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Three ways tech is reinventing a surprising sector

More than 1 million users. Sixteen billion monthly page views. Ninety-nine percent user engagement.<p>If these sound like stats from tech companies, you’re right. Except these tech companies are nonprofits.<p>In Steve Case’s new book, The Third Wave, he argues that this next generation of the Internet …

Innovation

PewDiePie Winter Charity Drive!

Hey! And thank you for visiting my Charity: Water campaign page!<p>We've all come together to support Charity: Water in the past, and the results have …

This startup pays kids in Africa to learn how to code, then gives them high-paying jobs at Fortune 500 companies

Africa has the largest pool of untapped tech talent in the world, according to Jeremy Johnson.<p>The 31-year old says that for two reasons:<p>Human …

The Numbers Behind Non-Profit Crowdfunding (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The industry might be called non-profit, but organizations in that field still require money to stay operational, spread awareness and get the job done. That’s where crowdfunding has helped.<p>In 2013, crowdfunding platforms raised billions …

Crowd Funding

Tech VC Edelhart: Disruptive Investing for Social Change

Curiosity may be dangerous for cats and monkeys but it has steered media and digital startup pioneer Mike Edelhart straight to the top of his …

New Ways Startups Are Doing Good From the Start

Attending SOCAP15, the recent Social Capital Markets conference in San Francisco, was one of the highlights of my year. A world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good, SOCAP brings together impact investors, global innovators, foundations, …

Startups

Make Giving to Charity as Easy as Typing a Hashtag

Last summer, donating to charity momentarily became cooler than, well, almost anything. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ripped through social media, …

Does Facebook’s Donate Button Hurt the Nonprofit Sector More Than It Helps?

Share63<p>Share49<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 112<p>August 24, 2015; The Next Web<p>Facebook may still be a few years away from giving aggrieved users a sought-after …

3 charity fundraising websites making a difference

10 Tech Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a 2014 report on the impact of millennials on company culture, researchers discovered that this new generation of business professionals entering the workforce has far more contemporary views and priorities when it comes to corporate …

Tech Industry

#Buypens – Social Media and Crowdfunding Helps Syrian Refugee

People who know me well, know that I have an obsession with pens and magic markers. So, when this viral fundraising campaign – #BuyPens – to help …

Nonprofits

Elderly widower's details passed on to conmen by charities

The details of the 87-year-old, who has dementia, were passed on 200 times, leading him to be tricked out of £35,000<p>An elderly man with dementia was conned out of thousands of pounds after charities sold on his details to conmen.<p>An investigation will now take place into whether charities are buying …

Donors to owners: Giving Tuesday puts power into the hands of people who give

Henry Timms, charity leader and brain behind Giving Tuesday, talks to Aimee Meade about donor relationships and how charities need to take risks<p>“One of the driving ideas behind Giving Tuesday was to create a movement that shifts donors to owners,” says Henry Timms, chief executive of New York based …

Giving Tuesday

100 Cameras Were Given to the Homeless in London. Here’s What They Captured.

Cafe Art is a UK-based initiative that aims to connect the homeless with their wider community through art and photography. The project was founded …

Photography

Why creativity is absolutely crucial in the workplace

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Creativity

A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

<i>Reposted from Sprout Social with permission. By Alicia Johnston.</i> <b>GET THEIR COOL STRATEGIC GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NONPROFITS here.</b>———–<b></b>Nonprofit …

Public Relations

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement Process for Nonprofits

I was in San Antonio this week to facilitate an interactive master class for 300 nonprofits that was hosted by the San Antonio Nonprofit Council that …

Nonprofits

Social Media Marketing Guide For Non-Profit Organizations

A 2014 survey of 9000 small and medium non-profits by Hubspot revealed that almost all of them found social media to be valuable in their marketing …

Marketing

7 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit's Brand Will Never Be As Awesome As Charity: Water's

I read a post from HubSpot earlier this week titled "7 Reasons Why Your Brand Will Never Be As Awesome As Apple" and there were some great points that relate to other organizations and a nonprofit's brand. As far as cutting edge nonprofit brand goes, charity: water is the Apple of the nonprofit …

Nonprofits

Umeed Charity WordPress Theme For Fundraising

Umeed Wordpress Non Profit Multipurpose Charity Theme<p>Crowd Funding – Donations Manager – Team & Volunteer Management<p>Umeed Charity Wordpress Theme is …

What Nonprofits can Teach us About Running Successful Global Social Campaigns on a Budget

Share<p>With tight budgets and limited resources, nonprofits have become skilled in using social media to drum up the critical public attention and …

Marketing

DataKind expanding to help more social good organizations use data to advance their work (Jan 15, 2015 09:00 AM)

DataKind expanding to help more social good organizations use data to advance their work (Jan 15, 2015 09:00 AM)

Nonprofit Communications Trends Report for 2015

As a consultant and trainer in the nonprofit community, I’ve been waiting with bated breath for the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. And it’s …

Nonprofits

5 Ways Solar Power Improves Lives in Humanitarian Settings - United Nations Foundation

(Photo credit: Jiro Ose/UN Foundation)<p>Tens of millions of people around the world have been forced to flee their homes because of conflict, disaster, …

United Nations

5 Apps and Websites Making the World a Better Place

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our smartphones help us find the best subway route, order food, pay back friends and locate the nearest coffee shop. For every small task, there’s an app for that. But our phones can also help us help others.<p>Apps and websites make social …

Apps

10 Non-Profits Making a Difference in the Tech Sector | SEJ

Technology has made volunteering or giving a monetary donation to our favorite non-profit organization as convenient as possible. As technology …

How solution economy can solve bigger economic problems

Paul MacMillian, head of Deloitte's Global Public Sector practice<p><b>As per the title of your book, you believe that we are in the midst of a ‘solution</b> …