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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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.

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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. Some of the key issues: how to get researchers, institutions, and governments to share and collaborate on their work. Seattle Children's.

TechSoup Global at National Day of Civic Hacking

Tech Soup Blog

The diverse crowd, made up of students, activists, government employees, and librarians, worked on datasets presented by the U.S. The participants were tasked with developing digital tools to help nonprofits and government agencies work better together. 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.

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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Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Youth Programs

Kindful

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 Water.org Adapted Their Social Media Content Strategy in Response to COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The current social media environment has caused non-profit marketers to re-evaluate their content aware of the acute conversations being had on every channel, at a global level. We must remember the world is dealing with a global health pandemic and important social conversations.

10 Common Misconceptions Nonprofits Have About Bitcoin Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Almost 60,000,000 people use Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies globally. Cryptocurrencies are regular by many of the same government agencies that regulate the traditional world of finance including the IRS, SEC, CFTC and local regulators.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Part two talks about understanding the challenges.Foundations take on the biggest and gnarliest social problems (if the problems could be easily solved, the private sector or governments would have already figured them out. Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Lessons from 2019 to maximize future disaster giving decisions

Candid

global disaster-related?philanthropy,?analyzing?funding federal government, corporations, and donations through donor-advised funds (DAFs) and online platforms. . Institutional disaster philanthropy may be small in comparison to government funding.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Part two talks about understanding the challenges.Foundations take on the biggest and gnarliest social problems (if the problems could be easily solved, the private sector or governments would have already figured them out. Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Part two talks about understanding the challenges.Foundations take on the biggest and gnarliest social problems (if the problems could be easily solved, the private sector or governments would have already figured them out. Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Part two talks about understanding the challenges.Foundations take on the biggest and gnarliest social problems (if the problems could be easily solved, the private sector or governments would have already figured them out. Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Force Multiplier Podcast Episode 2: Creating More Equitable Healthcare

Saleforce Nonprofit

But for some, it’s taken a global pandemic to see that truth reflected in daily reality. On a global scale, we see unequal access to vaccines. Protecting Nearly Half the World’s Children Through Vaccination. Within COVAX, we brought together 193 governments,” she says.

Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This topic was center-stage at this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum. Gallucci noted that there was one statistic that matters to him: “There are 39 million girls globally that should be in secondary education, and who are not.” Governments in developing countries are thinking seriously about how to provide quality secondary education, noted Gallucci and Roy, yet less known are which interventions are economical and will increase demand, access, and retention.

Following Through on Climate Commitments After COP26

Saleforce Nonprofit

The global meeting of leaders, doers, and movement-makers saw new and varied community partnerships and announcements that push traditional boundaries and create cross-sector opportunities for many organizations and communities.

Weekly update from PND

Candid

million for clinical effectiveness research (CER) studies aimed at improving care for adults and children across a range of health conditions. A weekly update with the latest news from PND. Nonprofits focused on diverse talent acquisition in 2022, survey finds. December 9, 2021.

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

Saleforce Nonprofit

We work in over 190 countries and territories with the goal of saving children’s lives, defending their rights, and helping them fulfil their potential. Every year we vaccinate half the world’s children. By: Yutong Ding, New Strategic Partnerships Lead, UNICEF Australia.

Mapping funding for racial justice: A political imperative

Candid

Since 2010, Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN) and Candid have partnered on research that maps funding for human rights globally. Our human rights research also faces the complication of internationalizing a category that is varied across global contexts.

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Forum One Wins 10 Vega Awards

Forum One

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation. Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation is dedicated to advancing the mission of Children’s Hospital Colorado by providing family-centered care and conducting cutting-edge research and treatment.

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Forum One Wins 12 Communicator Awards

Forum One

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation. Forum One and Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation began working together to leverage the Foundation’s digital ecosystem to position it as the charity of choice in the Denver area.

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Forum One Wins 12 Davey Awards!

Forum One

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation. Forum One and Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation began working together to leverage the Foundation’s digital ecosystem to position it as the charity of choice in the Denver area.

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Giving Trends in Brazil: How Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An Interview with Ruy Fortini , Founder and CEO of Doare and official partner of the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. 1) The Global Trends in Giving Report is meant to help the nonprofit sector better understand individual giving worldwide, but data and statistics don’t communicate well what is happening on the ground in Brazil. Those initial fundings rarely come from online donations, most are community-based initiatives, companies, and local government incentives.

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How an Effective Partner Ecosystem Strives for Collaboration Over Competition

Saleforce Nonprofit

Think about that for a moment — we have over 300 consulting and product partners that are serving thousands of organizations and institutions globally. Lorenzo has over ten years of experience in public policy, government, talent pipeline development, diversity, and inclusion.

10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day

EveryAction

Since 1989, the Women’s Refugee Commission has been the leading expert on the needs of refugee women and children. From publishing the first-ever global research report on disabilities among refugees to playing a significant part in the passage of two critical UN Security Council Resolutions, WRC has long been a pivotal player in humanitarian action. Since 1922, they have put significant international pressure on governments to enforce and enact laws that defend women’s rights.

Introducing the 2021 Classy Awards Leadership Council

Classy

His work examines the challenges of performance measurement, accountability, and governance facing organizations with a social purpose . Senior Vice President for Military, Veteran and Government Affairs. Shriners Hospital for Children. Global CTO, Tech for Social Impact.

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How Salesforce is Powering the COVAX Country Engagement Platform

Saleforce Nonprofit

In June 2020, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and other partners launched COVAX, a global alliance whose goal is to ensure that people in all corners of the world get access to COVID-19 vaccines, regardless of their wealth. By: Cyril Treacy, VP, Industry Advisors & COE at Salesforce.

Why Ongoing Professional Development Is Essential For The Nonprofit Community

Bloomerang

Ruby Chadwick, head of global engagement and events for The Resource Alliance, knows that nonprofit professional development opportunities are an important and welcome part of a nonprofit professional’s job. . “It’s

Giving Trends in Mexico: Millennials and Gen Z Drive Rise in Online Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An Interview with Fanny Villiers , Directora General of Donadora – an official partner of the Global Trends in Giving Report ( en español ). Our government is discussing providing free wifi throughout in Mexico City which is a very good sign for crowdfunding and even better for NGOs funding. Giving Trends in Mexico: 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. ?

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Celebrate International Women’s Day 2021

Forum One

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) promotes global peace, stability, and justice by focusing on the key roles women play in preventing conflict, growing economies, addressing global threats, and building sustainable peace.

Kevin Danaher of Global Exchange Talks about the Global Citizen Center

Have Fun - Do Good

Kevin Danaher is the co-founder of the nonprofit Global Exchange which co-sponsors the Green Festivals with Co-op America. Kevin talks about the Global Citizen Center, a large mixed use building in downtown San Francisco that will serve as a hub for ecologically and socially responsible enterprise, education and economic development. government tells them, or what the corporate media tells them. The vision piece of the Global Citizens Center is pretty well worked out.

A History of How Modern ESG Came to Be

sgEngage

While not a new concept or strategy, environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs are on the rise. These laws have protected millions of men, women and children from disease and death and have protected hundreds of species from extinction.”

Salesforce Employees & Tsofen Prepare Israel’s Arab Students for Jobs in Tech

Saleforce Nonprofit

Lobbying with local governments with the aim to make national policy changes. Her speciality is workforce development and education programs for children and youth.

Is Privacy for Everyone (Including Donors) Dead?

Bloomerang

I’m not sure even the global scientists, engineers, and futurists have a full sense of where we’re heading with AI. Facebook, which is the dominant social networking platform globally with 2.4 The public demands it, and because of it, governments are responding. .

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Accessible eBooks for Equal Opportunity

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In particular, electronic books (or e-books) offer the possibility of dramatically improving access for students with disabilities – and for disadvantaged children everywhere. Moreover, these accessible books are available for free, since the United States Government funds the Bookshare library to meet requirements in national disability rights and education laws.

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9 Socially Responsible Companies to Applaud

Classy

By 2022, the LEGO Group is also aiming to reach eight million children around the world annually with learning through play. Companies are no longer content to do well. Today, many businesses also make it their mission to do good. .

The Critical Role Tech Will Play in Eradicating Trafficking

Saleforce Nonprofit

From this, a coalition of tech companies came together to work with global experts and survivors to help eradicate trafficking using technology. How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected trafficking globally? Rise in online sexual exploitation of children.

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Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth Kanter

The book’s case studies offer us hope and inspiration for urban dwellers – that if we put people at the center – not markets, technology, or government – that people can meet their own needs by sharing resources. There are many inspiring examples in this book, but a few of my favorites: Walking School Bus: Concerns over safety for children translates into children being driven to school.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On The Environment And Conservation Efforts

Kindful

PADI AWARE Foundation is a publicly funded nonprofit whose mission is to drive local action for global ocean conservation. The Highland Street Foundation is committed to addressing the most pressing needs and concerns for children and families in Massachusetts and California.

How To Save The Planet: 10 Changes With The Biggest Impact

Twenti - Digital Marketing For Nonprofits

We need a combination of political action and big personal changes to get the global community moving forward to protect our home. Leading organisations like the UN are telling us unanimously that we need to act now with global systematic change in order to save the planet.

COVID Had Devastating Consequences for Food Security. Here’s How the Media Covered It in 2020.

M+R

One of the gravest harms of the pandemic has been its impact on the food security of millions of people, in the United States and globally. COVID-19 exacerbated the link between food insecurity & global systemic inequality. Read time: 6 minutes.

Amnesty International at 50

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

AI was founded in 1961 on the inspiration of British lawyer Peter Benenson, whose article “The Forgotten Prisoners” launched the first Prisoners of Conscience campaign, which ignited overwhelming global support and marked the birth of AI. Many other human rights and social issues were added in the following decades: ending the death penalty, advancing women’s and children’s rights, holding the rights of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers, and protecting LGBT rights.

Martín Burt’s Best Kept Secret

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As Paraguay transitioned to democracy, it went on to become a leader in microenterprise development and is known today as an award winning organization that supports thousands of small businesses through three interrelated strategies: a microfinance program aimed at emerging micro-entrepreneurs; an economic education program for children and youth; and an agricultural high school that teaches organic agriculture and entrepreneurial skills to low-income youth from rural areas.