Vodafone Foundation launches 2013 charity hackathon - mobility, smartphones, Vodafone, Hackathons, mobile apps - Development - Techworld

AFP Blog

Vodafone Foundation launches 2013 charity hackathon - mobility, smartphones, Vodafone, Hackathons, mobile apps - Development - Techworld : The Vodafone Foundation has launched the 2013 edition of its charity hackathon, App Aid. As with App Aid 2012, teams of developers will partner with charities for the event. The goal is to build prototype mobile apps to help the charities'' work. The foundation will match up to $10,000 teams raise through Pozible

Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration

SocialFish

So, it is no small wonder that social media has also become an invaluable tool for charity. YouTube is actually one of the most powerful and often overlooked of these, which can be leveraged to help marketers, fundraisers and charity organisations achieve stunning success and here is how.

5 Ways to Give Your Charity Auction a Social Twist

SocialFish

Charity auctions have been a popular staple of event fundraising for decades, and for good reason—they work! One of the most crucial steps of the charity auction planning process is procuring auction items. For more charity auction tips, check out BidPal’s comprehensive guide !

Nine Digital Marketing Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn from charity: water

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

charity: water , a nonprofit that brings clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations, is leading the way when it comes to redefining nonprofit marketing; they are exceptional at inbound marketing, focusing on creating powerful content to inspire people to join their cause.

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13 Twitter Hashtags to Follow for Nonprofit and Charity Updates, Events and Inspiration

SocialFish

You can use hashtags to monitor charity and non-profit news, find new people to connect to and participate in related events without ever leaving your office. Major Nonprofit and Charity Hashtags to Follow. Charity Events and Chats on Twitter: 8.

9 Tips to Raise Cash Online: Lessons from research into the sustainability of internet-based resource development

ASU Lodestar Center

Fundraising is an undeniable part of the nonprofit sector, particularly for 501(c)(3) public charities. Younger generations have been raised with it and on it. Develop a large, diverse network on social media. If they follow these suggestions and give it the proper attention it deserves, most, if not all, organizations should be able to reliably utilize internet-based fundraising for sustainable resource development.

Tech fans asked to give up gadgets for charity

AFP Blog

Tech fans asked to give up gadgets for charity: "Tech addicts are being asked to give up their gadgets on Saturday March 27 in a bid to raise awareness about the lack of technology available in developing nations

An Interview With Paull Young from Charity:Water

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I first came across @paullyoung in September, 2008 when he implemented a birthday campaign as part of charity:water’s September campaign. Fast forward a couple of years, and Paull is following his passion for clean water around the world and is the director of digital for charity:water.

Twestival: To Meet, Tweet And Raise $500K For Charity

Frogloop

Because 175+ cities around the world will be hosting Twestivals on February 12th, which bring together Twitter communities for an evening of fun and to raise $500K for charity: water , a nonprofit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations. While Ben Matthews and PR guru Amanda Rose developed the concept behind Twestival, it’s actually being organized 100% by volunteers.

The Easy Guide to Understanding Charity Auction Software

NonProfit Hub

Charity auctions are classic, incentive-driven fundraisers that can be highly profitable when hosted by the right organizations. Charity auction software. One of the biggest advantages of auction software is that it introduces an online element into traditional charity auctions.

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Thank You To the Max: Minnesota Give to Max Day Raised $13.4 Million in 24 Hours

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ raised $13.4M million was raised to benefit Minnesota nonprofit organizations. And, a record 47,534 donors logged on to GiveMN.org to donate to their favorite Minnesota charity. Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ raised $13.4M

Twestival: To Meet, Tweet And Raise $500K For Charity - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

World » Sunday Feb 08 2009 Twestival: To Meet, Tweet And Raise $500K For Charity Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:08AM | by Allyson Kapin I will be watching Twitter like a hawk later this this week.

Charity Donations: Is there an App for that?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Charity Donations: Is there an App for that? A built-in payment mech­anism, beau­ti­fully simple UI, count­less ways to cre­at­ively employ things like loc­a­tion… it should add up to a huge leap forward for non-profits hoping to raise funds. Cartoon by Rob Cottingham.

Hey man, I'm fundraising for this awesome charity

Connection Cafe

How many times have you gotten the phone call or email that says "Hey man, I'm raising money for XXX and I want you to give!" Develop a few personas to help you understand your supporters. Use that information to develop a peer-to-peer initiative that will appeal to them and get them excited to raise funds for you. Author: Cheryl Black. If you are like me, super often and you probably give to more of those appeals than not.

Slam Dunk or Snake Oil? Everyone wants to Raise Money with Social Media. But is it Possible?

Frogloop

To answer this question, get a sense of how much money nonprofits are actually raising via social media and garner some advice on best practices in using these tools, I went straight to the expert. Are nonprofits raising money via social media?

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How can leadership development strategies improve retention in nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

Director of Development, ASU Health Initiatives. According to a survey by Landles-Cobb, Kramer, and Smith Milway (2015), the second most cited reason for staff turnover, behind low compensation, was lack of leadership development and growth opportunity. posted by Eric Spicer Sr.

How the American Childhood Cancer Organization Used Crowdfunding to Raise Over $43,000!

Tech Soup Blog

Since then ACCO has continued to be wildly successful through a total of 7 Teespring campaigns, raising over $27,000! Their current September campaign has been the most successful ever, having raised over $15,600 with still a week left in the campaign.

Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Next week Nonprofit Tech for Good will feature five social media best practices specifically tailored for NGOs in developing countries (subscribe to the e-newsletter in the upper right to receive a copy via email).

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Project Agape raised $2.5 million in first year of operation | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Online Fundraising , Project Agape Causes raised $2.5 million in first year of operation 05.30.08 | 3436 8 Comments [link] Causes+raised+%242.5+million+in+first+year+of+operation The Causes audience, to date, has raised $2.5 Causes on Facebook, and subsequently MySpace, debuted 12 months ago with the opening of the Facebook development platform. 3436 8 Comments [link] Causes+raised+%242.5+million+in+first+year+of+operation Causes raised $2.5

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Paying for pixels: Startup's 'mosaic' profits charities - Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology:

AFP Blog

Paying for pixels: Startup's 'mosaic' profits charities - Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology:: "Paying for pixels: Startup's 'mosaic' profits charitiesMass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology - March 23, 2007by Christopher CalnanMass High TechIf technology developed by a new Boston company catches on, charitable organizations will be raising money by selling pixels

Top 3 Board Member Excuses Not to Give

BoardAssist

Whether I am working with a client or speaking at a conference, the most common complaint I hear every day from nonprofit executive directors and development professionals is that their board members are not helping with fundraising. charity fundraising nonprofits

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

Tech Soup Blog

As summer starts, we’ll report on what happened to Facebook Causes, some big developments in cloud computing including the launch of Salesforce1, a big partnership between Salesforce and Microsoft that bodes well for charities, and the launch of Box.org, free cloud storage for nonprofits.

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Guest post by Brian Reich: GamesThatGive - You Play. We Donate. Charities Win.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

where you earn donations for your favorite charity, for free, just by playing. I joined the team a year ago as an adviser, charged with recruiting charities to be a part of the site. My goal with this post is pretty simple: I want to convince you that GamesThatGive has the potential to change the way charities use the internet to engage audiences and raise money. GamesThatGive is simply seeking to tap into that existing behavior to help raise money for charity. -

Acquiring Patients and Donors: Trust is the Foundation

Connection Cafe

In fact, consumers can review the trustworthiness of charities online to identify which organizations meet the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. It behooves healthcare foundations to see the ‘friend-raising’ opportunities in collaborating on community events.

Research Friday: The gift

ASU Lodestar Center

Note: This article will focus on international development from my perspective working in an African country, although the questions raised are pertinent to any “developed” country or continent’s relationship to a “developing” region. posted by.

Seeds for a Future Part 3: Creating a sustainable future

ASU Lodestar Center

Before raising the hopes of any community, one of the first things an NGO should ask itself is: After we leave, what will remain in the community, and is it something they want and can sustain? international charities Earl de Berge

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Prospect Research 101: How to Search Philanthropy Data to Raise More Money

Tech Soup Blog

If you are like many nonprofit fundraisers I have had the privilege of working with, you need to raise money so your organization can provide critical programs and services. How NOZAsearch.com Can Help Raise Money. Alice, a development director at a local, mid-sized arts nonprofit, had paid access to NOZA, but she "didn’t have the time" to do any prospect research. Kathleen Rogers has been the NOZAsearch managing director and product manager since 2007.

A Round Up of Food Charities and Causes to Fight Hunger

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In developing countries, nearly 11 million children die every year from preventable and treatable, with 60% of these deaths from hunger and malnutrition. Network For Good has a round up charities you can donate to that are providing assistance.

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! Note: most charities will be dragged kicking and screaming down this road.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Fear not, nonprofit professionals!

ASU Lodestar Center

ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us! posted by Aaron Stiner , Senior Program Manager, Paths of HOPE, Catholic Charities I am at one of the most intense, rewarding, and sometimes frightening times in my nonprofit career.

Seeds for a Future

ASU Lodestar Center

Many communities came to look to the government and NGOs for charity rather than for the human resource development that they need in order to gain control of their futures. The observations presented in this blog post deal with some of the things we have learned while founding and then running a small community development NGO in an indigenous Guatemala village of about 1,500 families, called Chocolá. international charities Earl de Berge

#1MillionShirts and the Power of the Network

Amy Sample Ward

Development professionals, charity-minded folks, those interested in social media all responded. There’s no need to think your initial R&D phase would take a year – not when you have 48 hours of tweets, blog posts, and comments from people working in the development field from around the world weighing in on your idea, in real time and for free. Tags: case studies events 1millionshirts development international mobileactive twitter

The Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue: Data

3rd Sector Labs

Recently, the Chronicle of Philanthropy asked on its front page “ Is Raising Visibility a Waste of Time? Do they distract donors from developing longer term relationships with the sponsoring charity? The data is the key to developing new donor relationships.

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Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough

NTEN

They support and extend the larger trends that are shaping both charity and business operations -- whether those trends are flex time, impact measurement, real time data, or open APIs -- and allow you to gain the benefits of those larger trends without really having to think about it much. A board member can log in and see, in real time and read only, exactly how much money was raised this month, without messing anything up. The Next Generation of Charity Apps are in the Cloud.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Why do people give charity?

See What's Out There

It’s not an especially large part of the economy, and most charities operate on a shoestring, without the resources to finance research projects. Americans gave $295 billion to charity in 2006, equal to 2.2 which often works with charities.

Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough

NTEN

They support and extend the larger trends that are shaping both charity and business operations -- whether those trends are flex time, impact measurement, real time data, or open APIs -- and allow you to gain the benefits of those larger trends without really having to think about it much. A board member can log in and see, in real time and read only, exactly how much money was raised this month, without messing anything up. The Next Generation of Charity Apps are in the Cloud.

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82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of new donors giving to charity declined by 7.3% billion USD to charity. 92% of donors say it is important that NGOs, nonprofits, and charities make a concerted effort to protect their contact and financial information from data breaches ( Global Trends in Giving Report ).

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Campaign seeks to boost charitable giving through surveys | News | Research

AFP Blog

Campaign seeks to boost charitable giving through surveys | News | Research: "Hershey’s global head of insight Ed Martin is credited with developing the campaign which invites people to help raise funds for their preferred charities by taking part in online surveys.The recruitment process will be aided by charities who are being urged to encourage their supporters to participate.

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Are Employee Matching Gift Programs Really Engaging Your Staff?

Givinga

Organizations match their employees’ donations to charity to increase employee engagement, creating higher productivity and retention, and promoting their status as a socially responsible companies. Employees Don’t Identify with the Chosen Charity.

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Fundraising without donor data: What’s that proverb about giving a man a fish?

3rd Sector Labs

Most charities raise money from many different sources – direct mail appeals, online donations, events, United Way campaigns to name a few. But from the perspective of the charity, we need to recognize the problem and associated risks. All businesses and organizations need to develop predictable revenue streams. United Way and Combined Federal Campaigns are a source of needed unencumbered funds to many charities.

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nfp 2.0 » A billboard of protest

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. Beth quotes Rik Riel and his criticism of the ‘billboard’ put up by the World Development Movement (WDM) in Second Life.

The Top Nonprofit Social CEO Awards

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With declines in public trust and the continuing need to raise more money, nonprofit leaders will need to strategically leverage organizational and professional networks. Social CEOs has also published a briefing to help charity leaders develop their social media skills.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » America’s Giving Challenge

See What's Out There

Beth Kanter , friend and blogger, is raising money for the Sharing Foundation, which supports kids in Cambodia. Watch the video Beth did with her son: Now, if you give $10 you can help Beth raise $50,000 through a competition called America’s Giving Challenge.