Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 10

Five Best Practices in Nonprofit Crowdfunding

Fundraising

 

Note from Beth: Last year, 30% of the $5 billion crowdfunded went to social causes according the “Cracking the Crowd Funding Code“.  Nonprofit’s use of crowdfunding is growing at an exponential rate with many nonprofits jumping on the crowfunding bandwagon attracted by the potential of finding new supporters.   

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Organizational Amnesia, Accountability Buddies, and Other Things I learned at the Grant Managers Network Conference

Conferences

March was the “Iron Woman Multi-Conferencethon” for me and I’m just catching up.   In mid-March,  I had a whirl wind day at the Grant Managers Network Annual Conference where I did the following:

Methods for Facilitating Innovation in Nonprofits

Facilitation, Innovation

Last month I had the pleasure of taking the Luma Institute Train the Trainers workshop where I got a chance to immerse in practicing  facilitation techniques based on human centered design principles.     The workshop instructor Peter Maher is founder and CEO, of Luma Institute, and a Jedi Master.  … Read More

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Conferences

Note from Beth: I’ve been a fan of the Games for Change Festival since I first attended in 2006.  So, I’m thrilled that community manager,  Meghan Ventura, who is responsible for cultivating the community presence of Games for Change agreed to write this guest post about nonprofits who are using games for social change.    

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Learn You Will: #14ntc Nonprofit Tech Training Session Reflection and Resources

Training Design

Earlier this month, I presented  on a panel called “Learn, You Will” with Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon, and Andrea Berry on the topic of designing effective nonprofit technology training at the Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN.   I’ve collected the resources, notes, slides, and tweets from the session in this post.… Read More