Beth Kanter's Blog

New Report: #AI4Giving – Unlocking Generosity with Artificial Intelligence

AI4Giving, Fundraising

Today, Allison Fine and I are pleased to announce the  release our paper, Unlocking Generosity with Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Giving. This paper is the culmination of nearly two years of research including literature and landscape reviews and dozens of interviews with experts around the world.Read More

Tips To Make Online Meetings Less Exhausting

Facilitation, Meeting Design, Online Meetings, Remote Work, Virtual Facilitation


Recently I facilitated an online session about how to get better at online meetings for Lightful in the UK where I am a Senior Advisor at Lightful, among other activities, facilitate online master classes for their BRIDGE programme.

Here’s an overview the tips and resources I shared.… Read More

Five Tips for Nonprofits to Avoid Virtual Fatigue

Digital Wellness, Online Meetings, Remote Work

It is uncertain exactly when we will be able to work together in our offices, although it is clear that our work will involve primarily digital connections with others for a while longer   While the cloud of the global health and financial crisis are weighing on us, the technology we are using as our life line is prompting a new ailment – exhaustion. Read More

The Secret To Successful Work/Life Balance When You Work From Home

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Remote Work, Work-Life Balance


This morning I facilitated a virtual mini-workshop for the Resource Alliance as part of its Plan C Online Discussions. The workshop, Work/Life Balance: Tips Fundraisers During A Pandemic included fundraisers from many different countries. The interactive workshop focused on personal resilience tips based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit. … Read More

Ways To Use Zoom Breakout Rooms To Increase Meeting Engagement

Digital Wellness, Facilitation, Online Meetings, Virtual Facilitation

We are only about one month into the world’s largest work from home experiment.  This means spending a big part of our day sitting in front of a screen that looks like the Brady Brunch. It has surfaced a new technology affliction:  Zoom Overload. Read More