Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 13

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

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Conferences

Note from Beth: I’ve been a fan of the Games for Change Festival since I first attended in 2006.  So, I’m thrilled that community manager,  Meghan Ventura, who is responsible for cultivating the community presence of Games for Change agreed to write this guest post about nonprofits who are using games for social change.    

Read More

Learn You Will: #14ntc Nonprofit Tech Training Session Reflection and Resources

Training Design

Earlier this month, I presented  on a panel called “Learn, You Will” with Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon, and Andrea Berry on the topic of designing effective nonprofit technology training at the Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN.   I’ve collected the resources, notes, slides, and tweets from the session in this post.… Read More

How Nonprofits Can Leverage Crowdfunding: Best Practices and Data

Fundraising

I’m at the AFP Conference where I will be on a plenary session about “Social Media for Social Change” moderated by Social Media 4 Nonprofit leaders Darian Rodriguez and Ritu Sharma, along with Carolyn Miles, Save the Children and Ben Rattray, Change.Org.  … Read More