“A Song for our Warming Planet.” Cellist Daniel Crawford sets the Rise of Climate Change to music. The notes match the temperature of each year since 1880.
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Nonprofit Helps: Citi Bikes, Crowdfunding
Dan Frommer’s post on NYC’s new Bike Sharing system shows from a personal perspective how a single new ingredient in a complex system can make big changes.
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Simple yet creative campaigns can bring viral attention to a cause. This video spotlights people waiting for organs — in this case, a 27-year-old dialysis patient who’s waited for a kidney for seven years.
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Advertising for a Cause. I’m adding to my blog roll the website Osocio, which highlights the “best of non-profit advertising and marketing for social causes.”
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Indianapolis Bike Paths. Cities continue to build bike infrastructure (at varying paces) and, as Treehugger reports, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail deserves some attention and congratulations!
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What does the color of your brand say about your organization? This infographic from The Logo Company may come in handy when you re-think your logo or develop a new program.
Nonprofit Helps VIsualizing Data
Visualizing Data. More than ever before, we are gathering data on so many subjects, usually human, that it’s impossible to comprehend. But through the art of visualizing data, we can see patterns that may help us understand and even have better lives. Whatever you’re working on—women’s rights, the environment, poverty, health— data presented thoughtfully can […]
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Food Revolution. The folks at Brain Pickings found a bunch of vintage nutrition posters in the national archives with such advice as don’t overcook vegetables. Such common sense has been drowned out by profit seekers. But fear not, the revolution is underway, and Food Tank has compiled a list of 40 organizations that are shaking up […]
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Now for something practical for the leader who’s getting ready for an interview: The Esquire Guy’s Guide to Media Interviews. Even more practical, a link to Kivi Leroux Miller’s 7 Ways to Repurpose Your Content. And a nice overview on Infographics from Socialbrite. Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They […]
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Needed: Nonprofit Leaders. It’s time to re-think how nonprofits operate in a post-baby-boomer-leader world. A new report, Shift: Beyond the Nonprofit Leadership Crisis, says that 75 percent of current nonprofit leaders plan to leave over the next five years. Many younger leaders are attracted to new models, outside the nonprofit sector, to create […]