OpenDataVote enables nonprofits to nominate data sets to support their mission while the public votes for the data sets they believe the government should release. Winning nonprofits will receive cash prizes of $4,000, $2,000 & $1,000. You need to hurry as the deadline to submit data sets is March 31st. Below is all the details you need to know.
The Save the Rhino International (SRI) is a UK registered charity. Their vision is for a world where all five rhino species can thrive in the wild for future generations. Salesforce for Nonprofits allows SRI to collaborate with partners supporting endangered rhinos in Africa and Asia. Salesforce for Nonprofits connects your entire nonprofit— your partners, supporters, employees, and programs— so you can; deliver better programs, services and positive change.
For nonprofits data visualization and infographics can tell a compelling story about your impact that motivates your audience (donors, board members, volunteers, etc.) to take action and support your mission. Below are some tips to illustrate your data in an attractive, easily digestible format using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
SOS Children’s Villages International works in 135 countries to care for children in need as well as support their families and communities. As the Syrian refugee crisis stretches on, SOS uses the Microsoft's cloud solutions to help respond to the overwhelming need in the Middle East and Europe.
If you need to collaborate with multiple people to create a presentation, Google slides is a great tool to use. If you already have a Google account in three steps you can be collaborating with your entire team via the cloud. Simply go to Google.com, click in the top right corner on the "Apps" button and click "Slides". Then click new presentation, to share with other members of your team. Click in the top right corner "Share" add their email and there you have it! Below are some tips to take your Google Slides from ordinary to extraordinary.
LinkedIn for Nonprofits helps you find the employees, donors, board members, and volunteers you need to make an impact. Below is a how to guide on building your page, growing your network, finding groups, and increasing fundraising.
For most nonprofits, the availability of excess financial resources are scarce. On the surface, it may seem like an afterthought that investing in technology is the best way to allocate resources. Especially when using that using that money could go to directly serving your mission. But transitioning to the cloud allows your team to become more flexible, efficient, and collaborative. Did we also mention that we ensure that nonprofits receive every software and product discount available. Remember that opportunity loss is a cost of not implementing technology as well. Successfully integrating into the cloud, saves time and service maintenance too, and has been shown to reduce costs by up to 50%. Below are things to keep in mind when transitioning to the cloud.
New updates to Editor, security and compliance capabilities, and Quickstarter highlight February's updates to Microsoft's Office 365. Below is everything your nonprofit needs to know to take advantage of these new features.