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How to use social media to inspire 40,000 people to give on one day

Note from Beth: Last year I covered Give to the Max Day and the impressive results.   Since I’m enroute to Kenya, I invited Jeff Achen to share his thoughts.   Go Minnesota!

How to use social media to inspire 40,000 people to give on one day
by Jeff Achen, GiveMN.org

On November 16, 2010, Minnesotans will take part in Give to the Max Day.… Read More

TechSoup Global: A Tale of Two Dramatically Different Networks and Their Development

Last week, I got to BoardSource at 8 am just so I could hear Marnie Webb and Rebecca Masisak, CO-CEOs of TechSoup Global share their lessons learned in developing, weaving, and stewarding two very different types of networks. The presentation is here.… Read More

Reflections from Monterey Community Foundation Workshop

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation this year, I’ve been experimenting with a lot of models for workshop delivery and curriculum for social media. This workshop, graciously hosted by the Community Foundation of Monterey County with support from the Packard Foundation, was a two-part session.… Read More

How to Turn Video Views Into Life-Saving Dollars

Note from Beth: On my way to Kenya for the Ushahidi Board meeting, so enjoy this post by Manny Hernandez.

We at the Diabetes Hands Foundation started the Big Blue Test in 2009 with a simple premise meant to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity for diabetes management: testing your blood sugar, exercising 14 minutes, testing your blood sugar again and sharing the results with the community.… Read More

Does Your Organization Already Have a Policy for Professional Conduct?

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I’ve had the honor to facilitate training workshops at grantee’s conference.   I just returned from doing Networked Nonprofit and Social Media workshops at the National Summer Learning Association’s Conference in Indianapolis.  … Read More