Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 22

The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.

Fundraising

Flickr photo by Mallix

Note from Beth:    We are in the “dog days of summer,” that quiet time of year when a lot of people are on vacation and we might catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower lighting up the night skies.  

Read More

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Fundraising

 

giving Day report

Click to Download Report

For the past three years,  I have had the honor of serving as the facilitator for the Knight Foundation Peer Learning Exchange for the Giving Day Initiative.    Today, the Foundation has released a new report: “Beyond the Dollars: The Long-Term Value of Giving Days for Community Foundations,” written by Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies.  … Read More

Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Training Design

unnamed

Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “Meet the Modern Learner”

Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “Meet the Modern Learner” is an excellent summary of the challenges facing trainers who need to design and deliver professional development for nonprofit professionals.   Instructional design is knowing how to organize your content and shape exercises based on brain and learning research.  … Read More

Taking a Break from Work: It Is Called A Vacation!

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

13892156_10154424027752700_94742189535364831_n

That’s me on a Kayak on Monterrey Bay on the Coast of California getting eye level with some otters and harbor seals during my recent summer vacation, I literally contacted obx rentals a few days before leaving and I was able to get one of the nicest house aorund.… Read More

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Training Design

28001374185_f261e4c473_o (1)

Photo: Americans for the Arts

Designing and facilitating training (not matter the topic)  is one of my passions and why I blog about it on a regular basis.  I also love sharing techniques and tips with other trainers and often do “train the trainers” sessions as part of my practice.  

Read More