Happy Birthday, TechSoup New Zealand!

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global has been rapidly expanding over the course of the past few years, with new nonprofit partners launched in 32 countries around the world (and many others on the way!). Our partner in New Zealand participated in a party hosted by Microsoft New Zealand to celebrate their first anniversary of being part of the TechSoup Global Network. Microsoft helped support their launch and product donation program throughout organizations across New Zealand.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Your Nonprofit Can Recruit & Retain Digital Sponsors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits of all sizes are invited to join this webinar to learn how to recruit and retain digital sponsors for online events and campaigns. How to pitch & price your digital sponsorships for online events and campaigns. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. <<

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26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and digital marketing strategy. Digital Technology in the Non-for-Profit Sector 2019 :: Download. Published by Infoxchange (Australia & New Zealand). Charity Digital Skills Report 2019 :: Download. Sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts.

Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA. Ngonzi on Twitter and LinkedIn and register for her upcoming on March 24, Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. International organizations planning their fundraising strategies for the new decade and looking for new funding sources may be wondering how to maximize their success in attracting U.S.

[FREE WEBINAR] How NGOs Worldwide Can Use Digital Storytelling to Attract U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Presented by: Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST.

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

Influence

In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries." Read More » Letter from Participation Camp: The Digital Divide Aimee McLaughlin in Influence 5 May 2010 As a relative newbie here at Forum One, I wasnt sure what to expect when as I headed to my very first "unconference."

[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the first of three webinars in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Digital Media and Learning Conference. Digital Media and Learning Conference. Digital Media and Learning Hub / Irvine, CA / $175. The Digital Media and Learning Conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialogue and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice.

Free Webinar for Nonprofits in Asia Pacific! How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Successfully and Build Their Digital Libraries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

10-11:30am New Delhi; 2-3:30 Sydney; 4-6:30pm Auckland). Next, the webinar highlights the need to create a video and digital photography library and demonstrates how to use Windows Live Photo Gallery and Windows Live Movie Maker to create videos and slideshows for YouTube and Flickr. Please Note: For those in nonprofits attending in Australia and New Zealand, a phone number will be provided for the audio portion, however, it is not toll free.

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Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

You can help your tech-shy NGO friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup. Vancouver, British Columbia: Design an Exceptional Digital Experience. New York, New York: Year-end Fundraising in July! Bamenda, Cameroon: How to Create Digital Stories. Bamenda, Cameroon: How to Create Digital Stories. Wellington, New Zealand: Twitter Is Dead, Long Live Twitter!

[WEBINAR] Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the second of three webinars in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. From chatbots to social advertising, this webinar will focus on what’s new and next in social media so that your nonprofit can embrace being an early adopter to achievement maximum return-on-investment (ROI). What’s new in Facebook Fundraising Tools, Instagram Donate Stickers, and YouTube Giving. • Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

[FREE WEBINAR] Charitable Online Solicitation: Is Your Nonprofit Compliant?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your website and social media channels are remarkable tools that provide boundless opportunities to reach new donors to fuel your mission. Join this webinar to learn best practices and insightful strategies to help you use compliance to drive digital fundraising success, including: • Which online fundraising activities trigger fundraising registration obligations and what ongoing reports are required. • Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

Go Around the Globe with #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

With one-hour chats in Cameroon, New Zealand, India, Kenya, South Africa, Poland, Canada and the United States, we have over twelves hours of digital storytelling conversation planned for your listening pleasure. New Zealand. 3:00 pm New Zealand Standard time / 3:00 am Coordinated Universal Time. Topic: AWESOME Digital Storytelling case studies. Topic: Mobile Tools for Digital Storytelling - What's Your Favorite. New York City.

[WEBINAR] Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the second of three webinars in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (90 minutes).

22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Australia and New Zealand – 7%. Digital wallet payments, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay – 1%. 22) 85% say that NPOs, NGOs, and charities must invest financial resources in digital communications in order to stay relevant.

[FREE WEBINAR] Using Online Tools to Uplevel Your Live Fundraising Event

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In-person fundraising events are wonderful ways to help organizations meet new donors, establish trust and, of course, raise money. This webinar will show you how your nonprofit can capture new donors, drive event attendance and make it easy to give anytime, anywhere with expert tips and strategies. Digital strategies for during your event to get guests excited and inspired to give using fundraising thermometers, donor walls, mobile messaging and text-to-donate.

Free Webinar for Nonprofits in Asia Pacific! How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Successfully and Build Their Digital Libraries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

10-11:30am New Delhi; 2-3:30 Sydney; 4-6:30pm Auckland). Next, the webinar highlights the need to create a video and digital photography library and demonstrates how to use Windows Live Photo Gallery and Windows Live Movie Maker to create videos and slideshows for YouTube and Flickr. Please Note: For those in nonprofits attending in Australia and New Zealand, a phone number will be provided for the audio portion, however, it is not toll free.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Mobile Messaging to Grow Your Nonprofit and Boost Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Presented by: Corey Blake , Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Leah Libolt , Senior Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: May 7, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Create an Engaging Donor Journey in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s time to take on new terrain by building a targeted multichannel donor journey that ensures every member of your community feels connected to your cause throughout the year. Align your digital strategies to form a cohesive donor journey. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. <<

Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Australia and New Zealand. 12% prefer to give by bank/wire transfer, 10% by direct/post mail, 10% via PayPal, 8% in cash, 2% via digital wallet, 2% by text-to-give, and 1% by mobile money.

23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2019 Digital Outlook Report :: Download. Digital Technology in the Non-for-Profit Sector :: Download. Published by Infoxchange (Australia & New Zealand). Charity Digital Skills Report 2018 :: Download. The Charity Digital Spectrum 2019 :: Download. The reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide.

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits in North America, Europe, and Australia have a multitude of online fundraising services to choose from mostly thanks to their government’s efforts to build digital records and databases of legally verified nonprofits. GiveaLittle (New Zealand).

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

27: Digital Learning Day — #DLDay. Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada. Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and then add them to your 2020 editorial calendar.

Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An effective story not only helps nonprofits attract new donors but also increases overall brand awareness, which can be good for landing corporate sponsorships or attracting media coverage. As digital natives, many millennials (and younger) live on social media, which makes user-generated storytelling campaigns a great way to empower, inspire and engage this generation. You can repurpose the digital assets for your website, newsletter and social media posts.

Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site

NetWits

The social Web is essentially a place where relationships are built, maintained and enhanced in a digital space. For example: If you’re a nonprofit that focuses on disaster-relief efforts in places like New Zealand, then you may want to connect with the Red Cross and begin building a relationship with it. Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? Twitter has more than 16 million users, and 42.3

Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A set of digital graphics for your email promotion and social media campaigns to which you can add your organization’s logo. Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada.

Join Our 24-Hour Round-the-World Twitter Chat

Tech Soup Blog

Since our last storytelling Twitter chat , both the opportunities and challenges in producing a great digital story have increased. We'll be hanging out in our #Storymakers2016 Twitter-chat room, so stop on by … NEW ZEALAND. New Zealand Standard Time (3 a.m. NEW YORK CITY. How can we bridge the digital divide between men and women in ICT? Topic: Quick and dirty online tools for digital storytelling.

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5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Four of the 25 nonprofits were based in countries where online fundraising is a challenge and options are limited, but if your nonprofit is based in North America, Europe, or Australia and New Zealand, you have excellent online fundraising services available, so take this as a reminder to donate to your own nonprofit with a fresh set of eyes and upgrade your fundraising service, if necessary. 0% accept digital payments, such as Apple Pay or Visa Checkout.

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of new donors giving to charity declined by 7.3% The number of new retained donors dropped 14.9% ( Fundraising Effectiveness Project ). The top countries where individuals give the most often (not necessarily the most money) are (1) Myanmar, (2) The United States, (3) New Zealand, (4) Australia, and ; (5) Ireland ( Charities Aid Foundation World Giving Index ). Fundraising Stats. The average online gift in 2018 was $96.40

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Quick Hit: Meet Me Down Under

Museum 2.0

I'm about to leave on a month-long trip to New Zealand and Australia. If you happen to be in the land of kiwis or kangaroos, you can find me: At the National Digital Forum at Te Papa on Nov 23-24, keynoting a closing session about how to move risky projects from dreams to reality.

Betsy Beaumon on Benetech's Literacy Program

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Year That Was and the New Year Ahead Guest Beneblog by Betsy Beaumon, Benetech's VP and General Manager of the Literacy Program 2012 was a year of titanic shifts in the fields of consumer technology, education, and publishing, along with the requisite challenges brought about by such rapid change. We introduced new formats and new readers to give users not only what they want, but also a choice in how and where they want it. and a new audio option for Spanish titles.

Your #nptech Community Events Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, LA: New Media Storytellers: How to get your audience to pay attention. Busia, Kenya: Hackathon: -New Technologies and young talents-Kenya. Vancouver, Canada: Creating a Digital Community: The Misadventures of Fundraiser Grrl. Auckland, New Zealand: net2aklREVIVE : So what is tech4good anyway? New York, NY: Building Websites with WordPress for Nonprofits. New York, NY: Content Modeling: Where Strategy, Design, and Tech Converge.

November 10: Bloggers Raise Awareness About Refugees During Bloggers Unite

Have Fun - Do Good

Monday, November 10th, in an initiative similar to Blog Action Day , thousands of bloggers will post about refugee issues to raise awareness as part of Bloggers Unite.

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Visit the Center for Digital Philanthropy's Hurricane Sandy Relief page to learn about more efforts underway from organizations around the world. Digital Volunteerism – Effective Disaster Relief the GreenTech Way. Lessons From Haiti: Uses of New Media in Disaster Recovery Efforts. Remote Access Proves Critical to New Zealand NGO After Earthquake.

Join Us for Local and Virtual Events This Week With Social Media September

Tech Soup Blog

Victoria, Canada: The Art of Digital Storytelling - A NetSquared Victoria Panel. New York, NY: Using Text Messaging to Achieve Your Mission. Wellington, New Zealand: A very social, cool little capital talk: #net2welly Social Media Sept (2 of 3). Wellington, New Zealand: Going green with social media - #net2welly Social Media Sept (1 of 3). We’d love to help you start a new meetup.

NetSquared in May: Get Face-to-Face with Your Nonprofit Peers

Tech Soup Blog

Australia and New Zealand with Stephen Blyth of NetSquared Wellington. New Orleans, NO: Net2NO’s May Meetup. Victoria, Canada: Technology Upgrade 101: Integrating New Tech into Existing NonProfits. Vancouver, Canada: The Digital Nonprofit Conference. Auckland, New Zealand: Reviving Auckland Net2 - a conversation. New York, NY: Office 365 - Just for Nonprofits! New York: Office 365 - Just for Nonprofits!

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

Vancouver, British Columbia: Digital Storytelling — Production to Distribution. New Orleans, Louisiana: Putting NOLA on the Product Hunt Map. Austin, Texas: Google Digital Inclusion Fellowship — NTEN, Skillpoint, and Austin Free-Net. New York, New York: Essential Digital Asset Management (DAM): Framework and Management Guide. Vancouver, British Columbia: Digital Makeover: Apply Now for Help from Our Experts.

Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

NonProfit Hub

Prior to joining the Eagles in 2000, Julie worked in the television and business affairs department at the National Hockey League in New York. When he’s not entrenched in all things FableVision, Paul teaches digital media production at Boston College, where he has served as adjunct faculty for over two decades. She’s a former chair of CFRE International, and Immediate Past Chair of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England. The moment is finally here!

3 Facts About Fundraising on Social Media

SocialFish

On the flipside, optimism rose from 73% to 86% in New Zealand when more than five channels were used. Waggner Edstrom ’s report on digital persuasion found that more than half of survey respondents have been inspired to take action when they engage with a cause after reading a story on social media. This is the third post in a series provided for SocialFish by Artie Patel of Attentive.ly.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community. Buffalo, New York: What Are Realistic IT Goals for Our Nonprofits? Atrisco, New Mexico: Working Group and Help Desk: Bring Your Projects and Tech Challenges. Buffalo, New York: Essential Data Management. Gulu, Uganda: Adobe Spark Digital Storytelling.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared meetups will bring local nonprofits free digital storytelling workshops in more than 40 cities between August and October. Seattle, Washington: Digital Communications for Nonprofits. Atrisco, New Mexico: Working Group/Help Desk: Bring Your Projects and Tech Challenges. Wellington, New Zealand: Sharing Battle Stories from 2017 (So Far), over Soup | Net2Welly Aug '17 Meetup. Bamenda, Cameroon: How to Create Digital Stories.

Transmedia — Making Change Across Mediums

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: I’m on my way to Australia and New Zealand lead a series of workshops on Networked Nonprofits and Measurement, culminating with a keynote at this year’s ConnectingUp Conference in Australia, so expect to see a few interesting guest posts. Today, it’s a whole new ballgame. Knowing your audience remains essential, because each platform is a new arena for expression, and a new avenue to engage different targets and users.

Does This Deserve My Attention?

Beth Kanter

Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be in New Zealand, leading a workshop on social media and I facilitated a module on mindful social media. Yet, we often squander it by not being mindful. Mindful online is defined as not just going into auto pilot to update your FB status or scan your Twitter stream but to consciously think about all aspects of your digital actions. ” Distraction by shiny objects is not new.