GivingTuesday India Kicks Off the Global Giving Season

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But GivingTuesday is not limited to the United States, it has caught fire over the past 7 years to become a global movement, with over 150 countries. Like in the US, organizations and online platforms, including Global Giving will issue matching challenges to help incentivize giving to NGOs.

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The Future of Sustainable Business: Making the Global Goals Local Business

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the United Nations Global Compact Network USA Symposium in New York City. As Lise Kingo, CEO and executive director of UN Global Compact observes, the amount needed to finance the SDGs is about 50% of all global capital.

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Fueling Progress Towards Gender Equality and the 2030 Global Goals

Connection Cafe

Maximizing each partners’ strength, global reach and diverse experience, we are coming together to tell the story of progress (and lack thereof) for girls and women against the promises guaranteed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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How a Multi-Sectoral Partnership is Fueling Progress Towards Gender Equality and the 2030 Global Goals

Connection Cafe

Maximizing each partners’ strength, global reach and diverse experience, we are coming together to tell the story of progress (and lack thereof) for girls and women against the promises guaranteed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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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.

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.

Great News! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report Has Secured Sponsorship

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As production begins on the fourth edition of the Global NGO Technology Report , Nonprofit Tech for Good is thrilled to announce that a new sponsor has been secured. Even better news is that Funraise will also sponsor the third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Market Failure in Global Health Technologies

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One repeating theme came to me during a recent and fascinating meeting with Professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum, the Director of Rice 360, the Institute for Global Health Technologies. Her students at Rice University have been busy inventing new tools and equipment for global health. Tags: social entrepreneurs Rice global health social enterprise Social innovation New ideas for Benetech projects come to us from interesting people all the time.

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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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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!

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Announcing the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thank you for taking the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey! . Published in English, español, and français, the goal of the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey is to gain a better understanding of how donors worldwide prefer to give and engage with nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide.

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Newly Released! The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third year, the 2018 Global NGO Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 5,352 NGOs from 164 countries. The Global NGO Technology Report is a sister report to the Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World

SocialFish

Public Interest Registry , the nonprofit operator of the.org domain, and Nonprofit Tech for Good recently released the results of the “ 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.” Compared to habits in North America, global findings show that: 92 percent of respondents have a website.

To Act Nationally or Globally, Think Locally

Connection Cafe

Sometimes the best way to make a nationwide or global impact starts closer to home, maybe right in your backyard. By Susie Gorden, Congressional Management Foundation. We all know the value of building relationships with Members of Congress and local legislators.

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Creating A Global Network of Capacity Builders for Social Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Mobilisation Lab (MobLab) has existed for a few years as the internal innovation lab for the Greenpeace’s campaigns globally. I’ve always benefited from learning from colleagues who do nonprofit technology training and capacity but often we come from the same perspective.

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TODAY: Global Impact Sparks 24-Hour Global, Digital Celebration

SocialFish

Milaap is celebrating its fourth birthday today, June 16, 2014, by inviting change agents from around the world to join in a global, round-the –clock online conversation on sustainable giving.

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Think Global, Act Local

Connection Cafe

Author: Michelle Shefter. Two recent advocacy victories this week by PETA and my former colleagues at Defenders of Wildlife are a great reminder of a little practiced truth: organizations are seeing greater (and often easier) success in leveraging online advocacy to change policy at the state and local level. I, personally, have a renewed interest in local issues after losing my power over four times in the last year.

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TechSoup Global Cutting Staff, Reorganizing - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

TechSoup Global Cutting Staff, Reorganizing - TheNonProfitTimes : TechSoup Global is undergoing a reorganization that will result in fewer staff positions and a change in strategy for the technology product distribution nonprofit

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Happy 5th Birthday Global Voices!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Global Voices is a community of more than 200 bloggers around the world who work together to bring reports from blogs and citizen media around the world, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media. Tags: global voices

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The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report Is Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report is based on the survey results of 6,057 donors worldwide and available for download in four languages – English , español , français , and português.

Launching the Global Scale wiki: Learn and share about scaling up!

Amy Sample Ward

Scale is incredibly important to creating movements, and we are all still learning how we scale our work to a global level. Introducing the Global Scale wiki! Visit the Global Scale wiki to dive in today: [link].

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» Local Team of Global Philanthropists Prepares to Shoot T.V. Pilot

AFP Blog

» Local Team of Global Philanthropists Prepares to Shoot T.V. Pilot : "emember Dr. Robert Gore, the emergency room doctor from Bed-Stuy behind the Global Empowerment Movement? (If Well, now, he and his team of global do-gooders– including Brian “Deka” Paupaw, a youth leadership executive; and Marc Baptiste, a renowned international photographer– are about to bring their globetrotting adventures to the big screen.

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Mobilizing Impact at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

That was the theme of the ninth Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting that President Bill Clinton, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton recently convened in New York City last month. Our commitment was selected as an exemplary approach to addressing a global challenge.

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New on SSIR: Global Tools for Going Local

Amy Sample Ward

—– I truly believe that in all communications, information sharing, marketing and even community building there is a natural balancing between more-and-more-global and more-and-more-local. Just as our tools get more interesting and dynamic for global collaboration and impact, so do they for locally-focused work, campaigns, and communities. Global use of social media is also a great way to amplify voices, ideas, and stories. Don’t forget the global context!

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Announcing the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey is live through June 30 and available in five languages – ???????????? , English , français , português , and español. The results of the survey will be released on September 17 in the second edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Wild Apricot Releases New Global Plan With 50,000 Contact Limit

Wild Apricot Blog

Today Wild Apricot launched a new Global Plan, which can support up to 50,000 contacts. Global-PlanRead the full details of this plan here.

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.

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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A Call for Millions: Ending the Global Book Famine for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

There’s a global book famine afflicting people with disabilities. I have good news: For $5 million a year, we can build a global library that provides tens of millions of people around the world who are blind, low vision, or dyslexic free access to books that will work for them. Very few philanthropic opportunities come with the chance to solve a global problem with modest risk. Why is a global solution to the book famine possible now?

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Global Scale: Launching the discussion list & much more!

Amy Sample Ward

Why Global Scale. Global Scale Purpose: Bonnie and I were inspired by conversations with each other on and offline but knew there were many more people who should be involved in discussing, sharing and learning. The Global Scale project aims to create a resource for NGO practitioners where guidelines, lessons learned, tips, links and other help for ‘scaling up’ effective programs can be found. Global Scale Discussion Group. Global Scale Wiki.

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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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TechSoup Global Summit: Inspiration Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I spent the last two days at the TechSoup Global Summit getting inspiration overload about social media, networks, social network mapping, networks of networks, global peer learning, building a sector, nonprofit technology, and many other ideas I’m passionate about.

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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.

Zaw Thet: The Global Good Challenge -- Engaging New Networks of Supporters on Global Issues

AFP Blog

Zaw Thet: The Global Good Challenge -- Engaging New Networks of Supporters on Global Issues : These accelerating trends are fascinating in and of themselves, but in the context of empowering modern philanthropy, engagement is a game-changer. The latest example of this new approach was launched today, when we and the United Nations Foundation unveiled the Global Good Challenge (unf.org/good, #GlobalGood, @unfggc) at the Social Good Summit

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Global Digital Fundraising - a world of opportunity | nfpSynergy

AFP Blog

Global Digital Fundraising - a world of opportunity | nfpSynergy : Global Digital Fundraising - a world of opportunity Free ReportApril 2014 Global communication has created possibilities and connections, but also some problems. We occassionally spotlight free resources.

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya : his report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

Clinton Global Initiative

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm greatly enjoying the CGI event this week in New York. Many great social entrepreneurs running around along with the world leaders (and of course, Angelina Jolie). I've been taking a fair number of pictures.

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Using Twitter for a Global Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

Over the last few months, we have seen Twitter serve the global community by playing an important role in communications - whether it’s finding new friends (#FollowFriday), or telling the world about your government/election/political state (#IranElection), whether it’s having a conversation together (#4Change), or non-linearly replacing your RSS feed. That’s part of the key to success when using Twitter for a Global conversation.

Breaking News on the Global Treaty from Kareem Dale

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The one incredibly newsworthy item was Kareem emailed me (during the meeting) a statement he drafted on the topic of the Global Treaty that was discussed in late May at the SCCR event at the World Intellectual Property Organization. Tags: Kareem Dale blind SCCR18 copyright Obama copyfight SCCR global library Bookshare WIPO Betsy Beaumon and I had the pleasure to meet today with Kareem Dale, the special assistant to the president for disability policy.

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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.

A Sneak Peak at Who Is Taking the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We are grateful to the 3,573 people who have taken the 2018 Global Trends In Giving Survey thus far. English , español , français , and português – to reach a global audience. 2018 Global NGO Technology Report. Inspiring people to take online surveys is tough!