Beth Kanter's Blog

New Book: Social Movements for Good

Books

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My colleague, Derrick Feldman, has just published a new book, “Social Movements for Good,” a guidebook for driving change, by taking advantage of the social “currency” that makes movements go viral.  If you don’t know Derrick, he has spent a career showing organizations how to best reach donors, activists, and employees, and engage a new generation of supporters. … Read More

January Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What Are You Doing To Be Happier, Healthier in 2016?

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January is a good time to reflect, recharge, and establish healthy habits that make us more effective in our nonprofit work.  Many of us work for nonprofits because we are passionate about social change missions. But let’s be honest, working in the nonprofit sector can be tough, especially with limited resources and the never-ending to do list.… Read More

DoGoodData Conference 2016: Early Bird Registration Ends 1/31

Data

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Do you believe data can help make the world a better place? Are you wondering how your organization can more effectively harness and gain value from your data? Are you constantly thinking about how to gain the information you need to improve your program?… Read More

New E-Book: Measurement 101 for Nonprofits by KD Paine @queenofmetrics

Measurement

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I learned about measurement from Katie Delahaye Paine, who is the leading expert in measuring communications strategies.  Why else would everyone call her The Queen of Metrics!  I was honored enough to co-author a book with Katie, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” a book about measuring social media and networks.      … Read More

Guest Post: Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile

Guest Post

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Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile – Guest Post by Jacob Harold, Guidestar

I’m excited to announce a major milestone in GuideStar’s history.

GuideStar’s vision is to drive philanthropy by increasing nonprofit data collection, distribution, and innovation. Today, we take a giant leap toward further achieving that vision.… Read More