‘Tweet Me in St. Louis’ Is This Web Site’s Goal - NYTimes.com

AFP Blog

‘Tweet Me in St. Louis’ Is This Web Site’s Goal - NYTimes.com : The effort is being made through a new nonprofit organization, Rally St. Louis, that was introduced this month by Aaron Perlut and Brian Cross, two managing partners at a public relations agency in St. Louis named Elasticity. Unlike the traditional, top-down civic betterment campaigns that are backed by the likes of chambers of commerce, Rally St. Louis is taking a bottom-up approach

Jack Dorsey Pledges Fifth of Tech Firm Square to Charity - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

AFP Blog

Jack Dorsey Pledges Fifth of Tech Firm Square to Charity - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "Tech mogul Jack Dorsey has launched a foundation to aid needy communities around the world and will give it a nearly one-fifth stake in mobile-payments company Square, Quartz and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report.

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1-On-1 With Greg Damron – Part 1: “If You Build It, They May Not Come”

Wild Apricot Blog

This is the first in a 3-part blog series offering highlights of our 1-On-1 interview with Greg Damron, President, of ATD St. Louis. Small-Membership-Advisory-Community

College student's idea grows into electronics thrift store with a purpose

AFP Blog

College student's idea grows into electronics thrift store with a purpose : Angela Haas was a senior at St. Louis University when she got the idea to refurbish and resell old computers to other students. Now, a dozen years later, she's president of a nonprofit that last year recycled 7.5 million pounds of electronics and helped 5,500 families get computers free or for drastically reduced prices

1-On-1 With Greg Damron – Part 2: Building Community

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is Part 2 of our 3-part blog series of highlights of our 1-On-1 interview with Greg Damron of ATD St. Louis who offered insight on building community and offering membership value

5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Louis, Public Radio , Stray Rescue of St. Louis , Tenth Life Rescue , Tower Grove Park , UNICEF , Wilderness Society , Wildlife Conservation Society , Wildlife SOS.

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SEA Chapters

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Our first chapter was in St. Louis, and our second one in Baltimore, and more are forming all the time. I recently took on the role of chairing the Social Enterprise Alliance, the main grassroots group representing social enterprises in the U.S. and Canada. One of our new strategies to respond to the increasing demand for social enterprise knowledge is to encourage chapters to form. The initial chapters have just been starting this year.

Graduating Ally shares his unique perspective

ASU Lodestar Center

I was born the second oldest of six to a single mother on the north side of St. Louis, City. These clean-ups would inspire my family to host one of our own back home in St. Louis, in honor of my cousin who died last year due to gun violence.

New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good is based in St. Louis, Missouri and the vast majority of our webinars are scheduled to accommodate nonprofits on the East Coast of the United States and Canada and Western Europe.

8 Museum Apps Doing Good

Frogloop

Historic St. Louis apps by Missouri History Museum. iOS/Android: This app truly takes history outside the walls of the museum by mapping several hundred historic photos across St. Louis. Louis’ storied past. Historic St. Louis - iTunes App Store.

At #ASAE11

SocialFish

Just arrived in St Louis for ASAE’s annual meeting, so as usual this time of year we’re on either a bit of a blog hiatus for the next few days, or we’ll be doing some live blogging from the conference – we will play it by ear as always.

The 5 Hottest Nonprofit Conferences of Summer '16

EveryAction

The highly-anticipated, always exceptional Netroots Nation annual gathering is taking over downtown St. Louis at the end of this week. School may be out for the summer, but the educational, professional, and networking offerings for nonprofits are just getting started.

Who Counts? Grappling with Attendance as a Proxy for Impact

Museum 2.0

This summer, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch published the kind of "how sausage is made" story that rarely gets written about the arts. It''s about museum attendance and how the five big, free museums in St. Louis count it. At the St. The St. So perhaps the St.

11 Inspiring Nonprofit Facebook Timelines

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis :: facebook.com/contemporaryartmuseumstl.

TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

where donated Adobe Creative Suite software empowers homeless people in St. Louis through sales of a street newspaper, What’s Up Magazine. The TechSoup Global network has donated 9.7

Top 10 Most Generous Cities in the U.S.

Frogloop

Louis, MO. 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. Convio analyzed cities with total population of more than 100,000 based on per capita online giving and the total amount donated through the Convio platform. The average gift size remained steady in 2011 at about $65 with more than $435M donated to charities.

Museum 2.0 Rerun: What Does it Really Mean to Serve "Underserved" Audiences?

Museum 2.0

Last week, I had the honor and pleasure of giving a talk at an institution I''ve long admired: the Taylor Community Science Resource Center at the St. Louis Science Center. It doesn''t mean that these teenagers are any less valuable to the St. Louis Science Center or society as a whole than others. The Taylor Center is also explicitly not inside the St. Louis Science Center (although there are plans eventually to move to the main campus).

Most Generous Cities in America

Connection Cafe

Louis, MO. Author: Cheryl Black. How generous is your city? Check out the cities that made the top 10 for most generous online. Alexandria, VA. Cambridge, MA. Arlington, VA. Seattle, WA. Washington, DC. Berkeley, CA. San Francisco, CA. Ann Arbor, MI. Minneapolis, MN. The ranking comes from 273 cities with total population of more than 100,000 based on per capita online giving and total amount donated online through Convio’s online marketing and fundraising suite.

The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A Jewish cemetery in St. Louis was desecrated .

What Does it Really Mean to Serve "Underserved" Audiences?

Museum 2.0

Last week, I had the honor and pleasure of giving a talk at an institution I've long admired: the Taylor Community Science Resource Center at the St. Louis Science Center. It doesn't mean that these teenagers are any less valuable to the St. In the case of the St.

3 Nonprofit Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer (and How to Stand Out From the Crowd)

NonProfit Hub

Location: The America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. Summer convention season is just around the corner for nonprofit organizations, a good time for groups of all types to recruit and also promote their message. Conventions are also a great place for nonprofit workers to network and hear about the latest innovations and ideas.

How the Indianapolis Zoo Preserved their Visitor Experience with Dynamic Pricing

Connection Cafe

Woerner met with representatives from sports teams, including the St Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds, as well as Zoos from around the world to talk about their pricing models. In early October, Laura Beussman blogged about demand-based pricing for arts and culture organizations.

Solving homelessness, one tweet at a time

SocialFish

We met so many incredible people with such different stories: homeless men in the tunnels under Las Vegas, a family living in a by-the-week motel in St. Louis, homeless veterans in Albuquerque, and advocates, volunteers, and physicians who have dedicated their lives to solving this crisis.

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: NetSquared St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri. Saint Louis, Missouri: What Is NetSquared St. Louis? NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all!

Wired for Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Can’t quite figure out how St. Louis, Missouri snuck in there, but I’ll have to ask Gene Austin, our CEO who hails from there. Author: Sara Spivey.

Four Easy Ways to Land Corporate Donations

Connection Cafe

Habitat for Humanity St. Louis ’ CEO, Kimberly McKinney, stresses how participating in a volunteer event with visible results, such as building a home, can be a strong team-building activity for a company’s staff. Robert Bellovin is a Media Relations Coordinator at Software Advice.

The Key to Social Media ROI

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Avectra blog. We believe that Social CRM is the key to getting ROI out of social media activity. It’s that simple… and that complicated. So what is social CRM, you ask?

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TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

where donated Adobe Creative Suite software empowers homeless people in St. Louis through sales of a street newspaper, What’s Up Magazine. The TechSoup Global network has donated 9.7

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Signature Sounds, Writing It Down, and Picking Up Tabs.

Connection Cafe

My cube-mate is moving to St. Louis for six months. I’m horrible with goodbyes. I mean, horrible.

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Serious logistical expertise

gokubi.com

They had an event in St. Louis with at least 100,000 people. I’m about to head to Dreamforce , Salesforce’s annual user conference. Last year it was 5,000 people. This year could be as many as 10,000. It’s a big conference with tons of logistics. But check out what the Obama campaign pulled off yesterday. And then followed it up with a 75,000 person rally in Kansas City.

The Biggest Social Media Scandals, Fails, and Blunders of 2013

SocialFish

Last year a waitress from St. Louis posted a photo of a customer’s receipt which read “I give God 10 percent, why do you get 18?” Guest post by Yazmin Gray. ——-.

TechSoup Honors Unsung Heroes

Tech Soup Blog

Betty Martin is director of the Cape Girardeau Public Library , which is located about 115 miles southeast of St. Louis. From time to time, we love to feature the great work of people and organizations that we admire.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Successfully Going Mobile

Amy Sample Ward

St Louis Volunteen won, two Millennials are the ones that developed it – geolocation app to find volunteering opportunities, find contests, find things tied to schools, and sharing on social media. Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit.

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City Museum Video Contest: Cool Idea. What Happened?

Museum 2.0

A couple months ago, I read with great excitement about the St. Louis City Museum's amateur video contest. Other St. Louis film blogs and websites picked up the story. I'm not in St. Louis.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Stray Rescue of St. Louis is a much-loved no-kill rescue that consistently writes and shares great rescue stories. Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits.

I'm Enroute to Cambodia: From Logan to LAX and Productive Blogging Tip

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They said, no you're going to St. Louis.

Tales of faux donors scamming charities

Robert Weiner

These tales were provided by Barbara Esteve at Cedar Crest College, Roylene Gallas at the Little City Foundation, Don Martin at St. The husband portrayed themselves as major philanthropists from St. Louis and he also claimed to be a great friend of the late Yul Brynner and had started up a foundation that carried Yul Brynner’s name with several million in assets. True, I found some photos of the two of them at a black tie gala in St.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

CSPRC / St. Louis, MO / Price TBA. Netroots Nation / St. Louis, MO / Less than $500. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

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

Connection Cafe

Louis. Port St. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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On White Privilege and Museums

Museum 2.0

I recall one particularly ugly incident in St. Louis in which museum marketers required staff members to delink a signature youth program's web presence from the main site because the kids involved were "too black" for the brand image of the institution.