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Global Tech Trends for Nonprofits

Frogloop

Nonprofit Tech for Good along with Your Public Interest Registry just released the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report , which details how NGOs across the globe are using different technology platforms.

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How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

To anyone and everyone reading this now, no matter your age or location in the world, you are about to experience—and hopefully help pioneer—the most consequential evolution in Internet technology yet: the Global Mobile Revolution. The Global Mobile Revolution has just begun.

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Revitalizing Global Partnerships to Further the Sustainable Development Goals

Connection Cafe

When cross-sector partners collaborate to solve global issues, their unique capabilities are leveraged together as one robust force. Another noteworthy panelist from this session was Katie Kulik, Global Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at CBS Interactive.

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Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

As a representative of an organization with a global mission, it is important that I am a citizen of the world who is well-traveled, well-informed, and can converse with absolutely anyone.

TechSoup Global Network: A Unique Force for Social Change

Tech Soup Blog

Next week, NGOs from 50 countries, who operate together as the TechSoup Global Network, will gather for three days in San Francisco. They will chart a path for how a global nonprofit technology social enterprise can create even more impact in the next decade.

The Evolution of the Global Scale Project: We need you!

Amy Sample Ward

The Global Scale project has had a slow start. Writing this blog post also made me realize that I think even Bonnie and I have different views of the “Global Scale&# project – and that’s just fine!

Announcing the 2015 Global NGO Online Technology Survey ?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide use online technology, Nonprofit Tech for Good is conducting the first-ever Global NGO Online Technology Survey.

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United Nations Sets a New Agenda for Global Philanthropy

Tech Soup Blog

These new UN Sustainable Development Goals are the de facto agenda for global philanthropy, and they have a new dimension: technology targets to enable implementation. " As we take on the new and ambitious agenda for global philanthropy, it's all about location, location, location.

Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was honored to be invited to cover this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum , a community of donors and social investors committed to international causes. ” with Jacob Harold , Guidestar; Robert Kirkpatrick , UN Global Pulse; Mayur Patel , Knight Foundation.

Announcing the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Survey!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published in English , French , and Spanish , the goal of the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Survey is to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use online technology.

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TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

The TechSoup Global network has donated 9.7 It would be impossible to tell all those stories in one blog post, but you can find them using the TechSoup Global Local Impact Map , powered by Microsoft technology.

Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

Connection Cafe

Namely, Dr. Kanem highlighted how the SDGs are goals for everybody – developed and developing countries alike – and that success depends on global involvement. Social Good Global Goals Partnerships philanthropy SDGs UNFPA

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Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

The TechSoup Global Network is a treasure trove of fundraising wisdom. We've compiled some of the best articles, blogs, and webinars from our partners in Canada, Australia, and the global NetSquared Local groups.

#GivingTuesday: How Sharing Best Practices Is Building A Global Philanthropic Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

GivingTuesday , a day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season that celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations, will take place exactly 28 days or four more Tuesdays from today.

TechSoup Global Summit Day 1: Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I spent today at day 1 of the TechSoup Global Summit in Mountain View with two hundred and forty people who work in the TechSoup Global Network around the world, plus other stakeholders.

#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

Connection Cafe

IMPACT 2030 is the Global Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Malini Mehra, CEO of Global Legislators Organization for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE), added that the millennial generation is the most educated in history.

The First Global Martus Users Group Meeting

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This global Martus meeting brought together individuals who use Martus to address different human rights documentation and security needs in widely varied projects, to share their successes and challenges with the software. We’ve started chewing on the idea of secure user forums and other virtual watering holes to support the global network of users.

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Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

Connection Cafe

At the World Economic Forum this year, I was blown away by the common focus I saw on the Sustainable Development Goals – a UN initiative of 17 Global Goals for sustainable development that set an agenda for the world to achieve by 2030. Social Good 2030 4IR AI csr Davos Fourth Industrial Revolution Global Goals Hacktivision nonprofit quantum modeling Social Economy Sustainable Development Goals WEF17 World Economic Forum

17 Goals in 14 Years—This is Impact 2030. Let’s Build a Better World.

Connection Cafe

The Global Goals are for all us: They’re for our neighbors. The global goals are our roadmap to ensuring the world we leave behind is one that works for everyone. The SDGs are targets purposed to set in motion solutions for solving global issues.

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Storymakers 2014 Winners — A Global Success

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's annual storytelling campaign was created to help nonprofits and social good organizations communicate differently, to build community, and to educate on how to tell powerful and effective stories for a global audience. The world is changing.

Breakthrough on Global Access at WIPO in Geneva!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Question: How would this help people with print disabilities globally? They note that whenever industry wants intellectual property action globally, they only want a treaty: why should people with disabilities settle for a softer alternative? There has been a major breakthrough recently on international copyright negotiations in Geneva around improved access for people who have print disabilities.

The International Bar Association Publishes First Global Study of the Impact of Social Media on the Legal Profession

SocialFish

The International Bar Association has just published the first global study of the impact of social media on the legal profession. The IBA represents 45,000 individual lawyers and more than 200 bar associations and law societies worldwide.

Tell Us About Your Nonprofit Technology and Cloud Computing Needs

NetWits

TechSoup Global wants to learn more about how nonprofits, libraries, foundations and all types of NGOs use traditional and cloud-based technology. Research TechSoup TechSoup Global

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Increasing Accessible Publishing Globally

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

These are exciting times for everyone who’s been working to meet the accessibility imperative, as we are witnessing global movements that will increase accessible publishing and create new and better opportunities for people with disabilities. WBU is the global organization representing the estimated 285 million people worldwide with vision impairments. In my talk, I highlighted three global movements towards increasing accessible publishing.

The BRIDGE Is Open! New Lookup Tool Distinguishes Global Social Sector Entities

Tech Soup Blog

This is the problem that Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, GuideStar, and TechSoup have set out to solve by creating BRIDGE (Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities). Most of us take it for granted that the U.S.

How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

Connection Cafe

Social Good Blackbaud Global Goals nonprofit SDGs volunteeringOne of my core values, both personally and professionally, is to give back to my local community.

The Rise of Mobile Technology in the Global Development Sector

Idealware

in Spanish and Peace and Global Studies with aspirations to work in the international development sector. At Idealware he assists many projects, and is working on research regarding the use of mobile technology among global development organizations. Recently I did some high level research on the use of mobile technology in the global development sector and found some interesting mobile tools that are currently being used across the globe.

SXSW Reflection: Using Social Media to Facilitate A Global Back Channel at a Panel Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Global Participation: This was a last minute inspiration to test the out the idea of whether or not we could get other people from others parts of the world to participate.

SXSW Panel: Join A Global Discussion About Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve invited my colleagues from NGOs and Free Agents from around the globe to chime in (provided it isn’t in the middle of the night for them.) This is my most daring exercise in designing an interactive, global learning experience.

SXSW 2013 – Social by Global: Failure Is Not An F-Word!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was only there for 48 hours, but I did two workshops on two different topics ( nonprofit social media managers workshop and measurement ), a discussion on impact measurement in the Beacon Lounge , and lighting talk failure Good By Global (the Social Good Summit at SXSW). This post is to share my deck and comments from my lighting talk about failure at Good by Global at SXSW.

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

From We Are Social Singapore. This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

TechSoup Global at National Day of Civic Hacking

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's Ale Bezdekian attended another San Francisco event, but it was much different from the one at San Francisco State. On June 1, programmers, activists, and civic leaders participated in the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH) across 83 U.S. cities.

4 Globally Oriented Tips on Using Social Media - WorldWise - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

4 Globally Oriented Tips on Using Social Media - WorldWise - The Chronicle of Higher Education : "4 Globally Oriented Tips on Using Social Media June 9, 2011, 11:28 am By David Wheeler Over the past year, I’ve given talks or moderated sessions on social media in a strange set of cities: Adelaide, Sydney, and Doha. Now I’d like to take revenge on all those other tip writers with my own, globally oriented version of four social media do’s and don’ts.

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Respectful Revolution's Video Portrait of My Do-Good Dad: Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

He is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship , founded a program for homeless veterans in conjunction with the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness , and is involved with Santa Fe for Students / Communities In Schools of New Mexico.

TechSoup Global Goes to Congress (Again)

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's mission is to do whatever we can to provide the IT resources and knowledge that charities, NGOs, and libraries need to operate at their full potential. TechSoup Global's Jim Lynch presenting to a briefing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Join us for the Mashable Social Good Summit Global Conversation on September 24

SocialFish

RSVP HERE to join us for the Mashable Social Good Summit Global Conversation in DC! We want to create one of the biggest and most powerful global conversations the world has ever seen.

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What TechSoup Global Thinks About the New FCC Net Neutrality Decision

Tech Soup Blog

” Additional Viewpoints From TechSoup Global Staff. Ariel Gilbert-Knight, Senior Content Manager, TechSoup Global and TechSoup for Libraries. Ginny Mies, Senior Content Curator, TechSoup Global and TechSoup for Libraries. All other images: TechSoup Global. The U.S.

Social Media Benchmarking: Gauging Success for Project and Organizations in Global Health and Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using it as a diagnostic to help networks of similar nonprofits learn best practices from each other. Here’s a guest post about the a group of organizations and projects working Global Health and Development are using it. Flickr Photo by Kevlar.

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Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions.

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Will Facebook’s Internet.org Bridge the Global Digital Divide?

Tech Soup Blog

Facebook’s new Internet.org initiative is a big news item in NPTech and global digital inclusion news. Internet.org isn’t alone among big tech companies working on the global digital divide.

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