Resource round-up for March

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 | 8:07 AM


This month's resource round-up includes a smorgasbord of Grants and YouTube related resources from a variety of perspectives to help you get a firm understanding of the programs and how to best take advantage of them.

Google Grants, from a volunteer’s perspective
A video from the lifeatgoogle YouTube channel from Google Grants volunteer, Sidonie, describing her experience volunteering for our program. She works hard to get non-profit accounts up and running in the Google Grants program.

YouTube, for Australian and Canadian orgs
YouTube’s new Australia and Canada programs are picking up steam. Accepted organizations receive an increased upload capacity, placement on the YouTube for Nonprofits channel and the ability to add a call-to-action overlay to drive action to campaigns. Read more about the Australian program or apply today for your non-profit in the US, UK, Australia or Canada.

Google Grants, from a PR firm’s perspective
A PR firm’s guide to applying for and participating in the Google Grants program.

YouTube, for video-makers
And, if you want some guidance on getting the most out of your YouTube site, check out NTEN’s latest blog post about Activating Your YouTube Audience or listen in on an upcoming discussion on the recently launched CaseSoup where YouTube’s own Ramya Raghavan will join in with FlipVideo’s Basho Mosko to share secrets to creating successful nonprofit videos.

If you come across resources that would be useful to the greater non-profit community, feel free to post it to the appropriate topic in our discussion group so that everyone can benefit. If you'd like to review previous round-ups, just click here and read through previous months' round-ups or search for "resource round-up" from the search box at the top of the page.

Posted by Jessica Vaughan, Google Grants Team