Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 11

Nonprofits: Keep Calm and Mobile Friendly


Click to Test Your Web Site Now

Is your web site mobile friendly?  Starting April 21, dubbed “Mobilegeddon”, Google changed the search results and will show mobile friendly sites in search results (while using your mobile phone).    You can test your web site here and find out if you passed the test and if you flunked it, there is some advice on what and how to fix it.  … Read More

The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Digital Transformation

Books, Leadership

Technology has altered the way to connect and cultivate professional relationships and it is also transforming how leaders lead.  Social media thought leader Charlene Li has published another book titled “The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation” that provides organizational and business leaders with the skills and path to habit change they need to lead in a connected world.  … Read More

Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Fundraising, Gen Z

Perhaps you’ve been reading about Gen Z and that they’re tech savvy, passionate about doing good, and might just shake up philanthropy.    I recently read an article in the New York Times about conference for Gen Z who were learning entrepreneurial skills.… Read More

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Guest Post

Source: GiveMN  A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota

Guest Post by Michelle Huttenhoff, Knight Foundation

With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving.… Read More

Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Pre-Order Your Copy Now!


In mid-May 2015, the book “Volunteer Engagement 2.0” will launch and I’m proud to be among 35 chapter contributors!   Can you guess the topic of my chapter?

The book is about:

Striking a balance between actionable strategy and broad discussion of the issues surrounding volunteerism, Volunteer Engagement 2.0 helps readers craft a volunteer program that reflects the organization’s mission and approaches daily management needs with an eye toward the future.

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