All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nonprofits’

Ron Burgundy Gives You Top 10 Reasons To Hang Out With Him

Will Ferrell has a new Ron Burgundy video out encouraging viewers to support 826LA (a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with creative and expository writing skills), giving them a chance to win an opportunity to join him and his Anchorman co-stars Steve Carell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, and Jack Black for a live, …

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Google Spends $14.5 Million To Fight Human Trafficking

Google announced today that it is contributing $3 million to Polaris Project, Liberty Asia, and La Strada International as a “Global Impact Award” for fighting human trafficking. This amounts to a total of $14.5 million from the company for this cause, after some grants it gave in 2011. Google’s Jared Cohen and Jacquelline Fuller write in a joint blog post: …

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Google Makes Apps For Nonprofits Free To All

Google announced that Google Apps for Nonprofits is now free for all nonprofits. Before, the free version was only available for nonprofits with less than 3,000 users. “Now, whether your nonprofit is 10 people or 10,000, you are eligible to start using Gmail, Calendar, Drive and more,” says Katie Kellogg with the Google for Nonprofits team. “Google Apps for Nonprofits …

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Google Provides Millions To Orgs For Internet Access In Emerging Markets

Google announced today that its philanthropic arm, Google.org, is making new investments to improve Internet access in emerging markets. For one, it is providing $3.1 million to the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) to help get local network engineering expertise to universities and national research & education networks in Sub-Saharan Africa. “Through labs and a train-the-trainers program, NSRC will provide …

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YouTube Launches New Campaigns Tool for Nonprofits

It’s campaign season, and YouTube has been an integral part of that by streaming the conventions and debates live on their Elections Hub. Now, they’re turning to another type of campaign. YouTube has just launched another tool to help the nonprofit organizations enrolled in their YouTube Nonprofit program. Now, YouTube wants to give channel owners a “digital thermometer” for their …

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Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options

Reddit announced a pair of new tools for reddit-related fundraising today. One of the tools has already seen a bit of action, and the other is totally new. “For a while now, we’ve been trying to help encourage some additional tools for redditors to be able to collectively raise funds,” says erik [hueypriest] on the reddit blog. “For nonprofit projects …

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YouTube Announces Next Cause Winners

Last month, YouTube unveiled their newest program in their “Next Creator” family, YouTube Next Causes. The goal is to ” help organizations that are already changing the world better use online video to drive action” – basically a how-to course on how online video can really expand the reach of a organization. YouTube asked for applications from nonprofits, which were …

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YouTube’s DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards Now Taking Submissions

Nonprofit organizations take note: YouTube and See3 Communications are now accepting submissions for the 2012 DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, an annual event to showcase and reward some of the best video work from nonprofits. The awards will honor nonprofits in four categories: Best Small Organization, Best Medium Organization, Best Large Organization, and Best Storytelling Video. The winner of each category …

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YouTube Nonprofit Program Gets Some Updates

YouTube announced some updates to its nonprofit program. One is “The Playbook Guide: YouTube for Good”. This is described as “a how-to resource specifically targeted at nonprofit organizations, with sections on how to create content, raise funds, connect with other community members and more.” The donate button has also been made more prominent. “Nonprofits are an important part of the …

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