Last month I joined an unusual group of techies gathered at Oxford for an Oxfam sponsored event that allowed us to get cracking at code to help with social problems like flood forecasting, fair-trade, and international aid transparency. Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) sponsored
We partner with NGOs around the world to deliver relationships, technology, and expertise that enhance their service to their communities. These partner NGOs customize our offerings, providing their beneficiaries with resources that combine the best of global knowledge and local perspective.
This global network of local communities empowers individuals to build and share their solutions to social challenges, identifying and accelerating the most innovative of those projects. With events in 44 cities around the world, NetSquared is a vibrant on- and offline community.
Perhaps the largest technology philanthropy program in the world, TechSoup.org connects nonprofit organizations and libraries to the resources and knowledge they need to operate at full potential. Visited by more than 193,000 individuals monthly, this online community is a place to build capacity, make connections, and share solutions.
In 2008, TechSoup Global was selected by the Council on Foundations to host and manage NGOsource, an equivalency determination service that will help U.S. grantmakers streamline their international grantmaking process. NGOsource launched on March 20, 2013.
We teamed up with U.K.-based GuideStar International (GSI) to improve our capacity-building programs for civil society. GSI works with civil society leaders worldwide to develop transparency and civil society organization reporting in their own countries. GSI supports this growing network through the provision of a shared common technology platform as well as advice and support in each country’s development process.