Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 80

Book: The Network Weaver Handbook

Books, Networked Nonprofit, Networks

My friend and colleague, June Holley, has written a much anticipated book, The Network Weaver Handbook.  If you are interested in building networks or working as Networked Nonprofit, you need this book right now!

The Network Weaver Handbook is designed to give you skills and resources you need to build effective and innovative networks.  … Read More

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Capacity, Civil Society 2.0, Movement Building, Networked Nonprofit, Networks, Organizational Culture, Training Design

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US.    Last week, I had the pleasure of working with a group of Population and Reproductive Health grantees from Pakistan on a peer learning group called “The Networked NGO,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More

Attention Data Nerds: The Future is Now: Mobile Strategies for Social Impact

Guest Post, Mobile

Guest Post: The Future is Now: Mobile Strategies for Social Impact
By Laura Efurd, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, ZeroDivide

– @lefurd, @zerodivideorg

A Pew report released just last week declared that “the rise of mobile is changing the story” about the digital divide. … Read More

Integrated Social Media for Sustainable Agriculture

Capacity, Training Design

Ag Grantees Twitter Webinar  

View more presentations from Beth Kanter

As Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation,  my work plan includes delivering many different peer learning opportunities, coaching, and training with grantees.    Yesterday,  I had the pleasure of doing a Webinar for grantees of the Agriculture Sub-Program.    … Read More

Supporting NGOs in underserved countries, and recommending consultants

Capacity, Civil Society 2.0, Guest Post

Note from Beth: I’ve just returned from leading an intense “Networked NGO” training for Packard Foundation PRH grantees from Pakistan.    The four-day workshop covered effective practices of networked ngos, including culture change, integrated social media strategy, and tactics.    I worked with a group of eight organizations with two staff people from each.    

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