Drupal for Good

This group is a place to share ideas, organize and generally put our heads together regarding how Drupal is, and can be, used for charitable and various nonprofit purposes.

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Drupal for Good (nonprofits, activists, community organizers) meetup at Drupalcon Austin

Start: 
2014-06-03 10:45 - 11:45 America/Chicago
Organizers: 

Come talk about Drupal for good — social change, advocacy and nonprofits!

View the BOF listing on the Drupalcon Austin site.

Tuesday, 10:45AM, Room 8B - Unicon | 3rd floor

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samcohen's picture

Social Impact Grant to Learn to Build your own Drupal Website

Hi,

Win a six-week live online Drupal course to learn to build your site and one-on-one strategic planning FREE for a web project that has a positive social impact.

We are giving out a Grant worth $700 to an individual who has an innovative idea for a website that will have a positive social impact. If you have such an idea you are eligible to apply. (Projects can be for-profit, nonprofit, sponsored by an organization or independent.)

Apply and learn more about the grant
http://new-media-solutions.com/social-impact

More about the course

Mastering Drupal

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rootwork's picture

May Drupal for nonprofits/social change discussion and Q&A

Start: 
2014-05-15 10:00 - 11:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

Join us for a free, open-ended Q&A, chat and discussion about using Drupal in nonprofits and activism!

This free call is sponsored by NTEN but open to everyone.

Johanna Bates and Ivan Boothe will co-moderate the call and spearhead collaborative note-taking on Google Docs. We'll also be cross-posting things to Twitter using the hashtag #npdrupal.

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Drupal Bootcamp in DC (for content managers / admins)

Start: 
2014-05-21 09:00 - 11:00 UTC

Taoti Creative is excited to announce a new series of classroom-based Drupal training workshops that we are holding in our Dupont Circle office! We call it "Drupal Bootcamp."

This mini-series of four 2-hour sessions every other Wednesday morning (starting May 21st) is aimed at content/web managers and admins tasked with keeping their Drupal-based websites up-to-date. The goal is to provide very practical, hands-on training that you'll be able to take back to the office and put to use right away.

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Distro for online campaigning + fundraising released

Hi guys,

Just wanted to let you know that we've released a distro for eCampaigning and Online Fundraising called "Campaignion!". Would love to get your feedback!

It does things like setting up actions (e.g. petitions), donation pages and you can manage your supporters in the CRM system (built on the basis of the wonderful RedHen CRM created by thinkshout). From there we have a bunch of integrations for email marketing and things like payment processing.

The website explains the functionality in detail
http://campaignion.org?source=do_activist

The distro is here

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Help a fellow Drupaler help Hurricane Sandy survivors

Fellow Drupalers: Could I ask you to take 1 minute a day over the next few weeks to help Hurricane Sandy-affected residents still not home 18 months later?

Vote for my "cause" on Facebook once a day from now until May 16th. We are building a Drupal-based site to serve disaster-affected communities and are a finalist for a 25k grant from State Farm to make it happen.

https://apps.facebook.com/sf_neighbor_assist/

  1. Click "Vote Now"
  2. Search for "disaster"
  3. Click "Help Disaster Survivors"
  4. Vote
  5. Share!
  6. Like our page on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theRecoveryHub
rootwork's picture

April Drupal for nonprofits/social change discussion and Q&A

Start: 
2014-04-17 10:00 - 11:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

Join us for a free, open-ended Q&A, chat and discussion about using Drupal in nonprofits and activism!

This free call is sponsored by NTEN but open to everyone.

Johanna Bates and Ivan Boothe will co-moderate the call and spearhead collaborative note-taking on Google Docs. We'll also be cross-posting things to Twitter using the hashtag #npdrupal.

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GLADCamp Rebrands as VLADCamp; Focuses on "Drupal for Evil"

VLADCamp 2014

A new look for the Greater Los Angeles Drupal Camp has been unveiled. “VLADCamp” is the new name of the conference, co-organized by Greater Los Angeles Drupal organizing team member Christefano Reyes, who announced the name as it epitomizes the goals for the organization moving forward.

“GLADCamp was originally envisioned as being the Drupal community's marquee event of the year that heavily focuses on the needs of non-profits, education and civic engagement. After trying 'Drupal for Good' this year, we decided that 'Drupal for Evil' would be more fun,” he explained.

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March Drupal for nonprofits/social change discussion and Q&A

Start: 
2014-03-27 11:00 - 12:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

Join us for a free, open-ended Q&A, chat and discussion about using Drupal in nonprofits and activism!

This free call is sponsored by NTEN but open to everyone.

Johanna Bates and Ivan Boothe will co-moderate the call and spearhead collaborative note-taking on Google Docs. We'll also be cross-posting things to Twitter using the hashtag #npdrupal.

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Project Manager | Trellon

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Trellon is a strategy and development firm that builds open source solutions for non-profit, NGO, political and academic clients. One of the oldest Drupal firms around, we are seeking a qualified Project Manager to join our team and help provide the thoughtful, innovative solutions we are known for.

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Web Developer (Backend) | American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

The American Civil Liberties Union (aclu.org), a nonprofit at the forefront of virtually every major battle for civil liberties and equal justice in this country, is seeking an experienced Web Developer to work in the National office in New York City within the Information Technology department.

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Free Webinar: Drupal for Decision Makers (HigherEd Focus)

Start: 
2014-02-27 14:00 - 15:00 America/New_York

Singlebrook is hosting a free webinar on Thurs., 2/27 at 2pm, ET.

In this 60 minute seminar, Jeff Amaral will discuss what you need to know when investigating Drupal as a potential platform for your site.

*Finding support from the Drupal community and its developers
*Factors that will affect the cost of development and maintenance
*Why features are cheap but customization is expensive
*Choosing developers and a development style that aligns with your needs

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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AbleOrganizer is here: Come join us for a great webinar!

Start: 
2014-02-20 11:00 - 12:00 America/New_York

Using Drupal as a platform for fundraising and advocacy usually means having to integrate with several third-party systems. Beyond the expense, this creates situations that make it hard to get a complete picture of your constituency. To solve this problem we are thrilled to announce the release of AbleOrganizer, a community engagement platform and we are excited to show you how it works.

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rootwork's picture

February Drupal for nonprofits/social change discussion and Q&A

Start: 
2014-02-20 10:00 - 11:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

Join us for a free, open-ended Q&A, chat and discussion about using Drupal in nonprofits and activism!

This free call is sponsored by NTEN but open to everyone.

Johanna Bates and Ivan Boothe will co-moderate the call and spearhead collaborative note-taking on Google Docs. We'll also be cross-posting things to Twitter using the hashtag #npdrupal.

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Manager of Website Development | Jackson River

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Responsibilities:

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RecoveryHub's picture

Lead Web Developer (Intern) - Startup Social Enterprise | RecoveryHub

Employment type: 
Part time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

About RecoveryHub

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Are you a non-profit? Do you need a new website? Apply for the Barn Raising at GLADCamp!

Today is our official call for barn raising applications at this year's GLADCamp, the Greater Los Angeles Drupal Camp!

On March 9, 2014, we'll be building a website from scratch to include much needed functionality, design, and other work required by a local 501c3 non-profit organization.

This event is "Drupal for Good in action" and is a teach-and-learn opportunity for our local Drupal community and is a win-win-win for everyone.

What's a Barn Raising?

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barn_raising

  • A "barn raising" describes a collective action of a community, in which a barn for one of the members is built or rebuilt collectively by members of the community.
  • Barn raising was particularly common in 18th- and 19th-century rural North America. A barn was a necessary structure for any farmer, for example for storage of cereals and hay and keeping of animals. Yet a barn was also a large and costly structure, the assembly of which required more labor than a typical family could provide.
  • Barn raising addressed the need by enlisting members of the community, unpaid, to assist in the building of their neighbors' barns. Because each member was entitled to recruit others for help, the favor would eventually return to each participant.

Just replace the word "barn" in the description above with "website" and you'll see that we've adapted this "barn raising" model for the digital world.

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Non-Profit Drupal Summit 2014, in association with GLADCamp

Start: 
2014-03-07 09:00 - 17:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

The Non-Profit Summit is on March 7, 2014, in Pasadena, California, in association with the Greater Los Angeles Drupal Camp (GLADCamp). This is part of GLADCamp's theme of “Drupal for Good” and will be for and by non-profits in the Greater Los Angeles Area and beyond.

Attending the summit is free! Are you a non-profit and want to use Open Source Software and Drupal to amplify your efforts? Are you a service provider who specializes in products, training or other services for non-profits? Do you just want to learn more? This event is for you.

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Request for input on our "Coders with a Cause: Community Barn Raisings and Drupal for Good" session at GLADCamp 2014

Hi everybody,

Lee Vodra and I (two of the founders of Droplabs, a Drupal-friendly coworking space in Los Angeles, and creators of the Coders with a Cause program) will be presenting on barn raisings and "Drupal for Good" in action at the Non-Profit Drupal Summit at GLADCamp next month.

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rootwork's picture

Drupal Day at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC

Start: 
2014-03-12 10:30 - 15:00 America/New_York

Do you manage a website built in Drupal? Are you an Drupal power-user? Are you a software developer serving the nonprofit community? Are you an nonprofit IT decision-maker evaluating Drupal as a content management system?

If any of these categories apply to you, and you’re headed to this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, please consider joining us for the annual NTC Drupal Day for Nonprofit IT Professionals.

Join us on Wednesday, March 12 for this great one-day intensive master class event and dive in deep.

Cost: FREE

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