August 6, 2010

How to maximize your nonprofit’s impact with YouTube

by Jess Haswell

Charity: water’s “World Water Day” video contains a call to action starting at about 10 seconds in. By Jessica Haswell Socialbrite staff Nonprofits have long known that creating a YouTube channel can help tell your organization’s story. But did you know that YouTube offers a nonprofit program? YouTube’s program gives nonprofits a number of handy features to get your message … Continue reading

July 27, 2010

Support my birthday campaign on Jolkona!

by JD Lasica

Help enterprising Colombia youths running an Internet cafe Today is my birthday, and in the tradition of other social media strategists working in the nonprofit space like Beth Kanter (I wrote about her last birthday campaign in January) and Geoff Livingston, I’d like to ask your help in making the day special for some enterprising young people in Colombia. But … Continue reading

June 30, 2010

A mobile platform for human rights

by JD Lasica

Handheld human rights from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Co-director of Digital Democracy spells out how new platform can skirt government censorship One of the organizations I’ve been admiring from afar over the past year is Digital Democracy, which works with local partners to put information into the hands of people who need it most – those neglected, disenfranchised or abused … Continue reading

May 19, 2010

Behind the success of 10 top Causes

by kimbale

At the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, one of thousands of causes on Campaigns, timely updates, passionate supporters add up to move the needle By Kim Bale Socialbrite staff Lots of nonprofits and social change organizations have used Causes (formerly Facebook Causes) to raise funds and amplify their efforts, but the vast majority of them haven’t moved the needle much. So … Continue reading

May 7, 2010

Create a heartspace, help students in Tanzania

by Sloane Berrent Give your mom the gift of giving back According to the LA Times, this year Americans alone will spend $14.6 billion on Mother’s Day. Imagine if the gifts we gave made the world a better place for children and mamas everywhere. By now, hopefully your calendar, a Twitter post or all the Mother’s Day cards in the stores … Continue reading

April 1, 2010

10 mobile apps for social good

by kimbale

GoodGuide, Find Green, Give Work make Socialbrite’s Top 10 list By Kim Bale Socialbrite staff Mobile applications are flooding the market at a dizzying rate — more than 150,000 now for the iPhone and tens of thousands for Android and Blackberry. And it’s important to keep in mind that only 18 percent of the phones in the United States are … Continue reading