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What’s Your Desert Island Tool?">What’s Your Desert Island Tool?

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Those working in nonprofits and other NGOs use a ton of software everyday. Just look at the New Tools coming into Social Source Commons! I’ll give you a nickel if you’ve heard of half of ’em. A NICKEL.48uyvzu45hr54tsxrhjs01k2bscctybn Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Tools for Social Changeuvf21hjvya53ma9wuoc4b6r1rgwans67Tools for Social Change">Tools for Social Change3ri6kmdqmuyyouiot4oz0tvp6d7oyq6rTools for Social Change

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Aspiration (mama org to Social Source Commons) is spending the week here in Detroit, MI for the 2010 United States Social Forum. USSF is a gathering place for activists, non-profits and people concerned with social justice and inequality in society. wzt0ju9100k9kzm2s9q8kduv6izqi2m5There’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsitku2felxuuaouof9yl6kreuvwlgkhvtToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsh19kyig171nz0iw52esdehwpq8bp1138Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.r3g70oczv1n03pbugthdznbrgca3ft2x Recently, Charise Van Liew of fuseDC put together a toolbox entitled Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations that was filled with tools that fuseDC recommends to, you guessed it, smaller nonprofits. fuseDC describes their organization as:fv03732dz8c94qnjllu3x8dojfh0r3ex […]

A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsymak9f8j1ybmriuyokrd1fmasnvw4i8tA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsqeiet3lgulo4lfjgwcxv775jse55kn10A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Embedded below is a toolbox that I put together on Social Source Commons of tools that I use when working on websites that Aspiration manages (Aspiration, Social Source Commons, SSC Blog & Answr). I wanted to show you how easy it is to create a narrative with a toolbox.l6ypjqtuxjf7tmdd43kxtl8yvhsslebw First […]

Tools to Mobilize Knowledgeqqr7lk1jmx31gdvarg8ntwjytb35x6seTools to Mobilize Knowledge">Tools to Mobilize Knowledgenl5p70jnlgxueq2tag6hetba2kmo8yflTools to Mobilize Knowledge

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.eydi9rbx7ccihb7waj931r3aqkit7gmc There is so much information related to social justice and nonprofit organizations floating around the internet just waiting to be plucked from research obscurity and be used by an organization that can affect real lives. […]

Digital Asset Management Platforms6jfn970jaghbhxnyj89t42lhani495i6Digital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformssba2pk7oqkatxiep6e9buivzwhi64u3mDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebesto11w4f72gfvzjq7hdyvxopt9eel0fa8t First of all, if you aren’t receiving the NTEN Discuss newsletter as a nonprofit techie, then you should get on that asap. Great conversations and resources from people that know exactly what it’s like to be the accidental techie at a nonprofit organization. […]

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(English → Français) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAl11yy6ex8gno037v6ihghrm0335r4pkg We here at Social Source Commons Blog recently got an email asking us to reconsider our use of reCaptcha for spam management on our blog. reCAPTCHA is a tool that uses the CAPTCHA technique to verify that the person requesting to interact with the site (post […]

Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)h7xyeoc8wmd55uwgx6vt98q4ukau4pvcBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)zf47b9woou7c0056r5li3i808f153s4sBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: One thing that I’m interested in (along with 90% of the nonprofit world) is the connection and potential return on investment between social media and the organization. A few great blog posts have been floating around out there that I thought I should share for those of you looking into […]

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(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechaserflfszqy8h68zdtvh7knynlpkm9581yo6 Recently, I was talking to a few members of a nonprofit who were frustrated with their higher-ups who were pushing major projects on Facebook without having a clear understanding of what they were using Facebook for in the first place. Somewhat ironically, by posting the question […]

2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit5e64ws4917x38fq74rt19is5utowfpla2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit">2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summitkrkn083v1qrxotyq6ravvg3032qfrh912009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: This past week, Aspiration put on the 2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit in Oakland, CA. It was pretty incredible. 80+ people involved in social change, nonprofit tech and software development coming to one place to not just listen to a couple of keynoters speak, but to listen to each other. […]

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