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Data for Good Exchange September 25th 2016 Registration Open

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On Sunday September 25th 2016, we will reconvene to strengthen our community and further these aims. The overall theme for this year’s edition will be “better governance” or how data science can be applied to solve public interest problems.

Nonprofit Spark MicroGrants Works to Help Communities Help Themselves with NetSuite

A software donation from NetSuite.org is enabling this nonprofit to streamline manual processes to grow
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In years past, the rainy season in Nasitsape, a community nestled in the mountains of eastern Uganda, often meant that residents were isolated from surrounding communities when the river became impassable. During these times, residents were often unable to leave the village to get to school, the health clinic and the market.

The Role of Technology in Corporate Giving

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Technology is empowering corporations to maximize the impact of their corporate giving and CSR efforts in the community. These days, your reputation in the community is very much tied to your bottom line, so there couldn’t be a better time to ask yourself: am I utilizing technology to its fullest in my CSR efforts? Watch the short video and hear how technology lets one company focus more time on strategy and measuring their “return on investment in social and business objectives.”

Sappi North America Opens 2016 ‘Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

17th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
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BOSTON, June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced its call for 2016 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to show the world how design, specifically print, can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

The Living Progress Challenge Proposal Phase is Complete—and the Winners are:

by Christopher Wellise, Director of Strategic Initiatives for HPE Living Progress
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Visionary. Practical. Audacious. Insightful.

The 20 winners of the Proposal Phase of the Living Progress Challenge are all these things and more. Each of them has the potential to positively impact lives.

FOX Sports Supports and National Geographic honored as leaders in social responsibility on television

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At the Second Annual Social Good Awards Breakfast in New York City, Cynopsis Media recognized FOX Sports Supports as this year's "Social Good Shining Star," while awarding several honorable mentions to programming at National Geographic. The April 7th event honored the television industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives, for which 21st Century Fox brands received seven nominations.

FOX Sports, National Geographic Channels Nominated for Cynopsis Social Good Awards

Awards honor the entertainment industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives
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FOX Sports and the National Geographic Channels are among the nominees for the Second Annual Cynopsis Social Good Awards, which honor the entertainment industry’s outstanding social responsibility initiatives. The winners will be announced at the Social Good Awards Breakfast on Thursday, April 7, in New York City.

The nominations for 21st Century Fox businesses include the following:

That Grantmaker Plays a Mean Bass Guitar

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My only disappointment was that they didn’t smash a guitar.

Actually, looking back, I’m glad they didn’t. That would have been wasteful, and such destructive behavior really wasn’t as “cool” in their later years. The Who could still put on an incredible concert though.

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