Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 10

Take the 2016 Nonprofits, Leadership and Race Survey

Data, Leadership


The Building Movement Project is conducting a national survey on Nonprofits, Leadership and Race.  Open to anyone working in the nonprofit sector, this confidential survey will ask you questions about your own experiences and your perspectives on diversity in the sector.   … Read More

Reboot Yourself: Take A Digital Detox Day

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Mindfulness


In the “Happy,Healthy Nonprofit” book I’m writing with Aliza Sherman, a big theme in the book is “Technology Wellness,” which is  how to self-manage your technology usage at work and in life.    We are doing a workshop at SXSW on March 13th at 3:30 on this theme called “Go Reboot Yourself:  Get A Grip on Your Tech and Life

As the Internet has become integrated into how professionals communicate, access information, and connect to one another at work as well as personal lives, there are both the positive and negative changes our rapid adoption of social media and mobile phones has caused over the last decade.  … Read More

How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session

Training Design

MASTER tech wizards session

In a couple of weeks, one of the sessions I’m facilitating at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose is called “How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training.”   As you can tell from the slide,  we have a Harry Potter theme for the session.  … Read More

Fundraising Should Not Be a One-Night Stand

Books, Guest Post


Note from Beth:   I’m thrilled to that Jonah Halper has offered to share this guest post with some of the themes from his new book, “Date Your Donors,”  a must read for your nonprofit bookshelf.


Fundraising Should Not Be a One-Night Stand Guest Post by Jonah Halper, author of Date Your Donors

I was a development/fundraising professional for more than a decade.… Read More

How can Nonprofit Professionals Create Space for Life and Work? Use the SpaceDeck

Happy Healthy Nonprofit


I’ve been busy interviewing people who work for nonprofits for my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout, with Aliza Sherman.   The book looks at how individuals can avoid burnout through self-care and how nonprofits can support it with workplace well-being strategy.    … Read More