Last week, my adventure in Alaska started with a meeting with representatives from community foundations around the state of Alaska hosted by the Alaska Community Foundation. That’s where I met Joe Page from the Jessica Stevens Foundation who told me the amazing story about the Talkeetna Bachelor Society.… Read More
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Note from Beth: Last week I was in New Orleans for the National Assembly of State Arts Councils meeting. I facilitated a peer session with Public Information Officers and a Mini-Workshop on managing and measuring a social media presence. We covered strategy, especially identifying audiences through personas and key objectives.
The Story of Stuff Project made this video to inspire more people to choose family over frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday. I’m spending the day with family in Atlantic City, NJ. Please join me in signing the pledge on the site to confirm that you’ll spend that day investing in community and family, rather than stuff. … Read More
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Note from Beth: “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” is getting a lot of good feedback as people read and apply the ideas in the book. One of the key messages in the book is that nonprofits should not start with the tools and data, but start to clearly define success and their audience.