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How Nonprofits Can Leverage Social Media for Organizational Impact

17 May, 2012 | (01 hr)

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Many nonprofit organizations have dipped their toes into the set-me-free world of social media, but too many still have trepidations about taking full advantage of the toolset. "The Networked Nonprofit," a bestselling book by Allison Fine, provides a framework for nonprofits to help them overcome their fears of losing control and evolve to meet the informational and cultural needs of their communities. Allison will share ways that nonprofits are remaking themselves to operate more like social networks than traditional organizations, and provide specific suggestions for corporate funders to use and leverage their funding to take advantage of social media, leverage social networks and increase their impact.

Audience: Executives working in corporate philanthropy across industries and sizes


Madeline Halperin-Robinson

Madeline Halperin-Robinson
Lead Consultant, Domestic Violence Program
The Allstate Foundation

Madeline Halperin-Robinson uses social media and websites to build support for social causes and nonprofit organizations. Currently Lead Consultant for The Allstate Foundation’s Domestic Violence Program, Madeline manages national grant portfolio of nearly $2 million. She also leads the org...Full Bio

Allison Fine

Allison Fine (Moderator)

Allison studies and writes about the intersection of social media and social change. She is the author of the award-winning book Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age (Wiley & Sons, 2006). Her latest book, The Networked Nonprofit (Wiley & Sons, 2010), co-authored with Beth...Full Bio

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