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Tragedy in Haiti - How can I help?

Connection Cafe

Author: Jill Ward. I am saddened by the news and images coming from Haiti after the devastating earthquake that hit yesterday.

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2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. 18.4% of online giving took place in January compared to 18.3% in December 2010. Any suggestion?

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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

That’s why the Atlanta councilman used twitter! Examples from Haiti. The Haiti earthquakes were no exception. Direct Content.

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

Support IPPF’s mobile health clinics and teams in Haiti!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  Photo from International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region showing the complete devastation of its PROFAMIL Haiti clinic.

Leveraging Twitter Influencers to Drive Social Good – a Success Story from Free The Kids

Connection Cafe

million + Twitter followers. Author: Jordan Viator. There are influencers and evangelists among all social media networks.

The Social Media Response to Disaster in Haiti

NTEN

The disaster in Haiti is a perfect example of these changes: the impact of the Real-Time Web and the power of our phones. How can we do that?

A Twitter follower is worth $0.24

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

All communications were strictly limited to my blog, Twitter and Facebook. Two donors were former colleagues who also have Twitter accounts.

10 steps to creating a killer ‘call to action’ on your website

John Haydon

People will take action to feed a little girl in Haiti before 500,000 homeless children. You want them to do something. Take the “yes&#.

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Nonprofits of the Month :: February 2010 :: Healing Haiti

Nonprofit Tech for Good

February’s theme is Healing Haiti. The nonprofits below are doing excellent work in helping heal the hearts, minds and bodies of the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti: Twitter: UNICEF. Facebook: Partners In Health. YouTube: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MySpace: Concern Worldwide.

Preparing for the Next Disaster: The Future of #crisisdata

NTEN

On January 12, 2010, I didn't personally experience the major earthquake that hit Haiti, but I was forever changed by it. We have a robust social media presence on all the sites you'd expect: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and our blog. Melissa Eliott was heavily involved in the Haiti relief effort as a volunteer.

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How Did You Decide to Help Haiti for the Rest of 2010?

Have Fun - Do Good

We need to support the people of Haiti now, but also in the future, when the hard work of rebuilding begins. They focus on women and children.

In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During an emergency, 41% of respondents would use social media to let their love ones know they are safe. Hope you will too.

Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Google and Microsoft sent me mobile phones in response to my complaints about the Apple iPhone in-app donation policy. Planning for Integration First.

Twitter Strikes Deal To Bring Free SMS Tweets To Haiti - washingtonpost.com

AFP Blog

Twitter Strikes Deal To Bring Free SMS Tweets To Haiti - washingtonpost.com: "Following the disastrous earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, a number of web companies have been setting up special programs to try and do their part to help.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

This portal was also launched at the onset of the Haiti earthquake and utilized by relief organizations. Social networks like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube keep many of us connected to a continuous stream of information. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation. This new paradigm offers great potential to improve how we all work.

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Which Company is the Most Socially Responsible and Generous to Nonprofits: Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? LinkedIn? MySpace? Flickr? Google?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits and their adoption of social media has created an interesting, albeit interdependent relationship with large companies like Google, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr. Google donated $1,000,000 to Haiti. Very few nonprofits utilize MySpace anymore. 5) Twitter. potential consumers). The winner won $10,000. 

What's Different One Year After Haiti? | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What’s Different One Year After Haiti? The earthquake occurred at 4:53pm EST and the epicenter was 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. What has your nonprofit done since January 12, 2010? Why not? All Rights Reserved

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

Yes, I know that this wasn’t possible: no iPhone could have been on the hotel nightstand, and Twitter didn’t exist. All grounded.

How to Help Haitian Earthquake Survivors

Have Fun - Do Good

The people of Haiti are going to need a lot of help after today's 7.0 You can follow their work on the American Red Cross Disaster Newsroom blog, and on Twitter at @RedCross. Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and has a population of 9.6 You can follow him on his blog , and on Twitter at @wyclef.

Making the most impact for Haiti relief: Avoiding Fundraising Fraud during Crisis

Connection Cafe

In the past 8 days, the surge of generosity for Haiti relief has been amazing. Find a charity with a proven track record of success in providing disaster relief and one that has worked in Haiti. Do Not Give To The Haitian Government – Haiti is known to be a corrupt country. Author: Jordan Viator. Doubtful.

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector

Idealware

Even if you didn't attend, you can find a lot of notes and material here: [link] or look for Twitter archives at #gov20ne. “Change” may not be coming to Washington as fast as we expected a year ago. Yet at the grass roots level, in the technology realm, something is definitely happening, and its going to help the policy reform process.

Haiti Support: Songs, Supplies, and SMS Fundraising Update

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

helping Haiti -- from the charity: water offices, Monday from charity: water on Vimeo. Embedded Giving to Haiti. Here's a few more: 1. 

Crowdsourcing: Community vs Crowd

Amy Sample Ward

If you’re here in Austin, do join us!  If not, you can follow the conversation in real time on Twitter with the hashtag #crowdx.  (We’ll put up more notes after the session, too!). Here are some of my thoughts going into the conversation and slides if you prefer engaging that way: Crowdsourcing for Social Change.

Five Simple (and Fun) Ways to Promote Nonprofits on FourSquare

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Add their address, phone and Twitter ID (search their website and Google to see what their Twitter ID is). For example, yesterday I checked-in to Lowe’s who is donating $1 million to Haiti relief (forgot to mention they are donating the funds to the Red Cross). That’s a good a sign. Don’t use acronyms.

The Networked Nonprofit in Kenya

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ushahidi has had impressive growth over the past 18 months and most visible was its work with Haiti.  Photo by Tiffany von Emmel - MissionFish.

Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index

NonProfit Trends

This is the first time that the indices have included fundraising data related to the 2010 Haiti earthquake. The Blackbaud indices include organizations that raised money specifically for Haiti relief in the year-over-year analysis. Some important trends will be explored later to show analysis of post-Haiti giving.

Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 0.3% for the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. million in yearly revenue on a monthly basis. million in revenue.

How to Start, or Join a Social Action Book Club

Have Fun - Do Good

Hannah of Word Lily , Amy of My Friend Amy , and Natasha of Maw Books Blog are hosting a Social Justice Challenge during 2010.

Give a Little Bit at the Day of Service

NTEN

How did the Red Cross system work for Haiti? Identify an appropriate spectrum of tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc) to use in this endeavor. 3.

SMS Fundraising Campaign for Breast Cancer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I heard about Drew Olanoff's latest fundraising campaign, a text to give strategy on behalf of  Boarding for Breast Cancer.  mobile

10 Nonprofit Text Alert Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not to be confused with Text-to-Give campaigns (Text HAITI to 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross), text alert campaigns are when individuals opt-in to be alerted of breaking news or calls to action via text message. That said, below are 10 text campaigns that I was able to find through Google and Twitter searches: 1.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

This portal was also launched at the onset of the Haiti earthquake and utilized by relief organizations. Social networks like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube keep many of us connected to a continuous stream of information. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation. This new paradigm offers great potential to improve how we all work.

Just Being Ourselves: Storytelling with Social Media

NTEN

One of my biggest takeaways from last year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in San Francisco was this oft-repeated advice on social networking, specifically Facebook and Twitter: you can't make them come to you. We simply needed to make Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube an extension of what we were already doing and saying.

Hackathons Aim to Improve Aid Distribution and Coordination in Haiti

Influence

Crisis Camp DC participants work hard to develop applications and tools for relief workers in Haiti. These preliminary efforts paid off.

“I just don’t get that generation.”

Connection Cafe

Of course, I probably wondered why anyone would use Facebook and Twitter at some point and now I use them regularly. We already pulled some of the data for a feature research package on mobile giving , particularly related to the response to the earthquake in Haiti. Author: Tad Druart. personally don’t get it. Until now.

Where Social Media Meets Strategy - Forbes.com

AFP Blog

Where Social Media Meets Strategy - Forbes.com: "Sure, Twitter might have helped millions of victims of natural disasters, from fires to hurricanes to the recent Haiti earthquake, but some executives may ask what that has to do with employees.

Text to Give TweetChat on October 5

Tech Soup Blog

Pacific time via the Twitter hashtag #Text2Give for a real-time discussion of how text-to-give campaigns can help nonprofits. When following the January 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti, the Red Cross quickly mobilized a text donation campaign that raised an astounding $32 million. Join us on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m.

non-profits posts - The Social - CNET News

AFP Blog

non-profits posts - The Social - CNET News: "As the event grew closer, we decided that we wanted some kind of innovative way for guests to donate to support Doctors Without Borders' relief efforts in Haiti. So after some brainstorming we thought about using Square, the new mobile-payment company co-founded by Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey.

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog