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Top 10 Spreadsheet Secrets From A Nonprofit Data Nerd

Note from Beth: I made a personal goal for myself to get past my dislike of spreadsheets and become more fluent.  First I had to “Stop Fearing the Spreadsheet” and then started to interview nonprofit data nerds about their Excel secrets.  

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PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Note from Beth: I’m headed down to Austin, TX for SXSW where I will have the pleasure of facilitating a workshop on measuring social media with KD Paine with case studies by David Neff and Carie Lewis.   David is based on Austin — wanted to share with you a post about crowdfunding to celebrate Austin Giving Day #AmplifyAtx that raised over $2 million earlier this week.

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Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Note from Beth: One of the most common questions I get at workshops or webinars is, “Should our organization be on XYZ social or mobile platform?”   My answer is:  ”Don’t ask me, ask your audience.”   That to say that you need to know your audience and how they get their information.  

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Guest Post: Why Haven’t Foundations Responded to the Newtown Shootings?

Why Haven’t Foundations Responded to the Newtown Shootings?   Guest Post by Vince Stehle

As a nation, we have seen mass shootings many times over the years. According to Mother Jones Magazine, there have been more than 60 mass shootings in the past 30 years and more than 150 deaths this year alone.… Read More

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Note from Beth: As part of my work at the Packard Foundation,  I’ve had the honor of designing and facilitating a “networked capacity building project” for a cluster of grantees, state-based groups,  to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children.  

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