What’s the ROI of Online Voting and Fundraising Contests?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week’s case study about how the Students for Free Tibet vets participation generated some great responses and advice in the comments from Wendy Harman , Red Cross and Stacey Monk , Epic Change, both veterans of online fundraising and voting contests. Contest Sponsor. The first screen should be a cross-check with your organization’s values, mission, and goals and the contest sponsor. Are the sponsors and competition model in alignment with our personal values?

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Apps for Youth, By Youth

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The app was a finalist in Microsoft's 2011 Imagine Cup, a student technology competition. Our Time (Facebook) is a nonprofit dedicated to youth empowerment through the voting process. iPad, iPhone, MacOS) is a student planner that helps you keep track of your class schedule, track your grades and GPA, manage homework assignments, and create an interactive calendar.

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14LCS Idea Accelerator Pitches - Onward!


Stones Worldview Tango - Richard Cirille Empowering learning for students world wide. Design solutions for collaboration, empowerment, global views, and self awareness. Modify and adapt 2-3 matchmaking apps like Tinder to democratize nonprofit to nonprofit, nonprofit to sponsor (for profits), nonprofits to consultants matches. [Photo credit: Idea Accelerator contestants high five after practicing their pitches at the Microsoft evening reception, Sept.

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Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good


Ludwig is a game aimed at educators and students alike. The empowerment of girls in third world countries is a topic many corporate sponsors are looking to endorse. By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change. For the first time, this year's Games for Change Festival created an opportunity for producers of games in development to get live feedback from leading game designers, educators, and funders on the main stage.

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Empowering Refugees: Interview with Kjerstin Erickson of FORGE

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Erickson founded FORGE (Facilitating Opportunities for Refugee Growth and Empowerment) in 2003 when she was a 20 year-old junior studying public policy at Stanford University. The projects can range from preschools, to libraries and computer training centers, to women empowerment programs. He was the first person that we sponsored to our High School Education Program, and he was able to complete his education. We would bring students.

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Alli Chagi-Starr, Art in Action/Ella Baker Center, Podcast Interview Transcription

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We produced somewhere around ten events and sponsored about ten events during that five day period to bring those issues to the forefront, so, "green jobs, not jails" and looking at eco-apartheid, as opposed to eco-equity, and had a lot of panels and different events. And what I always tell the students that I work with is, number one, stay in community. Today's Big Vision Podcast transcript is from an interview with arts activist, Alli Chagi-Starr.

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