ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

Games for Change – Catalyzing Social Impact Through Digital Games

Games for Change – a nonprofit corporation founded in 2004 – … … facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to recruit donors and volunteers to your nonprofit using social media

Alec Stern – Vice President of Strategic Market Development for Constant Contact – recently shared his ideas on how nonprofits can use social media to recruit donors and volunteers at … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Apps To Foster Kid‘s Creativity – Digital Fun For Creativ Kids

Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 Healthy Apps Doing Good – Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media –

by  Avi Kaplan, With so many apps coming out all the time it’s easy to miss the ones built for social good and hard to keep up on useful … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

11 Outstanding Nonprofit Reports You Should Read – Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media –

by Avi Kaplan, Senior Strategist at Rad Campaign,via There are a ton of smart people writing about nonprofit technology and communications to help nonprofit communicators keep up on the … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Forget Apps: Young Donors View Web Sites on Smartphones – Marketing and Communications – The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

By Cody Switzer, The Chronicle of Philanthropy To reach people in their 20s and early 30s, the most important thing nonprofits can do is to make sure their Web sites are … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

8 Things Every Nonprofit Leader Should Know About Social Media | Rosetta Thurman

Although social media has been around for more than a decade now, many nonprofit organizations are just now hopping onto the bandwagon in full force. As the social media conversation … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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