Register for the 2014 Independent Sector Conference in Seattle, November 16-18

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NTEN is proud to partner with Independent Sector (IS) to bring its 2014 National Conference to Seattle this November 16-18. conference event independent sector Leadership Seattle

Getting It Right at the GEO Conference in Seattle

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Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle. Getting It Right at the GEO Conference in Seattle – Guest post by Albert Ruesga.

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#kantersea: Data, Transparency, and Measurement In Seattle

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Fist bumps to @ msftcitizenship for hosting #KanterSEA ! And look, I’m rocking my #Surface to live tweet. twitter.com/sldoolittle/st…. Shanon Doolittle (@sldoolittle) February 11, 2013.

Nonprofits & Data Summit, Seattle: Learn to Achieve Measurable Results

NTEN

NTEN's going to head up I-5 to Seattle on August 8th to put on a one-day workshop that will explore ways you can make data easier to manage, more useful, and mission-focused. Where : Student Center, Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122. Data nptech nten Seattle

Seattle Initiative 103: Limiting Corporate Rights and Elevating Peoples' Rights

Network-Centric Advocacy

Initiative 103 will change the law in Seattle to: Ban corporate spending on elections, reversing Citizens United. Establish a Community Bill of Rights for Seattle which includes Rights for Workers, Rights for Neighborhoods and Rights for Nature to protect our environment. Ban corporate lobbying except in public forums. Strip Corporate Personhood and judge-made corporate "Constitutional" rights.

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Business & Technology | Mobile giving is catching on | Seattle Times Newspaper

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Business & Technology | Mobile giving is catching on | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Giving should be easy, it should be fun and it should be rewarding,' said Jim Manis, chief executive of the Mobile Giving Foundation, a Bellevue-based nonprofit that provides technology for charitable organizations to run mobile campaigns

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

AFP Blog

The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. 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.

Business & Technology | Microsoft joining laptop crusade | Seattle Times Newspaper

AFP Blog

Business & Technology | Microsoft joining laptop crusade | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Microsoft and the laptop organization announced Thursday that the nonprofit's green-and-white XO computers now can run Windows in addition to their homegrown interface, which is built on the open Linux operating system.

Microsoft Pri0 | Microsoft helping nonprofits solve technology problems with Imagine Cup | Seattle Times Newspaper

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Microsoft Pri0 | Microsoft helping nonprofits solve technology problems with Imagine Cup | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Microsoft launched Imagine Cup Solve This on Monday. The Imagine Cup competition brings together student teams from around the world who build software. In the past few years, Microsoft has asked students to build software that helps advance the United Nations' Millennium

Business & Technology | Nonprofit consortium, NetHope, formed to share technology | Seattle Times Newspaper

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Business & Technology | Nonprofit consortium, NetHope, formed to share technology | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Seattle has become a hub for technology and philanthropy, so it's not surprising that a nonprofit consortium combining both would find fertile ground here.The group, NetHope, has grown to 26 members, including locally based nonprofits Mercy Corps, PATH and World Vision, and major.

Arrived in Seattle

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Strawberries in Seattle

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The Business of Giving | Mobile money and other technology made for philanthropy | Seattle Times Newspaper

AFP Blog

The Business of Giving | Mobile money and other technology made for philanthropy | Seattle Times Newspaper: "As members of NetHope continue their annual meeting in Redmond this week, it's fascinating to look at how the landscape of technology has moved from responding to crises to creating solutions tailor-made for development itself.These worlds are increasingly converging in places like

Seattle Nonprofit Salesforce User Group

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The folks over at NPower Seattle have created a Salesforce User Group for nonprofits. Go to the first meeting on November 19th. I’ll be there, and you should be, too. Come to share, learn, and network! Wednesday, November 19, 8:00am - 9:00am. View Larger Map

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Business & Technology | Online news site Crosscut poised to switch to nonprofit | Seattle Times Newspaper

AFP Blog

Business & Technology | Online news site Crosscut poised to switch to nonprofit | Seattle Times Newspaper: "David Brewster's commercial venture into the world of Web journalism, is poised to make a shift to nonprofit status, a mere 18 months after its online debut.'I'm

NTC Seattle - Another Day

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Day two at the NTC. Got to meet a couple more of the bloggers I enjoy following: David Geilhufe of Social Source , and Sonny Cloward of Vermont NonProfit CommunIT, at a session on open communication technologies.

Force.com User Group starting in Seattle

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I just heard from Val that the Seattle Force.com Developer User group will kick off on October 1st. If you’re near Seattle and code in Apex and VisualForce, come join the group. Would you like to meet other Force.com developers in the Seattle area? Seattle, WA 98161. I’m really excited about it. Want to take a deeper dive into the technical capabilities of Salesforce?

Business & Technology | Saving the world a gigabyte at a time | Seattle Times Newspaper

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Business & Technology | Saving the world a gigabyte at a time | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Bole, 40, is in charge of media development for One Economy, a multinational nonprofit that tries to bridge the gap between haves and have-nots by giving poor people Internet access.

YMCA of Greater Seattle: Windows MultiPoint Server Case Study

Tech Soup Blog

YMCA of Greater Seattle's Kirkland Teen program was one of our test sites. Recommendations to Others from YMCA of Greater Seattle: Emily recommended MultiPoint Server to YMCAs, Boys & Girls Clubs, and libraries. Microsoft's Windows MultiPoint Server.

Global Health in Seattle: The “Proximity Advantage”

Influence

Forum One held two roundtable discussions in Seattle in the past couple of weeks on global health web communications as well as data collection, management, and dissemination. As a mid-sized city with a collection of world-class global health organizations, Seattle has a unique opportunity to leverage the power of community and our “proximity advantage” (as one participant put it) to innovate and break down obstacles to success.

Running Free: Seattle Free School at Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp

Tech Soup Blog

The low-budget ethos is encapsulated no better than in the Seattle Free School. Founder Jessica Dally came down from Seattle to give a talk called Run Free: How to Transform Your Community Without Money.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Seattle, Washington: It's Your Turn: The Role of the Board Chair. Seattle, Washington: Decoding Tech Volunteerism. Seattle, Washington: Springboard 2016 Graduation. Seattle, Washington: Speed Reading Financial Statements: Efficient Review Practices.

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Associated Recreation Council of Seattle: Windows MultiPoint Server Case Study

Tech Soup Blog

They are a nonprofit that has a close partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation Department. The program offers Seattle residents with a variety of recreational and lifelong learning programs, classes, and activities. Windows MultiPoint Server. is a thin client or shared resource computing. software solution in which one host computer is shared by multiple users simultaneously.

Seattle Data for Global Health roundtable

Influence

Roundtable meetings are becoming a way of life in Seattle these days. Two weeks ago Forum One's Seattle office convened a group of Global Health web communicators and talked in depth about using social media to build connections and awareness. If you or your colleagues are interested in joining in these efforts as they unfold, contact Joe Anderson of Forum One's Seattle office. Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. Seattle Children's.

You GaveBIG!

GroundWire

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG event yesterday was crazy! Donors saw the value in giving yesterday – each dollar helped their favorite nonprofit score more of the $500,000 stretch pool provided by local sponsors and The Seattle Foundation. Every hour from 7am to midnight yesterday, The Seattle Foundation chose one donor at random to receive a $1000 Golden Ticket for their nonprofit. 17 hours, $3.5 And we mean that in the best way!

npNEXT 2013 – Jeff Brooks

Connection Cafe

He lives in Seattle. This past September 30th, Blackbaud hosted over 30 senior fundraising leaders from the largest charities in the US and 10 expert presenters for npNEXT.

We talk to The Seattle Foundation about GiveBIG, coming June 23!

GroundWire

On June 23, The Seattle Foundation is sponsoring this one-day, community-wide day of giving. Groundwire is participating along with hundreds of Seattle-area nonprofits. This is the first online giving event of its kind in Seattle. Our Director of Development Tiffany Devoy asked The Seattle Foundation’s Grantmaking & Community Leadership Associate, Allison Eltrich, to share a little bit more about GiveBIG: Q: Why is The Seattle Foundation sponsoring Give Big?

Seattle Web for Global Health Roundtable report

Influence

Last Tuesday night our friends at PATH hosted the second "Seattle Web for Global Health" Roundtable. This invitation-only events brings together folks responsible for web communications in their organizations, and there was a mix of people from organizations large and small, including the University of Washington, the Insititute for Systems Biology, Seattle Children's Hospital, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and many more.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Seattle, Washington: King County Executive Director Forum. Seattle, Washington: Board EXCEL: Excellence in Community Engagement and Leadership. Seattle, Washington: Seattle GiveCamp 2016. Seattle, Washington: Preparing for FLSA Overtime Rule Change (Tacoma).

Recent Projects

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New Energy Cities (Seattle): Strategy + Website. Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition (Seattle): Strategy + Website. Recent Projects. A project of Climate Solutions, the New Energy Cities program aims to accelerate the transition to a clean, renewable, super-efficient energy system in our cities. link]. KAHEA (Honolulu): Strategy + Website + Email Templates and Integration. KAHEA is an acronym for Ka (the) Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

SocialFish

3. Seattle, WA. Seattle is one of the most educated cities in the U.S., Seattle has 12.5 Whoo hoo! Washington, DC (where we live) is ranked number 1!! See the full list here. Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs. 1. Washington, D.C.

Plane Reading for the long trip to Seattle

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The e-Nonprofit Benchmarks Study looks at the effectiveness of major American nonprofit organization using the Internet to raise money and influence public policy. It is described as "a tool that nonprofits can use to measure and compare their online performance to other organizations' online programs." Reviews by colleagues who have deeper expertise in this topic have blogged about this report and it has a made me curious.

GiveBIG is May 2! Let's rally.

GroundWire

The Seattle Foundation’s “GiveBIG” challenge is a really incredible community-wide fundraiser. and the most donations received by a single organization was The Seattle Public Library Foundation. To count toward the GiveBIG challenge, donations must be made between the hours of midnight and midnight (Pacific Time) on May 2, and they must be made through the Seattle Foundation website. Aw yeah, it’s GiveBIG time again.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Seattle, Washington: Mission-Driven Website Planning Workshop. Seattle, Washington: Springboard 2017 Graduation. Seattle, Washington: Targeted Volunteer Recruitment. Seattle, Washington: Up Your Understanding of Nonprofit Financial Statements.

Top 10 Most Generous Cities in the U.S.

Frogloop

Seattle, WA. The biggest movers in the top ten from the 2010 annual ranking are Seattle rising three spaces to number one; Cambridge, MA falling three spaces from number two to number five; and Ann Arbor, MI moving up three spaces from number nine to number six, said Convio. Ever wonder how charitable your city is? You’re in luck because Convio recently released their report on the 273 most generous cities across the United States.

The Knowledge is in the Room: How To Let It Out

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I facilitated an interactive keynote in Seattle at 2011 Tech for Good Leadership Summit sponsored by Microsoft Community Affairs , in partnership with NPower Seattle. By all accounts , the event held the space for peer learning. Watech4good Summit.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Seattle, Washington: King County Executive Director Forum. Seattle, Washington: What You Need to Know About Board Governance. Seattle, Washington: Fall Nonprofit Technology Speed Geek. Seattle, Washington: Recruit, Engage, and Retain a Great Board.

On June 23, Give Big and Get More!

GroundWire

On June 23, The Seattle Foundation is hosting GiveBIG, a community-wide day of online giving. The more money we bring in for Groundwire on Thursday, June 23, the more of the Seattle Foundation's stretch pool we receive. Just the facts: GiveBIG is ONE DAY only (Thursday June 23) Donate to Groundwire from 7am to midnight Donate to Groundwire through The Seattle Foundation website. One Day. Give Big and Get More. It's almost time to give big and get more.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Seattle, Washington: AdWords Success and Google Grants for Nonprofits. Seattle, Washington: King County Executive Director's Forum. Seattle, Washington: Exceptional Boards: How to Build a Powerful and Successful CEO/ED and Board Chair Team.

School Hallway

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