Will Social Media Pick the Next President of the United States?


With social media being such a prevalent space to get the latest news, will it have an impact on people selecting the next President of the United States?

The Best Nonprofit Technology Conference in the United States

John Haydon

The post The Best Nonprofit Technology Conference in the United States appeared first on John Haydon. Before we get to the best nonprofit technology conference, let’s agree that there are many excellent nonprofit technology conferences.

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Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times

AFP Blog

Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times : NEW YORK—In Our Backyards (IOBY), the only environment-focused, online crowd-sourcing platform, has been helping local community projects find micro-philanthropists.

#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap

Connection Cafe

And as he read, and stole, more books his life took another path which took him out of a tough upbringing in a segregated society to the Judge’s bench in the state of Alabama. It started off with a bang, literally.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. Organization Size: 11 million supporters, 500+ staff. Name: Carie Lewis. Title: Director of Emerging Media. Website: HumaneSociety.org. Blog: hsus.typepad.com. Facebook: facebook.com/humanesociety.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth

AFP Blog

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth: "The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has joined with Google in an unprecedented online mapping initiative. Crisis in Darfur enables more than 200 million Google Earth users worldwide to visualize and better understand the genocide currently unfolding in Darfur, Sudan. The Museum has assembled content—photographs, data, and

13 Nonprofit Statistics You Never Knew


There are currently 1,409,430 tax exempt nonprofit organization in the United States $316.23 billion was donated to United States based charities in 2012. Total fundraising in the United States increased by 4.9% i nthe United States in 2013.

Comparing Nonprofit Usage of Social Networks and Text Messaging in Korea and the United States: One Size Does Not Fit All


Last week, my new colleague, Amanda, introduced the Daum Foundation , a Korean-based foundation helping Korean nonprofits use digital media more effectively for their causes. Sound familiar?) Daum and NTEN will be sharing resources with our respective communities.

3 Strategy Mistakes Nonprofits Can Learn From Donald Trump


On the other hand, his digital strategy for running for President of the United States, looks like this. Trump knows how to generate a ton of earned media. via GIPHY. Email Marketing Social Networking Online Fundraising Technology Nonprofit fundraising Digital Strategy

A View of the Cloud from the United States

Tech Soup Blog

This is a communique on the current state of cloud adoption in the United States from me, this time. states. During the month of October, join TechSoup.org and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign.

Using Mobile Phones for Fundraisingin the United States: Texting for A Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

s Super Bowl launch of a United Way fund-raising campaign using mobile phone text messaging. The program is made possible through a partnership of the National Football League , Mobile Accord , United Way, and the Mobile Giving Foundation , and supported by VeriSign.

Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends


In the infographic below, check out what nonprofit CEOs from the United States, Canada, and other countries had to say about their nonprofit’s communication tendencies. No matter how you look at it, communication is key.

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Helping teach old dogs new tricks or “Tips on how to get started and succeed with social media from the Humane Society of the United States”

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In the video Grace shares how the Humane Society of the United States has integrated social media into their communications, advocacy and fundraising efforts. "If you’re thinking about dipping your toes in this space, here are some tips on how to get started and succeed."

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new tools are only available to 501(c)(3) nonprofits located in the United States and you must complete a three-step application process. The Facebook vetting process is made possible by GuideStar – a database of verified nonprofits operating in the United States.

Learning is Everything!


Education is absolutely essential to the millions of nonprofit organizations doing good work in the United States and abroad In my conversations with nonprofits over the past ten years, the single most important need isn’t simply more money or more staff (although those are always helpful)…it’s continued learning.

The 2012 Charitable Giving Report

NonProfit Trends

In 2012, overall charitable giving in the United States was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis and online giving grew 10.7%. Research & Trends Blackbaud Index end of year fundraising fundraising Online Fundraising online giving

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5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently only available to nonprofits in the United States. Currently only available to select nonprofits in the United States. Currently only available to select nonprofits in the United States.

HSUS YouTube User-Generated Video Competition Grows List - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - 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!"

5 Research-Backed Lessons on Major Gifts Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The study provides useful and interesting insights on general philanthropic trends across the United States and confirms common wisdom about the anecdotal characteristics of our industry’s best donors.

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6 Ways You Can Reach More Donors with Mobile

John Haydon

As of this year, over 90% of all adults in the United States own and operate smartphones. That’s roughly 60 million people in this country alone, and it’s not even including kids who constantly upgrade to the newest cell phone.

Let’s #ReclaimSocial Media for Social Good

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week, I had the honor of kicking off the first day of a week of workshops for 50 women’s right leaders from the United States through a program called “ Tech2EmpowerUSA.”

Nine Ways a Dip in the Hot Springs is Like Volunteering


This resort is the largest of its kind in the United States, and attracts thousands of bathers each year to its mineral-rich waters. While in Aspen, Colorado last week to watch the autumn leaves change color, my wife and I visited the Hot Springs Pool in Glenwood Springs.

How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently only nonprofits in the United States can take advantage of Facebook Fundraisers. The Humane Society of the United States is an organization regularly in the habit of early adoption of new social media tools and trends.

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!


Did you know that in 1997 the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta was the first to introduce a 2-1-1 service? 1 Later, in 2000, the Federal Communications Commission approved 2-1-1 nationwide as a short number in the United States.

The Rise Of The Coding Bootcamp


A common criticism of higher learning institutions in the United States is that they do not properly prepare students for their “real world careers.”

Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "Your database is a gold mine,” says Emily Courville, director of analytics at the Humane Society of the United States. There is so much you can learn about what your donors are doing if you just start to look.” Nonprofits have long used data to drive their fundraising efforts.

Peer to Peer Fundraising is Changing—Are You Keeping Up?

Connection Cafe

This annual report examines the performance of 16,855 events in the United States and Canada over a three-year period from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016. Last week Blackbaud released the results of our 2016 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising study.

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New Study Monitors Dramatically Transforming Donor Behavior

Connection Cafe

And, while we can certainly see the outpouring of support during moments of heightened awareness, such as after natural disasters, there may be more at play to the sector’s current state of affairs.

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Tell Us About Your Nonprofit Technology and Cloud Computing Needs


In late spring, TechSoup Global, along with our partner network, will publish a white paper with the survey results detailing the responses of nonprofits based in the United States and in 37 countries around the world.

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2015 Charitable Giving Report: Fundraising Continues to Grow

Connection Cafe

It reveals that overall giving in the United States increased 1.6% Blackbaud’s 2015 Charitable Giving Report includes more than $18.2 billion in total fundraising and $2.2 billion in online giving data from 2015. and online giving grew 9.2% in 2015 compared to 2014.

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How Baby Boomers Use The Internet


of the tablet users in the United States. Image courtesy of Modern Senior. The frequency of online giving ballooned in 2013, increasing by 14% in 2013. The huge increase in revenue generated by online donations also helped fundraisers realize their market is now, firmly, online.

[New Report] Online Giving Increased by 7.9% in 2016

Connection Cafe

For example, in 2016, the average age of a donor in the United States was 62 years-old and on average they made 1.4 Overall charitable giving increased 1% in 2016 and online giving was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis.

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5 Facts About Online Average Gift Size

Connection Cafe

billion in online gifts in 2016 from more than 4,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States. I have a confession to make. I used to believe that online average gift size was a vanity metric.

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Facebook Ramps Up Reach for “Donate” Buttons and Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s worth noting that Facebook Fundraising Tools are only available to nonprofits in the United States – that’s primarily due to the fact that their is no international database of verified nonprofits.

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The 2014 Charitable Giving Report

Connection Cafe

In 2014, overall charitable giving in the United States increased 2.1% Nonprofit Fundraising 2010 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Survey Analytics Blackbaud Blackbaud Index fundraising nonprofit online giving

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New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Louis, Missouri and the vast majority of our webinars are scheduled to accommodate nonprofits on the East Coast of the United States and Canada and Western Europe. Nonprofit Tech for Good is based in St.

Did you know the Bronx Zoo is run by one of the oldest conservation organizations in the United States?

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And so is the NY Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, Central Park Zoo and the Queens Zoo. Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), founded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society, saves wildlife and wild lands. They do so through careful science, international conservation, education, and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks.

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

Connection Cafe

As the United States population becomes even more diverse, fundraisers have an unparalleled opportunity to employ strategies that engage new audiences , bring new voices to the table, and enrich the nonprofit sector with new talent and leadership.

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Guarantee Success for Your Year-End Campaign with Donor Data as Your Guide

Connection Cafe

Address Standardization: This process validates addresses against United States Postal Service standards in real time as the data is being keyed in to the database, guaranteeing the quality of the data being added. (In With 17.4%

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15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

PayPal mobile donations on Giving Tuesday 2014 increased 101% over 2013 in the United States and Canada. The average salary in the United States for a mid-career social media manager is $56,218.

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