Tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina: Is Slacktivism Really a Bad Thing?

Connection Cafe

I had only lived in Charleston, SC three short weeks before the city I was coming to know and love was turned upside down. Tragedy struck this town when Dylann Roof entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on a quiet Wednesday night and took nine innocent lives.

Personal Mission and Renewed Motivation: Thoughts from the South Carolina Federation of Museums Conference

Connection Cafe

I recently had the pleasure of attending the South Carolina Federation of Museums Conference in Florence, SC.

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Free South Carolina Disaster Home Cleanup Hotline Available Now

VisionLink

7, 2015 – From now through October 31st, Information Technology Disaster Resource Center ( www.ITDRC.org ), Humanity Road ( www.HumanityRoad.org ), and VisionLink ( www.VisionLink.org ), are staffing and supporting a free hotline for the survivors of the South Carolina floods.

News Channel 7, Upstate South Carolina - National

AFP Blog

News Channel 7, Upstate South Carolina - National: "MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Billionaire Carlos Slim said he doesn't care if he is the world's richest man and promised to donate hundreds of thousands of laptop computers to Mexican children.The Mexican telecom mogul pledged Thursday to donate 250,000 low-cost laptops to children by the end of the year and as many as 1 million in 2008, saying 'digital.

Blackbaud, small firms attract local tech talent, even from each other | The Post and Courier - Charleston, South Carolina

AFP Blog

Blackbaud, small firms attract local tech talent, even from each other | The Post and Courier - Charleston, South Carolina

400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

South Carolina’s Natural Treasures Need You, Steve. FW: South Carolina’s Natural Treasures Need You, Steve. Special Olympics South Carolina News. South Carolina’s Natural Treasures Need You, Steve. Here it is!

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[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. Best for: from the c-suite to the intern desk, SCANPO (the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations) has created a program for its conference that has something for everyone.

Save Your Libraries: They're Good for the Economy

Have Fun - Do Good

In South Carolina, the total direct and indirect return on investment for every $1 spent on the state's public libraries by South Carolina state and local governments is $4.48 - nearly 350 percent.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

South Africa / $250. South Africa. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences + Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies.

Scanning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes

NetWits

Before I show you some easy ways to generate QR codes, here are some examples of how nonprofits are using them: Be Rare Contest, South Carolina Aquarium.

[Case Study] Why Nonprofits Should Save Some Marketing Budget for Facebook Advertising

SocialFish

She develops and manages tactics to improve performance and manages an account management team in Marketing Mojo’s Charleston, South Carolina office. Guest post by Amanda Sides.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit is the state’s largest and most comprehensive conference designed specifically by and for leaders in the nonprofit sector.

300 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Act Now: Nature in South Carolina Needs You. Act Now: Nature Needs You in South Carolina. You Make an Incredible Difference in South Carolina. __ eNews: Read Our Review of the Top Binoculars of 2013.

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Story-Led Change: A Photojournalist’s Thoughts on the Power of Storytelling

Connection Cafe

I recently visited Water Missions International’s headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina. I was lucky enough to sit down with Sean Sheridan , photojournalist, author and speaker who has spent nearly two decades elevating people and brands through storytelling, to learn more about his focus on storytelling through imagery and how his work amplifies the cause-minded organizations he partners with.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

the Central Carolina Community Foundation had organized a big party at the city’s minor-league ballpark to celebrate its giving day, Midland Gives, staged in conjunction with Give Local America. This year, the Central Carolina Community Foundation had even bigger goals.

450 Email Subject Lines From End of Year Fundraising

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Special Olympics South Carolina News. For several years now, January 1st not only means the beginning of the New Year, but also an opportunity to look at trends in year-end fundraising emails from nonprofit organizations.

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QR Codes, Electronic Devices,Nonprofits, and Concert Etiquette

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Chad Norman shares a post of some interesting nonprofit examples , including one from the South Carolina Aquarium that created the Be Rare Contest , which used QR codes as the focus of a city-wide scavenger hunt. Joe Waters shares an example used for Cause Marketing.

Webinar: eCampaign 2012 - Killer Tactics to Drive Elections with Online Fundraising And Social Media

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Eric has an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Political Science from the University of Wyoming. In addition to his work in the environmental advocacy arena, Eric has extensive experience working on political and issue campaigns from Wyoming to South Africa.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America. Durham, North Carolina: Happy Hour Reception. Greenville, South Carolina: QuickBooks Made Easy.

Preparing for Hurricane Irene | BlackbaudKnowHow.com

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Preparing for Hurricane Irene | BlackbaudKnowHow.com : Here at Blackbaud’s headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina, we’ve been closely monitoring Hurricane Irene. We have detailed contingency plans to ensure we’re able to provide support from off-site locations, including our support office in Indianapolis, for down and critical issues during times of disasters.

Guest Post by Porchia Moore: Performing Blackness--Museums, Mammies, and Me

Museum 2.0

Kara Walker, The Emancipation Approximation (Scene 18) This guest post was written by Porchia Moore, a third year doctoral candidate in Library Science and Museum Management at the University of South Carolina. It took place in the Deep South.

Webinar: Monthly Donors, Social Media, and Cross-Channel Integration: Critical Tactics to Boost Your Fundraising in 2013

Frogloop

Eric has an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Political Science from the University of Wyoming. In addition to his work in the environmental advocacy arena, Eric has extensive experience working on political and issue campaigns from Wyoming to South Africa. Make 2013 the year your fundraising comes of age.

The Conversation around Funding Technology

Idealware

Tina Arnoldi, Director of Technology at Coastal Community Foundation (of South Carolina). We love talking about technology. While that may be the understatement of the year, it’s true. But for Idealware it goes beyond that. We want to talk about technology in a way that directly connects nonprofits to the right technologies. And often, that conversation turns to funding. Needless to say, that conversation can become complicated.

Webinar: 10 Ways to Supercharge Your Online Fundraising Campaigns

Frogloop

Eric has an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Political Science from the University of Wyoming. In addition to his work in the environmental advocacy arena, Eric has extensive experience working on political and issue campaigns from Wyoming to South Africa. Most online fundraising begins and ends with email.

Say Goodbye to Wireframes

Connection Cafe

Being outside in the oppressive heat of a South Carolina summer, enjoying the 110+ degree heat, drinking gallons of water and watching a project that I budgeted, planned, sketched, and finally built come together gave me a real sense of accomplishment and personal satisfaction.

New Staff - Welcome Aboard

VisionLink

Thanks to Nevada, Texas, South Carolina, and Colorado--wonderful customers who were willing to share some of their time and insight, helping to orient the new staff. Pleased to report that we have just finished a week of orientation and training for two new account managers a new customer service manager. Chris, Joanne, and Joan bring great professional backgrounds and keenly useful experience to their roles, and we are certainly pleased to welcome them aboard!

News by the Spoonful: Smart Garbage, Give App, and More

Tech Soup Blog

Charleston County, South Carolina has already been using them for some years now. Four quick bits of news: a new life for New York City pay phones, a more "conversational" way to search for information, the recently-launched Give app, and smart garbage.

Net Tuesdays around the world: 6 new groups!

Amy Sample Ward

Asheville, South Carolina. Charleston, South Carolina. I’m so excited about these new groups! Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.). Every month, the NetSquared community comes together offline in cities around the world at Net Tuesday events to mix, swap stories and ideas, build new relationships, and collaborate.

DonorsChoose.org Moving money into SC schools like TySheoma Betheas!

Network-Centric Advocacy

The eight-grader from Dillon, South Carolina was in attendance because of the letter she wrote to Congress , about her school’s terrible condition. To make a difference in high-poverty South Carolina classrooms like Ty’Sheoma’s, you can start here.

Celebrating TechSoup's Talented and Extraordinary Customer Service Team

Tech Soup Blog

Khadijah Henfield came to us just under a year ago from Charleston, South Carolina. In recognition of Customer Service Week this year, we'd like you to meet some of our awesome employees.

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On TV last night I saw the opening line of Bush’s victory speech in South Carolina in 2000. “South Carolina has spoken!&#

Nonprofit Technology News: Help for Charities to Develop Mobile Giving Capacity

Tech Soup Blog

Charleston County, South Carolina has already been using them for some years now. Our lead story in this issue of TechSoup’s Nonprofit Technology News is the creation of the Mobile Giving Alliance that will help charities develop their mobile giving.

990 Grace Period: The Clock Is Ticking

Tech Soup Blog

Human services organizations and fraternal societies seem to be particularly at-risk, as are organizations in Mississippi and South Carolina. If your U.S.-based based nonprofit still hasn't filed its 2009 Form 990, the clock is ticking.

Facebook Philanthropos

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The charity that I was raising money for built its preschool building with $35,000 in quarters raised from school children in schools throughout Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina.

10NTC: Alia McKee on Using Humor in Nonprofit Communications

Tech Soup Blog

Alia talks about a couple of recent examples where nonprofits used humor just in their everyday outreach or marketing (one of the Sierra Club's recent emails riffing on a certain South Carolina governor) as well as a larger-scale example of an organization using self-deprecating humor to great effect (the Environmental Defense Fund's Adopt-a-Nerd Campaign ).

Eulogy for my father

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, Pawleys Island, South Carolina, October 24, 2009. Three weeks ago was my Dad's memorial service. A few times a year, I share something outside of the tech enterprise field on the Beneblog. The Definition of a Gentleman Eulogy for James R. Fruchterman, Sr. When my brother Bill was leaving to join the Army, our father took him aside and asked him to write down a quotation.

Replay: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Eric has an MBA from the Carey School ofBusiness at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in government andinternational studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS inpolitical science from the University of Wyoming.

Webinar: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Eric has an MBA from the Carey School ofBusiness at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in government andinternational studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS inpolitical science from the University of Wyoming.

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In South Carolina, where the Confederate Flag still flies, we built a powerful coalition of African Americans and white Americans. We saw racial tensions bubble to the surface during the week before the South Carolina primary.