‘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

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

Wild Apricot

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

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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 2: Building Community

Wild Apricot

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

On a Blog Break Until August 1!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My family and I are in the process of moving from St. Louis, Missouri to Tucson, AZ. Hi everyone! I need to take a break from blogging until August 1. To write the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. There’s not much new to write about social media and fundraising these days.

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 3: Events and Welcoming New Members

Wild Apricot

Here is our final post in our 1-On-1 interview series with Greg Damron of ATD St. Louis. In this post, Greg offers insight into his organization''s event planning and member welcoming processes as well as some final words of advice for his membership peers

Association Social Media Jobs – Marketing/Communications November 3

SocialFish

Here are this week’s jobs ( click here for the MOST up to date list ): Communications and Marketing Manager | Fusion Management/Fusion Meetings & Events Associate Director for Marketing - College Communications | Bristol Community College Executive Director of Business Marketing Association NYC Chapter | Business Marketing Association Marketing Communications Manager | Ambulatory Surgery Center Association MC-Part-Time-Project Associate I-Campus Marketing and Communications | St.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The IMPACT Conference / St. Louis, MO / Not available. National Urban League / St. Louis, MO / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

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.

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.

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 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. From our 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar , here are five hot summer events that are sure to bring the heat. 2016 Nonprofit Marketing Conference.

The Key to Social Media ROI

SocialFish

Join me, Maddie Grant (SocialFish), Sterling Raphael (Avectra) and Tom Myroniak from the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) at #ASAE11 in St Louis on Social CRM for Associations: Future Trends for Managing Member Data , (Monday August 8 at 3:15 pm) to hear how one association is thinking through these ideas. So what is social CRM, you ask? Here’s our simplified definition: Social CRM is the discipline of applying social media to membership management.

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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. Choose a photo from the map or gallery to learn about the architecture, the context behind the image, and related anecdotes from St. Louis’ storied past. Historic St. Louis - iTunes App Store. The Civil War in St. Louis - iTunes App Store.

5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits donated to: Alley Cat Allies , Amboseli Trust for Elephants , Animal Legal Defense Fund , AWARE Trust , Conservation International , Environmental Defense Fund , Electronic Frontier Foundation , Global Sanctuary for Elephants , Human Rights Watch , Innocence Project , Marshall Project , NRDC , Ocean Conservancy , Performing Animal Welfare Society , Sea Turtle Conservancy , She Should Run , Snow Leopard Trust , St. Louis, Public Radio , Stray Rescue of St.

11 Inspiring Nonprofit Facebook Timelines

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis :: facebook.com/contemporaryartmuseumstl. Most nonprofits have not yet upgraded to the new Facebook Timeline for Pages design, but as more and more admins begin to realize that the Timeline design and tool set is much more than just uploading a photo to the top of your page, I think we’ll see many of our favorite nonprofits take the leap and upgrade before the mandatory roll out of Facebook Timeline to all pages on March 30.

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).

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. All webinars are presented live and not recorded ( for good reasons☻) , so nonprofits in Australia and Oceania are often unable to attend live unless they are willing to wake up very early.

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.

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. Louis Science Center, the focus of the article, there was a particularly creative perspective on attendance, including numbers for offsite board meetings, parades where staff made a showing, and attendance at a school next door.

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.

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. This is a guest post from Danny Alpert, Executive Producer, @home. Danny – thanks for sharing this valuable story. Three years ago, I started a journey with an incredible guy.

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.

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.

The Key to Social Media ROI

SocialFish

Join me, Maddie Grant (SocialFish), Sterling Raphael (Avectra) and Tom Myroniak from the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) at #ASAE11 in St Louis on Social CRM for Associations: Future Trends for Managing Member Data , (Monday August 8 at 3:15 pm) to hear how one association is thinking through these ideas. This post originally appeared on the Avectra blog. We believe that Social CRM is the key to getting ROI out of social media activity.

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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.

6 Reasons SEO Is Important to Nonprofits and Why

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your organization will rank better for searches that include your area like “dog rescue St. Louis,” and rank without an area mention, like “dog rescue.” By Maryanne Dersch , a speaker, coach, and creator of the Superstar Fundraising Academy. She is also the author of Courageous Communication: How Codependence Is Making Your Nonprofit Brand Boring and What to Do About It.

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. Before joining Software Advice, he worked as an Account Manager for Granite Public Affairs and as a Deputy Campaign Manager for a U.S. Congressional campaign.

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 million technology products to 183,000 social benefit organizations in 40 countries across the world. Sure, the numbers are impressive, but even more impressive is the impact those technology product donations have made.

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. posted by Damonte Johnson Class 12 Public Ally. My story with Public Allies Arizona starts years before I even walked into a job fair and met my former program manager.

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. You would think I would have the perfect see-ya-later wave almost down to an art by now, especially considering I’m living 700 miles away from friends and family (despite me trying everything except putting for-sale signs in their yards to get them to move closer). But no. I’m a crier- a really, really ugly crier.

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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! The exact format isn't important, as long as we are consistently gathering the nonprofit and tech communities together so that they can learn from each other. However, our organizers are currently very keen on social media surgeries.

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 million technology products to 183,000 social benefit organizations in 40 countries across the world. Sure, the numbers are impressive, but even more impressive is the impact those technology product donations have made.

Disability Vocational Training – “Start Earlier, Push Harder”

Vertex Systems

’ The meeting Wednesday was the first of five that will be held throughout the state, including others in Jefferson City, St. Louis, Springfield and Kansas City.

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! We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences and forums, informal trainings, and more that will be taking place all over the world, focusing on essential topics like: Nonprofit management.

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. This session focuses on how to successfully get started with mobile technology, with Tonia Zampieri from Smart Online presenting. Millennial Distinctions. about 85 Million.

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Have you written your Humanize review yet?

SocialFish

Bill Sheridan , Editor at Maryland Association of CPAs, St Louis, MO. Jamie Notter and I are amazed – and humbled – what people are saying about our book Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. It blows us away, actually. There are many good reviews on Amazon already, but here are some of our favorite blog reviews: Danny Brown, Director of Retention and Social Media at Jugnoo, Inc.

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. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States. For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis.

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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.

#ASAE11 iPad app rants and raves

SocialFish

If you see me in St Louis with my nose in my iPad, come say hello! True confession: I destroy conference programs. Ironic, considering all of the hours I used to put into creating them back during my conference management days. But they’re big, heavy, and complicated. I usually only need a few pages from the book, so I tear out that day’s agenda, and leave the rest in my room.

How Do You Make a Nonprofit Board Not Boring?

Have Fun - Do Good

When working with the Girl Scouts in St. Louis, we took the board members to one of our camps for an overnight.