Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

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To assist in the arduous grant research process, I’ve created this list of grant resources and funders according to a specific funding focus area: education. . Grant research tip : As you look over the list and peruse potential funders, take notes of those who best align with your work.

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2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations

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The following organizations currently offer grant and funding opportunities for women and/or accept letters of inquiry or proposals. Amber Grant Foundation. Amber Grant Foundation. Fundraising Grants

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On The Environment And Conservation Efforts

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Grant Research Tip: As you search beyond this list for potential funders, many foundations will state that they do not accept unsolicited requests for funding. The Kresge Foundation works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grant making and social investing.

Pollination Project: $1,000 seed grants to individual change makers

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The new Pollination Project is giving $1,000 seed grants to individual changemakers, every day, 365 days a year. Do you have an idea for a world-changing project that could bloom with some seed money? You can find information about how to apply on the Pollination Project website, follow them on Twitter at @Pollinationproj, and like them on Facebook.

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Interesting Uses of Technology: Virtual Libraries in Second Life

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She came to the Nonprofit Commons to share her areas of expertise in media literacy, human-computer interaction, and the impact of the digital revolution on education and libraries. She is using the virtual media capabilities in Second Life , among others, to navigate her continued research. Success in Second Life. "Second Life libraries are examples of immersive learning environments ," explained Dr. Hill.

Nonprofit Commons Recap: Will Play Games for Peace

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It has become increasingly popular in gaming to blend fantasy-based solutions with real-life social issues. " Joseph's initiative, the Online Leadership Program , integrates a "youth development approach when tackling international and public policy issues with youth media programs that build digital literacy, foster substantive online dialogues, develop resources for educators, and promote civic participation."

How Malala Fund’s Innovative Grantmaking is Revolutionizing Education for Girls

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Over the course of a three-year grant , Champions implement ambitious, goal-oriented projects and participate in advocacy campaigns aimed at changing local and national policies that hinder equal access to education. In addition to tracking grants, we use Salesforce as our main donor database.

10X: CEO’s Update: Spring 2014

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Technology currently serves privileged groups through tools that provide access to education, literacy, health, and justice. Highlights of this Update: Human Rights Global Literacy Benetech Labs and Board of Directors Human Rights In the age of hyper-surveillance, it is clear that at-risk human rights defenders are no longer the only ones who need the know-how to protect sensitive information. 10X: ten times the impact. That’s what’s been on my mind lately.

Fundraising 101: Understand the Basics of Fundraising so You Can Fund Your Dream

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If your organization promotes literacy, partner with a bookstore. You Need a Fundraising Plan Everything in nonprofit life requires a plan, and fundraising is no different. Focus on grant prospecting, collecting stories, and creating content.

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A Hearty Congratulations to TechSoup Members Winning Google Impact Challenge Awards

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Not because of the unusually big grants, but because most of them are members of our TechSoup family. A panel of community advisors reviewed the submissions, and chose 25 finalists – all of whom won significant grants. TechSoup Members Among the Top 10 Finalists ($250,000 to $500,000 Grant Winners). 500,000 Grant Winners. Bring Me a Book is creating a "literacy ecosystem" via social media in Alameda and Santa Clara Counties.

Benetech: President's Update

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Miradi – Expanding Throughout the World Images of sea life from the Ytre Hvaler National Park in Norway.I’ve In the last couple of years our biggest users—the Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, Rare and the National Audubon Society—have funded 100% of Miradi’s development costs by tapping core funds and seeking grants for Miradi from foundations, most notably the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Using Google Apps for Your Social Media Listening Dashboard: Social Productivity

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There are many tasks in a nonprofit day-to-day life - like grant writing, hiring someone, or prepping a board meeting where personal productivity matters most - connectedness really doesn't play a factor in getting these tasks off the to do list. Can we expect that down the road five or ten years that we might have "social literacies, skills, and competencies" at the nonprofit staff level?

Comcast Internet Essentials - A Green Program to Bridge the Digital Divide

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Subscribers will also be given access to free digital literacy training. According to the Pew Internet and American Life Project , the digital divide still affects about a third of Americans, particularly low-income Latinos, African-Americans, Native Americans, disabled people, and the elderly. Learn more about broadband and, in particular, get resources for expanding Internet access and digital literacy through our broadband wiki.

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MacArthur Foundation Digital Learning Briefing

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because the session will take place in Second Life and will also be webcasted. Second Life: NMC Campus Amphitheater (number 5 on the map) (see picture of me above) (NOTE: Please join "NMC Guests" group for access to Amphitheater). Attending this press briefing will grant you access to a panel discussion and one-on-one time with some of the greatest minds and most influential s in the fields of technology, digital media, education and learning.

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

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We want you to tell us how you are using TechSoup product donations to promote digital literacy. A specific example of the positive impact it made in the life of a constituent, in the area of digital inclusion. c) Grant of Rights to Sponsor. The individual or group must also agree to sign and return, upon request of Sponsor, any assignments, releases or other documents that Sponsor may require so as to perfect, effect or record such grant of rights in submission.

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

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We want you to tell us how you are using TechSoup product donations to promote digital literacy. A specific example of the positive impact it made in the life of a constituent, in the area of digital inclusion. c) Grant of Rights to Sponsor. The individual or group must also agree to sign and return, upon request of Sponsor, any assignments, releases or other documents that Sponsor may require so as to perfect, effect or record such grant of rights in submission.

The Many Ways to Say I Love You With A Donation To A Charity

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Maybe the love of your life is allergic to roses or maybe he or she is trying to drop a few pounds, so chocolates (even if they are fair trade chocolates ) may not fly. What about making a donation to a charity in honor the special someone in your life. Do you have a special techie in your life who works for a nonprofit? You can purchase a gift or card that provides AIDS grants in Ghana, Rwanda, and Swaziland. Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day.

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

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The program helps Vietnamese nonprofits to build staff capacity, apply for grants, and recruit skilled volunteers. Although Vietnam is regarded as a developing country, it has a literacy rate of 94 percent. Kopernik technology marketplace is a Bali, Indonesia-based online marketplace of innovative, life-changing technologies designed for the developing world.

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

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BB: Can you talk a little bit about the program, how long it is, what the women learn, and what some of the challenges are for them to make the training happen within their every day life? Are they women with families, are they young, are they old, and how are they fitting the training into what I am sure is a very busy, and already challenging life? We are training women at all levels in their life. "Now, 18 months later, all of Juana's children are in school.

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ASTC Recap: Questions, Colors, and Reflective Research

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I particularly appreciated Rob's thoughtful description of how people use guidebooks in real life - first, as inspiration for a hazily considered trip, then to really plan specifics, then on the ground as a guide to pre-selected and new opportunities, and finally, as a memento, peppered with comments on experiences sampled or postponed for future visits. Last week, the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) held their annual meeting in Ft. Worth, Texas.

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