Helping Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Haiti

VisionLink

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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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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Government of Canada launches call for applications for the National Advisory Council on Early Learning and Child Care

Charity Village

The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, announced a call for applications for the National Advisory Council on Early Learning and Child Care.

Government of Canada launches applications for Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative External Reference Group

Charity Village

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, launched a call for applications for the Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative’s (SBCCI) newly created External Reference Group (ERG).

Government of Canada launches call for innovative concepts to prevent and eliminate homelessness

Charity Village

The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, launched a call for concepts for innovative projects to prevent and eliminate homelessness under the Community Capacity and Innovation stream of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. The Government of Canada is providing approximately $6 million over three years, starting in 2021–22, for scalable projects that will test and develop new and […].

Research Friday: Government contracting in the new normal

ASU Lodestar Center

Particularly in the last several years, in the wake of the financial crisis, organizations have struggled with a variety of challenges related to government support. In the United States, we rely on government to provide key economic supports. We expect the federal, state, and local governments to play a role in educating our children, helping communities rebuild after natural disasters, and improving our collective quality of life. embedded in government contracting.

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

Connection Cafe

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. What I actually do is talk with donors, angry constituents, volunteers, staff, conduct phone meetings, constantly answer emails, and deal with governance and financial issues.

7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

EveryAction

DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families. They hold the government accountable for unjust immigration laws and educate the American public on the longstanding importance of immigrants in the US. The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights. There are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Means and Ends: Who does What

BoardAssist

Luckily for us, governance consultant Tom Okarma has written a terrific guest post for us this week on exactly this topic. John Carver has written extensively on board governance and discusses “means and ends ” as a way to differentiate between what board responsibilities and CEO responsibilities. governance What’s the biggest source of friction we hear about from our nonprofit clients and board candidates?

Seven Ways a Board Member Can Support Their Executive Director and Organization

BoardAssist

If you have free time, you can work with clients from reading to children to helping complete tax forms. The event pays off in two ways, better connections between Board members and toys for needy children. governanceWhat do nonprofit Executive Directors really want from their board members? We know nonprofit leaders rely on their boards for financial support, but they also need so much more from them in non-financial ways.

Is your board making the grade – How to improve board performance

BoardAssist

BoardSource, the country’s leading nonprofit governance consultants, provides some great advice in this week’s guest post. Light a fire under your governance committee. One colleague of mine even recommends making your corporate secretary the chief governance officer of the organization and asking him or her to chair this committee. There’s a lesson to be learned from those parents intent on helping their children succeed in school. governance

Top Twelve Tips for Courting New Board Members

BoardAssist

Earned a recent grant from the Gates Foundation, partnered with MIT on a computer lab for inner city children, or received some special recognition for your work? governance volunteer recruiting With nearly 2 million board seats opening up in the United States ever year, it’s not easy for nonprofit leaders to successfully compete for, and win over, fantastic new board members.

UNICEF Shares How You Can Support India Today Amidst the COVID-19 Surge

Saleforce Nonprofit

Among those most impacted by the pandemic are children. In the second wave, there is a proportional increase of COVID-19 cases in children. Moreover, vaccines have not yet been approved for children in India.

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Welcome to the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellows

NTEN

Last year, as jobs, schools, government services, social gatherings, and everyday tasks moved online, there blossomed a growing recognition that digital access and skills are critical in our society and should be a universal human right. 2020 was a rough year.

HealthCare.gov: A Model Facebook Page

Forum One

Wall: This is where the government publishes updates for its fans. "Family/Children," "Person with Disability," "Senior," etc.). Also, privacy practices are governed by Facebook, not the U.S. government. Tags: Influence Government Internet Strategy Social Media Tips & Trends

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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.

Community colleges: A critical access point to higher education

Candid

In April, President Biden shared his American Families Plan , which aims to support low and middle-income families and children. Figures captured here reflect select funding from government agencies awarded since 2012. [3]Totals

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.

A Nice Holiday Gift for School Kids Everywhere

Forum One

One in every three American children is now considered overweight or obese. Seventeen million children live in food insecure households. allows children to create meals by dragging and dropping foods onto their virtual plate. Influence Government Internet StrategyThe Santa I know typically operates in the currency of choo choo trains, gumdrops, and candy canes, but this holiday season, it seems he’s branched out.

Inside a Website Redesign: Plan Canada

NetWits

They work with children, their families, communities, organizations and local governments to bring about positive change. As a part of Plan International , their vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity. Plan Canada is a child-centered community development organization.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We give our everything every day to empower people in need with these life-changing resources – giving women hope, children health and families a bright future. By Moree Lambeth , Senior Content Creator at Water.org.

How to accept bitcoin and other crypto donations

Whole Whale

Based on conversations among crypto thought leaders , this belief in decentralized power also carries pessimism in fiat currency controlled by governments. Public interest vs Government Policy.

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.

10 Common Misconceptions Nonprofits Have About Bitcoin Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. By Alex Wilson and Pat Duffy , co-founders of The Giving Block.

The Champion Healthcare Fundraisers are Overlooking

sgEngage

Community benefit can help you pinpoint the specific issues that your organization will tackle, be it improving access to nutritious food or creating more safe spaces for children to play.

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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Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

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. Philanthropy plays a role beyond what governments could do—allowing for the testing of innovative models that are responsive to local cultural contexts—and then looks to government for scaling up successful efforts.

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.

5 Creative Angles to Consider for Your Next Fundraising Campaign

Classy

This year’s programmatic focuses are underserved Black Americans, children, and breast cancer survivors, so each crowdfunding campaign targets a particular cause that aligns with these audiences. . When it comes to fundraising for your nonprofit, creativity is key.

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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Guest Post: Why it’s worth allowing volunteers to lead (even when it’s uncomfortable)

Twenty Hats

I was new to a children’s ministry position and had little experience managing volunteers. For the past 16 years, I have coordinated volunteer programs within local government. For CVA Krista Gilmore, the point of volunteer management is to cultivate volunteer leaders.

An Open (Online) Book: What SB 272 Means for California Public Records

Byte Technology

Johnson signed into law the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), a sweeping measure that suddenly allowed all American citizens access to public records that where previously out of reach to anyone but government employees. And in the five decades that FOIA has been in place, trillions of pieces of information have been digested by a wide array of Americans eager for a more transparent system of government. It may seem hard to imagine but it’s been 50 years since President Lyndon B.

Force Multiplier Podcast Episode 2: Creating More Equitable Healthcare

Saleforce Nonprofit

Protecting Nearly Half the World’s Children Through Vaccination. On its own, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has prevented upwards of 14 million future deaths by helping vaccinate more than 822 million children in the world’s poorest countries.

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. Since 1922, they have put significant international pressure on governments to enforce and enact laws that defend women’s rights. Among their many notable achievements in 2016, they have helped persuade the federal government to welcome 110,000 refugees into the United States and played a significant part in abolishing the death penalty in Delaware.

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. .

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2021

Forum One

She Should Run knows that adding more women in government infuses new perspectives and ideas to solve the complicated issues we face as a nation. During Women’s History Month, we are excited to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021.

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.

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

Kindful

The Highland Street Foundation is committed to addressing the most pressing needs and concerns for children and families in Massachusetts and California. Grant funds are made available across a variety of categories, based on donor intent and the guidance of our Governing Committee.

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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How to Write an Effective Grant Proposal

Classy

Grant funds from foundations, government entities, and corporations help nonprofits diversify their income streams. In 2020, nonprofits raised around 20% of their income from grants.

How Salesforce is Powering the COVAX Country Engagement Platform

Saleforce Nonprofit

Ending global pandemics will take the world’s leading governments, health authorities, corporates and nonprofits all working together, and the COVAX facility is a powerful example of how we can win this race, we all need to run faster as a team.