Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

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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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How your government contract is screwing you over (and how that’s about to change)

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Does your nonprofit get government contracts? Or is your nonprofit considering getting government contracts? The government is increasingly stepping away from providing human services like elder care, and instead they are calling for nonprofits to take up the services slack.

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New Government of Canada policies related to social media

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Key Objective: To ensure acceptable and efficient use of Government of Canada electronic networks and devices to support enhanced communication and collaboration thereby improving productivity, and program and service delivery to individuals and businesses.

Guideline for External Use of Web 2.0 in the Government of Canada

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

tools provide additional means of interactive communications between government institutions and Canadians. Build understanding of this guideline into employee training programs. Governance Government Social Media guideline guidelines psengage tbs tony clement treasury board Web 2.0

Canadians speak out on the future of government eServices

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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. Information sharing across governments. What Canadians want from government service delivery: Convenience (ease of access, channels and usability). Mobile: 10% of respondents stated they use smartphones to access government services; 32% stated they will do so in the future.

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

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For those of you not familiar with what I am referring to, the Government of Canada (Goc) Web Renewal Initiative aims to streamline the GoC’s web presence through a single central website, Canada.ca . page/government-ontario. Government Insight canada.ca

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).

Don’t Be a Gopher: Nonprofit Marketing and Program Sustainability

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Is program sustainability something your nonprofit talks about? More than ever, program sustainability is a concern for nonprofits and the grantmaking organizations that fund them. Promoters of Program Sustainability. “If Kylie Hutchinson.

Making Your Case for Support for the Arts

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The Americans for the Arts has just done a significant, comprehensive look at the impact that the nonprofit arts have on our economy, and our arts programs add up to $135.2 I’m back! Guess where I was? An encaustic art conference in Cape Cod! It was so fun.

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The Ongoing, Sorry State of Nonprofit Governance

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Readers of The Networked Nonprofit know that Beth and I have a chapter on governance that reveals the sorry state of most board/staff relationships. This theater perfectly captures to a small degree the extreme example of governance dysfunction outlined in the Free report about Penn State.

[Guest Post] Top 10 Tips for Growing Your Matching Gift Program

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Top 10 Tips for Growing Your Matching Gift Program. You can employ traditional fundraising techniques, request government grants, and even look to corporate foundations for donations. That’s the principle behind matching gift programs.

How DecentWork can take your nonprofit to the next level: Interview with Cathy Taylor, Executive Director, Ontario Nonprofit Network

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MT: For the CEOs and the executive directors listening, and the board members, they may be struggling to make their programs effective. Government priorities are changing. So for example, we have lots of program participants and our staff are doing lots of things. Hey, everybody.

Want to get that next grant? 5 steps to start building relationships with foundations

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When they say yes, send them your best paper newsletter with a little note from you attached, explaining the most poignant stories from your programs. Uncategorized corporate foundation grants foundation board members foundation grants foundations government grants Grants grants 101 how to build a relationship with foundations how to get foundation grants keeping in touch mazarine treyz private foundations program officer reader questions relationship building

New Free Webinar : Finding Government Grants

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Finding Government Grants for Your Nonprofit. What: Finding Government Grants and Contracts Webinar with Carroll Bernard. Who: Carroll Bernard, founder of WayPoint America, 4 years experience helping nonprofits and businesses get government contracts.

NEW Advanced Webinar: Winning Government Grants and Contracts

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What: Winning Government Grants and Contracts for your nonprofit. Pursue and capture Government Grants and Contracts for Your Nonprofit. A 90 minute advanced webinar to help you get those government grants and contracts to keep your programs going for years to come!

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

Assessing program coverage of two approaches to distributing a complementary feeding supplement to infants and young children in Ghana. Both delivery models were implemented sub-nationally as 1-year pilot programs, with the aim of informing the design of a scaled-up program.

Canada’s only Public Sector & Non-Profit Marketing Forum

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For all of you newbies, the MARCOM Annual Forum is the only event in Canada that caters specifically to government, non-profit and association marketers and communicators. Browse the complete program overview or jump ahead and register before it’s too late. Next week is a big week for us as it’s the second year that CEPSM is running the MARCOM Annual Forum , which was formerly run by CMG Canada (now part of CEPSM).

Where is the money for our schools?

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And we are grubbing at their feet for pennies, when we need to take a page from their book and start advocacy programs. Conflict jocelyn harmon lobbying 101 for charity lobbying for governmental funds marketing for nonprofits mazarine treyz new voices for a new world nonprofit advocacy nonprofit effectiveness nonprofit government grants nonprofit government relations third sector lobbyingLately I’ve been pondering a couple of things.

Gatorade Mission Control = True Business Intelligence

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Humour me for a second, and let’s imagine government departments here in Canada had rooms like this set up to monitor their programs and initiatives. Insight Videos business intelligence gatorade Government 2.0

INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

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Because you’re allowing them to give you money instead of the government. The reason you should read this interview is because when you get people to sign up for your planned giving program, they will ALSO give more money as yearly donors. The Government.

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Confusion Surrounding Social Media Monitoring

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Google Analytics is a website analytics program. Advice Government Insight Rant alterian avinash nexalogy radian 6 social media monitoring social media monitoring toolsHere are some verbatim responses I often get when asking public servants the following question: “Have you ever monitored social media while at work?”

Are you pressuring your board? Guest post by Alexandra Peters

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Try inviting board members to join you in your work, or suggest interesting options for them to consider in which they can shine as board members representing your organization, like these: Leading onsite tours, greeting groups, explaining the program to visitors – an exceptionally good way for a board member (after training) to come to know the organization well, and for the organization to show off its leadership.

Disruptive digital forces in Kazakhstan

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A few weeks ago I was invited to Astana, Kazakhstan by the United Nations Development Program to deliver a workshop on the latest strategic digital / social media marketing and communications best practices being used by the public sector here in Canada and around the globe.

The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

Evers at al describe a social marketing program with well-defined segments. The Glasson et al study demonstrates how community-based social marketing programs can complement, and enhance the impact of, mass media campaigns ( a topic that has been discussed here before ).

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Designing Community Campaigns For Weight Loss

Social Marketing and Social Change

Thre are the usual suspects behind these disappointing results: everyday hassles that preclude making more healthy eating choices or increasing physical activity levels, the temptations of fast and convenient food outlets, and the lack of money to adequately promote the program.

How to Motivate Board Members: Interview with Simone Joyaux

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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.

When the axe man cometh, 6 ways to save your program with story

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The people who cared about the library had to go before their local government in Saint Marys, Ontario, to make a case for funding. And I also posed the question, what does this tale tell us about saving our own programs from the budget axe?

Asante Sana Tanzania!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I can’t provide details at this point, however what I can say is that we’re working with the Ethics Division of the President’s Office, Public Service Management (PO-PSM) to develop a social marketing/behaviour change program to advance Ethics change in the public service.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2012

Social Marketing and Social Change

The SWOT analysis proved to be a beneficial tool for incorporating local contextual data and community input into the determination of relevant health promotion strategies… In addition to planning programs, SWOT analysis can be used as a framework for evaluation.

Grants for Plant Conservation Programs Operated In Collaboration

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The NPCI program funds multi-stakeholder projects that focus on the conservation of native plants and pollinators under any of the following six focal areas: conservation, education, restoration, research, sustainability, and data linkages. Eligible applicants include 501(c) nonprofit organizations and local, state, and federal government agencies. From The Foundation Center. [If

Mass Media Campaigns and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

The article directs policy recommendations to national governments, practitioners and professional bodies that include: Mass media campaigns should be included as key components of comprehensive approaches to improving population health behaviors. Campaigns and Programs

QR Codes – Why you need to know what they are

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

If you work for the public sector, think about government service delivery. Every program would be able to have it’s own QR code, proving even more that marketing is truly converging and needs to be taken seriously as every touch point of an organization will soon be in the spotlight.

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Grants for Safe and Vital Communities for: Tolerance, Economic Empowerment, Teen Safe Driving, and Domestic Violence Programs

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Deadline: March 11, 2011 Allstate Foundation Invites Applications for 2011 Grant Program The Allstate Foundation , which provides funding in communities across the United States to address key social issues, is accepting applications for the first round of its 2011 regional grant cycle. Teen safe driving grants support programs to make smart driving socially acceptable to teens by changing the way teens think and act in a car as a driver or passenger. From The Foundation Center. [If

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I was wrong

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It mostly comes from program income. Program service fees – the green slice. But for organizations under $5 million, just over half of their revenues come from contributions, gifts and grants, with only just over a third from program services and contracts.

Considering Or Beginning A Grant Writing Program? Here's Some Help.

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Have on hand the nonprofit's current list of board members, your nonprofit's most recent financial audit, the most recent financials, all proposed programs' or projects' budgets, your nonprofit's most recent tax filing (probably a tax form 990), etc. have a reputation in the geographic region that it serves (among local families, businesses, other nonprofit agencies, and the local government) as being transparent in its policies, operations, and finances?

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

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Dramatic and quickly-implemented changes like the United States government shutdown—even when known in advance to be a strong possibility—are challenging to respond to promptly and well. I may be totally wrong here, but I doubt all the government servers are down.

Why you need to focus on mobile right now

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In governance? I was on the go and was unable to effectively navigate my Google Analytics program from my mobile device, since even the mobile friendly website was not designed with an interface catering to efficiency. I needed an effective mobile way to manage the numerous government and client department back-channel Twitter conversations that I had set-up on my laptop using Tweetdeck.

How the open data movement could benefit from using a marketing approach

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Through my speaking and consulting I deal quite a bit with senior communications/marketing professionals and program owners in the public sector. often the marketing director of a particular branch or program)? Government Open Data apps for climate action data.gc.ca

Should You Start a Grants Program Now?

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Look for special programs at foundations that might be called "community relief," or something similar. Corporations are cutting way back on their grantmaking but stepping up "in-kind" programs. Government grants, federal or state, are not available. This was one of the questions asked during "Grantseeking During a Recession," a Nonprofit 911 call sponsored by Network for Good.

Why Ignoring GuideStar’s Profile Pages Damages Your PR Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The new GuideStar profile pages include sections where nonprofits can share narrative reports about their programs and impact. They also provide charities with opportunities to provide contact information, social media links, as well as details about their governance practices and diversity measures. Once you’ve had the chance to check out some examples, you’ll want to spend some time gathering information around the following topics: Programs. Governance.

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