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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Increasing Accessible Publishing Globally

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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.

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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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Fueling Progress Towards Gender Equality and the 2030 Global Goals

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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). Through our global data and analysis work, we aim to provide a global snapshot of the progress being made towards SDGs for girls and women.

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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.

Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third edition, the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report provides 100+ donor benchmarks for NPOs, NGOs, and charities worldwide. In addition to the global benchmarks, this year the benchmarks are also available for six regions: Africa. 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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). Through our global data and analysis work, we aim to provide a global snapshot of the progress being made towards SDGs for girls and women. Outcomes + Impact Social Good 2030 Equal Measures 2030 gender equality Global Goals SDGs

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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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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Engage with more than 1,000 fellow attendees including leadership from marquee foundations, governments, global industries, the U.N., It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

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

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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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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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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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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

EveryAction

Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C., June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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

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» 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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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.

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

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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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Revitalizing Global Partnerships to Further the Sustainable Development Goals

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On Monday, July 18, I attended the first ever Partnership Exchange at the UN headquarters to address just that—how we can revitalize and strengthen global partnerships in accordance with SDG #17: “ Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development. When cross-sector partners collaborate to solve global issues, their unique capabilities are leveraged together as one robust force.

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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. Must-Know Implications of the Global Mobile Revolution: 1) WEB COMMUNICATIONS. The Global Mobile Revolution has just begun.

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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.

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

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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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To Act Nationally or Globally, Think Locally

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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. But what is the best way to break through and truly demonstrate your impact where it matters most?

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EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

EveryAction

Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. Washington, D.C., May 8, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading provider of software serving over 15,000 nonprofits, announced today that it has acquired We Also Walk Dogs Inc., more commonly known by their product’s name, ActionKit.

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Global Digital Fundraising - a world of opportunity | nfpSynergy

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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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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.” The annual Global NGO Technology Report not only shows how the internet can help organizations communicate and collaborate with stakeholders, but how it can serve as a powerful force for change when coupled with various technology tools,” said Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry.

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. 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.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

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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.

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.

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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Clinton Global Initiative

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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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Mobilizing Impact at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

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

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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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Change Ahead: I'm Shifting from Local to Global in 2019

Museum 2.0

In mid-2019, I will transition out of my role as the executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH) to focus full-time on leading OF/BY/FOR ALL, an emerging global movement to build more inclusive community institutions. I have some big news to share.

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Breaking News on the Global Treaty from Kareem Dale

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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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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%).

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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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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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.

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.

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. to Funraise for generously supporting the Global Trends in Giving Report and the Global NGO Technology Report. P.S. Direct links to the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey: English: surveygizmo.com/s3/2020- Global-Trends-in-Giving-Survey.

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Organizing for change through social technologies: McKinsey Global Survey results | McKinsey & Company

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Organizing for change through social technologies: McKinsey Global Survey results | McKinsey & Company