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Link Roundup 2/20

Facebook Goals: Measuring Your Way to Impact

Blog Post > Facebook Goals: Measuring Your Way to Impact Drew Bernard - February 19, 2014Author Biography Drew Bernard is on a mission to leverage the world's largest social network to make a better world.

Fundraising Tips - How to Target Businesses for Donations

119 Flares Twitter 84 Facebook 17 Google+ 4 LinkedIn 10 Pin It Share 0 StumbleUpon 1 119 Flares × The business community is an excellent source of funds for nonprofit organizations. Develop a strategy for asking for funds from businesses 1) Identify businesses in your community Get lists from your Chamber of Commerce.

Link Roundup 2/19

Listly List - Link Roundup 2/19 - Instead App, Everett Projects, Growing a meat alternative on Bangkok's rooftops, Finding Your Inner Civic Hacker, Agriculture Investment is Focus of New Equity Crowdfunding Platform, Generation Y: why young job seekers want more than money, Influence, Credibility, Effectiveness Measured in New Poll, Link

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Africa's untapped renewable energy

Africa's abundant renewable natural resources such as wind, sunshine and water could be used to improve energy security for the poor, particularly in rural areas that are off the electricity grid. But policies and financial aid are needed to encourage the development of new markets in clean energy.

How to Tell Your Story Effectively on Your Nonprofit's Blog

Telling your nonprofit's story via your blog can give you a real advantage when it comes to connecting with readers and turning readership into action. Put simply, telling your story helps raise awareness of your organization and your cause. Whether through donations, volunteering, or simply spreading the word about your organization, this awareness can make a big difference.

Four Lessons on the Fight against Poverty from Grameen Foundation

Toward the end of last year, Grameen Foundation shared its key lessons and resources for the fight against poverty. Provided below is a summary of those lessons - learnt and affirmed by the organisation and some additional details into the foundation's work and experiences.

Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

Four schools are leading the way on unleashing the potential of next-generation changemakers. "Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world," said the late Nelson Mandela. What can we do to develop a new generation of empowered and entrepreneurial leaders through our schools?

Stop Boring Folks with Your Nonprofit Website. Wake 'em Up with a Blog!

Keep telling yourself you need a better website to build greater awareness for your cause? You can certainly do this. But are you asking the more important question? Why the heck do you want greater awareness? And why would anyone want to be aware of you?

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook for Nonprofits

If your nonprofit is looking to add Facebook to your digital strategy, or if you just need some pointers, use this infographic or check out our recent blog post for help with everything you need to know about Facebook for nonprofits. Facebook for nonprofits works best as a community network.

Practical Visionary: Dorothy Everett video

The woman behind the newly endowed Dorothy E. Everett Chair for Global Information and Social Entrepreneurship and manger of the Everett Program, previously GIIP, at University of California at Santa Cruz. Directed, Produced, Edited by Sienna Thorgusen and Katie Roper

Why Should Nonprofits Take Advantage of the Mobile Web?

Businesses of all types have recognized mobile marketing as a vital element for future success, and as a result are creating entire campaigns within the mobile realm. Nonprofits can look at these strategies and draw parallels to their own marketing, recognizing areas in which they can update and improve.

Building ICT Capacity in Reproductive Health Orgs in Ethiopia

Jyesha Wren | Summer 2009 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia This summer, I was in Ethiopia working with the Institute of International Education's (IIE) Leadership Development for Mobilizing Reproductive Health (LDM) program. The LDM program focuses on building the capacity of grassroots community organizations working in the field of reproductive health by providing leadership and health-based trainings.

Strategic Philanthropy and the Risk of Certainty

Strategic philanthropy has produced many great results, but we must not be too rigid in our adherence to certain practices. The Value of Strategic Planning & Evaluation In this ongoing series of essays, practitioners, consultants, and academics explore the value of strategy and evaluation, as well as the limits and downsides of these practices.

3-D printing could offer savings on replica lab kit

Working replicas of expensive scientific equipment could be made for a fraction of conventional cost using cheap 3-D printers, possibly saving developing world labs thousands of dollars each time, says a researcher whose book on the subject was published this year.

Computer Instruction for Street Children

Dmitry Kogan | Fall 2008 | New Delhi, India Fellow Dmitry Kogan, arrived in New Delhi late June through the Education Abroad Program (EAP) in pursuit of a suitable infoactivism internship. After careful research and an intensive Hindi language program, Dmitry found Butterflies, an NGO whose aim is to empower street children with the skills and knowledge ...

Energizing Kayunga With Solar

Help meet the high demand for solar in the area with 40 more solar home systems Impact A $10,000 loan will help SolarNow sell 40 solar home systems that are 50W in capacity each. 30 will be sold to rural households and 10 will be sold to small businesses.