How a Small Nonprofit Succeeded in Digital Transformation
Social, Agile and Transformation
AUGUST 3, 2020
One of my favorite clients, Charity Navigator, just released a major upgrade to how they process and rate nonprofit charities.
JUNE 3, 2023
The nonprofit has worked with Microsoft Philanthropies to improve its tech capabilities. Team Rubicon Photo) The nonprofit sector — which encompasses some 1.6 Kanter and other experts are advising nonprofits to explore the technology — but also to proceed at a measured pace and embrace the edict of first doing no harm.
OCTOBER 23, 2023
We’re visible and becoming more visible.” – Alice Shobe, global director of Amazon in the Community Shobe, a long-time nonprofit leader with expertise in low-income housing, was hired in 2017 to launch Amazon in the Community, which marked a significant step philanthropically for the company. We’re out there.
JULY 17, 2023
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NOVEMBER 10, 2023
The 4-year-old nonprofit is built around the core notion that every person is a math person — but we all experience math in different ways. The museum exists as a nonprofit that offers math programs to schools and other community organizations on a sliding-scale payment system. I want people to walk in to full-color math.
MARCH 17, 2023
Need a payroll solution for your nonprofit organization? Check out our list of the top payroll software providers for nonprofits in 2023, with detailed reviews and pricing info. The post The best payroll software for nonprofits in 2023 appeared first on TechRepublic.
APRIL 18, 2023
Audere Image) Seattle digital health nonprofit Audere will advance its technology to improve the accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests with $9.35 The nonprofit, launched in 2018, previously received funding from the Gates Foundation, as well as PATH , FIND , the Aurum Institute , and other global health partners.
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
As part of our Giving Tuesday promotion, we’re donating $5 from each ticket sold to Junior Achievement of Washington , a nonprofit that prepares young people for success. (GeekWire File Photo) Today is a great time to secure your tickets for the GeekWire Gala. Grab your tickets here ! The Gala returns to downtown Seattle on Dec.
JUNE 28, 2023
(Photo via TechTalk.seattle.gov) The City of Seattle is awarding $545,000 in Technology Matching Fund grants to help support 18 nonprofit organizations and their projects to expand digital literacy and close the technology gap. The TMF grant program was started in 1997 to support community and nonprofit groups.
DECEMBER 17, 2021
Their solution is a platform that allows companies to find and sign up for volunteering opportunities with local nonprofits. Launched earlier this year, Field Day is rolling out a private beta version of its platform in January for a six-month trial run with a limited group of companies and nonprofits. Community Warehouse Photo).
Tech Republic Security
NOVEMBER 12, 2023
Research from Infoxchange indicates that poor cyber security practices in Australia’s not-for-profit sector are putting its donors’ and communities’ data at risk.
JANUARY 30, 2023
(Bigstock Photo) A wildlife research nonprofit backed by the Paul G. Home Range Wildlife Research is a nonprofit that conducts research, offers field training for biologists, and works with local communities to connect them with their landscape. The nonprofit has funding for four collars and is working to raise more, Vanbianchi said.
JANUARY 5, 2018
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JANUARY 23, 2021
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. For many nonprofits, it’s not a lack of willingness to modernize, it’s simply not knowing where to start.”
MAY 11, 2023
The nonprofit film and education organization SIFF acquired the Cinerama from the estate of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, ending more than three years of uncertainty for the historic downtown Seattle movie theater. GeekWire File Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Seattle film lovers got their Hollywood ending.
NOVEMBER 22, 2019
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 / September 12, 2019. You May Also Like.
OCTOBER 15, 2021
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. But now that the streets are largely emptied of protestors and marches, some are left wondering what has changed.
APRIL 21, 2023
Huzar this year launched StuffTV , a nonprofit producing videos that delve into the climate change impacts of the goods we buy and toss out, and steps we can take to reduce the damage from runaway consumption. But what does it really mean?
NOVEMBER 29, 2020
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 Photo courtesy of Katie G.
NOVEMBER 22, 2021
As the values of Bitcoin and Ether are hovering near record highs, America’s nonprofits are in the peak months of their annual fundraising. 501 Commons, the nonprofit that organizes GivingTuesday and GiveBIG events in Washington, said few nonprofits in the state are directly accepting crypto at this point.
MARCH 8, 2021
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. Photo courtesy of Deena Pierott).
NOVEMBER 12, 2021
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).
OCTOBER 11, 2020
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. Most of the Audere team, gathered together in pre-COVID times.
MARCH 30, 2021
McGovern Foundation will merge to launch an initiative to promote nonprofits' adoption of AI. The Cloudera Foundation and Patrick J. Read More.
DECEMBER 7, 2020
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. Photo illustration by Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images.
FEBRUARY 5, 2022
Fourteen years later, the nonprofit Seattle startup is doing great. The nonprofit has scored endorsements from celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres, Ashton Kutcher, Jewel and Gayle King. Working at Cathey’s living room table, the two created TisBest, hustling to launch their nonprofit before the holidays. ”
SEPTEMBER 26, 2022
Patagonia made headlines recently when founder Yvon Chouinard transferred ownership of the company to its nonprofit, Holdfast Collective, and its trust, Patagonia Purpose Trust, as a commitment to living its purpose to “save our home planet.”
OCTOBER 19, 2021
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. Read more.
SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
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. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser). Angela Jones, former CEO of Washington STEM. Brian Wells Photo).
Social, Agile and Transformation
AUGUST 1, 2022
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.
JULY 15, 2023
Stevenson this week was named director of Sea.citi, a nonprofit that launched in 2018 and aims to help tech workers engage with civic issues. (WTIA Photo) Terrance Stevenson is bringing his passion for peace-building, community development, and innovation to the Seattle tech industry.
Data Center Knowledge
JUNE 4, 2014
The colocation deal is part of the process of restructuring VANIX as a nonprofit member-governed Internet exchange. colocation Cologix Connectivity Peering'
JUNE 25, 2020
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. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about registering your corporate team, pricing, sponsorship opportunities and other details.
AUGUST 22, 2020
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. Dungeons & Dragons dice come in odd shapes and sizes.
NOVEMBER 22, 2019
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. They will still have a corner in the office where all the paperwork is being stored.
MAY 15, 2021
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).
FEBRUARY 28, 2022
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. It’s no secret that there’s a housing crisis in the Seattle area. Bidding wars abound. Rents are up nearly 30% over last year.
NOVEMBER 20, 2023
Second, OpenAI was founded as a nonprofit. The rest of the profit — if there was any — would go back into OpenAI’s nonprofit. The company was still governed by a board of directors charged with carrying out that nonprofit mission, but the board was pretty much the only thing left of OpenAI’s nonprofit origins.
FEBRUARY 2, 2022
Senior researcher Alex Hanna, and software engineer Dylan Baker, will join Timnit Gebru’s nonprofit research institute, Distributed AI Research (DAIR). Two members of Google’s Ethical AI group have announced their departures from the company, according to a report from Bloomberg. Today's my last day at Google.
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
Josh Holland of Seattle Neighborhood Greenways on Rainier Avenue South in Seattle with one of the signs the nonprofit made calling attention to car-related fatalities. At right is a map showing all of the memorial sites around the city.
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