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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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Using a CMS to Make Your Website Social

Note from Beth: Your web site is your home base is the heart and soul of your content strategy.   It is where you can further develop relationships with audiences you connect with through social media channels and a platform for tracking conversions to action.    

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Using Cartoons To Make Sense of Your Data

Note From Beth: If you’ve picked up a copy of the newly released “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World” than you no doubt noticed the cartoons, created by Rob Cottingham,  that begin each chapter.  

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Measuring World Hunger Day

Note from Beth: My take away from this guest post is the advice that my co-author, KD Paine, has been saying for years.    ”Don’t measure the world, if you don’t have the time and resources to do so.”   It is a key theme in our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”     What we talk about is the idea of taking baby steps in measurement to build the practice and you won’t be able to do that if you attempt to measurement too many things and collect too much data.    

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