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Melinda Gates to Start-ups: Use Technology for Social Change | Inc.com

On stage at the Social Good Summit in New York City Monday, Melinda Gates kicked off her talk with a direct challenge to today's technologists.<p>"It's almost a cliche to say people are always on their cell phones. That's where they're connecting. But what I keep coming back to is a deeper question, a …

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Deloitte’s Social Innovation Pioneers programme wins Prime Minister’s Big Society Award | Philanthropy Impact

<b>46 businesses so far benefit from support of Deloitte employees</b><p>Business advisory firm Deloitte has been recognised by Prime Minister David Cameron …

How digital media is changing the world of philanthropy

Nigel Lewis discusses how charities use new technology to raise money, engage people online and attract new audiences<p>The proliferation of digital media is changing philanthropy irrevocably. While there will always be a place for shaking a tin and collection boxes, donating by text – which has grown …

What Happens When You Infuse Philanthropy With Tech Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Steve and Jean Case are finding success with their foundation by doing things a little differently from the rest of the philanthropy world.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This is the latest entry in Catchafire‘s Generosity Series, a multi-month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of …

Twilio Launches Foundation To Help Nonprofits Use It For Social Good

Twilio, a cloud communications platform company, is taking its API and using it to do some social good. At its third-annual developer conference, it unveiled the creation of its non-profit foundation that it hopes will deliver “a billion messages for good.” It’s providing organizations and …

Inside Philanthropy: How startup culture is transforming philanthropy

Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan<p>The target donor for the arts used to be an older, wealthy dude wearing an ascot. Today, it’s a young whippersnapper wearing …

How Is Social Media Changing The Way People Give To Causes? [PSFK SEATTLE] - PSFK

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Creative Ways to Give to Charity

Thanks to mobile apps, donating via text message and fundraising websites, charities are more accessible than ever. These new forms of giving, …

Google's One Today donation app exits pilot mode as more charities are invited to sign up

Right around a month ago, Google opened up the flood gates and let any US-based Android user download its One Today app -- a program that makes it wildly simple to donate a dollar (or more, of course) to a different charity each day. Now, Google is officially releasing the entire project from pilot …

Kiva and Dosomething.org turn microfinance into mobile game for teens

Kiva and Dosomething.org are partnering up to fund 25,000 women entrepreneurs in a bid to help break the cycle of poverty.<p>The 25,000 Women campaign aims at getting young people engaged in fighting poverty. Participants are aged between 13 and 25 years old. They play a mobile game where each person …

15 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Instagram

Instagram is hot. With 100 million monthly active users and over 40 million photos uploaded per day, the photo-sharing site claims to gain a new …

How charities and technology firms can benefit from collaboration

Rosie Niven talks to charities that have successfully partnered with technology firms – and finds out how they did it<p>While technology firms often have a corporate ethos that seems to be very different to the outlook of charitable organisations, there are some examples of successful collaborative …

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Is Philanthropy Ready For System Change?

Late last month, a 23-year-old Nicaraguan named Andres circulated an article to our team with the subject “great read!” The piece he forwarded had been published that day in the <i>New York Times</i> and written by Peter Buffett, the son of the world’s most successful and admired investor, Warren Buffett. …

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