Bloomberg.com: Europe

AFP Blog

Bloomberg.com: Europe: "March 4 (Bloomberg) -- A Jewish community is tapping EBay Inc. to raise money for the construction of a synagogue on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, after donations were cut short because of the losses incurred by Bernard Madoff

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[Event] [Europe] Red Herring Top 100 Europe Awards 2011

YoungUpstarts

Red Herring has announced the 200 finalists for its “Red Herring Top 100 Europe&# Awards 2011 , culling them from a pool of over 700 applicants after evaluating Europe’s most promising private technology ventures on quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy and integration. Events & Happenings Europe event Red Herring Red Herring Top 100 startups technology

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Charity Develops New Crowdfunding Platform - Tech Europe - WSJ

AFP Blog

Charity Develops New Crowdfunding Platform - Tech Europe - WSJ : U.K. blood cancer charity Leukemia and Lymphoma Research is attempting to turn one of the main traditional means of fundraising on its head. Instead of somebody deciding to take part in an activity then looking for sponsors, the new Pledgeit platform enables people to challenge their friends to complete task in return for donations

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Not-for-Profit Sector Gets Internet Savvy - Tech Europe - WSJ

AFP Blog

Not-for-Profit Sector Gets Internet Savvy - Tech Europe - WSJ : A new breed of organization born in the heart of the digital disruption is using all the tools that the Internet, and in particular social media, afford to drive fundraising, raise awareness and more important, to help boost efficiency, delivering more returns.

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Green Technology Summit Heads to Europe (and It's Kind Of a Big Deal) - The TechSoup Blog - Community - TechSoup

AFP Blog

Green Technology Summit Heads to Europe (and It''s Kind Of a Big Deal) - The TechSoup Blog - Community - TechSoup : "The first European International Refurbishers Summit will be October 28 to 31 in Dublin, Ireland. Jim will be there to help kick things off and to report back on the latest industry news from Europe. and was inspired to organize electronics reuse practitioners in Europe to share information about the field." ''via Blog this

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Haiti Earthquake Relief Sees Mobile Giving Gaining Ground in Europe

AFP Blog

Haiti Earthquake Relief Sees Mobile Giving Gaining Ground in Europe: "n the wake of the recent Haiti earthquake, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and its research partner, Lightspeed Research, have released the results of the latest Consumer Briefing reports into mobile giving in the UK, French and German markets, demonstrating that people are increasingly turning to mobile as a way of

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Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Europe

Tech Soup Blog

European Foundation Week Session: Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Europe organized by Microsoft EMEA and Kauffmann Foundation , 31st May 2010. Incredibly interesting session on enabling greater entrepreneurship in Europe. Last week, several TechSoup Global staffers participated in Foundation Week in Brussels. This post comes from Dara Westling, vice president of development. Originally publised on the GuideStar International Blog.

Social Media Webinars Now Offered to Accommodate Charities in Europe

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Eastern Europe and the Middle East have attended past webinars, but the timing is not convenient since the webinars take place on Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm GMT. Beginning in February 2010, DIOSA Communications will also offer social media webinars for charities in Europe on Thursdays at 2pm GMT.

npVOICES – Episode #5

Connection Cafe

Azadi Sheridan with Blackbaud Europe covers changes impacting not-for-profits. Research & Trends Europe fundraising Mobile npVOICES Peer to Peer Fundraising UK npVOICES goes deeper into topics that matter in the nonprofit sector. We hope you’ll listen, comment, and share. Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe in a reader. In this episode… - Howard Lake with Fundraising UK discusses the latest fundraising trends.

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Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

EveryAction

based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Many large U.S.

Strengthening Europe's Role in Advancing Children's Rights

Tech Soup Blog

European Foundation Week Session: Strengthening Europe's role in advancing children's rights – Organized by EFC Children and Youth Interest Group, 1st June 2010. Several TechSoup Global staffers recently participated in Foundation Week in Brussels. This post comes from executive assistant Janet Yao. Originally publised on the GuideStar International Blog.

Green Technology Summit Heads to Europe (and It's Kind Of a Big Deal)

Tech Soup Blog

The scope of the problem makes efforts to organize and strengthen the electronics refurbishment industry in Europe a pretty big deal. ICRS Goes to Europe. Jim will be there to help kick things off and to report back on the latest industry news from Europe. and was inspired to organize electronics reuse practitioners in Europe to share information about the field. Electronics Reuse in Europe.

For Nonprofits in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Times in various cities in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India: 1pm: Casablanca, Dublin, London, Edinburgh, Lisbon. Date: Monday, September 26. Time: 1pm-2:30 BST ( View Time by City ). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. In the United States, Canada, or Latin America? Register here! Based upon the soon-to-be-released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , this webinar begins with defining Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0

Another shout for a Netsquared Europe

Rebooting Charity

Amnesty’s Dan McQuillan has made a rallying call for a Netsquared this side of the pond - which could be an “incubator for web-enabled social change in the UK & Europe&#. I also know from many of the conversations I had in Brussels last week that there would be an appetite for this elsewhere in Europe, too.

Foundation Support for Women and Girls: Is Europe in the Vanguard?

Tech Soup Blog

Foundation Support for Women and Girls: Is Europe in the vanguard – ????organised This week, several TechSoup Global staffers are participating in Foundation Week in Brussels. This post comes from Caroline Neligan, Director of Partnerships and Development at GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. Originally publised on the GuideStar International Blog. European Foundation Week Session : ?? organised by Mama Cash , 31st May 2010.

Morgan Sully believes We Operate Better Together

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Social Media Staff Guides: Another Example

Amy Sample Ward

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

EveryAction

Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of the United States to serve World War II survivors in Europe. 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. In June of 2018, this mandate feels more pressing than ever, as thousands of families seeking asylum are torn apart and children are held in cages at the U.S.

European fundraising associations to lobby MEPs over EU data protection proposals

AFP Blog

European fundraising associations to lobby MEPs over EU data protection proposals : "The Institute of Fundraising has met with fundraising associations across Europe to discuss how to lobby against proposed EU data protection legislation that could damage fundraising.

Help Refugees Crisis with Matching Donations from Google

John Haydon

If you want to help with the refugee crisis in Europe (how can you not?), Through a partnership with Network for Good, Google aims to raise over $11 million to help refugees in Europe. Google will double your donation. The money will go to a donor advised fund to give food and shelter, via 4 […]. The post Help Refugees Crisis with Matching Donations from Google appeared first on John Haydon. Online Fundraising

Google Gmail down across the world, massive outage (updated) - Computerworld Blogs

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Google Gmail down across the world, massive outage (updated) - Computerworld Blogs: "users in Europe and Asia that are also out. I've also tried to log onto Gmail from servers in London, Spain and France without any luck

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Proud Father and Husband: Concert in Palo Alto

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Kate will be heading to Europe this fall to sing professionally in Italy for the Turin Opera Company, as the winner of one of three Opera Foundation Scholarships. Every once in a while, the Beneblog features something of personal importance to me. I'm very excited (and proud) about an exciting concert coming up soon in Palo Alto. My daughter, Kate Fruchterman , will be returning briefly to the area the evening of June 17th to give a concert.

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2009 State of the Not-For-Profit Industry UK Survey Results

NetWits

Blackbaud Europe has released the 2009 State of the Not-For-Profit Industry survey. Blackbaud teamed up with The Resource Alliance for the second year in a row to produce this pan-European benchmarking study. The results were unveiled at the International Fundraising Congress in the Netherlands

Digital civil society emerging ? Philanthropy North Carolina

AFP Blog

How we use private data for public benefit will be a definitional issue for our future social economies in Europe, the United States, and across the globe,” says Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2013

Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Europe. Le rapport de cette année, qui en est à sa quatrième édition, fournit des références technologiques pour l’Afrique, l’Asie, l’Australie et la Nouvelle-Zélande, l’Europe, l’Amérique latine et les Caraïbes, ainsi que les États-Unis et le Canada. Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide.

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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. Europe.

SiliconRepublic.com: Irish non-profits benefit from tech philanthropy

AFP Blog

SiliconRepublic.com: Irish non-profits benefit from tech philanthropy: "07.05.2008 - Nearly 400 non-profit organisations and higher education institutions in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) are using donated licences from Salesforce.com to organise their work, according to the Salesforce.com Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the software-as-a-service company.".

22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Europe – 6%. #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign.

Stories of Resilience: Annie Wright Schools

Connection Cafe

Our team started planning for the possibility of remote learning back in January as we saw schools in Asia and Europe close and begin to go online. As 2020 continues to evolve, social good organizations are working creatively to navigate the new landscape.

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New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Louis, Missouri and the vast majority of our webinars are scheduled to accommodate nonprofits on the East Coast of the United States and Canada and Western Europe. Nonprofit Tech for Good is based in St. All webinars are presented live and not recorded ( for good reasons☻) , so nonprofits in Australia and Oceania are often unable to attend live unless they are willing to wake up very early.

26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Europe: 23. The research reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and digital marketing strategy. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield or post a link in the comment section below. Thank you! For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Europe. Now in its third edition, the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report provides 100+ donor benchmarks for NPOs, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data reveal how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations.

Exciting Social Enterprise Group I met at the Skoll World Forum

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Raja is a seasoned business executive with senior level experience in multinationals (Coca-Cola, B&W/BAT, BOC Group, Societe Generale) in Europe, Asia and in multiple Middle East/North African countries (MENA), as an entrepreneur and as Managing Director of one of the oldest retail groups in the MENA region. One of the more interesting people I met at the Oxford Skoll meeting this year was Raja Moubarak, founder of Winquest.

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The Librarian of Marrakesh

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Over the time I corresponded with Jamila by email, she started becoming better known in Europe. One of the joys of my role is meeting other social sector leaders: people with a powerful passion for good. We learn from each other, and try to help each other when we can. Jamila Hassoune Ten years ago, I started corresponding with a fascinating woman from Morocco, Jamila Hassoune. Over time, I learned more and more about her work and background. She was the first woman bookseller in Morocco.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Communication & Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

Faster than real time?

SocialFish

Lots of awesome stuff coming out of Europe these days). One more for the “keeping you up to date with the outside world” pile. Jeremiah Owyang’s talks are always great food for thought. Here he is speaking on the theme “Faster than Real Time” at LeWeb (which is a conference I would absolutely love to go to one day.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Behavioral Economics to Build a Successful Monthly Giving Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Heather Graci , Behavioral Economics Specialist at Creative Science. Monthly donors give 42% more over the course of a year compared to one time donors.

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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.

More debate on Just Another Emperor

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Easy enough to use Ashoka's handy-dandy search engine at [link] Africa: 236 Asia: 547 Europe: 190 Middle East & North Africa: 34 North America: 232 South America: 476 Global: 10 Even if we throw all of global into North America and Europe, and not worrying about the fact that the majority of North American Ashoka fellows are actually in Mexico(!), we get 432 for North American and Europe vs. 1293 for the rest of the world. And, many of the groups from Europe, U.S.

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Nonprofits! This Is How to Use Facebook’s Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

4) Facebook’s Fundraising Tools are currently available to nonprofits in the United States and numerous countries in Europe. Through a process of trial and error, the Beagle Freedom Project is learning how to effectively use Facebook’s Fundraising Tools and they are being rewarded with more than likes and hearts – their followers are donating!

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Optimistic about Marrakesh Treaty!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One attendee pointed out that the cross-border sharing of content wouldn’t be of much use unless you had the USA or Europe on board: that’s where a lot of content will come from for people with print disabilities in the rest of the world. The World Blind Union’s ( WBU ) Right to Read campaign for ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty just concluded two days of meetings in Berlin, Germany. The attendees were mostly the regional coordinators of the campaign, and the news was good.

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22 Must-Read Research Reports for the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Europe: 19. The reports listed below are a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft your next online communication and fundraising plan. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S. nonprofit research.

4 Key Features of the New GoFundMe Charity™

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is the world’s largest free social fundraising platform, with more than $5 billion raised by tens of millions of donors. Today, GoFundMe has expanded their platform to nonprofits in the United States and Canada with the launch of GoFundMe Charity.