Social media capital is a special form of social capital that’s accumulated through an organization’s social media network. Nonprofits can look at it as being the key immediate outcome derived from their social media efforts. Like other resources, it can be converted or expended toward strategic organizational outcomes.
This article from the Nonprofit Quarterly is a treasure trove of examples of how 26 small organizations respond to the challenges and constraints they encounter with their uses of social media for organizing and engagement.
Many nonprofit executive directors begin to think about leaving long before they actually do, but too often they may not share their thinking with others. When is the right time, and what is the right way to raise the issue? Find out in this exclusive webinar from NPQ!
The assumptions and beliefs that support systemic inequality come to us through a narrative that is made up of almost invisible conceptual frames that are supported every day by…us. By you and me in the way we speak about social issues. That “culture of inequality” is unbreakable unless we are conscious of it. Here Susan Nall Bales of the FrameWorks Institute discusses how we can reject that narrative and form another that is both powerful and inviting. FrameWorks was just named recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative Effective Institutions.
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Warning: this interview contains powerful metaphors and insights into social issue communication. The FrameWorks Institute wins the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.
FROM THE NPQ ARCHIVE: Have you found your nonprofit voice? The 24/7 news cycle, the nature of the political moment, and the transparency and accountability expectations of the public require a radically different approach to nonprofit communications.