Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 18

Join Me Live From Brasil to Celebrate #GivingTuesday #DiadeDoar on 12/2 at 11:00 AM PST

Fundraising

I’m in Sao Paulo, Brasil to speak at Telefonica’s Conference on virtual volunteering that takes place on December 2nd (GivingTuesday).  I’ll be talking about how individuals and NGOS can have a great impact by building relationships online and inspiring their networks to take action – whether volunteering, giving money,or  educating others.… Read More

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Guest Post

 

#thankful4home: A Lesson in Project Based Learning & Gratitude guest post by Lisa Colton

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath. … Read More

Record-breaking donations on Give to the Max Day in Minnesota

Fundraising

GiveMN launched its “Give to the Max Day” over 6 years ago.  It was one of the first 24-hour day of giving that rallies and inspires to donate to charities.  On November 13, Minnesotans broke a record Thursday, donating more than $18 million to schools and non-profits.  … Read More

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Fundraising

Community Block Party attendees check out participating nonprofit organizations during the event. Photo courtesy of The Miami Foundation.

Note from Beth: It’s Giving Day Season!   I’m working with a network of community foundations, grantees of the Knight Foundation, that are hosting giving days as the facilitator.    

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Understanding the New Power of the Collaborative Economy for Social Good Sector

Housekeeping

My colleague, Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans have just published an important piece over on the Harvard Business School blog called “Understanding the New Power” that gives us a great high level analysis of how collaborative economy is operating in the social good sector.  … Read More