Beth Kanter\'s Blog

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

Guest Post

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Note from Beth:   I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of Data Driven Nonprofits by Steve Maclaughlin (launching Sept. 6th so stay tuned) and so data and nonprofits has been on my brain.  So when colleague, Cheryl Contee reached out an idea for this post, I could not resist!  

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Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

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Pre-Order my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.  The book is being published by Wiley on October 10th.

I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “Reality Storytellers” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation.  … Read More

Experiential Leadership Development

Training Design

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I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “Reality Storytellers” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation.  I was honored to travel around the country with 40 of the brightest and inspiring creative leaders, from  screenwriters to speechwriters, publicists to producers, authors to filmmakers and more.     … Read More

The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.

Fundraising

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Note from Beth:    We are in the “dog days of summer,” that quiet time of year when a lot of people are on vacation and we might catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower lighting up the night skies.  

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Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Fundraising

 

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For the past three years,  I have had the honor of serving as the facilitator for the Knight Foundation Peer Learning Exchange for the Giving Day Initiative.    Today, the Foundation has released a new report: “Beyond the Dollars: The Long-Term Value of Giving Days for Community Foundations,” written by Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies.  … Read More