UJA Fed NY Series: The Art of Being a Networked Nonprofit

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Lisa Colton's presentation on synagogues as networked nonprofits, the first in a 6 part 2011-12 series funded by SYNERGY at UJA Federation of New York.

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UJA Fed NY Series: The Art of Being a Networked Nonprofit

  1. 1. The Art of BeingA NetworkedNonprofitPresented byLisa ColtonDarim Online10.25.11Made possible by
  2. 2. REVOLUTION OF NETWORKS
  3. 3. • Revisiting the origins of the ‘organization’• The people-power to achieve shared goals• Moving from fortress to sponge• Who’s on deck? Millennials.• Changing work patterns TODAY’S AGENDA
  4. 4. • Shared practice • Shared needs and goals • Co-investment and support • Minimal ‘staffing’ • What else?History of a Jewish Communal Organization
  5. 5. What We’re Used To
  6. 6. What We’re Moving To
  7. 7. A Personal Story
  8. 8. NETWORKS ARE VALUABLE WE TEND TO GROSSLY UNDERUTILIZE THEM. Or attempt to use them in the wrong ways. Build your network now, before you need it.The Lesson
  9. 9. SAR Academy Causes Match Campaign
  10. 10. Fortress: Insiders in, Outsiders out
  11. 11. Sponge: Constant flow in and out
  12. 12. • What is PUBLIC or TRANSPARENT information?• Who is ’inside’ or ‘outside’ of our community?• What is ‘membership’?• Where do we need to hire expertise?• How are we evaluating progress towards our mission and goals? Questioning Assumptions
  13. 13. Listen to interests and needs of the community Empower individuals to members micro-plan, experiment and evaluate. (Remember, you don’t have to do it for them)Reflect on how these Communal’intrapreneurs’ went need orabout this task interest Provide support (staff, space, experience, systems) as needed and helpful Try it out! Focus on short, strategic bursts that can be adjusted based on feedback The age of the ‘permanent beta’ Micro-Planning
  14. 14. What’s Changed? • Collaboration • Mobility • Millennials
  15. 15. Millennials: Transparency Fast paced/efficient Collaboration/teams Divvy tasks based on skill Meaning & impact
  16. 16. • Do old patterns increase complexity?• Does your org have trouble letting go of programs that aren’t effective anymore?• What technology tools can simplify your processes?• How can collaborations simplify?
  17. 17. How are you working in more networked ways? What’s working well?Where are the challenges?
  18. 18. Join Darim OnlineMore learning, more support, more sharingLess money.Join Darim Online for 50%Coaching & consulting sessions are 25%More info and signup:http://nysynagogues.eventbrite.com/
  19. 19. Refreshers!Webinars on:• Facebook• Twitter• Blogging• Foursquare and Location Based Services• Social Media Staffing and Policies• Leadership in a Digital AgeExamples, links, articles and morehttp://libootcamp.org
  20. 20. Upcoming Darim WebinarsThe Skills & Mindset of a Successful Community WeaverNovember 17, 2011 1-2pm easternStaffing Beyond the Accidental TechieJanuary 11, 2012 1-2pm easternSocial GivingFebruary 9, 2012 1-2pm easternSocial Media for Jewish Learning: The Social SermonMarch 14, 2012 1-2pm easternReturn on Engagement: How to Measure the Impact ofYour SocializingMay 17, 2012 1-2pm eastern

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