Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 3

AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

AI4Good, Bots

Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits with an eye towards our next book. Most recently, we co-wrote an  op-ed for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the age of automation and it implications for fundraisers. … Read More

GivingTuesday India Kicks Off the Global Giving Season

Philanthropy

In the US,  GivingTuesday is after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and marks the start of the year-end giving.  But GivingTuesday is not limited to the United States, it has caught fire over the past 7 years to become a global movement, with over 43 countries joining.… Read More

Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

AI4Good, Bots, Digital Strategy

My Networked Nonprofit co-author Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about the Age of Automation with an eye towards our next book. This past year wrote an  op-ed for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the age of automation and it implications for fundraisers as well as other articles, including Leveraging the Power of Bots for Civil Society on SSIR Blog and The Robots Have Arrived: How Nonprofits Can Put Them To Work on Guidestar Blog.   … Read More

The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Meetings, Organizational Culture, Research Studies

As part of the workshops that I deliver based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, one of my most popular is how to avoid collaborative overload in the nonprofit workplace. Collaborative overload results from too many pointless meetings, a tsunami of emails, and a drumbeat of constant interruptions.… Read More

52 Fun Ways To Take A Mini Break and Regenerate for Nonprofits

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

While writing The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout in 2015, we did a scan of what was available in the nonprofit.  Ever since, I’ve been keeping an eye out for new resources for nonprofit professionals about avoiding burnout and self-care.… Read More