Six Best Practices from the NGO Technology Report

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The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report provides insight on the online and mobile communication tools NGOs around the world use to promote general awareness, communicate with core audiences and raise funds from donors, as well as an analysis of those online tools and comparisons of regional usage.

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39 Social Media Stats from the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

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Now its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report has over 1,000 useful statistics for NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. Please share articles and blog posts with your analysis of the data in the report using #NGOtech19 on social media.

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Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

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Even more importantly, what motivates them. So, was delighted when Darren Barefoot asked if he share a guest post about how to do audience analysis. Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for NGOS by Darren Barefoot. But not all kinds of audience analysis are evil.

Collaborative BRIDGE Project Makes Big Progress Toward Sharing Crucial Information Worldwide

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To that end we are investing some of our funding into the development of a deep business model analysis project, the results of which should be available in a couple months. NGO globalgiving nonprofit Foundation Center bridge grantmaking international nonprofits philanthropy Guidestar

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Data for Good: Fundraising and Technology Insights for your Year-End Campaigns

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Presented on September 20 via webinar, the slides below highlight data from the 2017 Global NGO Technology Report , the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report , and Network for Good’s donor platform to determine if U.S.

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Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World


Public Interest Registry , the nonprofit operator of domain, and Nonprofit Tech for Good recently released the results of the “ 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.”

6 Questions to Consider Before Selecting a New Workspace

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Any purchase vs. lease vs. coworking solution cost analysis should take all factors into account. Discover these factors, and how one additional model could save your NGO up to 40% vs. the traditional lease model. This article is sponsored by MINDSPACE.

Giving Trends in Mexico: Millennials and Gen Z Drive Rise in Online Giving

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Under 45 and giving micro-amounts is pretty much matching with our own analysis, but at Donadora we don’t measure political views of our community, so I can’t answer on this point.

The Social Web is Not Flat

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In less than 24 hours, I will be boarding a plane bound for Mumbai to present at the NASSCOM conference called NASSCOM India Leadership where I'll be on a panel on NGO and Social Media as well as lead a discussion at an unconference on whether CEO/Executive Director's should use social media.

International Human Rights Day 2011

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HRP members produced scientifically sound analysis that is advancing the process of legal justice in Guatemala. I’m proud to report here that, at the request of the Attorney General of Guatemala, our team has prepared statistical analysis to inform the prosecutions of these high-profile officials. To that end, we combine statistical analysis of patterns of violence with information about military and police hierarchy, communication flow and deployment patterns.

Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

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This type of documentation is often a critical step in the large-scale data analysis projects conducted by Benetech’s Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG) in partnership with human rights organizations.

Growth Hacking Your Mission With People Power

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Today, your next door neighbor is seen as just as credible a source of information as an academic, government, business or even an NGO. Read our latest analysis of p2p fundraising.

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Trainer’s Notebook: The Digital Nonprofit: A Participatory Workshop

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Last week at the IFC-Asia , I co-designed and facilitated a 90 minute workshop with Marco Kuntze titled “ The Digital NGO: The Journey from Paper to Screen.” We decided to use an understanding exercise, a SWOT analysis related to the topics.

Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

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Benetech successfully spun off our data team as the Human Rights Data Analysis Group, an independent NGO. I just read the new book from Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, and strategy guru Roger Martin, Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works.

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9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

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TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day. He works for an NGO in Australia and we met on Twitter (via Eddie Harran ) prior to his visit to America to attend the Wisdom 2.0 Example: Northern California ACLU social network analysis of their followers on Twitter.

Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

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Our chapter leaders believe that we can bridge the digital divide by giving every NGO the tools and skills to accomplish its mission efficiently and effectively. Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects.

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact

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That group used our gap analysis exercise to find an opportunity to give refugees on the move a chance to add value to local communities while maintaining the dignity of earning an income and doing the work they engaged in at home.

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

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You can help your tech-shy NGO friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social. Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects.

Advancing Social Media Measurement for Philanthropic Outcomes #sm_re

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Once this is established, along with goals – the methodology to measure your network relies on having a baseline methodology and using Social Network Analysis. GuideStar India - Networked NGO Workshops - Packard Grantees. Click to See Larger Image and Full Data by Marc Smith.

President's Update: Summer 2008

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Human Rights Patrick Ball recently spent a month at the International Criminal Court (ICC), where he held office hours and helped prosecutors use quantitative data and statistical analysis to pursue war crimes cases.

Guest Post by Steve Waddell: Systems Mapping for Non-Profits - Part 1

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He agreed to write a four-part primer on a visual diagnostics, mapping, and social networking analysis primer and how nonprofits might use these tools for social change. This is part 1 of a series of social networking analysis techniques.

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Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

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Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Taipei, Taiwan: NGO要怎麼搞群眾募資?- 綠盟經驗談. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season.

10 Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofits

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It’s impossible to apply Twitter best practices across all segments of the nonprofit sector because of the wide variety of causes and follower counts, but scientific analysis of Twitter clearly indicate that there is right way and a wrong way to use Twitter.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

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Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Peterborough, Ontario: Domains, Branding, and Identity — NGO,CA,ORG, and more. Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing!

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Ho Ho: A Holiday Party for Victoria's Nonprofits. Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects.

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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

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Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social. Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Ottawa, Ontario: Review Progress on Data Analysis Projects. Port Harcourt, Nigeria: Learn How Your NGO Can Use Adobe Spark and Other Storytelling Tools. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5.

Why Geeks (like me) Promote Transparency


And trusting that this won't result in the similarly-focused NGO down the street siphoning off our grants or constituents.

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Empowering Change: Caitlin Cohen of the Sigida Keneyali Project

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Caitlin tells it like it is--the nitty gritty of starting up an NGO, and why she believes it is important to help the people you are serving to create the change they want to see, not to create the change for them. mali health NGO empowerment

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What's So Scary about Cloud Security?

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It’s a pro and con analysis that points out hackers are more likely to target big cloud servers than your little office server. TechSoup Global has conducted our own international NGO cloud survey across 88 countries and the results will be out in the early fall. Keeping your critical data on an online cloud service has sparked ongoing debate in the nonprofit sector, not just in the U.S., but all over the world. Richard Cooper of Charity Technology Trust (CTT) in the U.K.

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TechSoup at the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

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We'll also discuss the post-disaster operations analysis and triage processes. Are you headed to San Francisco this week for the Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Several of us from TechSoup Global will be there, and we'd love to see you!

Solutionary Women: Caroline Ticarro-Parker

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Mind on the Media (MOTM) is a nonprofit organization out to inspire independent thinking and foster critical analysis of the media.

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Data, Data Everywhere: But How Does It Relate to You and Your Work?

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the private sector to benefit the public using the data analysis. NGO representatives, parliamentarians, journalists, and. This post was authored by Keisha Taylor, from TechSoup's GuideStar International London office and originally appeared on the Guidestar International Blog.

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Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Ho Ho: A Holiday Party for Victoria's Nonprofits. Ottawa, Ontario: Quick Update on Data Analysis Projects and Off for Some Christmas Cheer! Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events.

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Nonprofit Technology News for March 2014

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My current favorite digital inclusion NGO is our newest TechSoup Global partner, Computers For Schools Kenya.

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30 Social Media for Social Change Twitter Updates! (Week in Review)

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mogusmoves Know any Cdn NGO's who need a boost to their digital program? rachelannyes RT @ kanter my analysis of the port, nten, @ commonknow nonprofit social network study [link] about 23 hours ago from web. Via folks updating their Twitter status, there was so much awesome news and resources shared this week around using social media, the web, and technology for social change. You can check out a bunch of that awesomeness below -- and follow folks for more!

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Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World, and How to Reach Them: Interview with The She Spot co-author, Lisa Witter

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If you are in charge of communications for your nonprofit or NGO, I recommend you read The She Spot: Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World, and How to Reach Them by Lisa Witter and Lisa Chen. But I don't think anyone's been able to really create a social networking experience, from an NGO perspective, that's really working, beyond the Obama campaign. I did policy reports, and analysis and research.

Nonprofit Tech Forecasts for 2013

Tech Soup Blog

More and more nonprofit, library, and NGO offices worldwide will need to accommodate personally-owned tablets and smartphones on wireless networks in order to work and communicate. I love year-ahead forecasts and have looked a number of them from all over the global IT press.

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NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

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Web Analytics, Statistics, and Social Networking Analysis The Net2ThinkTank: What is The Return On Investment Of The Social Web For Nonprofits? This is a really interesting analysis of Social Networking/Online Community behaviors or personalities based roughly on Myers-Briggs.

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Meet ThaRum: Cambodia's Second Most Famous Blogger

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tharum started his blog in June 2004 while a student at the National University of Management and working for the Open Forum for Cambodia , a Cambodian NGO devoted to digital divide issues. A friend believes it is a tool he can publish thoughts, political analysis, and news review.