Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 11

Training Board Members As Social Media Ambassadors

Leadership, Networked Nonprofit, Networks, Organizational Culture, Training Design

Note from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on “Leading on Social Media.”  It was an interactive workshop and the content was on how to leverage senior leaders, board, and staff as champions on social channels.    Read More

How Gen Z Donors Harness the Power of Online Giving

Cambodia, Fundraising, Gen Z

Note from Beth: Next week, I’ll be keynoting the “Future of Social Media Conference” in London hosted by Social Misfits in partnership with Facebook, JustGiving, the Hospital Club Foundation, and the Guardian Voluntary Sector Network.  I’ll be talking about the next generation of donors and how they use social media, mobile, and other technology to raise money for causes they care about.    

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What I Learned From @nancylublin About #dataonpurpose


I was lucky enough this morning to hear Nancy Lublin’s opening keynote at the Data On Purpose conference hosted by the Stanford Social Innovation Review.  The conference theme was about using data for social change and sessions were addressed the growing proliferation of data in the nonprofit sector and the sector’s increasing ability to make productive use of it, guard it, and share it.    … Read More

Social Media, Networks, and Data in Patient Healthcare Networks

Data, Fundraising, Innovation

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Last week, I had the honor of participating on a keynote panel at Celgene Corporation’s Patient Partners annual meeting ahead of the ASCO Conference (ASCO is a professional oncology society committed to conquering cancer through research, education, prevention and delivery of high-quality patient care).  … Read More

Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech

Engagement, Guest Post, Measurement, Research Studies

Note from Beth: My colleagues at Network Impact have released an important report about measuring and evaluating “civic tech” based on their experience working with Knight Foundation grantees.     It goes beyond just analytics tools to exploring tools, techniques, and data for measuring deep civic engagement, open governance, and inclusive decision-making.  

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