In November 2016, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service received Tech Impact's Technology Innovation Award in the Skills to Succeed & Workforce Development Category, sponsored by Accenture. MVLS received $7,500 in funding to expand their Client Legal Utility Engine (CLUE), a web platform that "scrapes" data from a public judiciary database and matches it against MVLS' clients' criminal records to identify any expungable charges.
We've followed up on their progress:
Q: Have you been able to expand CLUE services in Montgomery and Prince George’s County, as indicated in your application? How have your Technology Innovation Awards funds been used so far?
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.
Sometimes it’s hard for the public to wrap their heads around the world of nonprofits. Many people have questions about funding, donations, and even employment. How do we stay afloat? These are valid questions, but there are plenty of valid answers. Nonprofits get their funding from a variety of different sources, depending on the organization.
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.
ITWorks Delaware kicked off today in Wilmington, and we met with new student Morgan Dubicki to learn more about what she was doing prior to joining the program and where she hopes to be when she leaves. With two recent cross-country moves under her belt, Morgan is excited to get started on a new career in IT. Read on to learn more!
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.