How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology

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Zero to Three engaged with Cloud for Good to build a custom platform that could host the organization’s many different programs, create a single source of truth, track performance across programs, and track key fidelity metrics all the while. “Our

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

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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. Teespring will send you the profit, and let you track the results. Shipping made easy – Easily integrate shipping with every major carrier and provide tracking info to customers. Track sales and growth trends.


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64 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

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Jude Children’s Research Hospital continue to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. By combining a tangible bracelet and interactive tracking experience, Fahlo works educate customers about wildlife and excite them about conservation.

Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.


Another huge issue is the uncertain fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We just didn't have the technology before to track who was new to our list and who was signing up. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With over 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada, the organization has grown tremendously since its founding in 1864. Through educational programming, mentorships, and advocacy, Girls Inc.

What to Expect from the Summer ’21 Release

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Easily Track Active Licenses. Auditing your Salesforce License usage has never been easier, as System Administrators can now track active licenses with the new Active Licenses tab. Success Story: How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology.

Helping Children Heal With Salesforce

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With a team of 70+ fundraising and communication professionals, the Foundation needed a system that could track every engagement the organization was having with their constituents in one single source of truth.

Michelle’s RiseUP Fellowship Experience: RiseUP Fellow to Full Time Employee

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I’ll stop hiding the recipe in the middle of my childhood stories and get to the meat that you’re scanning this blog for—at the beginning of 2021, I applied and was chosen alongside two others for the RiseUP Fellowship Program.

Inferring Gender for Personalized Ads on Social Media

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These demographics are based on the websites that users have visited – every time a user visits a new site, Google drops a little cookie, allowing the search engine to track where you have been across the internet.

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


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. Did you notice something toony about Facebook last weekend?

3 Tech Hints for Stronger Peer-to-Peer Campaigns


Investing in powerful peer-to-peer software can help your nonprofit keep track of each campaign’s moving parts, and knowing how to leverage that technology can take the campaign to the next level. . Doing so lets your nonprofit easily keep track of incoming donations throughout your campaign.

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How Do You Inspire Visitors to Take Action After They Leave?

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This month, we opened a new exhibition at the MAH, Lost Childhoods: Voices of Santa Cruz County Foster Youth and Foster Youth Museum (brief video clip from opening night here ). We're tracking this in two ways: We are counting how many cards of each type get taken. I'm cautiously optimistic that we may have found a system that works for Lost Childhoods - and may work for other projects as well.

Client Success with CHOICES

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CHOICES - the Center Helping Obesity in Children End Successfully - is a grassroots organization whose mission is to fight against the deadly epidemic of childhood obesity. By promoting weight management and lifestyle changes through nutrition education, peer socialization, physical activity and community involvement, CHOICES hopes to significantly reduce the presence of childhood obesity in their communities. Author: Blair Naylor. Another great success story!

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

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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.

31 Unique Ideas for Small Church Fundraisers


Set up a website dedicated to your fundraiser and add a fundraising thermometer so your congregation can easily track how close you are to funding your mission trip miles. Ask everyone to submit a fun story or tidbit about something from their childhood.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software Tips for Medical Nonprofits


Pro tip: Facebook fundraisers doesn’t release a lot of donor information, so ask attendees to track who gave to their Facebook fundraising campaigns, how much, and ask for contact information to make it easy to reach out and thank them for donating.

5 Hybrid Event Ideas for Youth Organizations


Youth organizations like yours don’t just help kids live happier, healthier childhoods—you prepare them for the future! Virtual participants can track their times and routes and share it on their personal fundraising pages.

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Mobile Storytelling: An Evolving Story


Many of them track us automatically: Nike Plus tracks my run, tracks my finances and spending patterns, and TripIt neatly organizes my travel plans. Historians can narrate stories of a city’s development or you can tell your own story of fond childhood memories. Coupled with a smartphone, this bracelet tracks your eating, sleeping and exercise habits and "nudges" you to adopt better habits. Zooming in, it’s my dad’s childhood story.

How can nonprofits leverage digital technology to increase giving?

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Nonprofits benefit from data collection to sort and track donors and personalize messaging. For example, a nonprofit raising funds for childhood cancer research may see that the majority of its donors are mothers under 40 years old.

Covid-19 and Museum

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We gave each other the minor assignments to watch a movie from our childhood (me Space Jam and her A Goofy Movie) to relax. The twitter account and collective art + museum transparency has been tracking in twitter thread and spreadsheet.

14LCS Idea Accelerator Pitches - Onward!


Redefining Philanthropy - Dwayne Rice Build a Salesforce application to facilitate a culture of philanthropy around education reform by providing a platform to track constituent engagement to lead people up the engagement ladder. Virtual Parent/Family Education - Richard Wollenberger This tool will provide video chat help for parents with children aged P-5/6; Trained parent educators will provide research-based support for specific early childhood issues via video chat.

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Fundraising Metrics: Don’t Just Count the Dollars

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dollars raised) are the most commonly used metric for evaluating fundraising staff, but they are not the only metrics that we as managers should track. These must be tracked and evaluated. Of course, a metrics tracking system is only as good as the incentives that drive employees to use it. Moreover, the simple act of keeping track of good work and pointing it out in staff meetings can be very powerful.

A Hearty Congratulations to TechSoup Members Winning Google Impact Challenge Awards

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This early childhood program initially serves 400 preschoolers and their families, providing them with up to 40,000 eBooks and learning apps. Beyond 12 is developing the next generation of MyCoach, a mobile app that helps low-income students navigate the path to college and stay on track once they arrive, significantly enhancing graduation rates. We were shocked when we saw the 25 winners of the big $100,000 to $500,000 Google Impact Challenge Awards.

Report Back from the Do Good Data Conference 2015


They created a data warehouse that tracked not only student progress in school, but progress from cradle to career. They are able to compare early childhood education with dental care, but also a program that proposes deep intervention for a small population with a program that proposes smaller involvement with a larger population. Everybody on staff is tracking and using metrics in their work.

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Five Steps to Finding ROI

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First, let’s settle on an example we can use to walk through all 5 steps: you work for a small nonprofit that focuses on early childhood education, so you have lots of services for parents and partnerships with hospitals, child care facilities, and doctors offices. Tracking how many of your volunteers participate by posting to the blog and commenting on each other’s posts + other online mentions + increase in inquiries and volunteers, etc.

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Next-Level Fundraising with Nonprofit Psychology

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For example, laugh tracks are added to comedy shows to encourage laughter, tip jars on coffee shop counters are rarely found empty even before a customer has tipped, and nightclubs have people line up outside to make the venue seem more popular. Research on nearly any topic can be found, from early childhood development to education to addiction recovery.

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[VIDEO] Why You Should Ditch The Way You’ve Been Doing Strategic Planning


I guess I’m on the right track.” And what was happening here was when we were in that traditional family dynamic seat, he was bringing all of his childhood trauma around his own father into the car with us, and that’s what was causing the upsets. .

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[VIDEO] How to Overcome Fear, Intimidation and Imposter Syndrome to Raise More Money


And, oh, really interesting, this is how it shows up as our brains are scanning for bad news, and our brains just naturally fast track that into memory.

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Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

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Social bookmarks are used to listen, track news, follow a topic, and receive updates. " UNICEF used mobile tagging technology to raise awareness of the childhood hunger and raise money. The final installment of TechSoup's Social Media Mondays tweetchat series, an interactive companion to its Nonprofit Social Media 101 wiki , covered the topic of tagging. Tagging, a feature found across many social media channels, is used to help surface content during searches.

[VIDEO] How to Overcome Fear, Intimidation and Imposter Syndrome to Raise More Money


And, oh, really interesting, this is how it shows up as our brains are scanning for bad news, and our brains just naturally fast track that into memory.

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Year-End Giving Prep: 21 FAQs Answered by Fundraising Experts

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If you’re looking for professionals with more experience and a proven track record, that is one of the best places to start. Brock Warner, CFRE is the Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child , a humanitarian organization devoted to protecting childhood in war zones. Recently, Brock Warner (Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child) and I hosted a webinar regarding end of year fundraising for nonprofits —the things we need to stop doing and things we should be doing instead.

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Writing for Change Conference: An Interview with Elizabeth Pomada

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We're tired of hearing people overcoming their horrible childhood, because it's too much. It would be nice to have someone have a wonderful, happy childhood. Good stories will tell better than didactic tracks. As I mentioned last week, I'll be speaking about blogging at the Writing for Change Conference in San Francisco this month.

Get on the Bus: How Mass Transit Design Affects Participatory Potential

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We have childhood memories of social bus rides. If people have childhood memories of trains, they more likely recall the scenery, the long trip, the feel of moving along the tracks. There's a tag applied to many Museum 2.0 posts called "Unusual Projects and Influences." Posts under that tag tend to examine non-museum things, from malls to games to ad campaigns , and draw some design lessons for museums from their foreignness.

New Models for Children's Museums: Wired Classrooms?

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And yet in 2004, I listened to an exhibit manager vent about the challenge of creating an early childhood development exhibition in his science center. It is a place where individual experiences are tracked and personalized so that visitors can establish and develop unique identities. Do you talk to people sitting next to you on planes? I don't. I'm like an airborne clam, hoarding my book, my space, my ears.

Shovel-Ready Online Civic Projects #4: Transparency for Special Education Services

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I am not an expert on other childhood conditions, but I believe the same is true for children with Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and others. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes $12 billion for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Federal law that governs special education, as well as other funds to "build robust data systems that allow districts to better track the growth of individual students.

NetCentric Advocacy: Death of Environmentalism: Green Group: Lakoff: Fun for the Whole Crazy Family

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They may not get fired up about breeding grounds for Caribou on the tundra or sinking islands in the Pacific but they will go to the wall on childhood asthma once they connect it to their lives. Read More] Tracked on April 13, 2005 at 10:24 PM » "This circular firing squad." They may not get fired up about breeding grounds for Caribou on the tundra or sinking islands in the Pacific but they will go to the wall on childhood asthma once they connect it to their lives.