Austin, Texas, November 17, 2009 — Convio today announced the winners of its third annual Innovator Awards as revealed at a ceremony last night at the Convio Summit, the company’s annual conference where more than 650 nonprofit clients, partners and industry thought leaders gather as a community to share common experiences and effective strategies in email marketing, online fundraising, online marketing, social media and advocacy for nonprofits. The Innovator Awards recognize clients who have shown innovation and achievement through the use of Convio’s online fundraising and donor management software and services to better engage supporters to help fulfill their missions.
Mooresville, N.C., September 15, 2009 — At a time when schools are forced to slash budgets, cut staff and cancel programs, Lowe's and the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation announced today they are continuing their commitment to K-12 public education by dedicating more than $2.5 million in additional grants to schools and communities in the United States and Canada. The grants will be given to schools and non-profit organizations facing fundamental needs in difficult economic times.
OAKVILLE, ON, June 3, 2009 — Sheridan College closed off an ambitious
three-year fundraising campaign by smashing through its goal of $30 million
and raising $37 million for its campuses in Oakville and Brampton. The Student
Capital Campaign was launched in 2006 with the goal of raising funds to meet
the space and technology demands of Sheridan's growing student body.
The Centre for Social Innovation in connection with TechSoup Global, Microsoft Canada Co., and the Information Technology Association of Canada today launched the TechSoup Canada portal — offering Canadian non-profits access to technology donations.
CyberAlert, Inc., a worldwide media monitoring, press clipping and TV news monitoring service, today announced the 22 recipients of its 2009 Public Relations (PR) Grants to Not-for-Profit Organizations in the United States and Canada. Each grant is for one free year of online news monitoring service using CyberAlert® 4.0, which monitors 35,000+ online news sources worldwide in 25+ languages, and CyberAlert TV, which monitors all network and local news programs on local TV stations in the Top 100 U.S. markets.
August 30, 2005 By Abny Santicola Associate editor, FundRaising Success In his session, "New and Emerging Technologies for Fundraising," at the 2005 New York Nonprofit Conference at the Waldorf-Astoria two weeks ago, Mike Johnston, president of Ontario, Canada-based online fundraising consultancy HJC New Media, discussed the unique impact that last year's tsunami in Asia had on online giving, the changing face of online fundraising and some keys to online fundraising success. Many of the powerful new online fundraising techniques Johnston mentioned put the job of fundraising in the hands of supporters and donors. Some that have gained steam recently include: Social