Friday, October 30, 2009
North Carolinians to be featured on TV philanthropy special : published at CarolinaNewswire.com - Stay on top of the day's business & technology news
North Carolinians to be featured on TV philanthropy special : published at CarolinaNewswire.com - Stay on top of the day's business & technology news: "On November 9, 2009, a new documentary called North Carolina Giving: Philanthropy Across Cultures & Communities will premiere on UNC-TV from 10-11pm. North Carolina Giving, which features an introduction from Bill Friday and narration by Ambassador James Joseph, will travel across North Carolina, uncovering stories of “ordinary people changing lives in extraordinary ways.” (The trailer can be seen at www.ncgives.org/documentaries.)"
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF) Drives New Income for U.S. & Canadian Non-Profit Organizations During Holiday Peak Giving Season | Reuters
Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF) Drives New Income for U.S. & Canadian Non-Profit Organizations During Holiday Peak Giving Season | Reuters: "SEATTLE, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With constant news stories about the nation's non-profit organizations (NPOs) dealing with a double-blow of reduced income from donors and heightened demand for their services, the Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF) has rallied the top mobile service providers in the U.S. including Verizon Wireless and AT&T to help more than 350 charities by enabling trusted, simple and convenient donations directly from their mobile phones. In 18 short months, the MGF has generated more than a million U.S. dollars in donations for its 350 registered charities in the U.S., and recently launched the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada to support Canadian charities."
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Nonprofits Using Social Media to Engage and Share, Says Sage North America Survey | SYS-CON INDIA: "AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 10/28/09 -- Sage North America today announced the results of its recently conducted social media survey for nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada. One of the most interesting findings: 91% of respondents raise funds online, but only 58 percent of those nonprofits using social media cite fundraising as a goal for using it. 'Sharing our story,' building a community, public relations, and donor engagement/retention -- not raising funds -- were listed as the nonprofits' top reasons for engaging in social media."
Nonprofit Finance Fund and California's Largest Foundations Launch $6 Million Initiative to Bolster Los Angeles Nonprofits | SYS-CON CANADA
Nonprofit Finance Fund and California's Largest Foundations Launch $6 Million Initiative to Bolster Los Angeles Nonprofits | SYS-CON CANADA: "LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF), a national leader helping nonprofits strengthen their financial health, today announced that it is working with the California Community Foundation and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to launch a new 'Nonprofit Sustainability and Effectiveness Initiative' in Los Angeles."
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Amazon.com Customers Can Now Donate to Major Non-Profit Organizations Using Their Amazon Accounts | SYS-CON MEDIA
Amazon.com Customers Can Now Donate to Major Non-Profit Organizations Using Their Amazon Accounts | SYS-CON MEDIA: "Amazon Payments, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that leading nonprofit organizations are accepting Amazon Payments just in time for holiday giving, making it just as easy to donate to your favorite charity as it is to shop on Amazon. Organizations such as American Red Cross, UNICEF, Greenpeace, Nature Conservancy, Feeding America, Heifer International, Autism Society of America, International Federation for Animal Welfare, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way of King County now allow Amazon customers to make donations quickly and securely using information from their Amazon.com account. Customers can visit www.amazon.com/holidaygiving from now through January 10, 2009 to learn more about “Holiday Giving with Amazon Payments.”"