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’

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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.

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.”.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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!).

Helping Children Heal With Salesforce

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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.

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.

Leveraging Salesforce CRM for the University of Vermont Office of Research

Cloud 4 Good

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.”.

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.

[VIDEO] Counting the Costs: Where Capital Campaigns Often Miss the Mark


Both of them joining us actually in a room together, which is awesome from beautiful Alabama. And joining him also from Alabama is Brian O’Neil. I’m with Bright Street Solutions, a full-service consulting and placement firm in Birmingham, Alabama.

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.

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.

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.

11 Powerful Quotes about New Power at the 2019 Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

If you look at history, all major movements that changed the world were started by young people.” – Catherine Flowers, Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice . “Do This year marked the 10 th anniversary of the Social Good Summit , an annual conference hosted by the UN Foundation, Mashable, 92 nd Street Y and the United Nations Development Programme that celebrates advocacy and activism for social impact.

Reflections on the storms

Get Fully Funded

Church groups are collecting supplies and driving to Alabama to help. Thanks to everyone who has been asking/texting/posting to make sure we’re okay following the devastating tornadoes last Wednesday. I’ll have to say, it was a very long evening. We knew for a couple of days that severe weather was coming. It started in earnest about 4 pm and we watched the local weather broadcast until nearly midnight, with one tornado warning after another.

Martin Luther King Day 2015


Fifty years ago in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and the rest of the old South, Blacks could not drink from "whites only" water fountains, could not sit at "whites only" lunch counters or swim at "whites only" public swimming pools. As we do several times a year, we pass along this essay from Stan Stahl. His well crafted aspirations remind us of the positive and amazing progress this nation can take on, even when we seem bent towards argument.

Renew The Heart & Soul of your Non-Profit for a Chance To Win $10,000

Beth Kanter

A professionally written and recorded song by the Grammy Award-winning group, The Original Blind Boys of Alabama. Three autographed guitars: one by The Original Blind Boys of Alabama, one by Los Lonely Boys, and one by Sunny Shipley. Note from Beth: Last year John Haydon reached out about a special project he was working on for the CTK Foundation that was providing some resources and financial support for nonprofits.

#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap

Connection Cafe

Mr. Kristof told the story of a young man growing up in Alabama in the 1950’s who, embarrassed to read in public for fear of his image, had to steal books from the library and read in secret. And as he read, and stole, more books his life took another path which took him out of a tough upbringing in a segregated society to the Judge’s bench in the state of Alabama. It started off with a bang, literally.