How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology

Cloud 4 Good

Data had become ununified and cluttered, thus limiting the organization’s ability to connect with its constituents and raise more funds. The post How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology appeared first on Cloud for Good.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues. If your nonprofit is seeking funding, it’s critical to identify the foundations whose interests and funding priorities align with your own. Funding Priority: Education. Daniels Fund.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Last year we shared how the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) used Teespring to exceed their fundraising goals with a few clicks of a button. We took childhood cancer statistics and had it spelled out in the shape of a gold ribbon. Control your funds: You set the price/donation – Teespring will send a check directly to your organization after the campaign.

COVID-19 contributed to major education funding gap, report finds

Candid

An additional $59 billion a year in funding is needed to meet the United Nations’ goal of quality education for every child by 2030, a report from Theirworld finds. Reprinted from PND.

Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Beth Kanter

This was the very beginning of what we’re calling crowd funding or social fundraising. Will a networked approach to making and funding documentaries , particularly those that are about social change issues become the norm in our connected world? Vince Stehle thinks so as he explained in this guest post about Gasland. I invited her to share her experience in crowd funding. Wisconsin Rising trailer and Kickstarter Campaign from samayfield on Vimeo.

Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

In order to make change that is sustainable and scalable, additional funding sources need to be considered to help nonprofits achieve their core missions. However, the traditional reliance of nonprofits on governmental and charitable funding is increasingly unsustainable. It may be time to rethink how these important social organizations are funded. However, the impact of the “Great Recession” in 2009 and 2010 left its founders with dwindling funds.

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Wild Apricot Blog : The Evolution of Fund-Raising – From Telethons to Online Giving

Wild Apricot

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Advice for a Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

Saleforce Nonprofit

Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 60 years ago. Childhood cancer is a global, multi-trillion dollar, multi-year problem. But childhood cancer does not stop and neither will St.

Daily DoGooder: Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything

See3

Change the world, one video at a time.Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything| 3:57 Ounce of Prevention Fund Through the voices and perspectives of children themselves, this moving video really shows why early childhood programs can make a lasting impact on a child’s life.

How Hospital Foundations are Building a New Case for Support

sgEngage

These tangible projects like facilities and equipment are easy for donors to conceive, fund, and experience. Our focus areas are: early childhood learning, behavioral health, obesity, and transportation. “Why is a hospital foundation getting involved in quality-of-life issues?”.

Creating Equity in Education With Teach For America + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Cloud 4 Good

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How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Bonus: Google will cover all of the processing fees so that registered nonprofits receive 100% of all funds raised! Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund: Meet Bobbie and Ia. Hear this inspiring story of Bobbie, a homeless woman who was helped by the Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund to become more empowered and more hopeful. Slaying Childhood Cancer: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Jude Children’s Research Hospital continue to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. 100% of profits help fund Surfrider’s mission to protect the world’s ocean, waves and beaches. 25) World Wildlife Fund Gifts :: gifts.worldwildlife.org. Each pair of socks is uniquely designed, ethically manufactured and partnered with a first-class nonprofit to fund impact for the world’s t o-do list: the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

To fund their innovative treatment programs, their website features several creative fundraising campaigns. The Village Network considers itself a not-for-profit with a for-profit mentality, in the sense that they use sound business principles such as research-based leadership to build a forward-thinking and constantly developing model for helping youth rise above adverse childhood experiences to lead healthy and positive lives.

We got patients $15 million for Christmas!!

Judi Sohn

In addition to colorectal cancer research, the funds will be used to conduct research in the following areas: melanoma and other skin cancers, pediatric brain tumors within the field of childhood cancer research, genetic cancer research and genomic medicine, kidney cancer, blood cancer, Listeria Vaccine for infectious disease and cancer, and radiation protection utilizing nanotechnology. C3 Helps Secure $15 Million for New Cancer Research Program.

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We got patients $15 million for Christmas!!

Judi Sohn

In addition to colorectal cancer research, the funds will be used to conduct research in the following areas: melanoma and other skin cancers, pediatric brain tumors within the field of childhood cancer research, genetic cancer research and genomic medicine, kidney cancer, blood cancer, Listeria Vaccine for infectious disease and cancer, and radiation protection utilizing nanotechnology. C3 Helps Secure $15 Million for New Cancer Research Program.

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What You Need to Know About the Largest Vaccine Operation in History

Saleforce Nonprofit

We support children and their families from pregnancy to early childhood through to adolescence, and many live in some of the world’s most rural, vulnerable, and remote communities. By: Yutong Ding, New Strategic Partnerships Lead, UNICEF Australia. Our work at UNICEF is wide-ranging.

Recapping the First Salesforce Nonprofit Summit Sessions

Cloud 4 Good

Fundraising at Scale: How Salesforce Helped the CDC Foundation Raise More Funds. Success Story: How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software Tips for Medical Nonprofits

Qgiv

We put together some peer-to-peer fundraising software tips that can make it easier for your supporters to raise funds on your behalf, host more profitable fundraising events, and other tips to boost your peer-to-peer efforts. It’s hard to raise substantial funds without community involvement.

Slacktivism: Can Cartoons Raise Awareness or Just Make Us Feel Good?

NetWits

In an effort to raise awareness for child abuse, thousands of Facebook users changed their profile photos to one of their favorite childhood cartoon characters (full disclosure: mine was Underdog.) The campaign spread and went viral via this copied status update, “Change your Facebook profile picture to a cartoon character from your childhood and invite your friends to do the same. Maybe we shouldn’t look at funds, but look at followers.

48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Jude Children’s Research Hospital continue to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. 100% of profits help fund Surfrider’s mission to protect the world’s ocean, waves and beaches. 25) World Wildlife Fund Gifts :: gifts.worldwildlife.org. Each pair of socks is uniquely designed, ethically manufactured and partnered with a first-class nonprofit to fund impact for the world’s t o-do list: the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

11 Holiday Gift Programs that Benefit Nonprofits and Make the World A Better Place

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Species Adoptions from the World Wildlife Fund: Give a gift that helps protect life on Earth. Jude’s Children’s Hospital: Get into the holiday spirit with ornaments, decorations and other gifts that inspire hope and help fight childhood cancer. Defenders Marketplace: Show your love of wildlife and help fund effective programs that save endangered wildlife and its habitats for future generations to enjoy. If you are reading this now, then of the world’s 6.8

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5 Hybrid Event Ideas for Youth Organizations

Qgiv

Youth organizations like yours don’t just help kids live happier, healthier childhoods—you prepare them for the future! Many kids love playing games, so an event like this is perfect for family-friendly fun that also raises funds for your youth development organization.

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5 Building Blocks of Strong Nonprofit Brands

NonProfit Hub

The V Foundation empowers cancer research by funding at prominent cancer centers across the nation, whereas Vs. Cancer helps athletes to fund local pediatric oncology programs and childhood cancer research.

Why You Should Run Your Nonprofit Like a Business

Get Fully Funded

Similarly, if you’re a nonprofit and you don’t have these business essentials in place, you can’t raise the money you need to fund your programs. Or are they the familiar donuts from childhood?

New Member: National Breakthrough Network

VisionLink

IDEAS is a collaborative funded by Sarasota and Manatee County Governments, and its primary sponsor is the Sarasota COAD, whose leadership is emphasizing data sharing and collaboration in "blue" skies, not just when disaster strikes. IDEAS is launching five partnership portals on their VisionLink CommunityOS system representing 2-1-1, Disaster Preparedness, Childhood Mental Health, Elder Care, and Social Services Case Management.

How St. Jude Connected with the Next Generation of Donors for a Record Fundraising Year

Saleforce Nonprofit

Jude’s status as the global leaders in understanding, treating, and defeating childhood cancer, and its commitment to ensuring no family ever receives a bill, it’s not hard to see why effective fundraising is critical to St. By Rob Acker, CEO of Salesforce.org and Rick Shadyac, CEO of ALSAC.

The Power of Focus: Using OKRs to Turbocharge Your Foundation’s Effectiveness

Connection Cafe

Consider the following OKR for a foundation that focuses on reducing childhood obesity nationwide: Objective: Eliminate childhood obesity in the Northeast. Key Results: Reduced grant funding time for approved organizations fighting childhood obesity by 25%.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

NTEN

Second Harvest Heartland Share Our Strength Shoes That Fit The ALS Association The Arc of Atlantic County The Arc of Delaware County The Arc of Frederick County The Arc of Monmouth The Children''s Room The Conservation Fund The Dalai Lama Foundation The Humane Society of the United States The Hunger Project The Nature Conservancy The Starfish Foundation, Inc.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Alicia Dicks, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Connection Cafe

Q: The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area led a joint Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund.

FoodCorps: Getting Kids Healthy

GroundWire

They will work in schools around the country to address childhood obesity and diet-related disease by building school gardens, educating children about healthy food options, and developing Farm to School programs. It has received early funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps), the W.K.

Going Virtual is Not Enough: Reimagining Traditional P2P Walks for Fall 2020 and Beyond

Connection Cafe

Participants not only raise funds for the causes they care about, but they are empowered to spread awareness, to honor a friend or family member, to honor a loved one lost, and to be recognized for their efforts and achievements.

Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best for Your Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

The Scoop: Perhaps one of the most buzzed about crowdfunding platforms, Kickstarter is a way to fund projects. Kickstarter makes it clear that it isn't for direct charity or cause funding, but about project creation. What's at Cost: This is an all-or-nothing platform , meaning that if you don't meet your set goal for funds, you don't get to keep any of the donations. If a project succeeds, Kickstarter will charge a 5% fee to the funds collected.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

Fund their work! Despite her family's affluence, Lorraine Hansberry's childhood in Chicago during the 1930s was not without hardship, discrimination, and segregation. Girls Who Code , TGI Justice Project , Global Fund for Women , and Malala Fund are committed to disrupting the status quo for women and girls worldwide. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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How can nonprofits leverage digital technology to increase giving?

ASU Lodestar Center

For example, a nonprofit raising funds for childhood cancer research may see that the majority of its donors are mothers under 40 years old. The Humane Society of the United States uses this method to raise funds during and after a major animal rescue operation.

Escaping the Stigma: What Nonprofits Need to Help Donors Understand

NonProfit Hub

We have to help donors understand that we can’t have the programs they want to fund without someone managing that program. ” I love when he rationalizes how we allow people to make millions off of selling violent video games to kids—but try to make a million curing childhood cancer and we’re parasites.

Jennifer Roller, The Raymond John Wean Foundation

Nonprofit Talent

In some instances, it’s “you do good work, we fund good work – have at it.” Not the grantees whose funding this work depends. Jennifer Roller President, The Raymond John Wean Foundation, Warren, OH.

Nonprofits: Have we had enough of "vote for me" fundraising yet?

Judi Sohn

How do you decide that an organization's mission to provide help for Jewish families dealing with Autism has more or less value than an organization that fights a rare childhood disease or takes care of animals? Yet ultimately the funding decision is by a team that will evaluate based solely on the viability of the project and what will have the most benefit for the population it will serve. This weekend, the winners were announced in the Chase Community Challenge.

10 Nonprofit Marketing Experts’ Best Fundraising Strategies

NonProfit Hub

I recently reached out to marketing experts at nonprofits and organizations who work closely with nonprofits to share their insights when it comes to engaging donors and raising funds in 2020. Organization: Kantor Early Childhood Education Center.

Minnesota Open Idea: Crowdsourcing Contest For Social Change Done Right

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, the community foundation finished its first Minnesota Open Idea contest to fund the best idea to address the childhood obesity issue. Why did you pick the childhood obesity issue for the challenge? The Minnesota Open Idea is an example of an online social good contest that works.

Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best for Your Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

The Scoop: Perhaps one of the most buzzed about crowdfunding platforms, Kickstarter is a way to fund projects. Kickstarter makes it clear that it isn't for direct charity or cause funding, but about project creation. What's at Cost: This is an all-or-nothing platform , meaning that if you don't meet your set goal for funds, you don't get to keep any of the donations. If a project succeeds, Kickstarter will charge a 5% fee to the funds collected.

Storing Up Support for Kids with Cancer: ACCO's Shopify Store Experience

Tech Soup Blog

We recently shared how the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) used Teespring to raise over $43,000 through Teespring campaigns. When asked about ACCO's Shopify experience, Liz Dicus, administrative coordinator at ACCO, said: "We produce our materials to give them away to families in need, so the store is less about revenue and more about giving people other than childhood cancer families a chance to get our materials if they would like.

Nonprofits: Have we had enough of "vote for me" fundraising yet?

Judi Sohn

How do you decide that an organization's mission to provide help for Jewish families dealing with Autism has more or less value than an organization that fights a rare childhood disease or takes care of animals? Yet ultimately the funding decision is by a team that will evaluate based solely on the viability of the project and what will have the most benefit for the population it will serve. This weekend, the winners were announced in the Chase Community Challenge.