5 Case Studies: Facebook (and other social tools) for Program and Service Delivery (Online)

One of the fastest growing trends in the nonprofit social networking sector is the use of Facebook and other social tools to deliver nonprofit programs and services directly to constituents and supporters online.

In this session, we present five organizations that are using social networks in creative and incredibly effective ways to engage their constituents for mutual benefit – to make change and improve lives.

  • Sierra Club: Advocacy – National grassroots activism on 4 private social networking sites for consumers, super advocates, college students, and hunters, using the Blackbaud Social software platform.
  • Junior Achievement: EducationFacebook Access, a worldwide education and social platform on Facebook for JA’s base of high school students.
  • ASPCA: Education – A nationwide program and online social community of thousands of animal shelters (employees and community members) that are working together to learn and innovate to save more animal lives.  This program uses the Drupal Social (open source) software platform.
  • Arthritis Foundation: Engagement & Support – The Lets Move Together website and online community brings together Arthritis Foundation’s event participants (5K Walk) in teams to educate, coordinate, recognize, reward and connect.  This community uses Blackbaud Social.
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: Education & Support – A Facebook application that brings together a community of parents of kids with Type 1 diabetes for education, activism and base building.

Register now to see how these leading nonprofits are using social networking to engage and deliver their programs and services online.

Presenter: Jeff Patrick, President, Common Knowledge

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