American Red Cross Launches Digital Training Program for Disaster Relief Volunteers - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

AFP Blog

American Red Cross Launches Digital Training Program for Disaster Relief Volunteers - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee : WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today,the American Red Cross announced a new, technology-based training program for disaster relief volunteers that will allow them to access training programs remotely through mobile devices

When Fundraising Disaster Strikes, What Should You Do?

Tech Soup Blog

" His nonprofit has an annual budget of under $35,000, almost all of it raised on the Give Local America Big Day of Giving in Sacramento. The Stanford Settlement Neighborhood Center in Sacramento was able to quickly get a contingency plan in action after the Kimbia failure by switching to direct donation solicitations. Disaster Planning and Recovery. We advocate that all organizations have some type of disaster planning in place for such occasions.


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What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving

Givinga Blog

For instance, we worked with Golf Now/NBC Golf to provide our disaster relief platform to country clubs during COVID-19, as many clubs were forced to completely close down or scale down operations. A look back at 2020 shows that unprecedented challenges often lead to unexpected opportunity.

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Nonprofits and App Developers Combine Forces for Community Change

Tech Soup Blog

The Community Resilience Platform also pulls together important information for citizens, but specifically in times of disaster. The app is currently used in West Sacramento, California, which is a food desert, according to the app creators. We use apps to capture memories, keep track of tasks, entertain ourselves, and communicate. But what if an app could be used to help nonprofits, public libraries, and other community groups organize and solve pressing problems?

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth Kanter

To answer, Giving Day hosts turned to each other through Knight Foundation’s Peer Learning Exchange and Facebook Group, and participated in conference calls organized by Priscilla Enriquez, Chief Giving Officer of the Sacramento Regional Community Foundation. Giving Day hosts are using “ Table Top Crisis Planning,” an interactive exercise that allows them to look at the first 72 hours of a response to a disaster and brainstorm innovative ways to address it. Click to Download Report.