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How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis

pope emoji

As you probably know, the Pope is visiting the United States this week in Washington, DC; Philadelphia; and New York City.   While the crowds will gather on the ground for a change to touch the hand of Pontiff, there will be a lot of crowds online to celebrate his visit.  … Read More

What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

Photo by Social Misfits

I am just back from spending a few days in London where I keynoted the “Future of Social” Conference hosted by Social Misfits Media with a talk about Gen Z or as they say in the UK, Gen Zed.   … Read More

How Gen Z Donors Harness the Power of Online Giving

Note from Beth: Next week, I’ll be keynoting the “Future of Social Media Conference” in London hosted by Social Misfits in partnership with Facebook, JustGiving, the Hospital Club Foundation, and the Guardian Voluntary Sector Network.  I’ll be talking about the next generation of donors and how they use social media, mobile, and other technology to raise money for causes they care about.    

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Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Perhaps you’ve been reading about Gen Z and that they’re tech savvy, passionate about doing good, and might just shake up philanthropy.    I recently read an article in the New York Times about conference for Gen Z who were learning entrepreneurial skills.… Read More

Hey Nonprofits: Here Comes Gen Z Donors


Many nonprofit fundraisers know about and have specific strategies to reach, cultivate, and solicit baby boom donors, Gen X donors, and Gen Y donors.   But look out, get ready to reach out to Gen Z donors, sometimes called “PhilanthroTeens”  or “PhilanthroKids.”

These potential donors are teens (and pre-teens) with a passion for social change and who grew up not knowing what it was like to not to have a cell phone  or be connected to Facebook.  … Read More