Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 12

How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

Organizational Culture, Professional Networking

Last month, I participated in a keynote panel at the AFP Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX on the theme, “Social Media for Social Change” with Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, Ben Rattray, Founder of Change.Org, and Ritu Sharma and Darian Rodriguez Heyman, co-founders of Social Media for Nonprofits Conference.    … Read More

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Experimentation, Movement Building

The Greenpeace Mobilization Lab has a project proposal idea for a “Mobilization Journal” as part of  the Knight News Challenge.  It’s open for comments and feedback right now – or “applause.”   This blog shares some thoughts about this project and I have to give it a big round of applause.… Read More

New Tips from the Giving Day Playbook on Crowdfunding Campaigns

Fundraising

Note from Beth: I’m working with the Knight Foundation to facilitate a peer learning exchange that will help their community foundation partners learn and spread best practices  in planning and implementing Giving Days.   This learning approach has two ways to capture knowledge.  

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The Secret To Social Media Engagement: Kiss A Squirrel!

Engagement

I’m preparing for a webinar and with any training I begin the instructional design with surveying participants to understand their level, learning goals, and attitudes about the subject matter.… Read More

Five Best Practices in Nonprofit Crowdfunding

Fundraising

 

Note from Beth: Last year, 30% of the $5 billion crowdfunded went to social causes according the “Cracking the Crowd Funding Code“.  Nonprofit’s use of crowdfunding is growing at an exponential rate with many nonprofits jumping on the crowfunding bandwagon attracted by the potential of finding new supporters.   

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