Blog posts tagged with Technology
Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation leverages a venture capital philanthropy model to solve complex social issues. Christy Chin, Managing Partner at DRKF helps find, fund, and support early stage social entrepreneurs whose ideas have the potential to drive systems-level change.
Countless ideas are abandoned because entrepreneurs could not find the proper funding or mentorship to build their idea from a mere thought to a reality. June Sugiyama, director of Vodafone Americas Foundation, reports that this is where the philanthropic sector is well positioned to take risks, and can help fill the gap by providing grants to new social impact ideas and start-ups.
Technology is not something to be maintained. It is a constantly evolving toolkit of possibilities from which organizations can realize enormous benefits, but only if they can recognize that potential and invest accordingly. And that takes budgeting. Learn why having an IT budget is critical to nonprofit success.
Mobile giving is a particularly effective fundraising channel, because you’re meeting donors where they are, often through interfaces that they’re already familiar with using. In this article, we’ll cover 5 tips that can help your organization maximize its giving potential.
From TechSoup, 5 how-tos for nonprofits curious about using text messages to support their work.
It seems logical to ask tech companies to fund your technology project. Nearly all of them do philanthropy work, and there’s a good chance that they make or sell something you need. But as it turns out, your chances are slim.
Missed our panel on corporate philanthropy giving trends? Not to worry! We've got it on replay for you with a few interesting points marked for convenient viewing!
We were joined by:
Patty Nation, Director of Global Corporate and Community Engagement for Xilinx, Inc.
Cecily Joseph, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer, Symantec Corporation
and Juliana Deans, Manager of Corporate Responsibility, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
for an insider’s look at corporate philanthropy giving trends in Silicon Valley and the Greater Bay Area, particularly focusing on education funding trends.