Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 10

DoGoodData Conference: Live Long and Prosper with Data for Good!

Data, Measurement

Last week I attended the DoGoodData Conference in Chicago where I learned an incredible amount about the human side of data – themes like data visualization, data informed culture, using data for impact, and more.… Read More

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Brand Ambassadors on Social Channels

Organizational Culture

Today I presented on a “featured session” at the United Way Community Leaders Conference in Grapevine, Texas.  The conference theme was “Working Together in the Era of the Individual.”   I facilitated an interactive featured session on why and how leaders should be engaged on social as well as other insiders (employees, board, and volunteers).… Read More

Nepal Earthquake Roundup: Emergency Fundraising Attention Cycle


Image Source: ntegrity

PLEASE MAKE A RECURRING GIFT:   I’ve donated to the GlobalGiving Earthquake Fund – the money will go to a vetted network of NGOS – and they have a donor who is matching all recurring gifts.  Even if you made a donation, consider making a recurring gift which will be matched and assure that funding will be there when most needed.  

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Please Donate to Help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims Now


The devastating earthquake in Nepal has killed more than 2,400 people and injured about 5,900, residents so far (as reported in the NY Times on Sunday).  Please donate to help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims now.

On Saturday morning, I got a news alert on my mobile phone that there had been a devastating 7.9 earthquake in Nepal.  … Read More

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders


Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer

Note from Beth: This year I’ve been focusing more and more on leadership professional development in a networked world and finding myself working more and more with younger leaders in the nonprofit sector.     Recently,  I was chatting with Joan Garry, a consultant who works with current nonprofit leaders about the ways that nonprofits need to change in order to nurture the next generation of young leaders for the nonprofit sector.  

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