WDC Fundraiser & Meeting, May 25, 2014

Please make plans to join members, friends, and the board of FROG in Washington DC May 24-25 for a a general meeting and a fundraiser. Fundraiser Sunday, May 25th, starting at 6 pm Local 16, 1602 U St NW, DC $5 drink specials for first hour 10% of net sales from bar donated to FROG […]


FROG Needs Your Help

Do you like to… Write or blog about Guyana, Peace Corps and/or related topics? Design websites? Coordinate fundraisers? Learn more about the history of Peace Corps Guyana? Network? Promote 3rd Goal opportunities? Research grants? Learn how Non-Profits work? How can you help? FROG is looking for individuals interested in participating in Board activities and/or volunteering […]


DC Fund Raiser

Come to our DC fund raiser!  This Thursday, November 12th at Garretts Restaurant and Railroad, 3003 M St, NW Georgetown, Washington, DC from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. There will be a raffle with great prizes, drink specials, good people, and great conversation.  A $5 donation is suggested at the door with all proceeds going […]


Playing for Change – Peace Through Music

Check out this totally awesome organization that is dedicated to connecting the world through music, by providing resources to musicians and their communities. Playing For Change created a documentary film series and are hosting a benefit concert soon. Their “Stand By Me” film show street performers all over the world performing this famous song. Proceeds […]


Monkey Vs Robot – My Weekly Idealist post

RFID and the Internet of Things RFID is a term you’re going to start hearing a lot more about, if you aren’t already familiar with it. What is RFID? Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. The technology requires some […]


Guyanese youth doing things right…

There is so much I learned from my years in Guyana, but the lesson which had it’s biggest impact on me – my life, my career – was that youth are absolutely vital to creating and sustaining positive change. Today I read an article from Starbroek News (online) that reminded me of this lesson: ——– […]


Friends fight for “forgotten” hostage and former Guyana volunteer

(via Friends of a motorcycle- loving computer consultant who was kidnapped with his bodyguards as he worked in Iraq’s finance ministry 18 months ago are launching a campaign to increase pressure for the men’s release. They say Peter Moore, 32, who took a lucrative job in Baghdad to pay off his student loan after […]

Roll your own nonprofit Reddit

Roll your own nonprofit Reddit

Most hard-core web users have either seen or used sites like Digg and Reddit at one time or another. These popular news aggregation services use the vote-to-promote model to push interesting user submitted links to the front of their pages. Users then vote on these submissions and the links with the most votes float to […]

Free job postings at for the month of June

Free job postings at for the month of June

You can read more about it here and here. Why a Free Month? So that anyone, anywhere can try Idealist at no cost. Usually, job postings on Idealist cost only $60, but this month we are inviting all nonprofit organizations, as well as vendors and consultants who serve the nonprofit sector, to post all their […]

Yahoo Pipes and Google Gears for Nonprofits

Yahoo Pipes and Google Gears for Nonprofits

Yahoo Pipes Pipes is a web service that allows users to easily build web-based applications from aggregated web feeds, web pages and other sources of content. The drag-and-drop user interface makes it dead simple to quickly create useful applications from various data sources. Some examples below: Content Keyword RSS This pipe will search news sources […]