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El cubo de agua fría deja ya 120.000 euros para los enfermos de ELA en España

Madrid. (Efe).- La campaña del <b>cubo helado</b>, en solidaridad con los enfermos de esclerosis lateral amiotrófica (ELA), ha permitido ya recaudar en <b>España</b> …

Mercado Crowdfunding en España y Latinoamerica 2013

Seis respuestas sobre la nueva regulación al 'crowdfunding'

El <i>crowdfunding</i> -o financiación colectiva- se ha colado, de repente, entre los temas más debatidos. Tras el adelanto de este viernes de <i>Teknautas</i>, el …

¿Es el ‘crowdfunding’ una buena alternativa de financiación?

Cuando arrancas un proyecto siempre te encuentras con el escollo de la financiación. Aunque también conviene darse a conocer y convencer al público …

Angela Merkel tells Vladimir Putin - Russia needs NGOs

<b>German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for Russia to give a chance to non-governmental organisations (NGOs).</b><p>She spoke during a visit to Germany by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has backed a series of investigations into foreign-funded NGOs.<p>The apparent crackdown has drawn widespread …

A Quarter Century of Comic Relief

Inside Flipboard / March 15, 2013<p>This year marks an important milestone for the British charity Comic Relief: it’s celebrating 25 years of raising …

Why Don’t the Best Nonprofits Grow?

<i>Let’s just invest in what’s working.</i> The idea is intuitive and compelling, especially in this historical time of constrained resources. If social-purpose organizations are generating superior results, we should support them financially so they can expand and more people can benefit. Sadly, this …

Is Collaboration the New Greenwashing?

Collaboration is the new “it” trend in business strategy circles these days. Everyone is talking about it. And most people believe it’s necessary if we’re going to solve the world’s seemingly intractable problems — such as poverty, climate change, access to education and healthcare, creating …

Nonprofits: Master “Medium Data” Before Tackling Big Data

Every day humanity adds approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes of data to our collective store of knowledge. Looking over this treasure trove, scientists, financiers, and business leaders are justifiably giddy about the potential of Big Data. For the nonprofit community, Big Data also offers immense …

A New Type of Philanthropy: Donating Data

We all recognize that without support from the private sector, many of the public programs in the arts, health and education — which we take for granted — would not exist. That same spirit should extend to Big Data. At the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, the Global Pulse initiative …