Happy Birthday! The Charitable Deduction Turns 100

ASU Lodestar Center

On June 28, 1914, political assassins killed Austria’s archduke and his wife, leading to the Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia and the beginnings of war across Europe. To provide some relief for these steep rates, the federal government provided ways for households to reduce their taxable income. The charitable deduction is a vital nexus between the general public, the nonprofit organizations they support, and government policy.

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

Tech Soup Blog

When there's no transparency and accountability in government, citizens feel powerless and deceived by the politicians that represent them. The goal was to find the best web or mobile ideas for social projects in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. The project is designed to be available to citizens 24 hours a day and aims to increase the government's communication efficiency. From Serbia.

Hackathons for Good: Techies, Thinkers, and Activists Unite

Tech Soup Blog

There are many different types of hackathons: from company hackathons (such as Facebook's All-Night Hackathon ) to government improvement hackathons (like #HackWeTrust. meets LinkedIn for students. Serbia) in partnership with TechSoup Global and Zasto ne (Bosnia and Herzegovina). When you hear the term "hackathon," you might imagine a group of coders getting together to break into a protected website or engaging in some other shady activity.