12/17/2012 03:12 pm ET Updated Feb 16, 2013

The New Nonprofit Is Transparent, Open, And Engaged

Beth Kanter, whose blog is a clearinghouse for information on how organizations can use new technology for good, is rethinking how a nonprofit acts in the digital world.

When Beth Kanter kept cropping up as a personal inspiration for some of the social media mavens we've been covering in the Generosity Series, we decided we needed to get her take on generosity too.

For years Beth Kanter's blog has been a clearinghouse of information and training for nonprofits looking to use social media to advance their causes. She's written two handbooks on the subject: The Networked Nonprofit, co-authored with Allison Fine and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, with co-author KD Paine. In 2009, she was named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of BusinessWeek's Voices of Innovation for Social Media.

Click here to read the full article on FastCo.Exist.