Beth Kanter\'s Blog

The One Simple Thing That Nonprofit Leaders Do To Keep Inspired and Avoid Burnout

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Mindfulness, Reflection


Mike Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director

Yesterday, I honored to fill in as MC and interviewer for Darian Rodriguez Heyman at the Nonprofit Fundraising Masters event.   (Darian was welcoming his first child, a boy, into the world!). The event, a one-day conference designed to share the world’s most successful fundraisers’ secrets to success, most valuable tips and tools, and sources of inspiration.  … Read More

A Few Self-Care Tips for Fundraisers During Stressful Year End Giving Time

Books, Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Flickr Photo by Brittany Bush

Flickr Photo by Brittany Bush

We are heading into the most stressful time of year for nonprofits, especially for fundraisers.   Year-end giving campaigns.   With Giving Tuesday just around the corner, the kick off the that busy time of year for most nonprofit development directors and their teams is just ramping up.    … Read More

Let’s Step It Up: Join Me for a Walking Challenge

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Walking

The Surgeon General in partnership with Fitbit has issued the Step It Up! Challenge open to all Americans, running from October 13, 2016 at 12:01 AM PDT and ends on October 26, 2016 at 11:59 PM PDT.   The idea is to encourage people to walk more to improve health and raise awareness about making cities more walkable.  … Read More

The Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Nonprofit Work Day

Happy Healthy Nonprofit


Last week, I was in London teaching social media strategy workshops for London NGOs organized by Social Media Misfits and keynoted Institute of Fundraising’s Future of Fundraising Conference.  The workshops took place in different locations, including LinkedIn Headquarters in the UK,  GA, and a co-working space called Second Home,  a creative co-working space and cultural venue, bringing together diverse industries, disciplines and types of social businesses.… Read More

Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Cambodia, Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Philanthropy


I am thrilled to announce the official launch of my third book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout with co-author Aliza Sherman.   The book explores why burnout is so common in the nonprofit sector and simple ways to practice self-care and bring a culture of well-being into the nonprofit workplace.  … Read More