Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 126

Good News for Giving 2.0: Round Up of Research

Fundraising

Last week, I attended Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen‘s Giving 2.0 book launch at Stanford University with my children, Harry and Sara.  The book’s message is simple.   Anyone and everyone who gives anything — time, money, experience, skills, networks — in any amount to create a better world can be philanthropist.    … Read More

A Wiki Tribute to Stephanie McAuliffe

Philanthropy, Reflection

If you do any work in the field organizational effectiveness or nonprofit capacity building, whether you are a consultant or funder for such programs, then you know Stephanie McAuliffe, the Director of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.    … Read More

Three Tips To Improve Social Media Results

Guest Post, Tips

 

Note from Beth: In this post, Craig offers a few tips on using social media for nonprofits.   I’m happy to see the first recommendation to encourage social media in the board room a topic I first wrote about almost two years ago and devoted a whole chapter to it in my book, “The Networked Nonprofit“    On Friday,  Craig Newmark is one of the speakers at  The San Francisco Social Media for Nonprofits takes place on November 4 at the Marine’s Memorial Theatre.  

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Trick or Tweet? Seven Twitter Tools To Help You Measure, Learn, and Improve

Tips, Tools and Tactics

Last week, I celebrated my 5th birthday of joining Twitter!    As far as I can tell, the first arrivals on Twitter from the NpTech sector were Ruby Sinreich and Brian Reich who signed up two weeks before me.     So, in honor our collective Twitter birthdays in October and Halloween, I thought I’d share a few Twitter tools for tracking and learning that are real treats and a few that make your work flow on Twitter efficient for documenting events.… Read More

Top Ten Things We’ve Learned About Networks

Guest Post, Networks

Note from Beth: This week I’m live blogging the GEO conference, but since I can’t cover it all, I’ve enlisted an awesome live blogging team of grantmakers and others attending the conference who will share what they are learning in guest posts on this blog!    

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