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Subject: Share your November events!

1.  Share your November events!

Posted 18 days ago
This thread is for sharing upcoming events, learning opportunities or online sessions for November 2017.

Kristy Hayter
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Covenant House Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

2.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 18 days ago
If you're within striking distance of Washington DC, you might want to consider attending AMS Fest, November 13-14 at the National Association of Home Builders event space. There are sessions on how M&A and investments are affecting nonprofits and their constituents, data security, the potential of blockchain for nonprofits, and the Uberization of business.

Oh, and they serve beer at lunch :-)

Ben Martin
Chief Engagement Officer
Online Community Results

3.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 18 days ago

On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, from 11:30AM to 12:45PM ET, we will present a free webinar:


Harnessing Tech for Compliance


Risk management for NGOs and not-for-profit organizations is growing more complex and challenging, with ever-changing compliance requirements, geographic locations, and fiscal resources. Learn how organizations have integrated technology into compliance, such as using a ticketing system to manage leases and bank accounts, the gamification of compliance knowledge, and integrating technology into internal audit. Understand the convergence of internal audit, operations, compliance, and risk management and return to your organization with practical technology tools to enhance compliance, as well as risk management strategies.

Please join Carolyn Boyce, Senior Management Information Systems Advisor at Pathfinder International, Mike Cullen, Cybersecurity and IT Risk Senior Manager at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, and Michael Powers, Financial Controller at Abt Associates Inc. on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, from 11:30AM to 12:45PM ET in a repeat of their popular session from this year's InsideNGO 2017 Annual Conference.



Carolyn Boyce is the Senior Management Information Systems Advisor at Pathfinder International. Carolyn has over 20 years of experience working with a variety of groups to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate their activities. She has created guidance, systems and tools, as well as provided technical assistance and training in a variety of ways, including face-to-face and virtually. At Pathfinder International, she has lead the design and implementation of organization-wide performance monitoring systems (including for USG compliance, performance data and mentorship), and assists headquarters and field staff to effectively use the data for a variety of purposes, including project improvement and resource development. She has also provided technical assistance to project staff in planning and implementing large and small-scale qualitative and quantitative evaluations for both internal and external purposes.

Mike Cullen is a Senior Manager with Baker Tilly, a national accounting and advisory firm. Mike is a cybersecurity and IT leader in the firm's risk, internal audit, and cybersecurity consulting team. For over 15 years, he has worked with clients in various industries leading myriad cybersecurity and IT risk assessments and audits, developing information privacy and cybersecurity programs, performing ethical hacking, and conducting digital forensic investigations. Mike has presented to a variety of local, regional, and national conferences. Mike is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).


Michael Powers is a Financial Controller at Abt Associates Inc., based in Cambridge, MA. In this capacity Michael oversees the financial management of an $80M+ division, supports C-level department areas, and manages the global treasury and insurance/risk functions. Michael is in his tenth year with the firm and has held several positions including Corporate FP&A Manager when Abt doubled its size (to over $500M). Throughout his tenure, Michael has supported global treasury and insurance/risk matters involving development projects in 60+countries. Prior to joining Abt, Michael held progressive roles in Finance, business systems and IT for medium size and large public companies. These roles included international site work. Outside of Abt, Michael is involved with several non-profits and is a board director for a 137+ year old life insurance company.


To register for this free webinar: https://goo.gl/bzG6Cs


(If you have any problems signing up for this event through our new registration system, you can get help at info@insidengo.org).


Please feel free to share this webinar information with others at your organization who may have an interest in this topic.  





William (Bill) Lester

Executive Director


4.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 18 days ago
Edited by Birgit Pauli-Haack 18 days ago
A list of "34 Nonprofit Technology Webinars & Calls in November 2017" is available at our NPTechClub site

Birgit Pauli-Haack
Co-organizer Tech4Good SWFL
NTEN Nonprofit TechClub in Naples FL
text/call 239-595-3882
Join our WP4Good Club
Skype: birgitpauli
Twitter: @bph

5.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 17 days ago
Two events in DC

Some of you may be interested in signing up for this free Public Good App Festival event from Nov. 13-15. http://www.publicgoodapphouse.org/festival

Also NetSquared DC is hosting a panel discussion on Tues., Nov. 14 on All Things Mobile & Messaging from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Click here to learn more or RSVP.  http://bit.ly/net2dcmobilemssg  

6.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 16 days ago
Thanks to the Hill Family Fight Colorectal Cancer is kicking off No-Shave November in style!

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is proud to be one of the charity partners along with Prevent Cancer and St. Jude's Children Research who were selected to receive dollars raised by No-Shave November in 2017. No-Shave November, a 501(c)3 organization that raises money by encouraging individuals to "ditch the razors" each November, has chosen to support Fight CRC. Children and spouses of the Hill family, the founders of No-Shave November, lost their father Matthew Hill to colorectal cancer. Fight CRC and No-Shave November's partnership raises awareness and funds that support projects making a direct impact on CRC patients' lives.

"We are so appreciative of the partnership we have with No-Shave and their commitment to include colorectal cancer in the efforts they fund," said Michell Baker, director of partnership development for Fight CRC. "Their dollars have been put toward programs and projects that made a direct impact in the lives of our advocates!"

Last year alone we were able to allocate $400 K towards research directly related to Immunnotherapy that focuses on CRC.

Men and women are encouraged to participate by either discontinuing to shave during November and donating the savings to the organization, or simply making a donation to a team's page.

To sign up for Fight CRC's No-Shave team, visit https://no-shave.org/team/GetBehindACure. To learn more about colorectal cancer, visit FightCRC.org or No-Shave at No-Shave November



Michael Sola
Executive Vice President
Fight Colorectal Cancer
Springfield, MO

7.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 17 days ago

Join the Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA) in Atlanta on November 8th and in the Tampa Bay on November 15th for two evenings of networking with fellow social marketers and behavior change colleagues.

SMANA is a membership organization serving the professional needs of behavior change agents in Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and the United States. We advance behavior change for social good.

These events are free and open to all - whether you are a member, considering membership or would like to network with fellow change agents.

We welcome change agents from all sectors – social marketers, behavioral economists, conservation psychologists, behavioral scientists, environmental educators, behavior change communicators, entertainment educators, health communicators, design thinkers and the list goes on. SMANA members include practitioners, students and academics involved from both the environmental and health fields. Learn more about the benefits of joining this group here - http://smana.org/.

Atlanta event details:

Tampa Bay event details:

Kelley Dennings
Primary Contact
Social Marketing Association of North America
Arlington, VA

8.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 16 days ago
Excited to share our November "Meet the Scientist" Mental Health Research Webinar:

Research Updates: Improving Functioning in Schizophrenia
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 2:00 pm EST
Learn more

Patients with psychotic illnesses are usually interested in treatments that relieve active symptoms and improve their abilities to function at work, school, and in their everyday lives. This webinar will provide an overview of recent research on pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to improving functioning.

We hope you'll join us!

Josh Okun
Director, Digital Strategy
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
New York, NY
jokun@bbrfoundation.org OR Josh@JDODigital.com

9.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 14 days ago
Lasa is hosting two free webinars, about Google Analytics and Facebook. Ideal for small charities and those wanting to know how to use free and popular tools to drive more visitors to their website, attract supporters and show the world the difference they make every day.

How Google Analytics helps your charity improve its website

22nd November 2017
Presented by Jason King @jasoncsking

Facebook for charities

6th December 2017
Presented by Dawn Newton @goreckidawn

Both webinars will be at 2pm, Greenwich Mean Time - but if that's inconvenient, you can watch the recordings afterwards. Sign up for the webinars

Watch the recording of our recent Google Ad Grants webinar​​

Jason King
Freelance WordPress development and Google Ad Grant management
Mirepoix, France


Twitter: @jasoncsking

10.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 11 days ago
I really like reading about all the diverse stuff NTENers are working on. You all are great!

Thanks to @Kristy Hayter for starting these threads for us!​

Bethany Lister
Community Engagement Manager
Nonprofit Technology Network

11.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 5 days ago
Hi all,

I'm sorry I joined the discussion so late! D:

I am really excited to share with you that Sarah Obenauer is doing a training on Intro to Branding fundamentals. The course is offered this week on November 15. This course will help you identify the best visual and strategic decisions for your brand, with the topic of branding / rebranding for nonprofits. I really loved Sarah's NTEN Stories video she shared about her course! She is so awesomely engaging. See the link for the course and her video here.

Warm regards,

Shannon Wong
Community Coordinator
Nonprofit Technology Network
Portland, OR

12.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 5 days ago
Doing my project management basics again. This will be our last meetup of the year. Kicking off next year with some WordPress basics.

Anthony Caufield
North Las Vegas, NV

13.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 5 days ago
Hi everyone!

I'm excited to share this month a different format for our webinar! Our colleague Peter Mirus at Build Consulting is going to present a client story - how Build helped analyze and tweak a client's donor data process and the changes that made to their fundraising. Really cool story with insights and what they would do differently. This wasn't a huge overhaul project - just a few tweaks with big impact. Anyone can do it!

Please join us - it's a 15 minute presentation and then Q&A. If you don't deal with donor data you probably know someone who does, or you can use the insights on member data, constituent or client data, all sorts of contact/personal data!

Wednesday Nov 15 from 4-4:30 EST, free and we will post the slides and video on our website next week!


Join Community IT Innovators colleagues Build Consulting as they share a story of how one nonprofit organization improved their donor data.

Presenter Peter Mirus will relate how the organization did this, what they learned about their donors, and how they used what they learned to increase revenue, "sustainer" giving, and program outcomes. This story includes key lessons that can be leveraged by any nonprofit to increase organizational knowledge of its constituents and how to turn that information into outcomes.

He'll spend 15 minutes on the presentation and the remainder of the time answering your questions.

What if we don't have donor data?

The lessons learned from this story are applicable to management of many data types, including members, funders, partners, and program beneficiaries.

This webinar is appropriate for nonprofit executives, managers, and staff. As with all our webinars, we will discuss technology in a manner that is accessible to a varied audience. Join us!

Carolyn Woodard
Community IT Innovators
Washington, DC

14.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 4 days ago
Edited by Sarah Obenauer 4 days ago

12-hour design and development marathon benefiting nonprofits coming to NYC!

Make a Mark is a 12-hour design, development and creativity marathon benefiting local nonprofits. 

We are looking for 10 incredible nonprofits in NYC that are looking for design and marketing materials for their organization including branding, websites, social media toolkits, printed materials, etc.

This event is completely free to the nonprofits that are selected. We bring together amateur and professional creatives to create pro-bono design work for deserving nonprofits in the region that do so much for the community. 

Applications are due on November 17, 2017.

Learn more at http://letsmakeamark.org/

Sarah Obenauer
Founder & Director
Make a Mark

15.  RE: Share your November events!

Posted 6 hours ago

PowerLabs is hosting a free webinar with Doyle Canning and Patrick Reinsborough -- the authors of "Re:Imagining Change: How to Use Story-based Strategy to Win Campaigns, Build Movements and Change the World".


Register even if you can't make the live webinar. We'll send the recording and materials afterwards to everyone who registers.

Plus -- when you register, you'll get a coupon code for 50% off of the updated and expanded second edition of "Re:Imagining Change".

More details below.


Trump vs. the Truth: Winning the Battle of the Story

As the resistance fights back in the era of "alternative facts," making meaning through effective framing has never been more important. Progressive movements face threats in every arena, and we must remember that while the facts may be on our side, we need to tell our stories in ways that are strategic, compelling, and actionable.

Join this webinar to:

1. Learn about narrative power analysis and the elements of a winning campaign story.

2. Reflect on inspiring examples of effective framing and storytelling from contemporary movements like #BlackLivesMatter, climate justice, anti-war and migrant justice.

3. Get tools to strengthen your own narrative strategies.

Tuesday, November 28th
7:00 PM GMT / 2:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 AM Pacific

Register for the webinar

Register even if you can't make the live webinar. We'll send the recording and materials afterwards to everyone who registers.

When you register, you'll receive a 50% discount code for the updated and expanded 2nd edition of "Re:Imagining Change: How to Use Story-based Strategy to Win Campaigns, Build Movements and Change the World".


Doyle Canning is a cofounder of the Center for Story-based Strategy. She is a consultant, speaker, trainer and coach and she is adding to her tactical arsenal by pursing a JD degree at the University of Oregon School of Law. Follow her adventures at doylecanning.com.

Patrick Reinsborough is a cofounder of the Center for Story-based Strategy. He is a strategist, organizer and creative provocateur with over 25 years of experience in movements for peace, ecological sanity, democracy, indigenous rights and economic, racial and global justice. Follow him on Twitter at @RadicalWhispers and find out about his latest projects at patrickreinsborough.com

Randall Smith