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13+ Lovely Valentine’s Day Fundraising Ideas and Strategies for 2022

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billion ( National Retail Foundation 2017 Survey ) Father’s Day: $15.5 billion ( NRF 2017 Survey ) Halloween: $9.1 billion ( NRF 2017 Survey ) Easter: $18.4B ( NRF 2017 ) Valentine’s Day: $18.2 billion ( NRF 2017 Survey ).

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5 Social Media Stats That’ll Help Your Nonprofit Understand Audiences

TechImpact

And what’s this I hear about teens leaving Facebook for other social networks, is this true? According to a recent survey conducted by LinkedIn , reading industry news posted on the professional social networking site was the top reason for users under 35 to log on and check their feeds. 76% of Tumblr and 74% of Instagram users are teens. We know our audiences are out there on social media.

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Using Data to Change the World: How DoSomething.Org Does It

Tech Soup Blog

DoSomething.org has a big social change goal: To harness teenage energy and unleash it through national campaigns on causes teens care about. Their measurable goal is to get 5 million active teen members engaged in social change campaigns by 2015. This clever sex education campaign is an updated version of the teen pregnancy education program where young people carried eggs around and pretend they are babies. Impact : They did a survey to measure this.

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Big Data Without Defining Success First Is A Big Mistake

Beth Kanter

DoSomething.org has a big hairy social change goal: To harnesses teenage energy and unleash it on causes teens care about by launching a national campaign. Their measurable goal is to get 5 million active teen members engaged in social change campaigns by 2015. Their use of social media, mobile, and data all strategically selected and use to reach that goal. It was a text campaign where teens opted in to receive texts on their mobile phones from the “baby.”

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Everyday Innovation: Using Technology to Improve Your Services

Care2

Working with our new partners at MAP for Nonprofits , we surveyed 180 Minnesota human services organizations about the technologies they were using, and then followed up with 13 of them in detailed interviews. In one example that’s elegant in its simplicity, a staff member at a small organization observed that, while all the teens in a mentoring program carried cell phones and used them frequently, few would answer phone calls or emails.

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Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

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Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project : Overview Teens and young adults brought up from childhood with a continuous connection to each other and to information will be nimble, quick-acting multitaskers who count on the Internet as their external brain and who approach problems in a different way from their elders, according to a new survey of technology experts

How to Create a Volunteer Handbook Your Volunteers Will Use

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Can a child or teen volunteer with their parent’s permission? Is there a survey? If your organization relies on volunteers, even just a little, you need a volunteer handbook that spells out expectations, policies, and procedures.

Great reads from around the web on February 11th

Amy Sample Ward

Today's teens also plan to be generous when they get older. More than 75% say they will regularly give to charity, versus 63% in 1989, according to a nationwide survey by the Girl Scout Research Institute of 3,263 students in grades three through 12." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 11th).

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Meditations on Relevance, Part 3: Who Decides What's Relevant?

Museum 2.0

Here are two examples: Our Youth Programs Manager, Emily Hope Dobkin, wanted to find a way to support teens at the museum. Emily started by honing in on local teens' assets: creativity, activist energy, desire to make a difference, desire to be heard, free time in the afternoon. She surveyed existing local programs. It's rooted in the assets and needs of creative teens in our County. The program works because it is teen-centered, not museum-centered.

Using Everyday Technology to Improve Your Services

NTEN

MAP for Nonprofits and Idealware collaborated on six months of research that began with a survey of 180 human service organizations in Minnesota. One small organization, for example, is using text messages to communicate with teens who participate in a mentoring program. A staff member observed that, though all the teens carried cell phones and used them frequently, few would answer phone calls or emails.

Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System

Beth Kanter

The presentation draws from a 2012 survey of the “ Always On Generation ” that provides insights from experts on the benefits and drawbacks of a hyperconnected life and how it is rewiring the young people’s brains. The most recent Pew Internet Project Internet and technology use studies show how immersed teens and young adults are in the online environment and how tied they are to the mobile and social sides of it.

Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A simple audience survey to learn: How is your target audience using their mobile phones? Certainly, these and other questions would be a good start for a survey. Qwerty Monsters are teens, age 13-17, who have gone mad for texting on their mobile phones. Google and Microsoft sent me mobile phones in response to my complaints about the Apple iPhone in-app donation policy. Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in the final #zoogood Twitter chat of 2010.

Six Things to Know in Nonprofit Technology News

Tech Soup Blog

A recent study by California nonprofit Community Technology Alliance found that almost 70% of the homeless people surveyed in their county did have a mobile phone. One survey participant referred to her phone as a "lifeline," further adding: "With a reliable cell phone, I will be able to function as an independent person." Read up on "ingestible" electronic pills, cloud storage price wars, how the Star Trek Tricorder has come to life, and more.

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How Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ Raised over $10M in 1 Day!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From the looks of our post-event survey data and Google traffic reports, social media played a big part, particularly Facebook. Here are some highlights from our post-event nonprofit survey*: • 55.4 And, here are some highlights from our post-event donor survey*: • 61.2 Percentages were in the teens for those who heard about the event via television, radio, newspaper, Facebook/Twitter and friends). Survey remains open.

Thank You To the Max: Minnesota Give to Max Day Raised $13.4 Million in 24 Hours

Beth Kanter

Here are some highlights from our post-event nonprofit survey (Total nonprofits who completed the survey as of 12/01/11 = 380): 61 percent of respondents said social media worked best for promoting Give to the Max Day (79 percent said sending out email promotions worked best. Note from Beth: The 3rd annual Minnesota Give to Max Day took place last month. The campaign has been profiled on this blog since it started.

Protecting Yourself from Malware with Better Password Security

Tech Soup Blog

adults, a recent YouGov survey still found that 28 percent of adults use the same passwords for most of their online accounts. Find out how TechSoup and Symantec are making a difference in the lives of at-risk teens. In Week 1 of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) we looked at spoofed emails , cybercriminals' preferred method of spreading malware.

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Consumer Attitudes Toward Mobile Giving

NTEN

For this reason, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) commissioned primary research to survey consumers about text-to-give fundraising for the benefit of the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada and charities that use mobile giving. Research firm Quorus Consulting Group polled 2,003 teens and adults in April 2011. The results of the survey were very encouraging for the current and future state of mobile giving.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) supports library staff in alleviating the challenges teens face and putting all teens ‒ especially those with greatest need ‒ on the path to successful and fulfilling lives. To ensure that librarians and library workers have the skills needed to engage, educate and support teens, YALSA offers a wealth of continuing education activities, including e-learning and a biennial symposium.

Millennials: How to Gain the Loyalty of Younger Generations

Connection Cafe

It might seem scary that the future of the nonprofit sector will soon be in the hands of teens and college graduates who seem to only care about whatever is displayed on the screen of their smartphone or tablet. workforce—84% of the 1,584 millennial workers surveyed made a charitable contribution last year. In the 2014 Millennial Impact Report, 47 percent of the 1,514 employed millennials surveyed said they had volunteered for a cause or nonprofit in the past month.

Learn to Love Your Local Data

Museum 2.0

Want to know how many kids ate fruits and vegetables, or how many teens graduated high school, or how many people are homeless? Not only do they aggregate existing data, they do a bi-annual phone survey to tackle questions like "have you been discriminated against in the last year?" Last month at the AAM conference, a speaker said, "we should all be using measures of quality of life to measure success at our museums." I got excited. "We

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth Kanter

As Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program® began to be replicated across the nation, the need to capture learning in a more sophisticated way grew right along with the growth of replication. There are lots of ways to collect data on the current practices of your organization- common best practices are surveying and interviewing. Administer a Survey Pilot. Note From Beth: Many of us don’t value taking the time for intentional learning within our organizations.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

To clarify, the statistic does not come from a random population-based survey. In contrast, the data suggests that young men, particularly teens 15 to 19 were at the greatest risk for forced recruitment as combatants.

Creating Buy-In for a Data Culture at Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

One way to foster this begins with open dialogue discussions for staff to ask questions, surveys to learn about attitudes and pre-existing skill level, staff-wide training, and dedicated staff time. Whole Whale has been working with Power Poetry, the largest online platform for teen poets in the U.S., So you work at Nonprofit XYZ and increasingly you hear about other organizations' success in utilizing Google Analytics to increase impact.

[VIDEO] How To Lead And Manage In Our New Nonprofit Work Reality

Bloomerang

So I can tell y’all that stuff, y’all, but I’ll tell you my most important job and how I really, really learned to hone my leadership skills was as solo mama to this teen who, my friends, she has the mack daddy of all summer jobs.

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4 Important Membership Trends Every Museum Needs to Consider

Connection Cafe

The teens coming into adulthood are more likely than adults (57% vs. 49%) to pay more for brands that support the causes or organizations important to them. For example, the New England Museum Association Membership Survey uncovered that 67% of Museums use both email and mail to contact members to remind them to renew their membership. It’s 2019, and a whole lot is changing in the museum and nonprofit world.

API Evaluation Framework is here! | Beaconfire Wire

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YouTube’s new Nonprofit Offering | Beaconfire Wire

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When in Your Life Were You Most Afraid to Talk to Strangers?

Museum 2.0

One pair of girls did a survey in a grocery store about whether "the grass is always greener on the other side." For me, the experience changed my perspective on what teens want from social environments and encounters. It's easy to forget that teens are most comfortable being social with those they already know, not people who are unknown to them. Yesterday, I did a workshop with some local teenage girls in an after school program.

Research Friday: Out-of-School Time Programs for Latino Youth

ASU Lodestar Center

This immigration paradox has contributed to the teen pregnancy rates among Latinas, which is currently higher than any other major race/ethnic group in the U.S., National youth gang survey analysis. posted by. Ariel Rodríguez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. ASU School of Community Resources & Development. Welcome to Research Friday !

Suffering from Social Network Withdrawal | Beaconfire Wire

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Web site monitoring tools | Beaconfire Wire

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SxSW Wrapup | Beaconfire Wire

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Social bookmarking PR requires sustained community participation | Beaconfire Wire

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Feeling overloaded? | Beaconfire Wire

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How Your Nonprofit Can Reach Babyboomers with Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The share of adult internet users who have a profile on an online social network site has more than quadrupled in the past four years -- from 8% in 2005 to 35% now, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project's December 2008 tracking survey. And even Silent Generation internet users are competitive when it comes to email (although teens might point out that this is proof that email is for old people).

Blackbaud acquires Target Software | Beaconfire Wire

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Trust Me, Know Me, Love Me: Trust in the Participatory Age

Museum 2.0

Last month, the IMLS published a report on a survey of 1,700 people, with similar findings about trustworthiness of museums and libraries, and some great added information about how use of the internet benefits both museums (with higher in-person visitation) and visitors (with more ways to find information of interest). Would you trust a survey report about consumer confidence in meat safety commissioned by the beef industry? Many of the teens write, "learn with us.

Groundswell Book Club Part 1: Listening

Museum 2.0

Surveys, interviews, tracking studies, and exhibit evaluations are often isolated events, and the information gleaned is specific to particular projects. When I watch the videos teens created at the Exploratorium and post on YouTube, I see the aspects of the exhibits they thought were most important to share with their classmates. A survey provides answers.

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The Ethics of AdBlock | Beaconfire Wire

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