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Nonprofit Storytelling

Comcast is committing to nonprofit storytelling, reports Comcast.

NBCUniversal today announced that it has launched the Creative Impact Lab, a new initiative that focuses the company’s social purpose on nonprofit storytelling and provides opportunities for apprentices from diverse backgrounds to hone their production skills.


Develop For Good Helps Nonprofits with Tech

According to Card Rates, Develop for Good matches technology students with nonprofits that need tech help.

Develop For Good provides opportunities for technology students and volunteers to gain experience by helping nonprofit organizations. Volunteers assist nonprofits in developing mobile apps and other digital elements. 


Nonprofit Working to Make Ocean Exploration Affordable

Nonprofit Ocean Discovery League is working on a small affordable data capture unit for undersea exploration, reports Smithsonian Magazine.

Deep-sea exploration has long been largely a privilege of billionaires, fossil fuel companies, and a select few scientists from wealthy nations. 


Charter Awards Technology Grants

Charter has announced $1.1 million in digital education grants to 47 nonprofits, reports TV Technology.

Charter Communications has announced $1.1 million in Spectrum Digital Education grants to 47 nonprofits working to enhance digital education, training and technology in local communities.


Per Scholas Offers Tech Training

According to Charlotte Inno, nonprofit Per Scholas is offering tech building skill to underrepresented community members. 

A national nonprofit technical school with a Charlotte campus uptown is offering tuition-free tech training for people underrepresented in that industry. Nonprofit Per Scholas launched its tech skill-building program in Charlotte in 2020. 


Panels Bring Drinking Water to Community

SourceGlobals hydropanels are bringing drinking water to a Texas community, reports WFAA.

An innovative, high-tech way to create clean and safe drinking water is being eyed as a tool to help the community of Sandbranch cope with a problem its dealt with for roughly 30 years: no access to a municipal water or sewage system


Using Tech to Clean Beaches

According to Axios, environmental nonprofits go high tech to keep beaches clean.

Plastic-munching robots, floating drones and other "smart" contraptions are starting to ply beaches and waterways, systematically removing dangerous debris left by summertime revelers.


Code2College Tackles Digital Divide

Austin’s Code2College is trying to remedy the digital divide in Austin, reports Austin Business Journal.

Even in a city overflowing with tech profits and tech talent, pockets of Austin lack access to the technology and connectivity many take for granted. 


Nonprofits Need to Spend More on Tech

According to Buffalo News, nonprofits need to spend more on technology and overhead to become successful.

Nonprofits that spend more on information technology, facilities, equipment, staff training, program development and fundraising tend to be more successful than those that scrimp on these"overhead expenses.


Facebook Whistleblower Forms Nonprofit

Whistleblower forms nonprofit to create awareness of harm done by social media, reports India Times.

Whistleblower Frances Haugen -- a former Facebook engineer who leaked documents suggesting the firm put profits before safety -- on Thursday launched an organization devoted to fighting harm caused by social media.


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