Google Analytics | Application Gallery

AFP Blog

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

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.)

The Anatomy of a Great Grant Application

NonProfit Hub

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!

Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open

SocialFish

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.

Americans and Text Messaging.pdf (application/pdf Object)

AFP Blog

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

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Facebook Charity Application Wins Investors, Grows With Safeway - Bloomberg

AFP Blog

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

Mobile Applications for Beginners

Tech Soup Blog

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?

KPBJ.COM | Local nonprofits' grant applications posted online for public viewing and?funding | Business Daily | The KPBJ | KITSAP PENINSULA BUSINESS JOURNAL

AFP Blog

KPBJ.COM | Local nonprofits'' grant applications posted online for public viewing andfunding | 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.

Lame spam of the day: boundless online grant applications

Robert Weiner

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

AFP Blog

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

New tech application for controlling diabetes

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

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

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.

Google, World Bank use Map Maker to improve Africa's disaster response?( - Internet-based applications and services )

AFP Blog

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

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Word Clouds and Grant Applications

Wild Apricot Blog

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

Major Fundraising Application Canned, What’s Next for Nonprofit Databases

GroundWire

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.

Universities unite to build better Web applications - LinuxWorld

AFP Blog

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

Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare

Mobile Commons

The post Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare appeared first on Mobile Commons. In May 2014, the U.S.

Announcing the 2012 NTC Scholarship Application

NTEN

photo: Robert Weiner Today, I am excited to announce that the application for scholarships to the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference is officially open.

Ask Idealware: How Do I Use Place-Based Applications?

Idealware

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

Foot Traffic Philanthropy: Location Based Mobile Application - CauseWorld

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

11NTC Scholarship Application Open!

NTEN

One of NTEN's values is: We are a stage and a platform for your voices, ideas, and debates on technology-related issues that affect us all in our work. That's voices , plural. I take that to mean it's our job to make sure the entire nonprofit sector has access to the NTEN stage and can make use of it. That's the reason behind our annual NTC Scholarship Campaign: it's important that we make the NTC as accessible as possible, regardless of our attendees' budget sizes.

Mobile Applications for Human Rights

Idealware

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."

Flickr giving away 10K pro memberships (to nonprofits) - News - Internet Applications Software

AFP Blog

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.

Major Fundraising Application Canned, What’s Next for Nonprofit Databases?

Idealware

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.

Facebook Applications: the Future of Fundraising? Probably not. » The Bivings Report

AFP Blog

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.

A Practical Introduction to Using Place-Based Applications

Idealware

How are organizations using place-based applications like FourSquare or Facebook Places? In this webinar, we'll take a look at the potential of place-based applications. Join us for a talk about what these applications can do, how you could use them and a walk through some case studies of the tools in use in the nonprofit community. Event Price: 40.00. EventDate: September 15, 2011 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Type: Live Training.

Affirmative Action for Open Source Applications

Idealware

There's huge promise in both the tenants of open source and specific open source applications. I love the tenants of open source software. What's not to like about software that's open to customization or modification, and (typically) costs nothing to download?

13 Useful Facebook Page Applications for your Nonprofit

John Haydon

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.

How do Social Networks applications incorporate the ladder of engagement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I found this slideshare show by Michael Weiksner, BJ Fogg, and Xing Kin Lui from a class at Stanford called " Creating Engaging Applications on Facebook." " They are taking a multi-disciplinary look at applications, including a focus on persuasion technology.

Google’s Application Hosting Engine | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Although it’s currently in limited release, thousands of developers have signed on and there are numerous widgets and web applications that are up and running as of now. Google’s App Engine allows anyone to “run [their] web applications on Google’s infrastructure.&#

Applications for the Nonprofit Tech Academy are due April 8

NTEN

We still have a few slots available in our Nonprofit Tech Academy for spring 2014, but the application deadline is fast approaching. Does the following sound good to you?

LinkedIn Applications: I just added my blog and slideshare content! Wow!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week LinkedIn announced its applications platform that includes a small number of well-chosen apps that can enhance your professional networking profile. For my profile, I added BlogLink (it posts my blog posts to my profile automatically) and SlideShare's Application. (In

Upcoming Webinar May 22: Better Feedback with Surveys and Application Management

Tech Soup Blog

See first-hand how you can easily create engaging, interactive, and beautiful online surveys and forms with FluidSurveys; and accept, store, manage, and review application content and files online with FluidReview.

Upcoming Webinar May 22: Better Feedback with Surveys and Application Management

Tech Soup Blog

See first-hand how you can easily create engaging, interactive, and beautiful online surveys and forms with FluidSurveys; and accept, store, manage, and review application content and files online with FluidReview.

Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online

Influence

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and an evolving cast of supporting players have formed a subgroup of social media I think of as "social identity" applications. 2009 was the year that these professionals went beyond being careful about their online presence to actively using social media applications to form the basis of their professional reputation and identity. In 2009, "social media" became the conventional buzzword to replace "Web 2.0"

Digital Media and Learning Competition: Applications Now Open!

Tech Soup Blog

The third Digital Media and Learning Competition , from the MacArthur Foundation, is now accepting applications. This post was written by Amy Sample Ward and was originally posted on the NetSquared Blog. In partnering with the White House, National Lab Day, and videogame makers Sony and EA, the Digital Media and Learning Competition has prizes up to $200,000 and is open to all kinds of innovative projects (including games) that make use of digital media for education and social change.

Collaborative Annotation of the Web: Nonprofit Applications?

NTEN

ZDNet wrote up a great overview of the tool and its applications, and ReadWriteWeb also gave it a brief review. There's a new way you can communicate with your team, constituents, or professional community about any content you find on the web. Reframeit is a browser extension that allows you to annotate almost any content you find on the web, and engage your network in a discussion about it.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Convio Open – Why the Convio Facebook Application blows away Causes

See What's Out There

Convio has built a Facebook application builder as part of their Open initiative. For organizations on the Convio platform, the Facebook application is a no-brainer and a HUGE improvement from Causes. First, you can only create one Facebook application.

Poetry and Songs: Not Your Usual Grant Application Process

NTEN

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.

So you want to build a facebook application, now what?

Beaconfire Wire

Recently I launched my second facebook application called Feed the Pig and I figured I should take some time to share some of the lessons I learned and guidelines I’ve developed for making facebook applications. Structure/Pages (application Map). Facebook is a *social* network so you should design your application with that in mind. Above all you need to make your application spreadable and continuously engaging. Is viewer the application user themselves.