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. Tags: Event 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.

50-Euro Discount for PdF Europe

Tech Soup Blog

Next month, Personal Democracy Forum will be hosting PdF Europe , a gathering of leaders in technology, government, and the social sector in Europe and around the world. It will be exciting to see the big ideas and themes that emerge at PdF Europe. Tags: Event The conference will happen October 4 and 5 in Barcelona. If you register with the code "TSG," you can get a €50 discount off the registration fee. In June, Becky attended PdF 2010 in New York and covered it here.

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. Tags: Webinars Facebook Flickr Twitter YouTube

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. Tags: Event 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.

Morgan Sully believes We Operate Better Together

Amy Sample Ward

Tags: community socialchange storytelling collaboration europe friend fundraising trip uk We operate best together. Working from this premise, this travel documentary project seeks to answer the question: How is global social change made where media, technology and creative people meet?

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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 Tags: Event 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.

Social Media Staff Guides: Another Example

Amy Sample Ward

Tags: case studies socialmedia casestudy europe example guidelines international Timo Luege recently shared the new social media staff guidelines created at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

nfp 2.0 » Job tagging as a recruitment tool

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nfp 2.0 » The Next Google

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For the last two weeks the organization has been writing compelling posts that evoke strong emotions, uploaded photos that accentuate the story, added a “Donate” button their posts, and tagged their posts as “asking for donations.”

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. Tags: social entrepreneurs Skoll SWF SWF10 social enterprise

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nfp 2.0 » Social bookmarking on steroids

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PSA To Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You

SocialFish

If your organization has an establishment in Europe or directly markets to people in Europe, the GPDR could impact your work. In addition, if you have partner organizations or service providers in Europe, your organization may be bound by requirements of the GDPR.

What we can learn from the Haitian Earthquake

NCE Social Media

While popular in Europe for some time, texting donations has finally broken through as a promising fundraising tool here. Tags: Facebook Marketing and Awareness Tools communications crisis earthquake wyclef yele There are several things we can learn from the Haitian Earthquake that are socialmedia-related. With the recent Haitian earthquake, texting donations has garnered new media focus.

Great reads from around the web on August 24th

Amy Sample Ward

And this week, Google has added a couple important areas to the list: Mexico and Eastern Europe.&#. Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from August 24th. Find me on Delicious for more! The Science Behind Social Change Might Be Better » The Buzz Bin - Alexandra “SocialButterfly” Rampy has a guest post on the Livingston Buzz blog discussing the science behind social change.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

" Local Philanthropy Playground | Local Philanthropy Playground – "The Local Philanthropy Workshop (LPW), developed by the Odorheiu Secuiesc Community Foundation and TechSoup Global with the support of the Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe, first took place between August 31 and September 4, 2010. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

Great reads from around the web on May 6th

Amy Sample Ward

UK and Europe developer camp and user meetup | CiviCRM Community Site - "The developer camp is aimed at those that want to learn more about CiviCRM from the people involved in it's development. " Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from May 6th. Find me on Delicious for more!

New Year’s Resolution Webinar Special for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is based in Europe, the social media webinars for European charities are also 2-for-1 until January 4. Tags: Webinars 2010 is going to be a big year for social media. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and MySpace are constantly evolving and on the brink of going mobile on a massive scale. Group texting, iPhone apps, and mobile websites are on the 2010 To Do Lists of most national and international nonprofits.

Social Media and Foundation Week in Brussels

Tech Soup Blog

Foundations in Europe and the States have both similarities and differences. Tags: Event Previously published on the NetSquared Blog. We - 13 people from TechSoup Global - are in Brussels this week to participate in am ambitious project staged by the European Foundation Centre , which is roughly the equivalent of the U.S. Council on Foundations.

Benetech and the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Liberian TRC was also the first to collect statements from members of the diaspora community – in this case Liberians living in Ghana, Nigeria, the United States and Europe. Tags: truth commission Benetech Monrovia diaspora Sirleaf human rights TRC Cibelli Liberia

My Latest President's Update

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Paul Farestveit A trained historian with a degree in history from the University of California at Los Angeles, Paul Farestveit has spent the majority of his career working for STA Travel, a global student travel company that operates large businesses in Europe, the United States, and Australia.

How Does Participation Work in Multi-Lingual Museums?

Museum 2.0

Spending time in Europe, I'm reminded how complicated it gets when you have to interpret exhibits for a multi-lingual audience. Tags: design usercontent inclusion

Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 3 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

On the panel will be: - Christie Garton – USA TODAY Kindness Blogger and Moderator - Dr. John Mc Loughlin – Managing Director (Europe), Global Philanthropic - Stacy Palmer – Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Andrew Watt – Chief Programs Officer, Association of Fundraising Professionals My big session of the day is “Mobile Fundraising and Marketing Demystified&# and is a follow-up to a presentation that I gave in London last week.

TechSoup Global Condolences for People of Poland, After Tragedy

Tech Soup Blog

Our incredible staff there have worked with corporate partners, trusted foundations, and key government agences in Poland and throughout Europe to expand the reach and benefits of technology for NGOs and social sectors. Tags: International News

A very big stack

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In the US and Europe that may be the case, but I’m realizing just how much we take for granted with technology. Tags: Civics Technology In an article about Google’s choice of switching from Gears to the upcoming HTML5 for offline access , Red Write Web referred to a previous post they made about going offline: We question whether offline access is even necessary. After all… in today’s world, you’re never too far from an internet connection.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: April 30

NTEN

Tag your own news with "nten member" or "nptech" to help us find your awesome online, or contact Annaliese with your updates.) . Kathi Apostolidis , one of our newest members, who happens to work in Greece, gave us a heads-up about HCSMEU Camp , which stands for Healthcare Social Media Europe. This tweetschat group has recently been talking about the net neutrality issues being debated in the US, and how Europe should be paying attention. .

How Nonprofits Can Avoid Online Credit Card Fraud | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

If you want to know what’s on the horizon for increased security methods, then look to Europe. Tags: Online Giving , Privacy & Security Similiar Articles PCI Compliance Webinar Support Disaster Relief in Haiti Blackbaud NetCommunity 6.15 – Release Preview 5 Myths about Online Giving Blackbaud NetCommunity v5.5

The Best Productivity Tools (Part 2): Favorites Revealed

Tech Soup Blog

Google Tag Manager helps you add little bits to sites; for example, you can track conversions from social media onto your site. Mailjet offers better data protection compliance for those in Europe because it's a European version.

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Disaster Relief in Eastern Europe. It’s storm season in the US and also in the Balkans of Eastern Europe. That’d definitely put a dent in the $143 billion price tag that the UN Development Program estimates it would take to end world hunger.

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TeleGreen Travel Reduction Campaign – You Tell Us!

Tech Soup Blog

The British take teleworking seriously because apparently English workers have the longest work commutes in Europe. Tags: Green Office GreenTech To quote the ancient Greek fabulist, Aesop "After all is said and done, more is said than done." " Now that we've officially completed our TeleGreen Your Work: Travel Reduction Campaign , we'd love to find out some of the impact of this work — or how much of this was signal and how much of it was noise.

Is “Ambient Data” from Social Media Channels Useful for Funders?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They also tag and analyze responses. The group also mentioned an example in Europe where a neighborhood council was cross referencing social media data with location to find out what topics were trending in those neighborhoods as part of a planning process.

Will Social Networking Change Nonprofit Membership?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, of course I go to the computer because I can always count on my colleagues from Europe, Africa, Asia, or Southeast Asia to be up and around and distract me from my insomnia. He alerts me to the event tag: snnonprofit. So, I bolt awake up very early this morning worrying about my to-do list or rather my not done yet list.

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nfp 2.0 » Going (RED) for World AIDS Day

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The Living Library: Using Our Institutions as New Models for Civic Dialogue

Museum 2.0

The Council of Europe youth sector has made the Living Library tool available via this 36-page pdf booklet about organizing a Living Library. Tags: participatory museum Unusual Projects and Influences Are you looking for an innovative no-tech way to engage visitors in civic dialogue?

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nfp 2.0 » Save the Children offers yak a Second Life

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Things We Like (October 2010)

NTEN

China, India, and most of Europe combined -- but another thing entirely to show it. Tags: NPTech NTEN Things We Like A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog. Effective data visualization is the future of nonprofit storytelling. Your organization is awash in data, but (while we hate to be the ones to break the news) nobody wants one more boring spreadsheet.

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nfp 2.0 » Not-for-profit’s have the gift of stories

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Night of the Budapest Bunny

Gavin's Digital Diner

As any ex-pat will tell you, Thanksgiving in Europe always lacks a certain je ne sais quoi. Since it was Thanksgiving, the evening called for at least a fancy dinner; if not turkey, then it would have to be duck (an easy call in Eastern Europe).

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Reflections on MuseumNext and Facilitating Brainstorming

Museum 2.0

It was held in Newcastle in the north of England, and about 70 folks from around the world (but mostly Europe) came to play, learn, make stuff, and help each other work out challenges inherent in trying to make risky ideas happen. Tags: professional development

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nfp 2.0 » For Art’s sake… Buy a Brushstroke

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