25 Must-Follow NGO Resources on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By studying their tweets and utilizing the resources they advocate for, your NGO will become better equipped to inspire online donors and supporters and consequently achieve your mission and programs. NetSquared :: @NetSquared. NGO Pulse SANGONeT :: @SaingoNeT.

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Your NetSquared Holiday Gift!

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared holds free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Chepe in San Jose, Costa Rica. NetSquared Manila in the Philippines. Event NetSquared tsevent

NetSquared's November Community Events for Nonprofit Techies

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Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free (or low cost) nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, then NetSquared is the place for you!

NetSquared's November Community Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free (or low cost) nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, then NetSquared is the place for you!

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. NetSquared organizers plan events because they have skills to share, want to give back, and want to make the world a better place. Newest NetSquared Groups. Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Abuja in Abuja, Nigeria. NetSquared Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach, Florida. Don't have a NetSquared group near you?

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Houston, Texas: NetSquared Houston.

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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That's why TechSoup created NetSquared , our global network of volunteer-led Tech4Good meetups. Our NetSquared leaders are currently holding free events in 24 countries and meet with their local TechSoup partners to collaborate on how to best support nonprofits in their country.

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Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

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Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free and low-cost nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, NetSquared is the place for you!

Just Found: International NGO Flickr Group

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After that, I discovered an interesting photo set in the Link netsquared tag stream and it was Seth Mazow, so I made him a contact. And the next thing I know he invites me to the International NGO Flickr Group.

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NGO/NPO Meme - tagged by Nancy White

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I didn't see that practically a week ago, Nancy White, tagged me with the NGO/NPO Memo. So, the meme goes something like this -- What are the five resources that you would recommend to anybody working in an NGO who wanted to know about information management and technology but didn't know where to start. Nancy White's Full Circle Blog : This is one of my favorite NGO blogs, but I must admit that I often hesitate to click over when I see new posts. NGO/NPTECH Web2.0

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BiGTech India Connects Nonprofits with IT Students

Tech Soup Blog

A representative from each NGO presented his or her project. NetSquared , an initiative from TechSoup Global, holds similar events all around the world to connect NGOs with the resources they need. NetSquared brings nonprofits together with programmers, designers, and other business professionals in their area. Through meet-ups, workshops, and trainings, NetSquared members collaborate on projects for social impact.

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Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

NetSquared Open Space (NOS): APIs and Open Data. Who : Facilitating: Amy Sample Ward | NetSquared; Billy Bicket | NetSquared. The NetSquared team will be working the room to activate and facilitate conversations so everyone can enjoy the ride.

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How Charities Get Tech Support in Uganda

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NetSquared is TechSoup's answer to providing local tech support and learning opportunities. Uganda is no different except for one thing: its amazing NetSquared Regional Ambassador for East Africa, Robert Kibaya. What Is NetSquared? Who Comes to Our NetSquared Events.

NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Netsquared Innovation Fund Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects and solicits for feedback. Allan Benamer weighs in with some observations after wading through the comments over at the Netsquared site and pointing to Holden from GiveWell to be the most salient point.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared is here to help you along the way with everything from slide templates to planning checklists. Not sure if hosting a NetSquared group is for you? There's probably a NetSquared group near you , but if there isn't, we'll help you start your own.

Your #nptech Community Events Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared is here to help you along the way with everything from slide templates to planning checklists. Not sure if hosting a NetSquared group is for you? There’s probably a NetSquared group by you , but if there isn’t, we’ll help you start your own.

The effect of the Burma cyclone on Google AdWords buys within the NGO community | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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What Is Your Net2Local Group Cooking Up?

Tech Soup Blog

Matt Jung and NGO 2.0 hosted our first NetSquared Camp in China. NetSquared (soft) launched our latest project, the Hacker Helper , a wiki that connects social good hackathons with problems that need to be solved. Event NetSquared tsevent Recipe.

New report on wireless technology for nonprofits released | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Mobile , nptech New report on wireless technology for nonprofits released 04.29.08 | 3402 5 Comments [link] New+report+on+wireless+technology+for+nonprofits+released 2008-04-29+18%3A01%3A10 Allan+Benamer A new report called Wireless Technology for Social Change: Trends in NGO Mobile Use , was released today by the United Nations Foundation and The Vodafone Group Foundation.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers. The NetSquared organizers' events help TechSoup deliver on our shared mission of ensuring that civil society has the tools and skills necessary to use technology effectively.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

Net2 Think Tank Round-up: Creating Awesome Video | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – "For this month's Net2 Think Tank we asked you to share your tools and tactics for creating effective video messages – regardless of budget and organization size. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of October 25th).

N2Y4 Mobile Challenge and Conference

Amy Sample Ward

No worries, share your expertise, or get involved in a hands-on session happening in the NetSquared Garage. The “State of Mobile” topical sessions will be facilitated by leaders in both the NGO and private-sector-sphere. Save Your Seat: N2Y4 Mobile Challenge Conference is almost here!

Ushahidi BRCK: Bringing Internet to the Developing World

Tech Soup Blog

Here’s some news on a now famous NetSquared alumnus project. Ushahidi is an NGO headquartered in Kenya. Ushahidi was a NetSquared Mashup Challenge winner in the fabled 2008 Netsquared conference in Santa Clara, California.

Interview with Rob Wu & Public Launch of CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

A few years ago, Jeff and I went on a pro bono IT consulting project to Uganda to serve a Action for Children, an NGO that fights poverty by preserving families and delivering micro-finance. I’m not sure if you caught the news today but CauseVox has launched their public beta!

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup and the NetSquared meetups are here to help. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Houston, Texas: NetSquared Houston: Storymakers 2017!

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? If you want to learn more about the networks, here’s a few blog posts: TechSoup/Netsquared. A Tale of Different Networks: Netsquared and TSG (Video interview with Marnie).

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

That's why each month NetSquared organizers in 60 cities across the globe host networking events for the nonprofit tech community. NetSquared Vancouver** shares [slides and videos]([link] from their November event. * Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

NetSquared :: netsquared.org. NetSquared in a group of volunteer leaders who host free #TechforGood in-person events every month in 120 cities worldwide. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources!

Meet Beth Kanter and I at BlogHer and Making Media Connections

Have Fun - Do Good

For the past two days I've gotten to spend time at the NetSquared Conference with my Co-Editor of BlogHer's Social Change, Nonprofit and NGO section, and fellow NetSquared blogger , Beth Kanter of Beth's Blog.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! Find your closest NetSquared group. As a NetSquared organizer, you will become known as someone who's a leader in the Tech4Good community. Start a NetSquared group. --> Upcoming Tech4Good Events.

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

You can help your tech-shy NGO friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social.

Online Education Events for Nonprofits in July 2015

Tech Soup Blog

How to Launch a Social Media and Content Strategy for Your NGO OnGood / Webinar / Fee: Free. Sites NetSquared Monitors for Nonprofit/Technology Events. If you are looking for face-to-face meetings in your area, check out the list of 501Tech Clubs on NTEN and on Netsquared Local.

7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Podcasts

Have Fun - Do Good

My March post, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs , seems to have been helpful to folks (it even got translated into spanish by a blogger in Spain, so I thought I'd share my list, originally posted on NetSquared , of 7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Podcasts. A leader at your nonprofit or NGO talks about what is going on in the organization and in your field. Example: This Week in NetSquared News. podcast nonprofit NGO

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TechSoup Global: A Tale of Two Dramatically Different Networks and Their Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The second network, Netsquared , in contrast was more loosely controlled with a lower risk in failure. Some of the lessons learned include: -Could have provided the Netsquared community with more tools to do their work like listserves, web sites, etc. Photo by Idea Constructor.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day. I was also an early member of Netsquared Community , another one of Marnie’s brilliant ideas that rocked the field. TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another blogger, Chak Sopheap , who now works as a program officer at the NGO, The Human Rights Center. In 2007 at the bloggers summit, she facilitated a session about gender and blogging. She remembered fondly, the netsquared t-shirt that she had selected from the donated t-shirts.

Basic Blogging for Women-REVISED

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo, MA, write for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun * Do Good , the NetSquared blog , where she is the Community Builder, and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor. She also produces her own Big Vision podcast and the NetSquared This Week in NetSquared News podcast. Rose Aguilar from Bay Area Business Woman interviewed me recently for an article entitled, "Women's Voices Boom in the Blogosphere."

What Is TechSoup Up To in Asia (Now)?

Tech Soup Blog

With a mission to serve every NGO on the planet, we are constantly working on faster, more flexible, and relevant ways to do what we do in every corner of the world. We’ve also launched a NetSquared Local in Singapore, and are working to include the Philippines and Thailand in the near future. Aletha Schelby is Program Manager for TechSoup Asia.

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NpTech Tag Summary: 10 x 10 Ten NpTech Tagged Items About Social Media and Nonprofits That You Can Check Out in Ten Minutes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Win $10,000 DonateNow Mashup Challenge at NetSquared. Nonprofit Tech Blog points to a new report from United Nations Foundation and The Vodafone Group Foundation, " Wireless Technology for Social Change: Trends in NGO Mobile Use." Want to listen on Twitter?

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TechSoup at the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Tech Soup Blog

Find NetSquared at NTC. In addition to the TechSoup Global staff-led sessions, NetSquared has highlighted a handful of sessions where you can connect up with Net2 Local community organizers and leaders. Are you headed to San Francisco this week for the Nonprofit Technology Conference ?

Visualizing the World's Seven Billion

Tech Soup Blog

This post originally appeared on the Netsquared blog and was authored by Bari Samad, an NGO domain expert for NetSquared. Last week, the world’s population reached a staggering 7 billion people.

Basic Blogging for Women Workshop

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo writes for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun • Do Good , NetSquared , and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor.

nfp 2.0 » A billboard of protest

Rebooting Charity

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