Give It Forward with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee - Community Foundation

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Give It Forward with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee - Community Foundation : December 7, 2011 through January 5, 2012, we’re asking you to remember an experience of charitable or personal giving that was meaningful, joyful or touching.

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee Adoptions. For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 10 holiday tribute gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping.

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The Big Payback is Coming!

Connection Cafe

Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, and created to increase philanthropy in Middle Tennessee counties, The Big Payback is a 24-hour online giving event. Middle Tennessee relies on the essential work of nonprofits in the region.

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Tennessee. Tennessee charitable registration: $50 ($0 if exempt). The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Are you an iCitizen?

SocialFish

iCitizen announced today that Republican Congressman Marsha Blackburn and Democratic Congressman Jim Cooper , representatives from Tennessee, are headlining the iCitizen National Launch Celebration on November 19, 2013 in Washington D.C.

Due diligence before you donate

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Mandy Fricke. Community Manager. Nursing@Georgetown. Americans donate nearly $300 billion annually to more than 1.2 million charities and religious groups, according to Giving USA.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Nashville, Tennessee: Apps4Change Demo Breakfast — Nashville — September 2017. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5.

Is Your State an Employment First State?

Vertex Systems

Tennessee. . . What is the EFSLMP? The Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program is an initiative from the Office of Disability Employment Policy, a division of the Department of Labor. . Purpose of EFSLMP.

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands by Carol Cone.

Best of the Web: December 2015

Idealware

Technology Helps Food Banks Handle Holiday Surge , WSJ “Each year, food donations coming in to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee surge from November through December to nearly double what the charity receives in the rest of the year. … Time always seems to accelerate as the end of a year approaches.

Five Winning Attributes of Winning Fundraisers

NonProfit Hub

One evening I called a jovial gentleman from Tennessee. Major-gifts officers, and fundraisers in general, need to be a lot of things to be successful at what they do. Let’s take a look at some of the winning attributes of winning fundraisers. The last one may surprise you! (1)

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

Students can text Suicide Prevention Crisis Line for free The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) and Crisis Text Line, a free, 24/7 text-messaging support line for people in crisis, recently announced the launch of a partnership bringing crisis support to anyone in the state.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

TSPN Launches Crisis Support Via Text Message Statewide CrisisText is expanding into Tennessee.

Five Signs Your Nonprofit Is Ready to Migrate Your Database to the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

Tal Frankfurt is the Founder and CEO of Cloud for Good , a Tennessee-based nonprofit and cloud consulting company. In our 2012 Global Cloud Survey we found that only 12 percent of respondents, mostly from larger organizations, are using cloud-based client relationship management (CRM) database services like Salesforce for Nonprofits , or Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sandy Rees: @SandyRees from East Tennessee. Last week I asked the followers of @NonprofitOrgs to nominate their favorite nonprofit bloggers. The list below is the result of that “Tweet Out&#. Some on the list are very known in the nonprofit sector, and others are completely under the radar and providing some very valuable resources to the nonprofit sector.

Thank You RCI Customers!

Tech Soup Blog

Gosh, has it been nine years now since I started TechSoup's Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) program?

Searching For The World's 2012 Fittest CEO

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The entire event will be hosted at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee. The CEO Endurance World Championship is a made-for-TV event covering six grueling stages of competition from September 13 - 16, 2012 , and featuring 25 top CEOs that combine success in business with a healthy and fit lifestyle. Each of the six stages is designed to test the CEOs - mixing strategy with endurance - and at the same time be very entertaining to watch.

St. Jude Uses Text Messages to Boost Event Turnout and Participation

Mobile Commons

Jude home base of Memphis, Tennessee). Jude Children’s Research Hospital is modernizing their events for the digital era, using text messaging to streamline event sign-in and keep engagement high.

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Legacy of Hope Austin: Dreams for Kids with Special Needs

Tech Soup Blog

In fact, 2dance2dream opened a satellite branch in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in February 2015 and has been approached by professional dance schools in Dallas, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.

Nonprofits of the Month :: August 2010 :: Animal Sanctuaries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook: The Elephant Sanctuary of Tennessee. Animal sanctuaries exist because there are places, people and things that animals need sanctuary from. Chimps are used in labs for animal testing. Elephants are forced to perform silly tricks through submission in circuses.

Cloud for Good Recommendations for 10 Free Online Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Cloud for Good is a Memphis, Tennessee nonprofit consulting company that was founded by Tal. Such a wonderful array of good IT tips and other information flows through TechSoup's community forums that it's hard to keep up. Since our recent cloud computing campaign I've been staying alert to new and useful online services for nonprofits and libraries. Tal Frankfurt? of Cloud for Good posted a great list of 10 free online tools for nonprofits on our forums that I wanted to highlight here.

Happy Turkey Day

SocialFish

So I'm sitting here at my desk, enjoying some "me" time for the first time in a really long while - it's super quiet, Mike left a short while ago, David is already in California with his family; the phone stopped ringing around 11 am (except for calls from jnott - I promised to help him stay awake on his long drive through the diagonally endless state of Virginia, to Tennessee.

Buy & Sell Stuff on eBay and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Bernie Berlin is a Tennessee-based blogger , mixed media artist and manager of a one-woman dog rescue operation, A Place to Bark. In September, she asked her readers and organization's supporters to donate artwork to be auctioned on eBay. The first phase of the auction raised $1,198.93 for 28 items. You can see some of the items that are left on A Place to Bark's homepage on Mission Fish. Mission Fish is the nonprofit that powers the eBay Giving Works program.

ILoveMountains.org Blogger's Challenge (You Can Help If You Aren't a Blogger Too!)

Have Fun - Do Good

Primarily, mountaintop removal is occurring in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. iLoveMountains.org is a campaign to stop mountaintop removal for coal mining. What is mountaintop removal you ask? From the iLoveMountains.org web site: "Mountaintop removal is a relatively new type of coal mining that began in Appalachia in the 1970s as an extension of conventional strip mining techniques.

How Does Limited Liability Affect a Nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

Tennessee. posted by. Steve Cook. Attorney. Cook & Cook. How Does Limited Liability Affect a Nonprofit? Limited liability entities are often formed (at least in part) to protect the assets of for-profit business owners from the financial obligations of a particular business.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In 2008, we had the Tennessee coal ash spill , which was billed as “the largest environmental disaster of its kind in the United States.&#

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs

Have Fun - Do Good

Example: Green for All posted about how Green for All Supports Local Green Jobs Corps in Tennessee. Next week I'll be teaching a session about blogging during a nonprofit social media webinar, We Are Media, presented by NTEN. As part of my preparation, it seems like a good time to update my 2006 post, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Us Blogs , and my 2007 post, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause.

"It Is What It Is," and the Challenges of Dialogue-Focused Exhibits

Museum 2.0

Or this one of the team touring a farm in Tennessee and discussing the differences between American and Iraqi burial rituals. I sat down this morning to write a negative review of an exhibit. Now, two hours of YouTube exploration later, I'm not sure what I think.

NetCentric Advocacy: Rosa Parks: Thank You

Network-Centric Advocacy

She had attended a session the summer before at the Highlander Folk Center, the educational center for workers rights and racial equality in Tennessee. She had attended a session the summer before at the Highlander Folk Center, the educational center for workers rights and racial equality in Tennessee. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

In 2008, we had the Tennessee coal ash spill , which was billed as “the largest environmental disaster of its kind in the United States.&# This post was written by Rob Reed. He is the founder of MomentFeed , a location-based marketing, strategy, and technology firm.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

In 2008, we had the Tennessee coal ash spill , which was billed as “the largest environmental disaster of its kind in the United States.&# This post was written by Rob Reed. He is the founder of MomentFeed , a location-based marketing, strategy, and technology firm.

Nonprofit CRM Trends Plus How to Choose an eCRM - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

He grew up in Tennessee, got a history degree from Harvard, worked in Manhattan for the Edison Project, then bought a home in Toronto where he rests and plays with his wife and their two sons ages 11 and 7.

Bryant Terry: Eco-chef, Food Justice Activist, Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

Have Fun - Do Good

I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and both sets of my grandparents came from rural Mississippi. "I think, in the organizing, and in the activism what gets lost so often is what we're working for. What we want is for all people to have some delicious, amazing, banging food!"

Solutionary Women: Brande Jackson

Have Fun - Do Good

Well, as I am answering these questions, I’m getting bounced around by some nasty turbulence somewhere over Tennessee!

All for Green, and Green for All: An Interview with Van Jones

Have Fun - Do Good

It's kind of lonely, and it gets kind of weird sometimes--I'm talking to Sharon Stone or Bill Clinton or Angelina Jolie or something, and I say, "Damn, I'm a long way from West Tennessee."