There is a misconception that creating a mobile app is not viable for the philanthropy sector. We learned, from a fantastic open dialogue on the TechSoup forum on Mobile App vs. Mobile Web (sparked by @inot4profit Twitter discussion), that there are 3 main reasons people don’t feel mobile apps are accessible:
This is the first post in a series of roundups nf the latest in mobile technology for social change. This post is a digest of interesting international NPTech stories on mobile technology from around the world. Find below links to stories that explore how mobile is being used to document atrocities, Beth Kanter and John Haydon explain how and when nonprofits should invest in mobile and we put a spotlight on UK’s effort towards blending mobile, social entrepreneurship and civil society.
Last Saturday, we hosted a day-long Hack 4 Good at the TechSoup Global headquarters in San Francisco. Inspired by the Social Good Summit and Hackathon that took place the same day in New York City, the Saturday Hack 4 Good brought together community leaders and developers interested in the potential of building apps 4 youth. The event was made possible through the generous support of Microsoft and its Transforming Communities grant.
For those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, we’d like to share news of a very special event happening this Saturday at the TechSoup Global headquarters.
Inspired by the Social Good Summit and Hackathon beginning the same day in New York City, the Saturday Hack 4 Good will bring together community leaders and developers interested in the potential of building apps 4 youth.