Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 13

Meet Dr. James A. Levine: The 1st “You can walk and work!”Evangelist

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Walking

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On my 12 hour plane ride back from Ukraine, I read Dr. James A. Levine’s book “Get Up: Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It.” (Yes, I see the irony)   He  is the Co-Director of the Mayo Clinic/Arizona State University Solutions Initiative and the inventor of the treadmill desk.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters

Training Design

I’ve just returned from an inspiring week in Kiev, Ukraine where I got to facilitate a training for women’s organizations organized by Wake, an amazing start up founded by two respected colleagues Trish Tierney and Heather Ramsey.  They  started WAKE after working together for 15 years designing and leading global programs at the intersection of technology, civil society and women’s empowerment.  … Read More

Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory

Fundraising

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I’m just back from two weeks of inspiring work where I participated in a training for women organizations in the Ukraine and the International Fundraising Congress in Holland.   So, expect more some posts this week from about what I learned.  But despite jet lag and an over flowing email in box, I wanted to write up two opportunities for nonprofits that could help them power up their year end and Giving Tuesday Campaigns.… Read More

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

Fundraising

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In 2010, I had an opportunity to do a Networked Nonprofit workshop in Kenya.  That’s where I met Zawadi Nyong’o, a young Kenyan woman and social change activist.

After the workshop, I hung out with participants providing some coaching.  … Read More

Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

Books

This graphic illustration was created by Chrissie Bonner, Illustrating Progress during a keynote talk I did at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management Conference on Oct. 7

I am excited to announce that I am working on my next book, tentatively titled “The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.”   I’m honored to be co-authoring this book with Aliza Sherman to be published in 2017 by Wiley.… Read More