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Microsoft Launches Accessibility Accelerator

Microsoft has launched the Accessibility Nonprofit Tech Accelerator, to help disability focused nonprofits get technology and grants, reports Microsoft.

As someone born with a complex mobility disability, I have personally experienced the profound impact of services offered by nonprofit organizations throughout my life.


Using Tech to Help Nonprofit Data Collection

Wetlands Watch is using technology to help with data collection, reports Virginia Mercury. 

Digital technology has become an integral part of everyday life, whether through the use of phones, smart watches, drones or more obscure apps found in the depths of the internet.


Nonprofit Uses Zillow to Help Homeless

Seattle’s nonprofit Housing Connector is working with Zillow to help the homeless find housing, reports Como News. 

As government agencies forge ahead confronting the region's homeless crisis, a unique partnership with the private sector is finding its own success getting people off the streets.


Nonprofits Hands Out Coding Scholarships

According to CPR, a New Have nonprofit is providing scholarships to students interested in learning how to code.

Local high school students who are interested in learning how to code will get a chance through District Arts and Education, a New Haven-based nonprofit organization that provides immersive tech programs.


Disney Awards Grants for STEM

Disney is awarding $1 million in grants to STEM programs, reports The Walt Disney Company.

In honor of the November 11 theatrical debut of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Disney is hosting community screenings of the film across the country and awarding $1 million in grants to nonprofits providing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and arts education to young people from historically underrepresented communities


Helping Vets Adjust

A Maine nonprofit is helping U.S troops transition back to civilian life with technology, reports News Center Maine.

Afghan Special Operations who worked alongside U.S. troops during the war in Afghanistan are getting help transitioning to life in the states through a nonprofit based in Waterville.


Digitally Mature Nonprofits Thrive

According to ZD Net, nonprofits that are digitally mature have a better chance of exceeding their organizational goals. 

Digitally mature nonprofits exceed their organizational goals, including 4X more likely to have exceeded mission goals


SaaS Platform Relisia Funded

According to Business Wire, Resila closed an additional round of funding, which will help them increase their nonprofit capacity.

SaaS platform Resilia today announced that it has closed $35M in a history-making series B round to further help nonprofits increase their day-to-day capacity and funders scale impact through resources that extend beyond just a monetary grant


Simulation Plus Gives to Girls Who Code

Simulation Plus celebrates 25 years by donating to Girls Who Code, reports Yahoo Business. 

Simulations Plus today announced its final donation in celebration of 25 years in business.


Using Blockchain and Crypto to Help Kids

According to KVUE, nonprofit Upbring is using blockchain and cryptocurrency to help children in need.

One local nonprofit is using newer technology to help address an age-old problem. Upbring is an Austin-based nonprofit that serves more than 11,000 children in the state of Texas. 


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