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Taking Baby Steps to Social Media Maturity with Your Peers

Flickr Photo by Johnny Hall

Note from Beth: This past year has been a deep exploration into how nonprofits can use measurement and reflection to improve their practices as a networked nonprofit and social media.    As part of my work at the Packard Foundation,  I designed and facilitated several peer learning groups and exchanges.  

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Heroes with A Heart Grant Recognizes Unsung Nonprofit Heroes

Heroes with A Heart Grant Recognizes Unsung Nonprofit Heros – Guest Post by John Haydon

If you’re like most people, you get most of your inspiration from people who are quietly changing the world each and every day. They’re not on the front page of the newspaper, and they’re not mingling with the Gates and Buffets of the world.… Read More

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation

Time Magazine provocatively named “The Protester” as its 2011 “Person of the Year” for its riveting influence on last year’s social and political events.… Read More

Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Note from Beth: Over five years ago, I connected with Sam Mayfield, an independent media maker,  through my blog.  In 2008,  she asked for advice about raising money to go to Africa to help support the first community access television station opening in Ghana.  … Read More

Learning Out Loud – Guest Post by Linda Wood – Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund

Note from Beth: One of the themes I’ve been exploring over the last few years related to networks is transparency.   We devoted a whole chapter to the topic in the Networked Nonprofit. In my next book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit”  my co-author KD Paine and I take a look at how you measure it.  

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