Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 4

Trainer’s Notebook: Making Accommodations In Workshops

Training Design, Walking

CoAct Detroit

Last week I facilitated a workshop in Detroit hosted by Co-Act, a nonprofit collaboration space in Detroit. The workshop was focused on personal resilience and self-care based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and was part of a series of workshops on resilience.… Read More

Will Artificial Intelligence Augment Nonprofit Staff or Replace?

AI4Good, Bots

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, bots, and other automation technologies offer many benefits to nonprofit professionals because it can perform basic and mundane tasks. As a result,  it frees up staff time to focus on higher value activities. Artificial Intelligence can help nonprofits do more with less staff time, including the tasks described below.… Read More

Tips & Tools To Appreciate Your Nonprofit Staff and Build A Culture of Resilience

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

As part of my work with nonprofit organizations to help them build a culture of resilience that I wrote about in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, I have facilitated retreats where staff brainstorm ideas and identify simple ways that they can make working at their organization more enjoyable.… Read More

Nonprofits Are Adding Bots to their Social Media Teams

AI4Good, Bots

There are many chat bot authoring platforms that make it easy for anyone to create a bot without requiring the technical expertise in natural language programming.  While easy to set up, designing an effective bot for a nonprofit from scratch can be daunting. … Read More

New E-Book: #AI4Good – Nonprofit Trends and Use Salesforce.Org Cases


Salesforce.Org recently published an e-book, AI for Good: Nonprofit Trends & Use Cases. It is a good primer for nonprofits (non-techies) who want to understand what the heck AI is and how it might be useful to their nonprofit.

Just a few insights:

  • AI is already part of your life, although it might be invisible to the end user.
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