Fundraising | Beth’s Blog - Part 5

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It’s Giving Days Season! No It’s A Giving Days Movement!

#GivingTuesday is a day of giving where of thousands of organizations and individuals (including me) come together to give and call attention to giving, volunteering, and infecting others.   In its first year, #GivingTuesday,  a national effort initiated by the 92ndY and the U.N.Read More

Hosting a Day of Giving? The Knight Foundation Playbook Answers Your Questions

As a Master Trainer, one of my favorite models of training adults is the Peer Learning Exchange where a group of participants who are working on a similar project or domain of practices interact regularly to learn how to do it better.  … Read More

Using Salesforce to Cultivate Donor Relationships

Note From Beth: Last month, I did a webinar for the SalesForce Foundation on measuring social media.   The Foundation is offering webinars and publishing white papers for nonprofits.  Two recent papers that caught my eye were:  ”How to Use Social Media for Social Good” and “Building Meaningful Engagement.”   Recently,  I had an opportunity to meet Tal Frankurt, CEO of Cloud for Good, where he shared some thoughts about how a well-designed SalesForce database could be an excellent tool for managing, measuring, and tracking relationships with donors.  

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7 Things I learned About Social Media Powered Online Fundraising and A Big Heartfelt Thank You for #OceanLoveEarl

If you have been following me on Twitter, Facebook, this blog or other social media channels, you know that my father passed away several weeks ago.  I decided to metabolize my grief by doing an online fundraiser in his memory to raise money for Surf Rider Foundation for ocean conservation as well as do a virtual online memorial event where I asked people to tweet with the hashtag #OceanLoveEarl on July 3rd and share their favorite ocean stories.    … Read More

#OceanLoveEarl Share Your Favorite Ocean Story on July 3rd for My Dad’s Online Memorial

Online Memorial: July 3, 2013
In Loving Memory of Earl Kanter MD
Tweet or Facebook your favorite story about the ocean or share an ocean conservation link with #oceanLoveEarl hashtag

My Dad passed away this past week after long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s.  … Read More