Author Archives: David Neff

What’s the State of the Union in Austin Nonprofits?

Now this is something I love. This “state of the sector” report from our friends at Greenlights shows the numbers behind our social sector and has implications for not only nonprofits, but also philanthropists, high-dollar donors, social businesses, board members and more. From national and local data, the report details employment data, sector growth, financial health, and wages in comparison ...

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It’s go time. Seriously.

The next two weeks are pretty insane. Even for someone who doesn’t sleep. I’m speaking four times at the two largest digital conferences in the world. SXSW and NTC Here’s my topics at NTC on Digital Currency/Cryptocurrencies and Social Impact Startups. And at SXSW I’m speaking about Crowdfunding Bill of Rights and The Future of Nonprofits. We published our list ...

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Hackathon Against Cancer : SXSW Style

As someone who worked at the American Cancer Society for 9 years I’m really behind this cause. There are 14 million Americans and 32.5 million people worldwide living with cancer. These patients and survivors of cancer, as well as their caregivers, face a myriad of challenges beyond directly battling the disease. The practical and psychosocial impacts of battling the disease ...

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Voting is open for the Do Gooder Video Awards

As the founder of one of the only nonprofits in the world that helps connect nonprofits to filmmakers I wanted to make sure you all knew about our friends over at the DoGooder Awards. For nonprofits and social causes, video can have a tremendous impact – sharing their message with a larger audience, moving people to action, and bringing more ...

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