Here’s a roundup of what’s buzzing in the social sector this week.
- Lifehacker has some great advice on networking, including a reminder that professional networking is just code for “friends who are willing to help each other professionally.”
- Both The New York Times and Los Angeles Times take an in-depth look at the charitable funds set up after disasters.
- There’s a great conversation happening on our Facebook page about going back to school for a graduate degree vs. participating in a certificate program.
- The Chronicle of Philanthropy hosted an online chat about how to make the most of video for your nonprofit, and how to fit it into your budget.
- Beth Kanter advises readers on how to make the most of your organization’s social media metrics.
- Bill Gates and Bono had a conversation at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy this week. Watch them discuss how to get involved with philanthropy, the role research plays in nonprofit funding, and their partnerships through organizations like (RED).
- Here’s a webinar from Nonprofit Quarterly with David Renz, on new concepts in nonprofit governance.
- Here’s the story of a volunteer who found a family’s valuable documents while helping clean up in Oklahoma after the tornado.