‘m spending time with family and we’re giving thanks for all we have. Rather than sharing photos of our food on Facebook, we’ll share our gratitude for this year and in anticipation of #GivingTuesday how to give back.… Read More
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Note from Beth: I’m thrilled to take the opportunity to learn more about how nonprofit causes can embrace the principles of the lean start up movement. In December, I’ll be covering the Lean Start Up Conference in San Francisco and in January I’ll be a judge and attend the Lean Impact Summit in SF.
This is from a blog post by Luis Chabolla at the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz. I had the change to work with his organizations and many other Packard grantees during my four years as Visiting Scholar.
I was only supposed to be there for nine months, but the interest from grantees and other capacity builders was strong. … Read More
I’m facilitating a Peer Learning Program for the Knight Foundation with community foundations that are hosting Giving Days using the Knight Foundation’s Giving Day Playbook. We were discussing marketing plans for earned, paid, online, and social media – and looking at good examples of social content. … Read More
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Note From Beth: The cartoon above is from my book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” and was alluding to what I call the “Cute Animal Theory” that content performs better when you have a cute animal, a dog, a cat, or even a squirrel.