All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nonprofit’

Google Showcases Government, Nonprofit & Business Maps With New Gallery

Google has launched a new Google Maps Gallery aimed at making mapping data from governments, nonprofits and businesses more accessible to the public. Organizations can share and publish their maps online via Google Maps Engine, and have them appear in the gallery. A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Maps included in the Gallery make it it seamless for citizens and stakeholders …

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Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner, Made A Lot Of Money In 2012

In news that should make opponents of the NFL even more furious, it has been revealed that Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the NFL, is pulling in money by the millions. People continue to criticize the league for the amount of money that it generates, and how it has become a spectacle for the viewers, while Goodell is now a …

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Saving Endangered Animals Discussed At Google

Peter Knights, Executive Director and co-founder of WildAid, recently participated in an “At Google” talk to discuss efforts to save endangered wildlife. Knights was interviewed by Diane Solinger, manager of GooglersGive, at the YouTube campus. Knight discusses how the organization turned to the advertising world to forward its initiative, and uses high quality public service announcements. “WildAid works to end …

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Google Launches Global Impact Awards

Google announced the launch of the Global Impact Awards today. These are designed to support organizations “using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges,” Google says. “From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA barcoding that stops wildlife trafficking, our first round of awards provides $23 million to seven organizations changing the world,” Google’s …

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People In Haiti Read #FirstWorldProblems Tweets

Ad Agency DDB New York has teamed up with nonprofit WATERisLIFE to take advantage of all those #FirstWorldProblems tweets and spread an actual message: Your “first world problem” aren’t problems. The effort has led to a bunch of videos of Haitian villagers reading aloud #FirstWorldProblems tweets, which the agency is then tweeting back at the authors of the tweets. This …

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YouTube Aims To Help Nonprofit Orgs

YouTube announced a big initiative on their blog today, structured to help nonprofits. Next Cause is aimed at using online video to help organizations involved in charitable projects around the world. From Youtube: We’re excited to share the latest addition to the Next Creator family of programs: YouTube Next Cause for nonprofits. YouTube Next Cause is designed to help organizations …

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ROAR Brings Affordable Mobile Apps to Churches And Nonprofits

Ever since Apple launched their App Store alongside the iPhone 3G in 2008, mobile apps have been an increasingly important platform for brands of all kinds. With the addition of similar app marketplaces for Android, Nokia, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone, it has become increasingly important for certain kinds of companies and organizations to have their own mobile apps. Unfortunately, though, …

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Wikimedia Foundation Breaks Record With Fundraising Campaign

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia, has wrapped up its annual fund raising campaign, breaking a record with $20 million raised from over a million donors in “nearly every country in the world”. It appears those big banners at the top of Wikipedia, which have been ridiculed a few times, have been a success. The ridicule was mostly over the …

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