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“The Honourable Rona Ambrose ( @MP_RonaAmbrose ) , Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, along with the Honourable Tony Clement ( @TonyClementCPC ), President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today announced measures to streamline and identify savings in Information Technology (IT) through Shared Services Canada&# , a new government agency ( see full press release ).

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

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However, having worked a s a management consultant (specializing in the digital channel) with nearly every federal department, I’m convinced the Canadian Digital Service (CDS) is a legitimate major milestone. What exactly is the Canadian Digital Service?

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News Stories Describing How the Federal Government Shutdown is Effecting Nonprofit Organizations

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Oklahoma nonprofits brace for ripple effects of federal shutdown As the nation and the world are doing, the U.S. Since they are not working together, the possibility of a federal debt default is slowly steadily increasing daily, and threatening the U.S. news funding the economy federal shutdown nonprofit federal relations federal funds

Federal Web Council Reveals New Study: Putting Citizens First, Transforming Online Government

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Last week, the Federal Web Managers Council, comprised of Cabinet agency Web Directors released its study titled, “ Putting Citizens First: Transforming Online Government. &# Its purpose is to “recommend specific strategies for revolutionizing how the U.S. Government delivers online services to the American people. Within this document, the Federal Web Managers Council also reveal their shared vision for the government’s presence online.

Newsletter: Conference Tips for Introverts ; Which Companies are Helping Federal Workers? ; Wall Supporter Builds 3.5 Million Name Email List

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How companies are supporting federal workers during the shutdown. Also, the Combined Federal Campaign was hurting before the shutdown, now it's at a standstill and may not recover.?? CASE STUDY SERVICE] Tito’s Handmade Vodka just launched their brand new video series Love, Tito’s.

#PUBLICPOLICY: Online Safety And Privacy Finally Become Concern For Services

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Those who strive to ensure some privacy of individuals have been lobbying the federal government to block certain aggregations and pressuring companies to offer ever more powerful privacy controls to customers and members.

#PUBLICPOLICY: Online Safety And Privacy Finally Become Concern For Services

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Those who strive to ensure some privacy of individuals have been lobbying the federal government to block certain aggregations and pressuring companies to offer ever more powerful privacy controls to customers and members.

#Aging: Medicare’s Support To Home Health Agencies Likely To Be Cut 3+%

Non Profit Marketing 360

The two federal programs that are most often discussed as targets for cutting are Social Security and Medicare. And every political stripe agrees that as the growing number of Boomer retirees move into these programs, stresses will be felt throughout the federal budget. In this environment, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed changes that include a %3.35 What might these cuts mean to the delivery of medicare services?

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#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. Here is their introductory video touting the new services available.

#Tech: Net Neutrality Supported in Europe – Not Unsupported in US

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In the US, on the other hand, the Senate recently blocked a Republican-sponsored bill that would block the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from blocking service providers who block, or at least slow down, internet traffic. Yet this has not happened without federal regulation.

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Monetizing Your Cause’s Archives

Cause Related Marketing

Long-standing causes like the Audubon Society, the March of Dimes, Federal Duck Stamps, and others almost certainly have asked how they can wrest money from their own extensive archives. One of the agencies that benefited was the National Park Service.

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Geolocation Services and Nonprofits

A. Fine Blog

I interviewed Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation about the use of geolocation services, like Foursquare and Gowalla, by nonprofits. The latest version of the Social Good podcast is up on the Chronicle website. I became interested in this topic a few months ago when odd messages began to show up in my Twitter [.].

National Wildlife Federation Puts Base to Work to Design Website that Works FOR Them

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So I was pleased to see the National Wildlife Federation 's recent audience-based approach to designing a more useful and engaging Web site. NWF solicits input through this online survey , which is ultimately efficient -- easy for users to complete and easy for the NWF team to review results and trends (stats are automatically generated and compiled by all the major online survey services).

Congress Today Is Considering Real Impendements To the Nonprofit Sector and If We Stop And Note Many Public Services and Institutions Are Nonprofits - These Proposals Could Effect Every American Life

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The reality is that right now our nation's leadership is looking at the nonprofit sector not only as one that can do with less (or even wholly without) in the federal budget, it may be an American business sector that they turn to in order to raise new taxes - or both. This is big stuff that must be addressed and we must address these federal budgetary and legal proposals now. Taxes nonprofit federal relations federal funds

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#Aging: Medicare On The Chopping Block Of Debt ‘Compromise’

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It would raise out-of-pocket costs for millions of beneficiaries who don’t use hospital services during the year, he says. As most of us raise a sigh of relief that the debt ceiling was raised and a vague compromise to trim $1.2

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For Efficient But Effective Nonprofit Programs, Service, and Administration Like Fundraising - GIS Is A Tremendous Tool. And It's Free.

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FEMA, American Red Cross, local, state, and other federal agencies, etc.) ESRI is proactively planning for its cloud storage (as it's more and more commonly used in all industries) so it offers cloud computing and storage solutions in its total GIS service offerings, as of just the past couple of years. GIS evaluation methods how to public service nonprofit self evaluation strategic planning fundraising transparency

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

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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. Feature phone: A mobile phone which at the time of manufacture is not considered to be a smartphone, but nevertheless has additional functions over and above standard mobile services.

U.S. Nonprofits Challenging the Federal Charity Rules to Remain In Good Standing & Rhode Island Provides the Homeless With the First State Bill of Rights

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Yet some American places of worship and marijuana dispensaries are overtly (even provocatively) challenging the Internal Revenue Service and State Attorney Generals (who oversee nonprofit/charity organizations' behavior and reporting at the state level). But many medical marijuana dispensaries have been making huge sums of money even as they claim to be nonprofit, according to court and law enforcement records, industry insiders, police and federal agents.

Large Landscape Conservation Grants for Federal, State, or Local Land/Habitat Important to Fish, Wildlife, and Plants

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Endorsement of a proposed acquisition by appropriate federal, state, and local government agencies and by nonprofit organizations that the land is of high conservation value is a primary program consideration. All grant awards require a minimum 1:1 match of cash or contributed goods and services. From The Foundation Center.

Canadians speak out on the future of government eServices

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It has a rather long name “ Next Generation of eservices – CitizenCompass – Enhancing service delivery in the Canadian public sector “, however it’s quite informative nonetheless. Essentially its purpose was to ask Canadians how they are interacting with government now, and how they would like to interact in the future regarding service delivery. The Choicebook outlined the following key issues related to eServices: Automatic notification services.

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

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This bill is one of the first federal initiatives to address the nonprofit sector as a whole. It will take the first steps toward integrating the nonprofit sector into the federal policy making process by establishing formal structures in Congress and federal administrative agencies focused on the success of nonprofits." [[link] To quote the National Council of Nonprofits about this bill, ".Despite federal law Non Profits nonprofit federal relations

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

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They work at the local, state, and federal level to advance transgender equality. Equality Federation. Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for LGBTQ people.

#ProAging: Mandated Cuts In Medicare Stifle Expansion Plans

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past October 1st, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) put into effect new regulations concerning the payment or reimbursement of services to skilled nursing facilities and certain types of housing for older Americans. As the regulations were being finalized late this summer, we posted reactions from many facilities saying they would have to cut staff and/or services to comply with the ruling. Click to enlarge.

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#Finance: Postage Rates For Nonprofits Realigned. Do Yours Go Down Or Up?

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Of course, your organization must be listed as a nonprofit with the federal government first, and you can then apply for the right to use these bulk/nonprofit rates. The Nonprofit Times has a story we wanted to pass on to our readers about the adjustments to US Postal Rates that will have an impact on nonprofits and their mailing budgets. The news is important, but not dramatic.

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#Finance: Postage Rates For Nonprofits Realigned. Do Yours Go Down Or Up?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Of course, your organization must be listed as a nonprofit with the federal government first, and you can then apply for the right to use these bulk/nonprofit rates. The Nonprofit Times has a story we wanted to pass on to our readers about the adjustments to US Postal Rates that will have an impact on nonprofits and their mailing budgets. The news is important, but not dramatic.

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Why you need to focus on mobile right now

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the website), enter the era of micro niche service delivery (i.e. I hate to single out Canadian government departments, but Service Canada , I sure hope that “mobile&# is on your immediate agenda, especially given your name and the potential that this channel has for a federal organization with “people serving people&# as their slogan. research in motion RIM Rogers service canada smartphone storm storm 2 storm II telus twitter

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What the Nonprofit Annual Report Is, Why It Is Necessary, But More Importantly - How It Can Be Powerful In Increasing A Nonprofit's Fundraising, Volunteers, Public Relations, and Marketing Results

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Above all, the IRS compliance requirements and federal law require that a nonprofit given official federal (and most often by states as well) charity status be open, reporting fully, in a timely manner, to any and all requests from the public for the organization''s board ratified financial and operations information. Yes, the federal government and law say the organization must provide information and complete and truthful information on its own self.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

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Across America, Hispanic and Latino organizations are leading the way in every realm, including advocacy, education, healthcare, and social services. Community-based members provide services to more than 15 million Hispanics throughout the U.S.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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The Corps Network National Conference is an annual gathering of national, state, and local leaders in the fields of workforce development, community service, and conservation. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / TBA. It's finally here!

Blocking Access to Social Media is now “Against Policy”

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To the Canadian federal “govies” out there that may have missed the memo, a crucial policy instrument called PANDU took effect exactly one year ago (excluding section 6.1.3 , which kicked-in 7 months later). tools and services are provided to authorized individuals.

Remember the Small, Local, and Unflashy

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In a recent post of The Cohen Report, Social Entrepreneurism at the Public Trough , Rick Cohen shines a flashlight on the primary form of entrepreneurism of many of the leading national community service groups: Federal government funding. and Public Allies and more), and the leaders of the group of extraordinary national service organizations created mostly during the 90's (Teach for America, City Year, etc.)

What the Web Renewal (canada.ca) Initiative is missing

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Yes, you got that right, one portal website to serve as a starting point for all citizen needs that fall under federal jurisdiction. Here it is fully implemented elsewhere across various jurisdictions: Federal level (UK): https://www.gov.uk /.

Šukran (thank you), Sharjah Government Media Bureau!

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It adopts a mature and responsible strategy inspired by the wisdom of His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah, which is consistent with the UAE’s federal media policy and regulations, and adherent to the Emirate’s authentic culture.

Supporting Your Favorite Nonprofit Includes Voting By Tuesday November 6, 2012

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You know, if you work at all with or otherwise support any nonprofit, that the nonprofit (almost any nonprofit), today, is a major buoy for millions of people or 'things' we associate with a higher quality of life, as so many states' and local governments' budgets and too federal funding being lessened or altogether relinquished from different causes or issue that don't go away just because the prior funding streams do. Our federal funding or even our state's funding from the U.S.

Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today

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Equality Federation. Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

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How the Fundraising Game Has Changed Forever

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They are descriptions of the impact brought about by new federal rules for many grant awards—impact that just may make life less stressful for nonprofit fundraising professionals and development directors everywhere.

One week, two excellent events: #CbocSocial and #FWD50

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” 2- Forward 50 (#fwd50) – “A three-day conversation on digital transformation held in Canada’s capital city, bringing together citizens, the public service, elected officials, technologists, and innovative thinkers from around the world.”

#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. Here is their introductory video touting the new services available.

Stop Complaining about Lineups and Just Vote!

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That’s nearly a 35% increase over the last federal election, and you were are part of it! You can also use the online Voter Information Service to find out where to vote. Dear “ frustrated advance poll voters ” in Canada. I really think that we should be treating the fact that there were such long lineups at some of the advance polling stations this weekend as great news.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789. It's finally here!

14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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5) Communications Manager , National Wildlife Federation (Washington, D.C.). 9) Digital Communications Manager , Center for Urban Community Services. 14) Social Media Coordinator , Jewish Community Federation (San Francisco, CA).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

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If you work with youth, you might want to check out the Family & Youth Services Bureau’s new online course for how to construct and manage a successful education plan. ” Pam Grow’s What’s in My Inbox features the National Wildlife Federation (h/t Kerri Karvetski).

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14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

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Communications Manager – Affiliate Partnerships, National Wildlife Federation. Senior Marketing & Communications Manager, The Center for Financial Services Innovation (Chicago, IL). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here.

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