The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her knowledge of the country and the culture made it easier to localize the curriculum. However, to localize it, Stephanie incorporated Pakistani imagery, including a photo of Arfa Karim, the youngest female Microsoft ‘expert’ in Pakistan, to represent fly.

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. Education is a major focus for nonprofits and NGOs, accounting for 9% of NGO activity worldwide.

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TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. Education is a major focus for nonprofits and NGOs, accounting for 9% of NGO activity worldwide.

NGO Connection Day: Singapore

Tech Soup Blog

On Apriil 29 Microsoft and TechSoup held an NGO Connection Day at the Microsoft office in Singapore. TechSoup's partner NGO, the Hong Kong Council of Social Services , attended as well, giving local attendees a personal insight on how TechSoup's global network enables capacity and community building around the world.

TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey: What We Found Out and What To Do About It – Part Three

Tech Soup Blog

We released our report on the 2012 TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey in September of 2012 and have now had more time to ponder the findings and talk to several of you about what you think of them. What Are the Biggest Barriers to More Widespread NGO Migration to the Cloud?

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Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Workshop Ngo Feb 13 View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Finally, I taught two social media strategy workshops for NGO and CSR practitioners before having two days to get a taste of India and then a 24 hour journey home. . This workshop was for the NGO audience.

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E-Mediat: Day 2 – The Networked NGO in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We spent Day 2 of the E-Mediat Train the Trainer sessions on “ Translating The Networked NGO in the Arab World.&# To localize Networked Nonprofit concepts to an Arab NGO context, as appropriate, for improved project outcomes.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The Corps Network National Conference is an annual gathering of national, state, and local leaders in the fields of workforce development, community service, and conservation. State/Local / #DCNP2019 / @DMANF. State/Local. State/Local / #NPSummit19 / @TogetherSC.

TechSoup Japan Disaster Relief Program Launches to Assist Local NGOs

Tech Soup Blog

As the weeks pass, the disaster recovery is increasingly shifting out of the hands of professional first-responder organizations into the hands of the local NGO community. The Great East Japan Earthquake occurred 7 weeks and 4 days ago.

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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts.

TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey: What We Found Out and What to Do About It Part Two

Tech Soup Blog

We released our report on the 2012 TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey in September of 2012 and have now had a few months to ponder the findings and talk to several of you about what you think of them. Cloud Contradictions in the NGO Sector. The global NGO average is 36%.

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Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions. They’re a great example of an NGO that really knows their IT.

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BiGTech India Connects Nonprofits with IT Students

Tech Soup Blog

To celebrate, TechSoup's partner in India, BiGTech , held the Find an IT Partner event in Mumbai to connect local nonprofits with IT students. A representative from each NGO presented his or her project. International nonprofits NetSquared community nonprofit NGO India education BigTech students information technology vocational training

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82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

63% of nonprofits worldwide regularly send email updates and fundraising appeals ( Global NGO Technology Report ). 15% of nonprofits worldwide regularly send text messages to donors and supporters ( Global NGO Technology Report ). Large have 22,299 ( Global NGO Technology Report ).

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How Faith-Based Hope Endeavors Effectively Fights the AIDS Epidemic and Changes Lives in the U.S. and Africa

Tech Soup Blog

She spent her days collecting sticks in hopes of selling them at a local market so she could feed her siblings. She has been able to will this global NGO into fruition from her kitchen table. based NGO and Malawian NGO, Hope Endeavors needed help.

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

Tech Soup Blog

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). success stories july14contest Local impact map youthorg

5 Community Needs That Companies Can Impact Now

Connection Cafe

Approximately 70% of large corporations already have an EAF in place and those that do not are turning to third party nonprofits like e4e Relief and/or local community foundations to distribute charitable funds directly to employees.

Dancing with Abby Normal… « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I think it also has some applicability in the NGO-SOHO space. In my mind — strange as it may be — the typical features of a small “team&# site might be quite applicable to both the home market and the small NGO market — shared calendar, “cork&# board, shared file storage, etc.

TechSoup Global Launches Service to Scale Donations of Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits - MarketWatch

AFP Blog

TechSoup Global Launches Service to Scale Donations of Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits - MarketWatch : SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 12, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TechSoup Global announced today that, in partnership with Microsoft, it has launched a new service on its platform to quickly and reliably verify if an organization is a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) and qualified to receive donations of Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits.

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12 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GroupRaise is an online system that enables restaurants to fundraise for local organizations with a 3-5 mile radius. The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live! If you work at a nonprofit or NGO, please volunteer 6-8 minutes of your time and take the survey.

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Facebook Campaigning in Romania

Amy Sample Ward

Earlier this summer, I had the huge privilege to visit Romania and help with the Local Philanthropy Workshop. It was so much fun and it was an amazing experience to work with people like Chris Worman and meet with so many local nonprofit and community changemakers.

6 Must-Download Mobile Apps for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Reach app encourages users to explore the world by sharing photos and videos of their travels or visits to local landmarks and natural sites. Thus far, nonprofits have struggled to create mobile apps that their donors and supporters want to use.

Giving Trends in Kenya: How the Growth of Mobile Payments Are Transforming Community Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the local context, Kenyan’s give an extremely high proportion of their earnings as donations (cc. The lack of trust between NGOs and local Kenyans and the expectancy that NGOs are funded from outside Kenya are the key reasons for limited local fundraising towards NGO in Kenya.

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Seeds for a Future Part 3: Creating a sustainable future

ASU Lodestar Center

Before raising the hopes of any community, one of the first things an NGO should ask itself is: After we leave, what will remain in the community, and is it something they want and can sustain? posted by Suzanne and Earl de Berge , Founders of Seeds for a Future.

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GivingTuesday India Kicks Off the Global Giving Season

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

GivingTuesday celebrates philanthropy and countries around the world that participate make it their own, unleashing creative and localized strategies to promote a culture of giving. GivingTuesday India has localized and adapted ideas like the #unselfie. Source: GivingTuesday India.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

" Local Philanthropy Playground | Local Philanthropy Playground – "The Local Philanthropy Workshop (LPW), developed by the Odorheiu Secuiesc Community Foundation and TechSoup Global with the support of the Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe, first took place between August 31 and September 4, 2010. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

How WhatsApp Is Being Used by Nonprofits in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our team discovered that NGO leaders and staff responded instantly to WhatsApp messages vis-à-vis email. We asked NGO leaders to join a dedicated broadcast list.

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Research Friday: The gift

ASU Lodestar Center

It wasn’t simply about throwing money at an international issue - it was about listening to local problems, local solutions, and local thought. I learned I could and should offer assistance to local citizens who asked for it. Local problems, local solutions.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Spotfund is a location-based mobile app that allows users to search for stories (created by nonprofits) to donate to that are in near proximity or located in their local community.

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The Internet Domain.NGO Should Serve Best Interests of Nonprofits Worldwide: Sign An Online Letter of Support

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Among the proposed new gTLDs is.NGO.NGO will be the exclusive domain for local and global non-governmental organizations looking to advance their missions or to inspire their communities. As a fellow not-for-profit, we understand the needs and wants of the NGO community.

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Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

Local Community Organizers (#localco). What : This is a chance for local organizers to share stories and lessons learned and network with those considering starting a group. It’s open to the public so invite your local Atlanta friends to meet you there!

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Mark Your Calendars! 2015 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

27: World NGO Day — #WorldNGODay. 5: Give Local America Day — #GiveLocal15. Social network communities are highly responsive to giving and promoting your nonprofit on cause awareness days provided that your nonprofit prepares at least one month in advance.

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When you teach internationally, it is important to localize your content and Tharum was able to provide many local and regional examples and tips.

Visit Zambia with LearnAsOne!

Amy Sample Ward

Before they head home, they will train the local community and the NGO partner how to use a Flip video and digital camera so update can continue. LearnAsOne is a charity that works with local partners and communities in Africa to fund schools and support their running costs. Steve Heyes, a colleague and founder of LearnAsOne , has just embarked on a great journey to Zambia and you’re invited! Steve and 3 self-funded volunteers (found for free via Google Grants!)

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44 Ways to Turn Nonprofit Supporters into Fundraising Superstars

Connection Cafe

According to the Global NGO Online Technology Report , Millennials are most inspired to give by social media. You probably already receive support from many local companies. Turning your supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy.

Cambodia: Responsible Tourism: Part 3

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Twitter, Daniela Papi , who co-founded a NGO called Pepy that supports children in Siem Reap area, introduced me to Yut who was “the best guide in Siem Reap.”

Seeds for a Future

ASU Lodestar Center

The end of the Guatemalan Civil War resulted in a flood of non-governmental organization (NGO) programs spreading across the country in the hope of helping desperately poor people gain everything from their human rights, to better health care, food and nutrition, and training in governance. We consulted the Guatemala NGO Network in Antigua for guidance and attorney/accountant referrals. Be prepared to endure difficulties in establishing a local bank account.

Most Recent Letter from Leng Sopharath

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Leng Sopharath is one of 19 college students being sponsored for college through a program of the Sharing Foundation , an ngo that works directly with local officials, orphanages, and NGOs in Cambodia to identify and carry out projects which improve the lives of children.

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m here at the Dead Sea in Jordan where I delivered the key note for the E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO.” 83% of participants are applying their social media skills to engage local and global communities.

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What is working wikily? How can funders catalyze and support networks? Join the conversation #netfunders on April 5-6th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to support NGO leaders who want to work with a network mindset but run into obstacles, like their board? Over the past 18 months, I’ve been participating in The Network of Networked Funders , a community of practice for grantmakers facilitated by the Monitor Institute.

Giving Trends in Brazil: How Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Those initial fundings rarely come from online donations, most are community-based initiatives, companies, and local government incentives. 42% are most inspired to give by social media, email (18%), and an NGO’s website (18%).

Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Martus will protect their sensitive documentation by encrypting it on the local hard drive and automatically backing it up to remote servers if organizations wish to do so.

Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My role was to deliver components of the Networked NGO curriculum – sessions on network mapping, challenges assumptions about networked ways of working, as well as training on how to use the online collaboration platform for their together moving forward.

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