Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 13

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.    

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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

SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You

Fundraising, Research Studies

I’m just back from the SXSW Interactive Festival where I was on a panel called “What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You” moderated by Alexandra Samuel of Vision Critical, Jeremiah Owyang, Crowd Companies, and Colby Flint, Discovery Channel.  … Read More

Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Raises $1.5 Million for Humane Society

Fundraising

If you watched the Academy Awards, you know that Oscars’ host, Ellen DeGeneres, kept pulling out her Samsung Galaxy Note 3 during the show.  … Read More