2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations

Kindful

This free course will teach you the most efficient way to search for grants and exactly how to identify funders who best align with your own organization. The post 2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations appeared first on Kindful.

Changing lives through financial empowerment

ASU Lodestar Center

For the past six months I have worked with YWCA Maricopa County , expanding its Own It Financial Education program , which provides low-income women and families a free education teaching them how to become financially stable and independent. There are no courses in our public school systems that teach students how to use a. posted by. Kristen Coco , Program Developer. In 2012, 25 percent of Americans had more credit card debt than they had in their emergency savings.

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What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving

Givinga Blog

We helped LIVELY formulate a list of 10 charities that promote social justice through a variety of areas including legal, advocacy and women’s empowerment. The post What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving appeared first on Givinga.

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Technology Support as Teaching

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Technology Support as Teaching April 24, 2007 I’ve been thinking a lot about technology support lately. Certainly, if you are a technology provider that values empowerment of your clients, this is probably a good model to consider. Second, Empowerment.

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

EveryAction

Their model of empowerment amplifies the voices of refugee communities, allowing them to act as their own champions. Their mission is to assist impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas, working in the spirit of Catholic social teaching to promote the sacredness of human life and the dignity of the human person. World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20th to honor and commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of past and current refugees across the globe.

How Cloud for Good Gives Back To Our Communities

Cloud 4 Good

A six-week Managed Services contract was provided to assist in declarative UI updates, automation support, process refinement, system owner empowerment, help with third-party applications, and training to further user adoption, enablement, and comfortability with reports and dashboards.

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 2 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks

Empowerment & Encourage Success. The next important aspect of a successful remote workplace is empowerment. Empowerment isn’t just handing over the reins, what is it saying is I trust you to be the expert and I’m not going to get your way.

Discover Your True North And Internal Compass

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Like loyalty, respect provides a basis for empowerment, but leaders must earn it," says George. In his book, True North , Bill George shows you how to discover your true north - your internal compass that guides you successfully through life.

The Nonprofit Common Data Model as an Equity Tool

NTEN

Still, it’s one that is supported by Open Source, adopted by large nonprofit-serving businesses such as Oracle/NetSuite and Unit4, and creating an opening (and teaching tool) for even new-to-nonprofit technology solutions to understand basic service needs for nonprofits as supported by data.

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How To Discover Your True North

Eric Jacobsen Blog

centric Thinking long-term versus short-term Using a distributed leadership style versus a hierarchical leadership style Taking the institution's best interests in mind instead of being self-centered Learning through crucibles versus having the "perfect resume" Another important teaching from George is how to define your values, principles and ethical boundaries: Values : The relative importance of the things that matter in your life.

Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

Beth Kanter

I’m giving my support as well as sharing my teaching and technology skills with Women’s Rights organizations in Ukraine. The project is called “ Tech2Empower ,” organized by Wake , an organization on a quest to leverage technology for women’s empowerment globally. A branch of my family tree is from the Ukraine.

What Your Nonprofit Needs To Know About Machine Learning

Global Giving

To do this, we use a process called machine learning that allows us to “teach” computers how to tackle these tasks. Featured Photo: Send 100 Girls to STEM Camp in Nigeria by Women's Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC).

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Strengthening program evaluation in your nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

So the evaluator has to consider if they are going to: Teach. By following these steps, your organization can replace poor capacity with self-sufficiency, self-determination, and empowerment. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

What Advice Would You Give to Women in Africa About using Web2.0 Tools to Advance their Work?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC). s Technology Empowerment Centre. The project will teach women how to use Web 2.0 Oreoluwa Somolu I've known Oreoluwa Somolu virtually for several years. I came across Ore's writing via Sokari Ekine's fantastic bridge blogging of the African blogosphere on Global Voices. I was a mentor on Ore's Blog Mentoring Project in Africa as Joitske Hulsebosch also writes about.

How To Discover Your Truth North

Eric Jacobson

centric Thinking long-term versus short-term Using a distributed leadership style vs. a hierarchal leadership style Taking the institution's best interests in mind instead of being self-centered Learning through crucibles versus having the "perfect resume" Another important teaching from George is how to define your values, principles and ethical boundaries: Values : The relative importance of the things that matter in your life.

Trainer’s Notebook: #Tech2Empower Peru

Beth Kanter

The program hosts a delegation of women who work in the tech industry to share their knowledge and skills with women-focused nonprofits, startups and girls empowerment programs in developing countries and in the US. The program teaches women how to build confidence with self-promotion. Greetings from Cusco, Peru! I am honored to be working with Wake International on their Tech2Empower Program in Cusco, Peru.

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4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Therefore, they use a specific LMS system to teach and train volunteers. . Nonprofit organizations are often pressed to do more with less. Your staff is expected to be more efficient, your organization more productive, and your mission more manageable all while your piggy bank is light.

Hadley China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just got some information on this cool program: The Hadley School for the Blind has launched an innovative program of English language learning and empowerment which spans the Pacific Ocean. In 2005 the principal of Hadley-China, Rongqiang Xia, contacted Hadley students and staff who spoke native English to see if they would like to teach Chinese Hadley students English over the internet. Content access on the internet is a constant area of fascination to me.

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International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

Beth Kanter

At the workshop they met a group of fantastic young women – girls, really – who are teaching themselves to design mobile apps to address community problems like sexual violence. At the ages of 12-13, these girls, who came from nothing, are going to school and teaching themselves to use technology to improve themselves and change their communities. March 8th is International Women’s Day.

Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Youth Through App Development

Tech Soup Blog

Two such organizations are Apps for Good and Youth Radio's Mobile Action Lab , which are teaching youth to learn, create, and improve their communities through the development of apps. " Powered by CDI , Apps for Good is working with youth in the UK to teach them how to. greater access for youth and foster empowerment through skills. This post was authored by Vanessa Rhinesmith and originally appeared on the NetSquared blog.

Does Your Nonprofit Need Some Data Therapy?

Beth Kanter

And while I haven’t done an in-depth map of this space, I keep thinking that a network of intermediaries (people who teach skills, connect skilled volunteers, generate discussion — those data nerds ) is missing. (I These ideas make me wonder where there are community technology spaces in neighborhoods that are teaching data literacy skills to the people and where nonprofits are learning to improve their capacity on this skill set?

How To Discover Your True North And Become An Authentic Leader

Eric Jacobson

centric Thinking long-term versus short-term Using a distributed leadership style vs. a hierarchal leadership style Taking the institution's best interests in mind instead of being self-centered Learning through crucibles versus having the "perfect resume" Another important teaching from George is how to define your values, principles and ethical boundaries: Values : The relative importance of the things that matter in your life.

Schwab Social Entrepreneurs Summit 2007

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Mirai Chatterjee of the Self Employed Women's Association in India explains social entrepreneurs as private initiatives that used business models around financial sustainability, self-help and empowerment. Toronto business school, talked about the need to drive new skills into the business school community, especially improving the teaching of entrepreneurship and trying to teach empathy.

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Igniting the 15NTC stage at lightning speed

NTEN

Transcending "Social:" Visibility and Empowerment In An Uber-Mega-Meta Self-Conscious Age Speaker: Jianda Johnson, Business and Resource Development Specialist, Guadalupe Montessori School. Having worked in the technology department for a diverse and rapidly expanding nonprofit focused on the inclusion of people with disabilities, Jeff has been a part of his share of poor decisions and “teaching moments.”

What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

Beth Kanter

After finishing a four-day intensive training in Delhi for the Networked NGO , I stayed on a few days in India to visit colleague, Rufina Fernandez, who I met when she was the CEO of the Nasscom Foundation when she brought me to India to speak at the leadership conference and teach workshops back in 2010. Through his nonprofit, “ Technology for People ,” he has dedicated his life to girls (and boys) empowerment through technology. with Rufina Fernandez and Rajen Varada.

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Bridging the Opportunity Divide – Empowering Youth to Imagine and Realize their Futures

Beth Kanter

Mary Mwende told us about her journey from Mombasa, Kenya, to being one of ten girls chosen for the Global Give Back Circle , a mentoring and empowerment program. Matt Howard is a young man who is involved with one of Microsoft’s newly announced youth partner nonprofits, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Give for Youth micro-giving marketplace where you can support youth-focused nonprofits directly.

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American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Finally the other technology heavy program that American Indian Resource Center will be doing is called NATIVE, the Native American Teaming and Visual Empowerment project. This is a new program that will teach visually impaired Native Americans to use text readers and text magnifiers, which is a serious need in a high diabetes population. There is a wide array of nonprofit organizations that serve the 1.6 million Native Americans in the U.S.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Kampala, Uganda: Teaching Youths the Dangers of the Internet. Mahikeng, South Africa: Rural Tech Empowerment. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5. 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.

SAP Gives Back

Tech Soup Blog

They contribute curriculum ideas, teaching, and even an interactive social network so that members of their virtual university community can participate in webinars, blogs, and peer-to-peer coaching. movement, a world of 7 billion has implications for sustainability, urbanization, access to health services, and youth empowerment. SAP is helping to make a difference in the nonprofit and library community through their donation program here at TechSoup.

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What I Learned About Online Donor Engagement from Fundraisers in Brasil

Beth Kanter

Empowerment. ” I enjoy teaching workshops and presenting internationally because of the opportunity to learn from global peers. Last week, I was in Sao Paolo for the ABCR Festival, the leading conference in Brasil for fundraising for nonprofit organizations. This was my third visit to the country. I delivered a keynote for Social Good Brasil in 2012 and for a conference on volunteering hosted by Fundação Telefônica in 2014.

Guest Post: 8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This article was originally posted on Have Fun • Do Good at [link] by Britt Bravo: Britt Bravo offers strategic consulting, social web empowerment training, and career coaching that teaches individuals and organizations to realize their big vision. Submitted by Britt Bravo, publisher of Have Fun • Do Good Should all nonprofits have a blog? Can having a blog benefit your organization? Below are eight benefits of having a nonprofit blog.

Coming to a Public School Near You: Hopefully, You as a Volunteer

Have Fun - Do Good

Organizations like these teach everything from sports, to science, to the arts, to girl empowerment. Tuesday was my first day volunteering with the "reading partners" program at my neighborhood public elementary school. Every week I get to go in and read with the same two children for a half an hour each in the school library. Because it was my first time meeting the students, part of the half hour was spent getting to know each other.

Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Beth Kanter

The NPR story was part of a series called “ Don’t Lecture Me “ It follows a Professor Mazur, who teaches physics at Harvard and rather than telling his students, he teaches by questioning. His technique is similar to what I’ve being doing for years, but I haven’t used real-time learning analytics : Before he class, he assigns a pre-reading from the textbook. It’s more fun to teach this way and more fun to learn this.

Millennials Who Manage

Eric Jacobson

Drawing on extensive research, including a comprehensive, original workplace survey and in-depth interviews with Millennial managers, Millennials Who Manage , offers teaches Millennial readers how to overcome workplace perceptions and become great leaders. They can explain things a little easier—training always goes smoother because they tend to understand what they are teaching instead of just reading out of a book.”

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Through the 4-day workshop in-country and subsequent online and conference calls, grantee organizations will start to embrace the practices of Networked Nonprofits and begin to institutionalize social media strategies and integrate them into their broader strategy for communications on population and reproductive health or girls and girls and women’s empowerment. Day 2: Certificates Awarded To Senior Staff Attendees.

On saints and advocates

Connection Cafe

He has argued that Mother Theresa was not primarily interested in eliminating poverty, which would have involved muscular advocacy for things like the empowerment of women. Author: Alan Cooke. Proving that even saints are not immune from criticism, the famously cantankerous British writer Christopher Hitchens has almost built a career on invective against Mother Theresa of Calcutta. Hitchens assumes that saints should always be presumed guilty until proven innocent.

Off the Mat, Into the World: An Interview with Seane Corn

Have Fun - Do Good

Then, I started going around the country teaching workshops around spiritual activism: why it's important to take your yoga off the mat and into the world, and the different ways that we can get involved. We brought skills in which included things like yoga, of course, and puppet-making, frame-making, dance, and teaching skills such as English and phonetics. When I went in to meet these kids, I thought I'd teach them a little bit of yoga, help them out.

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

Through the 4-day workshop in-country and subsequent online and conference calls, grantee organizations will start to embrace the practices of Networked Nonprofits and begin to institutionalize social media strategies and integrate them into their broader strategy for communications on population and reproductive health or girls and girls and women’s empowerment.

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Nurturing Inner City Entrepreneurs: Jose Corona of Inner City Advisors

Have Fun - Do Good

The other thing is that a lot of inner cities are part of empowerment zones or enterprise zones where companies that are at a certain scale and profitable can benefit from tax credits, both from the payroll side, if you hire from the inner city, but also if you locate in the enterprise zones. I'm a personal believer that you can't teach someone to be an entrepreneur. I don't think you can teach someone to be an entrepreneur.

Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo: In so many of the groups you profiled, the women were using the arts for education, empowerment, or healing. Right at the end of that period, I also was teaching. And second, I was exhausted from having continued to do consulting and teaching at the same time. PG: Actually, I was invited to teach a little course about exactly this at Book Passage Travel Writers Workshop.

Women of Color Resource Center: An Interview with Anisha Desai

Have Fun - Do Good

Then, I moved into the world of teaching. I was teaching in high schools in Miami and the Bronx and San Francisco for some time, and really wanted to be around young people, especially during their high school years, which I thought was an interesting time of their political development. Locally, we run a project called the Technology Empowerment Project of Oakland.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

KR: I think we all want to be able to get a sense of how the investments that we are making in women's leadership, in women's empowerment, and in women's real innovation around some of the world's most pressing challenges, whether that is HIV/AIDS, or whether it is violence against women, or whether it is economic underdevelopment, what kind of difference we are making. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership.

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

Have Fun - Do Good

And so we started Art in Action camp six years ago to invite 25 youth from urban areas to participate in skills-building, giant puppets, dance and theater and we've also done a lot of work around diversity and anti-racism and looking at gender and looking at homophobia, and then we do a lot of personal empowerment work, really building up people's self-esteem and cultivating their leadership individually and on a more emotional or spiritual level, if you will. It might be teaching.