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18.08.2020

Lessons Learned from Social Media Campaigns Led by Youth

20 young leaders have just finished an initial round of social media campaigns responding to the growing trend of radical and/or extreme behaviour in young people in France, Greece and Poland. Game Changer project participants shared with us their lessons learned contributing to the Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism  space. Game Changer is an international project funded by […]

23.06.2020

Open Data Services for Citizens

Would you like to know everything about public schools in your city from one place? Would you like to monitor the ecological situation in your city online? From now on it is possible in two Ukrainian cities – Lutsk and Kolomyja – participants of our open data project Apps4Cities Ukraine/Дані міст. With the support of […]

06.04.2020

Resources for Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

In difficult times, the world turns to civil society for support. At TechSoup, we’re committed to equipping your nonprofit with the technology resources you need to meet your mission, serve your community, and support your staff. Not a member? Join TechSoup today for free. Virtual Workshop: Managing the Impact of COVID-19 on Nonprofits Tools & Tips […]

03.04.2020

Digital Marketing in a Time of Fire

How can we ensure that our online presence is achieving simply more than likes and followers? What about times of “fire”, when the normal day is disrupted and timelines, forums, inboxes are filled with content? How can we create an online presence that can lead a safe way out of the fire for our followers, […]

26.03.2020

Vertical Storytelling for Activists

Have you ever thought about Tik Tok as your new social media channel? If not, you should definitely watch this webinar! The vertical format is not just something that kids use, not something to fear or underestimate. The vertical format is how most of us consume social media those days and being able to use […]

18.03.2020

Pivoting to Remote Work — COVID-19 Response Course Track for Nonprofits

To continue serving your community during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find the need to quickly transition to remote work. To help you, TechSoup created a free track of courses to provide information and tools as you make this transition. This track will help nonprofits lay the groundwork for successful remote office environments. You’ll learn […]

10.03.2020

One Year into Changing the Game

Game Changer is nearly one year under way and we are finally starting to see the fruits of our labour both in our tools as well as the work being done by our aspiring young leaders – Ambassadors of Change (AoC). Check out their social campaigns! The Idea Game Changer is an international project funded […]

06.03.2020

Social Media Trends 2020

Social media are continually evolving; their growth, development, and integrations are predicted to continue. It’s necessary to keep up with this evolution, follow the trends, and stay on top of our audience’s information needs. We can expect the further development of social networks with the so-called social graph, and without it, like messenger apps, discussion […]

25.02.2020

Making Videos that Spread

By 2021, 82 per cent of global internet traffic will be video content. It takes the human brain 13 milliseconds to process an image – enough time to read one-third of the first letter in this paragraph. Yet most NGO’s don’t think of internet videos as a primary means of spreading their message. You’re probably […]

24.01.2019

Watch, Listen, and Learn

Activists and NGOs need to spread the word about their mission, engage new supporters, and fundraise in more ways. Learn with us how to do it! Story of Elena Calistru and her organisation Funky Citizens from Romania proves that the shrinking civic space in CEE is not just a theoretical issue. Activists, who got into their work to fight […]

30.04.2018

Moonsheep – Tool that Helps Digitize Massive Collections of Documents

Got stacks of documents and crowd to help out digitize them? Moonsheep digitizes massive collections of documents into structured data through crowdsourcing and cutting-edge technology. MPs in Hungary are hiding their assets in scanned PDFs preventing the data from being analysed. By using Moonsheep, K-Monitor, Hungarian anti-corruption grass root NGO, showed that data liberation is […]

17.11.2016

Germany: Free know-how for nonprofits

What started in 2012 as a pilot project with online training courses for IT products now counts the 10,000th participant: The free webinars of Stifter-helfen.net – IT for non-profits are targeted specifically at charitable organizations and have developed from a pilot project into a cornerstone of the portal’s know-how offering of its own. Read about […]

25.10.2016

Don’t Ruin Your Weekend with Homework. Advices for Civic Activists

Hackathons are a great way to collaborate with a team of various talents to achieve a specific goal. They are not marathons, but rather sprints: 48 or—in this regard—16 hours to come up with a working  prototype is not that much. Thus, in order to win, you need to know where and how you are […]

25.10.2016

Hackathon – What Is It and Is It Worth Organizing?

Do you want to plan and hold a hackathon? Find out what it is, what is the purpose hidden behind it and what are the best solutions for an organization to carry it out. A hackathon (hack-a-thon) may be defined as a manner of work that is strongly connected with new technologies. “A programing sprint […]

25.10.2016

How to Organize a Hackathon

Do you want to organize a hackathon? You are certain that this form is the best answer to your needs and, moreover, you have already chosen its form, e.g. a workshop or a competition? Check what you already know, what you still do not know and how much time you need. Let’s go through the […]

 
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