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. This particular weekend we divided into teams and tackled projects from the New York chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), MiX Market, and UN Global Pulse.

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

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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. This is the only Cloud Summit we have planned for the East Coast. Remember, thanks to the generous support of Google, we're bringing this event to you for free – complete with breakfast and lunch! > > Learn more and RSVP for free today.

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

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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.

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.

Blackbaud Extends Offer to Acquire Convio - MarketWatch

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CNVO -0.06% to midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from midnight, New York City time, today Blackbaud Extends Offer to Acquire Convio - MarketWatch : CHARLESTON, S.C., Apr 18, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blackbaud, Inc. BLKB 0.86% today announced the extension of the expiration of its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Convio, Inc.

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

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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

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

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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.

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Top 15 most-connected nonprofits These nonprofits were ranked by the number of Most-Connected New Yorkers who are or once were board members. Nonprofit Rank Partnership for New York City 45 New York-Presbyterian Hospital 28 Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Recovers.org, a Marketplace for Disaster Relief - Businessweek

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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.

How to Survive Today and Thrive Tomorrow

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Disruption: your new bff. According to Wikipedia , “A disruptive innovation is an innovation that creates a new market and value network and eventually disrupts an existing market and value network.” Appeal to a new market or target audience . Create a new market.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Crowd Sourcing Charity – Forward.com

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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.

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

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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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Daily DoGooder: Man Eating Sugar

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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

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.

Jed Emerson: Steady Returns With Social Impact

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

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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.”

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. The letter came as part of NYC’s just-released “Made In New York” Digital Jobs Map. The map highlights hundreds of tech companies – startup and established – that have turned New York City into a hub of innovation.

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. Our clients use shortlinks in a variety of ways, from asking subscribers to sign a petition to promoting a new video to sharing a success story or press release.

More Arcs adopting Social Media

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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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APPLY Now to the NYC Department of Education

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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.

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? In New York City alone, the Board of Elections announced on Sunday changes to 66 polling sites in all five boroughs. Mobile Commons’ had the easy solution and partnered up with New Jersey, as well as the NYC Board of Elections and NYC Votes!

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Affect is a new community event highlighting the diversity of work and design behind social change. TechNow is the longest-running nonprofit technology conference in the Pittsburgh region – a whole day devoted to new, important technology trends and resources for nonprofits. Fast Company / New York, NY / $1,999. New partnerships with other sectors. New voices energizing conversations.

6 Creative Program Ideas for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Every exhibit felt new and fresh, and whether this was intentional, the exhibits all seemed to create a cohesive experiential thread—which can be difficult to do with a more conventional mixture of permanent and special exhibits. Engage New Audiences with Tailored Special Events.

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#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

Connection Cafe

IMPACT 2030 is the Global Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Richard Dictus, Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program, followed up by saying that we need new innovations and corporate partners to collaborate on creating the solutions that address the world’s most pressing problems. We now have 50% of the population living in cities.

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Big Data on Planned Giving

Connection Cafe

Even when we compared them to other urban areas such as the five boroughs in New York, DC was well ahead. Some core principles behind the organizations who successfully leveraged these insights to attract new donors are: Take a broad approach.

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Nonprofits, Technology and the Social Collaboration of the Future

SocialFish

You may recall that I spent an amazing couple of days at the Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City a couple of weeks ago. A big, big important theme that came out for me was that of how social responsibility and social collaboration need to be better connected. I’d like to post here two videos of short talks that particularly resonated with me. Key tweets from my stream are included.

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.

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.

Nonprofit Data: The Case of Writopia Lab

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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. Distributed data, distributed staff: An organization with multiple locations struggles to make do with existing tools, and hopes to streamline its use of data.

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.

NonProfit Work and Us

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Biography: Alison Koch is a digital storyteller, technical product manager, design thinker, dog mama, and perpetual American Sign Language student, currently serving as the inaugural Digital Content Producer and strategist at Playwrights Horizons theater in New York City.

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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. Amanda, Rodger, Michael, Nick, Louise, and Sam from our team will all be attending for part of the event. So if you’re at the conference, or just in the area, please stop by and say hello – and see how using text messaging, you can improve your conversion rates by 5x-10x!

Five Government Agencies Improving the Lives of New Yorkers with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

With over eight million people who have different needs and ways of communicating, the City of New York frequently uses text messaging as a platform to meet people where they’re at, no matter their age, race, or location. The five organizations below illustrate how municipal agencies can use SMS to help residents and together serve as a model for other cities to engage with local communities. Another campaign guided New Yorkers to local farmer’s markets.

[Cool Social Tools] Centscere for Millennial Giving

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Millennial giving is growing swiftly on Centscere , a B Corp based in New York City. Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. ———-. Struggling to find young donors?

Join me at the Mashable #socialgood Summit

SocialFish

Held at the heart of UN week, the Summit is where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions. It ignites conversations between a live audience in New York City and thousands around the world participating via Livestream. The most innovative technologists, influential minds and passionate activists will come together this September [19-22] with one shared goal: to unlock the potential of new media and technology to make the world a better place.

Keeping Your Nonprofit Relevant with Engagement and Storytelling

Connection Cafe

While a phrase I personally find a bit crass, as a resident of New York City, I am constantly reminded however of its truth and poignancy. Every week there seems to be new restaurants, clothing stores, entertainment venues… you name it, that are popping up in locations I’ve long known as something else. “But what have you done for me lately?”.

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.

3 Tips to Get Millennials to “Look Down” on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

As a New Yorker, walking around New York City has become a real-life video game. As a New Yorker and a millennial, #GivingTuesday has been a part of my philanthropic DNA from the moment of its inception.

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NYC Severe Weather Map featured on Mashable.com

Mobile Commons

Mashable.com just featured the Severe Weather Map that Mobile Commons created with the New York Office of Emergency Management and Ushahidi. They write: New York City launched a crowdsourced project Sunday that allows residents to plot damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene on a Google map.

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