IBM Impact Grants

Maternity Foundation and IBM Team on Safe Delivery Data Analysis

  Denmark’s Maternity Foundation has received an IBM Impact Grant to enable analysis of critical data collected by health workers using the Safe Delivery mobile application in developing countries. The grant includes delivery of SPSS Analytics and related consulting to help the Maternity Foundation track, improve and expand the effectiveness of the app among skilled […]

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Engaging Children from Low-Income Families in Belgium

At Teach for Belgium, we believe that a child’s success in life should not be limited by the socioeconomic background of his or her family. That’s why we recruit and train inspirational leaders from all academic disciplines to serve for two years as teachers in low-income communities. Supported by the Teach for All international network, […]

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Giving From the Heart

In 2015, contributions through the IBM’s U.S. Employee Charitable Contribution Campaign (ECCC) surpassed the $1 billion mark. Though primarily a fundraising campaign, ECCC also encourages volunteerism through the IBM On Demand Community, through which active and retired IBMers can contribute money and expertise to a growing list of nonprofit organizations and causes. In her observations […]

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Bringing Analytics Capabilities to Nonprofits in Italy

(Versione italiana Sotto) When CSVNet approached IBM we were already aware of IBM’s On Demand Community program and of the company’s long tradition of commitment to addressing societal issues. So it was quite simple to start a conversation with IBM’s Corporate Citizenship team in Italy in order to set a common framework on which to […]

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A Profile in Corporate Citizenship

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has just bestowed its “Best Corporate Steward” award for large business – the Citizens Award – on IBM. The Chamber Foundation’s Best Corporate Steward award recognizes businesses that serve as powerful forces for good around the world. Companies and chambers of commerce from around the globe compete for Citizens awards […]

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Building Capacity in the Nonprofit Sector

IBM’s 100+ year commitment to corporate citizenship runs broad and deep – encompassing dozens of programs and initiatives. While some of our programs, such as P-TECH, Corporate Service Corps and Smarter Cities Challenge involve our direct engagement to address significant societal challenges in education, public health and economic development, we have designed other programs to […]

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IBM Impact Grant Drives Transformation at Mouse.org

As a nonprofit striving to provide meaningful and high-value services to our beneficiaries, Mouse is glad to receive assistance that supports our mission – to empower youth to create with technology to make meaningful change in our world. Mouse increases diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields, and opens opportunities to young people from […]

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Enhancing Nonprofit Capabilities in Dublin

As Ireland’s first and largest shared services centre for nonprofits, Carmichael Center for Voluntary Groups provides office space, training and organizational support to hundreds of nonprofits each year. We exist to support, nurture, advise and train organizations with social purpose to be more effective and organised in achieving their missions. We do this by providing […]

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A Lifelong Partnership to Save Homeless Kids

For 43 years, Covenant House, the largest charity in the Americas serving homeless, runaway and trafficked young people, has been an organization of storytellers. And we have plenty of heart-lifting stories to tell: we reached more than 56,000 youth last year in 27 cities across 6 countries. My recent book, Almost Home: Helping Kids Move […]

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Post, Tweet, Repeat: IBM Offers School Leaders Social Media Lessons

Now more than ever, there are so many ways to share information with students, parents, teachers, school and district leaders and other key public education stakeholders. Our challenge is no longer to simply reach all of these audiences but instead to move beyond information distribution and truly engage and motivate our partners. This is no […]

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Corporate Citizenship and Purpose-Driven Transformation

IBM’s technology and talent have the power to help transform governments, institutions, communities and the quality of life for people around the world. We work to improve education, revitalize cities, address the challenges of economic growth, respond to disasters, and develop sustainable strategies for energy use and environmental protection. As part of a tradition that dates to the […]

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Challenging What’s Possible in Pro Bono Service

At the height of last year’s Ebola outbreak, the citizen engagement team at IBM Connections in Sierra Leone put their talents in technology to work, creating a way for citizens to report Ebola-related issues and concerns via text or voice calls. The people behind the project – which provided real-time insight to the government and […]

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Providing Tools for Transformation in Atlanta

When most of us talk about “tools for transformation” these days, we’re usually referring to software as a service or specific types of business or operational strategies. At the Atlanta Community ToolBank, we certainly use digital and conceptual “tools” to help us serve our clients. But our client touch point is physical tools. We are […]

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IBM Grant Accelerates Oxfam Ireland’s Digital Engagement

One third of the world’s population lives in poverty. Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions […]

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IBM Custom Grant Aids Disaster Preparedness and Response in China

When it comes to disaster response, every second counts and ready access to accurate information is essential. Typically, the window for post-disaster rescue closes after 72 hours. That’s why the China Social Assistance Foundation (CSAF) teamed with other NGOs and IBM to define and build the China Disaster Response Support Information Platform. An IBM Custom […]

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