FROG Needs Your Help

by In FROG, Guyana, Non-profit, Volunteering On

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… Read more »

DC Fund Raiser

by In FROG, Guyana, Non-profit, Peace Corps, RPCVs On

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… Read more »

Playing for Change – Peace Through Music

by In International Development, Non-profit, Philanthropy On

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… Read more »

Monkey Vs Robot – My Weekly Idealist post

by In Non-profit, Technology On

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… Read more »

Friends fight for “forgotten” hostage and former Guyana volunteer

by In International Development, Non-profit On

(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… Read more »

Roll your own nonprofit Reddit

by In Non-profit, Technology On

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… Read more »

Free job postings at for the month of June

by In Non-profit On

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… Read more »

Yahoo Pipes and Google Gears for Nonprofits

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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… Read more »