Engineers Without Borders Canada

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I greatly enjoy talking to students, and I am now in Ottawa, Canada, just having spoken to an incredible group of students, Engineers Without Borders Canada. Mainly engineering students, but as EWB Canada has grown and matured, they've increased the size of their umbrella and welcome non-engineering students. What was exciting was that EWB Canada had just put up their version of project development, which they call Intelligent Development.

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A Guide to Exploring the Untapped Potential of Canada’s Multicultural Donors

Connection Cafe

And our communities are becoming increasingly diverse; newcomers to Canada currently account for nearly 20% of the population, and by 2036, it is projected that as many as 1 in 3 citizens will be foreign-born. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Canada Imagine Canada multicultural donors

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Marketing and Partnerships Coordinator in the USA or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

Location : Virtual, Home-based office in the US or Canada (preferred to work Eastern Hours). Work Authorization : Citizens or Permanent Residents of USA or Canada. Cloud for Good complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates. The post Marketing and Partnerships Coordinator in the USA or Canada appeared first on Cloud for Good.

Multi Language & Localization to the Next Level

VisionLink

and Canada speak something other than English or French at home. So it is only right that we provide sophisticated language and localization tools to support all the people in a community. Approximately 14% to 15% of adults in the U.S.

Inside a Website Redesign: Plan Canada

NetWits

Plan Canada is a child-centered community development organization. They work with children, their families, communities, organizations and local governments to bring about positive change. Mark Banbury, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Plan Canada, shared with me some insights into the recent redesign of their website

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NetSquared Local Events: June 6–7, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared Local members meet monthly in 50 cities around the world with the goal of helping each other solve their tech challenges and finding a tribe of people who shares our passions. If you aren’t a hacker but still want an in-depth experience, join North Carolina’s Tech4Good group for their annual conference June 6–7 or visit lovely Vancouver, Canada for their NetSquared Camp unconference on June 1. What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently?

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 15, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. Toronto, Canada: Summer social. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? Being a nonprofit techie can be lonely work, since our role requires that we be change agents in our organizations as we help them discover the future! Change-agenting is exhausting (and rewarding!) work, but we can renew our energy to connecting with our peers.

NetSquared Local Events in the First Half of August

Tech Soup Blog

Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. Peterborough, Canada: Tech for Social Good. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently? NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings… but we all know that meetings are boring! Admit it, you sometimes dread going to those all-staff assemblies.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of June 17, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

We are deep into June already, but NetSquared Local isn’t taking a vacation! In fact, we’re excited to announce that our new chapter in the the popular holiday destination of Victoria, Canada is holding their first meetup this week ! NetSquared Local believes that the best way to build a strong, self sufficient community of #nptech practitioners is for us to go outside and get face-to-face. We challenge you to join a NetSquared Local group or start your own !

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada Gains Flexible Access, Consistent Communications with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Tech Soup Blog

Canada (BBBSC), a quickly expanding and diverse organization that spans more. the specific needs of local demographics. Many of the agencies turned to TechSoup Canada for help. TechSoup Canada. across Canada waiting for mentors," he says. "Thanks to Microsoft upgrades acquired through TechSoup Canada and Dynamics. and TechSoup Canada are committed to. Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada ). Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions. Childhood Cancer Support in Canada. Finally, I liked the story of Candlelighters' Childhood Cancer Support Program in Ottawa, Canada.

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Eat Local Thanksgiving Challenge

Have Fun - Do Good

Because they didn't have any sugar to make it with - it wasn't locally available to them." from "Keep it Local This Thanksgiving," by Holly Lahd, Minnesota Daily. You can find resources to plan your local Thanksgiving dinner on the 100-Mile Diet's Thanksgiving page where you can read other readers 100-mile Thanksgiving menus and stories , and check out their Getting Started Guide. local food Thanksgiving"I'm not one to rain on anyone's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Join Us for Local and Virtual Events This Week With Social Media September

Tech Soup Blog

Victoria, Canada: The Art of Digital Storytelling - A NetSquared Victoria Panel. Surrey, Canada: Fall Fundraising: Planning your Year-end Campaign. Vancouver, Canada: Tips for Community Managers. Peterborough, Canada: Social Media Surgery. Vancouver, Canada: Social Media Surgery: Hands on social media advice & help. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently?

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Corps Network National Conference is an annual gathering of national, state, and local leaders in the fields of workforce development, community service, and conservation. As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. State/Local / #DCNP2019 / @DMANF. State/Local. State/Local / #NPSummit19 / @TogetherSC. State/Local.

WorldChanging Launches Book & Local Blogs

Have Fun - Do Good

Shop Local is a trend picking up speed this holiday season. Will Blog Local be far behind? The fabulous social change blog, WorldChanging , is celebrating the publication of their 600-page book, WorldChanging: A User's Guide to the 21st Century , by launching a network of local WorldChanging blogs. They are still looking for bloggers in the cities I mentioned above, and for people who want to launch local WorldChanging blogs for new cities. worldchanging local blog

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

EveryAction

based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Many large U.S.

5 of the Biggest Major Gift Myths – Busted!

Connection Cafe

Learn more in Blackbaud Canada’s free on-demand webinar “Major Gifts Mythbusting” Myth #2: You should pause on major gifts and wait for things to get better . So , don’t hesitate to emphasize the fact that you are small, or hyper local, if that’s something you notice resonates with your donors. . Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Canada coronavirus COVID-19 major donors Major Gifts Fundraising

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Nonprofits find their way with social media - Shelby News: Local News

AFP Blog

Nonprofits find their way with social media - Shelby News: Local News : "Just how effectively are nonprofits using social media? and Canada earlier this year and found that the vast majority use Facebook as their primary focus." ''via Blog this Bloomerang, an Indianapolis company that works with nonprofits to help them improve donor retention, surveyed over 9,000 small to medium-sized nonprofits in the U.S.

10 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2021

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ideal for virtual parties, Gifted is an event invitation platform that allows party organizers to donate up to 100% of funds raised to select nonprofits in the United States and Canada. Best for local nonprofits, GroupRaise empowers nonprofits to partner with restaurants for fundraising.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.

EveryAction

With over 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada, the organization has grown tremendously since its founding in 1864. network spans across the United States and Canada. We have 83 affiliates across the country and in Canada, and the mentoring relationships our staff and volunteers provide for each of our girls at our affiliates is instrumental to our mission. A number of our affiliates also have their own youth-led advocacy programs at the local level.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

State/Local / #MCNAC16 / @SmartNonprofits. State/Local. It’ll open with candid stories about the ups and downs of working in social good and close with an afternoon of action and volunteering with local nonprofits. State/Local / #MadisonNonprofitDay / @nonprofitday. State/Local. State/Local / #2016PSWAC / @southwestfdns. State/Local. State/Local / #MovingForward / @MA_NonprofitNet. State/Local. State/Local / #DCNP2017 / @DMANF.

Be Part of the NTEN Community Year-round

NTEN

Local Tech Clubs. NTEN’s Tech Clubs connect community members in local areas across the U.S., Canada, and beyond. Support the network of local organizers by serving as a Lead Tech Club Organizer for a year.

22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Canada and the United States – 26%. 14) 96% regularly vote in local and national elections and 37% donate to political campaigns. #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign.

5 Ways to Use Your Smartphone for Social Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

However, our mobile devices can also be used to plan in advance and block off time to volunteer in the local community. 5) Register to vote or call your local representative. By Kaley Aposporos , Content Writer at GoFundMe Charity.

Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Canada and the United States. 94% vote regularly in local and national elections. Now in its third edition, the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report provides 100+ donor benchmarks for NPOs, NGOs, and charities worldwide.

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Keeping Your Data Safe: Protecting HIPAA with Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Similar to HIPAA, PIPEDA is Canada’s federal law protecting patient privacy. Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) Protected health information is also uniquely protected in Canada through PHIPA.

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Nonprofit Technology Meetings In Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Victoria, Canada: The Art of Transmedia Storytelling: Creating Story Worlds Across Platforms. Toronto, Canada: Office 365 Lunch and Learn. Vancouver, Canada: Let’s Party! Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Second Meeting of local members. Vancouver, Canada: Lean Startup Principles for Nonprofits. Victoria, Canada: Online Advertising and Web Analytics. Saskatoon, Canada: Social Innovation YXE.

NetSquared October Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

Vancouver, Canada: Enhancing your Story with Digital Tools. Abbotsford, Canada: Network, Connect and Talk Charity. Toronto, Canada: Intro to Crowdfunding for Nonprofits. Vancouver, Canada: How to Create Great Campaign Films For Your Nonprofit. Surrey, Canada: LinkedIn for Nonprofits. Toronto, Canada: Office 365 for Nonprofits Lunch & Learn. Vancouver, Canada: NetVideo² -A casual get together that will make you more awesome!

NetSquared Mid-October Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

Vancouver, Canada: Community Management: PR Tips & Tricks. Victoria, Canada: How Non-Profits can Assess and Evaluate Privacy Risks. Vancouver, Canada: CM Salon: Building Your Network - How to Build and Manage Relationships. Peterborough, Canada: Analyze This- Making sense of Google Analytics. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? Robert Kibaya introduced 30 local nonprofits to the tools of the social web.

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, Greenpeace Canada and No Kid Hungry : Story Highlight Covers. Geotagging on Instagram is especially beneficial to localized nonprofits.

A Call for Millions: Ending the Global Book Famine for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We’re already delivering services at scale in three other countries—Canada, the UK, and India. The majority of donations stay local, sourcing content in local languages and creating jobs. There’s a global book famine afflicting people with disabilities. They lack the books they need for education, employment, and social inclusion. Billions have been spent addressing the problem over the past decade.

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NetSquared Goes to 14NTC. And to Your Hometown too

Tech Soup Blog

Don’t worry, there are NetSquared groups in 50 cities who are dedicated to holding events for their local nonprofit technology communities. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Second Meeting of local members. Toronto, Canada: Social Media Surgery: Hands on social media advice & help. Vancouver, Canada: Community Manager Forum. Peterborough, Canada: Social Media Strategy Session. Vancouver, Canada: 5 Lessons From the BC NDP Campaign.

Bookshare without Borders: #1/3

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The first is developing strong local partners , such as disability NGOs, libraries or educational institutions that help us customize our services to the specific needs of their communities. Our partners are responsible for verifying and maintaining records of each member’s proof of disability – a process that is best done with local knowledge. They also provide outreach and user support, which helps us keep our costs low as well as build local capacity to meet accessibility needs.

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NetSquared's April Nonprofit Technology Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Recent topics include crowdfunding in Victoria Canada, writing for the web in Mukono Uganda, and CRM implementation tips in Philadelphia USA. So join your local NetSquared group and start participating in the conversation. And if you don’t have a local group we’ll help you start your own. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: April Meeting of local members. Vancouver, Canada: The Canadian Anti-Spam Act: What you need to know before July 1.

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!

VisionLink

The success 2-1-1 garnered in the United States opened services in Toronto, Canada in 2002. 2-1-1 is confidential and helps people across North America find the local resources they need. VisionLink Is Proud To Support 2-1-1s Do you know 2-1-1? Did you know that in 1997 the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta was the first to introduce a 2-1-1 service? 1 Later, in 2000, the Federal Communications Commission approved 2-1-1 nationwide as a short number in the United States.

2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations

Kindful

Areas served: US & Canada. Activities can be local, regional, or, in some instances, statewide. By funding these nonprofits in their nascent stages, they help them to test their programs and initiatives, and scale them for maximum impact in their local communities.

Events Roundup: NetSquared Loves You this February

Tech Soup Blog

Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. Vancouver, Canada: Community Management Inside Out: Why culture matters. Vancouver, Canada: Social Media Success with HootSuite. Vancouver, Canada: Video for Nonprofits Workshop: The Essential Elements of Storytelling. Toronto, Canada: How a Good CRM Implementation Can Propel Your Nonprofit.

April NetSquared Events in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

So join your local NetSquared group and start participating in the fun. And if you don’t have a local group we’ll help you start your own. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Meeting of local members. Toronto, Canada: IT Security and Privacy Online: It’s Not Paranoia If They’re Out to Get You! Montreal, Canada: Soirée NetSquared sur la promotion d’événements. Victoria, Canada: What makes crowdfunding work (for causes).

Join a Nonprofit Tech User Group This August

Tech Soup Blog

We’ll be hosting social media surgeries for local nonprofits and community activists. Find your local #nptech tribe and consider sharing your skills as a volunteer surgeon by joining a NetSquared Local group. Victoria, Canada: Growing Your Digital Fundraising — E-Blasting 101. Vancouver, Canada: Video for Nonprofits: Finding your Story. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group?

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Keep your New Year's Resolution with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. Vancouver, Canada: Mo Money Mo Problems | What you need to know about online donations. Toronto, Canada: Tech Planning for 2014: Trends and Best Practices. Victoria, Canada: Where do all the People Live: Choosing the Right Tools to Track Your Data.

Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

We've compiled some of the best articles, blogs, and webinars from our partners in Canada, Australia, and the global NetSquared Local groups. TechSoup Canada. If you haven't already, be sure to bookmark TechSoup Canada's excellent blog on nonprofit technology. NetSquared Local groups from all over the world meet up to tackle fundraising strategies and tools for nonprofits.

Social Media for Social Good Events Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Join a Social Media Surgery in Vancouver and Peterborough, Canada; Guatemala City; or Cambridge and Manchester, United Kingdom. Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. Philadelphia, PA: Using Social Media to Connect and Strengthen Local Communities. Toronto, Canada: Take the next step with data sharing. Surrey, Canada: Fall Fundraising: Planning your Year-end Campaign. Vancouver, Canada: Tips for Community Managers.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest Is Still Relevant for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their Pinterest boards provide ideas of fun activities that families can do together in local forests and other natural places. For example, the “No Child Too Far” board by UNICEF Canada pins graphics that showcase their mission and their impact. By Julia Campbell . Julia Campbell is social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits.