Beth Kanter's Blog

What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

AI4Good, Bots, Resilience

Yes, I walked onto the stage for the closing plenary at the Festival del Fundraising wearing an astronaut suit (that included a GivingTuesday sticker), to the theme of 2001 Space Odyssey, speaking Italian (poorly), with Marcelo Iniarra (creative concept was his idea) and shared some insights about the new ecosystem for fundraisers.… Read More

AI-Driven Fundraising Campaigns

AI4Good, Experimentation, Measurement

Network For Good hosted a virtual conference today called “Fundraise Like Netflix: Engaging Donors in a Subscription-Driven World,” that included several hours of online presentations about strategy and tools for getting repeat donors.  What caught my interest was Adam Ruff’s session called “From Manual To AI: The Past, Present and Future of Marketing Automation,” as Allison Fine and I are actively researching the use of AI to scale generosity.… Read More

Blockchain for Impact: Blockchain Revolution Global Event Wrap-Up

AI4Good, Guest Post

Blockchain for Impact: Blockchain Revolution Global Event Wrap-Up – Guest Post 
By Amy Neumann

Note from Beth:   Amy Neumann recently attended the Blockchain for Impact gathering in Toronto last month with 1200 attendees from dozens of countries.  The event was hosted by the Blockchain Research Institute.   

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Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Organizational Culture, Resilience

Last week I presented a session at the  Nonprofit Technology Conference called “Activating A Culture of Resilience for Sustainable Impact,” with fellow NTEN board members, Ananda Leeke & Meico Whitlock as well as Carrie Rice.

We each tackled a different aspect of resilience. … Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Using Posters To Spark Learning

Training Design

Before I get to the topic of using posters to make your workshops or meeting more interactive (and fun), I want to wish you a Happy International Women’s Day!  The photo above is from a mini-workshop I did as part of Wake International’s “Tech2EmpowerUSA.” at Twitter Headquarters this week. … Read More