Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 62

Thanksgiving: What are you grateful for?

Housekeeping

I’m at the New Jersey Shore for the Thanksgiving holiday.     My hometown got hit pretty hard, but we’re counting our blessings that my family’s house is still standing and able to enjoy this Thanksgiving with family.

If you haven’t donated to Hurricane Sandy Relief, please consider making a contribution.  … Read More

‘Give 10′ Every Day: An Inspiring Story of Giving Back

Fundraising

Note from Beth: My colleague, John Weeks, is an expat nonprofit techie living and working in Cambodia.   We first connected back in 2004 when I started my first blog on Cambodia and was covering the Cambodian Blogosphere for Global Voices.   When I was in Cambodia last summer,   John hosted a blogger’s meet up.    

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I’m Doing Giving Tuesday Not Black Friday: One Week To Go!

Fundraising

The Story of Stuff Project made this video to inspire more people to choose family over frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday.   I’m spending the day with family in Atlantic City, NJ.  Please join me in signing the pledge on the site to confirm that you’ll spend that day investing in community and family, rather than stuff.    … Read More

On appealing year end appeals & being pitch-erific

Fundraising

Note from Beth: November 27th  is “Giving Tuesday,” and marks the busy season for nonprofits, especially fundraisers and marketers.     It is also a time for us to reflect for a moment, say thanks, give back, and donate to our favorite charities.    

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Nonprofits Collect Lots of Data, But Most Don’t Use It Says NTEN/Idealware Report

Measurement

The State of Nonprofit Data report was released this week  (hat tip to Ted Fickes).   Idealware and NTEN prepared the report based on a  survey in April 2012 with nearly 400 nonprofit organizations about how they manage and use data.  … Read More