Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 10

Giving Day Hosts Must Have A Crisis Plan – #Givedaylessons

Philanthropy

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Note from Beth:  I’ve been working in the nonprofit technology sector since 1990 and there was an old saying, “It isn’t a matter if the technology fail, it is a matter when and what your Plan B is.”    We always had some sort of back up plan.  

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

Philanthropy

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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

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

Listening

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Note from Beth:   In the decade or so that I’ve been doing social media, I’ve always been an advocate of  the “Listen, Learn, Adapt” approach to doing social and a decade later, it is still very important for success.   The first and most important step is for organizations to put on their listening ears and monitor conversations, get feedback, and continuously improve.  

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Make It Rain: Tips and Tricks for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

Fundraising

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Two noteworthy free resources to learn more about online fundraising from the UK.

My colleagues at Social Misfits Media launched their latest free guide for charities and nonprofits last week. It is called  ‘Make It Rain: Tips & Tricks for #Crowdfunding Success.’

The guide, which was sponsored by JustGiving and the Institute of Fundraising offers tip and recommendations for planning, implementing, and following up on a crowdfunding campaigns.  … Read More

Happy National Walking Day! #walkatwork

Walking

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Happy National Walking Day!  Every year, the American Heart Association sponsors National Walking Day on the first Wednesday in April. They use this day to remind people about the health and other benefits of taking a walk.Why not celebrate with a walking meeting?… Read More