Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 2

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Philanthropy

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Note from Beth:  Peter Panepento wrote a thoughtful piece earlier this week about #givedaylessons and gave me permission to republish it here.  Also, if you have not read it, Kivi Leroux-Miller has written a stellar piece called “The Heroes and Villains of Give Local America Story.

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Measuring Nonprofit Performance at Scale

Guest Post, Measurement

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Note from Beth:   I am honored to be a member of Leap Ambassadors Community, a private community of nonprofit thought leaders and practitioners. My colleagues, all experts, practitioners, and instigators share a passion for inspiring others to build great organizations for greater societal impact and increasing the expectation and adoption of high performance in the field.  

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Giving Day Hosts Must Have A Crisis Plan – #Givedaylessons

Philanthropy

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Note from Beth:  I’ve been working in the nonprofit technology sector since 1990 and there was an old saying, “It isn’t a matter if the technology fail, it is a matter when and what your Plan B is.”    We always had some sort of back up plan.  

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Why Can’t the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector Scale Generosity? #givedaylessons

Philanthropy

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What Happened on Give Local America Day?

For the past few years, I’ve been facilitating a peer learning group with a small cohort of grantees, all community foundations, hosting Giving Days in their communities using the Giving Day Playbook.… Read More

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

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Note from Beth:   In the decade or so that I’ve been doing social media, I’ve always been an advocate of  the “Listen, Learn, Adapt” approach to doing social and a decade later, it is still very important for success.   The first and most important step is for organizations to put on their listening ears and monitor conversations, get feedback, and continuously improve.  

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