Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just spent almost three weeks in Thailand and Laos on a combined work and vacation trip. Roughly once a year when I travel overseas, my wife Virginia puts up her hand and says “that’s the one!” So, we stretched out my visits to Bangkok, Vientiane and Chiang Mai to include some sight-seeing and, of course, shopping for Christmas presents in predominately Buddhist countries.

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Free Webinar on December 12! Five Social Media Best Practices for NGOs in Asia Pacific

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Even though a large percentage of NGOs in Asia Pacific now regularly use social media in their online fundraising and communications campaigns, few social media practitioners in the NGO sector have been properly trained on how to best utilize sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Please Note: This webinar is sponsored by Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific. Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Indian Standard Time). Cost: Free!

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Current Online Activities in Asia-Pacific Nonprofits

NetWits

Blackbaud has just released the 2010 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Survey results for the Asia Pacific. I’ve just completed a quick review of this, and I believe there are some interesting statistics that can help give us a picture of what online priorities Asia-Pacific organisations have. It appears that a majority of Asia-Pacific Non-Profits use their website primarily as an engagement and communication tool, with online giving coming in second.

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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia. TechSoup Asia Asia is a nonprofit collaborative venture between TechSoup Global and its local nonprofit organization partners, Connecting Up Australia and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Digital Divide nonprofits nonprofit foundations IT communications Technology tsfoundationsorg TechSoup Asia Vietnam Indonesia

Announcing… Social Media Webinars for Nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Lately I have been receiving a lot of requests from nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia for recorded versions of my social media webinars. However, I don’t record my webinars and the current schedule is not compatible with nonprofits located in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia since most nonprofit staff are still sleeping (and dreaming) when they are being presented live to nonprofits in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Western Europe.

When did our Senate move to Asia?

Judi Sohn

I just got this email to C3's general inbox: Hello, I´m the webmaster of senate.gov We are moving our website and want to request a change of your outgoing link ( [link] ) to our new website, you would help us very much to make the change sucsesfull. Our new webadress is [link] Kind Regards Webmaster of senate.gov. What's this "new" site?

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Free Webinar for Nonprofits in Asia Pacific! How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Successfully and Build Their Digital Libraries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Link: Social Media for Social Good: Lessons Learned from Nonprofits in Southeast Asia. Date: To accomodate all schedules, this webinar will be presented twice – Tuesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 26. Time: 12-1:30pm Singapore/Kuala Lumpur. 10-11:30am New Delhi; 2-3:30 Sydney; 4-6:30pm Auckland). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up here to attend on Tuesday, April 24 or Sign up here to attend on Thursday, April 26. Presented By: Heather Mansfield.

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For Nonprofits in Oceania and Asia :: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 25. Time: 11am – 12:30pm AEDT ( View Time by City ). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. In Europe, Africa, the Middle East, or India? Register here! In the United States, Canada, or Latin America? Register here! Based upon the book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , this webinar begins with defining Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0

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Free Webinar for Nonprofits in Asia Pacific! How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Successfully and Build Their Digital Libraries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Link: Social Media for Social Good: Lessons Learned from Nonprofits in Southeast Asia. Date: Thursday, April 26. Time: 12-1:30pm Singapore/Kuala Lumpur. 10-11:30am New Delhi; 2-3:30 Sydney; 4-6:30pm Auckland). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up ! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. This 90-minute social media how-to webinar is ideal for nonprofit communications and fundraising staff.

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What Is TechSoup Up To in Asia (Now)?

Tech Soup Blog

Aletha Schelby is Program Manager for TechSoup Asia. Growing from serving just the United States and Canada to now 38 countries (including nine in the Asia/Pacific region) in just under five years offers plenty of opportunity for learning and change. Enter TechSoup Asia , newly launched in 2011 thanks to a generous grant from Microsoft! For now, I invite you to visit TechSoup Asia , like us on Facebook, and tell your friends!

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Malaysian not-for-profits to get a Google leg up | Digital News Asia

AFP Blog

Malaysian not-for-profits to get a Google leg up | Digital News Asia : "GOOGLE Malaysia has launched a programme that it said would enable not-for-profit organisations in the country to better serve their respective causes by making use of some of the company’s tools for free or at “highly discounted” rates.

Asia/Pacific Partners Meeting: Disaster Recovery, Knowledge Sharing, Cloud Computing, and More

Tech Soup Blog

It was the perfect storm: we knew it was time to host a meeting of TechSoup Global's partners in the Asia/Pacific region. Last month, I got to attend Ashoka's Tech4Society conference in Hyderabad, India, as a guest writer for the AshokaTech blog. TechSoup Co-CEO Daniel Ben-Horin was also attending Tech4Society as an Ashoka senior fellow.

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Social, mobile boost small nonprofits' reach, relationships - ZDNet Asia News

AFP Blog

Social, mobile boost small nonprofits' reach, relationships - ZDNet Asia News : Mobile and social media are essential for charities, especially if they want to attract the "iTunes, Facebook and YouTube generation", said David Erasmus, philanthropist and chief executive of Givey.

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Smart mapping tech helps deliver more food to Singapore’s most needy | Press Releases | Asia | Sustainable Business

AFP Blog

Smart mapping tech helps deliver more food to Singapore’s most needy | Press Releases | Asia | Sustainable Business : "Thanks to state-of-the-art mapping technology, one of Singapore’s most loved non-profit organisations is making their food donation programme ‘smarter’ than ever before.

Asia's richest man takes Facebook stake - Technology - BrisbaneTimes

AFP Blog

Asia's richest man takes Facebook stake - Technology - BrisbaneTimes: "Li, 79, will receive a 0.4 per cent stake in Palo Alto-based Facebook in return for his investment, according to a person familiar with the matter who requested anonymity. The cash is coming from Li's personal foundation, the person said. The billionaire's business interests, anchored by the Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison

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SDA Asia Magazine::Features::Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google Apps

AFP Blog

SDA Asia Magazine::Features::Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google Apps: "Friday, 13 July 2007Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google AppsGoogle, often known for using every inch of space in its site for marketing is now doing something good. It has offered Google applications free of cost to nonprofit organisations

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Preetam Rai, Global Voices Southeast Asia Editor, is helping to send Leng Sopharath to College! Why Not You Too!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's Preetam on the right. He is the third person to contribute and the first donor that I've met face-to-face. That's powerful. I've raised some money from my cause from people who are my friends online, but I've never met offline. Why is that? Preetam Rai knows more about Southeast Asian blogs and bloggers than anyone else in the world! He's an editor at Global Voices and his personal blog, Better Days , where I first learned about RSS readers and how to use bloglines.

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ComputerPartner - UPDATE - Microsoft donates staff time to charity in Asia

AFP Blog

ComputerPartner - UPDATE - Microsoft donates staff time to charity in Asia : "UPDATE - Microsoft donates staff time to charity in Asia 24 feb 2006 | 08:11 uur Microsoft Corp. will give every employee in Asia three-days paid leave this year to pursue community service projects aimed at narrowing the digital divide in the continent, the company said Friday.

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COVID-19 disrupted HIV, TB, malaria services, threatening progress

Candid

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted public health systems and health service delivery for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria in Africa and Asia, threatening to reverse the progress made to date against those diseases, a report from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria finds.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas

Network-Centric Advocacy

mashups » January 10, 2008 Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas While our campaigns will never get to the intensity of the coverage the Tsunami there is lots of interesting ground experience to tease out of Communicating Disasters: An Asia Pacific Resource Book. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Celebrities have favorite issues.

Bidet’s Strong Sides in 2021

Find the free stuff

Bidets are incredibly popular around the world, especially in Asia and Europe, but still remain a mystery for Americans somehow. Despite the numerous advantages of the toilet that uses water to wash you after each session, we still prefer good old toilet paper instead of a toilet bidet combo.

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26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 18. Charitable Giving in Asia Pacific 2015 :: Download. The research reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide.

Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ahora en su cuarta edición, el informe de este año proporciona un referente tecnológico para África, Asia, Australia y Nueva Zelanda, Europa, América Latina y el Caribe, así como también para Estados Unidos y Canadá. Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide.

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Must-Read Digital Marketing & Fundraising Reports for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 1. The reports listed below offer much-needed data to help your nonprofit, NGO, or charity craft your 2021-22 digital marketing and fundraising strategy.

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

EveryAction

Asylum Access focuses on refugees from Africa, Asia, and Latin America (the areas with most of the world’s refugees), and works to help refugees assert their rights in the present and transform systems for a safer and more just future. World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20th to honor and commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of past and current refugees across the globe.

22 Must-Read Research Reports for the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 18. Charitable Giving in Asia Pacific 2015 :: Download. The reports listed below are a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft your next online communication and fundraising plan. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S. nonprofit research.

What’s in My Inbox | Empowering Your Donors to Fundraise

Pamela Grow

Are your donors creating Facebook Fundraisers on your behalf? When it comes to social media, I’m hearing from small shop fundraisers who are exhausted from the never-ending posting. My mantra, always, is “focus on what you can control.”.

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20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In most parts of the world, however, government’s digital capabilities remain a work in progress and as a result, the ability to accept online donations is challenging for most nonprofits in Africa, parts of Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. Asia.

Video Interview with Heather Mansfield: Top Three Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

So, last week when I had the honor and the privilege to present a social media training to a group of young social entrepreneurs and future nonprofit leaders in Singapore at the #Innovate4Good Conference sponsored by Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific ( facebook.com/citizenshipmicrosoftasia ), I was asked to give a video interview discussing my top three social media tips. Until recently, I have gone to exceptional lengths to avoid getting video recorded.

23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 17. Charitable Giving in Asia Pacific 2015 :: Download. The reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and marketing plan. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S. nonprofit research.

22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Asia – 26%. #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign.

Inspired by Corporations’ Investment in Purpose and Social Responsibility Throughout the Crisis and Hardships of 2020

sgEngage

We can see for a third year in a row that Asia continues to lead with the highest volunteer engagement rate while North America maintains the top spot for giving engagement rate. Highlights from the 2021 Industry Review.

George Hara: Public Interest Venture Capitalist

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

George is a financial mastermind with one foot in Asia and the other in California. He uses the Alliance Forum Foundation as one of his vehicles for making deals along these lines in Asia and Africa. In our conversation, George and his team outlined ways to use this hybrid approach for expanding social impact in Africa as well as new ideas for enterprises for following up on natural disasters in Asia for sustaining positive change after the immediate humanitarian response.

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24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 1. Charitable Giving in Asia Pacific :: Download. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please leave a comment below. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S.

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Communication & Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada. Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

3) Animals Asia Shop :: shop.animalsasia.org. Proceeds benefit Animals Asia work to end bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. Global Goods Partners have partnered with over 60 artisan groups in more than 20 countries throughout Asia, Africa, and the Americas to help bring to market the fair trade, handcrafted products they produce.

Video Interview with Heather Mansfield: Top Three Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

So, last week when I had the honor and the privilege to present a social media training to a group of young social entrepreneurs and future nonprofit leaders in Singapore at the #Innovate4Good Conference sponsored by Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific ( facebook.com/citizenshipmicrosoftasia ), I was asked to give a video interview discussing my top three social media tips. Until recently, I have gone to exceptional lengths to avoid getting video recorded.

How to Redirect Your New.NGO Domain to Your.ORG Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, the Asia Foundation owns both asiafoundation.org and asiafoundation.ngo and has redirected their.NGO domain to their.ORG website. Written by Heather Mansfield who works as an Ambassador for the Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit operator of the.ORG,NGO and.ONG domains. Unlike the.ORG domain which can be bought and used by any brand or individual, the new.NGO domain is only available for purchase by nonprofits, charities, and NGOs.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Behavioral Economics to Build a Successful Monthly Giving Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada. Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Heather Graci , Behavioral Economics Specialist at Creative Science. Monthly donors give 42% more over the course of a year compared to one time donors.

Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third edition, the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report provides 100+ donor benchmarks for NPOs, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data reveal how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations.

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25 Must-Follow NGO Resources on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific :: @MSFTctzAPAC. A follow-up post to Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs and Five Social Media Best Practices for NGOs , below is a list of 25 resources that regularly tweet and retweet useful fundraising and social media advice and information valuable to NGOs worldwide, particularly those engaged in international development.

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29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Technology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Asia Pacific. technet.com/citizenship_asia_pacific. A long overdue follow up to my post on 29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter , below are 29 nonprofit resources that tweet regularly on subjects ranging from fundraising to social media to mobile communications. Of course, there are many other resources deserving of being listed – if you would like to add one, please do so in a comment below: 1.