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Hey Nonprofits: Here Comes Gen Z Donors

Beth Kanter

These potential donors are teens (and pre-teens) with a passion for social change and who grew up not knowing what it was like to not to have a cell phone or be connected to Facebook. ” They are also known as “ Qwerty Monsters ” who send hundreds of text messages a day and don’t even like to use their phone for calls (and with two teens in my house, I can attest this is true). But it is more than the technology, it is also their passion to do good in the world.

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9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

Legacy of Hope Austin is a Texas-based arts charity that's created the 2dance2dream program , providing a way for children with special needs to express themselves through movement and music. The program offers year-round dance lessons and an annual event in which 80 children are joined by volunteers from professional dance schools. The Kosch-Westerman Foundation connects terminally ill children to their classrooms through technology.

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The Art of Relevance Sneak Peek: Part Ex-Con, Part Farmer, Part Queen

Museum 2.0

FoodWhat's staff and teens have taught me a lot about what it really means to be relevant to people who are often overlooked or ignored. FoodWhat empowers teens to change their lives through farming and food justice. Doron doesn’t work with A students or B students. Today, there are thirty kids fidgeting in a classroom, talking to their friends, messing with their phones. It’s not a lot, but still, money is a huge motivator for these teens.

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6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth Kanter

” From its humble beginnings, DonorsChoose.org has cumulatively raised $335 million and funded nearly 600,000 classroom projects. Today, DonorsChoose.org is the go-to site for alternative sources of funding for the classroom. This includes some of the most basic student essentials. The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) is currently selling a t-shirt with the names of 3,400 children and teens who have fought or are still fighting childhood cancer.

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17 Ways We Made our Exhibition Participatory

Museum 2.0

It was exhilarating to see them inspired to create their own meanings in response: lovers whispering together in alcoves, people of all ages writing and drawing on walls and post-its, children painting, everyone sitting rapt before screens. We invited a private art school to fill a very public wall with paintings made by students in response to the question, "How would you depict love?" Going to MAH and seeing the LOVE exhibition on First Friday was a wonderful experience.