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Deepening Engagement, One Drawing at a Time

Note from Beth: Just as I was leaving for Cambodia,  there was a great discussion within a comment thread over on my blog brand page on Facebook in reaction to post about the HSUS Facebook post that went viral.   Darren accepted my offer to share a post to deepen the discussion about engagement.

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Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors

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Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors Guest Post By Geri Stengel, Ventureneer

Note from Beth: We know that social media can bring in the small dollar donors, but what about larger gifts?  This is a question that was answered in a study from 2009 and the answer is yes.Read More

Tell the Packard Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness Program How You Think They Should Do Their Work!

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Note from Beth:   This is an ongoing series from the Organizational Effectiveness Program team at the Packard Foundation about developing their program funding strategy in an open way or what has been dubbed “Learning In Public.”   In March, at the  GEO Conference (Grantmakers for Effective Organizations) Kathy Reich, Director, Organizational Effectiveness Program at the Packard Foundation and Jared Raynor, Director of Evaluation at TCC Group and I shared some lessons learned about “learning in public,” including case study about how the OE program analyzed its “goldmine” of grantee data to lay the ground for the development of the funding strategy.  Read More

Creating The Village It Takes To Do Coalition Work

Note From Beth: One of the principles in my book, The Networked Nonprofit, was that networked nonprofits consider people and organizations as part of their networks to make change.   They also know how to work as network versus single entities and all of this done through the building more and better relationships.    

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Customer Feedback in the Non-Profit Sector: Listening to Low-Income Consumers

Note From Beth: With the rise of mobile adoption and the primary use to access the Internet and social platforms, it is reaching across consumer segments of all income levels.  Zero Divide published a report called “Funding Mobile Strategies for Social Impact: The Future is Now”.

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