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Nonprofit Disruption: Evolving Models of Engagement and Support

My colleagues at The Monitor Institute  just published a study called “Disruption: Evolving Models of Engagement and Support,” a national study of member-based advocacy organizations.… Read More

Facebook, Nonprofits, and Youth Programs: Safety and Privacy Issues

Yesterday, Holly Ross at NTEN, mentioned that a common question she gets after talking about Social Media with nonprofits is from organizations that work with students or young people and are concerned about liability issues surrounding what students who “like” their page may post on their page, or on their own walls.  … Read More

How Mature Is Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Practice?

In our book, Networked Nonprofit, we describe the principles for becoming a networked nonprofit – a nonprofit that is simple, agile, transparent, and works more like a network than an isolated fortress.   Networked nonprofits are experts at using new media (social media, mobile, and other emerging technologies) to spread their missions, design and scale programs, communicate with stakeholders, or inspire behavior change.  … Read More

Social Media Policy Best Practices: Trust Is Cheaper Than Control

In my book, the Networked Nonprofit, we devoted an entire chapter to creating a social culture, including the development of a social media policy.   On my Facebook page,  I asked folks what the best practices were for creating a policy.  … Read More

The Networked Nonprofit Board

The last chapter of the Networked Nonprofit is on networked governance.  We thought this would be an easy part of the book to write – all we’d have to do is find examples of how boards online, opening up decisionmaking to outside influences.  … Read More