In This Issue… Nonprofits are continually exploring new ways to engage with donors, volunteers and board members through social media channels. With the ever-changing landscape and the move towards mobility devices such as phones and tablets, communications and fundraising strategies need to be constantly revisited and refined. This month, we feature: Part 2 of an interview series with Heather Mansfield, Principal Blogger at Nonprofit Tech for Good; best practices about how to get the most out of Twitter; and examples of nonprofits that are using social media effectively. Read on and get social!Insights into the Social Media LandscapeNonprofits in Asia Pacific can avoid some of the mistakes that US-based nonprofits have made. Watch Heather’s interview for more insights, and take a look at the research that’s been published about the move to mobile.Nonprofits’ Use of Social Media in Asia Pacific: Interview with Heather Mansfield, Part 2 of 3Online Charitable Donations Increased 14% in 2013Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Must Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2014Tips & TricksUseful tips to help your nonprofit get the most out of social media.How’d You Do That? Staying Productive While Using TwitterHow To: Add Text to Images Using Windows 8 App FotorThe Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising SuccessNonprofits on Social MediaHear stories about how nonprofits are using social media channels and the outcomes they’ve seen as a result.Ex-Domestic Worker Creates Social Network to Help Abused WorkersUNICEF raises $18K via SMS for Philippines Typhoon Relief11 Responsively Designed Nonprofit Websites to Study and Learn FromInterested in reading these articles in another language?Try Bing Translator: www.microsofttranslator.comAttendMicrosoft Tech4Good EventsNGO Connection DayThailandDate: 28 May, 2014Location: BangkokContact: Supahrat JuramongkolMalayisaDate: 4 June, 2014Location: Kuala LumpurContact: Mandeep KaurWebinar Series15 Useful Social Media Tips and Tricks for NonprofitsDate: 26 June, 2014Time: 10.00am SGTRegister nowClick here to check the time in your regionFor more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.Do you know about a technology-focused event in your area that would benefit your nonprofit peers? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
In This Issue… It’s important for your nonprofit’s employees, volunteers, funders and board members to work together easily and productively, yet how can they do so from multiple locations? This month, we focus on collaboration tools, how technology can make it easier to work on documents, organise them in a meaningful way, share them with the right people—and how to do these from wherever you happen to be, not just at your desk in the office. During the webinar on 17 April, you’ll be able to see many of these tools in action, so we hope you’ll join us!Better Online CollaborationOrganisations can save a lot of time if they share, save and work collaboratively by using the right tools and committing to the right technology.4 Tech Solutions to Better Collaboration for NonprofitsReduce Travel with Online CollaborationCollaboration SolutionsAs the saying goes, work is what you do, not a place you go to. Learn more about the technology that enables you to do your work regardless of where you are located.Discover SharePointMicrosoft SharePoint for Nonprofits (video)Office Powered by OneDrive. Everywhere.What is Microsoft Lync 2013 and How to Use It for Online MeetingsThis Is How They Do ItRead about how nonprofits have used collaboration tools to enable productivity in their own organisations.TechSoup Global Enhances Communications with SkypeYCAB Foundation Fosters Effective Collaboration with SharePoint OnlinePhilippine Nonprofit Builds for Future with Enhanced Technology CapabilitiesInterested in reading these articles in another language?Try Bing Translator: www.microsofttranslator.comAttendMicrosoft Tech4Good EventsNGO Connection DayIndonesiaDate: April 2014Location: JakartaContact: Esther SianiparMalayisaDate: June 4, 2014Location: Kuala LumpurContact: Mandeep KaurCloud RoadshowNew ZealandDate: 12-30 May 2014Location: Hamilton, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, DunedinContact: Belinda GormanWebinar SeriesOnline Collaboration with Microsoft ToolsDate: April 17, 2014Time: 12pm (Singapore Time)Register nowClick here to check the time in your regionFor more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.Do you know about a technology-focused event in your area that would benefit your nonprofit peers? Let us know by emailing email@example.com
In This Issue… Youth today live in an uber-connected world. Whether it’s texting on a mobile phone, using a computer at school or gaming with friends, technology is inextricably woven into young people’s lives. For nonprofits to remain relevant in their programmes, services or advocacy targeting youth, technology is a crucial component. This month, we share stories about the ingenious use of technology in outreach activities and other social initiatives targeted to youth.
Youth & TechThe young people featured in these articles have embraced technology to achieve their dreams, help their nonprofits or power their businesses.
Music and Technology—Passion Meets Solution in the Philippines
Extraordinary Youth Building EPIC Homes
Why I Teach Kids to Code
The Village Entrepreneur and HeroNonprofits, Youth & TechRead about the resources available to support nonprofits that are reaching out to young people. The links also provide a good look at how nonprofits are using tech in their programmes or operations to enhance their outreach to youth.
Microsoft YouthSpark Hub
YCAB Foundation Fosters Effective Collaboration with SharePoint Online
Computers, Snakes & Rocking the Northern Territory's Indigenous Youth
Kids Help PhoneYouth Solving Problems Through TechMicrosoft Imagine Cup brings student teams from all over the world together to build a better tomorrow. Through their groundbreaking technology projects in fields such as health, education and the environment, these students have shown us new ways to think and to change. The projects, based on a participatory approach, are direct answers for the needs that nonprofits have identified for themselves. Read on to find out more about their great solutions.
Microsoft Imagine Cup Winners Aim to Ease Hunger and Poverty in Australia
Prototype Device Determines Blood Type in 5 Minutes
Meet Team Pathfinders – Winner of Imagine Cup 2013 India FinalsInterested in reading these articles in another language?Try Bing Translator: www.microsofttranslator.comAttendMicrosoft Tech4Good EventsNGO Connection DayDate: 12 Dec 2013Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Viet NamContact: Kim Loan NguyenNGO Connection DayDate: Jan 2014Location: Manila, PhilippinesContact: Cheryll SeldaWebinar SeriesYouth & TechDate: 12 Dec 2013Time: 12pm (Singapore Time)Register nowClick here to check the time in your regionFor more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.Do you know about a technology-focused event in your area that would benefit your nonprofit peers? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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