2022 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to the days listed below, see also public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months. 8: International Literacy Day — #LiteracyDay.

2021 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to the days listed below, see also public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months. 8: International Literacy Day — #LiteracyDay.

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2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to the days listed below, see also public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months. 8: International Literacy Day — #LiteracyDay.

2019 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to the days listed below, see also public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months. 8: International Literacy Day — #LiteracyDay. Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days can inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively.

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, please also see public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months when planning your campaigns. 8: International Literacy Day — #LiteracyDay. Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns.

Opposing Salesforce.com attempt to TM "Social Enterprise"

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Wikipedia entry on this topic is extensive, and the most common usage in the marketplace is for the socially beneficial flavor of “social enterprise,” not the Salesforce one-year-old marketing campaign. I've been working closely with Kevin Lynch, the CEO of the Social Enterprise Alliance, on countering the efforts of Salesforce.com to attempt to trademark the name of our entire field, Social Enterprise.

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to those listed below, see also international public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Days. 8: International Literacy Day — #LiteracyDay. Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising.

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

The first example of direct content is the use of Wikipedia during the 7/7 bombings in London. Millions of editors on Wikipedia and it’s rise in public use was climbing. Wikipedia was a popular resource and established as a citizen-driven information source. Problems were that many survivors had no internet access, let alone electrical power, let alone computers or even computer literacy.

Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Literacy and access to knowledge underpins just about every social good, from education, to economic development, to health, to women’s empowerment, democracy and respect for human rights. Our goal in working with the Internet Archive on the Open Library would be to experiment with a Wikipedia-style “please donate if you can” model to offer a global solution for free to everybody. I believe in the power of books to change the world.

Interesting Uses of Technology: Virtual Libraries in Second Life

Tech Soup Blog

YouTube and Wikipedia are usually first choices for information seekers. 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. "The digital revolution is changing the hierarchy of information," said Dr. Valerie Hill in her recent visit to the Nonprofit Commons.

Listening Curriculum: Draft - What you think?

beth.typepad.com

Listening Literacy View more presentations from kanter. Listening Literacy Skills Whether your nonprofit is using listening tools that are free or a professional tool to take a deeper dive, after you figure out who will do the listening and how to make it actionable , it's time to address the nitty gritty of what and how. . The most important listening literacy skills are. Qui Diaz, The Big Dig Beth Kanter, Listening Literacy Skills 3.

Nonprofit Commons in Second Life Survives Griefing Attack

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

According to Wikipedia, a griefer is "a slang term used to describe a player in an multiplayer video game who plays the game simply to cause grief to other players through harassment. For example, at the BlogHer in Second Life panels and social events no problems were report as indicated by this report by VintFalken and the Information Literacy Weblog. Photo by Peacemaker.

Mark Pesce at CUA09 - Think Like a Cloud, Make a Storm, Kill the Tower!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The same sort of engine which powers Wikipedia can be put to work across a number of different “platforms”. I think this is connected to what Rheingold's Attention Literacy piece, but I have go back and read it again.

Notes from the Future: Reflections on the IMLS Meeting on Museums and Libraries in the 21st Century

Museum 2.0

Joshua Greenberg from the New York Public Library talked about transitioning from teaching information literacy to information fluency—helping visitors navigate and harness the vast world of digital information to their own ends. The most upsetting moment of the meeting for me was when some participants expressed a willful disregard and derision for participatory scholarship on sites like Wikipedia. What’s in the crystal ball for museums and libraries?