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The Strategy Landscape Tool Helps Solve Wicked Problems

Source: Monitor Institute

Monitor Institute and the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) have launched a joint venture to bring a new data visualization tool, “The Strategy Landscape Tool”  to the field of philanthropy.   Created with support from the Rockfeller Foundation, the tool allows users to easily see and understand grantmaking strategies and patterns within and across institutions so they can make better decisions in pursuit of their goals.… Read More

50 (More) Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

View more presentations from Chad Norman.

Note from Beth: Last week I presented remotely at the Blackbaud Conference.   The big downside is that you miss out on seeing your colleagues and hearing their presentations.     Chad Norman and Melanie Mathos presented this  session which was not recorded and built on an earlier presentation.    

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In Search of Bachelors and Philanthropy in Rural Alaska and Video Story Capture Tips

The Story

Last week,  my adventure in Alaska started with a meeting with representatives from community foundations around the state of Alaska hosted by the Alaska Community Foundation.   That’s where I met Joe Page from the Jessica Stevens Foundation who told me the amazing story about the Talkeetna Bachelor Society.… Read More

Facebook Place: Time To Check Into Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Source: Facebook Blog Post

Earlier this week, Facebook added  “where” to the list of personal information members share with the world.  There was much speculation what this feature might mean for FourSquare and the subsequent riddles, “What happens when you add Foursquare to Facebook?… Read More

How To Make Social Media Experiments Fun!

Arts Council of Silicon Valley Staff

This year my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation includes training, coaching, and facilitating peer learning sessions for grantees on using social media effectively, becoming a Networked Nonprofit.    It has been incredible laboratory to put the big ideas in the book in practice.… Read More