social good

Google Launches Its Third Year Of Earth Developer Grants For Maps That Help Nonprofits Accomplish A Mission

Google has opened applications for its third annual Google Earth Outreach Developer Grants. The program provides $10K-$20K of funding to nonprofits that are willing to use Google’s Map technolog

The Weekly Good: Worldreader Wants To Put A Digital Book In Every Child’s Hand

One of the amazing things about technology is that it opens the doors to things for less fortunate folks that many of us take for granted. Being able to sit down and read a good book is something that

The Weekly Good: Gurbaksh Chahal, BeProud.org And Putting An End To Hate

Sometimes, it's not political powerhouses who have the power to change the world, sometimes it's true-blue entrepreneurs who live to solve problems. One such person is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch

Facebook Gifts Get Charitable: You Can Now Give The Gift Of Donations To Your Friends

Facebook Gifts launched with the ability for you to buy something meaningful for a friend or family member on the social network. <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/02/forget-saying-happy-bi

Thoughtful.org Launches To Connect Brands And Celebrities To Shake Up Social Good

Here's the deal, I have <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/06/04/if-you-hate-posts-about-twitter-blamedrewscancer/">some experience</a> in the realm of trying to gather a bunch of folks around

Foursquare Turns Tomorrow’s National Cheeseburger Day Into A Way To Generate Social Good

Someone told me last week that National Cheeseburger Day was on the way. As far as I'm concerned, every single day could be National Cheeseburger Day, because they're yummy. Tomorrow is the official d

Google Search Insights Can Help Motivate You To Increase Your Charitable Giving

One of the things that I'm really passionate about is helping charitable causes and organizations in any way that I can. A lot of my friends and family try their best to give, either money or time, bu

How To Found, Grow, and Sell A Social Good Startup (TCTV)

Most entrepreneurs found companies to solve a problem. Adam Archer founded <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/gamesthatgive">GamesThatGive</a> to save the world. During a backpacking trip acro