Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 12

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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Organizational Amnesia, Accountability Buddies, and Other Things I learned at the Grant Managers Network Conference

Conferences

March was the “Iron Woman Multi-Conferencethon” for me and I’m just catching up.   In mid-March,  I had a whirl wind day at the Grant Managers Network Annual Conference where I did the following:

Methods for Facilitating Innovation in Nonprofits

Facilitation, Innovation

Last month I had the pleasure of taking the Luma Institute Train the Trainers workshop where I got a chance to immerse in practicing  facilitation techniques based on human centered design principles.     The workshop instructor Peter Maher is founder and CEO, of Luma Institute, and a Jedi Master.  … Read More