Saving the California Condor: A Collective Impact Story

ASU Lodestar Center

Except one: The California Condor. The California Condor is the sole surviving member of the Gymnogyps genus, a castaway from the Pleistocene epoch. The California Condor Recovery Program continues today, over 25 years since its inception. posted by. Stephanie La Loggia, M.A.

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?

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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.

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.

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.

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California Dreaming

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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

AFP Blog

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.

[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

Announcing CHeQPoint: A Snapshot of HIE Activity in California

Influence

CheQPoint.org provide an overview of major Health Information Exchange efforts in California.

Beth's On The Move: Our Car Leaves for California

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The video above shows our car being loaded on the truck to go to California. Video is here. I know, I know, I said I wasn't going to be blogging very much, but realized that the move provided a good opportunity for me to play around with the FLIP camera I have on loan.

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

AFP Blog

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

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.

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?

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.

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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

AFP Blog

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."

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

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.

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Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Tech for Good Monthly Mixer. Los Angeles, California: Summer Social. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Tech for Good Monthly Mixer. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Web Accessibility: Designing Inclusive User Experiences.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Can We Measure Social Impact? San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California. San Francisco, California: Sustainability Unconference (All Day). San Francisco, California: Let's Learn About Airbnb's New Social Impact Experiences Program! Los Angeles, California: Data Visualization with Tableau Public and Power BI.

Volunteerism Keeps Proving Its Value (Especially When Skills Are Given)

Connection Cafe

The news is out, and it’s good! What news? Volunteerism news, of course. For those of you who know me, that’s not much of a surprise. My favorite news days of the year are all about giving back: June 14—Giving USA ( you can stay tuned here ).

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Two Ways To Use Crowdsourcing for Face-to-Face Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Next week on March 1-2, the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference will take place in Sacramento. And, of course, if you care about early childhood education in California, be sure to vote or add your questions. Flickr Photo by Pierre-Alain Dorange.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Muslims in Tech. San Francisco, California: Impact Investing 101: Panel Discussion.

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NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly). San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Creating Community with Digital Tech. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California. Los Angeles, California: Storymakers 2017 with TechSoup and Adobe Spark. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: To Be Determined.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Digital Activism: How Much Can You Really Accomplish? San Francisco, California: LGBT in Tech. San Francisco, California.

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.”.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Social Shenanigans. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

How to Double Online Giving in Six Months

Connection Cafe

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 causes ensure their online storefront is not only open for business, but optimized?

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

MiACLU.org is an online, Spanish-language platform created by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, an organization well-known for its spirited defense of civil liberties (advocating free speech, marriage equality and immigrants’ rights, among other issues).

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Let's Learn About Building a Stellar World! San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

What is Your Symbol of Hope?

Have Fun - Do Good

One of her symbols is a feather from a California condor, a species which was rescued from extinction. California Condor photo by Marlin Harms I'd say one of my symbols of hope is the hummingbird.