25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. Online giving technology – combined with access to a 24/7 global news cycle and more affordable international travel – has led to an increase in donors with an empathic worldview. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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

Saleforce Nonprofit

By: Eric Zuehlke, Head of Editorial, Division of Global Communication and Advocacy, UNICEF and Martha Mackenzie, Global Humanitarian Advocacy Lead, UNICEF. But now, the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening UNICEF’s hard-fought gains for children around the world.


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


For the past few years, the Fiver Children’s Foundation has used CauseVox to grow their fundraising efforts. To provide some background, #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that builds off of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the overall spirit of generosity during the holiday season.

Salesforce.org Force Multiplier Podcast Earns Top 5% Global Ranking

Saleforce Nonprofit

The new series, which is hosted by best-selling author Baratunde Thurston , just wrapped up its first season with much fanfare — Force Multiplier ranks in the top 5% globally for the most popular podcasts. Have you listened to Force Multiplier yet?

25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

6,057 donors completed the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey and based on their responses, the donor community worldwide is made up of primarily women (65%) who have a liberal ideology (53%) , characterize themselves as religious (72%), and give between ($101-$1,000 USD) annually (43%). These donors are most likely to support the causes of children and youth (15%) , health and wellness (11%) , and animals and wildlife (11%). Global.

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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.

Storymakers 2014 Winners — A Global Success

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's annual storytelling campaign was created to help nonprofits and social good organizations communicate differently, to build community, and to educate on how to tell powerful and effective stories for a global audience. We were blown away by the global participation in this year's campaign. We accept this award on behalf of the Manos Internacional board of directors, volunteers, and children. The world is changing.

How Technology Barriers Slow Down Nonprofit Innovation In the Global South

Global Giving

Heartbreakingly, this reality is amplified further when you examine the Global South, and the life-changing work being done by small organizations there. The global need for accessible technology. Innovation in the Global South.

Strengthening Europe's Role in Advancing Children's Rights

Tech Soup Blog

Several TechSoup Global staffers recently participated in Foundation Week in Brussels. 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.

TechSoup Global: Springing into Action

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global has had a busy year so far with new ventures, exciting contests, and global recognition. Here's peek into what we've been up to: TechSoup Global has two new posts on the Markets for Good blog, an effort by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Liquidnet to improve the system for generating, sharing, and acting upon data and information in the social sector. Technology for Good Goes Global.

Helping Sick Children Conquer Their Everest

Tech Soup Blog

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.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last winter, after Harry and I had a conversation about global warming (and quite a conversation it was for a then eight-year old), and we collaborated on a series of green videos. This new genre of video games are about solving real world problems such as environment, global hunger, poverty and disease. What a great way to teach your children to become more thoughtful and responsible about the world we live in.

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Seattle Data for Global Health roundtable

Forum One

Two weeks ago Forum One's Seattle office convened a group of Global Health web communicators and talked in depth about using social media to build connections and awareness. Last week at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation a group of 23 folks who manage Global Health data met to talk about common issues and best practices. Seattle Children's. Tags: Global Health Roundtable meetings are becoming a way of life in Seattle these days.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured IT to further their missions. By far, the biggest set of stories are the ones from organizations that serve youth and children. Support for Autistic Children in the U.S. Their IT supports the children and adults in various remedial learning capacities such as clinical, speech, occupational, and physical therapy.

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TechSoup Global Donor Partner Profile: BetterWorld Telecom

Tech Soup Blog

They have a 100% service guarantee, and donate 3% of revenues to causes that benefit children, education, environment, and fair trade. I also like their TechSoup Global Donation Program Case Study of FishWise , a nonprofit that provides market-based tools to the seafood industry, enabling consumers and grocery retailers to support marine conservation through their seafood purchasing decisions. Upon occasion we like to say a bit more about our now 75 great donor partners.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions. By far, the biggest set of stories are the ones from organizations that serve youth and children. Support for Autistic Children in the U.S. Their tagline is “Palace For The Poor,” and their mission is to provide an elite education to very poor children.

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Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, March 13-19

Tech Soup Blog

From TechSoup Global's grant-funded projects: MaintainIT Project. Brenda loves the Pulaski County Public Library's Literacy Bell, a simple way to celebrate children's literacy. Here's what we've been talking about over the past week. From the TechSoup Community: TechSoup Blog. Nate extols the environmental and practical benefits of virtualization. Robert looks at Security in-a-Box, a security and privacy guide for advocates and human rights defenders.

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They have helped organizations like Common Cause, Plan International USA, and The Children’s Defense Fund raise more money with greater efficiency, including through leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning. Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries.

TechSoup Global at National Day of Civic Hacking

Tech Soup Blog

The projects varied from educational tools for children to energy efficiency. TechSoup Global's Ale Bezdekian attended another San Francisco event, but it was much different from the one at San Francisco State. On June 1, programmers, activists, and civic leaders participated in the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH) across 83 U.S. cities.

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, February 13-19

Tech Soup Blog

Here's the latest news and discussion from all of us at TechSoup Global. Gil Martinez designs an installation to celebrate the launch of TechSoup Canada and the history of TechSoup Global. From TechSoup Global's grant-funded projects: MaintainIT Project. Kelly Czarnecki of ImaginOn uses technology to challenge and inspire children. From TechSoup Global Labs: NetSquared. From the TechSoup Community: TechSoup Blog.

Stacey Edgar, Founder of Global Girlfriend: Women-made, Eco-friendly, Fair Trade

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She used her 10 years in social work practice with women and children as a springboard to her role as a social entrepreneur. Global Girlfriend works with over sixty women's cooperatives and NGOs in 20 countries. Her first book, Global Girlfriends: How One Mom Made It Her Business to Help Women in Poverty Worldwide , came out last year. Full disclosure: The link to Stacey's book, Global Girlfriend, is linked to my Amazon Associates account.

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Alison Lowndes: Helping to care for children in Kenya

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She caught my attention because she founded an organization that works with orphaned and disabled children in Kenya. She lived in China for 8 months with her 2 young children. Assigning volunteers to work with vetted organisations allows us to fully verify the organization's commitment to the children. These items will be listed and hopefully sold on our online shop and the items packaged by the Kenyans and dropped with DHL for global delivery."

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Seattle Web for Global Health Roundtable report

Forum One

Last Tuesday night our friends at PATH hosted the second "Seattle Web for Global Health" Roundtable. This invitation-only events brings together folks responsible for web communications in their organizations, and there was a mix of people from organizations large and small, including the University of Washington, the Insititute for Systems Biology, Seattle Children's Hospital, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and many more.

Vote for Carpets for Communities Project: Help free children in Cambodia from exploitation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just got this from David Bacon, founder of Carpets for Communities Hi Everyone, Help us free children in Cambodia from exploitation by taking 2 minutes to vote. Our innovative development project has been selected as a finalist in the Changemakers "Ending Global Slavery" competition by a prestigious panel of judges, from over 200 entries world wide.

Nhuong Son: Why This Wired Cambodian Fundraiser Cares About Cambodian Children

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From Nhung Son's Facebook Photos Two weeks ago, Blogger Michele Martin , set up an America's Giving Challenge widget for the Sharing Foundation to support the project over at Global Giving. For most children in Cambodia this is a story that is all too common. Most children are illiterate and work on the family farm. As the country industrializes and leaves behind the agrarian lifestyle, these children grow up to be migrant workers with nowhere to go.

Great reads from around the web on March 30th

Amy Sample Ward

Mattel company spokesman Alan Hilowitz told HealthPop that the company will produce a friend of Barbie that will have wigs, hats, scarves and other accessories to give children "a traditional fashion play experience." The company stated that they will not be selling the dolls at stores, but instead will donate them to children's hospitals and other hospitals, as well as the National Alopecia Areata Foundation."

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Want to Support the Ukrainian People? Here are 8 Nonprofits That Are Providing Help

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Global Giving – “Your donation to this fund will support Ukrainians in need, with a focus on the most vulnerable, including children.” UNICEF has been working to keep children safe since this conflict began eight years ago.”

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ethan Zuckerman gives a summary of Pros/Cons of facebook Activism , a presentation by Imran Jamal and the Burma Global Action Network. Nate Ritter gives a brilliant example of how Twitter could help save the lives of missing children. One of the above is the actual cover of " Visualizing Information for Advocacy " - a must read booklet from Tactical Technology Collective. NpTech Conversations. So, you want to build a MashUp? Take the NetSquared Mashup Challenge !

Nonprofit Blog Highlight: Global Fund for Women

Have Fun - Do Good

That's an excerpt from a speech given by Muadi Mukenge the Global Fund for Women's Program Officer for Africa, at the Darfur Day of Conscience. It was turned into a post for the Global Fund for Women's blog. The Global Fund for Women is a grantmaking foundation that supports women's human right's organizations all over the world. Hamid" "Woman and Children" from Wafaring Stranger's Flickr Stream.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women. Kavita Ramdas is the President and CEO of the nonprofit, the Global Fund for Women. I think it's worth it (: Kavita Ramdas: The Global Fund for Women is the largest independent, publicly supported grant-making foundation to advance women's human rights internationally. Women and their children are disproportionately victims of outside violence as well. I think Robin Morgan coined the phrase "Sisterhood is global."

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How a global tweet chat helped a charity reach a worldwide audience | Voluntary Sector Network | Guardian Professional

AFP Blog

How a global tweet chat helped a charity reach a worldwide audience | Voluntary Sector Network | Guardian Professional : Save the Children recently launched its first ever multi-lingual global tweet chat, spanning 14 hours and 12 time zones, creating one conversation about the hidden crisis of child malnutrition.

How You Can Help The People of Ukraine Right Now


Global Impact. Global Impact created a Ukraine Response Fund to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. Kidsave is keeping children and families together in Ukraine, providing shelter, resources, and food. Save the Children. Voices of Children.

Check out the Sharing Foundation's Profile on Changing the Present and Global Giving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Those kids are the children of the poorest villagers in Roteang Village. We also have a presence at Global Giving which has recently launched a new look for its site I love that photo. I took it during my last trip to Cambodia, almost three years ago. Their parents are working on our farm project. We built a new school building for them - and the school is a literacy program. A sort of Headstart program. It prepares the kids to enter the village school.

Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

Have Fun - Do Good

She is the co-founder and co-director of Women's Global Green Action Network , a nonprofit that cultivates global partnerships of grassroots women environmental leaders by providing access to communication tools, support services and networking capabilities. Melinda Kramer: Women's Global Green Action Network is an international organization that is linking and empowering women working in environmental sustainability around the world.

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64 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11) Global Goods Partners :: globalgoodspartners.org. Global Goods Partners have partnered with over 60 artisan groups in more than 20 countries throughout Asia, Africa, and the Americas to help bring to market the fair trade, handcrafted products they produce.

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

1% via text message ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). 92% of donors say it is important that NGOs, nonprofits, and charities make a concerted effort to protect their contact and financial information from data breaches ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). 31% of donors worldwide giving to NGOs, nonprofits, and charities located outside of their country of residence ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). Large have 22,299 ( Global NGO Technology Report ).

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17 Goals in 14 Years—This is Impact 2030. Let’s Build a Better World.

Connection Cafe

The Global Goals are for all us: They’re for our neighbors. 41% of the refugees are children, and half of all refugees are women. We are talking about human beings—children like Omran Daqneesh, who are waiting for our help. We have to get them back in school. – Carolyn Miles, CEO Save the Children. The global goals are our roadmap to ensuring the world we leave behind is one that works for everyone.

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Why Vulnerable Kids Depend on Government & Big Tech Getting Data Privacy Laws Right

Saleforce Nonprofit

By: Brandon Kaopuiki, Adviser, IJM Hub Against Online Sexual Exploitation of Children. million images, videos, and other files related to child sexual exploitation were reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). .

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2022 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

18: Global Recycling Day — #GlobalRecyclingDay. 12: International Day for Street Children — #StreetChildrenDay. 16: Global Cat Day — #GlobalCatDay. 20: World Children’s Day — #WorldChildrensDay.

13 of the Best Nonprofit Videos from the Last 13 Years

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Save the Children. Global Night Commute: I Got Soul. Invisible Children. Available in العَرَبِيَّة, English, français, Português, and español, the 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey seeks to gain a better understanding of how NGOs and NPOs worldwide use technology to engage their supporters and donors. The findings will be published January 29, 2018 in the third edition of the Global NGO Technology Report.

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The Mother-Led Movement to Save Our Kids’ Climate

Saleforce Nonprofit

I believe that our children’s generation is key to creating lasting change in equality, justice, climate change, and human rights. It’s the gift of having my children teach me that everyday actions can make a world of difference. Even with young children. And all children.

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Youth Programs


Global Fund for Children. Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. WHAS Crusade for Children. Global Fund for Children. Lucile Packard Foundation For Children’s Health. WHAS Crusade for Children.

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How Ideology Affects Which Causes Donors Support

Nonprofit Tech for Good

According to the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report , a donor’s ideology has more impact upon which causes and types of nonprofits they support than gender or age. Giving to children and youth, however, is a cause that unites all donors regardless of ideology. Children and youth: 10.7%. Children and youth: 17.8%. Children and youth: 15.2%. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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