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Announcing the 2021 Open Data Project!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use a nd republish as they wish. The Open Data Project seeks to gain a better understanding of how NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.

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DipJar Opens New Pittsburgh Headquarters

NonProfit PRO

DipJar, a giving technology platform, has opened its new corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh. The new facility will allow the company to expand its sales, marketing, and executive functions. News/Stats/Studies DipJar

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FREE 3-Day Virtual Conference: Registrations Open

NonProfit PRO

Donor Experience Week returns for its fourth year August 15-17, 2022. Join thousands of nonprofit professionals over three days of live sessions, workshops, and tutorials aimed at future-proofing your nonprofit.

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2023 OneCause Cares Corporate Grants Program Open for Applications

NonProfit PRO

OneCause announced the opening of the 2023 OneCause Cares Corporate Grants Program entry period. Two nonprofit organizations will receive free 24-month subscriptions to the OneCause suite of fundraising software and services.

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TNPA Foundation Opens Leading EDGE Internship Program Enrollment for Washington, D.C., Employers

NonProfit PRO

The Nonprofit Alliance Foundation (TNPAF) has opened enrollment for employers to host Leading EDGE interns during the summer 2023 cohort.

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Panera Bread Foundation Announces 2023 Grant Application is Open

NonProfit PRO

The open application period for the Panera Bread Foundation grant program is now open, and will close Nov. The Foundation awards grants to non-profit organizations that provide access to education, opportunity, and mentorship to underserved children and youth. Grants At-risk youth Panera Bread Foundation

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February Open House

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2021 Nonprofit Professional of the Year Nominations Now Open

NonProfit PRO

NonProfit PRO would like to recognize all the tireless effort that the best and brightest nonprofit employees and board members have devoted toward nonprofit missions. We are now accepting nominations for our annual Nonprofit Professional of the Year Awards

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Open vs. Welcoming Volunteer Engagement

VQ Strategies

But just as there is a difference between being nice and being kind, there is a difference between being easy and being accessible, between being open and being welcoming. This is part of an effort to focus on creating an “open” environment for volunteering.

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Nominations for Kraft Hockeyville 2023 are open

Charity Village

Kraft Heinz, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), has announced that nominations are open for Kraft Hockeyville 2023. The post Nominations for Kraft Hockeyville 2023 are open appeared first on CharityVillage.

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August Open House

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Six Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these six open-ended questions. Direct Reports Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership Open-ended QuestionsTo help you bring out the best in your team, you need to get close and understand their skills, abilities, and motivations.

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Sept Open House

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May Open House

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2022 CharityVillage Award applications are now open

Charity Village

CharityVillage is proud to announce that applications for our 2022 CharityVillage Awards are now open. The post 2022 CharityVillage Award applications are now open appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Open Source and the Promise of Sustainable Nutrition Security

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Jerry and I had a great conversation about open sourcing of agricultural scientific models, such as those used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in their climate change reports. When we met, he was therefore especially interested in hearing about Benetech’s perspective on issues related to converting software to open source. agriculture CIMSANS climate change CSR food security Gerald Nelson open data open source SocialCoding4Good

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Open Doors

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I do remember why I left land, why I left the open doors (literally and figuratively), why I left the free flow of quiet into my heart. watch the fawn and it's mother, grazing in the short, scrubby, yellow grass beyond the house. They don't seem to mind our watching them, although they are wary. I wonder if we thought of them as tonight's dinner, would they notice? Would they skitter and jump into the trees just from the energy of those thoughts? .

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February Open House

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Intercultural Sharing Circle: Open team development sessions

Charity Village

The post Intercultural Sharing Circle: Open team development sessions appeared first on CharityVillage. Sights on Success Consulting hosts the Intercultural Sharing Circle as a culturally safe team-building workshop in intercultural competence development. The ISC uses leadership coaching techniques and takes both a culture-general and culture-specific approach to Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Reconciliation based on a broader and more complex understanding of culture.

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Application period open for the Community Services Recovery Fund

Charity Village

The Government of Canada announced the opening of the application period for the Community Services Recovery Fund. The post Application period open for the Community Services Recovery Fund appeared first on CharityVillage.

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December Open House

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Canada Summer Jobs 2023: Application period is open for employers

Charity Village

The post Canada Summer Jobs 2023: Application period is open for employers appeared first on CharityVillage. Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Ien, announced the launch of the employer application period for the Canada Summer Jobs 2023 program.

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Open Source Means Strong Security

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

“Your secure software is open source: doesn’t that make it less secure?” We strongly believe not only that open source is compatible with digital security, but that it’s also essential for it. It helps establish that the safe has no design flaws or a second “back door” combination other than my own chosen combination that opens the safe. The analogy of the strong safe with an open design is directly applicable to secure software design.

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Open Source vs. Proprietary: CMS

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

There are a myriad of options, open source options are among the most popular, possibly the most popular. And there are open source options that can do much of the same work for much less money. The open source options are many, but the big four: WordPress , Drupal , Joomla , and Plone , stand out from the pack. CMS Nonprofit Tech Open Source Web Tools blackbaud convio commonground drupal plone sharepoint wordpress

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Ontario Government announces budget consultations are now open

Charity Village

The Ontario Government has announced that budget consultations are now open, a process in which nonprofit organizations are invited to take part. The post Ontario Government announces budget consultations are now open appeared first on CharityVillage. How nonprofits can participate in the consultation process: 1. Send in a written submission by February 14. Send your submission to both the Minister of Finance and the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.

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October Open House

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June Open House

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What Apple’s privacy changes mean for email open rates

M+R

The new feature helps users prevent senders from knowing when they open an email.” from getting information about whether and when subscribers open emails. A quick reminder: email opens are tracked by tiny image pixels embedded in the content. Read time: 3 minutes.

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The ongoing revolution in philanthropy: An open-ended reading list

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Grant makers and nonprofit professionals are now talking openly about some very painful (and inter-related) issues in philanthropy, such as. This is an open-ended list. I recently had a conversation with a friend and colleague about what I perceive to be a revolution in progress.

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How Open Source Sparks Innovation and Advances Social Good

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Adopting an open source philosophy has proven to be quite effective for us at Benetech in our work furthering technology-for-good. I recently had the opportunity to give an interview for Red Hat’s online magazine, Opensource.com , and discuss Benetech’s culture of “open.” Ultimately, we believe that open source is more about transparency and innovation than about releasing software. The open source methodology also helps stimulate innovation.

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Open Mobile Camp report

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Thanks to MobileActive.org and the Open Mobile Consortium for a fabulous event. Tags: CRM Mobile Nonprofit Tech Open Source Open Standards civicrm nptech opensource Yesterday, I spent the day in Manhattan, at the UNICEF building, with a bunch of folks passionate about the technology in mobile phones, and the ways to use that technology for good.

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An open grant report to MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett

Candid

In addition, we are working to make our data more open and accessible. To MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett, . It’s been one year since Candid received the email every nonprofit dreams of: confirmation of your $15 million grant.

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Open Doors

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I do remember why I left land, why I left the open doors (literally and figuratively), why I left the free flow of quiet into my heart. watch the fawn and it's mother, grazing in the short, scrubby, yellow grass beyond the house. They don't seem to mind our watching them, although they are wary. I wonder if we thought of them as tonight's dinner, would they notice? Would they skitter and jump into the trees just from the energy of those thoughts? .

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Applications open for Maytree Policy School 2023

Charity Village

The post Applications open for Maytree Policy School 2023 appeared first on CharityVillage. Maytree Policy School is an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to enhance their public policy engagement and effectiveness. Beginning in January 2023, the online program will support 20-25 policy leaders to enhance their skills and competencies and enhance their organization’s strategic engagement in the public policy process.

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Open Community and Nonprofit Techies

NetWits

They’re doing a virtual book tour exploring concepts from Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. Why did you write Open Community? We decided to write Open Community as a way to address those frustrations and redirect the thinking about using social tools to build community online. So, what is “Open Community?”. How does Open Community affect NPTechies?

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Open Source vs. Proprietary: Overview

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Since I wrote my post on “Open Source vs. Proprietary&# last week, and especially after Thomas Taylor’s very apt comment that the battle is not over in many corners, I decided that, well, what the heck, it was a good time to write a series about open source software options, and their comparisons to proprietary, in 2011, more than 12 years after this whole thing started. Comparisons of open source vs. proprietary development environments (i.e.

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11 Questions Nonprofit Leaders Need to Ask Before Re-Opening the Office

Wild Apricot

Are you wondering whether your organization is ready to re-open the office as the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are slowly being lifted? Use these questions to help you decide

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Applications for the new Canada Dental Benefit are now open

Charity Village

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, announced the opening of applications for the Canada Dental Benefit program. The post Applications for the new Canada Dental Benefit are now open appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Open Source vs. Proprietary: Nonprofit CRM

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Because of this, the deck has always been stacked against open source tools in this arena. However, Salesforce in particular has a leg up that most other proprietary tools don’t have, because of their open APIs and their incredibly robust development platform. CiviCRM is a web-based open source nonprofit-focused CRM/Donation management tool. But in general, there are a lot choices and, sadly, few of them are open source.

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How to Write Emails That Your Donors Will Actually Open

Salsa

Learning how to optimize an email that your donor is actually going to open, read, and respond to is crucial to your organization’s success. Your donors’ inboxes are constantly filling with messages from individuals, businesses, news outlets, and more.

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