Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 226

August 25 – CitizenGulf’s National Day of Action

Housekeeping

Photo by Geoff Livingston

Mark your calendars! Citizen Effect’s CitizenGulf project will become a National Day of Action on August 25th, in alignment with the week of the fifth anniversary of Katrina. The benefit — to be promoted by Gulf Coast Benefit — seeks to help fishing families find a new, more sustainable future by providing education resources for their children. … Read More

The Networked Nonprofit Roundup: Bay Area Book Party 7/23

Networked Nonprofit

This is a quick roundup of some of the wonderful reviews, blog posts, photos, and videos of The Networked Nonprofit.

If you’re in the Bay Area and didn’t make it to our launch party at TechSoup,  there’s a book party in the East Bay on Friday, July 23rd. … Read More

Craigslist Foundation Annual Bootcamp in Berkeley, CA

Conferences

It has been a year since I’ve relocated to the Bay Area in California.  The summers here are much less humid than on the East Coast, but the real treat is having the Craigslist Foundation Annual Nonprofit Bootcamp practically in my backyard. … Read More

America’s Giving Challenge 2009 Assessment and Reflection Paper

Philanthropy

Allison Fine and I, along with my Zoetica colleague Geoff Livingston have completed the  assessment and reflection paper for 2009 America’s Giving Challenge for the Case Foundation.   This is Case Foundation’s second online competition that encouraged people to leverage their social networks to raise money and awareness and recruit supporters for the causes they care about most. … Read More

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age

Books

Unlike fellow nonprofit book nerd, Rosetta Thurman,  I am way behind on my nonprofit book summer reading list.    My blog is the July 15th stop on Clay Shirky’s virtual book tour for his recently published book, Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in A Connected Age. … Read More