Philanthropy | Beth's Blog - Part 4

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Why Can’t the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector Scale Generosity? #givedaylessons

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What Happened on Give Local America Day?

For the past few years, I’ve been facilitating a peer learning group with a small cohort of grantees, all community foundations, hosting Giving Days in their communities using the Giving Day Playbook.… Read More

Summer School: Test Drive: Using #GivingTuesday to Experiment with New Fundraising Strategies

 

How many of you who work for nonprofits are getting asked to “come up with an icebucket challenge” for your annual fundraising campaign?  Or maybe it’s caught your attention and you are more realistically asking, “What can we learn from the icebucket challenge apply to our year-end giving and integrating social media in fundraising?”

Participating in a local or national giving day may help you work on that second question.  … Read More

Conan O’Brien: Stop Talking About Red Hats & Do A Monologue About Charitable Giving

I think Conan should join the #GivingTuesday movement and get more followers. Sign my petition to ask Conan to do a monologue about #GivingTuesday.

On Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Conan poked fun at me because I have more LinkedIn followers than him.… Read More

#GivingTuesday: How Sharing Best Practices Is Building A Global Philanthropic Movement

GivingTuesday,  a day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season that celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations, will take place exactly 28 days or four more Tuesdays from today.   GivingTuesday is building on the success of its first year — moving from an grassroots-style event organized on a short time schedule to a global charity movement.      … Read More

Guest Post: Celebrating Beth’s Five Years As Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation

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Note from Beth: Yesterday, I was the honored guest at a Google Hangout hosted by the Packard Foundation to celebrate the work that I have done over the last five years as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation.    

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