Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 64

Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

Networked Nonprofit

LinkedIn announced Board Connect, resources that helps nonprofits transform themselves into networked nonprofits by finding and recruiting board members using a networked approach.  Leveraging their own networks as well as their board members’ networks, nonprofit leaders now have free access to a premium LinkedIn feature that lets them search for and connect with professionals who meet the needs of their organization on LinkedIn.… Read More

Some Reflections About Civil Society 2.0 and Why I’m Not On A Plane To Tunisia Right Now

Civil Society 2.0

The post I had originally planned to publish before leaving on a plane for Tunis, Tunisia was going to be all  The Women’s Enterprise for Sustainability (WES), funded  through the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of the Middle Eastern Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and managed by IIE.  … Read More

Attention RSS Readers: Update Your Subscription!

Housekeeping

Do you read Beth’s Blog in an RSS Reader?   As part of my blog redesign,  I’ve moved my RSS Feed to:  http://www.bethkanter.org/feed and changed my RSS host.    You’re still getting my content because I haven’t shut down my old account which I will do next month.    … Read More

Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

Networked Nonprofit, Networks, Organizational Culture, Philanthropy

“New Skills for a Complex World” was the theme of the seventh annual Nonprofit Management Institute, a two-day conference for several hundred nonprofit leaders sponsored by the Stanford Social Innovation Review and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) earlier this week.    … Read More

Digital Strategies for Community Foundations: COF Knight Digital Media Center Workshop Notes

Conferences, Free Agent

At this year’s Council on Foundations conference in New Orleans, I had the honor of doing a mini-workshop for CEOs of Community Foundations as part of a half-day pre-conference session organized by the Knight Digital Media Center called “Digital Strategies for Community Foundations.”     The backdrop is a movement to create “Community News Leadership 2.0” and community foundations are big players in this ecosystem.    … Read More