Books
Foundations
Gifts & Giving
NonProfits
Public Commons
Social Ventures
Online
Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Online

Taking on the iPhone: 5,000 Sign Petition Protesting App Ban
By Tom Watson on December 13, 2010 | No Comment
Taking on the iPhone: 5,000 Sign Petition Protesting App Ban

When is an extra click and a “walled garden” software market bad for philanthropy? When it closes off easy access to mobile giving, according to online nonprofit activists. The last week has seen an interesting …

Activists Join Hands on the Sand to Protest Oil Policy
By Tom Watson on June 7, 2010 | No Comment
Activists Join Hands on the Sand to Protest Oil Policy

Mark June 26th on your calendars and hope for good beach weather – if you want to see a change in national energy policy, that is. That’s the day that the dream of a Florida …

Will Ed Norton Save Philanthropy? (Does Charlie Daniels Play a Mean Fiddle?)
By Tom Watson on May 19, 2010 | 4 Comments
Will Ed Norton Save Philanthropy? (Does Charlie Daniels Play a Mean Fiddle?)

With all the hoopla of a Hollywood release – but with some of the Gen X slacker style of its founder – actor Edward Norton’s Crowdrise launched this week, a much-hyped blend of social media …

Baseball Feels the Social Media Heat on Arizona’s Immigration Law
By Tom Watson on May 5, 2010 | 15 Comments
Baseball Feels the Social Media Heat on Arizona’s Immigration Law

Talk about a “flash cause.” The blowback over Arizona’s strict new anti-immigrant legislation is firing up protest on Facebook and Twitter – and the target of opportunity for activists is the country’s National Pastime. Online …

Facebook and Nonprofits: the Evolution Continues
By Tom Watson on April 26, 2010 | One Comment
Facebook and Nonprofits: the Evolution Continues

Facebook isn’t the kind of company to stand still – and sometimes its changes (especially to privacy settings and navigation) can drive its power users crazy. That includes nonprofits, which have raced to embrace the …

GlobalGiving Founder on Haiti: ‘When You’re Poor, Everything Becomes Harder to Recover From’
By Tom Watson on February 11, 2010 | No Comment
GlobalGiving Founder on Haiti: ‘When You’re Poor, Everything Becomes Harder to Recover From’

As the incredible depth of devastation in Haiti became apparent the first day, the response online grew rapidly. Haiti and various related topics trended all day on Twitter, blogs and websites were filled with links to nonprofits working in Haiti, and ubiquitous calls for cell phone text-to-give campaigns flooded the RSS streams. Like others, I turned to an online-based organization whose work I know and whose promise to get aid to those in need quickly and effectively I trusted.

CauseWired Alaskans Use Social Media to Pick, Click and Give to Charity
By Tom Watson on February 2, 2010 | No Comment
CauseWired Alaskans Use Social Media to Pick, Click and Give to Charity

Socially-conscious social media is working up north: Alaskans have taken to the Pick. Click. Give. campaign, which is leveraging platforms from Facebook and Twitter to YouTube and Causecast to draw attention to and explain the Permanent Fund Charitable Contributions Program.

Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti Suffering
By Susan Carey Dempsey on January 13, 2010 | No Comment

There is little good news out of Haiti today, as it continues to assess the damage and begin to help the survivors of the 7.0 earthquake that struck the impoverished nation yesterday. In an effort …

Social Networks for Good: Authenticity Matters
By Susan Carey Dempsey on December 11, 2009 | No Comment

Early communities on the web promoted more of a widespread free-for-all, an anonymous or pseudonymous experience; identities were free-flowing and indeed, much of the early online growth stemmed specifically from a user’s ability to guard …

Tags

#cgi2010 Allison Fine Barack Obama Beth Kanter Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Clinton Blogs Case Foundation CauseWired Change.org Changing Our World Clinton Global Initiative Corporate Social Responsibility Disasters DonorsChoose Facebook Facebook Causes Flash Causes Fundraising Fundraising Nightmares Giving Pledge GlobalGiving Haiti Hillary Clinton Kiva Lilya Wagner Mario Morino Millennials Non-profit organization Nonprofit NonProfits Philanthropy Planned Giving Politics Ron Paul Skoll Social Actions Social Media Susan Carey Dempsey Susan Raymond Ph.D Tom Watson Twitter United Nations Women YouTube

Blogroll

Philanthropy News

Sites We Like

Copyright

onPhilanthropy and DotOrgJobs are published by CauseWired Communications, LLC - copyright 1999-2011, all rights reserved.

Webmaster