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Second Life Foundation for Rich Content: New Round of Grants - Applications Due 7/25

The Second Life Foundation for Rich Content has just announced a new round of grants to support the creation of rich content in SL. You can read the official press release about the grants on their Google Group here

Applications are due July 25.

Marketplaces and Web 2.0

Social networking sites are gathering places.  When they are successful, they build community.  That community can interact through chat, forums, blogs and comments, virtual environments, text messaging and wikis. 

Personal Fundraising in Second Life: Yonder Doesburg Raises Money for Make A Wish


Make A Wish Donation Box in Second Life

On the Web, you can become a messenger for your cause by adding a charity badge or fundraising widget to your blog or web site.  With one click, visitors can contribute dollars to your cause!  In Second Life, you can build a 3-D display and donation box where avatars can contribute Linden dollars.     That's my avatar sitting on top of the donation box (it spins!) after making a contribution to Make A Wish.  

Just Updated Permissions

> Docent_Alturas
> Bluewave
> rikomatic
> msirkin
> Xin
> janimyriam
> tuesday
> Johnny_Austin
> bfelice
> mrmaroney
> ange
> Susan_Tenby
> Glitteractica_Cookie
> kanter
> Creech

I've updated all of these accounts to be able to post comments--some already could. If you want to be able to blog or post comments let me know.

Ferrari's for Kids Fundraiser Party this Friday

On Friday May 25, from 11AM-12:30PM "Ferrari for Kids" will be throwing a fundraiser party with DJ Clarisse at their new HQ. Ferraris for Kids is a non-profit organisation with a simple mission : making real disabled kids dreams. In a recent french survey, they found out that 69% of the disabled kids list in their top five dream s riding in a Ferrari.

NEA Funding Increase Approved by House Committee

Today, the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, approved a budget for the National Endowment for the Arts of $160 million. This is a proposed increase of $35 million over funding in FY 2007. This represents the largest increase in many years.

This is great news for Arts nonprofits in the United States.

The American Arts Alliance has posted a summary and a way to say "Thank-you" the committee members.

Global Kids is hiring!

I got the exciting news that the technology youth empowerment group Global Kids is hiring for several interesting positions.

Walk Into A Van Gogh

 

Tressis is a Dutch company with experience in Virtual Worlds and has been an interactive exhibit of Van Gogh paintings in Second Life.  You can actually step into the painting itself.  Wow!

To visit directly, click here.

 

Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.

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