Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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You’ll have everything you need to be an amazing nonprofit communications professional. Find out How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit with John Haydon. Nonprofit Tech for Good has released their 2018 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar. Beth Kanter shares 3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals To Begin 2018 with Clarity. Nonprofit Training. Mixed Links Nonprofit CommunicationsEveryone back to work yet?

Google Cloud research credits expand to nonprofits

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Google Cloud is extending research credits to nonprofit researchers, according to an announcement in a company blog post. Read More.

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Windfall nabs $21M for AI that aids nonprofit fundraising

Venture Beast

Windfall, a startup developing a data science platform for nonprofits, has raised $21 million in venture capital. Read More.

How a Small Nonprofit Succeeded in Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

One of my favorite clients, Charity Navigator, just released a major upgrade to how they process and rate nonprofit charities.

Real Stories from Digital Trailblazers: Nonprofit and Manufacturing CIO

Social, Agile and Transformation

Earlier this summer, I rebranded my YouTube channel from 5 Minutes with @NYIke to the Driving Digital Standup. . The change reflects a broader mission that includes sharing insights from CIOs, CDOs, and other digital transformation leaders.

Microsoft brings enterprise security to nonprofits and SMBs

Venture Beast

As part of a "security for all" push, Microsoft says it is bringing enterprise security to small to midsize businesses and nonprofits. Read More.

Cloudera Foundation merger strengthens data science and AI support for nonprofits

Venture Beast

McGovern Foundation will merge to launch an initiative to promote nonprofits' adoption of AI. The Cloudera Foundation and Patrick J. Read More.

6 Reasons Why Associations & Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive

Kitaboo

And a majority of these organizations are the nonprofit associations. While for-profit companies will always be the first ones to invest in latest technologies and innovations to drive their revenue, nonprofit organizations lag behind. Nonprofit / October 10, 2019.

Nonprofit provides help to hospitals battling ransomware

Tech Republic Security

The Center for Internet Security recently launched a free tool for private U.S. hospitals to block malicious activity

Microsoft’s Erik Arnold merges passion for tech and philanthropy to help nonprofits gain digital success

GeekWire

Arnold spent time at the Gates-owned Corbis, at PATH, which has a close partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and now Microsoft, where Arnold is CTO of the company’s nonprofit-focused Tech for Social Impact. Website: Microsoft for nonprofits.

Deena Pierott works hard for underrepresented youth in STEM, but funding her nonprofit isn’t easy

GeekWire

iUrban Teen founder Deena Pierott, left, received some funding for her nonprofit from Seattle Seahawks player Bobby Wagner, right. ” Exposure and access is something Pierott would like more of for herself, for iUrban Teen and for the work the nonprofit has been doing over the years.

Microsoft announces industry clouds for finance, manufacturing, and nonprofits

Venture Beast

Microsoft announced a trio of new industry clouds as the company doubles down on its specialized, sector-specific support. Read More.

This nonprofit is showing how rigorous data analysis can dramatically curb youth homelessness

GeekWire

The nonprofit A Way Home Washington recently announced dramatic reductions in the number of young people who are homeless in the Eastern Washington city of Spokane and it’s hoping to essentially eliminate youth homelessness by the end of the year in Walla Walla.

MacKenzie Scott gives $39M and Ballmer Group gifts $21M to education nonprofits

GeekWire

Philanthropy news: MacKenzie Scott’s latest gift is going to national education nonprofit Junior Achievement USA , which operates across 102 U.S.

An Animal Rights Nonprofit Is Suing YouTube Over Animal Abuse Videos

GizModo VR

An animal rights nonprofit is suing YouTube for failing to take down videos of animal abuse, and often allegedly profiting from them by selling ads running alongside the content, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

Silicon Valley Defense Group: Securing Democracy Through Innovation

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News nonprofitThe Silicon Valley Defense Group (SVDG) seeks to align and connect the people, capital and ideas that will ensure allied democracies retain a durable techno-security advantage.

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Seattle nonprofit aims to expose underrepresented youth to space industry careers

GeekWire

Now a Seattle-based nonprofit wants to help expose underrepresented youth to the industry and potential careers. RELATED: Deena Pierott works hard for underrepresented youth in STEM, but funding her nonprofit isn’t easy. Deena Pierott, founder of iUrban Teen.

Seattle nonprofit developing COVID-19 vaccine lands $26M donation

GeekWire

The Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation (CSSFF) has donated $26 million to Seattle’s Access to Advanced Health Institute (AAHI), a nonprofit that emerged from the Infectious Disease Research Institute after a recent court-overseen restructure.

MacKenzie Scott gives $50M to 4-H to aid nonprofit’s youth-focused programs

GeekWire

Billionaire Seattle philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott gave $50 million to the National 4-H Council, the youth-focused nonprofit announced on Tuesday.

6 Reasons Why Associations and Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive

Kitaboo

And a majority of these organizations are the nonprofit associations. While for-profit companies will always be the first ones to invest in latest technologies and innovations to drive their revenue, nonprofit organizations lag behind. In this blog we will focus on why nonprofit associations and societies must have a digital archive of their documents. The post 6 Reasons Why Associations and Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive appeared first on Kitaboo.

Hundreds of tech, business and nonprofit leaders urge states to boost computer science education

GeekWire

More than 500 business, education and nonprofit leaders have teamed with Seattle-based computer education nonprofit Code.org to issue a call to state governments and education leaders to bring more computer science opportunities to K-12 students across the U.S. (BigStock Photo).

Seattle film nonprofit SIFF supports effort to save Cinerama and could run theater with funding help

GeekWire

SIFF , the nonprofit that champions film and the movie-going experience in Seattle, is joining the call to save the Cinerama, the historic movie theater that has been in limbo for almost two years. The Cinerama movie theater in Seattle. GeekWire File Photo / Kurt Schlosser).

AWS vets lead new startup that aims to connect workers with nonprofits through ‘volunteerism’

GeekWire

Their solution is a platform that allows companies to find and sign up for volunteering opportunities with local nonprofits. Employers sign up for an event and participants get reminders, directions and instructions; nonprofits receive accurate, updated headcounts of volunteers.

The Alliance for Digital Innovation: Accelerating change by driving government adoption of innovative commercial technology

CTOvision

CTO nonprofitThe Alliance for Digital Innovation is a Group of some of the nation’s most innovative, admired and virtuous technology organizations. They exist to accelerate change by driving government’s adoption of innovative commercial technology.

This Seattle high schooler is leading a nonprofit to help refugees and immigrants learn English

GeekWire

Vadlamannati’s nonprofit has 32 volunteers working to build infrastructure and different apps that help users build English proficiency. Subha Vadlamannati, founder of Linguistics Justice League. Linguistics Justice League Photo).

How nonprofits are transforming their remote programming to support girls in STEM

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Girls Who Code, AnitaB.org, and NCWIT are working to close the tech gender gap with pandemic-adjusted strategies for education and community. Read More. Business Dev Marketing Media anitab.org category-/News ed-tech Education Girls Who Code ncwit remote learning women in stem women in tech

Sea.citi merges with WTIA in combination of two civic-focused tech industry nonprofits in Seattle

GeekWire

Sea.citi , a nonprofit that launched in 2018 with the aim of connecting Seattle-area tech sector employees with civic life, has merged with the Washington Technology Industry Association trade group. Former Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the launch of Sea.citi in 2018.

Newly Nonprofit Vancouver Internet Exchange Moves Into Cologix Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

The colocation deal is part of the process of restructuring VANIX as a nonprofit member-governed Internet exchange. Read More. colocation Cologix Connectivity Peering

Airbnb launches nonprofit to provide stays for essential workers and refugees

The Verge

Airbnb is launching a nonprofit to allow the hosts who rent out their properties on its platform to provide free and discounted stays to refugees, people affected by natural disasters, and frontline workers in the coronavirus pandemic.

Two members of Google’s Ethical AI group leave to join Timnit Gebru’s nonprofit

The Verge

Senior researcher Alex Hanna, and software engineer Dylan Baker, will join Timnit Gebru’s nonprofit research institute, Distributed AI Research (DAIR). Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch.

With help from Zillow, this nonprofit wants to change the game for high-risk renters

GeekWire

Seattle nonprofit Housing Connector is trying to level the playing field for the region’s most vulnerable renters — even in the face of escalating housing shortages and soaring costs of living. Shkëlqim Kelmendi, executive director at Housing Connector. Housing Connector Photo).

Nonprofit uses AWS grant to put 756 terabytes of cancer research data in the cloud

Tech Republic Cloud

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and the Childhood Cancer Data Lab are cleaning up genome data and speeding up the research process

Solar power nonprofit goes digital to bring installation instruction to underserved communities

GeekWire

In 2019, Remote Energy traveled to Kenya to train women in solar photovoltaic installation in partnership with a nonprofit called Women in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship, which works with women in Eastern Africa. Their nonprofit, Tacoma, Wash.-based

Is your company offering fair pay? New nonprofit certifies those with nondiscriminatory wages

GeekWire

A new nonprofit is trying to keep the momentum going. The idea for the nonprofit originated two years ago with leaders from the Seattle startup Syndio : CEO Maria Colacurcio and founder and Chief Data Scientist Zev Eigen.

What’s your superpower? When CSR and volunteerism go hand in hand, nonprofits win big

Venture Beast

With skills-based volunteerism, employees offer resources that keep giving well beyond the present and into the future: knowledge and talent. Read More. Enterprise category-/Business & Industrial

Microsoft and Facebook vet leads nonprofit making software to improve COVID-19 rapid tests

GeekWire

A Seattle-based nonprofit launched to provide digital health solutions for poorer countries is applying its expertise to help with COVID-19 testing. The nonprofit uses machine learning to analyze thousands of photos of test results to automate the interpretation results.

Apple and nonprofit Common Sense Media team up to provide kid podcast recs

The Verge

The company is teaming up with nonprofit Common Sense Media, which specializes in age-based content reviews, to curate various collections that’ll appear in the Apple Podcasts app in the US and online. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

AWS Imagine Grants offer up to $100,000 in cloud services to nonprofits

Tech Republic Cloud

The company wants to support organizations that prioritize technology as a mission-critical component of their work

Nonprofit takes D&D digital to help kids who struggle socially, and to study its own impact

GeekWire

The founders of the nonprofit had gathered heaps of anecdotal evidence that tabletop games such as Dungeons & Dragons could help kids who struggled socially — whether they had autism, ADHD, anxiety or other challenges — learn to more successfully interact with others.

Nonprofits accept cryptocurrency as Bitcoin and Ether values spike – is it a fad or the next frontier?

GeekWire

As the values of Bitcoin and Ether are hovering near record highs, America’s nonprofits are in the peak months of their annual fundraising. Last year, nonprofits saw their funding shrink 30% while demand for many services increased.

Gates Foundation poached Washington STEM CEO, then gave nonprofit $100K to find a replacement

GeekWire

In June, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it hired Angela Jones , the well-regarded CEO of Washington STEM , the statewide education nonprofit that connects underserved students with STEM education and opportunities.

How the Gates Foundation and Seattle nonprofit PATH are helping get oxygen to India

GeekWire

million into efforts by Seattle-based nonprofit PATH to bring more oxygen to COVID-19 patients in India. PATH coordinated with vendors to install pressure swing adsorption oxygen generation plants at medical facilities in India. Photo courtesy of PATH).

Microsoft announces new cloud platforms built for financial services firms, nonprofits and manufacturers

Tech Republic Cloud

CEO Satya Nadella said these new services will help businesses make faster and more intelligent decisions and build their own tech solutions