The Summit focused on the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) — being addressed in high-level plenary sessions at UN Week during September 2010 and it celebrates the power and potential of new media to effect change.
See also: The Infographic on Charity & Technology. Be sure to browse the links below for ideas on fund raising.
- 10 Ways to Start a Fund for Social Good Online
These 10 tools can help you raise funds for anything from a local charity to a nationwide social good campaign, all through the power of the social web.
- 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good
Social media has radically altered the way non-profits and lone activists can effect change in the world. We spoke to the experts about their predictions for the future.
- 5 iPhone Apps to Help Fight Poverty
Busy lives make it hard to contribute sometimes, but these 5 apps make it easy to tap out some social good in your spare time.
- How Social Good Has Revolutionized Philanthropy
Social good is more than just taking donations. It’s completely re-shaped the way we think about the non-profit space. We spoke to some leading cause campaigners to understand the shift.
- Why Social Media Is a Game-Changer for Causes
Social media has conquered many obstacles for philanthropy. This editorial from the CEO of the non-profit (RED) looks at some of the ways it has helped contribute to the common good.
- How the Web Can be Harnessed for Social Good
The UN’s Millennial Development Goals were laid out before the rise of social media, but our online networks can help us reach them. Here are some examples.