Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 40

Report: Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

Storytelling

Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

 

 

I don’t have to tell anyone who reads Beth’s blog about the value of storytelling.

Few would deny that storytelling is a powerful tool for inspiring action and influencing thought leaders, donors, and decision makers. However, few of us working in the social impact space could admit to utilizing storytelling to its fullest potential.… Read More

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Walking

Last week, I wrote a blog post called “Walking for Work” about the benefits of incorporating walking into your work day, not as a break, but to help you do your work.… Read More

Share Conference: Catalyzing the Sharing Economy on May 13-14

Conferences

Peers and Socap are hosting Share: Catalyzing The Sharing Economy Conference on May 13 and 14 in San Francisco.   The conference will bring together thought leaders from nonprofits, startups, and companies with sharing economy leaders to learn, discuss, and find new collaborations on the road to the new economy.  … Read More

Give Local America: Getting People Excited About Giving Days

Fundraising

Note from Beth: Over the last year, I’ve been facilitating a peer learning network of community foundations, grantees of the Knight Foundation, that are hosting Giving Days throughout the year.    Participants are learning and sharing best practices.   Several community foundations will be  part of Give Local America, a campaign that encourages and supports local philanthropy and the 100th anniversary of community foundations in the US and the vital role they play.  

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Walking While Working

Walking

Last year, when I got may annual physical, my cholesterol numbers were not good.   My doctor’s advice was to start eating a heart healthy diet and get more exercise.   A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences.      … Read More