Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 247

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

How Can Volunteer Coordinators Help Their Organizations Become Networked Nonprofits?

Guest Post, Networked Nonprofit

Note from Beth: Last month, we did a Networked Nonprofit session at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service.  Robert J. Rosenthal, Director of Communications for VolunteerMatch was a participant.   He offered to write a guest post.

Recently I got my first full-on blast of the Networked Nonprofit at a session the authors presented at the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service. … Read More

Social Media Lab: How To Become A Networked Nonprofit

Networked Nonprofit, Training Design

View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

As Visiting Scholar in Nonprofits and Social Media at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I am coaching grantee organizations and leading workshops and peer trainings on how to become a  Networked Nonprofit.  … Read More