Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 80

What To Do When There Is An Emergency? Red Cross has an App for that!

Mobile

Go check out the new American Red Cross First Aid App, available free for both iPhone and Android.  The Red Cross is releasing the app this morning and it’s the first in a series of Red Cross preparedness apps that will be unveiled this year.… Read More

Giving Away Four Free Passes To Millennial Donor Summit 2012

Conferences, Research Studies

MCON 2012,  a virtual summit to help nonprofit leaders learn how to engage the Millennial generation as donors, takes place online on July 19.   The schedule features an impressive list of Millennials and others who are experts on this topic.   The conference registration is $99-$125, but I have four passes to give away to the four best answers to this question:   Why do you think it is important for nonprofits to engage Millennials both inside and outside of their organizations?… Read More

Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why

Guest Post, Privacy

Photo by Sean MacEntee

Note from Beth: My colleague, Taryn Degnan, from CommonSense Media, shared this wonderful poster about privacy for elementary school kids.  We got into a little side conversation about privacy and nonprofits and she offered to write up this post that includes some tips for nonprofits.

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The Collective Impact of Love

Guest Post, Networks

Note from Beth: I have the honor of leading a “Networked NGO Training” in Delhi for grantees of the Packard Foundation and have lined up some guest posts to supplement my reports from India.

The Collective Impact of Love guest post by Stefan Lanfer,  Barr Foundation

Martin Luther King once said “love is mankind’s most potent weapon for personal and social transformation.” There is a lively debate these days in the nonprofit sector about how the solutions to intractable problems depend on “collective impact” and what it means to be “outcomes-focused.” A new case study in the Stanford Social Innovation Review injects that most potent of weapons – love – into the debate.… Read More

Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Tips, Tools and Tactics

 

 

Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved is a state network that links resources with people who can make change happen in Colorado.   They work in collaboration with health care providers, policy, and decision makers, industry experts, advocates, and individuals in communities across Colorado.  … Read More