Beth Kanter's Blog

Ten Books for Every Nonprofit Professional’s Reading List

Books

I travel a lot for work which means I spend many hours on airplanes. If nothing else, it is a good opportunity to catch up on reading. Here’s ten books that nonprofit colleagues and authors have shared with me in the last few months and I wanted to share them with you.… Read More

#MyGivingStory Contest 2018

Philanthropy


I am thrilled to be a judge for #MyGivingStory 2018!  So, of course, I want to encourage you to share your giving story and compete for cash grants for your favorite nonprofit organization.

#MyGivingStory is a social media storytelling contest that fosters a public conversation about giving and inspires more people to give.… Read More

Tech2Empower: The Llama Pack Project

Capacity, Training Design

Last week I was got to work on a week-long service trip in Cusco, Peru as part of Wake: Women’s Alliance for Knowledge Exchange #Tech2empower program where women who work in technology volunteer to share their professional skills and knowledge with women-run business owners.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: #IamRemarkable Icebreaker in Peru

Training Design

Greetings from Cusco, Peru!

I am honored to be working with Wake International on their Tech2Empower Program in Cusco, Peru. The program hosts a delegation of women who work in the tech industry to share their knowledge and skills with women-focused nonprofits, startups and girls empowerment programs in developing countries and in the US.… Read More

Recap: Twitter #GivingTuesdayMyths Chat Hosted by Salesforce Foundation

Philanthropy

Yesterday Allison Fine and I participated in a chat hosted by the Salesforce Foundation and moderated by Emily Goodstein on the topic “GivingTuesday Myths.”  I have to say that the best thing shared was from Rob Cottingham who illustrated a key point about the importance of building relationship and engagement!… Read More