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INNOVATE Gives Kids Tech Access

Nonprofit gives Michigan kids access to technology, reports Second Wave Media

The nonprofit INNOVATE Albion organization has partnered with Kellogg Community College to offer free and low-cost hands-on tech classes to children in southwest Michigan, this thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation.


Connecting Parents with Schools

According to Philanthropy Roundtable, nonprofit Schoolahoop helps parents connect with schools.

Schoolahoop is an initiative of the Lincoln Network Studio, a nonprofit that partners with donors to create new technology products to solve social problems.


Rihanna Donates to Nonprofits

Rihann is donating funds to social justice nonprofits, reports Yale Climate Connection.

Barbados-born singer Rihanna is widely known for her music. And she’s using her platform to help address the impacts of global warming, which fall hard on island residents and communities of color.


Nonprofit Raises Funds for Air Travel

A West Michigan nonprofit is continuing to raise funds to provide patients with air travel, reports Wood TV

A nonprofit in West Michigan is raising money to continue providing free air travel to patients who need transportation across the country.


Training Prisoners for Tech Jobs

A Missouri nonprofit trains inmates for careers in technology once they are released, reports Fox Business. 

As the world advances and companies modernize, the need for tech workers has grown tremendously, and the pandemic put that need on hyperdrive. A prison in Missouri is looking to fill that gap by training inmates in computer programming so that they can enter the tech workforce after their release.


iWaves New Release Helps with Prospects

According to PRNewsWire, iWave has released a new prospects list feature.

iWave, the industry's top-rated fundraising intelligence solution, today announced the launch of Prospect Lists, a new feature that reimagines prospecting in the nonprofit space.


Growing a Nonprofit

Growing a nonprofit during times of crises is possible, reports Forbes.

While the Covid-19 pandemic has been a disruptive force across all industries, it also bore a sort of cultural reset—a renewed vigor in the workforce of those wanting specifically to use their talents and skills in purposeful ways.


Autonomous Ship Finishes First Voyage

According to News4Jax, the autonomous ship created by nonprofit marine research organization ProMare has completed its maiden voyage.

A crewless robotic boat that had tried to retrace the 1620 sea voyage of the Mayflower has finally reached the shores of North America — this time in Canada instead of the Massachusetts coast where its namesake landed more than 400 years ago.


Working on an ALS Cure

Nonprofit hopes to find a way to cure ALS, reports KTVU.

There is no cure for ALS, the progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, but a Silicon Valley nonprofit is hoping to change that.


Helping Tech Grads Do Good

Schmidt Futures helps tech grades use their skills for good, reports Fast Company.

When Chase Thomas graduated from Cornell with a concentration in data science, he could have gotten a job at a big tech company. But he started working with nonprofits instead, building technology that could help solve larger problems.


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