Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 95

Infographics: Should Your Nonprofit Hire A Designer or Do It Yourself!


In 2013,  social media will continue the trend of “going visual.”    More and more nonprofits are adding data visualization to compelling story telling to create amazing infographics as part their marketing tool kits.  For a quick primer on infographics, see “Five Infographics To Master Infographics in Five Minutes.”

If you have decided that your nonprofit going to go visual in 2013, figure out your goal.    … Read More

My Themes for 2013


I’m writing this post from Tunisia.  I’m here working on an amazing training project for the Women’s Economic Sustainability program where I will train trainers to deliver a curriculum for Women entrepreneurs to use social media as well as deliver a workshop to the partners on the “Networked NGO” based on my book the Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More

Getting Started Again (After A Break)


That’s Hank, a dog that belongs to Ryann Miller from Care2 Network.  He’s one of many four-legged and fine feathered fans of  “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”   I had the honor of doing a Care2 webinar in December which was one of over 40 book talks, presentations, webinars, and workshops to launch the book.  … Read More

Guest Post: Why Haven’t Foundations Responded to the Newtown Shootings?

Guest Post

Thomas Stehle

Why Haven’t Foundations Responded to the Newtown Shootings?   Guest Post by Vince Stehle

As a nation, we have seen mass shootings many times over the years. According to Mother Jones Magazine, there have been more than 60 mass shootings in the past 30 years and more than 150 deaths this year alone.… Read More

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable


I was thrilled to be profiled in Fast Company’s Generosity Series this week.    Generosity is baked into my DNA and I can’t help it. I don’t do this with an expectation of any return–financial or otherwise.  I’ve been volunteering for community causes since I was a kid, something my family encouraged.… Read More