Nonprofits, Get Your License to Design!

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Get your design driver's license by taking a few of TechSoup's online design courses. Get your design license. Design ain't easy, or we'd all be making Clio award-winning designs in our sleep. Although we can't promise to make you an award-winning designer, we can give you a foundation and some more advanced understanding of what qualifies as well-designed materials.

Nonprofits Win Webby Awards

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The Webby Awards, one of the most prestigious internet awards for outstanding websites, honored several nonprofits this year. Webby Award Winner). Associations: American Institute of Architects , the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. Webby Award Winner).

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Great reads from around the web on March 30th

Amy Sample Ward

The winner will receive a cash award of $1,000, plus $1,000 to donate to their favorite charity. The prize will be awarded on Thursday, April 5th at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, during the awards luncheon. " roundup best bookmarks casestudies decisionmaking facebook global howto license list lists metrics ngos nonprofits photos postalicious resources socialchange socialmedia strategy tools wireframe

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Tech Awards: An Annual Showcase of Challenges and Hope

Tech Soup Blog

The Tech Awards , an annual event that honors projects which use "technology to significantly improve human conditions," just unveiled their laureates for this year. A partnership project between The Tech Museum , local technology companies like Intel , Applied Materials , and Nokia , and Santa Clara University's Center for Science Technology and Society , the Tech Awards itself is a testament to collaborative innovation and achievement.

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The FCC and Accessibility

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Although the Clearinghouse and Awards programs could be helpful to the cause of greater access for people with disabilities, I don’t think they truly take on the biggest opportunity for change. Specific comments on the proposed Chairman’s Awards. It’s not clear that money awards would be an important driver of this Phase: the gift of attention to the issue would be the main payoff. Awards programs are around providing incentives to encourage certain kinds of behaviors.

Get a Google Earth Pro License for Free! - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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60) Search « NPower Greater DC Region Technology Innovation Award | Main | Building a Successful Internet Presence » Tuesday Aug 21 2007 Get a Google Earth Pro License for Free! frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

How to Bet 1xBet Wide Line with High Odds

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1xBet is a safe and reliable foreign bookmaker with a regular European license. Promotions are awarded by a promo code and without it, and. To bet [link] possible from any mobile device either directly from a browser or having downloaded an application.

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Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)

Gyrus

CEU -Continuing Education Unit : Credit awarded to professionals for successfully completing continuing education programs or courses. CPD – Continuing Professional Development: Another word for Continuing Education (CE) where professionals are required to take courses on a regular basis to maintain license in certain industries. LMS eLL LMS Award

Interplast Releases Story of Healing under CC License

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The filmmakers donated their services to document the team's experiences and produce A Story of Healing, which earned the 1997 Academy Award for best documentary short subject. Ten years after its original release, A Story of Healing has been released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivatives license (by-nc-nd) and is available for free online. s 1997 Academy Award?? This marks the first time in history that an Academy Award??

Announcing the Launch of Our Philantech® Cloud

Givinga

In order to serve employers looking to modernize employee giving, we partnered with WeSpire, an award-winning employee experience technology platform, to enable employees to give directly to vetted charities through campaigns, competitions, and volunteering activities and for employers to provide donations as a form of rewards, match gifts, and manage grant requests. Our Philantech cloud is available to partners through a SaaS licensing structure.

A new Foundation in my career

Judi Sohn

However, Salesforce.com has a foundation where they give away licenses to qualified nonprofits! … I completed the paperwork to apply for their grant, which was awarded earlier this week, so now we’re all set with 10 licenses of the Enterprise edition. Two weeks ago, I joined the Salesforce Foundation in a new role as Open Source Manager. What exactly does that mean?

Caltech: Founding Values

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Address on receiving Caltech’s Distinguished Alumni Award May 18, 2013 Caltech was founded to give back to society through science and engineering, to discover knowledge and apply that knowledge. Jim Fruchterman receiving the Caltech Distinguished Alumni Award from Caltech President Jean Lou Chameau, May 18, 2013 More than anything else, that pleasure in finding things out has been Caltech’s gift to me in my work as an entrepreneur and a social entrepreneur.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home My vote for the Appies My vote for the Appies Last Updated on Monday, 9 October 2006 12:20 Written by Steve Monday, 9 October 2006 12:20 They’re having a contest at Dreamforce where attendees get to vote on their favorite App on the Appexchange–they’re calling the award “the Appie&#. WordPress is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License

Shining a Spotlight on the Cloud for Good Staff

Cloud 4 Good

We raised our investments in materials and resources, improving access to licenses like Gearset, LucidChart, and Slack that help increase collaboration in a distributed workforce.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home My Unused Appie Acceptance Speech My Unused Appie Acceptance Speech Last Updated on Thursday, 12 October 2006 08:42 Written by Steve Thursday, 12 October 2006 08:42 I was nominated for an Appie Award at Dreamforce in the category of Best Customer Innovation. WordPress is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License

Reply Comments on the Proposed Treaty for Access to Copyrighted Works

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Everything that needs doing can be done by license voluntarily. Everything is negotiable under license, except in practice, they don’t want to negotiate about access -- because there’s not enough money involved. It’s completely rational for a publisher to not bother signing a license that represents either zero or trivial sums of money. Do I work on this $50 million licensing deal on a short deadline?

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It’s an award winning book (that has tons of reviews online ) about how the tools of the science of physics have been used to look at human systems. WordPress is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Book: Critical Mass Book: Critical Mass Last Updated on Tuesday, 9 January 2007 09:38 Written by Steve Tuesday, 9 January 2007 09:38 At the end of 2006 I read Critical Mass by Philip Ball.

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10 Types of eLearning Assessments for Your Courses

Web Courseworks Associations

For your members, measuring this change allows them to achieve certifications, licenses, and accreditation to build their professional profiles. Oftentimes, proctored exams are required for courses that end in the awarding of licensing or accreditation.

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BYU ESR conference on Social Entrepreneurship

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This practice was especially awarded at the ESR conference. Flat World is a for-profit social enterprise that gives away its core textbooks under a creative commons license, and makes its money on ancillary products like a black and white print version for $30 (vs. The Bookshare team is excited because we can take these books and do all the accessibility work because they are under an open license!

Bookshare’s Status as an Authorized Entity under Section 121

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Bookshare is in continual contact with the Association of American Publishers to maintain the publishing industry’s input into its activities as an authorized entity, routinely submits copies of its standard user licenses, policies and conditions to AAP’s General Counsel for comment, whenever there is any significant change in them, and works closely with the publishing industry to ensure continuing compliance with Section 121 and the regulations thereunder.

Microsoft's Ecohero: How Sean Nicholson Is Saving the Earth

Tech Soup Blog

Each year the International Computer Refurbisher Summit awards a lifetime achievement award in my name (it's a long story on how that came to be). This year the award went to Sean Nicholson. This was mainly because refurbishers couldn't afford to put legal Windows licenses on used equipment. Refurbishers could either pay full price for licenses (and thereby price their equipment out of the market), or use pirated versions of Windows.

Win $10,000: Netsquared/Network for Good Donate Now Mashup Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Winners in each category will be awarded a $10,000 prize by a panel of judges present at the NetSquared Conference (N2Y3). In addition, each winner will be granted a one-year license for the Network for Good API to be donated to an organization of their choice (if the winner is an organization, it can choose to donate the API to itself). How would you mashup the Network for Good donation processing service with other services to make it easier for nonprofits to raise money online?

Change the Web Challenge from Social Actions is Here!

Amy Sample Ward

Winners will receive cash awards of $5,000 (first place), $3,000 (second place), and $2,000 (third place). To be eligible for prizes, all submissions must 1) be fully functional by the time voting begins, 2) include an open-source license, and 3) make use of Social Actions API. Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. The Change the Web Challenge from Social Actions is now officially open!

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Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

I was pretty well known to the Mexican tourism authorities, having been presented with a writing award by the Tourism Secretary in 2003. Photo (not one of mine) licensed under Creative Commons by Andrea Zanivan (who added many wonderful images to the After Wilma group on Flickr). This is a story of a blog. It’s a story I really ought to have shared long before now, and I am truly thankful to my good friend Ron Mader for (politely) badgering me to tell it.

New Software Donations from Autodesk

Tech Soup Blog

Through this program, qualifying nonprofit organizations can receive initial grants of two professional software suites—valued at up to $15,000 worth of software - for $30 per license. Autodesk entertainment products have won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for several years. In the first year of this program, they will provide 1,000 licenses of their four most popular professional suites to charities.

Share Your Green Tech Story and Win a Laptop or Tablet!

Tech Soup Blog

Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within one month of the Sponsor's request may result in disqualification. (c) The first place winner will be awarded its choice of any one of three prizes, including: a refurbished Dell Core Windows 7 Laptop, a refurbished HP EliteBook 8440p Core i5 Windows 7 Laptop, or a refurbished iPad 2. Are you … A U.S.

Going to Davos to Redesign the Planet

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Universities and government labs encouraging their technology transfer offices to make social licenses of new technology. Series of TV or print articles on these social applications, or an award for the tech transfer office that made the best socially responsible licensing deal. My latest post on HuffPo is now up: Going to Davos to Redesign the Planet , about my proposal to the WEF's Global Redesign Initiative.

Resources from NTC09 on Video, Blogging, and More!

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DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards. We announce the winners of the 2009 DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards at the closing lunch on Tuesday to a packed ballroom. Our winners walked away with specially-designed Flip cameras, image licenses from Reuters, several books on online video, and tons of exposure. We’re back from 3 full days of the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference , and energized by meeting people doing such good work all around the world.

Mission Possible: Tell Us Your Symantec Story and Win Prizes!

Tech Soup Blog

Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within one month of the Sponsor's request may result in disqualification. (c) Symantec helps nonprofits make their mission possible. What is your nonprofit's mission? What drives you and motivates you to create change in your community?

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth Kanter

That seems like a silly thing to say, but I get to take creative license often. To sum it all up, and to make it a little fun, I awarded four board members with social media awards for different ways they’ve already been supporting the Foundation online. The awards presented were for the following areas: Jay Chaudhari received an award for actively following our Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

Tech Soup Blog

Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within 1 month of the Sponsor’s request may result in disqualification. (c) The winner will be awarded a refurbished tablet supplied by a donor. Think you could make good use of a shiny new tablet? We are offering a Dell Latitude 10 tablet refurbished by our friends at CDI to the best “ Digital Connector ” story lead.

Outstanding Offers and New Products of 2014 (Bonus: Crossword Puzzle!)

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Bitdefender 2015 Award-Winning Security. Award-winning Bitdefender comes praised by PC Mag , AV-Test, AV-Comparatives, and others. For PCs, Macs, or entire networks , get up to 50 donated licenses. Tech Donations: How Much Do You Know? To those of you who found this crossword puzzle in your New Product Alert , thanks for subscribing! This is our idea of a fun gift to you. Solve the clues with products you’ve seen in the newsletter in 2014.

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Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

Tech Soup Blog

Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within 1 month of the Sponsor’s request may result in disqualification. (c) The winner will be awarded a refurbished tablet supplied by a donor. We at TechSoup are proud to support the important work of nonprofits around the world.

Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

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Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award the prize, in which case, the inability to produce the proof of written permission within one month of the Sponsor's request may result in disqualification. (c) For each of Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III, a set of prizes will be awarded: Grand prize — $1,000 cash.

Nonprofit Technology News: The Demise of Facebook Causes and Cloud Storage for Charities

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The charity pricing on it is is free for up to ten licenses with as much as a 75% discount per seat above that. The centerpiece of the philanthropic project is a cloud networking solution that’s free (forever) to 501(c)(3) organizations that need ten licenses or fewer. Larger nonprofits can get additional licenses at half off.

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Twenty "Fearless" Changemakers

Have Fun - Do Good

In addition to winning grants and prizes, the winners will compete for additional awards, which will be decided in a “Fan Favorite” public vote, so vote away! Jasmine Beach-Ferrara | WE DO Campaign: Stage 4 | Asheville, NC The WE DO Campaign mobilizes LGBT couples requesting – and being denied – marriage licenses in their hometowns across the Southern United States.

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How to Incorporate March Madness in Your Nonprofit Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Be sure to know your local laws for lotteries and raffles to see if you need to obtain a license before starting. This approach takes a lot of planning and some good financial investments from sponsors to award the participants. March Madness is one of the annual rites of spring time—right along with setting your clocks back an hour and discovering what toys were hidden in the huge snow pile in the backyard.

Calling all Faith-Based Organizations! Think You Could Use a Free Tablet?

Tech Soup Blog

Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within 1 month of the Sponsor’s request may result in disqualification. (c) The winner will be awarded a refurbished tablet supplied by a donor. Are you… A Faith-Based Organization? A TechSoup customer? Interested in winning this tablet? If you answered yes to all of those questions, keep reading!

Adobe Creative Cloud Giveaway for Nonprofits at 17NTC!

Tech Soup Blog

Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within one month of the Sponsor's request may result in disqualification. (c) Stop By and Visit Us — Booth 217. Washington DC, here we come! We have a special contest give-away in store at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference: a free year-long subscription of Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Using TechSoup Products or Resources for Security? Want a Free Microsoft Tablet?

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Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within one month of the Sponsor's request may result in disqualification. (c) The first place winner will be awarded a new Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and the second place winner will be awarded a new Microsoft Surface Pro 2, supplied by a donor. Are you. A U.S. organization doing innovative and inspiring work in the social sector?

Interview: Scott Anderson of ClientTrack

Amy Sample Ward

Prior to his PhD, he worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in community health, adolescent residential treatment, and a faith-based organization. (I Because of their broad vision and future-looking leadership, AFC was recently awarded a substantial grant from a private foundation that will help them improve their client information systems, including enhancements to further leverage their implementation of ClientTrack.

Share Your Green Tech Story and Win a Laptop or Tablet!

Tech Soup Blog

Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within one month of the Sponsor's request may result in disqualification. (c) The first place winner will be awarded its choice of any one of three prizes, including: a refurbished Dell Core Windows 7 Laptop, a refurbished HP EliteBook 8440p Core i5 Windows 7 Laptop, or a refurbished iPad 2. Are you … A U.S.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Video

Tech Soup Blog

Music is great for enhancing the mood of a video and nonprofits and libraries interested in low-cost music licensing can check out Magnatune 's music library or Frog Music Licensing. DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. Week three of TechSoup's Social Media Mondays in May focused on use of video for nonprofits and libraries. A topic covered in its Nonprofit Social Media 101 wiki , video can be a powerful tool for. organizations.