Support in the Philippines

Connection Cafe

Our deepest sympathy goes out to all those affected by the typhoon in the Philippines. We appreciate the important work that nonprofits are doing to provide aid and ensure a swift recovery. Nonprofit Management Operations Volunteers disaster haiyan red cross relief aid typhoon

Sending Prayers and Concrete Help to the Philippines: Bayanihan’ Spirit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I remembered my Dad, who passed away this year, who was a WW2 Vet and stationed in the Philippines. There is “Bayanihan’ Spirit” or the Flippino word for community which includes lots grassroots fundraising through smaller nonprofits (offline and online ) and the church.

Iowan helps provide high-tech eyes of disaster relief in Philippines | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs

AFP Blog

Iowan helps provide high-tech eyes of disaster relief in Philippines | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs : Harwath is one of four Global DIRT members currently on the ground in the Philippines. The nonprofit has had as many as a dozen people working there in recent weeks, plus a pair of dogs trained to nose through the debris in search of human survivors and remains.

Mobile phones to the rescue in Indonesia, Philippines and Samoa

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

From the UN Dispatch : Over the weekend a deadly tropical storm slammed into the Philippines, causing severe flooding in urban areas and affecting tens of thousands. Tags: Cool Things Nonprofits Do humanitarian relief mobile phones UN Foundation Vodafone Group Foundation Tuesday, a powerful underwater earthquake triggered a tsunami with waves 15 to 20 feet high that crashed into the Samoa islands, destroying homes and taking lives.

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Mobile phones to the rescue in Indonesia, Philippines and Samoa

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

From the UN Dispatch : Over the weekend a deadly tropical storm slammed into the Philippines, causing severe flooding in urban areas and affecting tens of thousands. Tags: Cool Things Nonprofits Do humanitarian relief mobile phones UN Foundation Vodafone Group Foundation Tuesday, a powerful underwater earthquake triggered a tsunami with waves 15 to 20 feet high that crashed into the Samoa islands, destroying homes and taking lives.

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A Woman's Investment: A Web 2.0 Fundraising Campaign to Support Women Entreprenuers in Philippines

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

"    She invited me to contribute one sentence for a social media fundraising project she's leading to support female entrepreneurs in the Philippines.   She is hoping to raise $10,000 for a group of female entrepreneurs in the Philippines.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Content Marketing, Tangible Support, and Batkid

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And I’m reminded of the incredible things happening around us on a daily basis, much of which is fueled by the nonprofit community. Here are this week’s nonprofit highlights: Content is taking the Marketing industry by storm, and nonprofit marketers are no exception.

Nonprofits Must Fight Stereotypes When Using New Technologies to Save Lives

NTEN

For example: How does your nonprofit leadership feel about unmanned aerial vehicles? Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November 2013, killing more than 6,000 people. Mina Chang. Linking the World. Innovation and adoption of new technologies is not without controversy. The typhoon, which was the deadliest in the country’s history, left the area littered with rubble and in complete darkness.

6 Ways To Increase Mobile Giving In 2014

TechImpact

According to the DEC (disaster emergency committee) , a UK based coalition made up of 14 charities who band together in times of crisis, 6 million british pounds were raised via mobile donations after the Philippines was rocked by the typhoon that occurred earlier this year.

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400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

For 2014, I reviewed 445 email messages sent to me from 74 different nonprofit organizations between December 1st and 31st, 2014. On December 31st, I received 53 emails from 37 different nonprofit organizations, the most of any day. 14 nonprofits sent me more than 10 email messages.

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Google Bombing Campaign:Filipina

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Because it relates to blogging and because part of my extended family is from the Philippines (as well as Cambodia) here goes: By way of Global s Online , a Google Bombing campaign to change the online image of women from the Philippines and take back the keyboards flipina and Philippines.

Nonprofit Technology News for June 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! I invite you to have a look at my list of 2013 forecasts on nonprofit technology trends with its handy infographic so you can see how right (or wrong) I am about this year's tech trends.

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FYI: I’m in Southeast Asia Giving Social Media Trainings to Nonprofits!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Microsoft works with nonprofits all over the world and offers technical training and software grants through their partnership with TechSoup. Ultimately their goal is help nonprofits become better equipped at fulfilling their mission by building their technological capacity. I’ve been fortunate enough to be hired to provide three social media trainings to their nonprofit partners in Malaysia (photo above), Singapore, and the Philippines.

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Conan O’Brien: Stop Talking About Red Hats & Do A Monologue About Charitable Giving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I gained influence on LinkedIn by helping nonprofits raise money through events like GivingTuesday , a national day of giving on December 3rd that inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities.

Selfies for Good?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using photos for online organizing is not limited to the US, it is global. Here is a recent example from Global Voices Online reporting on how activists in the Philippines used selfies to protest train fare hikes.

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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia. The program helps Vietnamese nonprofits to build staff capacity, apply for grants, and recruit skilled volunteers.

The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The high Internet growth countries are now India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico, and Philippines. The nonprofit Khan Academy YouTube channel got 430 million plus views last year, a 69% increase from last year.

Socialbrite: Social Tools for Social Change

Amy Sample Ward

Nonprofit tech experts team up to help others master ‘social tools for social change’. Eight leading experts in social media and nonprofit technology have joined forces to create Socialbrite.org, a hub that showcases social tools for social change. The site, which serves as a learning and sharing center for nonprofits and social change organizations, debuted today at [link]. A first-of-its-kind Twitter widget that tracks tweets about nonprofits or social causes in real time.

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Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Using Social Networking Tools - Advice, Brief Case Study, and Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy Schwartz invited me to submit a piece for next week's Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants theme on "Using Social Networking Tools." SaveGuimaras is a group of individuals who are dedicated to raising awareness on the recent oil-spill tragedy in Guimaras, Philippines. Friendster is a very popular social network in the Philippines. Mobile technology is more popular in the Philippines and we are looking into how we could use this platform.

My Latest President's Update

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

At Benetech he’s learning about the nonprofit world and making contacts that he’ll use when he launches his next business, after he finishes his MBA at Babson College. Benetech has given Stan access to the nonprofit world and allowed him to gain more experience in marketing.

300 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

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I analyzed 320 email messages sent to me from 55 nonprofit organizations between December 1st and 31st, 2013. Most nonprofits in the analysis followed a pattern of sending most emails between Tuesday and Thursday throughout December. Help __ Deliver Hope to the Philippines.

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Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

Tech Soup Blog

demonstrates what nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup Global software donations to further their missions. " Nonprofit Education in Haiti.

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How Drones Are Being Used to Benefit Humankind

Tech Soup Blog

After the recent Nepal earthquake , the Canadian nonprofit, GlobalMedic , flew drones over the affected areas to create 3D maps of the worst-hit zones. The nonprofit American Civil Liberties Union is taking the lead in advocating for limits on the use of police drones.

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

Tech Soup Blog

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've probably encountered one of my twice-monthly roundups of nonprofit tech meetups. There are NetSquared groups in 50 cities who are dedicated to holding events for their local nonprofit technology communities.

Your NetSquared Holiday Gift!

Tech Soup Blog

Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self sufficient local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. NetSquared Manila in the Philippines. Portland, OR: Business Intelligence for Nonprofit Fundraising.

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. All in all, there are some very good examples that nonprofit leaders should consider.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

Tech Soup Blog

That's why we're thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup in having a strong presence at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, Texas. Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Special Office 365 Event for Nonprofits and IT Consultants.

Research Friday: Generosity Expanded: The Impact!

ASU Lodestar Center

continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. billion) and the Philippines ($10.1 posted by Pat Lewis , Senior Professional. in Residence. ASU Lodestar Center.

Guest Post by JD Lasica -- Socialbrite: A new sharing & learning hub

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While young people and early adopters increasingly turn to the social Web not only to socialize but to communicate, explore new ideas and share new experiences, nonprofits and social change organizations are still generally stuck in the top-down, one-way world of Web 1.0.

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Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

Have Fun - Do Good

She is the co-founder and co-director of Women's Global Green Action Network , a nonprofit that cultivates global partnerships of grassroots women environmental leaders by providing access to communication tools, support services and networking capabilities.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology speaks about how difficult is to be objective, while Social Source blog described it as a high school popularity contest. as an excellent example of systems thinking that needed in the nonprofit techspace.

Solutionary Women: Alli Chagi-Starr, Ilyse Hogue, Melinda Kramer and Reem Rahim

Have Fun - Do Good

For folks who are interested in how you can use blogs and podcasts and other social media things for social change, basically the way I started was, I have always worked for nonprofits and socially responsible businesses, and was not technical at all.