Capacity | Beth's Blog - Part 5

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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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Packard Foundation OE Launches Their Strategy Refresh Site

Note From Beth: Last month I had the pleasure of co-presenting at the GEO Conference (Grantmakers for Effective Organizations) with Kathy Reich, Director, Organizational Effectiveness Program at the Packard Foundation and Jared Raynor, Director of Evaluation at TCC Group, that helped OE analyze its “goldmine” of grantee data.  … Read More

The Capacity-Building Frontier(s)

 

Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the  GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle.   The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results.

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Does Your Nonprofit Need Legal Counsel About Using Social Media?

Source: amazon.com via Beth on Pinterest

 

 

Over the past couple of years as I’ve guided nonprofits in preparing their social media policies or when I speak,  I get asked questions that are more legal issues than about using social media.  … Read More