The first phase is to get crowdsourced nominations of “fearless changemakers,” people who have a social change project in the early stages and a Fearless prize could help them make the leap to scaling. … Read More
I was in NYC over the weekend and Monday to attend and speak at the Mashable Social Good Summit, a three-day conference featuring discussions and presentations with global social activists, organizations, and new media experts. Held during UN Week and Clinton Global Initiative, the speakers and agenda was diverse, interesting, and inspiring.… Read More
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Note from Beth: Last week, I wrote about the launch of LinkedIn’s Board Connect tool that helps nonprofit identify potential board candidates through searching the networks of their board members on LinkedIn. In the comments, there was some thoughtful discussion about best practices for identifying, screening, and cultivating board members.
Giving Tuesday hopes to spark a movement of people and organizations who want to celebrate giving and encourage more and smarter giving during the holiday season. The intent is to create an annual national day of giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving or this year on November 27, 2012. … Read More