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Forget The Standing Desk: This Office Chair Turns Your Jitters Into Electricity

They say a standing desk can add a decade to your life. But if you’re one of my fellow ticking time-bombs of nervous energy, even sitting in a chair could have some health benefits, too. Even better? With the right office equipment, your idle fidgeting can power your gadgets.<p>Moov is a chair from …

Standing Desks

Tumblr’s Mobile App Will Now Add ‘Buy,’ ‘Pledge,’ And ‘Get Involved’ Buttons To Select Posts

Tumblr today introduced a change to its service that will encourage users to purchase or fund products and campaigns on other websites, including Etsy’s online marketplace and Kickstarter, for example. With an update to its mobile application for iOS, posts that link to those sites as well as …

Speed up your corporate identity design process

There's no need to create multiple documents when working with multiple different page sizes in InDesign. In this walkthrough, I'll demonstrate how …

The Basics of Grant and Prospect Research

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>13 Shares<p>isak55 / Shutterstock.com<p>It doesn’t matter how many foundations, individual donors, local and regional governments, …

Databases

Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform

The charity is using its networking strength to provide teachers with new kinds of resources, and its data to hold bureaucrats accountable.<p>Every chance he gets, Charles Best, the founder of DonorsChoose.org, leafs through the carefully lettered, colorfully illustrated thank-you notes from public …

Donors Choose Unveils Data on Giving Trends and Need in Public Schools

Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>February 4, 2014; NationSwell<p>In the 13 years since its founding, the nonprofit organization Donors Choose has developed a strong …

Education

Nonprofits Use “Speed Dating” Model to Recruit Volunteers

Share8<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>8 Shares<p>November 17, 2013; Fox 40<p>This is an interesting approach to recruiting volunteers. Fifteen nonprofits in the Sacramento …

Speed-Dating

Social Fundraising: Myths and Musts of Raising Money With Social Platforms

Gillette Auctions Balls Of Beard Hair To Raise Money For Charity

You’ve heard about people giving the shirt off their back, but what about the hair off their face? Gillette (the razor company) recently teamed up …

Los Angeles Residents Are More Generous When It Comes To Charitable Giving

How generous are Angelenos compared to others when it comes to charitable giving?<p>It turns out that Los Angeles residents are more giving, on average, than residents in the state and nation overall. Angelenos who itemized their charitable deductions and earned at least $50,000 gave an average of 5.5 …