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Archive for the ‘Capacity’ Category

What is the Funder’s Role in Supporting Good Measurement?

Meet  Bib Filbon and Jeff Bladt who have the job title, “Data Scientist,” and are on staff at DoSomething.Org.     They work in partnership with DoSomething’s program staff to collect, analyze, and make sense of data to improve impact of DoSomething’s programs. … Read More

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US.    Last week, I had the pleasure of working with a group of Population and Reproductive Health grantees from Pakistan on a peer learning group called “The Networked NGO,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More

Integrated Social Media for Sustainable Agriculture

Ag Grantees Twitter Webinar  

View more presentations from Beth Kanter

As Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation,  my work plan includes delivering many different peer learning opportunities, coaching, and training with grantees.    Yesterday,  I had the pleasure of doing a Webinar for grantees of the Agriculture Sub-Program.    … Read More

Supporting NGOs in underserved countries, and recommending consultants

Note from Beth: I’ve just returned from leading an intense “Networked NGO” training for Packard Foundation PRH grantees from Pakistan.    The four-day workshop covered effective practices of networked ngos, including culture change, integrated social media strategy, and tactics.    I worked with a group of eight organizations with two staff people from each.    

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Scrappy VS Strategic: Is there a generational divide in nonprofits around how to innovate using new technology?

Note from Beth: I’m working in Dubai this week and have lined up some guest posts from some colleagues.    Daniel Ben-Horin from TechSoup Global wrote a thought provoking post over at the SSIR about generational differences in nonprofits when it comes to trying to scale social change strategies using social technologies.  

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