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Getting Started Again (After A Break)

That’s Hank, a dog that belongs to Ryann Miller from Care2 Network.  He’s one of many four-legged and fine feathered fans of  “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”   I had the honor of doing a Care2 webinar in December which was one of over 40 book talks, presentations, webinars, and workshops to launch the book.  … Read More

Nonprofits: Leave A Comment for a Chance to Win a Dell Computer with Windows 8

 

Today,  I was honored to be one of the changemakers  interviewed in Catchafire’s Generosity Series, a celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its causes, its benefits, and how to inspire more.   The goal of the series is to understand how small acts of generosity rather than exclusively deep-pocketed philanthropy can make a difference.… Read More

Wisdom About Networks From Encore Network

I get to work with many grantees from the Packard Foundation, including the Encore Fellowships Network—which enables professionals to transition from private sector careers into high-impact roles in the nonprofit sector—used a network-scaling model to grow from a single pilot program in Silicon Valley to a network of 200 organizations operating in 20 metropolitan areas nationwide.… Read More

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Note from Beth: I’ve written about the importance of building resilience in networks given the complex and connected environment we live in today.   So, when Pat Brandes from the Barr Foundation sent me this thought piece on building resilience of networks, it resonated on many different levels.

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Does Your Nonprofit Need Some Data Therapy?

Earlier this week, I participated in a  meeting hosted by the Knight Foundation that brought together a small group of  amazing thinkers in Silicon Valley — nonprofits, for-profits, activists, bloggers, and others interested in technology for civic engagement that builds connections between residents and our governments.    … Read More