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.

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

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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.

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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Computer Weekly

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?

Strategies for Securing Nonprofit Networks

Doctor Chaos

Nonprofits often think about how to attract more volunteers or achieve a greater reach with their fundraising initiatives. Nonprofits Are Vulnerable Unfortunately, though, nonprofits are at risk for cyberattacks. However, getting targeted by cybercriminals is a possibility that may not come up for discussion. That’s the case for several reasons. For example, they often don’t […]. Cyber cyber crime ransomware

How To Start A Nonprofit Organization

TechnoBezz

This article will share some tips on how to start a nonprofit organization. Tips on how to start a nonprofit organization. Life Technology nonprofit organization organizationStarting a non-profit organization is a great way to support a cause you believe in.

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.

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.

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.

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

Venture Beast

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Seattle’s Technology Matching Fund awards $343k to 15 nonprofits helping to bridge digital divide

GeekWire

The City of Seattle has announced the recipients of the 2021 Technology Matching Fund , which provides aid to community-led projects increasing access to technology and providing digital skills training for underserved communities.

New platform from nonprofit Carina offers quick searches for in-home childcare openings

GeekWire

Pivotal Labs, working through its Pivotal Act program that benefits nonprofits, provided two months of free engineering for the project. Childcare owner Katina Richardson, one of the providers on Carina. Photo courtesy of Carina).

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

How nonprofits use big data to change the world

Tech Republic Big Data

Foundation Center has the world's largest database of grant and fundraising information. Learn how the organization uses big data to create apps that encourage transparency and innovation

OK Go releases emotional coronavirus music video to benefit healthcare nonprofit

Mashable Tech

OK Go , the band known for creative, mind-boggling music videos, is back with an emotional new song and video that they recorded in quarantine.

Sign up for GeekWire’s first-ever virtual sports competition, raising money for nonprofits

GeekWire

A portion of the team entry fee will be placed into a collective prize pool, with the winning team designating a nonprofit of their choice to receive the funds.

How The Trevor Project uses AI to help LGBTQ+ youth and train its counselors

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Cloud Dev Security ai artificial intelligence category-/People & Society chatbots Inclusion lgbtq NLP NLP ethics nonprofit privacy safetyTo better serve its mission of reducing suicide among LGBTQ+ youth, The Trevor Project turned to natural language processing (NLP).

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Analysis Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Mobile Social Media Startup News cio CISO ctovision Education Nonprofit organization By Bob Gourley. If you are an independent technologist or student with a goal of making positive contributions to the enterprise technology community or work in a non-profit organization we would love to sponsor you for free access to our subscription only research and advisory service CTOvision Pro.

Ada Developers Academy going independent in hopes of expanding its tech diversity impact

GeekWire

In an email to supporters this week, Ada laid out what it hopes to achieve through independence as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit: Expanding class sizes. Education Ada Developers Academy Diversity equity nonprofitAda Developers Academy graduates at a graduation event Jan. 7, 2019.

Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Kitaboo

These organizations, which are more often than not nonprofit associations, still store their sensitive data in the form of hard copies. To that end, we will take a look at the importance of a digital library today and how nonprofit associations can benefit from having one.

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‘Two Screens for Teachers’ to supply extra monitors in Seattle and puts out call for help in other cities

GeekWire

The nonprofit organization “Two Screens for Teachers” announced Tuesday that it’s purchasing a second computer monitor for every teacher who needs one, and plans to deliver about 3,000 monitors at a value of around $430,000.

How Can Societies Digitize Publishing and Delivery Process

Kitaboo

Although it benefits all sectors we work in, we will focus on nonprofit organizations and publishing in this article. Why should nonprofit organizations and associations switch to digital publishing? Almost all nonprofit organizations practice the tradition of printing journals and reports. How will a digital report benefit the members of a nonprofit society? Digital Publishing Nonprofit Digital publishing digital publishing for associations ereport report publishing

As communities reopen, new Seattle nonprofit ‘Restart Partners’ is on a mission to boost mask usage

GeekWire

To promote the voluntary use of protective masks, including fabric and medical-grade face coverings, Badshah teamed up with former Microsoft executive Rich Tong and former dean of the Evans School Sandra Archibald to launch the Seattle-based nonprofit Restart Partners.

8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

Digital Publishing Nonprofit association members members of society retain members of societiesWhen we talk about organizations, the term employee engagement refers to the concept of keeping the employees interested at their workplace and in their work. To achieve employee engagement , you might use gamification techniques , enhance the training process, organize fun events etc.

AI Weekly: Continual learning offers a path toward more humanlike AI

Venture Beast

Continual learning might offer a path toward more human-like AI, the members of nonprofit research group ContinualAI believe. Read More.

7 Highly Effective Guidelines to Create an e-Report for Associations

Kitaboo

Nonprofit e reports e reports for associations nonprofit associations society and associationsIn this tech-inspired age, every enterprise is keen on leveraging the benefits of technology, however minimal. Because technology has often proved to be a cost-efficient and productive solution in the long run. Non-profit organizations too, are looking for ways to increase their reach and receive more funds to support their cause.

Why Should Societies & Associations Publish and Distribute Journals on Digital Platforms?

Kitaboo

Nonprofit research journal publishing society and associations society journal publishing society journalsWhy Do Societies and Associations Publish Journals? Research Societies, Professional Associations or non-profit organizations publish journals with the aim of sharing knowledge and raising funds for supporting their research or services. With the help of a society journal, non-profit organizations can spread awareness and drive research funds to their community.

7 Highly Effective Guidelines to Create an e-Report for Associations

Kitaboo

Nonprofit e reports e reports for associations nonprofit associations society and associationsIn this tech-inspired age, every enterprise is keen on leveraging the benefits of technology, however minimal. Because technology has often proved to be a cost-efficient and productive solution in the long run. Non-profit organizations too, are looking for ways to increase their reach and receive more funds to support their cause.

Riot Games details its social impact giving for 2019

Venture Beast

Riot Games' Social Impact Fund has given $8 million in grants to nonprofits that its League of Legends players care about. Read More. Business Games category-/News DeanBeat News Dylan Jadeja Jeffrey Burrell Riot Games social responsibility

On the Edge Conservation creates virtual animal influencers

Venture Beast

Nonprofit On the Edge Conservation is launching "virtual animal influencers" on YouTube to draw attention to endangered species. Read More.

Roblox, game developers, and JDRF team up to fight Type 1 diabetes

Venture Beast

Roblox has launched a game inside its platform that will help raise awareness about Type 1 diabetes, in partnership with nonprofit JDRF. Read More.

Avaaz: Facebook continues to fail at flagging false and misleading posts about U.S. elections

Venture Beast

According to nonprofit group Avaaz, Facebook is failing to flag false information about the upcoming U.S. special elections in Georgia. Read More.

Mozilla’s $5-a-Month VPN Could Be Worth a Shot

GizModo VR

Mozilla, the privacy and security nonprofit and maker of the Firefox browser, is launching its very own VPN. Read more. vpn mozilla privacy security