Sam Chenkin On Upcoming California Office 365 Conferences

TechImpact

Tech Impact has teamed up with Tech Soup to put on a series of conferences for nonprofits in the California area about Office 365, its benefits to organizations of all sizes, and dispelling fears many nonprofits might have regarding cloud technology.

An Open (Online) Book: What SB 272 Means for California Public Records

Byte Technology

That has recently changed with the introduction of SB 272: The California Public Records Act, which for the first time establishes a statewide standard that agencies must follow in adopting open data policies. It may seem hard to imagine but it’s been 50 years since President Lyndon B.

California Dreaming

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Do Small Nonprofits in California Use Technology Successfully? :: PNNOnline ::

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Do Small Nonprofits in California Use Technology Successfully? :: PNNOnline ::: "Do Small Nonprofits in California Use Technology Successfully? Posted by: USF on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Topic Special Features A new study from the University of San Francisco’s Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management (INOM) shows that small grassroots nonprofits across California understand the.

California Poison Control Goes Mobile

Mobile Commons

Last week, California Poison Control launched a new iPhone app called “Choose Your Poison.” The app lets kids play an informative game that suggests how similar candy can look to medication – and then lets them automatically connect with a poison control hotline. The iPhone app marks an extension of our own long-standing mobile campaign with the CPCS. Last year, we launched a campaign of weekly poison tips to help families keep their children safe.

Nonprofits, Libraries, and the California Teleconnect Fund

Tech Soup Blog

If you work for a nonprofit or library in California, your organization might be eligible to reduce your. California are not aware of the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) and. When combined with the California Teleconnect Fund discount, this offering.

Jgooders Web site lets philanthropy start at just $5 | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

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the Jewish news weekly of Northern California: "However, Jgooders runs no projects of its own and fundraises nothing for itself. Jgooders Web site lets philanthropy start at just $5 | j. Rather, it is a Jewish philanthropic startup offering individual donors and Jewish or Israeli charities the chance to raise money with ease via new technology and social media promotion.CGgooders Judith Stern

Crucial Policy Issues for Nonprofits: Attend California Nonprofit Convention Sept. 13

Tech Soup Blog

Jan Masaoka's California Nonprofit Policy Convention is far from conventional. "This is a different kind of conference," says Masaoka, California Association of Nonprofits CEO. Benefit corporations : A forum hosted by Todd Johnson, a lawyer who helped craft California's B corporation legislation, which addresses when it's the right time to form one or create a subsidiary corporation. State budget : What does the California budget mean for nonprofits?

California Poison Control System Sends Health Tips Over Text

Mobile Commons

The California Poison Control System runs an innovative campaign, in English and Spanish, to keep families informed about poison threats to their homes and lives. California Poison Control System also uses the text hotline to remind people about their emergency phone line. Get timely tips about preventing poison sent straight to your phone.

California Poison Control System Sends Daily Tips Over Text

Mobile Commons

The California Poison Control System runs an innovative campaign, in English and Spanish, to keep families informed about poison threats to their homes and lives. California Poison Control System also uses the text hotline to remind people about their emergency phone line. Get timely tips about preventing poison sent straight to your phone.

TechSoup Wins 2009 California Digital Inclusion Award

Tech Soup Blog

The Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT) and California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) today named TechSoup Global one of three winners of the 2009 California Digital Inclusion Program Award. The award recognizes nonprofits, government agencies, and corporations responsible for raising awareness of and improving web accessibility for Californians with disabilities. read more. Tools Web Building

Victory for Bloggers in California Court

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

It's good news for bloggers: On Friday a California Court of Appeals ruled the bloggers are entitled to the same protections as journalists in traditional media when it comes to being required to reveal confidential sources.

California Department of Public Health Lets People Text to Find the Closest Vaccination

Mobile Commons

During the H1N1 scare in 2009, the California Department of Public Health wanted to help citizens get vaccinated against the virus. The California Department of Public Health transformed the somewhat abstract “get a flu shot” to “get a flu shot in your neighborhood, right now.”

Video Games, Virtual Worlds Workshop: Northern California Grantmakers Briefing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

from my flickr photo stream Susan Tenby from TechSoup gave a presentation for a workshop called Virtual Games/Virtual Worlds during the Northern California Grantmakers Briefing called From YouTube to Podcast: Digital Media, Philthanthropy, and Social Justice.

Goodbye, galas: Jewish nonprofits turn to social media for new types of fundraising | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

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the Jewish news weekly of Northern California: "Whoever thought you’d see a former U.S. Goodbye, galas: Jewish nonprofits turn to social media for new types of fundraising | j. poet laureate singing a kitschy jingle on YouTube, asking for funds for a small nonprofit that most of his readers have never heard of?In In today’s great economic meltdown, nonprofits are searching for alternative ways to

Taking First Steps With Social Media: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today, I had the pleasure of doing a mini-workshop at the Director's Institute for the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network in Sacramento. One of their policy initiatives is called " think families, think a brighter future for California."

Health & Data: Working with the California Department of Health Care Services

Influence

Through our work with the California Department of Health Care Services, our aims have been to achieve this while improving their web presence overall – including a new web governance plan, new site-wide style guidelines, and an improved analytics infrastructure.

Why the California Teleconnect Fund Is Great for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

If your nonprofit organization or library is in or has offices in California, you may be eligible for up to 50% off your advanced communications expenses through the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF). The program is administered by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and provides a 50%. the 110,000 registered nonprofits in California, only around 3,500 have applied.

Online Community Unconference June 10 in Mountain View, California

Tech Soup Blog

Next week, I'll be attending The Online Community Unconference (OCU) , along with my TechSoup community colleague, Susan Tenby.

Advocates for disabled urge feds to reject cuts to California Medicaid

Vertex Systems

Here’s an interesting story affecting our customers and the people they serve: A consortium of 33 advocacy groups for people with disabilities on Thursday urged federal regulators to reject California’s request to cut the state’s Medicaid program.

Research Friday: Battling Domestic Violence with Data

ASU Lodestar Center

This week, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month , I’ll examine the impact of these issues on a specific subsector: Domestic violence service providers in California. As a result of the California budget crisis in 2010, many DV organizations laid off staff or closed temporarily.

Californians Txt 4 Flu Info

Mobile Commons

Text FLU and your address to 30644 to find the closest H1N1 vaccine in California. California is truly on the cutting edge of integrating communication technologies to make sure people receive the information they need in a way that is most useful to them.”.

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Forget That Amazon Package: This Funder Wants Drones to Deliver Humanitarian Aid  - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

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Forget That Amazon Package: This Funder Wants Drones to Deliver Humanitarian Aid - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy : "The UPS Foundation has partnered with, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the California-based robotics company Zipline to examine the use of drones as a viable manner in which to deliver lifesaving supplies and medicines to remote regions around the world.

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RuffaloCODY buys crowdfunding business for nonprofits | TheGazette

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Duane Jasper, president and CEO of RuffaloCODY, said ScaleFunder’s emerging crowdfunding technology, developed at the University of California, Los Angeles, will complement his company’s fundraising tools for colleges and universities RuffaloCODY buys crowdfunding business for nonprofits | TheGazette : ScaleFunder, an online engagement and fundraising business that provides integrated crowdfunding solutions to nonprofit organizations, has been acquired by RuffaloCODY of Cedar Rapids.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Public Figures on Social Media

SocialFish

Public Admin | University of Southern California. Every once in a while I like to post a reminder of the big picture, like this one. Thanks to the USC MPA for sending it over. ———-. photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Useful Data

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AFP Blog

According to MobileCause, a California-based provider of online fundraising and communications platforms, mobile numbers have become “the most important record in your database.and mobile search is the most common way supporters learn more about your nonprofit.” " 'via Blog this

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Tech Impact Helps Path Point Stay Out in Front With Office 365

TechImpact

Like many nonprofits, the employees of California’s Path Point find themselves working across a wide area, often far away from one of the organization’s 23 offices. Path Point helps people with disabilities or other disadvantages lead fulfilling lives by providing work training programs and other resources that allow them to become valuable resources in their … Continued The post Tech Impact Helps Path Point Stay Out in Front With Office 365 appeared first on Tech Impact. Our Impac

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Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company

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hit Japan today, resulting in tsunami warnings for 20 countries, as well as California and Hawaii. Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company: "An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 Crisis mappers wasted no time responding: In under 2.5 hours Google launched its person finder application, which was also used when New Zealand's 6.3 quake struck last month, and

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3 Nonprofits Doing Cool Things With Tech

TechImpact

California Teacher’s Association is connected supporters to the state legislator. According to Mashable , the California Teacher’s Association sent text messages to their following after the state laid off over 40,000 teachers. Image courtesy of SustaiNet Software.

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Participant Index Seeks to Determine Why One Film Spurs Activism, While Others Falter - NYTimes.com

AFP Blog

For the last year Participant, an activist entertainment company that delivers movies with a message, has been quietly working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Knight Foundation and the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism to answer a question vexing those who would use media to change the world

Crowdsourcing As Planning Tool

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

View California Coast Trip in a larger map This holiday rather than working, we decided to take a brief vacation and travel down the beautiful California coast. Only problem was by Christmas night we realized that we hadn't even opened.

HaveeruOnline - Technology and creativity go "full spectrum" at TED

AFP Blog

HaveeruOnline - Technology and creativity go "full spectrum" at TED : The gathering kicks off Monday in the Southern California city of Long Beach with a roster of 1,350 attendees including Internet heavyweights, Hollywood celebrities, scientists, and other notables.

How to Double Online Giving in Six Months

Frogloop

nonprofit that has provided housing and support to California’s homeless since 1989. More and more nonprofit donations take place in today’s digital landscape, but how can nonprofits ensure their online storefront is not only open for business, but optimized for donations?

BBC News - TEDGlobal: Worshipping at the church of TED

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The first is held in the glamorous location of Long Beach, California. BBC News - TEDGlobal: Worshipping at the church of TED : "Beyond the eclectic nature of its speakers, the conference is unusual in many ways and has become something of a cult for its followers - appropriately known as TEDsters. There is both a big and little TED. The second has been taking place in Edinburgh this week, after several years in Oxford

Online charity Give Locally uses mobile gaming, social media website to meet growing demands - The Washington Post

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Young and California lawyer Brad Newman have launched “Giv Galaxy,” an iPhone game in which players buy virtual products to help feed villagers and provide them with medicine. Online charity Give Locally uses mobile gaming, social media website to meet growing demands - The Washington Post : WASHINGTON — Andrew “Bo” Young III, son of former U.N.

Wired Campus: Gift Will Help Put Holocaust Video Testimonies on the Internet - Chronicle.com

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Wired Campus: Gift Will Help Put Holocaust Video Testimonies on the Internet - Chronicle.com: "Gift Will Help Put Holocaust Video Testimonies on the InternetA $2-million donation to the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education will assist the organization in beginning work to store video testimonies of Holocaust survivors in a searchable

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy

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States participating in the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy are: California Hawaii Illinois New Mexico Ohio Oklahoma West Virginia VisionLink is proud to partner with the Complete College America and believe that “We all work better by working together”.

VisionLink Helps NAF Students “Be Future Ready”

VisionLink

NAF unveiled their MyNAFTrack program to great applaud in front of 1,500 people during their annual #NAFNext 2015 conference in Anaheim, California yesterday.

Wired Campus: Co-Founder of Second Life Says Academics Are Biggest Trailblazers in Virtual Worlds - Chronicle.com

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Wired Campus: Co-Founder of Second Life Says Academics Are Biggest Trailblazers in Virtual Worlds - Chronicle.com: "Co-Founder of Second Life Says Academics Are Biggest Trailblazers in Virtual WorldsCory Ondrejka, the co-founder of the virtual world Second Life who is now a visiting professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California, said in a speech

Happy Holidays!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm off to explore the California Coast and stare at the ocean for a few days. I'd to wish everyone a happy holiday! Taking a break from the blog, Twitter, and Facebook