Report: Nonprofit Domains Gain Traction Worldwide -- RESTON, Virginia, Oct. 14, 2015 /PR Newswire UK/ --

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Report: Nonprofit Domains Gain Traction Worldwide -- RESTON, Virginia, Oct. 14, 2015 /PR Newswire UK/ -- : 'via Blog this

West Virginia VOAD Receives the Governor’s Service Award

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VisionLink would like to congratulate the Member Agencies of the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) on receiving the Governor’s Service Award. The award honors WV VOAD’s dedication to service and acknowledges their commitment to volunteerism throughout West Virginia. The West Virginia VOAD connects various organizations enabling them to work together during disaster, providing response, relief, and recovery.

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Computer Centers in West Virginia's Volunteer Fire Stations | PCWorld

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Computer Centers in West Virginia's Volunteer Fire Stations | PCWorld : "West Virginia is leading the nation in technology innovation. West Virginia has come up with the idea of providing computer access at volunteer fire and rescue departments and has received a Federal Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grant to put its ideas into practice

Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio

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Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio : Seventeen West Virginia Office of Technology employees are working long hours in Louisiana lending an IT helping hand following what Hurricane Isaac left behind.

Medicaid Billing Solution for Virginia

Vertex Systems

Our Virginia Medicaid billing webinar is coming up on September 27th! It will demonstrate how Vertex Systems’ Intuition Service Billing will streamline your entire Medicaid and other payer billing process. If your agency would like to reduce by 50% the … Continue reading →

Keeping the Rich History of Virginia Preserved and Secure

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She was George Washington's mother, born in Lancaster County in Virginia's Northern Neck region. " The library contains thousands of published records, books, manuscripts, periodicals, and microfilms about the Northern Neck region of Virginia. Most Americans know the name George Washington … but do you know the name Mary Ball?

The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog: Virtual Auction Will Raise Money for Virginia Tech

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The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog: Virtual Auction Will Raise Money for Virginia Tech: "Virtual Auction Will Raise Money for Virginia TechRoss A. Perkins, an instructional technologist at Virginia Tech, has set up a silent auction in the virtual world Second Life to raise money for the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund

Virginia Based Tech Company Works With Non Profit To Help People At Risk

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PRESS RELEASEVirginia Based Tech Company Works With Non Profit To Help People At Risk: "Richmond, VA (OPENPRESS) April 13, 2007 -- Code 71, Inc. continued its commitment to using technology to help people at risk and alleviate poverty by donating time and talent during their attendance at the 2007 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). The NTC Day of Service provides an opportunity for conference

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Virginia Nonprofit Institute. Virginia Nonprofit Institute. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management. Marketing & Communications.

University Launches New Foundation Relations and Philanthropy Site

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University Launches New Foundation Relations and Philanthropy Site : University Launches New Foundation Relations and Philanthropy Site February 6, 2012 — The University of Virginia Office of Development and Public Affairs has launched a new website designed to support University faculty researchers and development administrators motivated to seek funding from independent philanthropic foundations and select corporations

Join WVU for Integrated Marketing Degree Information Session - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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» Friday Feb 01 2008 Join WVU for Integrated Marketing Degree Information Session Friday, February 1, 2008 at 02:28PM | by James OMalley West Virginia Universitys integrated marketing communications program is holding an information reception for communications professionals in DC interested in an online graduate degree in integrated marketing. Who should attend: Professional communicators in DC Sponsor: IMC Program at West Virginia University Questions?:

Obama and canvassing technology

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I canvassed in Virginia for the last weekend through Election Day for Obama. With myself being Filipino American and my wife being Vietnamese American and our friend being Chinese American, between the three of us we could cover a decent-sized portion of the Asian diasporic population that has settled in Northern Virginia. Here is a pic of the precinct maps. I was and still am in the tank for Obama. And yes, I do plan to be at the Inauguration in DC in January.

NASA Experiments with Drones and a Showy Delivery to a Rural Nonprofit | Nonprofit Quarterly

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But personal feelings aside, on Friday, the first FAA-approved drone deliveries were made—in this case, transporting packages of medical supplies to an annual health fair in Wise County, Virginia, which is in the middle of Appalachian coal country." 'via NASA Experiments with Drones and a Showy Delivery to a Rural Nonprofit | Nonprofit Quarterly : "NPQ has written previously about nonprofits that are experimenting with the use of drones.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

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The Village Network is a behavioral health organization helping youth and families in Ohio and West Virginia become healthy and have brighter futures. Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year. Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness month to bring attention the ongoing need for proper support and health care services for those affected.

NBC 29: Count on Us - Alumni Connection Goes High Tech

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NBC 29: Count on Us - Alumni Connection Goes High Tech: "The University of Virginia Alumni Association is looking to the web to help keep alumni 'in the know.' The 100-year-old Virginia Magazine is no longer the only way to keep grads connected. Viccellio said, 'There wasn't necessarily a call from alumni. We just felt like we should be online.'The UVA officials say they're striving for variety.

Proud Father and Husband: Concert in Palo Alto

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The accomplished pianist Virginia Fruchterman (who I happen to be married to) will be the main accompanist at the concert at St. Every once in a while, the Beneblog features something of personal importance to me. I'm very excited (and proud) about an exciting concert coming up soon in Palo Alto. My daughter, Kate Fruchterman , will be returning briefly to the area the evening of June 17th to give a concert.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Mobile Messaging to Grow Your Nonprofit and Boost Fundraising

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Heather Kopec , Director of Annual Giving, Virginia Tech. How Virginia Tech uses mobile messaging in their campaigns and the results. << Date: May 7, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Corey Blake , Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Leah Libolt , Senior Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. With 96% of all Americans owning mobile devices, and 81% of U.S.

Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care? : Parallels : NPR

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At this point, even two years later, it''s a classic example of how well-designed a social media campaign should be, but also the challenges of keeping an audience''s attention in the social media world," says Marcus Messner, who teaches social media at Virginia Commonwealth University Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care?

Video Fridays #27 When Social Media Became News

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The Arc of Northern Virginia is live tweeting their state’s budget hearings on funding for programs supporting people with intellectual disabilities. James Surowiecki pinpoints the moment when social media became an equal player in the world of news-gathering: the 2005 tsunami, when YouTube video, blogs, IMs and txts carried the news — and preserved moving personal stories from the tragedy. How have you used social media for your news source?

Josh, a new indie feature film set in Pakistan

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Last night, Virginia and I were in a packed auditorium at Stanford watching a preview screening of a terrific new indie feature film, Josh. Virginia had heard of Indus World Music , his San Francisco company that is dedicated to Raaga music, both classical and popular. Josh ??? Against the Grain), the first feature film by director Iram Parveen Bilal, is set in modern-day Pakistan.

Apricot Chat: The Richmond Venture Forum

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Wild Apricot is a great fit for professional and business associations -- the Richmond Venture Forum is an association that acts as a social network to link the entrepreneurial community with venture capital to promote business growth and development in the central Virginia area.

What I Learned About Life and Business by Biking Across the Country

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Over eight weeks in the summer of 2013, my son and I cycled 3,700 miles across the country, from San Francisco back home to Alexandria, Virginia. Over eight weeks in the summer of 2013, Forum One CEO Chris Wolz and his son cycled 3,700 miles across the country, from San Francisco back home to Alexandria, Virginia. The trip was something my son Alex had long been dreaming of and planning to do since graduating from high school.

Why Nonprofits Should Celebrate National Bike to Work Day

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Here in Washington, DC where I regularly bike to work, there will be over 85 Bike to Work Day pit stops throughout DC, Virginia and Maryland where cyclists can get food and beverages, and even enter prize raffles Now that we’re well into spring season, it’s the perfect time to participate in National Bike to Work Week, with National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19th!

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy

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States participating in the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy are: California Hawaii Illinois New Mexico Ohio Oklahoma West Virginia VisionLink is proud to partner with the Complete College America and believe that “We all work better by working together”. VisionLink’s unique Strategic Advantage consulting department is proud to be supporting the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy (CCA).

50 State VOAD Community

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Pleased to report that Ray, Rene, Joanne, and I are attending the annual conference of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) here in Norfolk, Virginia. This is the 20th annual conference, and befitting the theme, Mountains to Sea , VisionLink is proud to release its 50 State VOAD Community project.

Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

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Roughly once a year when I travel overseas, my wife Virginia puts up her hand and says “that’s the one!” An unexpected bonus of this trip was how often Virginia and I came across social enterprises in our travels. We came away with one of the most beautiful cookbooks I’ve ever seen, and I know Virginia and I will be trying to replicate some of the tastes we had in Makphet. I just spent almost three weeks in Thailand and Laos on a combined work and vacation trip.

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Children's Museum Uses Smartphones to Educate Adults - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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But while she laughs at the thought that the Virginia museum would ever have that kind of money, Ms. Children's Museum Uses Smartphones to Educate Adults - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "If Karen S. Coltrane, chief executive of the Children’s Museum of Richmond, had her way, one of the museum’s education experts would accompany every family that walked in the door.

Come celebrate Jamie’s recovery and the book launch with us!

SocialFish

Sponsored by Higher Logic at their brand new HQ in Virginia, the theme of the event is defining and communicating your organization’s culture in tangible, actionable ways that garner results. Where: Higher Logic HQ’s – 1600 Wilson Boulevard Suite 400 Arlington, Virginia 22209. You’re invited to a very unusual event! It’s a strategic workshop! .

8 Nonprofit Lessons Learned from the 2014 FUSE Conference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Allie @ Virginia Consumer Voices for Healthcare. Thanks to a partnership with Salsa Labs , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the FUSE Conference on August 6-7 in Annandale, VA. Over 250 nonprofits were in attendance represented by staff mostly from the Millennial Generation who actively contributed to the conference hashtag: #FUSEcon2014.

[Free Webinar] 10 Ways Personalization Can Increase Donor Engagement

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Presented by: Virginia Weinstein of StatusLIVE. Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Do you find yourself asking these questions: How to I optimize donor engagement? How do I keep my donors happy? How can I increase response rates? How to I retain my donors? The answer… personalization. Personalization is no longer the exception, donors expect it and it’s the foundation for a good fundraising strategy.

Come celebrate Jamie’s recovery and the book launch with us!

SocialFish

Sponsored by Higher Logic at their brand new HQ in Virginia, the theme of the event is defining and communicating your organization’s culture in tangible, actionable ways that garner results. You’re invited to a very unusual event! It’s a strategic workshop! We got our heads together with our friends at Epic PR to put together a strategic workshop, a book launch party, and a cancer fundraiser all rolled into one!

Reverse Engineering the Nissan Leaf's Range Display

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However, my wife, Virginia, was not enthusiastic. Virginia and Jennifer would go in the Kleckner's Prius (which is a gas-electric hybrid with plenty of range) and the two Jim's would take the Leaf. Soon, we passed by my house, where Virginia and Jennifer were still sitting in the Prius, waiting for us to show (they had gone faster because of their lack of range anxiety). Geeks are textbook early adopters.

From Coast to Coast: How Healthcare Organizations are Handling the Outpouring of Support and In-Kind Gifts

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Virginia (C hildren’s H ospital of the K ings D aughters ) : We are receiving generous offers of financial contributions and donations of medical supplies from the community daily. Virginia (Augusta Health) : Ways You Can Help : While the most important priority for our community is to stay home and practice social distancing, many people are still looking for ways they can help.

Training Industry Selected Gyrus Systems as a 2018 Gamification Watch List Company

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The company is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Gyrus Systems , a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) vendor, announced today it has been selected as a 2018 Gamification Watch List company by Training Industry.com. The companies selected for the Top 20 Gamification List lead the way in engaging learners through innovative techniques, virtual reality, augmented reality, virtual worlds and simulations,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc.

Training Industry Inc’s 2018 Top 20 Learning Portal/ LMS Features Gyrus Systems LMS

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The company is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond, VA · September 24, 2018. Gyrus Systems , a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) vendor, announced today it has been selected as a 2018 Top 20 Learning Portal Company by Training Industry.com. The 2018 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS companies are the leaders in the learning technologies market,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc.

Tamil Nadu Temples

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Virginia and Kate, my wife and daughter, volunteered to come along with me on my one-week trip to South India. Virginia and Kate both received a live blessing from a real elephant in the temple. So, I extended it to two weeks and added a trip to Madurai as part of that. After visiting Aravind Eye Hospital and Aurolab, we started on our vacation time. South India is famous for its temples.

Hot Association Jobs – July 12

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Communications Coordinator , Virginia Nurses Association – As our Communications Coordinator, you will coordinate all communications, publications, electronic, social media, and public relations messages and collateral to ensure they consistently articulate the mission of the Virginia Nurses Association (VNA) and the Virginia Nurses Foundation (VNF). Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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Turning Fundraising into a Game: Groupon, Zynga and Care2 do it, Why Don’t You?

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Here are a few ways nonprofits are rewarding their fundraisers: Virginia Beach Bike MS – Bike shop gift certificates, VIP parking, a 30-minute massage and an invitation to their awards dinner await participants who raise over $4,000. Looking for additional resources like this? Register for our Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events Newsletter and get a monthly dose of quality content.

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Hot Association Membership and Marketing Jobs this week – January 26

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Manager, Education & Member Services , LeadingAge Virginia – LeadingAge Virginia is a 501(c)(6) association focused on education, advocacy, community building, stewardship, not-for-profit leadership, and expanding the world of possibilities for aging in Virginia. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

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Hurricane Sandy: How to Help

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NE Options: Virginia Disaster Relief Fund. We hope all of our readers on the East Coast are safe and sound after Hurricane Sandy. I also wanted to share Cynthia Samuels, (who runs the Care2 Cause Channel) terrific compilation of resources on how folks can help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Check it out and let me know if you have additional resources to add. American Red Cross: Red Cross Facebook page/information. Donations. Mobile $10 donation: text REDCROSS to 90999.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

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Virginia. Virginia charitable registration: $100. $30-$325 West Virginia. West Virginia charitable registration: $15-50, depending on type of organization ($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?”

Top 5 SMS Articles to Read this Week

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The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission developed a national text message counseling program that helps first-time college students transition more easily into college life. 1) Texting: Is it the Key to a Better College Transition? 2) Marketers leave text messaging untapped Only 29% of retailers use SMS, or short messaging service, text messages to communicate to consumers, according to our vendor OpenMarket’s report released in August.

TEDxNASA attendees rave over Nine Shift

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More than 1,500 people at the TEDxNASA conference in Newport News, Virginia raved over the Nine Shift presentation. . "A A terrific speech," said Eileen Spillane, Speakers Bureau Manager for NASA, the event's sponsor. "We We were honored to have you participate in TEDxNASA," she noted. . Addressing the conference theme, 'What Matters Next,' Draves said what matters next is that this is the decade when we create the new social infrastructure for society for the 21st century.