WWF-New Zealand Welcomes New Green Growth Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Peter Hardstaff, WWF-New Zealand climate change spokesperson said: "This report is a useful addition to the growing body of evidence demonstrating the potential benefits of more sustainable economic development for New Zealand. "Particularly WWF-New Zealand urges the government to act on the report’s recommendations in these two sectors as a matter of priority."

Happy Birthday, TechSoup New Zealand!

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TechSoup Global has been rapidly expanding over the course of the past few years, with new nonprofit partners launched in 32 countries around the world (and many others on the way!). Our partner in New Zealand participated in a party hosted by Microsoft New Zealand to celebrate their first anniversary of being part of the TechSoup Global Network.

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Remote Access Proves Critical to New Zealand NGO After Earthquake

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This post originally appeared on the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog and was written by Erica Lorraine Scheidt, TechSoup Global's Director of Marketing Communications. Through my work with TechSoup Global, all kinds of amazing stories cross my desk, but a letter we received from the Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand after their recent earthquake piqued my interest.

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. Australia and New Zealand.

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. Australia and New Zealand. 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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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.

Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa | Madeleine Bunting | Global development | guardian.co.uk

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Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa | Madeleine Bunting | Global development | guardian.co.uk : "Back in 2008, a group of bloggers based in Kenya came up with an idea in response to the wave of ethnic violence sweeping the country in the wake of elections: Ushahidi – meaning testimony in Swahili – aimed to use crowdsourcing to track a fast-moving crisis.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Local Government Web Managers Notes: Responding to Economic Uncertainty Michael Walsh in Influence 18 May 2010 In the past few months, world-wide political and economic uncertainty has shaken global confidence, which in turn has resulted in continued market instability and volatility. In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries."

Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

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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. Our partner in Australia and New Zealand, Connecting Up , is a great resource for social media tips in addition to fundraising.

TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey — What We Found Out, What To Do About It

Tech Soup Blog

We released our report on the 2012 TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey in September; we've now had several months to consider the findings and talk to some of you about what you think. While usage varies by region, the range is relatively narrow, with a high of 93 percent in Australia/New Zealand and USA/Canada and a low of 83 percent in India. For the global NGO sector, cloud computing has arrived. "We try to do that in the TechSoup Global Network.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Affect is a new community event highlighting the diversity of work and design behind social change. Global delegates. The BoardSource Leadership Forum (BLF) is a global conference focused on nonprofit leadership at the highest level – the board of directors. Fast Company / New York, NY / $1,999. New partnerships with other sectors. New voices energizing conversations. New frontiers await.

Web Design Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

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In the spirit of TechSoup's new look , we've compiled a list of resources and products from around our global network on website design, planning, and management. Whether you're thinking about making some small enhancements to your organization's website or planning a complete redesign, you'll find plenty of useful information and tips from TechSoup and our global partners.

TechSoup Global Partner Spotlight: Connecting Up's CRM Resources

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As part of the TechSoup Global Network, Connecting Up works to unleash the power of not-for-profits in Australia and New Zealand through technology donations and resources Our partners in Australia, Connecting Up , spent the month of September educating Australian nonprofits on constituent relationship management (CRM) tools and resources. CRM services or applications can help organizations better interact with their donors, volunteers and other important contacts.

22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The data from GivingTuesday comes from their 2019 GivingTuesday Impact Report and the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report data is based on the survey responses of 2,263 GivingTuesday 2019 donors. Australia and New Zealand – 7%.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Communication & Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Attendees will also gain insight by learning benchmarks for success as revealed in the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

#Storymakers2014 Global Tweet Chat Explodes with Knowledge

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in Auckland, New Zealand, TechSoup hosted a #Storymakers2014 global discussion via Twitter. On September 4, 2014, beginning at 3 p.m. As the conversation moved east around the globe, we witnessed an explosion of storytelling knowledge. The NetSquared Auckland group launched the event and shared four valuable insights into digital storytelling: Always have a hero. Know your paradigm or perspective. Focus on critical moments of change. Keep it short.

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Fundraising in 2020

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A Call for Greater Impact Transparency and Global Effectiveness. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Elizabeth McDonough of Classy.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Behavioral Economics to Build a Successful Monthly Giving Program

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada.

[Free Webinar] 10 Fundraising Tips for a Successful #GivingTuesday 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Gary Wohlfeill. Fundraiser for: Wildlife SOS (Donation Optional).

5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit Industry Survey Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 27th, 2010 Blackbaud has conducted its North American State of the Nonprofit Industry Survey annually for six of the past seven years. This year’s survey has been expanded to a more global view.

26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2019 Global NGO Technology Report :: Download. 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report :: Download. Please take the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey !]. Published by Global Web Index. Published by Infoxchange (Australia & New Zealand). Sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. The research reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide.

[FREE WEBINAR] How NGOs Worldwide Can Use Digital Storytelling to Attract U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Presented by: Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Emerging Trends in Social Media for Small Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

From chatbots to social advertising to the rapid rise of Stories, this session will focus on what’s new and next in social media so that your nonprofit can embrace being an early adopter to achievement maximum return-on-investment (ROI). What’s new in Facebook Fundraising Tools, Instagram Donate Stickers, and YouTube Giving. • << View All Upcoming Free Webinars >> The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live! Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, this year’s Global Trends in Giving Survey includes questions about crowdfunding. GiveaLittle (New Zealand). The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey is an annual research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how donors worldwide prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. Global.

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

20: Global Recycling Day — #GRD2020. 16: Global Cat Day — #GlobalCatDay. 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. Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns.

23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

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2018 Global NGO Technology Report :: Download. The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live. 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report :: Download. Global Landscape of Philanthropy Report 2018 :: Download. Published by Infoxchange (Australia & New Zealand). The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live! The results will be released in the 4th edition of the Global NGO Technology Report on September 16, 2019.

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

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1% via text message ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). The number of new donors giving to charity declined by 7.3% The number of new retained donors dropped 14.9% ( Fundraising Effectiveness Project ). 92% of donors say it is important that NGOs, nonprofits, and charities make a concerted effort to protect their contact and financial information from data breaches ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). Large have 22,299 ( Global NGO Technology Report ).

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Go Around the Globe with #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

Are you ready to join a global, Storytelling conversation on Twitter at #Storymakers2014 spanning the globe from India, Libya, Kenya across Europe, Canada and the United States. Then join us September 4, 2014 for an amazing, global conversation. With one-hour chats in Cameroon, New Zealand, India, Kenya, South Africa, Poland, Canada and the United States, we have over twelves hours of digital storytelling conversation planned for your listening pleasure. New Zealand.

Skoll World Forum: My Annual Heart-Mind Feast

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This is my posse, the global social entrepreneur community, as well as the people who appreciate and support them. There were also some successor CEOs in the crowd, along with an explicit track for senior colleagues (like Betsy Beaumon, Benetech’s new President ), as the Skoll Foundation increasingly recognizes the importance of strong teams to their grantee organizations. I always walk away with new ideas from my fellow social entrepreneurs.

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4 Key Features of the New GoFundMe Charity™

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits looking to expand their crowdfunding campaigns in 2020, here are four key features of the new GoFundMe Charity : 1) Customizable campaigns to reflect your nonprofit’s brand. Nonprofits quickly receive the data insights they need to track and measure success through the new Report Center. Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is the world’s largest free social fundraising platform, with more than $5 billion raised by tens of millions of donors.

#GivingTuesday Countdown: One Month to Go!

Connection Cafe

And, as Ryan Scott shared in his Forbes article, “ Discovery Communications broadcasted PSAs across Discovery’s global networks and promoted an employee donation matching program benefiting victims of Typhoon Haiyan.”. In addition to being a whole lot of fun, #GivingTuesday is a chance for organizations – nonprofit and otherwise – to step out of their normal personas and try something new. It’s one month until #GivingTuesday. Are you ready?

HOW TO: Tweet for an International Audience

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At about the time I quit working for the day (6pm in Missouri, USA), nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and Asia are coming online for another work day. Obviously nonprofits that work internationally would be wise to tweet around the clock, but even nonprofits that limit their mission and services to their own country, province, state, city, or village should experiment with being a global twitizen.

Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA. International organizations planning their fundraising strategies for the new decade and looking for new funding sources may be wondering how to maximize their success in attracting U.S. Donors Find International Organizations Online: Charities Aid Foundation Global Database. Global Giving.

Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An effective story not only helps nonprofits attract new donors but also increases overall brand awareness, which can be good for landing corporate sponsorships or attracting media coverage. 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.

Muslim Giving 101: An Introduction for Fundraisers & Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Now in its fourth edition, this year’s report provides technology benchmarks for Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States and Canada.

5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you have donated to a nonprofit within the last 12 months, then please take the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report ! This week Nonprofit Tech for Good donated $25 to 25 nonprofits in order to study how nonprofits are progressing in the design of their donation pages and in the efficacy of their online donation process.

Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth Kanter

The Walking School Bus (and the Bicycle Train) have become a global phenomenon, widely adopted in the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the US. The event is run by a distributed organization and become a global movement with over 270,000 pop up restaurants in 75 countries. It helps residents save money and learn new skills.

Face-to-Face Communications with Zoom Help NGOs Around the Planet

Tech Soup Blog

As a nonprofit and part of the TechSoup Global Network of 70 civil society organizations, TechSoup has come to rely on Zoom. This makes it easy for our IT department to provision new users. Orienting new users is a breeze, because Zoom's training videos are short and to the point. We hope to have this exciting new offering available to you in fall 2017.

Join Us for Local and Virtual Events This Week With Social Media September

Tech Soup Blog

Join our global tweet chat on September 18 to discover the latest in social media best practices. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. New York, NY: Using Text Messaging to Achieve Your Mission. Guatemala: The Social Good Summit Global Conversation 2013 - Guatemala. Wellington, New Zealand: A very social, cool little capital talk: #net2welly Social Media Sept (2 of 3). We’d love to help you start a new meetup.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 8, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

We’ve a global network of 50 #nptech meetups with chapters in 50 countries. Wellington, New Zealand: net2welly 1st birthday meetup: potluck + Beth Kanter on video. We’d love to help you start a new meetup. The Internet has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to online nonprofit tech education. Webinars? Check! Tutorials? You betcha! Blogs? Heck yeah! But what if you learn best face-to-face or with a group? That’s what NetSquared Local is for!

NetSquared Mid-October Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Wellington, New Zealand: Chalkle: unlocking the gates to learning, 1 year on - #net2welly Oct meetup. We’d love to help you start a new meetup. It’s getting colder out there…winter is coming. Huddle up with your #nptech colleagues at a NetSquared meetup to keep warm and learn about the latest trends in nonprofit technology. October’s NetSquared Events.

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Resources

Tech Soup Blog

The staff at TechSoup Global is keeping all those affected by the devastating hurricane in our thoughts as we work to support recovery efforts. Past Disaster Relief Efforts from TechSoup and Our Global Partners. Lessons From Haiti: Uses of New Media in Disaster Recovery Efforts. Remote Access Proves Critical to New Zealand NGO After Earthquake. Relief organizations and first-responders are working tirelessly to provide aid to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Courage, Leadership, Grandmothers, Half The Sky and The Mission List

Have Fun - Do Good

Grandmother Power Photo journalist Paola Gianturco (who I interviewed for the Big Vision Podcast in 2007 ) has a new book out, Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon. Marianne Elliot has created a new online course, 30 Days of Courage , "for people who want to step out of their comfort zone, through the small acts of daily bravery that add up to a courageous life."