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Added by Erinn Andrews on October 28, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments
Smyrna Development Society works with lower income residents of Bangladesh, an impoverished Asian nation with a population of 162 million and a per capita income of USD 1,700 a year. Founded in 2002, they opened an orphanage in 2007 to serve the poor, especially abused children. Smyrna Development Society will apply funds donated expressly for insurance by purchasing health coverage for a child at the cost of USD 8 a year. This gives the recipients access to better health care and…Continue
Added by Policies for the Poor on October 1, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments
I'm starting a site for youth where youth who are interested in social activism and community change can connect and share their work, connect with other youths and get inspired by their peers! It is a website that will feature news articles, opportunities in the community, and a database of resources/tools to help them get started, it will also contain a forum where individual can obtain an account and post information.
However, I'm relatively weak with the web/web design…Continue
Added by Alice Wang on September 13, 2011 at 7:57pm — No Comments
Skills-based volunteering vs. general volunteering: When it comes to long-term impacts, skills-based will win every time. So why am I still an advocate for general volunteering? Read on and join the conversation. You can comment at the bottom of the page or contact me at email@example.com.
Added by Chris Jarvis on September 9, 2011 at 8:47am — No Comments
Cross post from 3BLMedia.
The Global Reporting Initiative has released a sustainability report that outlines the organization’s performance, achievements, and goals. GRI produces the Sustainability Reporting Framework that sets out the principles and indicators that can be used to measure and report economic,…Continue
Added by David Martel on August 22, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments
August 10, 2011
Over the past few months, Deyan and I have had the honor and privilege of working with Peter and Christine to learn about Social Actions in great detail. In this first phase or our work: understanding and assessing Social Actions (see Social Actions Overview image below for a map of the Social Actions landscape), our goal was two-fold: 1. to learn everything about the technical components of Social Actions and assess the technology’s capabilities and…Continue
The potential of brands to align with the "cause" of America's independent sector is just beginning to be tapped. A new program from Johnson & Johnson is a great illustration of how brands can go beyond single-cause alignment to build an platform to support the work of 1.4 million nonprofits.…
Added by Jessi Copeland on August 5, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments
CASE #2 - Better Talent
Many companies have employee volunteer programs, but for many companies in Europe, Canada and the US these programs are underfunded, underdeveloped…
Added by Chris Jarvis on August 2, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
To learn more about Ernst & Young’s Earthwatch expeditions and view a video recap of the 2010 expedition, go to: http://www.ey.com/US/en/About-us/Corporate-Responsibility/CR---Environmental-sustainability
Click on Earthwatch Institute and then click on the "watch this video"…
Added by Jessi Copeland on July 23, 2011 at 10:06pm — No Comments
We're excited to announce today that Pincgiving has relaunched its work and is now called Global Currents!
In Global Currents' words: As the leader in providing cost-effective, online donation…Continue
Added by Erinn Andrews on July 14, 2011 at 11:53am — No Comments
By way of our friends at Social Media for Nonprofits:
Save $20 off the Social Media for Nonprofits 7/14 DC conference w/ "SA" code, featuring tips & tools from Natl Geographic's Robert Michael Murray, the Red Cross' Wendy Harman, Network for Good's Katya Andresen, Facebook Causes, Greenpeace, Case Foundation & more, all followed by the book release party for @nonprofits101. http://bit.ly/ke9YCV
Added by Erinn Andrews on July 11, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments
Millennials have often been described as the most civic-minded generation to come along since World War II. Yet, while these young…
Added by Jessi Copeland on June 20, 2011 at 9:15pm — No Comments
A new conference series, Social Media for Nonprofits, is about to start this summer. NTEN (the Nonprofit Technology Network) is fiscally sponsoring the series.
As part of our Social Actions community, you can get $20 off Social Media for Nonprofits conferences with "SA" discount code in San Francisco (6/29), Washington, DC (7/14), New York City (8/4), Los Angeles (8/22), Seattle (10/14), Chicago & Atlanta. Keynotes by Beth Kanter,…Continue
Added by Erinn Andrews on June 16, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments
I tweeted that message the morning after returning from a wonderfully intense…Continue
Added by Christine Egger on May 20, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
It's been far too long - since Change The Web?? - since I spent enough time here and I'm so glad SA is thriving. I've been part of the HelpAttack! (http://www.helpattack.com) team for the last year, and Christine suggested that I reach out to the Social Actions community to get some feedback and advice.
In case you aren't familiar, HelpAttack! (in addition to being a weird name), is a way to give to nonprofits every…Continue
"Today, I have the privilege of announcing to the Social Actions community that the pioneering open source project we have been working on for the last 3.5 years has found itself a well-resourced…
VolunteerMatch, the Web’s most popular network for volunteer engagement, will announce the winners of its Corporate Volunteer Awards on May 12, 2011 at the VolunteerMatch Client Summit in Chicago, Illinois.
VolunteerMatch, a national nonprofit based in San Francisco, strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The service…
Added by Jessi Copeland on May 15, 2011 at 1:26pm — No Comments
I think I may have found my favorite example of how to tell the Corporate Citizenship story....
This past March, we had the opportunity to join…Continue