How to Start a Nonprofit in Alabama | 15-Step Guide


Naming, certifying, registering, and renewing a nonprofit in Alabama is a wonderful experience, but teasing through legal requirements can be tedious, confusing, […]. The post How to Start a Nonprofit in Alabama | 15-Step Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Transforming Student Journeys Through Salesforce

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is an internationally-renowned, public doctoral research university and academic health center dedicated to transforming the student experience.


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Cloud for Good at Higher Education Dreamin’

Cloud 4 Good

During the conference, two Cloud for Good customers, The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Vermont, will present alongside the Higher Education Dreamin’ Board (see session details below). .

How the Alabama Eye Bank Runs Its Entire Organization on FileMaker

Tech Soup Blog

The Alabama Eye Bank is a nonprofit that helps those with corneal blindness to see again. Its job is to collect and supply eye tissue to surgeons in Alabama, as well as many other places, quickly. I rarely hear about a database as mission critical as that of the Alabama Eye Bank. The Alabama Eye Bank. The Alabama Eye Bank is a nonprofit headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama’s largest city, but it also has offices in three other regional locations in the state.

Mobile isn’t just a city in Alabama

Connection Cafe

Technology has untethered the world. And with it has introduced a number of challenges and opportunities. Cloud Computing IT Infrastructure Mobile Computing #nptech Mobile

Bookshare Creates Opportunities For Gifted Students

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Steffon, who attends Gadsden Community College in Gadsden, Alabama is a straight-A student who has made his college deans list each semester. Bookshare has already been helpful to Steffon’s younger brother Devante, a Bookshare member who is now a student at Steffon’s alma matter, the Alabama School for the Blind. Next fall, Steffon will enter Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama where he plans to major in public relations.

TechSoup's Joaquin Alvarado and Helping to Close the Digital Divide


Here is an example of a highly engaged board member, a marketing team, and thousands of members who pitched in to get free broadband to low-income Alabama families last fall.

The Unsung Hero in Fundraising Campaigns Isn’t Raffles—It’s Sweepstakes!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Furthermore, raffles of any kind are 100% against the law in Alabama, Hawaii, and Utah. Controversial opinion: In many ways, sweepstakes are easier than raffles. . Sweepstakes aren’t just the domain of big, nationwide brands that can conduct far-reaching promotional giveaways.

10th Annual Salesforce Education Summit: What You Need to Know

Cloud 4 Good

Make sure to tune in early and catch Cloud for Good’s Pre-Keynote Commercial featuring some of our incredible customers, like Harvard Radcliffe, Indiana University Foundation and Alumni Association, Western Michigan University, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Recapping the 1st Annual Higher Education Dreamin’

Cloud 4 Good

We were also thrilled to see two of our clients, the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Vermont , host impactful sessions at the event. On January 27, the Higher Education Advisory Council put on the first-ever Higher Education Dreamin’ virtual conference.

Cloud for Good Announces New Education Accelerators for Advancement and Recruiting & Admissions

Cloud 4 Good

The Cloud for Good family has welcomed The University of Alabama at Birmingham with open arms since partnering up in early 2020.

5 Tips to Boost Your Nonprofit Website’s SEO

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example: “Habitat for Humanity volunteers building an a-frame in Mobile, Alabama” or “Infographic describing 2019 Habitat for Humanity of Alabama’s budget expenditures.”.

Daily DoGooder: Dr. King: Nonviolence is the Most Powerful Weapon


The interview was conducted in Montgomery, Alabama after the success of the bus boycott. Change the world, one video at a time.Dr. King: Nonviolence is the Most Powerful Weapon | 8:13 “Look Here” This is a thought-provoking excerpt from the October 1957 interview by Martin Agronsky for the NBC program “Look Here.” This particular excerpt [.]. Daily DoGooder

When is Equal Pay Day for social sector leaders in your state?


Alabama. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day created by the National Committee on Pay Equity to increase awareness about the gender wage gap. Specifically, this day marks how far into the year a woman must work to receive the same wage that a man received the previous year. This year, U.S.

Foar From Home: A Journey Update


As Lore pointed out, Nick Saban, head coach of the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide, is the king of this approach. In December of 2020, we introduced you to four men who are pulling hard to help address the tragic issue of veteran suicide. Billy Cimino, Cameron Hansen, A.M.

Event Recap: Apps to Amp Up Your Recruitment and Admissions

Cloud 4 Good

We wrapped up the event by showcasing one of our clients, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) , who utilizes Salesforce, Blackthorn, and Mogli.

Welcome to the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellows


Our seventh cohort includes 15 Fellows from around the country : Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. 2020 was a rough year.

New Technology Developed to Amplify Community Voices for the Media

Non Profit Quarterly

Their next launches will be in Massachusetts and Alabama this year.—Julie Cortico’s “digital hearth”. July 8, 2019; Nieman Lab.

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Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today


Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice. The Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice is a grassroots, statewide network of individuals and organizations that works to advance and defend the rights of immigrants in Alabama. The last few days have been equal parts terrifying, challenging, and complicated.

Recapping the 8th Annual Education Summit

Cloud 4 Good

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) was named the number one Best Large Employer for 2021 by Forbes this past February, and last year, the university had over 22K students enrolled for the fall 2020 semester.

Dallas Baptist University: Empowering Enrollment with Pardot

Cloud 4 Good

Success Story: The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Transforming Student Journeys Through Salesforce. Founded in 1898, Dallas Baptist University (DBU) offers a variety of educational opportunities for individuals of all ages and academic backgrounds.

Creating an Omnichannel Marketing Experience with Teach For America and Salesforce Interaction Studio

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Success Story: The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Transforming Student Journeys Through Salesforce.

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What Can Salesforce Do for Education?

Cloud 4 Good

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has been able to migrate from TargetX into a custom EDA environment for recruitment & admissions that is compatible with’s new Admissions Connect tool.

Friends of Dallas Animal Services: Creating Limitless Possibilities for the Animals of Dallas


Sometimes, the funding and adoptions merge, as was the case with a couple from Alabama who made the drive to Dallas to pick up a pet, and who has continued to donate to FODAS (to the tune of $3,000 through a series of gifts!).

How to Get the Most From the Education Summit

Cloud 4 Good

The University of Alabama Birmingham: Excellence in Recruitment & Admissions Innovation. For the second year in a row, Salesforce’s Education Summit is being brought to you in a completely virtual environment – allowing for border-breaking networking and learning.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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Giving Thanks with Cloud for Good

Cloud 4 Good

2021 has been a truly unprecedented year at Cloud for Good, filled with landmark achievements like the launch of Talent for Good and being named the Partner of the Year in both the Nonprofit and Education spaces.

5 Reasons Why VOIP Is The Future Of Nonprofit Communication


Image courtesy of Alabama A&M University. Let’s get right down to it. Dollar for dollar, VOIP phone services are the cheapest options available for nonprofit organizations seeking a versatile communication platform. They offer robust packages of features, system versatility, and also allow nonprofits the opportunity to save some money in the process. Here are 5 ways nonprofits can benefit from VOIP services, according to VOIP Review. Free long-distance calling.

Repurposing your virtual event videos like a pro


I was looking at your LinkedIn profile, and when I noticed you went to the University of Alabama, I just had to give you a big “Roll Tide!” Whew – the virtual or hybrid event you worked on for months is finally over.

TAACCCT Grantee Focus Group / Reception


We really appreciate the input from community college leaders from Ohio, Alabama, and Illinois--and we look forward to implementing their suggestions. On behalf of TAConnecT, VisionLink''s Lois Ann Porter conducted a focus group at the AACC (American Association of Community Colleges) Convention: Igniting Innovation , and hosted a well attended networking reception.

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Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Save Hundreds of Hours a Year with VolunteerHub’s Altru Integration

Volunteer Hub

Founded in 1962, Birmingham Botanical Gardens has been a staple in the Birmingham, Alabama community for over 50 years.

Helping Children Heal With Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Success Story: The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Transforming Student Journeys Through Salesforce. Riley Children’s Foundation serves as the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924.

Please Help: Volunteers Needed To Help With Hurricane Wiki To Prep for Hurricane Ida

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ida is expected to make landfall on the Gulf Coast near the Alabama/Florida border late Monday or early Tuesday. We need volunteers to review the wiki section by section and make sure that there are resources collected for Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Source: Weather Channel Alerts 2009 was looking like a very uneventful hurricane season. That is until Hurricane Ida slammed into El Salvador killing 91 people as of this writing.

Building a Better Recruitment and Admissions Funnel with UMBC

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Success Story: The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Transforming Student Journeys Through Salesforce. The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland.

Remote Technology in the Pandemic: Rebalancing Toward Equity and Access

Non Profit Quarterly

As one volunteer manager in a human services organization in Alabama put it, remote technology like social media gives you an “audience that doesn’t have limits.”

Leveraging Salesforce CRM for the University of Vermont Office of Research

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Southeast Tornados: Staying Focused


The National Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster have engaged (and we are standing up a site for their work in Alabama), as are the members of the Coordinated Assistance Network. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the many injured and to those who lost friends and families in the tornados this past week across the Southeast. It is important to focus on these communities now, particularly as the news cycle moves to other news.

Fundraising Success Stories | Examples & Tips to Learn From


of Central Alabama was able to solve various donor outreach issues and saw a 19% increase in revenue as a result. We love hearing about nonprofits’ successful fundraising strategies in action, and sharing these stories allows nonprofits to learn from each other.

Cause Marketing: 5 Tips for Creating a Winning Partnership

Neon CRM

Six states—Alabama, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and South Carolina—require the for-profit partner to apply for a co-venture license. People want to support the good work you’re doing. You just need to get out there and engage them with your mission.

While No “Holy Grail,” Razoo Reports Fundraising Success - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

These Give to the Max days are 24-hour races in which regional nonprofits compete to raise the most money, and the events have raised awareness and funds for organizations from Greater Washington to Minnesota to Alabama, as NPQ noted earlier this year. While No “Holy Grail,” Razoo Reports Fundraising Success - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

Interview with Bryan Stevenson: On Juneteenth and Justice

Saleforce Nonprofit

Mr. Hinton spent almost 30 years on death row in Alabama. What is the Opposite of Poverty? Bryan Stevenson says, “It’s Justice.”.

Technology to Help You Vote


For sample ballots, voters should contact local election offices for paper versions, and most states have them on their website or built into their own lookup tools ( an example from Alabama ). With election day coming right up, Nonprofit VOTE was kind enough to share with us a bunch of ways technology can help you cast your ballot. We're big supporters of democracy here at NTEN, so we encourage you to use all the tools at your disposal to help you make your decision and get it counted.

Food Stamp Search Suggests Hard Times Are Spreading like a Flu.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Is it fair to assume that the actual surge next year will include Oregon, Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, etc. Google Trends and US Department of Agriculture Results are compared in these images. They are different. I was reading up on trend analysis and the predictive power of Google to "see" trends before the official government agencies.