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Most quotable keynote ever: Robert Egger says his piece on nonprofits and collective power

Does the phrase "dynamic ass kicking machine of love" mean anything to you?

If you attended Robert Egger's keynote address at the Colorado Nonprofit Association's fall conference on October 8th, this should ring a bell.

It was one of the better keynotes I've seen, and I found myself messily scribbling down the pithy sound bites, at the same time I was trying to digest them and listen for the next one (If you see something here in quotes, know that it is a paraphrase, and not approved by Mr. Egger). Though I might not have accurately captured the outline of his presentation, these nuggets should give you the flavor of it. [More]

Wisconsin Hears Health Care Activists, More Success for Citizen Action of Wisconsin

Update to our success story on Citizen Action Wisconsin's Facebook petition campaign:

The organization received some great media coverage for the health care issue through this campaign, including an article in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, with this image of the secretary of the Department of Health Services attempting to lift a tremendous pile of 2000 signatures from CAW supporters. [More]

Facebook Petition Recruits More New Supporters in Six Days than Two Months of Canvassing Could Do

In just six days, Citizen Action of Wisconsin received more new member records than two months of field canvasing could have brought in - all with one Facebook petition. [More]

Introducing DBnow: Fundraising Essentials™

Since 1998, it has been the mission of thedatabank to create positive social change through technology by providing affordable software to nonprofits to enhance their mission; which is why today we are launching a new version of our system, DBnow: Fundraising Essentials™ [More]

Sneak Preview of our Sessions at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Conference

The annual Minnesota Council of Nonprofits conference, one of the biggest and best nonprofit conferences in the world, begins Thursday (10/6/11). I look forward to this event every year, as a chance to connect with Minnesota's thriving nonprofit community, catch up with people representing our 57 Minnesota clients, and learn and share best practices and new ideas.

Here's a sneak preview of two sessions we are leading. [More]