Tennessee Valley Fundraising Institute offers blooming good idea!

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Last Thursday, I had the privilege of speaking at the Tennessee Valley Fundraising Institute in Chattanooga. It was a great event with over 100 fundraising professionals in attendance. I’m always on the lookout for interesting things at these sorts of events and saw something I wanted to share with you.

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

AFP Blog

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.

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Nucleus named data analytics solution of the Association Laboratory Research Alliance

Gravitate

Tennessee SAE. Gravitate Solutions is pleased to report that Nucleus has been named the official data analytics solution for the Association Laboratory Research Alliance.

Providing education for incarcerated students

M+R

Our campaign garnered bipartisan support for lifting the ban and spurred policy shifts in states including New Jersey, Michigan, Tennessee and North Carolina. When we started working with Vera in 2017 to expand access to postsecondary education in prison, we worked out a five-year timeline.

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. Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts for friends, family, and work colleagues.

Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans

EveryAction

Visit this long-time New Orleans favorite and join the ranks of notable past patrons such as Ernest Hemingway, Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy!

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Welcome to the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellows

NTEN

Our seventh cohort includes 15 Fellows from around the country : Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. 2020 was a rough year.

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How The Nature Conservancy’s Work in the Cumberland Forest Supports Jobs & Climate Mitigation

Saleforce Nonprofit

One great example of the intricate connections of habitats, wildlife, and people is our Cumberland Forest Project , located where Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia meet in the Central Appalachian region of the eastern U.S.

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. In many states it is legal to own tigers as pets, but once they grow too large they are often abandoned or sold on the black market.

How To Be A Servant Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Check out the definitive book on servant leadership.

Sexual Assault Awareness And Prevention Month: 11 Nonprofits Advocating For Change

Kindful

This Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers.

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. The complete list of participating Middle Tennessee organizations can be found here or at www.thebigpayback.org.

The Definitive Book On Servant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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.

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Check out the definitive book on servant leadership.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership.

Great web gems for nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

If you’re in East Tennessee, we’re having a special preview party and book signing at the Cedar Bluff Library in West Knoxville on Thursday, September 29 from 5 – 6:30 pm. One of the gifts I’ll be giving away to those who purchase the new Get Fully Funded book next week is a special report called “100 Best Web Resources for Nonprofits.” ” There are SO many great websites out there and I want to be sure my readers know about them and use them.

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.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders.

Great web gems for nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

If you’re in East Tennessee, we’re having a special preview party and book signing at the Cedar Bluff Library in West Knoxville on Thursday, September 29 from 5 – 6:30 pm. One of the gifts I’ll be giving away to those who purchase the new Get Fully Funded book next week is a special report called “100 Best Web Resources for Nonprofits.” ” There are SO many great websites out there and I want to be sure my readers know about them and use them.

Great web gems for nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

If you’re in East Tennessee, we’re having a special preview party and book signing at the Cedar Bluff Library in West Knoxville on Thursday, September 29 from 5 – 6:30 pm. One of the gifts I’ll be giving away to those who purchase the new Get Fully Funded book next week is a special report called “100 Best Web Resources for Nonprofits.” ” There are SO many great websites out there and I want to be sure my readers know about them and use them.

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Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders.

Thank You RCI Customers!

Tech Soup Blog

Using the University of Tennessee Electronics Environmental Benefits Calculator , here is a snapshot of how the TechSoup RCI program — and our customers — have done the Earth some good by extending the life of and reusing equipment since 2005: For years we have been trumpeting the environmental impact of reuse, but we were surprised at how significant it is for 50,000 refurbished devices.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobson

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Tomorrow, March 6, brings the release of the new definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders.

The difference one can make

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We’re lucky enough to have Horse Haven of Tennessee close to us, and since Kristen and I have both volunteered with them before, it was a logical place to start. Nina Margetson made a big difference when she decided to start Horse Haven of Tennessee many years ago. One person can make a big difference in the lives of others. You know that. You see it every day in your nonprofit. Today I want to share a story about being on the receiving end of the difference one person makes.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Re-Engagement Campaigns, Millennials, and SEO

Connection Cafe

Maybe it was that I wrote it while listening to the stressful Tennessee Vols vs. Florida Gators game. Or maybe…it really was the Tennessee Vols.). Admittedly, this roundup was a little more difficult for me to put together. Maybe it was because my air conditioning is broken and the Charleston heat doesn’t seem to care too much. or… Maybe it was because sometimes things that begin as a fun project somehow and someway become a chore. stay with me.

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) 1) Individuals in charge of fundraising need to be in tune with their NPO’s finances so they can set goals that are strategic, effective and attainable. They need to know the numbers. (2)

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.

TV Show + Nonprofit = Big Thanks!

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Food banking has a special place in my heart – I spent 5 years working as the Development Director for the Food Bank in East Tennessee. On most Tuesday nights, you can find me and my daughter on the couch watching our favorite TV show – Biggest Loser. We love watching people working hard to meet their goals. If you’re unfamiliar with Biggest Loser, it’s a reality show where contestants lose weight.

Covid-19 and Museum

Museum 2.0

Previously I had become interested in public history in Baltimore, a graduate student in North Carolina, and a professional in Savannah but my conversations expanded to NY, New Jersey, South Carolina, California and Tennessee.

Reflections on the storms

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Our local rescue squad mobilized immediately and drove an hour south to help one of the hardest hit areas in Tennessee. Thanks to everyone who has been asking/texting/posting to make sure we’re okay following the devastating tornadoes last Wednesday. I’ll have to say, it was a very long evening. We knew for a couple of days that severe weather was coming.

My 2009 blessings

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Being asked to speak at the Tennessee State Habitat for Humanity conference – for the 3rd year in a row. I’m pausing today to reflect on 2009 and I realize how blessed I’ve been this year. Many wonderful things have happened and many incredible people have come into my life. I think there’s something very valuable in stopping regularly to count my blessings.

5 Ways Hands On Nashville Rocked The Music City on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

From hunger to homelessness, HON connects volunteers to critical issues facing the Middle Tennessee community, and serves as one of the largest volunteer resource centers in the world. Last year, 400 bikes were donated to the program supporting Middle Tennessee’s disadvantaged youth, and this year, Becca Wilson, Communication Director, said their team has set an encore goal of 500 bikes.

The difference one can make

Get Fully Funded

We’re lucky enough to have Horse Haven of Tennessee close to us, and since Kristen and I have both volunteered with them before, it was a logical place to start. Nina Margetson made a big difference when she decided to start Horse Haven of Tennessee many years ago. One person can make a big difference in the lives of others. You know that. You see it every day in your nonprofit. Today I want to share a story about being on the receiving end of the difference one person makes.

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. Julie Lyles Carr was asked a life-changing question five years ago: "What is the one thing you would like to do to impact your community?"

Unlock Your Grant Writing Talent

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She gained practical experience the last four years as a management executive at a large, faith based nonprofit managing a multi-million dollar budget with diverse programs around the East Tennessee region. Today’s blog post is provided by my dear friend and grant writer extraordinaire, Charlaine Hood.

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Due diligence before you donate

ASU Lodestar Center

In 2007, the Wall Street Journal reported on a Tennessee nonprofit called Youth Villages that works with troubled youth and their families: The organization spent $30,000 on an evaluation of its work and discovered that the practice of separating youths from their families for one to two years was less effective than providing therapy for the entire family and allowing the youth to return home after four to five months. posted by. Mandy Fricke. Community Manager. Nursing@Georgetown.

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.

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.

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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another feature of the program will be Safe America’s recruitment of First Ladies/Spouses in ALL 50 states to lead local, state educational efforts — building on West Virginia First Lady Gayle Manchin and her husband, Governor and Senator-Elect Joe Manchin’s efforts that reached 40 states in 2010 and had the active involvement of Governors and First Spouses in Kentucky, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Washington state, West Virginia, Iowa, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Utah and Tennessee.”.