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Nonprofit fundraising, digital communications and public relations expert based in Austin/Bee Cave working statewide and beyond.

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NTEN & Nonprofit Tech Club Austin #NPTechClubATX
Co-organizer (Primary) Since January 2015

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Carolyn M. Appleton
Published September 2011

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#NPTechClubATX "Social Media During Emergencies"

During this time frame I interacted with guest speakers for 2020 including our speakers for January and February. I wrote and distributed one email a week to all club members reminding them of the events coming up. I created an Adobe Spark video about our 2020 slate of programs. I shared information about the club and its events broadly on my social media platforms. I attended and introduced our guest speakers. I wrote a proposal and secured a sponsorship from H-E-B for 2020. All the club's online platforms were updated.

Gave 20.00 hours between 01/01/2020 and 02/03/2020
NTEN and NetSquared Nonprofit Tech Club Austin

During this time, I continued to host nonprofit tech club present programs, to handle the NTEN RSVP platform (ongoing management, email productions/distribution), and related social media postings. I began scheduling programs for 2020 including reaching out to potential speakers and working with Capital Factory on monthly venue dates.

Gave 20.00 hours between 09/23/2019 and 12/31/2019
NTEN and NetSquared Nonprofit Tech Club Austin

I continued to manage the club's online platform, develop and send out eblasts to fellow members, to update the Facebook page, to identify speakers, and to attend in person.

Gave 32.00 hours between 08/05/2019 and 09/23/2019 with GivePulse in the Community
NTEN and NetSquared Nonprofit Tech Club Austin

I continued to spend time posting information on the main website and on our Facebook group page, visiting with guest speakers, sending out emails (once weekly), attending/setting up events in person, interfacing with our sponsors Capital Factory and Trianon Coffee, and responding to questions.

Gave 8.00 hours between 06/27/2019 and 08/04/2019
NTEN and NetSquared Nonprofit Tech Club Austin

During May and June, I continued to dialogue with potential guest speakers, to update and manage our NTEN platform profile page, social media including our Facebook page, and to attend events in person requiring travel from my home in the Hill Country downtown to Capital Factory.

Gave 8.00 hours between 05/01/2019 and 06/14/2019
NTEN and NetSquared Nonprofit Tech Club Austin

As the primary coordinator and online platform manager for #NPTechClubATX, I develop a program listing, and I maintain core files for the team in Google Drive, and update them as new information becomes available. I interface with speakers from the beginning of discussions through their program and any necessary follow-up. I create/distribute routine emails to the entire chapter on Fridays and the day before each event. I work with Trianon Coffee to secure speaker gifts, and Capital Factory on logistics and program management before, during and after programs occur. I share information about programs on my own social media platforms, and on the group Facebook page. I create and manage/update an Adobe Spark video for each year's programs and to thank our guest speakers and to showcase our programs. I update the club's logo annually using Adobe Spark.

Gave 45.00 hours between 12/01/2018 and 04/26/2019
Survive2Thrive: Its Mission, Services and the SANCTUARY App
Novice Webinar GivePulse 101: Learn the Basics + Holiday Giving
NTEN and NetSquared Nonprofit Tech Club Austin
Big Medium

I enjoyed working in the office, helping to update donor records online and preparing a new member mailing.

Gave 2.50 hours on 02/21/2017