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Texas 2-1-1 Moves Forward!


We are doing all of this while Texas 2-1-1 remains online and working in real-time. Again, well done Texas! Dr. W.

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

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United Way and Hands On Central Texas Spring 2009 Day of Caring. Last Thursday night I attended the Lights. Camera. Lights. Camera. Camera.

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Tweet To Donate to Fire Victims in Texas

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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.

Well Done 2-1-1 Texas!


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. Dr. W.

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


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. As a public service, VisionLink, Connect First, Inc.​,

Make your cause more like Austin, Texas

Connection Cafe

If you have visited Austin, Texas you may recall that we love to talk about Austin. I believe that you can apply this equation to non-profits and cultivate a fan base as devoted to your cause as Austinites are devoted to preserving the uniqueness that is Austin, Texas. Author: Joey Martin. There is something special about this town.

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

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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.

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. In recent months, requests for services among many Central Texas organizations have increased while funding has dropped.

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

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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. By visiting, North

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 Check out the winners. At the party, we’ll also name the overall winner (who will be surprised by the announcement). Time: 6 p.m.

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 1) Where do you live? “Live&# is a interesting word for the working poor and homeless. Cell Phones.

Nonprofit Data: The Case of Central Texas 4C


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

w00t - Texas Social Media Awards

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

Mobile Beacon Expands Relief Offers to Texas and Oklahoma

Tech Soup Blog

About Mobile Beacon's Internet Services. Its download speeds average 3 to 6 megabits per second. More Resources.

Lowering the ‘Giving Barrier’ for Millennials

Connection Cafe

When looking at these statistics, it’s clear that Millennials are eager , and would like to contribute. But what’s holding up the action? Easy enough.

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

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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. Meaning. Conversations. > RSVP on Facebook.

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

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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.".

Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact

Connection Cafe

Three overarching themes emerged from our conversation as areas to focus our energy on as a field moving forward. Access to Data. Partnerships.

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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.

You Can Win the Fiscal Year-End Marathon, and Here’s How

Connection Cafe

Annice Reed, CPA, MBA, Controller for North Texas State Soccer. North Texas State Soccer is a not-for-profit organization that offers soccer programs for over 165,000 youth and adults in that region. This is a guest post by Annice Reed and Sandi Matthews. June 30 is a popular fiscal year-end for nonprofits. Yes, it can be done!

Turning Pain into Gain for a Cause

Connection Cafe

When we ask people to sponsor a team for a walk or run , we want them to make a connection with a mission. They are racing, as it were, for the cure.

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. Here's the description. All you need to do is open up an account, turn on your webcam and start live streaming.

The One-Size-Fits-All Donor Model Is so Last Century

Connection Cafe

Pew estimates that the Hispanic population in Texas is fast growing and may soon eclipse the white non-Hispanic population. percent in 2060.

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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Austin, Texas: Microsoft | How to Obtain a Donation and the Benefits of Microsoft 365. Austin, Texas: Austin: QuickBooks Made Easy.

Crowd Fundraising for the Arts: No Running, Walking, or Freezing Plunges Required

Connection Cafe

As a Texas girl, I am not exaggerating when I say I thought I literally might freeze to death. But here I am, still alive. Denver Zoo.

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Backin' up the Smack Talk

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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%

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Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9


Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! Stroger, Jr. photo credit ). Jobs Jobs Jobs

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Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click to Download Report. ET Sept. They sought a host of answers. Our corporate partner, First Bank, does this sort of planning all the time. ET Sept.

3 Responsive Design Trends I’m Digging and Which Nonprofits are Working Them Best

Connection Cafe

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.

Sparrow Launches Evidence-Based RefugeeMobile Partnership

Tech Soup Blog

Texas is the largest refugee resettlement state in the U.S. RefugeeMobile Pilots a New, Evidence-Based Approach. It will include. spanhidden.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

Houston, Texas: Monthly Meetup with Awesome and Never Before Heard of Topics/Speakers to BE! Arlington, Texas: DFW Nonprofit Geeks.

Blackbaud Headed to SXSWi 2011


He is an accidental tourist in Texas and lives in The Woodlands, just north of Houston, with his wife and two young boys. Blackbaud @ SXSW 2011.

2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. SXSW Recap and Highlights. At SXSW, there…. Each….

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Houston, Texas: Geek Dinner — Guided Discussion — Navigating the Nonprofit Relationship. Arlington, Texas: DFW Nonprofit Geeks.

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

Houston, Texas: Monthly Meetup with Awesome and Never Before Heard of Topics/Speakers to BE! Arlington, Texas: DFW Nonprofit Geeks.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

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Houston, Texas: What's Your Story? Austin, Texas: VolunteerSpot | Harness the Power of Volunteers | Product Spotlight. Storymakers.

How Online Fundraising, Gamification and Social Media Helped Raise over $2 Million Dollars in One Day


Most nonprofits need to raise money to survive. It’s a day-to-day fact of life. One-day fundraising events (i.e. 1,200 Participating nonprofits.

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If This Then That for Non-Profits

Connection Cafe

Connect your Twitter to ESPN to show your support for the Texas Rangers every time a game starts. Guest post from Blackbaud intern, Ben Baker.

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5 Ways to Make Your Email Fundraising Appeals Sound More Human

NonProfit Hub

Here’s an experiment from the Texas State Historical Association. And maybe next month. And definitely the next month. People send emails.

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