Helping Hands Grant program for not-for-profits and charities to better harness power of the Web

Date: April 27, 2011 Author: Mantis System Categories: The Latest
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TORONTO - April 27, 2011:  c-Seven, a full-service Web company serving a wide array of clients in IT, many of whom are not-for-profits, is pleased to announce the c-Seven Helping Hands Grant program. This is a unique program designed to help charities and not-for-profits harness the power of the Web to better promote their cause and mission, and also help them simplify online interaction with their audience.

Helping Hands Grantsc-Seven clients include such organizations as Girl Guides of Canada, Recycling Council of Ontario, National Youth Orchestra of Canada, and the Ontario Genomics Institute.

“Having worked with many charities and not-for-profits over the years, we have seen the difference that a well planned and professionally executed Web strategy can make to an organization’s success,” said Simon McCaffrey, President of c-Seven. “This is a great opportunity for these organizations.”

McCaffrey said c-Seven is announcing three separate groups of grants: three grants of $10,000 each, three of $5,000 each, and three of $2,000 each. This makes over $50,000 worth of grants in the program. The grants are available to any registered not-for-profit or charity organization with operations in Canada. c-Seven will match the organization dollar-for-dollar up to a maximum of the grant that has been awarded.

To learn more about the Helping Hands Grants please visit http://helpinghands.c7.ca

The program is such that all projects must be developed by c-Seven Media Inc., and the applying organization must be able to contribute matching funds for their particular project. Through its expertise and its Mantis CMS software, c-Seven can help not-for-profit clients leverage their online and social media presence by:

  • Delivering messages in a more persuasive manner
  • Reaching a larger audience/donor pool
  • Increasing fundraising and event revenue
  • Lowering operating costs.

About c-Seven Media

c-Seven is a full-service Web company based in Toronto. Serving a wide array of clients in IT, not-for-profit, healthcare, sports nutrition, advertising, and financial organizations, it specializes in Web strategy and IT consulting, along with custom Web application development, Web design, and search engine optimization. Services also include online marketing for increased page ranking, content management, and Web hosting. All this makes c-Seven the complete Web advisor.

The company has a unique product called Mantis, which allows customers to assume control of their own website. Much more than the standard Content Management System, Mantis is a user-friendly system that lets organizations manage their membership directories, news, video, event registration, newsletters, blogs, and more. It provides for control over polling, e-commerce, advertising, and banners – and the customer does this on their own with guidance from c-Seven. For more information on Mantis please visit http://www.mantiscms.com.

Established in 1998, c-Seven has been a pioneer in the field of Web technology. The company has grown dramatically, especially in the past three years during which  revenue has increased  by 300 per cent. Clients include the University of Toronto, Nuclear Waste Management, and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, Snowboard Canada, and the ClubLink network of golf courses. c-Seven is an excellent resource for information about how organizations can maximize their presence on the Web. It produces a regular blog with such topics as Don’t Underestimate the Power of Your Homepage, Usabality Tips in Working with a Content Management System, Is Your Website on the Radar, and How to Increase Exposure with Facebook.

For more information contact:

Josh Hayter
Director Sales and Marketing
416-800-0682 X104
josh.hayter@c7.ca

 

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