Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In the meantime, I wanted to share my rough notes with you from the Digital Governance Forum , which I attended this past week here in Ottawa. Five applied domains were covered including: democratic governance, policy-making, service delivery, regulation, and risk and accountability.

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Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

government (because 3rd party ones can`t match the strong gov brand). Firstresponder.gov – A first responder community of practice. Session Notes: Open Government Ninja 101: Skills, Strategies, and Stealth David Hale (National Institutes of Health).

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Back in early 2011, I created a collaborative Google Spreadsheet (available at www.mobilegovernment.ca ) to compile a list of Canadian government organizations (federal, provincial , municipal +crown/agency) that have created mobile websites and/or mobile apps. In a recent Canadian government eService delivery study from PWC 10% of respondents stated they currently use smartphones to access government services; 32% stated they will do so in the future. *

Why the Canadian Digital Service is a major milestone for Canada.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Over the course of the past two decades there have been numerous initiatives / movements relating to the Government of Canada and the digital space. At the time, the only high-level official government group responsible in some way for web 2.0

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Rhode Island Government Jobs

Fundraising Breakthroughs

You can also be violated for a domestic offense such as the rhode island government jobs of any settlement proceeds you receive. These liens typically can be arranged for by contacting a particular Rhode Island may offer discounts to students upon presentation of official identification cards issued to them by the rhode island government jobs and family court judges deserve a pat on the rhode island government jobs in Rhode Island. Island Rhode Government Jobs

Should Nonprofits Say "Goodbye" to Government Funding?

Marketing for Nonprofits

The intense politicking and drama in Washington, DC over the past few weeks has left many seriously disturbed by the governing abilities of our Congress. An individual giving program will allow you to: 1) Continue to provide vital services to the communities you serve.

#ENVIRO: Spring Is The Time To Build Rain Barrels & Community Gardens

Non Profit Marketing 360

A community garden in Montreal, Canada (Photo credit: Wikipedia). But with spring comes new buds, rebirth, baseball, and the opportunity to establish that community garden that you and your neighbors have been talking about all winter. Does your community have a garden?

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#INTERVIEW with Lori Jacobwith, Communications & Fundraising Coach, & Founder of the Ignited Online Fundraising Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

She founded the Ignited Online Fundraising Community and is author of the forthcoming book, Withism’s from Lori: Boldness, Clarity and Wisdom for Fundraising Professionals Making a Difference. NPM360: I’m particularly interested in your online fundraising community.

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Governments, Tribes, and Educational Institutions Linking Econimic Development and Community Well Being to Stewardship & Health of the Environment

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Deadline: December 3, 2012 "Wells Fargo and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Accepting Applications for Environmental Solutions for Communities Grant Program "Wells Fargo and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) are offering financial assistance through Environmental Solutions for Communities, a new grant program designed to help communities in the United States create a more sustainable future through responsible environmental stewardship.

#FUNDRAISING: Resources To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Budget

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Maybe the federal government won’t ever work up or agree to a budget to cover an entire fiscal year, but your nonprofit has to. Inspirational words from the original legislation: Faith-based and community-based organizations are trusted institutions within our poorest neighborhoods.

Designing Community Campaigns For Weight Loss

Social Marketing and Social Change

Developing community and statewide initiatives to combat obesity has been described “as American as second helpings of apple pie” ( Levitz & McKay, 2013 ). I believe that these community and state efforts need better marketing of weight management.

#FUNDRAISING: Resources To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Budget

Non Profit Marketing 360

Maybe the federal government won’t ever work up or agree to a budget to cover an entire fiscal year, but your nonprofit has to. Inspirational words from the original legislation: Faith-based and community-based organizations are trusted institutions within our poorest neighborhoods.

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Grants and IBM Expertise for U.S. and International Cities' Governments' Offices and Districts (i.e. Port Authorities, School Districts, Etc.)

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After conferring with officials, citizens, businesses, academics, and community leaders, the IBM teams will recommend actions to make the delivery of public services more efficient and innovative. Only general-purpose governing bodies may apply. In addition to uploading a completed application form, each applicant is required to submit a brief letter from the mayor (or equivalent executive officer of the municipal government) affirming the validity of the submission.

Great “behind-the-scenes” progress in 2013, now let’s get creative!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I must admit that I am quite optimistic about the next twelve months, given the amount of behind-the-scenes progress that has been made to date in various organizations in terms of setting up the necessary infrastructure that social channels require (primarily governance and hr related).

Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

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If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities.

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Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities.

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Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Schools, Universities, or Government Agencies Providing Non-Traditional Solutions to Employ Individuals With Disabilities

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Signature grants are not intended to fund project expansions or bring proven projects to new communities. This includes nonprofit agencies, public and private schools, and public institutions such as universities and government (state, local, federal) agencies in the United States or any of its territories. From The Foundation Center. [If

What Creates a Revolution?

SocialButterfly

If you want to continue discussion on “what government may/can look like,&# then I also recommend following both the Government 2.0 Club and the Government 2.0 “A revolution doesn’t happen when a society adopts new tools, it happens when a society adopts new behaviors.”. –Us

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Grants for Governments, Nonprofits, Regional Organizations, Individuals, Private Sector Creating Small and Large Scale Fisheries Management Solutions

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Entries should have the potential for replication and contribute to responsible fisheries governance. A capacity development phase will follow to expand the winning entries' potential for replication across local and regional fishing communities and facilitate the implementation of pilot projects. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

About the Nonprofit's Governing Documents, Especially the Bylaws and How They Can Be A Powerful Tool for the Organization's Success

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The Bylaws and the Articles of Incorporation are the two governing documents that any nonprofit must create when it is being started up, and then it must have on hand as it conducts its business over the life of the organization. Instead, this post is merely educational: an introduction to what documents govern nonprofit organizations in a general overview, and it gives some instances (not all) in which they maybe either necessary or helpful and how so.

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Tribes, Local or State Governments Studying Value and Impact of the Arts

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arts sector, at either the individual or community level. nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations; units of state or local government; or federally recognized tribal communities or tribes. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click on "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post, for more information].

Your Hashtags for Good Bible

SocialButterfly

Thank you to SocialBrite who offers a PDF download of 45 social good hashtags to consider, Symplur’s Healthcare Hashtag Project and Govloop’s Government-Related Hashtag Directory which were all used to help compile this combined and narrowed list. Government + Civic Innovation.

The B.C. Apps for Climate Change Initiative

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The scoop: In addition to creating a social media component to enhance its online communications unit at its public affairs HQ, and a citizen engagement unit within something called the Future of Work initiative in the provincial public service, the BC government is partnering with a couple of green businesses and the software development and data communities to run a contest called Apps 4 Climate Action. Initiatives like this are helping to pioneer government 2.0

Social Models for Marketing: Building Communities

Social Marketing and Social Change

For many years communities were inextricably linked with social marketing. Lefebvre & Flora (1988) laid out the defining features of the social marketing approach based on experiences they shared directing community interventions for cardiovascular disease reduction. Yet, even by the early 1990s, we can recall where social marketing and community development components of Health Canada could not find common ground for collaboration.

Grants for Creative "Place-Making" Arts Or Design Nonprofits' and Artists' Projects Fostering Community Identity and Revitalizing Economics

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Through the program, the endowment will provide a limited number of grants for creative place-making projects that contribute toward the livability of communities of all sizes in the United States and help transform them into lively, beautiful, and sustainable places with the arts at their core. These partnerships must involve two primary partners — a nonprofit organization and a local government entity. From The Foundation Center. [If

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Behavior and Why It Deserves A Seat at the Goverment 2.0 Table

SocialButterfly

As I participated in the Government 2.0 The idea of Government 2.0 and government as a platform is not about tools and technology. It’s about cultivating an environment and culture that enables citizens to influence and direct its government and each other.

#ProAging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

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Aging Civics Community Healthcare News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Report Retirement Living Seniors Life Associated Press COLA Cost of Living Allowance economy Government Great Recession Medicare ProAging Retirement Social Security United States

#Aging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Civics Community Healthcare News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Report Retirement Living Seniors Life COLA Cost of Living Allowance economy Government Great Recession Medicare Social Security

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Grants for Arts for Oregon Communities

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From The Foundation Center Oregon Arts Commission Invites Proposals for Arts Build Communities Grants Deadline: October 2, 2007 The Oregon Arts Commission ( [link] ) is accepting applications for Arts Build Communities grants, which recognize and support the use of the arts as a tool for building and strengthening Oregon communities. Arts Build Communities grants support both the arts in local communities and the involvement of the arts and artists in community development.

Grants for Local Governments Collaborations With School Aged Children Providing Local History and Preservation Projects

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Save Our History Invites Applications for Community Education and Preservation Projects Deadline: June 5, 2009 Save Our History ( [link] ), a program of the History Channel ( [link] ) and the American Association for State and Local History ( [link] ), is a national initiative that supports local history education and historic preservation efforts in communities across the United States. From The Foundation Center.

Bridging Cultures Grants to U.S. Nonprofits (Incl. Schools, Libraries, Cultural Instit.s, Et.c), State, or Local Governments

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Deadline: June 1, 2010 (For more information on this grant opportunity, click on "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of the post).

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SRDC Open Data Consultation Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The main government doorways need to be re-designed. Community Accounts (Eastern Canada) – brilliant open data concept. Debrief Open Data asthmapolis Canada community accounts consultation eatsure vancouver fitbit Government 2.0 Over the next few blog posts I will debrief a few of the many events I attended this Spring. I have included only key takeaways and interesting insights (ok, well I find them interesting anyway…).

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits and International Non Government Organizations Promoting the Rights of Persons With Disabilities

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Cross-disability and other partnerships in-country are strongly encouraged, as are projects that address particularly marginalized sectors of the disability community. From The Foundation Center. Deadline: Various (See below.)

A Nonprofit's Reputaion In Its Communities Makes Or Breaks Possible Collaborations With Other Agencies

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Keep in mind as you read the following posts that nonprofits raise support from their communities in various different ways including developing, acquiring, and retaining community partners (such as other nonprofits, government agencies, or businesses) to provide programs or services with.

For Twitter Success, Just Add Meaning.

SocialButterfly

As a new Twitter member, one may be wondering a series of questions that I hope this post offers a “quick guide&# to successful Twitter use and community, with the key ingredient reiterated at the end. For Government folks, check out GovTwit. Government Micro-Blogging Information.

Interview with Erik Anderson

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’m particularly excited to hear his session, as Erik knows so many ways to plan that can benefit us now, with uncertainty in government funding affecting nearly every area of the nonprofit sector. –If you have a government contract or grant-what’s the problem?

The Nonprofit Sector and Community Solutions Act H.R. 5533

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The Nonprofit Sector And Community Solutions Act , H.R. the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy's 2009 study, "Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities" that found "Research on nearly 70 nonprofits from New Mexico, North Carolina, Minnesota and Los Angeles County over a five year period showed that these groups combined generated nearly $14 billion worth of benefits for their diverse communities, and many other non-monetary gains.

Grants for Nonprofits Providing Pediatric Dental Care to Under-Served Communities

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Through the call, HSHC will award single-year matching grants of up to $20,000 to support community-based initiatives that provide oral health care to under-served children. Priority will be given to successful programs with the potential for replication in other communities, as well as initiatives that have worked in collaboration with other institutions and organizations. based nonprofit organization or local government agency that provides dental services to children in the U.S.

How to Motivate Board Members: Interview with Simone Joyaux

Wild Woman Fundraising

It focuses only on governance not on management. We don’t understand that governance is different from management. At a certain point along to continuum it goes to governance. A governance moment is examining the financial picture. You HAVE TO DO GOVERNANCE.

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What Does the Obama Social Media Community Do Next?

Social Marketing and Social Change

Would you like to continue to volunteer in your community as part of an Obama organization?: Yes. Working on local issues that impact our community. Giving the community a voice in their future? The pundits ponder this question. The campaign does the right thing - ask them. Some of the questions from the transition team. The following relate to the future of this movement for change.

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