Here are some resources from the Communications Network listserve sharing resources and samples of Social Media Policies.
This report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy collects survey responses from more than 6,000 grantees about their experiences with foundations' social media. CEP found that the majority of foundations use social media tools in their work, but very few grantees use social media from their foundation funders or their funders’ staff; those that do find those resources less helpful than other communication resources for learning about the foundation.
This updated edition of a GrantCraft guide reflects key changes in philanthropy, from the rise of social media to a growing tendency to scan continuously for changes and opportunities.
Idealware's Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook shows how to develop policies and practices for your organization.
Social media can be useful to your organization… but how useful? For what? What tangible results are people seeing from it? Created in partnership by the New Organizing Institute and Idealware, the Decision Guide walks you through a step-by-step process to decide what social media channels make sense for your organization via a workbook, guide, and the results of more than six months of research.
This new research report by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and McKinsey & Company describes five issues likely to have the greatest effect on how companies engage with society in the next decade.
The growing list of online social media sites makes choosing the right route complicated. From Facebook to YouTube to Digg and beyond, which media outlets will net the most bang for the buck in terms of customer communication, brand exposure, traffic, and SEO?
A database maintained by Social Media Governance including over 125 sample social media policies from major corporations and nonprofits.
This white paper provides an introduction to social media for associations and nonprofits and includes case studies and other resources.
PolicyTool is a social media policy generator that simplifies the process of creating guidelines that respect the rights of your employees while protecting your brand online.