks About Technology for the Common Good

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco NetSquared (Net2) kicked off its 2012 Meetup line up with Craig Newmark , of Craigslist and craigconnects , who talked about using technology for the common good.

San Francisco seeks Hellman’s philanthropic successors | Dan Schreiber | Local | San Francisco Examiner

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San Francisco seeks Hellman’s philanthropic successors | Dan Schreiber | Local | San Francisco Examiner : The death of San Francisco philanthropist Warren Hellman was felt across The City by the organizations he helped and the people who benefited from his generosity

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

Benetech covered by ABC-News (San Francisco)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The San Francisco ABC News reporter/anchor Teresa Garcia came out and interviewed Kevin Jones of GoodCap, Tim Freundlich of Calvert and yours truly. Just spotted a nice video piece on the SoCap conference that features Benetech as one of the new crop of socially responsible businesses.

TechSoup Featured in The San Francisco Chronicle

Robert Weiner

Check out the article about TechSoup in Sunday’s San Francisco Chronicle. TechSoup might be shy about blowing its own horn but since I’m a volunteer, I have no such reservations. TechSoup CEO’s are interviewed as well as some local Bay Area organizations who’ve benefited from TechSoup’s programs.

Join 1,700 Nonprofit Professionals in San Francisco for the 2012 NTC

NTEN

Nearly 1,700 nonprofit professionals will gather in San Francisco at the beginning of April. We're less than 2 months away from the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN's signature three-day gathering that brings together nonprofit professionals – like you! from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness. We want you to be one of them.

You're Invited! TechSoup Digital Storytelling Awards Screening Party

Tech Soup Blog

On Wednesday, March 28 in San Francisco and live-streamed online, we will screen and award the top photo and video entries. Whether you live in San Francisco, Australia, or Romania, we’d love for you to join us! Pacific time WHERE: San Francisco – TechSoup Headquarters; Online – Live-stream on Facebook and in Second Life TAG: #TSDIGS. Event YouTube Flickr TechSoup Event san francisco tsdigs digital storytelling awards

San Francisco Here We Come

SocialFish

So we're about to head off to sunny San Francisco for NTEN's NTC09 conference. I know some of you will be there and I'm very excited to meet a bunch of NTENny peeps in person for the first time, as well as hang out with Brian Solis , Chris Carfi , Margaret Francis and any other local Tweeps we can find! If you are local and want to meet up, please contact us via Twitter ( @maddiegrant and @lindydreyer ).

SAN FRANCISCO: Global Survey Reveals Why NGOs Are Moving IT to the Cloud | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online

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SAN FRANCISCO: Global Survey Reveals Why NGOs Are Moving IT to the Cloud | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online : AN FRANCISCO — TechSoup Global (www.techsoupglobal.org) announced today the results of its 2012 Global Cloud Computing Survey of 10,500 nonprofits, charities, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from 88 countries — the most extensive technology survey ever conducted of NGOs worldwide

Do Online Causes and Philanthropy Do Any Good? - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down

AFP Blog

San Francisco Music - All Shook Down: "This is partially due to the mere fact that once an org has your information from Facebook Causes or MySpace Impact or Network for Good or what-have-you, then they can market to you directly, thus expanding their lists of potential donors and overall grasp on do-goodery. Do Online Causes and Philanthropy Do Any Good? -

San Francisco Chronicle Features SFPark

Mobile Commons

But the San Francisco MTA has teamed up with Mobile Commons to make finding a parking space as easy as owning a cell phone. The service is already getting great buzz in San Francisco, including this article in the San Francisco Chronicle. ”San Francisco just made the hunt for a parking space in a city-owned garage much easier,” the article says. Parking. It’s one of those little hassles that make city life so… exciting.

Nonprofit Tech Week Is April 7-9th

TechImpact

From April 7-9th, #NPTechWeek is coming to 3 Bay Area cities in 3 days; Mountain View (location), Oakland (location), and San Francisco (location). For 3 days, Nonprofit Tech Week brings nonprofit leaders and technology together for focused sessions on how your nonprofit can better leverage technology to complete its mission. Each day has a focused […]. The post Nonprofit Tech Week Is April 7-9th appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

San Francisco Day of Service

Influence

While several of us were in San Francisco for the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference, we helped install a wireless network in a local community center. Photo Gallery: Connections for San Francisco's Homeless.

Conferences – Come Find Us in San Francisco!

Mobile Commons

This coming weekend and next week, Mobile Commons will be attending 3 different conferences in the San Francisco area. If you’re at any of these – or just in the San Francisco area – please come say hello. It’s finally spring, and you know what that means – it’s conference season! ISIS Sex:Tech - Sunday, April 1- Tuesday, April 3. AdTech – Tuesday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 4.

3 Social Media Speaking Gigs in San Francisco

Have Fun - Do Good

Come say hi if you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, or pass the info on to friends who do! Oakland blog podcast San Francisco Oakland nonprofit writer marketing business womenHello Have Fun • Do Gooders! I've got a full speaking calendar in the middle of the month.

Join TechSoup's Focus Group at Our San Francisco HQ!

Tech Soup Blog

at TechSoup's headquarters in San Francisco. Join TechSoup's Focus Group at Our San Francisco HQ! Twelve participants will be chosen to participate in this focus group, to be held on Thursday, June 27, 6:00-7:30 pm , at TechSoup's headquarters in San Francisco.

CrowdConf 2010 Coming to San Francisco

Tech Soup Blog

CrowdFlower has announced CrowdConf 2010 , a crowdsourcing conference that will take place in San Francisco in October. Presentation submissions are being accepted through next Wednesday, September 1. ( via ). We've talked a lot on this blog about crowdsourcing. NetSquared winners like Ushahidi and Social Actions have been finding new ways to harness the power of the crowd for social change. It will be fun to see what buzz comes from the conference. read more.

Hackathon for Youth September 22 in San Francisco

Tech Soup Blog

For those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, we’d like to share news of a very special event happening this Saturday at the TechSoup Global headquarters. If you’re in San Francisco, working on tech4youth or social issues, please join us. TechSoup Global, 525 Brannan Street @ 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107.

TechSoup Featured in The San Francisco Chronicle

Tech Soup Blog

Check out the article about TechSoup in Sunday's San Francisco Chronicle. TechSoup might be shy about blowing its own horn but since I'm a volunteer, I have no such reservations. TechSoup CEO's are interviewed as well as some local Bay Area organizations who've benefited from TechSoup's programs.

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book Tour: You Are Invited To Join Us

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tue Jan 31 – SAN FRANCISCO 12:00pm-1:30pm. TechSoup Lunch Time Brown Bag , 435 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107. Thu Feb 2 – SAN FRANCISCO 3pm-5pm. 312 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94108.

Bringing Our Hearts to San Francisco

Influence

Five us from Forum One are traveling to San Francisco April 26-28 for the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference. You can also find us at these events: Day of Service , Sunday, April 26: Jo, Andrew, Kurt, and Sophie will help install a wireless network at a San Francisco low-income housing project. This is my fifth visit to this conference, and it gets more valuable each year.

Where Do You Want to Go in 2015?

NTEN

In an attempt to serve our diverse audience, the NTC follows this pattern: Washington, DC - Wildcard City - San Francisco - Wildcard City - Repeat. Our current bookings: April 3-5, 2012: San Francisco, CA. March 22-24, 2016: San Francisco, CA. Nope, that's not a typo: it's time for us to start thinking about where we will host the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference. We want to know where you would like to go!

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th. Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th.

I'm Speaking at the Writing for Change Conference in San Francisco

Have Fun - Do Good

If you're interested in coming, the conference is August 23-25 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, which is known for its labyrinth. The San Francisco Writers Conference believes that great nonfiction is Changing the World One Book at a Time. Guess what?

Sun Microsystems and San Francisco's McKinley Elementary School

Tech Soup Blog

Sun Microsystems, a partner of TechSoup Global, recently embarked on a local donation project to address this at one elementary school in San Francisco. McKinley Elementary is a K-5 public school with about 300 students in the Duboce Park district of San Francisco. As the fiscal positions of states and municipalities across the United States deteriorate due to deficits and budget shortfalls, school districts and educational funding are often the first casualties.

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Best Place to Hear from Tons of Social Good Organizations Using Lean, All In One Place: The Lean for Social Good Summits in New York (Dec 5) and San Francisco (Jan 23). Hint: Beth Kanter will be a judge at the Lean for Social Good Summit in San Francisco !

Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, it isn’t just San Francisco, it looks like many nonprofits are beginning to understand that it is a waste of time to measure vanity metrics and it essential to focus on outcomes-based measurement as this high level overview from Froggy Loop Blog implies.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs

SocialFish

The Marketing Coordinator will provide ongoing support in all areas of the marketing department for the San Francisco Symphony. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California. San Francisco, California: Sustainability Unconference (All Day). San Francisco, California: Let's Learn About Airbnb's New Social Impact Experiences Program! San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

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2. San Francisco. Women in San Francisco are active in the bustling entrepreneurial scene of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley — 30% of the city’s businesses is run by women. Whoo hoo! Washington, DC (where we live) is ranked number 1!! See the full list here.