Happy Birthday! The Charitable Deduction Turns 100

ASU Lodestar Center

On June 28, 1914, political assassins killed Austria’s archduke and his wife, leading to the Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia and the beginnings of war across Europe. I tell my students that the deduction is a “tool of government”: the federal government gives us financial incentives to spend our money in certain productive ways. posted by Mark Hager Associate Professor ASU School of Community Resources and Development.

Hackathons for Good: Techies, Thinkers, and Activists Unite

Tech Soup Blog

In actuality, hackathons are events where ideas are hatched and technology needs are met — making them excellent opportunities for nonprofits, charities, and libraries! meets LinkedIn for students. Serbia) in partnership with TechSoup Global and Zasto ne (Bosnia and Herzegovina). When you hear the term "hackathon," you might imagine a group of coders getting together to break into a protected website or engaging in some other shady activity.

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

Tech Soup Blog

It’s called the TechBridge Nonprofit Exchange and it is designed to address the problem of grantmakers’ reluctance to fund infrastructure improvements for charities. The Microsoft Imagine Cup is a student competition to create innovative IT projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market. Very sophisticated for a student team. It also allows individuals to log into the app and see which charities close by need either financial or volunteer help.

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