A social network service focuses on building online communities of people who share interests and/or activities, or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others. Social networking has encouraged new ways to communicate and share information. Social networking websites are being used regularly by millions of people.
Social networking services have opened doors for nonprofit organizations to engage and interact with the people they serve, their donors, and volunteers in new ways never thought possible. Social Networking allows nonprofit organizations to reach a new level of transparency and openness with the communities they serve.
Nonprofit Social Network Survey (327 KB)
2009 Nonprofit Ebenchmarks Study (1044 KB)
Volunteers help supervise the children as clients visit the Community Food Bank’s Neighborhood Market program. This food distribution program delivers fresh produce and other healthy staples to destitute areas of Fresno, Madera and Kings Counties. Since its launch in March 2008, the program has distributed more than 1 million pounds of food in more than 30 locations. Thank you to the Fresno Regional Foundation for awarding a $10,000 human services grant to support this important work!