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The ALS Ice Bucket Donor Retention Challenge

Last month,  I had the pleasure of attending the Social Innovation Summit,  a twice annual event that represents a global convening of thought leaders in technology, investment, philanthropy, international development, and business.   I’ve been going every year since 2009 to cover the event on my blog.    … Read More

Join Me Live From Brasil to Celebrate #GivingTuesday #DiadeDoar on 12/2 at 11:00 AM PST

I’m in Sao Paulo, Brasil to speak at Telefonica’s Conference on virtual volunteering that takes place on December 2nd (GivingTuesday).  I’ll be talking about how individuals and NGOS can have a great impact by building relationships online and inspiring their networks to take action – whether volunteering, giving money,or  educating others.… Read More

Record-breaking donations on Give to the Max Day in Minnesota

GiveMN launched its “Give to the Max Day” over 6 years ago.  It was one of the first 24-hour day of giving that rallies and inspires to donate to charities.  On November 13, Minnesotans broke a record Thursday, donating more than $18 million to schools and non-profits.  … Read More

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Note from Beth: It’s Giving Day Season!   I’m working with a network of community foundations, grantees of the Knight Foundation, that are hosting giving days as the facilitator.     The peer learning exchange is experimenting with best practices for Giving Days.     The group is using and adding their knowledge to The Giving Day Playbook.  

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10 Best Practices for Planning Successful Crowd Funding or Giving Day Campaigns

Last week, I was honored to deliver the lunch keynote at the 2014 TechNow Conference in Pittsburgh, PA organized by The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University. (My trick for helping participants avoid a food coma is to get the audience moving).… Read More