Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | WMDT.com Maryland-Delaware

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Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | WMDT.com Maryland-Delaware : "Cook, who is close to becoming a billionaire, says he will pay for his nephew''s college education, then donate the rest of his wealth to philanthropic projects, according to Fortune.

‘It’s a talent war’: Tech Impact Report Highlights Delaware’s Tech Talent Needs, Unveils Strategy to Bridge Gap


For Immediate Release CONTACT: Arron Neal, 213-568-3334 arron@mission.partners Issue brief explores how to elevate Delaware as a growing technology hub WILMINGTON, Del.


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ERP Software for a Nonprofit – a Case Study

Vertex Systems

The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← 5 Features to Look for in Financial Management Software White House Budget Supports Workers with Disabilities → ERP Software for a Nonprofit – a Case Study Posted on February 15, 2011 by vertex | 1 Comment We’ve recently added a new ERP case study to our website that focuses on the use of our enterprise platform solution by a nonprofit vocational rehabilitation organization located in Delaware.

Hospitals embracing social media | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal

AFP Blog

Hospitals embracing social media | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal: "Some 3,500 miles away, Delaware residents are keeping tabs on team members as they go from one town to another, thanks to daily postings and pictures on the hospital's Facebook page.

Internet surfing helping nonprofits | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal

AFP Blog

Internet surfing helping nonprofits | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal: "Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington has joined nearly 300 other Delaware nonprofits and schools registered with Goodsearch.com, an innovative search engine that donates a penny of advertising revenue to charity every time someone uses it

Microsoft Citizenship Donating Office 365 To Nonprofits


Many nonprofits are benefiting from moving email, calendar, documents, and data to the cloud including the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware. Boys and Girls Club of Delaware. Serving over 35,000 school-aged children per year in the state of Delaware, the Boys and Girls Club infrastructure was growing exceedingly large and becoming hard to maintain across 44 locations. "); September 10, 2013, Microsoft announced Office 365 donations for eligible nonprofits, large or small.

Meet the People We Work With – Columbia Industries

Vertex Systems

A while ago, we introduced you to Brenda at Kent-Sussex in Delaware so she could tell you her story. Now, we’ve got another client to tell you about – Kay with Columbia Industries in the state of Washington! She’s the … Continue reading →

3 Vital Resources for Nonprofit Start-Ups

Blue Fox

Last week our CEO received a phone call that started like this: “Hi Chantal, I’m staring a nonprofit in Delaware and could use some support getting my organization off the ground. How to Start a Nonprofit? Is this something you can help with or do you only work with established nonprofits?” ” Our CEO’s response: “Yes, our team would love to help! Tell me what you’ve completed so far and we can go from there.” ” So, where do you begin?

Is Your State an Employment First State?

Vertex Systems

Delaware. . . What is the EFSLMP? The Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program is an initiative from the Office of Disability Employment Policy, a division of the Department of Labor. . Purpose of EFSLMP. The focus of the EFSLMP is to provide mentorship to "core states" through intensive technical assistance.

10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


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. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder that humanitarian crises around the world are far from over.

Spread the Love and #BAD11

Connection Cafe

Taking a closer look at a particular region of the US, hunger affects close to 1 million individuals throughout the Delaware Valley (area surrounding Philadelphia). Live in the Delaware Valley or just want to stay tuned into the amazing work of Philabundance? Author: Jill Ward. Once a year, Blog Action Day unites bloggers around the world to focus on an important global issue and to create a dialogue that transcends international borders.

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ITWorks: Changing Lives In 16 Weeks


There are nearly 100,000 young adults between the ages of 18-24 living in southeast Pennsylvania and north Delaware who are under employed, or unemployed and are making approximately $11,000 per year. “Where I’m from, jail and death before age 18 are the two major options, but I wanted different,” said Christopher Snow, who because of ITWorks is now working as a Technology Services Technician for the large international consulting firm, Accenture.

Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefited Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. 3/19/12 Update: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits launched in conjunction with a social media and mobile technology training and book tour that also served as fundraiser for partners nonprofits – a total of $17,130 was raised. Thanks very much to those that attended, the nonprofit partners (listed below), and the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Sponsors that helped make it happen.

Meet the People We Work With

Vertex Systems

Our newest spotlight is Brenda Rutherford, an IT Director for Kent-Sussex Industries over in Milford, Delaware.

Four Rules that Apply to Nonprofit Corporations

NonProfit Hub

Some states, such as Delaware, require that your intent to operate as a nonprofit along with any exemptions be disclosed upon the formation of your business. Nonprofit corporations are a crucial part of our economy and serve a variety of individuals and interests. One of the unique elements of nonprofits is the way they are formed and function. Nonprofits operate differently than for-profit LLCs and Corporations.

Blogging with our brains and hearts

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

McNutt Professor School of Public Policy & Administration University of Delaware Software to Support Program Evaluation Laura S. My much-loved client, Community TechKnowledge , recently asked me to serve as the curator of their new guest blog. We launched it today, and I'd like to invite you to take a look.

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Tech Impact Receives $200,000 Grant


Because of the $200,000 unrestricted grant received from the Community Builders Award, ITWorks is empowered to continue brightening the future of at risk youth in the Delaware Valley. Tech Impact’s Anthony Pisapia on left, and Patrick Calihan on right. William Kendima, ITWorks graduate speaks at ceremony. William Kendima moved from Liberia to the United States in 2005.

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The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Delaware. Delaware Combined Registration Application (CRA) form: varies based on applicable licenses and accounts. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Sprint 3G/4G Overdrive is worth the upgrade

Judi Sohn

We'll see how it does away from Philadelphia, particularly when I'm Amtrak and hit areas in Delaware that the old AirCard always gave up. I'm dealing with some medical issues again. When under personal stress some people eat. Some people smoke or drink. I buy and play with tech. Can't help it.

Sprint 3G/4G Overdrive is worth the upgrade

Judi Sohn

We'll see how it does away from Philadelphia, particularly when I'm Amtrak and hit areas in Delaware that the old AirCard always gave up. I'm dealing with some medical issues again. When under personal stress some people eat. Some people smoke or drink. I buy and play with tech. Can't help it.

Why Passion Isn’t Enough for Your Board of Governance

NonProfit Hub

He quickly changed gears and founded the Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation and now serves as the president and CEO of the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA). This post was originally featured in our May/June edition of the Nonprofit Hub Magazine. To get our next issue delivered to your mailbox, sign up here. _. Passion simply isn’t good enough for a fruitful board of directors.

The Northeast Recycling Council – A GreenTech Nonprofit Profile

Tech Soup Blog

It is headquartered in Brattleboro, Vermont and has traditionally focused its efforts in ten northeast states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont). From time to time we like to profile the work of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries that are doing great work in green IT.

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages. For those new to e-books, it’s also worth noting that Amazon offers a suite of free Kindle Apps that allow you to download the book in digital format to most smartphones or tablets, or as a.PDF to a PC or Mac.

What do boards need to know about IT?


He is actively involved in his community and is a board member with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware. . One of the questions we get asked a lot at BoardAssist is how can I be an “agent of change” on my nonprofit board. For some board members, the best way to help your nonprofit may be by making sure your nonprofit is up to date with all the latest IT strategies.

How Nonprofit Board Members Can Help Their Boards with IT – Get Rid of IT!


He is actively involved in his community and is a board member with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware. BoardAssist’s mission is to identify high impact agents of change for nonprofit boards. One of the best ways to “be that change” on your board may mean taking a look at your nonprofit’s IT department and asking if your nonprofit is doing the best they can.

Summer Meme


SUMMER MEME 4 things you like about summer Margarita on the rocks, no salt Bethany Beach, Delaware (I have one RB (Rehoboth) and one BB sticker on my car bumper - that would be the past and the future)! I got tagged by the Buzz Bin for their Summer Meme ! Haven't done one of these in a while, so here goes.

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Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. I tell ya. It’s a surreal feeling to know that someone could be reading your book right now… on the subway, in a cafe, or at a park in any city, anywhere in the world. And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media. All this began on a fateful day in February 2005 with the launch of a Myspace Page meant solely to promote nonprofits and foster social good.

Celebrating The Nation's Founding


He had seen the British fleet in Boston harbor and he had seen British ships attempt to sail up the Delaware River to attack Philadelphia. As is our tradition here at VisionLink, passing on holiday insights from Stan Stahl. His written words continue to underscore the importance and meaning of community-- we the people. Happy 4th of July! Dr. W. Douglas Zimmerman VisionLink - Independence Day, 2012 Stan Stahl, Ph.D.

People Powered Movement Photo Contest

Have Fun - Do Good

Check out the cute video below for photo ideas and inspiration: Related blogs: Alliance for Walking and Biking blog Bay Area Bicycles Coaltion Bike Delaware News Bikes and the City BikeSkirt BikePortland Carefree USA Blog Cycle and Style Fresno Bicycle Coalition News Philadelphia Bicycle News Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Streetsblog Virginia Bicycling Federation WalkBikeJerseyBlog Walk Oakland Bike Oakland Cross-posted from BlogHer.com. I'm a big walker.

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Earnest Review


You must be living in the District of Columbia or in any other state other than Alabama, Nevada Delaware, Kentucky, or Rhode Island. The process of refinancing student loans can be difficult. It may even seem like a tall order trying to trim down the number of loans you have and looking to get the lowest interest rate, and you may end up giving up. You shouldn’t though. There are companies that specialize in helping students tackle their debts in a more organized and affordable manner.

Tagged again!


BB/RB - Bethany Beach (Delaware) for family time, Rehoboth for my youth.) YAPstar and blogger bud Maggie McGary tagged me on her awesomely titled blog, Mizz Information. I know a lot of people hate memes, but I still like doing them, if only because it enables me to spread some link love. five more things you (possibly) didn't know about me. hmmmm. I'll keep this short: 1) I speak French fluently. As in with my parents.

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Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!


Second Harvest Heartland Share Our Strength Shoes That Fit The ALS Association The Arc of Atlantic County The Arc of Delaware County The Arc of Frederick County The Arc of Monmouth The Children''s Room The Conservation Fund The Dalai Lama Foundation The Humane Society of the United States The Hunger Project The Nature Conservancy The Starfish Foundation, Inc.

How to Become A Travel Agent from Home


Delaware. According to statistics, at least 8 million Americans are working from home today. This is roughly 5% of the entire population, and the numbers are rising steadily. The main reason behind this is improved internet connectivity and the desire for independence and more flexibility when it comes to careers. It also allows one the luxury of being able to control their schedules, and let’s face it; most jobs usually involve a lot of pressure and frustrations.

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

ASU Lodestar Center

These states are Arizona, California, Alabama, Florida, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Delaware. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.

New Year's Resolution: Do Something About That Pile of E-Waste

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They work in Virginia, Delaware, and North Carolina. My Flickr Photo from a visit to Freegeek in Portland, Oregon. Earlier this month, I was in Portland, Oregon and had an opportunity to visit FreeGeek , a computer recylcing organization. It got me thinking about the computer graveyard that is my home office. I have the dead bodies of too many computers and other electronics collecting dust in my office. Not to mention cluttering up the floor space.)

NetCentric Advocacy: Civil Disobedient Lawmaking

Network-Centric Advocacy

More than a year ago, the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Corporation stirred an uproar in Mr. Morrisons eastern Schuylkill County borough with a proposal to use a large strip mine as a disposal site for material dredged up from the Hudson and Delaware rivers. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Notes and Questions: Are you also building the capacity of the network to serve itself?

The Next Generation of Major Donors to Museums: Interview with David Gelles

Museum 2.0

I included the Delaware Art Museum as an example of this. Last week''s New York Times special section on museums featured a lead article by David Gelles on Wooing a New Generation of Museum Patrons. In the article, David discussed ways that several large art museums are working to attract major donors and board members in their 30s and 40s. The article both energized and frustrated me.

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

Beth Kanter

Braeden was chosen to represent Delaware at the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge banquet at the White House. Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Crowdfunding in general has raised more than 5.1 billion in 2013 and nonprofit fundraisers using crowdfunding platforms and techniques continues to explode (according to this infographic from Craig Newmark).

Capital One 360 Reviews and promotions


Capital One 360 is mainly an online bank, whose clients can find their branches in eight US states – Connecticut, Louisiana, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, Texas, and District of Columbia. The banking industry is literally littered with giants that have been at it for hundreds of years. Capital One, however, is an exception because it has been around for just 25 years, and in that short period, this bank has become a powerhouse.

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