Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 2

The Secret To Social Media Engagement: Kiss A Squirrel!

Engagement

I’m preparing for a webinar and with any training I begin the instructional design with surveying participants to understand their level, learning goals, and attitudes about the subject matter.… Read More

Five Best Practices in Nonprofit Crowdfunding

Fundraising

 

Note from Beth: Last year, 30% of the $5 billion crowdfunded went to social causes according the “Cracking the Crowd Funding Code“.  Nonprofit’s use of crowdfunding is growing at an exponential rate with many nonprofits jumping on the crowfunding bandwagon attracted by the potential of finding new supporters.   

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Organizational Amnesia, Accountability Buddies, and Other Things I learned at the Grant Managers Network Conference

Conferences

March was the “Iron Woman Multi-Conferencethon” for me and I’m just catching up.   In mid-March,  I had a whirl wind day at the Grant Managers Network Annual Conference where I did the following:

Methods for Facilitating Innovation in Nonprofits

Facilitation

Last month I had the pleasure of taking the Luma Institute Train the Trainers workshop where I got a chance to immerse in practicing  facilitation techniques based on human centered design principles.     The workshop instructor Peter Maher is founder and CEO, of Luma Institute, and a Jedi Master.  … Read More

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Conferences

Note from Beth: I’ve been a fan of the Games for Change Festival since I first attended in 2006.  So, I’m thrilled that community manager,  Meghan Ventura, who is responsible for cultivating the community presence of Games for Change agreed to write this guest post about nonprofits who are using games for social change.    

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