Tag Archives: nonprofit

Art, Booze and Media: The Sustainability of Craft Beers

This article is part of our coverage of the 2012 Net Impact Conference in Baltimore. It originally appeared on Triple Pundit. At the Net Impact conference in Baltimore, craft brewmakers discussed how their industry is taking leadership on sustainability and community development, in a panel discussion on Cases and Beer: The Sustainability-Focused, Community-Involved Brewery. One of […]

Capital Canvases for a Cause: Graphic Illustrator Supports YoungLives

Capital Canvases for a Cause is a monthly event in Washington, D.C., organized by Long & Foster on Capitol Hill, that supports local artists and community-based organizations with wine, hors d’oeuvres and networking. Art sales are split evenly between the featured artists and the nonprofit. The latest Capital Canvases event featured the artist known as […]

Positive Pictures: Germaine Watkins and the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild

  As a photography instructor at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Germaine Watkins explains why it’s essential to connect with his students. “It’s important, because that’s what was done with me when I was a student, and I’m trying to replicate that from my experience,” he said. “It helps them out to see that other people […]

ListenIn Pictures: Who Gets to Tell the Stories?

Annie Escobar, co-founder of ListenIn Pictures, recently traveled to the West Bank for a month to lead a video storytelling training for activists. Here are her reflections from the trip, concerning the politics of representation and what she and her colleagues learned about participatory video. This post was originally published on ListenIn Pictures. It is the first in a […]

Q&A with Ryan Hill: New Media for Social Good

  Ryan Hill is the co-founder of Still Life Projects, a film production company in Washington, D.C. that creates “new media for social good.” His growing team of cinematographers, photographers, producers and editors has produced work for clients like National Geographic, HBO and The New York Times. Hill said he got the idea to start his […]

#SMW12: The Secret Sauce to Social Media Fundraising by #Give2Max

  Benevolent Media is an official blogging partner of Social Media Week in Washington, D.C. (#SMWWDC). To learn more about social media for social good events worldwide, read our Benevolent Guide to Social Media Week (#SMW12). Is it time to nix your annual appeal and just send out a tweet? Not necessarily. Geoff Livingston of […]

#SMW12: How One Microgiving Campaign Produced Macro Results

  Benevolent Media is an official blogging partner of  Social Media Week in Washington, D.C. (#SMWWDC). To learn more about social media for social good events worldwide, read our Benevolent Guide to Social Media Week (#SMW12).  It all started with a fun bet. Alli Houseworth, a social media strategist and the former communications and new media […]

Artist Duo Champions Message of Change at “Capital Canvases”

  Capital Canvases for a Cause is a monthly event in Washington, D.C., organized by Long & Foster on Capitol Hill, that supports local artists and community-based organizations with wine, hors d’oeuvres and networking. Art sales are split evenly between the featured artists and the nonprofit. Last Friday, the art-focused happy hour continued bringing notoriety to […]

Q&A with Karl Grobl: Come Along for the Ride

  To ring in the new year, Karl Grobl, a self-described “humanitarian photojournalist,” launched a new video journal, “Come Along for the Ride,”  to provide insights into his work as a visual storyteller for NGOs worldwide. For the past 10 years, the photographer has been documenting the relief efforts and development work of clients like World Vision, World […]

GOOD by Design Showcases Spirit of Generosity

  Highlights from the 2011 Benevolent Media Festival: On Sunday, November 6, The BOSS Group, in partnership with The Art Institute of Washington, hosted a charity design day to benefit D.C.-area nonprofits in need of marketing, design and communications support. Even before the holiday spirit set in, The BOSS Group was giving the gift of […]

Jobs of the Week: Energetic Educator for Creative Tutoring

826DC, a nonprofit youth writing center that was voted as one of the top 30 places to work for by GOOD magazine, is hiring a Program Assistant/Coordinator to keep the organization’s creative wheels turning by coordinating its after-school programs, managing  interns and volunteers, assisting with outreach, and administering reports and evaluations. The nonprofit is based in Washington, D.C., where […]

A Business Perspective on Advanced Social Media for Nonprofits

Highlights from the 2011 Benevolent Media Festival: On Monday, November 7, Benevolent Media hosted a panel discussion with three local nonprofit leaders working to inspire social change through social media. Advanced Social Media for Nonprofits View more presentations from benevolentmedia. For an overview of the panel discussion, read this excerpt from “What B2B Sales Innovators […]

Making Soup With Stones: Filmmaking for a Cause

  Highlights from the 2011 Benevolent Media Festival: On Monday, November 7, Benevolent Media and the World Resources Institute hosted a Nonprofit Storytelling Filmmaking Workshop, led by Stone Soup Films, a  nonprofit cooperative that produces and donates promotional films to worthy organizations. “A lot of organizations are so close to their programs that they forget […]

Festival Highlight: Nonprofit Storytelling Filmmaking Workshop

The Benevolent Media Festival is a celebration of Washington, D.C.’s community of storytellers and designers dedicated to social and environmental good. Members of the community who identify as “benevolent media creators” are invited to host and organize their own lectures, workshops, performances, networking events or other activities, located at multiple venues across the city, that compel audiences […]

Festival Highlight: The Future of Outreach: New Trends in Digital Media for Nonprofits

The Benevolent Media Festival is a celebration of Washington, D.C.’s community of storytellers and designers dedicated to social and environmental good. Members of the community who identify as “benevolent media creators” are invited to host and organize their own lectures, workshops, performances, networking events or other activities, located at multiple venues across the city, that compel audiences […]

Festival Highlight: No Profit, No Problem Film Screening

  The Benevolent Media Festival is a celebration of Washington, D.C.’s community of storytellers and designers dedicated to social and environmental good. Members of the community who identify as “benevolent media creators” are invited to host and organize their own lectures, workshops, performances, networking events or other activities, located at multiple venues across the city, that compel […]