May, 2011 | Beth's Blog

Archive for May, 2011

iPads for Emergencies

This spring, CARD is working hard to get 15  iPads donated for use in their training and response efforts. iPads can be used for small and large presentations, brainstorming sessions, workshops, and other valuable work. There are also hundreds of useful apps that CARD staff can use as first responders in emergencies.… Read More

Privacy and Security on Social Networks

A colleague recently shared this video that pokes fun of  the  “always on, gotta share everything on social networks” lifestyle for many people here in America.  It is a serious issue for professionals here in the US, especially if  they work in education or youth service nonprofits.   … Read More

Nonprofit Disruption: Evolving Models of Engagement and Support

My colleagues at The Monitor Institute  just published a study called “Disruption: Evolving Models of Engagement and Support,” a national study of member-based advocacy organizations.… Read More

Facebook, Nonprofits, and Youth Programs: Safety and Privacy Issues

Yesterday, Holly Ross at NTEN, mentioned that a common question she gets after talking about Social Media with nonprofits is from organizations that work with students or young people and are concerned about liability issues surrounding what students who “like” their page may post on their page, or on their own walls.  … Read More

Are You Charting Impact of Your Social Media?

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance, GuideStar USA and Independent Sector launched “Charting Impact,” a standard framework to easily and clearly understand the objectives, benchmarks for progress, and impact of nonprofits and foundations.    Charting Impact uses five deceptively simple questions that require reflection and discussion about what really matters – results.… Read More