Hackathons for Good: Techies, Thinkers, and Activists Unite

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In actuality, hackathons are events where ideas are hatched and technology needs are met — making them excellent opportunities for nonprofits, charities, and libraries! The hackathon model is ideal for nonprofits and libraries because it brings together motivated volunteers to expedite a project on a limited budget. meets LinkedIn for students. Library Hackathons. Libraries have also been getting in on the hacking fun.

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

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The Microsoft Imagine Cup is a student competition to create innovative IT projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market. Very sophisticated for a student team. Our TechSoup Global partners there are also working hard on disaster relief in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia through the Community Boost r program and also a project called Mapa Poplava. He taught me how to listen for the pulse and passions of charities and libraries over social media.

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