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Cisco is proud to sponsor the DoGooder Video Awards for the third year in a row. These awards recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good.

The submissions included a wide array of funny, moving, and informative videos that embraced strong storytelling to communicate important messages. It was a difficult task, but the DoGooder Team has chosen the finalists -- and now it’s up to the public to choose the winners.

CEDI Society Donates $5K to Winners of NYC "Battle of Boros" for Social Impact

Entrepreneur Matthew Henninger Gives Startups a Hand
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NEW YORK, January 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - MakeImpactNYC, a unique social good conference bringing together the NYC social impact economy, is pleased to announce that the CEDI Society, a civic engagement organization launching in early 2014, has offered a cash prize of $5,000 to the winners of the first-ever ‘Battle of the Boros’ social impact pitch competition.

Brands Harness the Power of the Ad to Tell Social Good Stories

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Corporate ads have long held the ability to make us laugh, cry or cheer, but the top ads of 2013 accomplished much more. They educated and inspired us around important social issues.

Companies Capture Consumers’ Hearts and Wallets with Holiday Cause Marketing

Almost three-quarters of Americans expect companies to support causes during the holiday season and will choose a gift that supports a cause over one that does not
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BOSTON, December 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday may be behind us, but with two weeks left in the holiday season, companies still need to find ways to attract the hearts and wallets of holiday shoppers. As holiday marketing reaches a crescendo, companies are turning to cause marketing to differentiate and prove their commitments to social and environmental issues. 

MakeImpactNYC Event Brings Together all of NYC for Good

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New York, December 4, 2013 /3BL Media / -  Announcing MakeImpactNYC 2014: Do Good in Your ‘Hood  the first-of-its kind “Five boroughs, one city, endless impact” event bringing together entrepreneurs and innovators from every part of New York City who are building a new social impact economy: New Yorkers who are improving the lives of their neighbors and communities through entrepreneurial solutions

Domestic Violence Victims Get New Option For Connecting To Help

Verizon donates $250,000 to help launch online chat service
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Austin, Texas,  Oct. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) announced today that visitors to TheHotline.org looking for information or help will now be able to chat live online with advocates thanks to a $250,000 donation from Verizon, through its HopeLine program. The organization also learned that it has the opportunity to receive an additional $250,000 in matching funds through a national wireless phone drive.

First Bi-directional API for Nonprofit Sector about to Launch

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By Perla Ni

Craig Newmark funds API to build user-generated nonprofit reviews into software

As founder of craigslist and craigconnects.org, I am always excited when I find and can fund technology for social good.  I wanted to tell you about my latest investment in greatnonprofits.org—a Yelp for nonprofits. 

Greatnonprofits.org has a robust website with over 170,000 peer-to-peer reviews on over 16,000 nonprofits.Greatnonprpofits.org is now building an API to embed these reviews into grants management and employee giving software and other programs so funders and grant makers can look holistically at their portfolios – incorporating the quantitative and qualitative data into decision making. To start, Greatnonprofits.org is partnering with Fluxx – a new grant management software with a lofty goal of bringing all donor management data into one place for better decision-making.

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By Perla Ni

Craig Newmark funds API to build user-generated nonprofit reviews into software

As founder of craigslist and craigconnects.org, I am always excited when I find and can fund technology for social good.  I wanted to tell you about my latest investment in greatnonprofits.org—a Yelp for nonprofits. 

Greatnonprofits.org has a robust website with over 170,000 peer-to-peer reviews on over 16,000 nonprofits.Greatnonprpofits.org is now building an API to embed these reviews into grants management and employee giving software and other programs so funders and grant makers can look holistically at their portfolios – incorporating the quantitative and qualitative data into decision making. To start, Greatnonprofits.org is partnering with Fluxx – a new grant management software with a lofty goal of bringing all donor management data into one place for better decision-making.

3 Ways The Internet of Everything Is Improving Our World

by Kathy Mulvany
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This blog was originally posted on Huffington Post.

Every day, we’re bombarded with seemingly unsolvable issues — health care crises, struggling schools, poverty, and climate change are just a few. These issues may at first seem too big for any of us to solve. But in today’s technology-driven world, we actually have more power than ever.

AIG Funds New Uniforms and Athletic Equipment for KIPP Philadelphia’s High School Sports Programs Through CBS EcoMedia

KIPP Philadelphia welcomes AIG to KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy to give an inspirational lecture to students prior to a Fall sports pep rally and youth rugby clinic
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PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – AIG has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its EducationAd advertising program to fund the addition of much-needed new uniforms and athletic equipment for the KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy’s football, basketball, track & field, and soccer teams.

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