The Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health Announces Call for Innovation Award Applications

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Morgan Stanley announced the second call for applications for the Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health Innovation Awards, which aims to identify and fund mental healthcare solutions for children and young adults across the United States.

Why Children’s & Junior Executive Boards Are Key for Mission-Driven Organizations

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By creating a children’s and junior executive board, a group of young leaders dedicated to maintaining the focus of forward action. Board Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation and Animal Sanctuary children's board junior executive board

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Mattel Supports Children’s Foundation With Portion of Proceeds of First Responder Barbie Dolls

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Mattel’s latest line of Barbie dolls spotlights six real-life women — who also are frontline health care heroes with significant contributions during the pandemic — and will support the First Responders Children’s Foundation that benefits the children of first responders.

Helping Children Heal With Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Riley Children’s Foundation serves as the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924. The post Helping Children Heal With Salesforce appeared first on Cloud for Good.

Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

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The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. There were guards stationed everywhere throughout the camp and when she came back she knew that she wanted to do something for the children there. Two years after MECA started sanctions were imposed on Iraq, which were ultimately were responsible for the deaths of half a million children under the age of 5.

Reddit Thread Prompts More Than $200,000 in Donations to Foster Children Nonprofit

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After a Reddit user posted to the Ask Reddit thread “What is something you've done purely out of the goodness of your heart but have not told anyone?" users shared an array of good deeds.

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Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Events to Become Mobile-Friendly With Launch of DonorDrive New App

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One of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals' largest peer-to-peer events is the Miracle Network Dance Marathon, a movement that unites high school, college and university students in raising funds and awareness for children’s hospitals.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Events to Become Mobile-Friendly With Launch of DonorDrive New App

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One of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals' largest peer-to-peer events is the Miracle Network Dance Marathon, a movement that unites high school, college and university students in raising funds and awareness for children’s hospitals.

Endaoment Launches Fund to Raise Money for Homes, Water and Meals in Underserved Communities

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News/Stats/Studies Social Service/Public Welfare/Human Services Basic Needs Fund Blockchain charity water Crypto Endaoment Feed the Children New Story

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Helping Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Haiti

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After escaping he was left homeless and living on the streets of Haiti until discovered by Haiti Mama , a nonprofit organization committed to connecting homeless children with their families. Most orphaned and vulnerable children in Haiti are not as fortunate. While a high percentage of vulnerable children have a living parent, many do not. The situation for children living in family households is not much better.

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Dvon Williams Named CCO for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

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Children/Youth News/Stats/Studies BBBSA Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Boys & Girls Clubs of America Dvon Williams National 4-H CouncilBig Brothers Big Sisters of America has announced Dvon Williams as Chief Communications Officer (CCO).

Meyer Foundation Appoints George L. Askew, M.D., as President & CEO

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News/Stats/Studies Docs for Tots Meyer Foundation The Menkiti Group Voices for America's ChildrenThe Meyer Foundation announced that George L. Askew, M.D. will serve as the Foundation's next president and CEO, effective April 1.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 57: Is Your Nonprofit Prepared for the Risk of a Child Sexual Abuse Allegation?

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Children/Youth Tax, Legal & Compliance

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Customer Story: How Fiver Children’s Foundation Raised Over $50k On #GivingTuesday

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For the past few years, the Fiver Children’s Foundation has used CauseVox to grow their fundraising efforts. Whether you have a #GivingTuesday strategy in the works or you’re starting fresh, check out some #GivingTuesday insights gleaned from The Fiver’s Children Foundation.

Building Strong Families + Powerful Communities with Illinois Action for Children + Salesforce

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Illinois Action for Children (IAFC) is committed to building strong families and powerful communities through the administration of programs and advocacy efforts focusing on children. Success Story: Helping Children Heal With Riley Children’s Foundation + Salesforce.

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

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New grant to implement children’s literacy programming

Charity Village

Hoot for All, by Hoot Reading, connects at-risk children with experienced, hand-selected teachers to complete 1:1 reading lessons. The post New grant to implement children’s literacy programming appeared first on CharityVillage. Their programs include high dosage tutoring through their reading app, access to their curated library of 2,000+ books, and in-depth impact evaluation.

How Can Parents Control their Children Through the Phone Spy App?

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Parents are afraid of sending children outside with smartphones lest the evil effect of the Internet should affect them. The post How Can Parents Control their Children Through the Phone Spy App?

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2021 Board Member of the Year: TJ Lynch

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Awards Children/YouthThanks to TJ Lynch’s guidance as treasurer and board member, he has helped the nonprofit — which pairs youths with real-world, on-the-job experience — grow substantially.

Empowering Young Children through Philanthropy

Beth Kanter

One of them was Vincent Law who is doing interesting work with teaching young children about giving and philanthropy. Empower Young Children through Philanthropy – guest blog post by Vincent Law, CEO and Founder at PhilanthroKids Academy. Among various kinds of philanthropy, I have a passion for children’s well-being especially the psychological aspects. In our 10th anniversary, CPF collaborates with AFP to develop a philanthropy program for young children aged 3-12.

UNICEF Shares 4 Ways to Reverse COVID-19’s Impact on Children

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Today is UNICEF’s birthday, marking 75 years of delivering critical services and creating safer and healthier environments for children and families around the world. But now, the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening UNICEF’s hard-fought gains for children around the world.

Hopefulness is declining across Canada: having children or strong ties to a local community associated with a more hopeful outlook

Charity Village

The post Hopefulness is declining across Canada: having children or strong ties to a local community associated with a more hopeful outlook appeared first on CharityVillage. According to Statistics Canada, the proportion of Canadians reporting a hopeful outlook on the future is substantially lower compared with 5 to 6 years ago. In 2016, 75% of people in Canada reported feeling hopeful about the future, compared with 64% of the population in 2021/2022.

Customer Story: SOS Children’s Villages Raises Over $55k Through Their Virtual Toy Drive

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But sometimes a careful pivot brings more success than an old plan, and that was definitely true for SOS Children’s Villages of Illinois. About SOS Children’s Villages. This creates a real community that truly supports children as they grow. 2020 was the year of the pivot.

Retaining the Pandemic’s Captive Audience May Be the Key to 2021’s Year-End Giving Strategy

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Capital Campaigns Children/Youth RetentionFor New York City-based Smile Train, the largest cleft organization in the world, its year-end efforts last year presented challenges, yet valuable lessons learned that it will utilize as it moves forward. The COVID-19 pandemic halted its work around the world, but it soon found its voice, urging supporters that its work is still needed. Now, capitalizing on last year’s fundraising success is vital.

On World AIDS Day: More pregnant women and children must get treatment

Nonprofit Tech for Good

New HIV infections in children are down, but reaching the goal of an AIDS-free generation requires that more HIV positive pregnant women receive antiretroviral treatment to decrease the risk of infection for their babies. Thanks to remarkable global commitment, the world has seen a 24 per cent reduction in new HIV infections in children – from 430,000 in 2009 to 330,000 in 2011. In India over 14,000 children got infected in 2011, with a 13 per cent decline from 2009.

Study: 88% of Children Donate to Charity

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You may think it’s odd for children to be a donor audience, but for many children, charitable giving is an important part of their family values and upbringing. The study follows the charitable giving habits of 903 children aged 8 to 19. Check out some of the key findings: 88% of children donated to charity. 87% of children whose families are low income and 86% whose families are middle income donated to charity. Volunteering is important to children.

iA Financial Group launches philanthropic contest for charities supporting health and welfare of children

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From September 15 to October 15, 2021, charities whose mission includes, among other things, supporting the health and welfare of children (0 to 18 years of age)* are invited to answer the question “what would you do with a donation of $100,000?”

Funding available for Black-led nonprofits supporting Black children and youth in STEM

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The post Funding available for Black-led nonprofits supporting Black children and youth in STEM appeared first on CharityVillage.

Daily DoGooder: Children Need A Bailout Too

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Changing the world, one video at a time.Children Need A Bailout Too | 1:25 Children’s Defense Fund www.childrensdefense.org Putting kids into adult situations is one recipe for engaging video. In Children Need a Bailout Too, the Children’s Defense Fund uses Daily DoGooder delivers one – just one – excellent cause video to your inbox each day.

Internet Safety for Children: What Charities and Libraries Should Know

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The guide includes online safety tips for children less than five years of age all the way up through teenage years. It wrote the guide with parents in mind, but the guide is also useful for charities and library who work with children and need to make sure they are safe. Find out about tools like white lists and parental control settings to keep the children your organization looks after as safe as possible online.

Ledcor donates $1.25 M to help Variety – the Children’s Charity

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Ledcor and Variety – the Children’s Charity in British Columbia, Alberta / Saskatchewan and Ontario jointly announced that Ledcor would be donating $1.25 Million over 5 years to provide new innovative glucose monitoring technology to low income families with young children living with Type 1 diabetes. M to help Variety – the Children’s Charity appeared first on CharityVillage.

Psychology, Pricing, and Pay As You Will at the Children's Museum of Tacoma

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In 2010, the Children''s Museum of Tacoma was getting ready to move to a new, bigger facility. The Children''s Museum of Tacoma is two years into their "pay as you will" model, and it looks like a success. I spoke with Chad Russell, the Administrative Coordinator at the Children''s Museum of Tacoma, about their experience. especially in a children''s museum, which has a high number of repeat visitors (who can become familiar with the system over time).

DonorDrive staff raised $60,000 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals through Extra Life

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Like many DonorDrive client programs, Extra Life is close to our hearts. For eight years, our staff has participated in this 24-hour gaming marathon benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Twitter and Missing Children

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The other day I was a guest on a NTEN Webinar with colleague John Kenyon (who says he going to star a blog) and one of the participants inquired about the use of social media and causes like Missing Children. My Flickr Stream. I promised to send an example, but didn't get his email - so I hope he is reader here. Nate Ritter put this together. He describes why and how in the blog post

Strengthening Europe's Role in Advancing Children's Rights

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European Foundation Week Session: Strengthening Europe's role in advancing children's rights – Organized by EFC Children and Youth Interest Group, 1st June 2010. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is an international convention setting out the civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights of children. Several TechSoup Global staffers recently participated in Foundation Week in Brussels. This post comes from executive assistant Janet Yao.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Barbara Newhouse, The Children’s Heart Foundation

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Today’s Q&A is with Barbara Newhouse, CEO of The Children’s Heart Foundation , where she is using her experience and lessons learned to create strengths from organizational challenges and rebuild a brand that staff, board, supporters, and volunteers can trust. Q: You became CEO of The Children’s Health Foundation in February 2019 – what accomplishment are you most proud of so far?

Social Media Strategy: Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

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Are you struggling with how to use social media? Or are you just beginning to explore how this new channel can help your nonprofit organization? Maybe you don’t even know what social media is yet? We can help you.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth Kanter

Now a parent with my own children, I involved my kids when they younger when I was fundraising for Cambodia or Creative Commons , We have dinner table discussions on why it is important to support causes, particularly programs in Cambodia like the Sharing Foundation. Offer a Match: Blogger Marion Conway ,whose children are now grown, recommended the book Raising Charitable Children by Carol Wiseman. Children for Children Foundation.

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"This Is My Friend": How the Kosch-Westerman Foundation Connects Terminally Ill Children to the Outside World

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Children love their freedom. Technology can be a window to the outside world that gives these children back some of their freedom, and becomes a companion in the process. Brian Westerman and his wife Pepper created the Kosch-Westerman Foundation over two decades ago with the mission of connecting terminally ill children to their classrooms through technology. Brian uses donated laptops and tablets with Skype software, connected to cameras in the children's classrooms.

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: As part of my work at the Packard Foundation, I’ve had the honor of designing and facilitating a “networked capacity building project” for a cluster of grantees, state-based groups, to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media – Guest Post by Barbara Munoz. Voices for Utah Children recently helped host a conference on.

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Geoff Livingston Guest Post: Follow @childfund and Help Feed Children

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

ChildFund International just rebranded from the Christian Children’s Fund last week as an effort to demonstrate a singular commitment to children’s welfare today and tomorrow (image: Faith Smiling by ChildFund, NZ ). These efforts will directly benefit children in Gambia, Zambia, Kenya and Ethiopia. ChildFund wants to show folks how their efforts and these items benefit children and their communities. The organization has served children since 1938 and helps 15.2

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How America is betraying the hungry children of Africa

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Steve Cisler heard me mention this book recently and sent me a spot-on article from the Observer, How America is betraying the hungry children of Africa. One of the things I often talk about in my public speaking is the continuum that goes from pure profit orientation to pure charity. Most social entrepreneurs I know operate somewhere in between, and for good reasons. Charity is an important and good thing, but charity can be a powerful negative force when misapplied.

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Helping Sick Children Conquer Their Everest

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The staff at A Chacun Son Everest (“Each has their own Everest”) can’t move mountains, but they can give sick children the opportunity to climb and conquer them, and for more than 17 years, they’ve been doing just that. Christine witnessed how children who have. She started the organization to arrange mountain-climbing trips for these children. experiences are often catalysts that motivate children to face their.