Philanthropy

Anti Social Media for Social Good

Anti Social Media for Social Good

Are You Anti Social Media for Social Good   Is Your Organization Not on Social Media? Will Social Media Help You? Are you still not sold on social networking and social media as a great way to boost your organization, your mission, your success and or your business? You are not alone (but you will be soon).  Social media tools like Facebook and Twitter are extremely important for any kind of organization today, whether online or off. There are a number of important benefits to using these sites, so it’s time to get on board and get SOCIAL! Social media…read more →

How Does a Twitter Chat Work?

How Does a Twitter Chat Work?

How Does a Twitter Chat Work? What is a Twitter Chat? How does a Twitter chat work? What is a Tweet or Twitter chat? Tweet chats are a great way connect Tweeps (people who tweet) at a specific time to discuss a pre-determined topic on Twitter!   Why Would You Even Want to Join a Tweet Chat? Tweet Chats can be vital to your social media success. Tweet chats connect you to a community of people who share a common goal, values and or interests.  Participate in one tweet chat and you could gain valuable information, find interesting people to…read more →

Program Officer: Friend or Foe – Part 1

Program Officer: Friend or Foe – Part 1

The Program Officer: Friend or Foe  The word “philanthropy” derives from the Ancient Greek phrase philanthropia, meaning “to love people.” When you think about a foundation program officer do you imagine a benevolent professional who loves, or at least cares, about the very people who benefit from the grant awards or do you feel like program officers are all politics, pressure and power? Would you be surprised to know that your perception and your actions have more to do with your answer than it has to do with the position of a program officer, philanthropy or foundations? Sure, grants have…read more →

Philanthropy-Social-Economy-2013

Philanthropy-Social-Economy-2013

Must Read & Free Resource “Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2013”   A  Must Read on Philanthropy and the Social Economy for 2013 I give you recommendations for reads through my Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Daily Grant Gear and through the Get Grants Do Good – G+ Community. I want to be very clear, this post goes well beyond my usual sharing of information to a full on recommendation to persuade you to read the ‘’Philanthropy and Social Economy: Blueprint for 2013”.   What is the Social Economy The social economy refers to the all the ways that we direct private resources…read more →

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