Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 80

Unicef’s Little Bet on Pinboard

Experimentation, Fundraising

Last month, I had the honor of keynoting the Social Good Brasil Conference and one of the other keynote speakers was Peter Sims, author of “Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries.”  I will have a full book review coming.  … Read More

Happy Giving Tuesday! Get Out The Give Today!


Happy Giving Tuesday, a national movement to add a day of charity and doing good founded by the 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation and Mashable, and supported by many nonprofits and corporations as well as individuals to jumpstart the giving season in the US.… Read More

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Guest Post, Training Design

Note from Beth: As part of my work at the Packard Foundation,  I’ve had the honor of designing and facilitating a “networked capacity building project” for a cluster of grantees, state-based groups,  to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children.  

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Thanksgiving: What are you grateful for?


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


One of the socially responsible businesses Stephanie Zito has invested in is Color Cloud Hammocks, based in Cambodia.

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.  

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