Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 89

Data Nerd Alert: Social Networking Benchmark Report 2012

Guest Post

Note from Beth: This is a banner week for data nerds!  Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report.  Frank Barry shares this guest post summarizing results.

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC] guest post by Frank Barry

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report.… Read More

Attention Nonprofit Data Nerds: The 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Is Here

Measurement

I’ve spent the last 9 months working on a book with measurement guru, KD Paine, called “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit”  (sign up here to get a notice when it is available).    One big lesson that I learned about measurement from KD Paine was a systematic, step-by-step approach to measurement.    … Read More

Reflections from 12NTC Panel on Data Visualization

Conferences, Training Design

Last week I participated on a panel on “Data Visualization for Nonprofits: A Picture Is Better Than A 1,000 Words” with Johanna Morariu from Innonet and Brian Kennedy of ChildrenNow.      The day of the panel, I published a blog post that shared our slides, wiki, and resources.  … Read More

Reflections from NTC Plenary Panel on Innovation

Conferences, Failure, Training Design

I had the honored of moderating a free wheeling plenary discussion on Day #3 of NTC on “Innovation and Nonprofits.”   The panelists included Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Meg Garlinghouse, Greg Baldwin, and Brian Reich. You can find the description and bios here and if you want to the video of the whole session, you can find it here.    … Read More

Packard Foundation OE Launches Their Strategy Refresh Site

Capacity, Guest Post, Philanthropy, Training Design, Transparency

Note From Beth: Last month I had the pleasure of co-presenting at the GEO Conference (Grantmakers for Effective Organizations) with Kathy Reich, Director, Organizational Effectiveness Program at the Packard Foundation and Jared Raynor, Director of Evaluation at TCC Group, that helped OE analyze its “goldmine” of grantee data.  … Read More