Texas 2-1-1 Moves Forward!

VisionLink

The good folks who make 2-1-1 Texas work every day and for every community are to be commended for their progress towards an efficient and effective statewide solution. We are doing all of this while Texas 2-1-1 remains online and working in real-time. Again, well done Texas!

Texas 141

Well Done 2-1-1 Texas!

VisionLink

Congratulations to 2-1-1 Texas! The first calls came in early this morning, on the new state-wide enterprise platform deployed by TIRN, the Texas Information and Referral Network. What were separate and distinct software solutions for each center across Texas are now unified. In their own words: 2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need.

Texas 100

North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal

AFP Blog

North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal : "The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day on Thursday ended with 2,022 nonprofits receiving 118,667 donations totaling $33.1 million, the largest total in the event's history, organizers said on Friday. The contributions came from 71,743 donors, according to a news release." 'via via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

Dallas 130

Severe Weather in Texas and Oklahoma - Debris Removal and Muckout Hotline

VisionLink

United Way of Abilene, Information Technology Disaster Resource Center​ and Crisis Cleanup​ are sponsoring a free, multi-agency debris removal and muckout hotline for survivors of the recent severe weather in Texas and Oklahoma. Effective immediately through July 4th, residents of Texas and Oklahoma requiring assistance may call 1-800-451-1954 to request help with cleanup, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm As a public service, VisionLink, Connect First, Inc.​,

We Are One Central Texas

FI Space

Central Texas nonprofits joined forces today to launch “We Are One,” a campaign focused on increasing involvement and driving stronger support for local organizations and their many missions. Through video and online social media outreach – including a new web page as well as Facebook and Twitter – the grassroots effort calls on all citizens to share how they are one with Central Texas.

Texas 68

Tweet To Donate to Fire Victims in Texas

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m in Austin, Texas to deliver a keynote at the Texas Nonprofit Summit: Leading the Charge for Change. (Check out their social media dashboard to get a sense of the discussion).

Texas 116

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal

AFP Blog

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal: "For the fifth consecutive year, Dell and UT’s RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service are teaming on the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, with more than $100,000 to be awarded to turn innovative social concepts into new businesses or nonprofits.

Texas 109

Homeless in Central Texas : An FAQ

FI Space

Where the heck is the city of Austin or the State of Texas in this? Tags: Change Makers Organizational Change Personal Change Social Change Austin Homeless Mobile Loaves and Fishes Social Media Social Media for Social Good Texas So this weekend I got a chance to be homeless for 48 hours and be guided around by my street shepard Alan Graham of Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

Texas 52

Editorial: Web site connects people with nonprofits | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Opinion: Editorials

AFP Blog

Editorial: Web site connects people with nonprofits | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Opinion: Editorials: "Thankfully, the folks at the Communities Foundation of Texas, the Dallas Foundation and the Center for Nonprofit Management have found a way. They have created a new Web site that profiles more than 400 North Texas nonprofit groups.

Dallas 100

Coming to Texas? Come say Hello

FI Space

If you’re coming to town, don’t miss this opportunity to meet all of the top Texas social media users at one party. Tags: SXSW Texas Social Media Awards Innovation Austin American Statesman The Austin American-Statesman, which has been deeply involved in the local social media scene, is honoring 24 Texans who exemplify all that is good about social media. Check out the winners.

Texas 40

w00t - Texas Social Media Awards

FI Space

Not to toot my own horn but thanks for helping me do this readers: [link].

Texas 43

Nonprofit Data: The Case of Central Texas 4C

NTEN

A Texas nonprofit looks for the balance between external funders’ requirements and internal needs for data tracking.

Texas 47

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Grassroots Leadership organizes communities to fight back against detention and deportation both in Texas and nationally.

Mobile Beacon Expands Relief Offers to Texas and Oklahoma

Tech Soup Blog

Recent disasters like the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas might have left some organizations in those states without reliable Internet connectivity.

Good times with communities of practice in Austin, Texas

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Texas 57

Lights. Camera. Help. Opens Submissions for Nonprofit Film Festival with Pre-screening in Austin, Texas

Connection Cafe

United Way and Hands On Central Texas Spring 2009 Day of Caring. Last Thursday night I attended the Lights. Camera. opening night pre-screening here in Austin and was blown away by the powerful videos shared by the four nonprofit organizations screening their video entries.

Texas 141

If you are into Non Profits and live in Central Texas - Join Us!

FI Space

Currently, he’s working toward an MS in Business Anthropology from the University of North Texas. Tags: Uncategorized 501 Tech Club Austin Central Texas Chris Bailey non profits Join the monthly gathering of Austin, TX area nonprofit technology folks! When: Monday, May 18. Where: Austin Free-Net Offices, 2209 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX 78702. May Meeting Details: Finding and keeping passionate supporters for your nonprofit is challenging no matter the economic climate.

Texas 40

Nonprofit groups team up to provide technology services | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Robert Miller | Business Columnist | Dallas M

AFP Blog

Nonprofit groups team up to provide technology services | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Robert Miller | Business Columnist | Dallas Morning News: "The Center for Nonprofit Management has entered into a partnership with NPower Texas to provide nonprofit groups with a one-stop source for technology services.".

Dallas 100

Join A Discussion About Social Innovation in Texas Without Leaving Your Computer!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using a live streaming application called "Live Stream," conference organizers of the Governor's Nonprofit Leadership Conference in Texas are hoping to draw in an online audience into the discussion about social innovation. This is the first time I've been pitched to host a live stream of a conference on my blog and ask a question of the panel remotely.

Texas 68

Ed Schipul Grew A Mustache (and beard) For His Cause: Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The fundraiser is where group of volunteers grew mustaches and asked their friends to support the charity, the Texas Children's Hospital Center. Flickr Photo from DenneyTerrio. Ed Schipul is a colleague from the NetSquared Community that I have had the pleasure of knowing for two years now.

Texas 67

Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin

See What's Out There

video austin lights camera help nonprofit video Nonprofits reel change film frenzy texas Are you in Austin? Check out the Reel Change Film Frenzy screening on April 19th, produced by our friends at Lights. Camera. The post Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin appeared first on The See3 Blog.

An executive director reminds us of the importance of prayer

VolunteerMark

Bobby Calvillo is the Executive Director of a large housing non-profit in Texas. He has shared his insight with us on many occasions, and today he speaks from the heart about how prayer can guide us everyday as we work to reshape community

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Better Together: Collaboration and.

ASU Lodestar Center

Disclaimer Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Better Together: Collaboration and Nonprofit Networking posted by Jessica Sadoway , Nonprofit and Social Media Blogger Just last Friday, The Collaboration Prize announced its third annual winner (congratulations to the Adoption Coalition of Texas !).

Study Reveals How to Rein in Rude Online Commenters: Associations Now

AFP Blog

Conducted by the Engaging News Project of the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at the University of Texas at Austin, the study analyzed roughly 2,500 comments made on a Texas TV station’s Facebook page Study Reveals How to Rein in Rude Online Commenters: Associations Now : It can be tempting to ignore rude comments made in online spaces, but a new study found that interacting with commenters may decrease the chances for incivility.

Live from Convio Summit 2007 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Help Hurricane Harvey Victims: Where To Donate #HoustonStrong

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I watched the news reports from Texas and was horrified at the scale of this disaster. PortLight “Inclusive Disaster Relief” SPCA of Texas. Texas Diaper Bank.

Rangers’ Levine Creates Fantasy Sports Platform For Charity ? CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

AFP Blog

Rangers’ Levine Creates Fantasy Sports Platform For Charity  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth : Texas Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine is hoping to capitalize on that market — for charity. Levine has launched a fantasy sports platform called Meaningful Wins, which allows participants to play for charity rather than for profit

3 Responsive Design Trends I'm Digging and Which Nonprofits are Working Them Best | npENGAGE

AFP Blog

3 Responsive Design Trends I''m Digging and Which Nonprofits are Working Them Best | npENGAGE As we head into Fall of 2014, (yes, I prefer to skip August as a Texas resident) we approach the 3-year anniversary of Responsive Design. See more at: [link] As we head into Fall of 2014, (yes, I prefer to skip August as a Texas resident) we approach the 3-year anniversary of Responsive Design.

Texas 133

7 Year-End Campaigns to Study for a Stellar Fundraising Season

Everyaction

Texas Watch. To encourage new donors, Texas Watch calls their sustainer program “Friends in the Fight.” The year is almost over but nonprofits around the world are busy with year-end giving , all leading up to one of the largest giving days of the year: December 31st. With December in full swing and the pressure of living up to arguably the best fundraising month, we know things can get overwhelming.

Fundraising Trends: United Way Hops on the Bitcoin Donations Bandwagon : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Several organizations such as The Water Project , Capital Area Food Bank of Texas and the Women''s Annex Foundation are already accepting Bitcoin donations , while more and more fundraisers are asking, " Should Your Nonprofit Accept Bitcoin for Donations? ". Fundraising Trends: United Way Hops on the Bitcoin Donations Bandwagon : FundRaising Success Over the past year or so, Internet currency Bitcoin has received plenty of attention in the nonprofit fundraising sector.

Texas 126

Homeless people turned into walking wi-fi hotspots at $2 per 15 minutes at SXSW | Mail Online

AFP Blog

Homeless people turned into walking wi-fi hotspots at $2 per 15 minutes at SXSW | Mail Online : A marketing stunt where homeless people were turned into walking internet hotspots with T-shirts proclaiming 'I'm a 4G hotspot' has caused outcry in Texas.

New site rallies volunteer troops to help make Dallas a better place - CultureMap Dallas

AFP Blog

Nope, it’s just Voly, the new social website that connects volunteers and organizations in North Texas

Dallas 109

Basic Needs Network in the News

VisionLink

The good folks in Abilene, Texas (and the surrounding counties) have done a great job explaining the benefits of 2-1-1 and their Basic Needs Network. To view the great news clip, follow this link to KTXS Channel 12 in Texas, or go to [link] Dr. W. Clients are served more effectively, and donor resources are used more efficiently. Particularly in this economy, this is the responsible way to work.

Texas 100

Social Media, Integrated Marketing and a Morning Out of the Office Sure Does a Body Good

Connection Cafe

I was energized by the conversation, the enthusiasm of the Texas State students, and just overall being on a college campus again. Although, I am a tried and true Texas Longhorn, I extend huge kudos to Texas State for providing their Mass Comm students with this type of educational experience.

The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Joins the Integrated Marketing Advisory Board - MarketWatch

AFP Blog

Press Release The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Joins the Integrated Marketing Advisory Board - MarketWatch : AUSTIN, Texas, Sep 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Integrated Marketing Advisory Board (IMAB) today announced that The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) has joined the IMAB.

Online activism wins another one | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Thomas Friedman writes about Environmental Defense and NRDC ’s success in using online tools & techniques to fight TXU (big Texas power company) from building 11 “coal-fired, CO2-belching power plants&#. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Erika D. Smith: Created in Indiana, app for nonprofits is an encouraging sign | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com

AFP Blog

The app debuted at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. Erika D. Smith: Created in Indiana, app for nonprofits is an encouraging sign | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com : hillon found himself chatting with city officials looking for a way to do something with the stagnant EngageIndy program to boost volunteerism in the community. Cause.it was it. The Cause.it crew got some investment funding to build the app from Bloomington-based SproutBox.

VisionLink Supports the National Academy Foundation’s Work-Based Learning Fellows

VisionLink

Members of the NAF WBL Fellows 2014 The National Academy Foundation (NAF) is a leader in preparing high school students for college and career success.

Dell Social Innovation Competition

AFP Blog

Dell Social Innovation Competition: "Welcome to the Dell Social Innovation CompetitionThe University of Texas and Dell are looking for college students from around the world who want to improve areas of critical human need through innovation.Providing a vehicle for taking student innovations from idea to reality, Dell’s Social Innovation Competition is a real-world exercise for perfecting your

Texas 100

Free Christmas Tornadoes Home Cleanup Hotline Available Now

VisionLink

Call 1-800-451-1954 for free help from local relief agencies in Texas, Miss., and other states BOULDER, Colo.[or or your location] – Dec. 29, 2015 – From now through January 15, 2016 , Information Technology Disaster Resource Center ( www.ITDRC.org ) and VisionLink ( www.VisionLink.org ), are staffing and supporting a free hotline for debris removal and home cleanup after the recent tornadoes affecting several southern states.

CTK Foundation Launches the Heart and Soul 2011 Grant Award | Breaking news | Community Techknowledge

AFP Blog

See below and link for details)CTK Foundation Launches the Heart and Soul 2011 Grant Award | Breaking news | Community Techknowledge: "Austin, Texas, March 1, 2011 — The CTK Foundation is proud to launch the 2011 Heart and Soul Grant Competition. Interesting approach to grant applications from CTK. Write a short poem.

Grant 109

Backin' up the Smack Talk

Connection Cafe

Just ask my husband or close friends who love to rip on me about my beloved Fightin’ Texas Aggie Football Team, who has a 31.4% win rate against our rivals, the Texas Longhorns. Author: Robyn Mendez. I’m the world’s worst smack talker.

Texas 196

My Study Abroad, at Convio

Connection Cafe

As a staffer working out of our DC office, I decided to relocate to Texas for a month and spend some time working from Convio's Austin offices (eating breakfast tacos, getting to know my colleagues and such). Author: Emily Goodstein. Howdy, Connection Cafe readers!

Convio 247