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Are You Serving Youth in Your Community? Think You Could Use a Free Tablet?

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The organization with the most innovative and effective usage of a donated TechSoup product will receive the Lenovo IdeaPad AND will be featured as the "Youth Impact" story for an entire month on our Local Impact Map (LIM). The Local Impact Map is a rich storytelling platform that uses mapping technology to place stories in a global context as you can see in the picture below. success stories july14contest Local impact map youthorg

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Part 1 of 2: Open API meets the laundromat | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I’m lucky to live in a neighborhood where the local laundromat will pick up your laundry and then deliver it the next day, clean-smelling and freshly folded. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Twenty "Fearless" Changemakers

Have Fun - Do Good

Jasmine Beach-Ferrara | WE DO Campaign: Stage 4 | Asheville, NC The WE DO Campaign mobilizes LGBT couples requesting – and being denied – marriage licenses in their hometowns across the Southern United States. Mike Rocco | City Hall Fellows | San Francisco, CA City Hall Fellows creates the next generation of enlightened leaders for local government empowering them to be effective change agents.

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NetSquared October Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, CA: Let’s Learn About Project Homeless Connect SF: Discussion and Brainstorming. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? Creative Commons licensed by Neal Gillis. Last month was a monster for NetSquared - we held 48 events during Social Media September , including 14 workshops and nine social media surgeries. October promises to be a bit quieter — we’re going to relax and eat candy.

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How HART for Animals Built a Modern Pet Rescue Center

Tech Soup Blog

To their horror, they learned that homeless pets in their area can freeze and die during the brutal winter months. A local college had donated some computers to HART, but HART had no operating systems. When Pellet crunched the numbers, she found that it would cost the nonprofit a lot to get Windows 7 licenses for each of the donated computers. Tucked away in the Appalachian mountains of western Maryland, HART for Animals is a one-stop shop for all things pets.

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Fighting for a cause

ASU Lodestar Center

For the next few days I became familiar with runaway and homeless youth issues. Similar exchange systems were also established with the police department and local nonprofits that might refer youth to the shelter. state and the city to find out what we needed to do to become licensed. posted by. Dick Erwin. I recently completed a nonprofit internship, and it was a very difficult and challenging experience.

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A Non-Profit Tech Blog interview with GregMcHale of good2gether | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

So if you’re reading about homelessness, a special section would open up that would point to different nonprofits that deal with homelessness in the area that that newspaper serves you are located while you are reading the story. Would it be OK if Exxon Mobile was sponsoring the local environmental group? To both Michael & Allan – though newspapers as a whole have been hard hit they still have the largest local internet presence – by far.

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Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

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Chrysalis is dedicated to creating pathways to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by helping them find and retain employment (Social Enterprise Alliance, 2016). Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA) is a licensed, comprehensive, 2-year residential substance abuse recovery program in North Carolina. Today we are highlighting the work of Thom Reilly , Director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University.

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Personal Democracy Unconference URL list | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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The “magic” IVR | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

These clients are homeless so without our org’s snail mail address they could not effectively communicate with the outside world. Practically everything — checks, letters from family and loved ones, communications with parole officers, the whole gamut of communications between a homeless client and his or her social services. Send me an e-mail if you want to try out the app although it’s not a local call if you’re not in New York City.

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Social Networking for non-profits | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Rather than handing over a quarter, a passerby can assist a homeless person using a one-click system that identifies local services or electronically transfers money to an account at a local grocery store or restaurant. They also license and private brand for organizations that want to have their own private copy of the site. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Kickass Government Job! Be the Webmaster for the NYC Campaign Finance Board | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Help us get ready for New York City’s biggest local election ever and keep NYC elections transparent and open by maintaining and improving upon the New York City Campaign Finance Board website, [link] We’re looking for a hardcore techie with great communications skills to serve as the webmaster and grand poobah of our online efforts. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Make CDs of the OEM License CD and sell it on Canal Street. As of 10/24/2007, we’re starting to see Google offer IMAP downloads of Gmail to your local client. Case Management System I know of no current case management system that has an open API or that offers anything but per seat licensing. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Make CDs of the OEM License CD and sell it on Canal Street. As of 10/24/2007, we’re starting to see Google offer IMAP downloads of Gmail to your local client. Case Management System I know of no current case management system that has an open API or that offers anything but per seat licensing. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A nonprofit organization that provides support for homeless in Northern, CA found references to homeless people on restaurant blogs and used what they learn for a fundraising campaign. Growing and Eating Local Foods. It is an idea closely tied with the term user-generated content and creative commons licensing. There are six different flavors of Creative Commons licensings that have various degrees of restrictions on how people may use your work.

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Learn from the Millenials and how they do Nonprofit 2.0 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Jonathon Lunardi from Charity for Debt Cristina Moon from 8-8-08 For Burma Karina Qian from TechY (so new that they don’t have a web site) Jonathon Lunardi’s startup nonprofit is based on getting students into paid volunteer positions at local charities and using those positions to help pay for the loans incurred while getting a college education. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Mpower Open Podcast | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Josiah definitely covers the open source license issue. He’s right it’s not exactly OSI compliant but it’s still better than the licenses we’re getting now. My guess though is that you don’t get whitelisted e-mail easy from just installing software on a local server and that’s probably where Convio, et. At the very least, you wouldn’t be paying for licensing fees — ugh.

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The “magic” IVR | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

These clients are homeless so without our org’s snail mail address they could not effectively communicate with the outside world. Practically everything — checks, letters from family and loved ones, communications with parole officers, the whole gamut of communications between a homeless client and his or her social services. Send me an e-mail if you want to try out the app although it’s not a local call if you’re not in New York City.

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Openness Transforms the Nonprofit CRM Business | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

A week later, on June 13th, MPower sends out their press release touting the appearance of MPower on Sourceforge under both a GPL v3 license or a license that allows you to develop code without sharing with the rest of your community (I call this the Ebenezer Scrooge license). And they have it under a GPL v3 license. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Stockholders ticked off and they want Kintera’s CEO to step down | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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In the latest quarterly press release Mr. Gruber actually trumpeted being named to a list of local high growth companies in a quarter when Kintera’s revenues declined year over year. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Check out my new Leaderboard! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

This has additional benefits — you can actually use the RoR frontend as a kind of thick client that runs on the desktop (although it really runs on the local desktop web server). Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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IT Recipe for the small non-profit | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

And best of all, no more backup infrastructure because none of your files will be locally hosted on a file server. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Kintera now almost as valuable as Bear Stearns | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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The middle and lower class communities get little or nothing without a local tax increase. Call the local radio station. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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N-TEN NTC – Send in the nerds! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

and they will also take care of your local file server. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Open source = new kind of vendor lock-in? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

After all, you’ve just taken dollars that would have been spent feeding the homeless, helping people with life-threatening diseases or the myriad other things that non-profits too [sic - I meant to say do]. Follow a simple wizard and have your hosted service and data running locally in minutes. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0