TSNe-Bulletin: December 2011
Welcome to the TSNe-Bulletin, providing non-profit professionals, capacity builders, funders and partners with information you can use to strengthen individual nonprofits, the sector and the communities we serve.
In This Issue
- Getting Started with Evaluation
- Making the Most of LinkedIn: Best Practices for Profiles
- ED Forum: Update to Our Constituents
- Software Corner: e-Advocacy
- Sectorwide Trainings and Jobs
New e-Bulletin Schedule
Starting in 2012, the TSNe-Bulletin will move to a bimonthly schedule.
What Do You Need to Consider When Starting an Evaluation?
It is important to be very clear about what you are evaluating, why you are evaluating, and for whom you are evaluating. Paying attention to these questions will help you shape your evaluation into a more useful tool.
Create a Compelling LinkedIn Profile
In this next installment of a multipart series, marketing professional Myrna Greenfield shares best practices for setting up and building individual profiles on LinkedIn.
Programs in the Limelight
TSNE's grantees, clients, tenants and fiscally-sponsored projects frequently receive awards and recognition for the inspiring, community-changing work they do.
- The LGBT Aging Project was one of 6 nonprofits selected for the highly competitive 2012 Social Innovators awards.
- NPC tenant Let's Get Ready wins $500,000 in the American Giving Awards.
Introducing The Giving Common
The Giving Common, an initiative of The Boston Foundation, is a database of nonprofit profiles that funders, donors and the general public can search by issue area, geography and other variables with the option to "donate now." Sign up to develop your organization's profile.
Letter to Our Friends
TSNE Executive Director Jonathan Spack shares an update about TSNE programs after restructuring.
Advocacy organizations often encourage their grassroots supporters to influence politicians and corporations using different methods, from promoting a cause or opposing legislation to challenging ad campaigns or policies. Idealware looks at some of the e-advocacy tools available for nonprofits.
- January 12 - Art of the Schmooze
- January 19 - The Power of Individual Donors
- January 24 - Board Roles to Board Goals
Happenings and Opportunities In the Nonprofit Sector
TSNE is pleased to announce upcoming activities and events from across the sector, as well as new resources available to nonprofit professionals.
This month we've included information on employment opportunities, as well as training and events.
Have a job opening, grant opportunity, publication or event to announce? Send us your sectorwide announcements -- including a relevant URL -- with subject line News Submission. SEND TO: firstname.lastname@example.org