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Mining is in the news a lot recently because of the terrible tragedy in Utah where six miners are presumed dead in a mine collapse and at least three more have been killed trying to rescue them.

PPP Loans: Second Verse, Same as the First

Non Profit Quarterly

The TAB Bank in Utah tried to get ahead of things having 1,200 applications in hand by yesterday morning, but Curt Queyrouze, the bank’s chief executive, says that by the afternoon their small army of loan processors (expanded from 10 to 20 for the purpose) had only managed to submit five. “I

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Colorado Nonprofit Offers Aerial Views of a Changing Landscape | Paul Andersen | Travel & Outdoors | NewWest.Net

AFP Blog

The collaboration with Google Earth began in 2009 between Gordon and Wally Macfarlane of Geographics in Logan, Utah. Colorado Nonprofit Offers Aerial Views of a Changing Landscape | Paul Andersen | Travel & Outdoors | NewWest.Net : "But thanks to a new partnership, not everyone has to pay for a coveted spot, limited to four at a time, in EcoFlight founder Bruce Gordon’s single-engine Cessna.

Our EveryAction Hero: Jewish Voice for Peace

EveryAction

So for example a member could email me and say "hey, I'm in the middle of Utah and I'm a member and I'd like to find other people near me". This month, our EveryAction hero is Jewish Voice for Peace. As a a membership driven organization, JVP works with chapters and members across the country advocating for human rights, justice, and equality for Palestinians and Israelis.

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Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Beth Kanter

Utah’s tourism slogan captures the physical wonders of our state, which has some of the best skiing, highest deserts and deepest canyons in the world. Utah has the highest birth rate in the country (88 births per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44) and the youngest population – almost a third of Utahns are under the age of 18. Utah is dead last in the nation for education funding per pupil. Voices for Utah Children recently helped host a conference on.

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Please Join VisionLink In Welcoming Aaron Titus To Our Proud Family!

VisionLink

from the George Washington School of Law, and his undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Utah. VisionLink is honored to welcome yet another resident specialist to our ever-growing VisionLink team. As the new Disaster Product Manager for VisionLink, Aaron comes from an extensive and distinguished background.

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What strategies can nonprofits enact to retain millennials?

ASU Lodestar Center

She currently serves on the executive team for Plant Based Utah, a nonprofit organization with a mission to educate the community on healthy eating. In her spare time, she is also a volunteer leader for Girl Scouts of Utah as well as an avid long-distance runner Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Jessica Cooper, RD, CD, CSSD, Spring 2020 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

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How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

Connection Cafe

Without Facebook live (and other live broadcasting tools), supporters would have to travel all the way to Utah to witness, first-hand, BFAS’s impact. You’re probably already aware that Facebook Live lets any nonprofit live-stream fundraising events , breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page. But did you know that Facebook now lets some nonprofits add a donate button to their Facebook Live broadcast ? How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money.

Humans@Work: How to Successfully Tackle HR Challenges

Top Nonprofits

JER HR Group has produced a delightful and informative curated paper tackling some of the most important—and challenging—HR issues facing leaders and HR executives today. David Moff, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, writes on how to best build trust between the HR team and employees in Jumping the HR Trust Barrier.

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.

Finding Your Next Funder: How Prospect Research Helps Secure New Major Donors

Connection Cafe

Thanks to Heather Pressman from Chabot Space & Science Center , Cody Lee from Segerstrom Center for the Arts , Sonja Lunde from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and Elizabeth Bolander from Cleveland Museum of Art for all of the great tips. Picture this: You’re at a donor event, making small talk with an attendee you have never met before and you’re struggling to come up with something to talk to them about.

What’s the Risk of Starting a Nonprofit?

NonProfit Hub

The state with the fewest charities per person is Utah, with one for every 546 people; Nevada, Mississippi, Arizona and South Carolina also make up the bottom five. As with any company, there’s going to be some uncertainty about the future when starting a nonprofit. If you want to keep your organization afloat, it helps to know how many of them fail, where they fail and why. This isn’t meant to be taken as gospel—we certainly can’t tell the future.

Strategies for Successful Patient Engagement

Connection Cafe

Organizations such as University of Utah Health and Geisinger Health have pioneered approaches that include posting even negative physician reviews online. [ix] “How motivated are they to take an active role in their own well-being? That’s the ultimate goal of health care — to have the most engaged patient you possibly can, to get the best possible outcome. In other words, the best way to have an engaged patient is to give them a great patient experience.” ” [i].

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Utah charitable registration: $100 ($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.

How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors?

Connection Cafe

Her current donor profile shows her address in the next town, but with the screening you learn she actually has another home in the upstate, and a vacation home in Utah. You can tell a lot about your donors by looking through information points such as past donation history, biographical facts, and interactions with your organization.

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A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

NonProfit Hub

So you want to start an organization that benefits a specific cause. Great! That’s why we’re here: to help you navigate this confusing sector simply saturated with content, ideas and innovation. But wait—should you really be starting a nonprofit? Or is something that benefits both the owners and the cause more up your alley? Let’s explore just one of the many options you have in starting a socially responsible organization: a low-profit limited liability company (L3C).

#NPSocialSummit Recap: Part Two

Neon CRM

One of the most “contentious” sessions (more on that later) but also powerful sessions was from Sue Citro of the Best Friends Animal Society , a no-kill animal shelter network headquartered in Kenab, Utah.

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Using Psychology to Improve Your Communications

Care2

Join the 12,324 Utah residents who care about wildlife") against another action page where it isn't included. I've found that understanding some of the mind's cognitive biases can not only help nonprofit campaigners efficiently motivate our audiences into taking action online, but also help us be more effective professionally.

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Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth Kanter

Yesterday, I spent a day facilitating leadership workshops for arts leaders attending the Art House Convergence Conference near Park City, Utah. on personal and organizational resilience based on the ideas in my new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit.

BYU ESR conference on Social Entrepreneurship

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just got back form the Economic Self-Reliance Conference at Brigham Young University in Utah. When I attend conferences to give a keynote, I usually try to stick around for more of the conference and listen in to the other presenters. This practice was especially awarded at the ESR conference. David Wiley's keynote was on the social returns from a new venture he helped create, Flat World Knowledge.

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

Orem, Utah: QuickBooks Made Easy. Salt Lake City, Utah: QuickBooks Made Easy. Every day, American nonprofits, charities, and libraries rely on TechSoup's product donation program for the information they need to make smart decisions about technology. But did you know that our work is global?

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Symantec Gives Back

Tech Soup Blog

In Lindon, Utah, 50 employee volunteers planted trees that Symantec donated to TreeUtah using its local Community Outreach funds. The trees were planted around parking lots owned by the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in order to cool the parking lots (which become mini "heat islands.")

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Why Kansas City Has a Shot at Bridging the Digital Divide

Tech Soup Blog

Google plans to roll it out in Austin, Texas, and Provo, Utah as well. I had the opportunity to participate in the launch of the new Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. It addresses the thorny problem of bringing the 25 percent or so of people in the city who are still not participating in the information age to inclusion. I say thorny because despite the nearly $300 million in stimulus funding awarded by the U.S.

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Nonprofits are beginning to unveil their new timeline designs (I’ve been post examples on my Facebook Page and curating them in pinterest ) In the Friending the Finish Line peer learning group I’ve been working with, participants are sharing their creativity, including this cover design from Utah Children created by staff person Barbara Munoz. Other nonprofits are busy creating mock ups of the new timeline cover image for senior management.

#GivingTuesday is almost here! NTEN Members share their campaign plans

NTEN

Candy Cane Corner is a partnership between The Road Home, YWCA Utah, and Volunteers of America, UT to help bring holiday magic and cheer to needy families in the community. It''s hard to believe it''s less than one week from #GivingTuesday , an international annual day of giving to kick off the giving season. GivingTuesday takes place on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, falling on December 2 this year.

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Leadership Development in Nonprofits: Identifying Toxic Signs of Ego in Your Development Space

ASU Lodestar Center

She served on the Executive Committee of Greater Phoenix Mensa for several years, and was Assistant Regional Vice Chair serving Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Hawaii, Southern Nevada, and parts of California. posted by Disa McAlister Fall 2017 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Nonprofit organizations have added pressure in the area of Leadership Development due to smaller staff sizes, with smaller salaries. This means people are expected to do more for less.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

Tech Soup Blog

Orem, Utah: QuickBooks Made Easy. Salt Lake City, Utah: QuickBooks Made Easy. Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers. I have the very best job at TechSoup — I get to support our network of nonprofit technology event organizers.

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Bigger is always better…(Except when it’s not!)

ASU Lodestar Center

Scola, CFRE has been involved professionally in nonprofit work since 1983, having held leadership positions in Texas and Utah, as well as Arizona and California. posted by. John Scola, CFRE , President. John Scola & Associates. Courtney, a new executive director of a relatively small nonprofit, was anxious to learn as much as possible in order to manage her work.

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Boosting Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

ASU Lodestar Center

Only two of the ten most generous states (Utah and Arkansas) had higher state and local tax burdens than Arizona. posted by. Marissa Theisen , President & CEO. Arizona Grantmakers Forum. In my last post , I highlighted the current status of Arizona's philanthropic sector, based on a research report released by Arizona Grantmakers Forum in January 2011. The report was based on 2008 tax data for both institutions and individuals.

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.”.

And the Twitterville Book Winners Are.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Robin Pratt from the Utah Nonprofit Association who will read it, apply to strategy, and then put in their library for nonprofits around the state to read. That's some of the schwag and a copy of Shel Israels's Twitterville that I purchased at last night's #tbash , the launch party for the book. I also had 17 copies to give away and delighted to meet United Linens and Walter Akana in person! . Shel Israel donated three books. I kicked in my three preview copies.

3 Must-Have Productivity Tools for Creating Visual Content for Social Channels

Beth Kanter

Text overlay images are a short form of visual content that combine powerful images and text into a story that supports your objective and resonates with your audience. Text overlay images are easily shared on social channels by your organization as well as your champions and other supporters like the example above from Voices for Utah Children. You are on a roll!

Reflections on MuseumNext and Facilitating Brainstorming

Museum 2.0

Folks from the Utah Museum of Natural History , Worcester City Museum , Manchester Art Gallery , Centre for Life , Netherlands Architecture Institute , and the Knowledge Media Research Center (Germany) brought projects they wanted to make happen, and each worked with a group of about 10 other participants for about four hours over the course of the two days to work out plans and ideas to move the projects along.

Game Friday: Collection Management in the Garden

Museum 2.0

The Hope Garden was set up by BSD Medical, a company in Utah that specializes in a kind of cancer treatment called hyperthermia. Every year, there’s a Flash festival/conference, Flashforward , that highlights novel uses of flash in web navigation, art, games, instructional demos, and more. Today, I want to share a small application that was nominated for the prize in Navigation… but it’s a lot more than that.

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Great Conversationalists: Reflections on Being a Dial-a-Stranger

Museum 2.0

I even made some gaffes--for example, confusing the University of Texas natural history museum with the Utah natural history museum (the "UT" slipped me up)--but they took it in stride, continuing the conversation without embarrassing me. The afternoon of September 24 was hectic. I called in to participate in a radio show in Seattle , then zoomed downtown for meetings, after which I headed home to cook for a dinner party.

SPAM and the not-for-profit

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

So I'm not sure the Utah example she gives is still valid, or her concern about how regulations differ from state to state. Talking to my coworkers and clients, I've become aware that there are misconceptions about the regulations governing marketing email. People are afraid they will be labelled spammers and be hit with draconain fines. TechSoup this week is featuring a 2003 article by Lynn Mitchell about the law and its effect on non-profits.

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Spam 2.0 | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Today, the term has become so common, it ranks as the second disambiguation on Wikipedia and is estimated to cost Americans more than $13 billion per year ( That’s enough to fund the state of Utah). 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?

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