Live Blogging ONG Web 2.0 Conference in Romania sponsored by the Soros Foundation in Bucharest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am here in Romania for a conference hosted by the Soros Foundation as part of their pilot advocacy through blogging program. Social Media, NGOs, and Romania View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. A rating of 100 or more is considered good in Romania.

So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Last year, I had the unique privilege to help facilitate The Local Philanthropy Workshop with the TechSoup Romania team. The social media/technology landscape in Romania is very interesting – with a diverse set of issues, struggles and opportunities.

Building Refurbished Computers with Volunteers at InterConnection

Tech Soup Blog

It refurbishes IT equipment to very high standards with a largely volunteer workforce, and it is a model program for responsible export of refurbished IT equipment in to developing countries. Building Quality Refurbished Computers with Volunteers.

Harnessing Office 365 to Send Every Child to Preschool

Tech Soup Blog

OvidiuRo's story began in 2001, when Maria Gheorghiu and Leslie Hawke were helping poor women from the ghettos of Bacau, a small city in Romania. Since 2001, OvidiuRo's team has grown from 8 people to 20 staff members and 404 volunteers in local teams.

Harnessing Office 365 to Send Every Child to Preschool

Tech Soup Blog

OvidiuRo's story began in 2001, when Maria Gheorghiu and Leslie Hawke were helping poor women from the ghettos of Bacau, a small city in Romania. Since 2001, OvidiuRo's team has grown from 8 people to 20 staff members and 404 volunteers in local teams.

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, January 1-12

Tech Soup Blog

Get great content curation tips in Susan's recap of the TechSoup and TechSoup Romania's tweet chat. A New Year's call to volunteer action from Catchafire. Here's what we've been talking about so far this year. From the TechSoup Community. TechSoup Blog. Guest blogger Grant Howe, VP of research and development for Sage North America's nonprofit solutions, kicks off a series of posts about providing great IT leadership.

Social Media and Community-Building Tips from Not For Sale's Sarah Potts

Tech Soup Blog

Not For Sale operates in Peru, the Netherlands, India, South Africa, and Romania. They also work with celebrity speakers, volunteers, and a large online community to raise awareness and support action to end human trafficking. Please listen to me.

Nonprofit Technology News for April 2013

Tech Soup Blog

This is similar to the success of projects like Restart Romania in which social activists got help to develop online tools to address corruption in high places, and also a national website for tracking medication shortages in Romania.

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2013: Free WiFi in Forbes Magazine and Braille Phones

Tech Soup Blog

This is similar to the success of projects like Restart Romania in which social activists got help to develop online tools to address corruption in high places, and also a national website for tracking medication shortages in Romania.

Social Media Tips from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

A good social media policy provides clear guidelines on what staff should do when posting and interacting with constituents, volunteers, and donors. Read a recap of TechSoup and TechSoup Romania's Tweet Chat , which explored content curation and discussed the best tools for it.

Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nasscom provides technical assistance and also manages a knowledge network where best practices and reports are shared. Many of these programs are employee volunteering programs or other social investment programs. Workshop Ngo Feb 13 View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

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TechSoup’s Refurbished Computer Initiative: You’ve Come A Long Way Baby

Tech Soup Blog

Thinking about things alone is one thing, but being a pretty typical collaborative type of nonprofit we pulled in the New Sector Alliance and some UC Berkeley Haas Graduate School of Business volunteers to really help us think through this. To be specific, they are our partners in Australia , New Zealand , Germany , France , Italy , India , Poland , and Romania.

Birthday Campaign Reflection: Will Your Nonprofit Embrace Free Agent Fundraisers?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While I am a long-time volunteer and board member for the Sharing Foundation, my experiments have been from the point of view of a "free agent fundraiser," that is an individual who leverages their network using social media tools to raise money for a cause or charity.