Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 9

Reflections from #15ntc Session Walking As Work and 20/8/2 Rule

Walking

I just returned from my 15 consecutive Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN!  This year I designed and facilitated a highly interactive session called “Walking is Work: Don’t Call It A Break” with Ritu Sharma.    I also lead a conference networking walk following the session.    … Read More

Driving Toward Impact With Data Science #15ntc

Data

Note from Beth: I’m attending and presenting a session about Walking As Work with Ritu Sharma.   As luck would have it, one of the sessions that I really wanted to go to is scheduled at the same time as ours.   It is a session about being Data Savvy featuring colleagues from Crisis Text Line, Global Giving, and DataKind.  

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Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

Books

This month’s theme for the nonprofit Blog Carnival is “Breaking Through the Noise,” calling for tips and ideas about how nonprofits can reach their audiences with the right message at the right time given the clutter of online information clamoring for their attention.    … Read More

Measuring the Impact of Your Nonprofit Program

Measurement

A few months ago, I facilitated a mini-innovation lab on measuring impact for grantees of the Google Nonprofit program at the Impact Hub.  The workshop used design-thinking based on Luma methodology to help participants develop a communications strategy for measuring impact.      … Read More

Two Must Read Reports on Nonprofit Capacity Building

Capacity

Two reports have been released on the topic of capacity building:   “Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together,” from GrantCraft, a service of the Foundation Center and “Strengthening Nonprofit Capacity” from GEOfunders. This post summarizes gems from both reports.  … Read More