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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. A global average of the benchmark data – as well as Global NGO Technology Effectiveness Ratings – are also provided. The Global NGO Technology Report is the only crowdsourced, multilingual survey and report for the NGO sector.

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Restoring Earth for 2021: Locally & Globally

Charity Navigator

Earth and our efforts to conserve it are far too important to be observed on just one day. We consider all of April, Earth Month, a time to renew our focus on preserving, caring for, and honoring our planet. Earth Day’s importance has become more critical beyond one day.

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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. Online giving technology – combined with access to a 24/7 global news cycle and more affordable international travel – has led to an increase in donors with an empathic worldview. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Just Released! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good is very excited to announce that the 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live. Please volunteer 6-8 minutes of your time and take the survey: <<Take the Survey>> << Realice la encuesta >> << Participer à l’enquête >> << Participe da pesquisa >> First released in 2016, the Global NGO Technology Survey is the world’s only crowdsourced research project for the NGO/nonprofit sector.

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Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide. For the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report, we are seeking partners that are nonprofit organizations, service providers, and/or media outlets who are willing to promote the online survey via email and on social media.

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Quick Favor Please! Take the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey is now live and available in seven languages! The results will be released on September 14, 2020 in the third edition of the 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.

TechSoup Global Contributors’ Summit

Amy Sample Ward

Related Links : TechSoup Global. Presentations from 2011 presentation netsquared techsoup globalDate : February 15-17, 2011. Location : San Jose, CA. Topic : Technology and Social Impact. Description : The TSG Contributors’ Summit is a chance for the partner organizations, funders, sponsors and community leaders to come together to discuss new ideas, new opportunities, and new ways of leveraging technology for social impact.

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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. The data will be released on September 4, 2017 in the inaugural edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report at givingreport.ngo.

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

Wild Apricot

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.

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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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. In the end, it came to down to three potential sponsors – all of which were top-caliber organizations with strong ties to the global NGO community, but the can-do, start-up mentality of the staff at Funraise – combined with their passion and understanding of the value of the research – is what gave Funraise the edge.

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25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

6,057 donors completed the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey and based on their responses, the donor community worldwide is made up of primarily women (65%) who have a liberal ideology (53%) , characterize themselves as religious (72%), and give between ($101-$1,000 USD) annually (43%). Global. Of all social media worldwide, Facebook dominates and its new fundraising tools will likely transform global giving.

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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. Together, we hope to crowdsource the largest global survey of individual donors ever!

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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. Sponsored by the Public Interest Registry and produced by Nonprofit Tech for Good, the report summarizes donor data across six continents about how online technology effects giving. The report also examines the impact of gender, generation, ideology, religion, and donor size upon giving.

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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. We were blown away by the global participation in this year's campaign. Storymakers2014 global storytelling digital storytelling storymakers video The world is changing.

Announcing the First Edition of the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good and the Public Interest Registry are pleased to announce the first edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report! Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report summarizes donor data across six continents about how online and mobile technology effects giving. The report is available in English, French and Spanish and is a sister report to the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report.

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

Amy Sample Ward

The Global Scale project has had a slow start. That’s where the impetus came from to set up the Global Scale wiki and google group – they were to serve as that place, that meeting ground, where we could find others, talk about our work, and start building up a repository of information and resources. 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 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. The data will be released on January 30, 2017 in the second annual edition of the Global NGO Online Technology Report.

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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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Spotlight on Finastra’s 2020 Global Employee Wellness Program

Connection Cafe

Finastra’s CSR team quickly pulled together employee resource group leaders, ambassadors, and regional leaders to help launch a series of health and wellness events while remaining aware of the different interests, cause-areas, and global content their regional employees desired.

39 Social Media Stats from the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report has over 1,000 useful statistics for NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The Global NGO Technology Report is a biennial research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use web and email communications, online fundraising tools, social media, mobile technology, and productivity software.

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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 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. The TechSoup Global Local Impact Map is an interactive online map that lets visitors "travel" to places where technology is being harnessed for positive change.

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. This year we are getting more participants from outside of the United States, but we definitely need more diversity in our survey respondents for the data to truly reflect the global donor community. English , español , français , and português – to reach a global audience. 2018 Global NGO Technology Report. Inspiring people to take online surveys is tough!

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. The TechSoup Global Local Impact Map is an interactive online map that lets visitors "travel" to places where technology is being harnessed for positive change.

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! That’s what led us to start the Global Scale wiki, and we hope that you’ll join us… With this wiki, we are aiming to create a resource for NGO practitioners where guidelines, lessons learned, tips, links and other help for ‘scaling up’ effective programs can be found.

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Global Philanthropy

Tech Soup Blog

As a capacity-building organization for the global nonprofit and social benefit sector, we at TechSoup are very conscious of the need to understand and work within different cultural contexts for philanthropy. A recent publication titled Global Philanthropy , from the Mercator Fund , a project of the Network of European Foundations, helps bring the variable global philanthropic landscape to light.

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.

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. I was not involved in the legendary gathering back in 2004 that lead to the creation of Global Voices Manifesto. Rising Voices Director David Sasaki has written a retrospective to honor Global Voices' fifth birthday.

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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. At CGI Annual Meetings, leaders from across sectors do more than just developing new ideas or getting inspired: they come together to take real action to address pressing global challenges. Our commitment was selected as an exemplary approach to addressing a global challenge.

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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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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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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. TechSoup Global Summit: Action Session on Civil Society Resillence. While I got lots of ideas for a few blog posts, I anticipate that the TechSoup Global Network will be vibrant.

Blockchain for Impact: Blockchain Revolution Global Event Wrap-Up

Beth Kanter

Blockchain for Impact: Blockchain Revolution Global Event Wrap-Up – Guest Post . For background on blockchain and why it matters for nonprofits and NGOs, this Thrive Global article, Blockchain Positive Impact: Social Enterprise and Nonprofits , provides use cases and a brief technology overview.). BlockchainRevGlobal (@rev_global) April 25, 2019. After a successful kickoff and two-day run, the Blockchain Revolution Global conference is coming to an end.

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. English, français, português y español, the 2018 Global NGO Technology Report is sponsored by your Public Interest Registry and researched by Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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GivingTuesday India Kicks Off the Global Giving Season

Beth Kanter

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. Source: GivingTuesday India. In the US, GivingTuesday is after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and marks the start of the year-end giving.

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Towards Global Access for the Print Disabled

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The treaty does a lot of things, but let me highlight a few: • A global norm that there be copyright exceptions that allow for the making of accessible versions of copyrighted works for free on a nonprofit basis by a broad range of people or organizations, without having to get permission from the rightsholders. copyright law: • Clarifying that copyright exceptions (here and globally) should include a functional definition of print disability.

Global Tech Trends for Nonprofits

Care2

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. With technology taking over almost every part of people’s lives it has become more and more important for nonprofits to leverage different online platforms.

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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. Clinton has a great talent for making everybody feel like they're important: I liked the way he interacted with Vicky Colbert, the great education social entrepreneur from Colombia

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Upwardly Global: Bridging the Opportunity Gap for Skilled Immigrants

Tech Soup Blog

Upwardly Global, also known as "UpGlo," is working to combat this disparity. Currently operating in Chicago, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Silver Spring, Maryland, Upwardly Global also supports clients across the U.S. Meghan Lewit is Upwardly Global's senior associate for marketing communications. In response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, Upwardly Global just launched refugee-specific services and courses. Over 1.8

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.