Nepal Earthquake Roundup: Emergency Fundraising Attention Cycle

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Nancy Schwartz has an fantastic blog post offering expert advice on how nonprofits should communicate during a crisis, using the situation in Baltimore and the Nepal Earthquake as hooks to offer some recommendations. Image Source: ntegrity.

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Foundation Supported Social Enterprises (FOSE): Expanding the Use of Program Related Investments

ASU Lodestar Center

This blog post is second in a two part series on Foundation Supported Social Enterprises. The Nick Simons Foundation did not have a large staff. The foundation opened in 2005 when Nick Simons, a great lover and visitor of Nepal died. Nick Simons was keenly aware of the medical needs in high altitude low income countries such as Nepal. Click here to learn more Risk: Funding innovation requires foundations to take a risk. posted by Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D.

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Foundation Supported Social Enterprises (FOSE): Expanding the Use of Program Related Investments (part 2)

ASU Lodestar Center

This blog post is second in a two part series on Foundation Supported Social Enterprises. The Nick Simons Foundation did not have a large staff. The foundation opened in 2005 when Nick Simons, a great lover and visitor of Nepal died. Nick Simons was keenly aware of the medical needs in high altitude low income countries such as Nepal. Risk: Funding innovation requires foundations to take a risk. posted by Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D.

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Charitable Giving Grew to $373.25 Billion in the U.S. in 2015

Connection Cafe

The report was established in 1956 by the American Association of Fundraising Counsel, now The Giving Institute, and is made possible by contributions from The Giving Institute member firms, foundations, and other donors. Giving by foundations grew 6.5%

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Super Heroes and Major Milestones – Good is Taking Over, One Act of Kindness at a Time

Connection Cafe

Talk about providing amazing care! – Jenny Kleintop, Advancement Services Officer, Abington Health Foundation.

Office 365 Brings Remote Staff Together

Tech Soup Blog

Last year, my colleague Eamon Stack of ENCLUDE Ireland (TechSoup Global's partner NGO in Ireland) wrote a great blog post about his experience helping Foundation Nepal overhaul its technology infrastructure.

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How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Slaying Childhood Cancer: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Meet Chuna: Empowering women in rural Nepal – a READ Global video.

How Compassionate Branding Can Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

For example, the Make-A-Wish Foundation is currently working with several airlines, including Delta and United, for its Give Wishes Wings campaign. In addition, it raises awareness for the foundation, while generating good press for the companies involved.

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How to Develop a Cloud-Based Integrated IT System: ENCLUDE in Ireland

Tech Soup Blog

Foundation Nepal: A Case Study. The charity was Foundation Nepal and typical of a mission driven charity, its founders (Nicky and Amber) were the two main movers in the organization. Foundation Nepal was founded five years ago after Nicky and Amber went on a visit to Nepal. They were both financial accountants at KPMG and were on a walking holiday when they were confronted by the chronic poverty they encountered in the rural villages of Nepal.

Join Us at BoxWorks and Harness Online Tech

Tech Soup Blog

Hear from nonprofits such as Teach for America, The Nature Conservancy, ASPCA, The James Irvine Foundation, New Story, Team Rubicon, and more! p.s. Please join Box employees and our partners and donate to our Nepal recovery fund. BoxWorks is back and better than before.

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Happy Thanksgiving: Check out #Goodspotting and EpicThanks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While some folks may be out shopping the day after Thanksgiving, the Case Foundation would like to invite you to go #GoodSpotting. Happy Thanksgiving!

Posts from the Skoll World Forum

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One of the major themes of working with the Skoll Foundation is the focus on stories. That's what Jeff does with Participant Productions, and a big piece of the Foundation's efforts are around helping us tell stories.

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

Have Fun - Do Good

Many of our trainees and journalists in Nepal do have children. CH: I was a foreign correspondent in Nepal from 2003 to 2004 and had a really amazing experience in Nepal. I came back to the States after working in Nepal, and I took a job as a feature writer in San Francisco.

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How the NetSquared Challenges Have Accelerated Tech for Good

Tech Soup Blog

million posts or testimonies on Ushahidi to benefit an estimated 20 million people in stricken areas like Haiti in 2010 and Nepal in 2015.

Meet Donna Callejon, Chief Operating Officer of Global Giving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Do you have a foundation background? Before GlobalGiving I spent a few years helping to build the Washington Area Women's Foundation - and that's when I started becoming a "student' of philanthropy.

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[PODCAST] Broaden Your Message With Influencer-Driven Campaigns | Ft. Jeanette Russell

NonProfit Hub

When President Obama was visiting Nepal, the campaign wanted to have the President to mention a group of people who was being persecuted at the time that the local government wouldn’t let anyone talk about.

Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

Have Fun - Do Good

What's interesting about the way the organization is shifting into this place of more of a foundation, and more of that team, and sustainability, is it's giving me the space to build in my own sustainability. They're coming from Nepal, the Philippines, and Bolivia.

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MCON13 Live Blog: Connecting with Millennials (Mike Del Ponte, Soma)

NTEN

Buck Foundation – "Once you get accepted, as long as you''re in school, they pay for your entire life. I did microfinance consulting in Nepal. Throughout the day, we''ll be live blogging sessions from MCON13 , a virtual conference to help leaders engage the Millennial generation. Here are my notes from the second session, a talk by Mike Del Ponte with a brief Q&A at the end. Find Mike Del Ponte at @mikedelponte on Twitter. Mike is the co-founder of Soma: drinksoma.com.

The Journey of the Spiritual Activist: An Interview with Marisa Handler

Have Fun - Do Good

It's been a foundation to begin with, and to return to. As I wrote in Loyal to the Sky , I spent about five months in India and Nepal right after 9/11. "The world of activism, can be rigidly secular.

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