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GEO: Back to Basics


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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Campus Party H4SB — Hacking for Something Better Coming to US in 2012

Photos by Jamie Stobie and used with permission from the photographer


Note from Beth: My colleague, Daniel Ben-Horin, from TechSoup Global has been in the nonprofit technology for decades.   He has seen it all.   But when he gets excited about an activity that could benefit the nonprofit technology sector,  I listen.      

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Vote and Comment for ALL these Awesome Nonprofit Panels at SXSW!

The  SXSW Interactive Festival (scheduled March, 2012 in Austin, Texas) is a mega huge social media industry event.  The final program is selected through a combination of an open submission and voting process.   The process has opened – so you can browse and vote  for the nonprofit panels you think are worthy of being on the program until September 2, 2011.… Read More

Enchantment: Resisting Guy Kawasaki Is Futile

Yesterday, the Social Media for Nonprofit Conference series kicked off in San Francisco yesterday in War Memorial Green Room with support from Microsoft.   The conference shared practical tips and tools with expert speakers including, JD Lasica, Social Brite,  Susan Gordon of, Jonah Sachs of Free Range Studios, Charles Porch of FacebookSusan Tenby of TechSoup Global and Kellie McElhaney, founding faculty director of the Center for Responsible Business at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.… Read More

How To Get Fire in Your Organization’s Belly: Key Insight from the Millennial Donor Summit

Millennials – We know they are young, tech savvy and well-educated-but they are also some of the most active when it comes to donating and volunteering.   So what’s the secret to engaging Millennials in your  nonprofit organization’s work?   The Millennial Donor Summit explored this question and others while engaging participants in a virtual setting.     … Read More