Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times

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Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times : NEW YORK—In Our Backyards (IOBY), the only environment-focused, online crowd-sourcing platform, has been helping local community projects find micro-philanthropists.

One very long weekend in New York City for Megan Price

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Megan Price New York City has many attractions – people often visit Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, among many other sights. I go to New York City to spend the weekend staring at my computer screen.

It's Almost Here: The Nonprofit Cloud Summit in NYC, Oct 26

NTEN

The Nonprofit Cloud Computing Summit in New York City is almost upon us! cloud cloud computing new york city nptech nten NYCWe've filled in most of the details, so I wanted to make sure you had the latest.

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

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

job%3F 2008-06-09+01%3A21%3A02 Allan+Benamer Ok, very rarely do I do consulting jobs and I decided a couple of weeks ago to do some part-time consulting for the New York City Campaign Finance Board. Imagine applying all that neat stuff at Netsquared or when Beth talks about social media to New York City politics. This is your chance to join the new wave of public-service techies who are making public sector websites relevant to the next generation!

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries." Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

4 reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising | The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Sally Bouchard, Qaya Thompson and Jeremy Woolf outlined seven reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising during Fundraising Day in New York, sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals New York City chapter 4 reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising | The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : ocial media is not just for selfies and pictures of food.

National Development Council uses Tech Impact Services to Stay Connected While Working On The Go

TechImpact

Those organizations include the New York City based National Development Council (NDC), which works with low income communities across the country to secure the funds needed to maintain and improve infrastructure, housing, and commercial … Continued The post National Development Council uses Tech Impact Services to Stay Connected While Working On The Go appeared first on Tech Impact.

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1-On-1 with Joe Bednar: Delivering Value to an Alumni Club

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are highlights of an interview with Joe Bednar, president of the Whitman Syracuse University Alumni Club in New York City, who offers insight into how to provide value and help an alumni organization flourish. membership member-advisory-group

Recovers.org, a Marketplace for Disaster Relief - Businessweek

AFP Blog

Recovers.org, a Marketplace for Disaster Relief - Businessweek : O’Neill’s startup, Recovers.org, has set up websites in four New York City boroughs to manage relief efforts and prevent the logistical chaos that often follows catastrophes when well-meaning volunteers overwhelm government officials and relief organizations.

Crowd Sourcing Charity – Forward.com

AFP Blog

Crowd Sourcing Charity – Forward.com : The synagogue is one of four winners in the American Express Partners in Preservation program, which awarded grants of up to $250,000 to nonprofits in New York City based on votes from followers on social media platforms. Contests like this lift the hot trend of “prize philanthropy” to a new level, where victory is based not only on worthiness, but on popularity.

Daily DoGooder: Man Eating Sugar

See What's Out There

Man Eating Sugar | 0:59 New York City Health Department This short, ironic PSA shows quite literally what it looks like to imbide 16 packs of sugar­—the quantitative equivalent of a 20oz soda. Change the world, one video at a time. It’s a straightforward demonstration and reminder to be conscious of what we eat and [.]. Daily DoGooder

#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

Connection Cafe

IMPACT 2030 is the Global Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. We now have 50% of the population living in cities. If we don’t get it right in cities, then we’re not going to get it right – period.

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ASPCA Ties 1 Million Facebook Fans To Contest For More - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

One grand-prize winner will receive: * Round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations for two to New York City from November 16-18 ASPCA Ties 1 Million Facebook Fans To Contest For More - TheNonProfitTimes : The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) hit 1 million Facebook fans on October 3 and is commemorating the milestone with a “We ‘Like’ You, Too!” sweepstakes for all of its supporters.

Skype's Acquisition of GroupMe Gives Microsoft A Social Life | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Skype's Acquisition of GroupMe Gives Microsoft A Social Life | Fast Company : The reaction to Skype's proposed acquisition of the New York City-based group messaging service GroupMe for $85 million has been nearly universal: Good for Skype.

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Mobile Commons Acquires New Domain Name for NYC Clients

Mobile Commons

Earlier this year, New York City announced that it would be releasing it’s very own Internet domain –.nyc. In other words, organizations affiliated with New York City will now be able to guide people to their website with a.nyc URL.

Pitting Data Against Donor Privacy | The NonProfit Times

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The events of (early June) make abundantly clear the need to have carefully crafted rules around the collection, use, security and disclosure of people’s personal information,” said Lisa Sotto, partner and head of the privacy and cybersecurity practice at New York City law firm Hunton & Williams.

Mobile Commons Featured by NYC Gov as a “Leading Digital Company”

Mobile Commons

We were honored to receive a letter from Rachel Sterne, Chief Digital Officer of New York City, featuring Mobile Commons as one of the “100 leading digital companies” that make New York their home.

Jed Emerson: Steady Returns With Social Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last week I was in New York City and had the opportunity to meet with many interesting people (and got lots of ideas). Jed's just published a new article in Forbes.com entitled Steady Returns With Social Impact. One key connection was with Jed Emerson. Ten years ago, Jed was the head of REDF, the famous social enterprise foundation in San Francisco.

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More Arcs adopting Social Media

NCE Social Media

AHRC New York City @AHRCNYC. Here is a list of chapters that I’ve come across today that are using Twitter. These are in addition to the Arc Hamilton and The Albany Arc , which I have mentioned previously. The Arc of the US @TheArcUS. The Arc of Dallas @arcdallas. The Arc of Minnesota @TheARCofMN. The Arc of Monroe @ArcofMonroe. The Arc Solano @TheArcSolano. The Arc of Montgomery County @arcmcmd. The Arc of Montgomery County Junior Volunteer Program @arcmcvolunteers.

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Capital New York On What Obama’s Text Donations Mean for NY Politics

Mobile Commons

Capital New York just published an article about what the Obama campaign’s new text donations mean for New York City politics – and they feature our CEO, Jed Alpert. The Capital New York article explores what text donations could mean for New York City politicians – especially since the New York City Campaign Finance Board “provides $6 in public funds for every $1 raised by a candidate for New York City office.”

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book Tour: You Are Invited To Join Us

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Starting next week, we’ll be visiting a few cities on the West and East Coasts – dates below – and would love to see you. Tue Feb 7 – NEW YORK CITY 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Thu Feb 9 – NEW YORK CITY 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

15 Powerful Quotes from the Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

In 2030, the content curators will be the new power brokers.”–

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NY and NJ Can Now Text WHERE or NYCVOTES to 877877 to Get Updated Polling Locations

Mobile Commons

As numerous regions in New York and New Jersey begin to clean up after Hurricane Sandy, citizens of these two states face another problem: Where will they vote in Tuesday’s election?

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APPLY Now to the NYC Department of Education

Mobile Commons

New York City Parents: the NYC Department of Education wants you! They’re asking parents to apply for an open seat on a city-wide or community education council. Get involved in the school system on behalf of your child, and learn more about the schools in your district.

Nonprofit Data: The Case of Writopia Lab

NTEN

The New York City-based Writopia Lab introduces children to writing and literature through a variety of programs, including writing workshops, a theater festival, and literary magazines.

Come Visit Us in Booth 1545 at ad:tech!

Mobile Commons

Today and tomorrow, New York City’s Javits Center is hosting ad:tech , the premiere digital marketing and technology conference. Mobile Commons will have a booth setup at space 1545.

How have you navigated directionless times in your life?

Have Fun - Do Good

Most of my friends had moved to either New York City or the Bay Area. I closed my eyes and thought about New York. New York City by Paul Stocker (CC by 2.0). San Francisco, City of Color by Matt (CC by 2.0). *

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

Gen Y was born and raised on Hip Hop culture—which began in 1970s New York City and has flourished from the 1980s through today. for this fun and informative session, where we’ll invite you to think about your content in all new ways.

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Your Weekly SMS/MMS News

Mobile Commons

Denver mobile technology company acquired, plans to grow – New York City-based marketing technology company Verve Mobile acquired Denver-based Roximity, which helps brands reach people when they’re inside stores. Maybe they used their new debt financing for that.

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Assembling Your Super Board of Directors [Infographic]

NonProfit Hub

During the climatic battle scene in The Avengers movie, Loki uses the Tesseract to summon the Chitauri fleet through a wormhole, and it looks like New York City is doomed.

New Yorkers Find Out Where to Vote over Text Message

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons is launching a new polling place locator to ensure that New Yorkers can find their way to the polls on Tuesday’s election. In 2012, Mobile Commons helped 250,000 people find their polling place, even after Hurricane Sandy disrupted the election in New York and New Jersey.

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Are you a nonprofit person lost in all my Salesforce talk? Learn what the buzz is about

Judi Sohn

For those of you in the New York City area who are wondering what the heck the big deal is, I invite you to consider a seminar hosted by my friend, Lisa Glass Kornstein of the Solid Foundation : Is Salesforce.com Right for Your Organization? . New York, New York 10001. This session uses real examples of how other nonprofits in the New York area are using Information Systems to manage their organizations.

Are you a nonprofit person lost in all my Salesforce talk? Learn what the buzz is about

Judi Sohn

For those of you in the New York City area who are wondering what the heck the big deal is, I invite you to consider a seminar hosted by my friend, Lisa Glass Kornstein of the Solid Foundation : Is Salesforce.com Right for Your Organization? This session uses real examples of how other nonprofits in the New York area are using Information Systems to manage their organizations.

See how digital games have big impact at the 12th Annual Games for Change Festival in NYC!

NTEN

The 12th Annual Games for Change Festival is coming up on April 21-23 & 25, in New York City, as part of the Tribeca Film Festival. Games for Change Festival, the largest gaming event in New York City, celebrates the positive power of games.

News by the Spoonful: Smart Garbage, Give App, and More

Tech Soup Blog

Four quick bits of news: a new life for New York City pay phones, a more "conversational" way to search for information, the recently-launched Give app, and smart garbage. Useless Pay Phones to Become Free WiFi Hot Spots in New York City.

Is three a crowd?

Connection Cafe

Yesterday at Social Media Week in New York City we hosted "Is three a crowd?" Author: Cheryl Black. a panel conversation about third-party fundraising sites. Guest panelists Nakia and Daniel along with Convio team member, Jen , shared research and first hand experiences, mostly focusing on Jumo, Crowdrise and Causes but also discussing general best practices for social media - fundraising sites or otherwise.

Reporting for Jury Duty: How SMS is Driving Civic Engagement

Mobile Commons

From Los Angeles to New York City, governments across the country are beginning to embrace text messaging to improve civic engagement. The New York City Department of Health launched a text message support program for smokers trying to quit.

Use Text Messaging to Achieve Healthcare Behavior Change Outcomes

Mobile Commons

Twice as many heavy smokers were able to quit smoking completely with text message support in the New York City Department of Health’s smoking cessation trial. Encouraging behavior change is often one of the most challenging programs a healthcare organizations can offer.

New York Schools Debut a Text Messaging Service To Keep Parents Connected

Mobile Commons

Last week, as New York City’s public schools came back into session, the Department of Education debuted a new text message service to keep parents informed. As SiLive reports, The new mobile texting program is the latest tool the Department of Education has developed to deliver information about public schools and programming to parents and families. Wall Street Journal: On First Day of School, Mayor Announces New Text Message Service.

How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As you probably know, the Pope is visiting the United States this week in Washington, DC; Philadelphia; and New York City. While the crowds will gather on the ground for a change to touch the hand of Pontiff, there will be a lot of crowds online to celebrate his visit.