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Link Roundup 3/1

Foundations Pledge $200 Million to Expand Opportunity for Young Men of Color

Ten foundations have announced that they will invest at least $200 million over five years as part of My Brother's Keeper, a White House initiative to expand opportunity for boys and young men of color. Each of the ten foundations - the California Endowment, Atlantic and Bloomberg philanthropies, and the Annie E.

Reasons Why Your Donor Database Should Be Used By Multiple Employees

Steven Shattuck is VP of Marketing at Bloomerang. As a HubSpot Certified inbound marketer, he is a contributor to Nonprofit Hub, National Council of Nonprofits, Ragan, Social Media Today, Search Engine Journal, The Build Network, HubSpot, Content Marketing Institute and Business2Community.

Tech Seminars with the I Have a Dream Foundation

Taylor Ikemiya | Summer 2013 | Los Angeles Over Summer 2013, I partnered with "I Have a Dream" Foundation-Los Angeles (IHADLA) and implemented a technology class for their Summer Program. IHADLA is a non-profit that works with underserved and underrepresented students within Los Angeles County to provide their Dreamers, the students they serve, with enriching ...

Social media's 'law' of short messages

In the last year or two, you may have had some moments - during elections, sporting events, or weather incidents - when you found yourself sending out a flurry of messages on social media sites such as Twitter. You are not alone, of course: Such events generate a huge volume of social-media activity.

The Solutions Set: six must-read stories from the last month | Dowser

Here at Solutions Set, we search out exceptional "solutions journalism": rigorously reported stories describing what works, what's being tried, and what failed regarding tough social issues. Community development, poverty, education, economic justice - take your pick. We know these problems are solvable, and it is our mission to seek out the solutions.

Assessing Funders' Performance: Five Easy Tools

Measuring impact is so tough that many funders give up, but there are some insightful and actionable tools for funders that aren't daunting. When I was a charity CEO, we approached a family foundation. There was no formal application process.

[VIDEO] Nonprofits: Don't Wing It With Social Media

We've entered a new era in nonprofit marketing. If you've dipped your toe in the social media waters, do you wonder why you aren't reaching more people or raising more dollars? If you haven't yet begun, have you considered what social media marketing might do to help you reach - or not reach - your goals?

Welcome to our 2014 Festival!

Watsonville Film Festival 2014 Program Join us for 3 days for films, performances, and more! Check out the film lineup and stay tuned for a more updated program. We need individual volunteers! If you'd like to help set up on the days of the festival, or help us publicize the festival in exchange for free admission, please fill out the volunteer form.

The Non-Profit Marketing Blog

Fri, February 28 2014 Director of Content Strategy, Network for Good Filed under: Marketing essentials * Next week, we have a treat for nonprofit fundraisers and communicators alike. Taylor Corrado, Nonprofit Marketing Manager of HubSpot will join us for a free webinar to talk about the ins and outs of great content for nonprofits.

Mobile mast vaccine storage project wins global prize

An organisation that uses surplus energy from mobile phone masts to refrigerate vaccines in remote areas was named as the Best Mobile Health Product or Service at the Global Mobile Awards this week (25 February). Judges called the idea "simple, extraordinarily clever and truly innovative" at the awards, which took place at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

The rise of the young social entrepreneur

Speaking exclusive to the Information Daily, Development Manager for Youth at Live Unltd, Adam Bradford, believes young people have a very strong social conscience and so their appetite to start up a social enterprise is "huge". Speaking on the availability of loans for start-up businesses, Bradford argues that some enterprises are simply "not quite ready" for what a bank needs to see.

Link Roundup 2/28

Listly List - Link Roundup 2/28 - Ten digital social innovators to watch, 28 Time-Saving Facebook Marketing Tips [INFOGRAPHIC] -, Viral Marketing For Nonprofits: 5 Best Emotions To Leverage, Ankur Capital breaks into India's impact investing scene with 3 investments, Landing, It's Not What You Know, It's How You Learn,

Preserving Natural Resources and Improving Local Infrastructure

Gail Chadwin | Summer/Fall 2006 | Chalatenango, El Salvador GIIP fellow Gail Chadwin spent Summer and Fall quarter in Chalatenango, El Salvador, helping a local NGO preserve natural resources and improve the local infrastructure and economy. Working with the Intermunicipal Technical Unit (UTI) of the Association of Municipalities Mancomunidad La MontaƱona (MLM), Gail's project focused on enhancing ...

Fundraising Is Fundamental (If Not Always Fun)

Overcoming a reluctance to ask people for money is a crucial step that every nonprofit leader must make. Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management A six-part series on the timeless principles of leading, sustaining, and expanding a nonprofit organization. To scale up, a nonprofit organization of course needs money. There's never enough of it.