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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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Webinar Notes: Social Media Measurement Standards: Progress and Roadmap

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Note From Beth: I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with KD Paine, the Goddess of Measurement,  on my next book,  “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” which not talks about what to measure, but how nonprofits can do it.    

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4 Lessons on Building Games for Change

 

Note from Beth: While I’m facilitating “Networked NGO Workshops” in Delhi for Packard grantees in India,  I’ve lined up a few guest posts.  I’ve been following the Games for Change Festival since 2005 and now that more nonprofits are incorporating gaming strategies in their marketing approaches,  this article share some valuable insights.  

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