10 Signs Your NGO Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media changes so frequently that unless your NGO has a full-time social media manager who has the time to consistently research and adopt emerging trends, odds are your NGO is using social media in ways that are no longer effective. Your NGO consistently creates written content.

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Six Best Practices from the NGO Technology Report

Connection Cafe

The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report provides insight on the online and mobile communication tools NGOs around the world use to promote general awareness, communicate with core audiences and raise funds from donors, as well as an analysis of those online tools and comparisons of regional usage.

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Great News! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report Has Secured Sponsorship

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As production begins on the fourth edition of the Global NGO Technology Report , Nonprofit Tech for Good is thrilled to announce that a new sponsor has been secured. ngo, and.ong domains – has generously supported the Global NGO Technology Report and Global Trends in Giving Report since 2015.

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Newly Released! The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third year, the 2018 Global NGO Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 5,352 NGOs from 164 countries. The Global NGO Technology Report is a sister report to the Global Trends in Giving Report.

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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. NGO Pulse SANGONeT :: @SaingoNeT. NGO Source :: @NGOsource.

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The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Day 2: Certificates Awarded To Senior Staff Attendees.

Announcing the 2015 Global NGO Online Technology Survey ?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide use online technology, Nonprofit Tech for Good is conducting the first-ever Global NGO Online Technology Survey.

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The Networked NGO in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers.

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Charities Can Now Get Dot-NGO and Dot-ONG Web Addresses - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

AFP Blog

Charities Can Now Get Dot-NGO and Dot-ONG Web Addresses - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : 'via Blog this

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How to Choose the Right Domain Name for Your Nonprofit, Charity, or NGO

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The top three domains for the social good sector are.org,ngo, and.ong.org is the most trusted domain on the Internet and open to all while.ngo and.ong are new domains that require legal verification to register and use. NGO” is the widely adopted acronym for “non-governmental organization.” “ONG”

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Hopes for the Dot-NGO Designation - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

Hopes for the Dot-NGO Designation - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : Public Interest Registry, the American domain regulator responsible for the top-level.org domain suffix, is offering Australian nonprofits the chance to switch to an.ngo or.ong domain in October. In addition to the distinctive.ngo, users will be listed in Public Interest Registry’s global NGO directory, and have access to a robust community portal.

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What Your NGO Needs to Know about.NGO and.ONG

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To help NGOs understand how and why, the webinar below was presented by Heather Mansfield on December 13, 2016 to 230 NGO staff. NGO” is the widely adopted acronym for “non-governmental organization.” “ONG” NGO and.ONG to your.ORG website, such as savethechilden.ngo.

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Announcing the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Survey!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published in English , French , and Spanish , the goal of the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Survey is to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use online technology.

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The 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey is now available in ????????????, English, français, Português, and español!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you work for a NGO, nonprofit, or charity, please volunteer 4-7 minutes of your time to take the the 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey. The Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit that operates the.org,ngo and.ong domains – is the sole sponsor the report.

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Cloud Technology and the NGO Community

Tech Soup Blog

How does your NGO compare? International cloud cloud computing nonprofits TechSoup nonprofit NGO Cloud Report Global Cloud Survey ResultsIn 2012, TechSoup Global, in collaboration with our partners around the world, conducted a survey of nonprofits, charities, NGOs, and social benefit organizations around the globe. We wanted to better understand the current state of their technology infrastructure and their future plans for adopting cloud technologies.

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The Networked NGO: Translating the Networked Nonprofit and 1-11-11 Club

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Networked NGO. I spent my part of my birthday giving a presentation at the Packard Foundation Program Forum on translating the Networked Nonprofit into the Networked NGO. Networked NGO View more presentations from Beth Kanter. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

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Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s my some of my itinerary while I’m in Australia and New Zealand: May 11, 2013: Full Day Workshop: The Networked NGO in New Zealand. Flickr Photo by TomtheJet.

What is the Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box? | Open Publishing NGO-in-a-box

AFP Blog

What is the Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box? Open Publishing NGO-in-a-box : "he Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box is a toolkit of Free and Open Source software, tutorials and guides for producing, publishing and distributing content.

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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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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.

NGO Learning Wiki

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Check out the NGO Learning Wiki. It was created by Greg Cohen to share resources he has identified while exploring tools for the members of the Association of Private Voluntary Organization Financial Managers. He writes: Nonprofits have approached collaboration or information sharing,particularly using internet tools as a resource, through several disciplines. There is substantial overlap. One is through the creation of LearningCommunities.

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NGO and.ONG Domains 50% Off Through December 31! Use Code: TECH4Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Enset , the world’s only nonprofit domain registrar, is offering a 50% discount on the new.NGO and.ONG domains launched in May exclusively for NGOs, ONGs, nonprofits, and charities.

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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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Just Found: International NGO Flickr Group

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And the next thing I know he invites me to the International NGO Flickr Group. While browsing, happened to notice blogher Kalabird, who is doing NGO work in Cambodia has contributed a few. I love this one: Technorati Tags: ngo , nonprofit , non-profit , nptech , flickr

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Tech and NGO T-Shirts for Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click To Play Whenever I've travel over to Cambodia, I have the opportunity to check two large suitcases up to 70 pounds each. I never pack anything personal in those suitcases.

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New Girl Effect Video: What Are Your Favorite NGO's Serving Girls?

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What are some of your favorite NGO's and projects helping girls go to, and stay in school? An extra year of primary school boosts girls’ eventual wages by 10 to 20 percent. An extra year of secondary school: 15 to 25 percent. - The Girl Effect Fact Sheet.

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NGO Connection Day in Silicon Valley

Tech Soup Blog

After having attended four NGO Connection days in Southeast Asia in previous weeks, I had the chance to attend the NGO Connection Day hosted last Monday at the Microsoft Technology Center in Mountain View, California in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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Sharing Nonprofit & NGO Tech Stories

Have Fun - Do Good

If you know a nonprofit or NGO that is using any of these technologies, or is struggling to use them, encourage them to share their stories on our Community Blog , Net2 in Action success gallery or Net2 Ask challenges forum by sending them one of these pre-fab invitations to participate. As I've mentioned in previous posts, I'm the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup that is helping to bring the social web to nonprofits & NGOs by sharing stories and building tools.

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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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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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Roundup of NGO Blogs in UK

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Stumbled across this blog post about charity blogs in the UK

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TechSoup Global and Microsoft at NGO Connection Day Vietnam

Tech Soup Blog

Since 2005, Microsoft has sponsored NGO Connection Days throughout the world to raise awareness and help build IT capacity in the NGO sector. This year, Microsoft Community Affairs hosted its first ever Vietnam event in Hanoi on Tuesday, with the theme of "Unleashing Technology to Improve Economic and Social Development.".

What We’re Reading

See What's Out There

tech news NGO what we're readingThe depth to which Facebook uses online data to peer into our souls can be disconcerting. The post What We’re Reading appeared first on The See3 Blog.

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TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey — What We Found Out, What To Do About It

Tech Soup Blog

We released our report on the 2012 TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey in September; we've now had several months to consider the findings and talk to some of you about what you think. And although NGO current use of the cloud seems superficial, we were surprised to find that just 9 percent of respondents to our survey were only using a "light" cloud app, which included office productivity apps. For the global NGO sector, cloud computing has arrived.

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NGO Spotlight: La Comunidad Hispana, Kennett Square, PA

Tech Soup Blog

This post originally appeared on the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog and was authored by TechSoup's Erica Scheidt. When tough economic times hit, it's often those on the lowest rungs of the income ladder who suffer the most. They're the ones whose jobs are eliminated first; who suffer the most from cutbacks. And all too often, they're La Comunidad Hispana's clients. Last year, La Comunidad Hispana proudly moved into its own permanent home after 36 years.

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Geographic Silo Busting: NGO Capacity Building in the South

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm trying to break out of my geographic silo and cross some boundaries as it pertains to ngo and nonprofit technology resources. Todays foray took me dipping into the NGO Learning Wiki where I discovered Capacity.org. The silo busting is my own. It is described as "a web magazine-cum-portal intended for practitioners and policy makers who work in or on capacity development in international cooperation in the South."

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Remote Access Proves Critical to New Zealand NGO After Earthquake

Tech Soup Blog

This post originally appeared on the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog and was written by Erica Lorraine Scheidt, TechSoup Global's Director of Marketing Communications. 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.

Sangonet Announces Finalists to 2006 NGO Website Awards

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sangonet , an organization that focuses on capacity building with ICT for NGOS in South Africa, recently announced the finalists for the NGO Web awards. After the explanation of th judging process, I found this note: Low Budget Options and Freebies For NGOs who. lack the necessary funds and expertise for the development of their. NGOs website, SANGONeT suggests that you take a look at creating a. website or blog using some of the following free (non-technical) online.

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NetCentric Advocacy: NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Identity Woman » She’s Geeky: An Women’s Tech (un)conference | Main | Google Presentations: Tell a Story Together: Network Presentations » September 20, 2007 NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki TacticalTech is doing some interesting work worth keeping an eye on. Link: NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki.

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

Tech Soup Blog

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

CharityBlog, A French N-TEN (Oui ou Non?), and NGO Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I tagged John Howes of CharityBlog for Nancy White's NGO meme. This leads me to why I tried to tag beyond my borders with the ngo meme. Sometimes seemingly unrelated events start to suggest a pattern. I'm not quite sure what this pattern is or if it exists. So, ramble along with me as I think outloud.and blog it. Here's my response to her tagging me). I came across CharityBlog while lurking on the UK Riders listserv. (I

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Collaborative BRIDGE Project Makes Big Progress Toward Sharing Crucial Information Worldwide

Tech Soup Blog

Once the initial BRIDGE registry is in place, NGOs, institutional funders, aid transparency organizations, and other NGO service providers will be able to access BRIDGE to enable a more effective flow of information and support more effective philanthropy.

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