WWF-New Zealand Welcomes New Green Growth Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Peter Hardstaff, WWF-New Zealand climate change spokesperson said: "This report is a useful addition to the growing body of evidence demonstrating the potential benefits of more sustainable economic development for New Zealand. "Particularly

The Networked NGO in Australia and New Zealand: Te Ao Maori

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m headed to New Zealand and Australia to facilitate workshops in both countries and to keynote the ConnectingUp Conference (Australia’s version of the Nonprofit Technology Conference). Flickr Photo by TomtheJet.

Social Media Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia and New Zealand

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits anywhere in the world can attend the webinars, but the content of this webinar series is specifically tailored for nonprofits located in Australia and New Zealand. All webinars are scheduled on Tuesday mornings in Australia and New Zealand.

Announcing… Social Media Webinars for Nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Lately I have been receiving a lot of requests from nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia for recorded versions of my social media webinars. Just note that the webinars begin at 8pm EDT (New York), 5pm PDT (Los Angeles).

Happy Birthday, TechSoup New Zealand!

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global has been rapidly expanding over the course of the past few years, with new nonprofit partners launched in 32 countries around the world (and many others on the way!). Our partner in New Zealand participated in a party hosted by Microsoft New Zealand to celebrate their first anniversary of being part of the TechSoup Global Network. Microsoft helped support their launch and product donation program throughout organizations across New Zealand.

Remote Access Proves Critical to New Zealand NGO After Earthquake

Tech Soup Blog

Through my work with TechSoup Global, all kinds of amazing stories cross my desk, but a letter we received from the Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand after their recent earthquake piqued my interest. A year earlier, when they had received donations from Microsoft through TechSoup New Zealand , they had no idea that the software would prove critical to their ability to serve their members after the 7.2

Flight Safety Videos Take Content Marketing to New Heights

See What's Out There

The post Flight Safety Videos Take Content Marketing to New Heights appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy air new zealand content content marketing delta in-flight safety videos marketing southwest airlines virgin america

Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge

AFP Blog

Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge : Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July. The challenge has peaked in publicity in the last week as celebrities in the US continue to nominate each other, while showing off their famous friends, to pour iced water over themselves and donate money to American charity ALS Association

Toyota NZ launches Facebook charity giveaway | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia Magazine

AFP Blog

Toyota NZ launches Facebook charity giveaway | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia Magazine : 5 charities around New Zealand will receive a free Toyota Corolla at the conclusion of the Japanese car company’s clever social media campaign. Toyota New Zealand is helping to promote the good work of the nation’s charities with a social media intiative that will see the top 25 nonprofits, as voted by the public, receive a free Toyota Corolla for three years.

Orphan charity wins social media campaign | Voxy.co.nz

AFP Blog

Orphan charity wins social media campaign | Voxy.co.nz : With 24,997 registered charities in New Zealand, one small charity which started in Invercargill in 2004 has surprised large players in the field, as well as New Zealand public by winning first place in a nationwide social media competition, "25 Ways to Say Thanks". The prizes were the use of 25 brand new Corollas for three years - each going to the top 25 charities

Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company

AFP Blog

hours Google launched its person finder application, which was also used when New Zealand's 6.3 Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company: "An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 hit Japan today, resulting in tsunami warnings for 20 countries, as well as California and Hawaii. Crisis mappers wasted no time responding: In under 2.5 quake struck last month, and

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money Through Crowdfunding

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: April 16, 2019.

[Free Webinar] 10 Fundraising Tips for a Successful #GivingTuesday 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: February 19, 2019.

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Fundraising in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019.

[Free Webinar] 10 Website and Email Marketing Best Practices for Small Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: January 8, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT.

[Free Webinar] 10 Ways Personalization Can Increase Donor Engagement

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: March 12, 2019.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Emerging Trends in Social Media for Small Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

From chatbots to social advertising to the rapid rise of Stories, this session will focus on what’s new and next in social media so that your nonprofit can embrace being an early adopter to achievement maximum return-on-investment (ROI). Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

Trainer’s Notebook: The Art of Good Openings and Closings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” I started with a full-day workshop outside of Auckland called “The Networked NGO in New Zealand,” this workshop was for activist organizations and focused on strategy, measurement, and best practices for managing and implementing social media as a network.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Mobile Messaging to Grow Your Nonprofit and Boost Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: May 7, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Corey Blake , Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Leah Libolt , Senior Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Heather Kopec , Director of Annual Giving, Virginia Tech.

Best Airtel prepaid international roaming plans for traveling abroad

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Well, international roaming is important so you can you your phone overseas without any hassle, connect with your loved ones back home, go on new adventures with GPS, and upload the photos and videos on social media. Traveling abroad?

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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. Fast Company / New York, NY / $1,999. New partnerships with other sectors. New voices energizing conversations.

12 Social-Media Best Practices, Part 2 : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Sticking with the disaster-relief example, if you were engaged in helping those affected by a natural disaster in New Zealand, then you could help others by providing them up-to-the-minute news, pointing them to resources that would allow them to help or participate in the relief efforts, and creating conversations with others that help draw attention to the cause.

Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa | Madeleine Bunting | Global development | guardian.co.uk

AFP Blog

Since then, the open source platform has been deployed 12,000 times across the globe, from earthquakes in Haiti, New Zealand and Australia to the tsunami in Japan this year.

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Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Walking School Bus (and the Bicycle Train) have become a global phenomenon, widely adopted in the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the US. It helps residents save money and learn new skills.

Zen Under Fire: Big Vision Podcast Interview with Marianne Elliott

Have Fun - Do Good

Marianne lives in a converted church above the zoo in Wellington, New Zealand, where she writes to the sound of roaring lions and singing monkeys.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last weekend, one of the leading entrepreneurs in adaptive technology in the world, Dr. Russell Smith, died in a small plane crash in New Zealand , along with his wife. Based in New Zealand, he built one of the leading companies in the world. After more than a decade of this banter, I finally committed to coming to New Zealand early in 2006. On occasion, a sad event occurs that makes a major impact on me personally.

23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published by Infoxchange (Australia & New Zealand). The reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and marketing plan.

Go Around the Globe with #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

With one-hour chats in Cameroon, New Zealand, India, Kenya, South Africa, Poland, Canada and the United States, we have over twelves hours of digital storytelling conversation planned for your listening pleasure. New Zealand. New York City.

CTK Foundation’s "Heart and Soul" Grants

Robert Weiner

They'll be awarding over $25,000 in grants to nonprofits, charities and voluntary organizations of all sizes in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. The CTK Foundation just opened its 2011 Heart and Soul Grant Award Program. The only eligibility requirements are that the submitting nonprofit must be a registered 501(c)(3), charity, or voluntary organization and that it follow the submission procedures. Here's where it gets fun (or tricky).

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20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GiveaLittle (New Zealand). Nonprofits in North America, Europe, and Australia have a multitude of online fundraising services to choose from mostly thanks to their government’s efforts to build digital records and databases of legally verified nonprofits.

#GivingTuesday Countdown: One Month to Go!

Connection Cafe

In addition to being a whole lot of fun, #GivingTuesday is a chance for organizations – nonprofit and otherwise – to step out of their normal personas and try something new. Blackbaud is thrilled to be involved in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland.

Skoll World Forum: My Annual Heart-Mind Feast

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

There were also some successor CEOs in the crowd, along with an explicit track for senior colleagues (like Betsy Beaumon, Benetech’s new President ), as the Skoll Foundation increasingly recognizes the importance of strong teams to their grantee organizations.

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11 Nonprofits Utilizing the New Twitter Profile Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The vast majority of nonprofits have yet to utilize the new Twitter profile design that was launched on September 18. The good news is that upgrading to the new design is extremely easy – it can be done in just a few clicks by following these four simple steps.

Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site

NetWits

For example: If you’re a nonprofit that focuses on disaster-relief efforts in places like New Zealand, then you may want to connect with the Red Cross and begin building a relationship with it.

HOW TO: Tweet for an International Audience

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At about the time I quit working for the day (6pm in Missouri, USA), nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and Asia are coming online for another work day.

Google Panda

NetWits

The update hasn’t been released in Australia or New Zealand yet, and the launch date hasn’t been announced by Google. Earlier this year, in February, Google launched its latest search update in the US: Google Panda (or the Farmer update.).

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New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new webinars series is scheduled to better accommodate nonprofits in Western Australia, New Zealand, Oceania, and the West Coast of the United States and Canada. Nonprofit Tech for Good is based in St.

A Beginner's Guide to WordPress

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via Lifehacker comes a pointer to a kick-ass screencast called " A Beginner's Guide To WordPress " from Rachel Cunliffe, a web designer from New Zealand. Definitely work a link in my tutorial collection in the sidebar of my blog

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of new donors giving to charity declined by 7.3% The number of new retained donors dropped 14.9% ( Fundraising Effectiveness Project ). Fundraising Stats. The average online gift in 2018 was $96.40 USD ( Blackbaud Luminate Online Report ).

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Will They Play in Pyongyang? Culture, Geography, and Participation

Museum 2.0

In New Zealand: "this might work in Australia, but it will never work in New Zealand." Here are two observations about visitor participation: Participatory activities invite people to engage in new ways that may disrupt traditional norms of interaction.

Does This Deserve My Attention?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be in New Zealand, leading a workshop on social media and I facilitated a module on mindful social media. ” Distraction by shiny objects is not new.