New Customer: 2-1-1 Wisconsin

VisionLink

We are pleased to welcome another new customer to the Visionlink network, 2-1-1 Wisconsin. There are seven 2-1-1 contact centers in Wisconsin, divided regionally.

U. of Wisconsin Donor Offers $1 for Each New Twitter Follower

AFP Blog

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education : But the University of Wisconsin at Madison may be the first college to get a donation for increasing its follower count. Through October 3, an alumnus will donate $1 for each new Twitter follower or Facebook “like,” up to $50,000. After four days, the university has raised almost $8,000 dollars with the project, called the Bucky Challenge. The money will be used for student scholarships

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Farmers supporting the Wisconsin Protests

Tech Soup Blog

80% of farmers in Wisconsin market their produce through some sort of cooperative arrangement, an arrangement also threatened by actions to take apart unions.

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

Connection Cafe

As a native Texan going to graduate school in Wisconsin, I signed up on a sunny September day not only to support the cause, but also because it seemed like something that would make for a good story one day.

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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Lets You Text to Find the Closest Condom

Mobile Commons

The Wisconsin Planned Parenthood affiliate knows it isn’t always easy to make sexual health a priority – especially if you have limited resources. By texting NCNW to 69866, Wisconsin residents can get the nearest free condom location sent straight to their phone. That means that it only takes a few minutes for anyone in Wisconsin to find free condoms at a convenient place.

TechSoup Honors Unsung Heroes

Tech Soup Blog

I'd like you to meet Kerry Thomson at Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County, Indiana; Lori Chidgey of Corazon Ministries in San Antonio, Texas; Betty Martin of Cape Girardeau Public Library in Missouri; and the late Rory Foster of the Northwoods Wildlife Center in Minocqua, Wisconsin.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Wisconsin. Wisconsin business tax registration: $20. Wisconsin charitable registration: $15 ($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.

Meet the People we work with – Green Valley

Vertex Systems

We’ve completed a new case study of one of our clients – Green Valley Enterprises in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. And we’ve also got a new Customer Spotlight up, featuring the executive director of Green Valley. His name is Jack Hankes … Continue reading →

6 Proven Ways to Grow Your eMail List using Facebook [w/ Slides]

Connection Cafe

If you’re an advocacy organization – like Citizen Action of Wisconsin (below) – you’re probably already doing this. Growing your email list is core to any nonprofit’s email marketing strategy.

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How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. We select the “Wisconsin Only” feed, like so: You: Nice. This will allow you to enter a filter word or phrase, like your company name or brand, or in our case, “wisconsin”.

Nonprofit Marketing Research Made Simple, No Matter Your Budget

Connection Cafe

Rose Gear is a second-year Masters of Business Administration candidate in the Bolz Center for Arts Administration at the Wisconsin School of Business. Have you ever had to make a decision that impacted your organization or its constituents?

#CelebrateAdobeCC — It's a Wrap!

Tech Soup Blog

Our winners represent a little glamour from the Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, plus some creativity from Yerba Buena Gardens Festival and Literacy Services of Wisconsin. Our third place, bronze prize goes to Literacy Services of Wisconsin (LSW). The end has come.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin: How to Tell Your Nonprofit Story with Spark. Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin: Giving Tuesday Brainstorming. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5.

Balance the Spontaneous and Strategic of Social Media: Newsjacking and Obamacare

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sarah Eskrich, health policy analyst for Wisconsin Council for Children and Families , shared that they had prepared their top ten list for their blog which led to a huge spike in blog traffic and even heavier traffic for the few days before.

11NTC Tip of the Day: Get out and See DC!

NTEN

NW) Bureau of Engraving and Printing (14th and C Streets SW) National Cathedral (3101 Wisconsin Ave. The Nonprofit Technology Conference is now less than one week away!

How to Manage People Who Work Remotely

Tech Soup Blog

The University of Wisconsin also has some useful language in its telecommuting policy and guidelines (PDF). Call it what you will, telework or telecommuting or remote work has grown nearly 80 percent in the U.S. since 2005.

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“Getting Real” with Donors: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Securing Unrestricted Gifts

Connection Cafe

Sara Woldt is an MBA candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Bolz Center for Arts Administration with career interests in marketing and development. Upon graduation, she hopes to secure a position at an institution committed to diversity, access and education. . A new building, a new program, a new artistic endeavor – all exciting opportunities to raise more donor dollars!

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Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

O’Brien graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin?Madison, posted by Maureen O''Brien Development Director Musical Instrument Museum I recently had the opportunity to travel to Paris, France to attend the 5ème conférence de fundraising pour le secteur culturel (5th conference on fundraising for the cultural sector) put on by the Association Française des Fundraisers (French Association of Fundraisers).

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We swam in the Wisconsin river, which was wind-whipped and tamarack stained.

Inspiring Loyalty: Donor Stewardship in Arts and Culture

Connection Cafe

Sara Woldt is an MBA candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Bolz Center for Arts Administration with career interests in marketing and development. Upon graduation, she hopes to secure a position at an institution committed to diversity, access and education. . Stewardship is often discussed as it relates to university advancement and is more rarely discussed in terms of arts and cultural organizations.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Killer Brick Killer Brick Last Updated on Thursday, 2 August 2007 02:29 Written by Steve Thursday, 2 August 2007 02:29 Just got back from vacation in rural Wisconsin.

Using SMS to Aid Pre-Surgery Compliance and Post-Surgery Recovery

Mobile Commons

The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee ran a study to see if text message reminders could increase patient compliance for pre-surgical showers. The long lists of dos and don’ts prior to a surgery can sometimes cause patients to neglect a crucial step.

From boring to brilliant: Using data for maximum impact

ASU Lodestar Center

Here is a link to the University of Wisconsin Superior citation help list , including a link to the Purdue Owl, an excellent resource for all types of writing. posted by. Carolyn Owens , Grant Writer & Partner. 501 Navigation.

9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

An increasing number of public libraries are discovering TechSoup donations, but few are maxing them out like Waukesha Public Library in Wisconsin.

Flash Mob Gone Wrong. What if?

Network-Centric Advocacy

How does this change the way you organize as a teacher in Wisconsin? Flashmob gone wrong. This is interesting food for thought in 5:40 seconds. We know there have been flash mobs that lead to vandalism and muggings.

Twenty "Fearless" Changemakers

Have Fun - Do Good

Jordyn Schara | WI P2D2 (Wisconsin Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal) | Reedsburg, WI Wisconsin Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal (WI P2D2) has collected over 900,000 pounds of un-used prescription drugs curtailing over-the-counter (OTC) drug abuse.

From Year 1 to Year 2: The Importance of Retaining First Gifts

Connection Cafe

Sara Woldt is an MBA candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Bolz Center for Arts Administration with career interests in marketing and development.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Northeast Wisconsin’s nonprofit community is integral to our day-to-day quality of life and long-term success. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Quick Hit: Online Dialogue about Business Models for the Arts on Monday, April 25

Museum 2.0

Both Andrew and James run programs in Arts Administration (at the Wisconsin School of Business and Drexel University respectively) and have lots of experience working and researching what makes arts organizations successful. I'm reaching the end of my consulting days, with just one more day on the road before I dedicate myself to Santa Cruz and The Museum of Art & History. I wanted to let you know about a bonus opportunity that has popped up.

Facebook gets out the vote | Beaconfire Wire

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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?

Feel Free | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

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?

Embracing a More Diverse Audience in Arts and Culture

Connection Cafe

Sara Woldt is an MBA candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Bolz Center for Arts Administration with career interests in marketing and development.

Six WIIFM Incentives to Build Your Email List

John Haydon

If you’re an advocacy organization – like Citizen Action of Wisconsin (below) – you’re probably already doing this. If you visit the websites of most nonprofits, you will find a critical piece missing in their list-building strategy.

Good Food Revolution: Will Allen of Growing Power

Have Fun - Do Good

He lives with his wife in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and is the author, with Charles Wilson, of The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities. Folks from every aspect of our society, and every profession are involved in the food system.

Big Data, Philanthropy, and Health at SOCAP13

Tech Soup Blog

The tools aggregate data from a few different sources: The Center for Responsive Politics , GovTrack.us , Follow The Money , and the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Big data is still one of those concepts that baffle me. How big does the data have to be? Where does it come from?

Building the Future: A Legacy of Success

Connection Cafe

Develop What? Creating a Legacy of Pride. Contributing to a blog is like contributing to the Pharmacy of Life: Some days we’re Confucius, dispensing wisdom, while on others we’re more like Ann Landers, dispensing advice to anyone who will listen.

Social Media Tips from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

Read a first-hand account from Jeff Dawson, director of the Lester Public Library in Wisconsin, on how this rural library built up its social media presence. By now, you've probably heard all the benefits of building a social media presence on Facebook or Twitter.

Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next segment was a presentation and discussion about the process and value of establishing a social media policy from Sara Eskrich Wisconsin Council on Children and Families.

Challenges for Solving

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This would be worth doing with someone like the University of Wisconsin's TRACE Center 7. We often brainstorm about things we would like to build. I was recently looking at the Rockefeller/InnoCentive partnership. InnoCentive is a place where you post problems you'd like solved. We came up with a similar list for Benetech. However, since our issues are all information tech issues, we don't fit the InnoCentive model (which is hard sciences).

Race Report: Spirit of Racine Half Ironman

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Spirit of Racine Half Ironman Triathlon, Racine, Wisconsin. To cap of my trip to Wisconsin, I took part in the Spirit of Racine Half Ironman with 2000 random midwesterners willing to get up at 5 am and jump in Lake Michigan.