Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 32

Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

Capacity, Free Agent, Training Design

Note from Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic.  

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7 Fabulous Nonprofit Videos on Vine and Instagram

Guest Post, Storytelling, Video

Note from Beth: Like many colleagues who are nonprofit technology capacity builders, we often get asked the question, “What’s hot? What’s not?  What’s the new cool thing?”    Or a variation – What’s the cutting edge on social mediamobile, or data?   

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Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Online Community

 

Note from Beth: Mitch Arnowitz and I recently participated in an online discussion atVenture Philanthropy Partners/Leap of Reason about creating a community of practice for continuous improvement and high performance in the nonprofit sector.  We were part of an email thread with a small group of individuals offered input on community management systems and facilitator recruiting resources.  

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Top Ten Chart Secrets from A Nonprofit Data Nerd

Data

 

 

Note from Beth: A few months ago,  Ann Emery wrote a guest post about her Top 10 Spreadsheet Secrets which was an amazingly practical and popular post.    Ann inspired me to set up a tumblr blog called “Now That’s A Spreadsheet” showcasing examples from nonprofits.    

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Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Wins Terry McAdam Nonprofit Book Award

Books

I’m thrilled to announce that “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” won the Terry McAdam Nonprofit Book Award for 2013.    The Terry McAdam Book Award was established in 1989 to commemorate the life and work of New York Community Trust Vice President, Terry McAdam, who devoted his life to improving the nonprofit management field and urged the field to write about the sector to share knowledge and build the social change movement.  … Read More