Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times

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Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times : NEW YORK—In Our Backyards (IOBY), the only environment-focused, online crowd-sourcing platform, has been helping local community projects find micro-philanthropists.

What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States

AFP Blog

What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States : "During the first half of 2014, there were 6,271 phishing attacks that targeted the "dot-org" Internet domain name often used by nonprofits, according to a study by the Anti-Phishing Working Group, a consortium of industry groups and international organizations.

The Best Nonprofit Technology Conference in the United States

John Haydon

The post The Best Nonprofit Technology Conference in the United States appeared first on John Haydon. Before we get to the best nonprofit technology conference, let’s agree that there are many excellent nonprofit technology conferences.

Will Social Media Pick the Next President of the United States?

Frogloop

With social media being such a prevalent space to get the latest news, will it have an impact on people selecting the next President of the United States?

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth

AFP Blog

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth: "The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has joined with Google in an unprecedented online mapping initiative. Crisis in Darfur enables more than 200 million Google Earth users worldwide to visualize and better understand the genocide currently unfolding in Darfur, Sudan. The Museum has assembled content—photographs, data, and

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. Organization Size: 11 million supporters, 500+ staff. Name: Carie Lewis. Title: Director of Emerging Media. Website: HumaneSociety.org. Blog: hsus.typepad.com. Facebook: facebook.com/humanesociety.

#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap

Connection Cafe

And as he read, and stole, more books his life took another path which took him out of a tough upbringing in a segregated society to the Judge’s bench in the state of Alabama. It started off with a bang, literally.

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Research Friday: What Affects Hispanic Volunteering - Comparing Three Surveys in the United States

ASU Lodestar Center

In 2010, the United States Census recorded over 50 million Hispanics in America, making the Hispanic population is the largest minority group in the States [1]. in 2000 to about 25% in 2050 (United States Census Bureau, 2004). United States Census Bureau.

A View of the Cloud from the United States

Tech Soup Blog

This is a communique on the current state of cloud adoption in the United States from me, this time. states. During the month of October, join TechSoup.org and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign.

Using Mobile Phones for Fundraisingin the United States: Texting for A Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

s Super Bowl launch of a United Way fund-raising campaign using mobile phone text messaging. The program is made possible through a partnership of the National Football League , Mobile Accord , United Way, and the Mobile Giving Foundation , and supported by VeriSign.

Helping teach old dogs new tricks or “Tips on how to get started and succeed with social media from the Humane Society of the United States”

Connection Cafe

In the video Grace shares how the Humane Society of the United States has integrated social media into their communications, advocacy and fundraising efforts. "If you’re thinking about dipping your toes in this space, here are some tips on how to get started and succeed."

Comparing Nonprofit Usage of Social Networks and Text Messaging in Korea and the United States: One Size Does Not Fit All

NTEN

Last week, my new colleague, Amanda, introduced the Daum Foundation , a Korean-based foundation helping Korean nonprofits use digital media more effectively for their causes. Sound familiar?) Daum and NTEN will be sharing resources with our respective communities.

Did you know the Bronx Zoo is run by one of the oldest conservation organizations in the United States?

Beaconfire Wire

And so is the NY Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, Central Park Zoo and the Queens Zoo. Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), founded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society, saves wildlife and wild lands. They do so through careful science, international conservation, education, and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

we recognize the contributions made by and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States, and celebrate their heritage and culture. United We Dream For undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.,

HSUS YouTube User-Generated Video Competition Grows List - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

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He’s a Bahranian who until October 15th had been held at Guantanamo Bay by us, the United States of America. Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Salah Al Bloushi went home this week Salah Al Bloushi went home this week Last Updated on Friday, 20 October 2006 02:51 Written by Steve Friday, 20 October 2006 02:51 Who is Salah Al Bloushi? He was held for nearly five years. He was never charged with anything.

A standard by any other name | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Yet we still follow mile markers on freeways today, and with the exception of soft drink bottling , most consumers still think in Imperial units.

Wild Apricot Blog : Using Facebook and MySpace for Advocacy and Fundraising: An interview with Carie Lewis, HSUS

Wild Apricot Blog

Nine Ways a Dip in the Hot Springs is Like Volunteering

VolunteerMark

This resort is the largest of its kind in the United States, and attracts thousands of bathers each year to its mineral-rich waters. While in Aspen, Colorado last week to watch the autumn leaves change color, my wife and I visited the Hot Springs Pool in Glenwood Springs.

13 Nonprofit Statistics You Never Knew

TechImpact

There are currently 1,409,430 tax exempt nonprofit organization in the United States $316.23 billion was donated to United States based charities in 2012. Total fundraising in the United States increased by 4.9% i nthe United States in 2013.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Grandcentral Funk! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

10.19.06 | 102 1 Comment [link] Grandcentral+Funk%21 2006-10-19+16%3A00%3A27 Allan+Benamer This looks like a telephony service that could be of great use to social service organizations in the United States. United States

The 2012 Charitable Giving Report

NonProfit Trends

In 2012, overall charitable giving in the United States was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis and online giving grew 10.7%. Research & Trends Blackbaud Index end of year fundraising fundraising Online Fundraising online giving

Wild Apricot Blog : Recruit New Volunteers Online and Celebrate Volunteer Week 2008

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

Everyaction

For more than fifteen years, members of Pueblo Sin Fronteras have been reaching out to the most vulnerable immigrants in the United States and to migrants and refugees on the move, accompanying refugees on their journeys, providing humanitarian aid, and assisting in their advocacy for human rights. Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of the United States to serve World War II survivors in Europe.

Accessible eBooks for Equal Opportunity

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In the United States, there are all too many students like Kevin, who are denied equal opportunity to engage in the same curriculum as their peers without disabilities. Roughly 1–2 per cent of students in the United States meet these requirements.

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The Rise Of The Coding Bootcamp

TechImpact

A common criticism of higher learning institutions in the United States is that they do not properly prepare students for their “real world careers.”

3 Strategy Mistakes Nonprofits Can Learn From Donald Trump

Frogloop

On the other hand, his digital strategy for running for President of the United States, looks like this. Trump knows how to generate a ton of earned media. via GIPHY. Email Marketing Social Networking Online Fundraising Technology Nonprofit fundraising Digital Strategy

National Information and Referral Services Day

VisionLink

2-1-1- call centers are initiated by United Ways and Information Referral Agencies. In 2013, 2-1-1 services in the United States assisted more than 15.6 million callers ( [link] ) and are currently available in 90% of the United States. In 2011 the Senate passed S.RES.241 declaring November 16 as "National Information and Referral Services Day" at the request of the Alliance of Information and Referral Services (AIRS).

The Engagement Is Off

AFP Blog

The Engagement Is Off : "According to a study by the software firm Blackbaud, millennials, born between 1981 and 1997, represent roughly 11 percent of donors in the United States. Seventy-five percent of young people donate (or are open to donating), according to a 2012 study by the Millennial Impact Project. But the vast majority of the gifts they give are less than $100 per organization, and just 15 percent contributed $500 or more." ''via Blog this

We Have a Treaty…and It’s Great!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For starters, it closely follows the Chafee Amendment , which is the copyright exception that has made Bookshare possible in the United States. We were worried that a bad treaty might even negatively affect our ability to serve our users in the United States.

Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "Your database is a gold mine,” says Emily Courville, director of analytics at the Humane Society of the United States. There is so much you can learn about what your donors are doing if you just start to look.” Nonprofits have long used data to drive their fundraising efforts.

How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently only nonprofits in the United States can take advantage of Facebook Fundraisers. The Humane Society of the United States is an organization regularly in the habit of early adoption of new social media tools and trends.

Did You Hear The One About. - TheNonProfitTimes

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People from across the United States, Canada and Australia went online in December to pick the funniest story and animation of 2011 from the NP Humour Blog Did You Hear The One About. TheNonProfitTimes : The winners of the first annual NP LOL People's Choice Awards have been chosen.

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

Everyaction

Clearly stated and specific goals will help your team craft a thoughtful approach to achieving them (more on this later). For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends

TechImpact

In the infographic below, check out what nonprofit CEOs from the United States, Canada, and other countries had to say about their nonprofit’s communication tendencies. No matter how you look at it, communication is key.

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10 Emerging Trends in Online Communications and Fundraising to Watch in 2018

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The United States has tax ID numbers (EINs) and the GuideStar database which enables vendors to easily process online donations for nonprofits in the United States without fear of fraud. Facebook Messenger Payments are primarily accepted in the United States and Europe.

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National 2-1-1 Day

VisionLink

Today, 2/11, is national 2-1-1 day in honor of the call and resource specialists, and the many community organizations which work so hard to connect needs and assets in communities across the United States and beyond. This is more than 85% of the population in the United States.

5 Research-Backed Lessons on Major Gifts Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The study provides useful and interesting insights on general philanthropic trends across the United States and confirms common wisdom about the anecdotal characteristics of our industry’s best donors.

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February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!

VisionLink

Did you know that in 1997 the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta was the first to introduce a 2-1-1 service? 1 Later, in 2000, the Federal Communications Commission approved 2-1-1 nationwide as a short number in the United States.

New Pew Internet survey sheds insights on location-based services - National U.S. Headlines | Examiner.com

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A new survey published Thursday by the Pew Research Center''s Internet and American Life Project revealed a gradual rise in the use of local services in the United States along with the increasing adoption of smartphones New Pew Internet survey sheds insights on location-based services - National U.S. Headlines | Examiner.com : The continuing influence of digital technology has spurred new practices when it comes to using smartphones.

Charities Like Facebook for Rallying Support but Not Much for Fundraising - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Only 2 percent of nonprofits in the United States raised $10,000 to $25,000 through Facebook in a 12-month period, and 1 percent raised $25,000 to $100,000, according to a report released last year by Blackbaud, a fundraising-software company