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Highlights from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit

Thanks to the generosity of AmeriCorps Alums, the national network of AmeriCorp alumni, this AmeriCorps alumnus had the honor of attending the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit (MDS11). Presented by The Case Foundation, the purpose of MDS11 was to build upon the findings of the annual Millennial Donors Survey conducted by JGA and Achieve. Sessions featured speakers […]

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11NTC: Mobile Invasion

Mobile Invasion: Which Mobile Strategies are Really Working Today examined the state of smart phone usage, how nonprofits have and are utilizing mobile technology, and strategies that nonprofits might consider taking to capitalize on mobile technology. The session presented case studies from the National Park Conservation Association (NPCA) and The Salvation Army to better illustrate […]

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SxSWi: Causebuilding Games

With over 100 slides, Causebuilding Games was jam-packed with examples, valuable tips and resources for creating games for good. Panelists Josephine Dorado and Evonne Heyning also managed to incorporate real-life gaming into the session by asking the audience cause-related gaming questions which they could answer on Twitter with prizes for the best answers. Some of […]

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SxSWi: The Future of Nonprofits

To promote the upcoming release of their book, The Future of Nonprofits: Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age, authors David Neff and Randal Moss discussed some of the ways in which nonprofits can best position themselves to anticipate and capitalize on some of the trends that will shape the nonprofit world in the next […]

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SxSW Interactive & the Nonprofit Technology Conference: A Recap

Attending both this year’s SxSW Interactive (SxSWi) and Nonprofit Technology Conferences (NTC) was physically exhausting and mentally stimulating. Attending SxSWi and NTC gave me the opportunity to be exposed to some of the brightest minds in the nonprofit and technology sectors and absorb an incredible amount of knowledge. As much as I would enjoy sharing […]