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The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet

With Dave Evans - Futurist At Cisco

I just spent two amazing days at the Social Innovation Summit 2013, a cross disciplinary crowd of people who work on social good in the areas of technology, investment, philanthropy, international development, and business.  … Read More

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

In the last few weeks, there have been a few good research studies and web sites relaunched that cover technology, data, funding, and trends.    Here’s a roundup.

1. Foundation Center’s Glasspockets Site ReLaunches with A Wealth of Data About Foundation Transparency

The Glasspockets Site has just been relaunched.  … Read More

What I Learned From Adam Grant About Givers

Yesterday, at the Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service I attended a session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” featuring author Adam Grant, “Give and Take.”     The session was focused on the connection between volunteering and business benefits.… Read More

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Note from Beth: Back in 2003 when most people in the nonprofit sector were asking, “What the heck is a blog?,” Marnie Webb, Co-CEO of TechSoup Global was not only writing one, but evangelizing to nonprofit techies about social media (called Web 2.0 back then) and being the one of the visionaries behind the Netsquared project.   

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Giving Away Four Free Passes To Millennial Donor Summit 2012

MCON 2012,  a virtual summit to help nonprofit leaders learn how to engage the Millennial generation as donors, takes place online on July 19.   The schedule features an impressive list of Millennials and others who are experts on this topic.   The conference registration is $99-$125, but I have four passes to give away to the four best answers to this question:   Why do you think it is important for nonprofits to engage Millennials both inside and outside of their organizations?… Read More