Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 134

Plenary Session: A Grantmakers’ Gathering on Networks


The morning plenary for A Grantmakers’ Gathering on Networks was designed to deliver robust, thought-provoking content for grantmakers who want to use a networked approach for the strategy as well as time for people to make connections with others and process and apply these new ideas.… Read More

Blogging Team: Growing Social Impact in a Networked World


Over the next couple of days you will be reading more frequent but shorter  posts from these guest bloggers from the Growing Social Impact in a Networked World:  A Grantmakers’ Gathering of Networks meeting in San Francisco on October 17-18th.    Guest bloggers were tasked with writing a brief post about one idea about networks that sparked their imagination during the gathering.… Read More

This Week On Beth’s Blog: Growing Social Impact in A Networked World – A Grantmaker’s Gathering on Networks


On October 17 and 18th,   I will have the honor of participating in an interactive convening, hosted by GEO and the Monitor Institute focused on how funders can increase their impact by supporting networks and embracing more open and collaborative approaches to grantmaking.  … Read More

Greater Washington Give to the Max Day Training Event


I’m in Washington, DC today to kick off a training event for Give to the Max Day,  a one-day fundraising event on November 9, 2011 that will unite local Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC communities to support nonprofits serving the area.    … Read More

Can Social Media Save Lives? Guest Post by Porter Gale



Note from Beth: I’m publishing this post from 30,000 feet in the air flying my favorite airline, Virgin America, enroute to Washington, DC for Give the Max Day.   (If you’ve been reading this blog for a long time, you’ll know that this isn’t my first inflight blog post).    

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