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#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

 

#thankful4home: A Lesson in Project Based Learning & Gratitude guest post by Lisa Colton

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath. … Read More

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Note for Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic.    

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A Guide to Evaluating Networks

Note from Beth:I met Madeleine Taylor back in 2009 while I was Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.  This was fairly early in the Foundation’s exploration of networks and Madeleine came in to discuss her approach to evaluating networks.  

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5 Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Note from Beth: Micro-lending and crowdfunding platforms are  part of the sharing economy.   While they don’t completely solve the issue of wealth distribution and equity, here’s an inspiring story about a micro lending platform called Milaap which is the Hindi word for connecting.    

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Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

Note for Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic.  

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