The Anatomy of a Great Grant Application
AUGUST 10, 2016
When it comes to writing a gonna-get-the-gold grant application, it’s all about body language. No problem, see below for a closer examination of the anatomy of an amazing grant application. Attack that application!
Starting Your Nonprofit Grant Application Story the Right Way
JANUARY 13, 2016
In the grant world, you face an expansive world to find foundations who will support you, but knowing how to navigate the seamlessly endless possibilities can make the application process a lot easier to manage. The start of the grant process is similar to writing this article.
Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open
OCTOBER 10, 2016
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched the application process for the new Community Engagement Fellows Program, which will provide professional development for engagement experts in the scientific community.
Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare
MARCH 2, 2015
The post Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare appeared first on Mobile Commons. In May 2014, the U.S.
Word Clouds and Grant Applications
Wild Apricot Blog
JUNE 24, 2011
Can word clouds help you create more effective grant applications? Focusing on the words that appear more frequently in grant requirements, might help your application get noticed.( read more ). forum Non-profit technology
Americans and Text Messaging.pdf (application/pdf Object)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Americans and Text Messaging.pdf (application/pdf Object) Americans and text messaging 31% of text message users prefer texting to voice calls, and young adults stand out in their use of text messaging
Building a Better Membership Application Form
Wild Apricot Blog
JULY 25, 2013
We''ve developed two new resources to help you build a better membership application form. Membership renewal membership-application
Poetry and Songs: Not Your Usual Grant Application Process
MARCH 11, 2011
You must submit an application by midnight on March 28, 2011, and you'll be notified if you've won on April 10. You may remember my predecessor, Katrin Verclas, who started and runs MobileActive. After a little over three years at the helm of NTEN, I still thank Katrin almost daily for one particular gift she gave us: our values ! She sat us down and had us draft these at our first all-staff meeting with her.
Mobile Applications for Beginners
Tech Soup Blog
DECEMBER 11, 2012
More and more organizations realize the potential in smartphones due to their technical capabilities to run applications, or "apps." In this article, I will describe a few of the basic problems related with creating mobile applications. What should the application do?
Ask Idealware: How Do I Use Place-Based Applications?
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Andrea Berry answers a common question about real-world uses for place-based applications, like FourSquare. Got a question you'd like to ask Idealware? Email Chris@Idealware.org and we may film a video response. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link]. Social Media
The Mobile Design Takeover
See What's Out There
MARCH 4, 2015
web applications design digital media media mobile mobile design nptech smartphone technology In today’s digital age, there is one major channel now to get information: the screen.
Google Analytics | Application Gallery
MAY 5, 2010
Google Analytics | Application Gallery: "Google Analytics Application GalleryAdd Your ApplicationThis gallery contains applications that extend Google Analytics in new and exciting ways. Start by viewing our featured applications below or by browsing our categories to the left They are solutions that help analysts, marketers, IT teams, and executives get more out of Google Analytics.
Web Application Frameworks
Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology
APRIL 6, 2011
I know a lot of pretty serious geeks read this blog, but I also know some folks who aren’t do too, and I figured it was time to do a quick outline of web application frameworks, and how they differ from things like a CMS. A web application framework is one that does require programming to provide the basics of a user interface. Popular web application frameworks include Ruby on Rails (using the Ruby programming language,) CakePHP (using PHP), and django (using Python.)
Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
” Currently, mobile marketing via peer-to-peer fundraising applications and text-to-donate campaigns are growing in popularity due to their effectiveness. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.
10 Mandatory Membership Fields to Track in Your Database
Wild Apricot Blog
OCTOBER 24, 2016
form registration application strategy membership fieldsIt’s important to keep track of the right member information, because you can analyze it to develop growth, retention, or engagement strategies for your organization. From our experience, here are the 10 mandatory membership fields to track.
Life after Common Ground: Part 4 – Soapbox Engage
APRIL 1, 2013
If there was a dictionary definition of an application developer that’s in this market for all the right reasons, it would point to PicNet and call it a day. Tagged: applications , Common Ground , Nonprofit , Nonprofits , nptech , Salesforce.
13 Useful Facebook Page Applications for your Nonprofit
OCTOBER 15, 2010
To help you get the most out of your Facebook Page, there are several applications you should check out. Extended Info – This app works much like the Static FBML application but is slightly easier to use.
Stimulus Applications Could Overwhelm Grants.gov | 44 | washingtonpost.com
MARCH 17, 2009
Stimulus Applications Could Overwhelm Grants.gov | 44 | washingtonpost.com: "Stimulus Applications Could Overwhelm Grants.govBy Sarah CohenThe first federal casualty of the stimulus bill was identified by the Office of Management and Budget this week when OMB director Peter Orszag told agency heads to plan for a possible meltdown of the government's main grantmaking portal
KPBJ.COM | Local nonprofits' grant applications posted online for public viewing and?funding | Business Daily | The KPBJ | KITSAP PENINSULA BUSINESS JOURNAL
MARCH 12, 2014
KPBJ.COM | Local nonprofits'' grant applications posted online for public viewing andfunding | Business Daily | The KPBJ | KITSAP PENINSULA BUSINESS JOURNAL : Local nonprofits'' grant applications posted online for public viewing and funding March 12, 2014 @ 12:05am Kitsap Community Foundation has posted online summaries of grant applications from 71 local nonprofit organizations and invites the public to view and possilby help fund the applications.
Replacing Mobile Advertising with Real-Time Data
Amy Sample Ward
APRIL 8, 2011
That’s the question I asked this morning on Qriously, a new application that measures public sentiment, in real time. The application is currently in a closed beta, and I was lucky enough to get access to start playing around with it. Do you believe you can change the world?
4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
General Tech application apps cloud collaboration conferencing file sharing mobile smartphone tablet technology Image courtesy of The Journal. A connected nonprofit is a successful nonprofit when it comes to collaborating and working in teams.
Facebook Charity Application Wins Investors, Grows With Safeway - Bloomberg
OCTOBER 19, 2010
Facebook Charity Application Wins Investors, Grows With Safeway - Bloomberg: "Causes, a for-profit company that lets Facebook Inc.’s s users give money to charities, raised $9 million in new funding and began selling gift cards in supermarkets as it aims to bring more philanthropy to the Web
Lame spam of the day: boundless online grant applications
JANUARY 11, 2012
My first thought was that "boundless" online grant applications meant "endless", which would be horrifying. I cling on to listening to the newscast lecture about receiving boundless online grant applications so I have been looking around for the finest site to get one. I was struck by the language in this spammy blog comment. But maybe they mean "for unlimited amounts of money".
WWJ Newsradio 950 - Give Camp Offers Nonprofits Free Application Development
JULY 14, 2008
WWJ Newsradio 950 - Give Camp Offers Nonprofits Free Application Development: "Nearly 100 software developers from all over Michigan wrote a wide variety of software and Web applications for more than a dozen nonprofits over the weekend at the first-ever Ann Arbor Give Camp
Life after Common Ground: Part 6 – Apsona
APRIL 15, 2013
Both applications are generously donated by their developers to non-profit organizations, so there’s no comparison on price. Tagged: applications , Apsona , Common Ground , data , Nonprofit , reporting , Salesforce.
Google, World Bank use Map Maker to improve Africa's disaster response?( - Internet-based applications and services )
JANUARY 20, 2012
Google, World Bank use Map Maker to improve Africa's disaster response( - Internet-based applications and services ) : Innhold a- Google, World Bank use Map Maker to improve Africa's disaster response o Michael Malakata 19.01.2012 kl 18:33 | Computerworld Zambia By providing access to a Web-based community mapping tool and data, World Bank and Google are aiming to improve the ability of African and other developing countries to monitor public services and respond to disasters
New tech application for controlling diabetes
Beneblog: Technology Meets Society
NOVEMBER 14, 2006
I enjoy sharing (when I get permission to) the stories of new social tech ventures that visit Benetech. Because we're not a funder, we usually can't help new social entrepreneurs with their number one need, money. But, we can be a sounding board for new projects and help them on their path to using technology to make the world a better place. One of these projects is the Care Product Institute.
Change Climate Change: A New Approach to Grant Applications?
Amy Sample Ward
FEBRUARY 20, 2009
March 21st: Deadlines to submit grant applications - 12:00 AM EST. March 28th: Finalists announced and reposted on JustMeans.com. As you can read below, Green Mountain Coffee and JustMeans have partnered up for the Change Climate Change contest. It’s an interesting combination of social media-based contest, submissions of ideas comments and voted on by readers, and traditional grantmaking, requiring all submission to also fill out a grant proposal for their requested funding.
100 More Online Tools for Non-Profits – Part 1
Wild Apricot Blog
APRIL 20, 2011
application nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech Web 2.0 You’ll find a variety of tech tools in this 2-part series, from volunteer and member management, to web publishing and document sharing, to back office tasks, project management, and more.( read more ). web based software web-based software
100 More Online Tools for Non-Profits – Part 2
Wild Apricot Blog
APRIL 21, 2011
application nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech Web 2.0 This is the second in our 2-part series listing a variety of tech tools non-profits can use, from volunteer and member management, to fundraising, to website creation, community building, collaboration, and more.( read more ). web based software web-based software
Universities unite to build better Web applications - LinuxWorld
APRIL 17, 2007
Universities unite to build better Web applications - LinuxWorld: "A handful of universities is working to build a software architecture and reusable components that can make Web applications easier to develop and use.Related linksAlpha Doggs blog on network researchFLUID Project10 enterprise software companies to watch04/11/07The University of Toronto said it recently was awarded $2.5
Nonprofits Using Tablet Apps To Improve Fundraising Abilities
JULY 2, 2013
According to a recent post from Nonprofit Technology News, recently developed mobile applications are giving nonprofits options as they develop and improve their on-the-fly fundraising techniques. Blog Fundraising Leadership Mobile Tech applications nonprofit tablets
Life after Common Ground: Not-so-final thoughts
APRIL 22, 2013
I focused on features, sure, but with each application the feature I focused on said as much about the mindset of the company as it did about its functionality. Tagged: applications , Common Ground , Nonprofits , Salesforce. Uncategorized applications Common Ground Nonprofits Salesforce 6 weeks ago, I began a series of blog posts highlighting different Salesforce apps I’ve been working with at KELL Partners since leaving Blackbaud/Common Ground behind six months ago.
Mobile Applications for Human Rights
FEBRUARY 19, 2009
I am excited to learn about a technology and human rights conference entitled The Soul of the New Machine: Human Rights, Technology and New Media. In a partnership between University of California Berkeley Human Rights Center and TechSoup's Netsquared project, the conference is hosting a " Mobile Challenge " encouraging nonprofits and advocacy groups to "combine data, imagery, mapping and social networking to advance human rights."
10 Best Practices for Email Security
Tech Soup Blog
DECEMBER 8, 2014
anti-spam email security email content anti-phishing security Email Compliance servers Server Applications Anti-malware antivirus Email is a critical business tool for nonprofits.
Foot Traffic Philanthropy: Location Based Mobile Application - CauseWorld
Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media
DECEMBER 23, 2009
Today, TechCrunch wrote about a new mobile application called CauseWorld Here's how it works: CauseWorld app users earn “karma points” when they walk into stores and check in with their cell phone.
Flickr giving away 10K pro memberships (to nonprofits) - News - Internet Applications Software
MARCH 6, 2008
Flickr giving away 10K pro memberships (to nonprofits) - News - Internet Applications Software: "Flickr is giving away pro accounts to nonprofits and public libraries to showcase their efforts.Yahoo owned photo community Flickr has launched a new program called Flickr for Good.
Facebook Applications: the Future of Fundraising? Probably not. » The Bivings Report
JUNE 21, 2007
Facebook Applications: the Future of Fundraising? The Bivings Report: "Facebook Applications: the Future of Fundraising? Probably not. » Probably not.Posted on June 18th, 2007By Erin Teeling in Social Networks, Social ResponsibilityWhen Facebook Platform launched at the end of May , the move was met with surprise and delight from online marketers and software developers who have been hoping for a.
Major Fundraising Application Canned, What’s Next for Nonprofit Databases?
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Blackbaud shook the nonprofit tech world last week with its announcement that they were cancelling Common Ground, a popular fundraising application built on Salesforce.com and used by small to mid-sized nonprofits. The application was a fee-based, customizable online database for capturing donations and engaging donors. Fundraising applications built on Salesforce.com are still the most popular choice for small to mid-size nonprofits.
5 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About App Development in the Cloud
Tech Soup Blog
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Caspio's rapid application development platform empowers nonprofits by enabling nontechnical users to create custom cloud applications without coding, and at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional development methods.