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How Share Our Strength addresses childhood hunger with unified data analysis on AWS

Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit organization, is dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in the US and abroad. Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by making sure all children get the healthy food they need by working with community organizations to provide funding, technical assistance, and resources across the country. Learn how Share Our Strength used AWS to overcome data management challenges and improve their strategic planning outcomes to end childhood hunger in America.

Optimizing your nonprofit mission impact with AWS Glue and Amazon Redshift ML

Nonprofit organizations focus on a specific mission to impact their members, communities, and the world. In the nonprofit space, where resources are limited, it’s important to optimize the impact of your efforts. Learn how you can apply machine learning with Amazon Redshift ML on public datasets to support data-driven decisions optimizing your impact. This walkthrough focuses on the use case for how to use open data to support food security programming, but this solution can be applied to many other initiatives in the nonprofit space.

Transforming your credit union’s processes by leveraging the cloud

To meet the needs of today’s credit union members, credit unions are investing in technologies that improve the member experience. Credit union leaders are thinking about how processes and practices can be made more efficient and effective. A major component of this technological shift involves migrating workloads to the cloud. Learn why credit unions can benefit from a cloud transformation journey, as well as resources that you can use to improve and accelerate the process of moving your vital workloads to the cloud.

Using machine learning to customize your nonprofit’s direct mailings

Many organizations perform direct mailings, designed to support fundraising or assist with other efforts to help further the organization’s mission. Direct mailing workflows can use everything from a Microsoft Word mail merge to utilizing a third-party mailing provider. By leveraging the power of the cloud, organizations can take advantage of capabilities that might otherwise be out of reach, like customized personalization at scale. In this walkthrough, learn how organizations can utilize machine learning (ML) personalization techniques with AWS to help drive better outcomes on their direct mailing efforts.

Preparing students and building confidence for lifelong learning with AWS

Waterford.org is an early education nonprofit committed to advancing equity and excellence for young learners. Waterford.org provides personalized programs for learners from pre-kindergarten to second grade, and support services for families and educators so the adults in a child’s life can help them reach their full potential. To deliver these educational resources to families and children, Waterford.org uses AWS.

Supporting health equity with data insights and visualizations using AWS

In this guest post, Ajay K. Gupta, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of HSR.health, explains how healthcare technology (HealthTech) nonprofit HSR.health uses geospatial artificial intelligence and AWS to develop solutions that support improvements in healthcare and health equity around the world.

Creating a video storage and management system for your nonprofit

Nonprofit organizations are increasingly using videos to fundraise, raise awareness, and attract new members or donors. But storing large quantities of video has traditionally meant purchasing and maintaining expensive hardware, while cataloging large video collections can be a time-consuming task. The Media2Cloud on AWS solution in the AWS Solutions Library can help nonprofit organizations store, catalog, and search their video libraries in a way that is cost-effective, and that scales to meet any need. In this blog post, learn how Media2Cloud works and how your organization can use it to support your video program.

What you missed at the 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.

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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.

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.