Monthly Archives: September 2010

MDGs – myth or reality for international development?

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that all 192 United Nations member states (and several international organizations) agreed to achieve by the year 2015. Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education … Continue reading

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what will become of the girl in the lime green dress?

You know that feeling when your heart sighs a little? I just read something that made me stop and think. About the randomness of success, about the tenacity of people in difficult situations. About how much is required for people … Continue reading

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Social media and philanthropy

Social media can help nonprofits to connect with new revenue streams by leveraging social networks. Listen to Ted Hart talking about the value of social media for new forms of philanthropy and social giving. listen here: or click here (at … Continue reading

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Get ready for online donations

Tips for getting your website ready for online donations … Clearly display your name, logo, mission Photos of people, action, not just buildings Make it easy for donors to get quick answers to questions Use encryption technology for sensitive info … Continue reading

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Before you start online fundraising … #sango10

Ted Hart, talking at the Sangonet conference “Fundraising in the Digital World” suggests that before you start trying to raise money, these basics must be in place: Informative website with good, unique, well written content – All the things that make … Continue reading

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