July 09, 2009

Episode 8: How to Use Facebook to Attract Supporters

Allison Fine

How should nonprofit organizations use Facebook to build relationships and raise money? Allison Fine, the host, interviews Joe Green, who helped found Causes, a section of Facebook designed to help charities win support, and Amy Eldridge, founder and executive director of Love Without Boundaries, an all-volunteer group that provides humanitarian aid to Chinese orphans. (Running time: 14:45)

Allison Fine, a nonprofit leader and expert on technology and communications, discusses how charities and foundations can more effectively use social-media tools to spread their messages and raise money. Ms. Fine will incorporate suggestions and questions from readers into her podcasts and invites you to send e-mail messages to her at Look for new installments on the first Thursday of every month.