Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 2

Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Philanthropy

It has been ten days since Hurricane Maria has devastated the Island of Puerto Rico. We have read the harrowing news reports about a lack of food, electricity, and water and people dying. We are horrified by the scale of destruction and suffering of our fellow Americans as they wait for aid to reach them.… Read More

Is Influencer Marketing Part of Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Strategy in 2018?

Strategy, Tips

Rob Cottingham, Social Signal – Cartoon for Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

It is not too early to start thinking about your nonprofit’s social media strategy for 2018, including how you want to capitalize on social media trends that will have maximum impact in 2018.Read More

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Tools and Tactics

SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. Photo courtesy of SOS Children’s Villages International.

Note From Beth:  I am thrilled to host this guest post from Microsoft Philanthropies General Manager that showcases examples of  digital transformation and fundraising.

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Stop Days: The Secret To Nonprofit Productivity

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Organizational Culture, Tips

The NTEN Book Club, organized by Lauren McKown and Kai Williams, hosted a video chat this week.This month they have been reading The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout and discussing it in the NTEN online community. The video chat provided a nice opportunity to have conversation in real-time about the relationship between self-care and workplace productivity.… Read More

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

Meetings


In many of the workshops I’ve been facilitating based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout,  many nonprofits are recognizing that offering some workplace flexibility to employees is not only an attractive benefit, but also can increases productivity and help with burnout prevention.Many nonprofits allow staff to work remotely one day a week.  … Read More