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What you missed at that 2023 IMAGINE: Nonprofit conference
The 2023 IMAGINE: Nonprofit conference brought together hundreds of nonprofit leaders, technologists, and innovators to learn and share how AWS Cloud technology can drive a positive impact for people and the planet. Chelsea Clinton, author, advocate, and vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, spoke with Francessca Vasquez, AWS vice president of technology and customer solutions, about their passions for data and leadership during a fireside chat. Plus, AWS announced new initiatives to support nonprofits with funding and more. Discover some of the top moments from IMAGINE: Nonprofit.
AWS announces the 2023 AWS IMAGINE Grant funding cycle for nonprofits
Today at the IMAGINE: Nonprofit conference, AWS launched the 2023 AWS IMAGINE Grant cycle. Each year, the grant program provides a holistic package of resources, including unrestricted funding, to nonprofit organizations pursuing cloud technology projects for mission impact. Through the IMAGINE Grant, AWS discovers nonprofits that are bringing high-impact technology projects to life. New this year, nonprofits applying for the Momentum to Modernize award may now receive up to $50,000 in funding towards their foundational cloud projects. Learn how to apply now.
Announcing new cloud-based solutions for credit unions and nonprofit research organizations
Today, AWS announced the addition of new nonprofit solutions in the AWS Solutions Library and AWS Marketplace. These solutions are tailored to the unique requirements of credit unions and nonprofit research organizations. They range from architectural guidance to ready-to-deploy solutions, and also include offerings developed by AWS Partners. Learn the solution categories that collect these new solutions into important mission areas, as well as some of the specific solutions that can help credit unions or research organizations get started with AWS.
Register now for the IMAGINE: Nonprofit conference in Washington, DC
Registration is now open for the IMAGINE: Nonprofit conference presented by AWS. On Tuesday, March 14 at the Capital Turnaround in Washington, DC, this no-cost, in-person event brings together the nonprofit community to learn and engage around how innovation in the cloud can drive positive change for people and the planet. With visionary leadership sessions, access to technical experts, networking opportunities, and more, the IMAGINE: Nonprofit conference provides an educational and collaborative experience focused on how to lead in a changing world, future-proof your organization, and scale impact.
Helping prevent sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes with AI
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the number one cause of death for student athletes and the leading cause of death on school campuses. The nonprofit Who We Play For (WWPF) advocates for SCA prevention through advocacy, automated external defibrillator (AED) placement, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training, and heart screenings, which include low-cost electrocardiogram (ECG) screenings from physicians that are experts in pediatric ECG interpretation. To scale their efforts, WWPF collaborated with AWS to build a ML solution to help extend the chance to get screened for SCA to every young person, potentially saving many lives each year.
Hosting streaming video for your nonprofit with Video on Demand on AWS
Many nonprofit organizations rely on video content to spread their missions, boost membership, and raise funds. This content can range from smartphone-recorded testimonials about your organization to highly produced marketing content, and everything in between. In this blog post, learn how to use the Video on Demand on AWS solution to more simply share videos with your viewers around the world. By implementing this solution, your organization can spend less time building infrastructure, letting you focus instead on creating impactful content.
Managing nonprofit members and donors with CiviCRM on AWS
Managing donors, members, and constituents is essential to the success of most nonprofits. Customer relationship management (CRM) systems, like the no-cost, nonprofit-focused CiviCRM, are an important part of this process. In this post, learn how to deploy CiviCRM using AWS, and explore an architecture for deploying CiviCRM in a way that is highly available and resilient to service disruptions or events.
How one regional credit union is modernizing to enhance their members’ experience
To understand how a regional institution approaches cloud migration as a catalyst to deliver more agility and value from IT, AWS invited Mark Michaels, chief information officer (CIO), and Jeff McLauchlin, vice president of DevOps, from Columbia Credit Union to share their experiences embracing cloud technology.
Now available: New AWS program supporting nonprofit donor and member engagement
As one-time donations increasingly become the norm, nonprofit development teams are challenged to think outside-the-box to attract, retain, and communicate with their valuable supporters. Nonprofit organizations can use data to inform an enhanced engagement strategy, but many are challenged to unlock the full value of that data affordably and at scale. To help nonprofits use the cloud to build innovative fundraising and member engagement solutions, we are launching a new program – AWS TechAction.
Announcing the 2022-2023 AWS IMAGINE Grant winners
At re:Invent 2022, AWS announced the winners of this year’s AWS IMAGINE Grant. Winners receive not only unrestricted funding, but also access to training and expert technical guidance. Although they represent diverse mission areas, each organization is committed to innovating with the cloud, using data to fuel their missions, and scaling access to vital services through cloud-enabled, digital tools. Meet this year’s winning nonprofits.