Housekeeping | Beth's Blog - Part 29

Archive for the ‘Housekeeping’ Category

Privacy and Security on Social Networks

A colleague recently shared this video that pokes fun of  the  “always on, gotta share everything on social networks” lifestyle for many people here in America.  It is a serious issue for professionals here in the US, especially if  they work in education or youth service nonprofits.   … Read More

Social Media, Foundations, and Grantees: What Works, What Doesn’t?

This week I attended Center for Effective Philanthropy’s  conference “Better Philanthropy: From Data to Impact” where I participated on a panel about social media, foundations, and grantees.   Vincent Stehle moderated and other panelists included Paula Goldman, Omidyar Network,  Jacob Harold, Program Officer, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Travis Manzione, Director of Assessment Tools for CEP.… Read More

Show Your Mama Some Love

Show some love in the next fews at To Mama With Love, a creative social fundraiser that leverages the emotional connection we feel with our own mothers or our own pride of being a mom.  Epic Change is inviting everyone to participate in an online collaborative art project to honor moms around the Globe.… Read More

Connected Citizens Report: The Power, Peril, and Potential of Networks

Knight Foundation and Monitor Institute published a new report called “Connected Citizens” that looks at the impact of networks on communities, and asks, what do these emerging networks mean for community change? And, how can funders leverage them for good?  … Read More

How can funders catalyze and support networks? Join the conversation #netfunders on April 5-6th

Over the past 18 months, I’ve been participating in The Network of Networked Funders, a community of practice for grantmakers facilitated by the Monitor Institute.  These grantmakers are supporting and working through networks to pool their learning and increase the impact of their respective grantmaking practices. … Read More