Legacy of Hope Austin: Dreams for Kids with Special Needs

Tech Soup Blog

" Armed with this vision, Carr secured a private grant and launched Legacy of Hope Austin (LOH) in 2010. "Anything that helps get the message out through technology is so important," Carr says. " Next Steps for Legacy of Hope Austin.

Austin AIR is back…you should enter.

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From one of our loyal readers: I’m on the advisory board for AIR Austin, and the competition is coming up again this year. AIR-Austin was developed by the nonprofit organization Knowbility, whose mission is to support the independence of children and adults with disabilities by promoting accessible information technology.). Public recognition at AIR-Austin events. Tags: Uncategorized Non Profit Tech

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9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

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HART needed a technology solution that would allow it to go from a staff of 5 to 50 people — without having to pay additional costs or have extra maintenance. " Legacy of Hope Austin. This story was written by Jim Lynch, director of green technology at TechSoup.

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It's Your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Club Organizers


You may have attended your local Tech Club , as an attendee, speaker, or organizer. NTEN 501 Tech Clubs are informal, local groups that meet regularly in many cities. These meetings allow people interested in nonprofit technology to meet local colleagues, develop professional support networks, and talk shop in a relaxed setting. Why did you start leading your Tech Club? "I Plus, the peer-to-peer opportunity present in a Tech club is really appealing.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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I have the very best job at TechSoup — I get to support our network of nonprofit technology event organizers. The NetSquared organizers' events help TechSoup deliver on our shared mission of ensuring that civil society has the tools and skills necessary to use technology effectively.

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Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech


NextGen Tech Women is an effort organized by our friends Danny Brown , Geoff Livingston , Kami Watson Huyse , Allyson Kapin , and Julie Pippert. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. University of Texas at Austin. Virginia Tech.

Some Little Known Faith-Based Technology Resources

Tech Soup Blog

She also said that they learn about new technology mostly by word of mouth throughout their church network. Church Technology Listservs. particularly interesting like her piece 4 Technology Options that Might Kill the Church Bulletin.

Nonprofit Technology Rockstars take on SXSW09!

Connection Cafe

This annual conference is where movers and shakers from around the country - and even globe - gather and talk about the latest and greatest in interactive technology, online best practices and examples of what's working online. Delicious Tech for Localism: Sustainable Food 2.0

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared community is hosting free monthly technology meetups in 74 cities globally, but with more than 39,000 members, it can be hard to get a sense of the community's needs. To learn how I can apply technology to my cause or organization.

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Learn Nonprofit Tech Skills at a NetSquared Meetup

Tech Soup Blog

Every month NetSquared volunteers hold free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to use technology for social good. Check out our newest groups: 501 Tech Club Austin in Austin, Texas. Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club in Kansas City, Missouri.

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Appreciation for 501 Tech Club Leaders


Today we give a hearty THANK YOU to our 501 Tech Club leaders. 501 Tech Clubs are informal local groups that meet regularly to get to know their colleagues, develop a professional support network, and talk shop. Tech Club leaders not only organize and implement everything for their clubs, they ultimately help local organizations use technology skillfully and confidently to create greater social impact and meet the needs of their communities.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? TechSoup's NetSquared is the world's largest volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events.

See You at the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference!

Tech Soup Blog

Will you be joining us in Austin for the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Technology is providing the information needed to empower organizations to change this trend. Tech Club Happy Hour. Plus, the coolest people from nonprofit tech will be there.

Nonprofits Live Recap: Accessible and Assistive Technologies

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To help organizations learn more about accessibility, TechSoup’s recent installment of Nonprofits Live explored accessibility and assistive technology joined by guest experts Sachin Malhan, of Inclusive Planet; Sharron Rush, of Knowbility, and Neil MacGregor of goQ.

We fought City Hall and We Won!

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I am an active member in Open Austin which has been working to re-do the City of Austin’s Web Site. Here is an excerpt from the Austin Go Blog: “AustinGO will release a new RFP on Monday, July 27, 2009. The new RFP is the result of invaluable outreach and feedback from the Austin community and industry experts. The second RFP will be released following the completion of the first and will focus on the technology and implementation portion of the project.

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

Our mighty army of volunteers hosted over 500 free nonprofit technology trainings last year, and we're on track to reach even more organizers this year. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech.

If you are into Non Profits and live in Central Texas - Join Us!

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Join the monthly gathering of Austin, TX area nonprofit technology folks! Where: Austin Free-Net Offices, 2209 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX 78702. Tags: Uncategorized 501 Tech Club Austin Central Texas Chris Bailey non profits When: Monday, May 18. May Meeting Details: Finding and keeping passionate supporters for your nonprofit is challenging no matter the economic climate.

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Nonprofits Live: Green Tech on April 17

Tech Soup Blog

For the month of April and Earth Day we are focusing on green tech solutions for organizations of all sizes: efficiencies, resource use, reducing travel fuel use, and encouraging energy conservation across teams and campaigns. Jim Lebkowsky , founder of WorldChanging and a nonprofit web strategist from Austin, Texas will round out the show with a look at greener IT, CMS, and collaboration practices for healthy organizations.

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Nonprofits Live: Green Tech on April 17

Tech Soup Blog

For the month of April and Earth Day we are focusing on green technology solutions for organizations of all sizes: efficiencies, resource use, reducing travel fuel use, and encouraging energy conservation across teams and campaigns. Jim Lebkowsky , founder of WorldChanging and a nonprofit web strategist from Austin, Texas will round out the show with a look at greener IT, CMS, and collaboration practices for healthy organizations.

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NTEN 501 Tech Clubs: More Than an Email List!


Folks who've participated in the NTEN community for a while probably know about NTEN 501 Tech Clubs , but chances are even some of our new members aren't too familiar with these affinity groups -- and I want to change that! David Neff and Dale Thompson, Austin.

10 Take-Aways from SXSW for Nonprofits — Nonprofit Geekery

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10 Take-Aways from SXSW for Nonprofits — Nonprofit Geekery: "The annual SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX—which brings together tech geeks, social media peeps, and other online folk—wrapped-up yesterday after five intense and inspirational days. I attended a bunch of sessions focused on how nonprofits, in particular, can take advantage of technology to meet their mission—here’s a

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3 Ways For HR To Play A Larger Role In New Technologies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Guest Post By: Kyle Lagunas Old Habits Die Hard It’s no secret that social and mobile technologies make HR leaders nervous. While mitigating risk is important, HR can do more by taking a proactive approach to new tech. Then, research technology solutions.

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Convio rumors? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It is long held, yet obviously uncomfirmed, fact that Crooke was on the outs with both Austin and Hart, and with the GA acquisition, his services were only marginally useful. However, one of the things that I have always liked about the nonprofit technology community (of which Convio is a part) is that we have respect for each other in ways that is often not present in other fields/industries.

Openness Transforms the Nonprofit CRM Business | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In other words, legalistic and technological strategies have been designed to keep us paying our vendors. 48) { this.width = 48; this.height = 48; } ; if (this.width On 06.18.08 » Blog Archive » Cascade of Open Technology said: [.] You should definitely take a look at the recent blog posting by Gene Austin (or his marketing people) for more information.

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Top 6 Reasons Nonprofit Finance Pros Can’t Miss #bbcon

Connection Cafe

In addition, get to know other nonprofit executives, development professionals, and technology experts. Come learn from the tech experts and ensure that you’re optimizing your solution for what the future holds. bbcon is just a fundraising conference, right? Wrong.

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Read about Convios decision to not go public | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Convio , eCRM Convio Not Going Public, Withdraws S-1 08.04.08 | 3514 3 Comments [link] Convio+Not+Going+Public%2C+Withdraws+S-1 2008-08-05+00%3A22%3A03 Allan+Benamer According to the Austin American-Statesman , Convio bowed to the inevitable and withdrew its S-1 filing today: Convio Inc. As for IPOs, ii’s been the worst time for tech IPOs since the early 1970s with ZERO tech IPOs being offered last quarter.

2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. Tech Talk at SXSW. The minute you look at a screen, you are in a symbiotic relationship with technology.”

Deep in the Heart of #NPTech: It's time for our #15NTC Round-up


These socks were made for walkin'' The 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX was a-mazing! Advice from #15NTC , Tessa Srebro, VolunteerMatch [2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference] Part 1 - How do I configure it?

A New Kind of Society for the American Cancer Society | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

A New Kind of Society for the American Cancer Society | Non-Profit Tech Blog Allan Benamer: “…an interesting new use for a social network, bridging the culture of a geographically dispersed organization.&# (tags: causewired socialmedia) Posted by Tom Watson Filed in Links [.]

NetSquared Celebrates Progress and Looks Forward to 2015

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup’s NetSquared community organizers connect nonprofits with local technology experts. The goal is to create strong, self-sufficient communities of nonprofit technology professionals (and accidental techies too!). New York, New York: 501 Tech NYC Holiday Gathering 2014.

OM NOM NOM NOM: Blackbaud Gobbles Kintera | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It’s a nice job when you can get it UPDATE (6/2/2008): Don’t Tell the Donor has posted Gene Austin’s response to the acquisition. Blackbaud buys Kintera » Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology said: [.] Finance Quote for BLKB Most Commented Posts Feedburner says we have… Google Friend Connect Blog Network: Name: Non-Profit Tech Blog Topics: nptech , nonprofits , technology Join my network Blog Networks Design by IAMWW and Upstart Blogger.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Nonprofit technology, and more! Philanthropy Southwest / Austin, TX / $625. The Agents of Change Summit aims to unify and expand the community of professionals using marketing and technology to change people’s health and lifestyle behaviors for social good. Technology.

The 17th Issue of NTEN: Change is out - "Digital Inclusion and Technical Divides"


As you dive in, prepare to have your assumptions challenged about who’s using technology, and the role your organization may play in addressing the digital divide. The future of technology requires an active commitment to inclusiveness.

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The NPR Bump for SharingHope.TV

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In the meantime here is an excerpt of the article on online giving and sharing from non-profits: Technology can be a powerful tool in raising money for charities and nonprofits, especially during the holidays. Through technology, organizations can be held accountable because donors can track how their money is allocated. Tags: Info Tech Online Giving Donation Web Sites SharingHope.TV Thanks to our good friend Omar we got mentioned on National Public Radio a few days ago.

Thank you

Connection Cafe

Author: Gene Austin. Today at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference I attended the Convio affinity user meeting. In the groups it was “all things Convio” ranging from best practices, product pain points and tech support challenges. My first impression was that both NTC and Convio have come a long way as the room was packed.

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NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

Tech Soup Blog

That's why we're thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup in having a strong presence at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, Texas. Attending our events is like going to NTC in Austin — except without the cost of a hotel and flight.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

Tech Soup Blog

I've just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin and I'm pumped! There are NetSquared groups in 50 cities who are dedicated to holding events for their local nonprofit technology communities. (Please visit the site to view this video).

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: June 29th


Missoula Tech Club is on Facebook , thanks to the organizing of Jeanette Russell. Speaking of Tech Club organizers, our Austin Tech Club rock star, David Neff , went homeless for 48 hours with the Austin Mobile Loaves and Fishes guide. The only tech he took with him was his flip camera to document. And last, but not least, the Bayer Center for Nonprofits transformed their summer tech camp messaging into a song and shared it via video.

NetSquared Local Events in the First Half of August

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings… but we all know that meetings are boring! Peterborough, Canada: Tech for Social Good. Naples, FL: NFN4Good Tech Club for SWFL.

Awesome Sessions and Events to Supercharge Your #15NTC


The Nonprofit Technology Conference holds a special place in my heart and my calendar. This year, #15NTC brings the party to Austin, TX. Wearable and Mobile Tech: What it Means for Nonprofits. Mobile technology is taking over! From apps to beacons, drones, and mobile ad targeting, this session will review new possibilities mobile tech is creating for nonprofits and how you can make smart investments in mobile. Can''t make it to Austin? See you in Austin!

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Is the Donor Management System Dead?


That’s what Tompkins Spann, Vice President of Business Development at KELL Partners in Austin, Texas, told me a few months ago as I was researching an article about donor management system trends for the Nonprofit Times. Tech consultants and IT geeks may be thrilled with the power of a system with multiple modules or integrations, but for people on the ground, smartphones and tablets have taught them that technology should be powerfully simple.

Reboot Yourself: Take A Digital Detox Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another way to take a break is a “Digital Detox,” a period of time when a person does not use technology, the Internet, or mobile phone in order to reduce stress. If you find yourself in Austin, TX for SXSW on March 13th, please join us for the workshop.

Weekly Event Round-Up (Oct. 20-Oct. 26)


Whether it''s in-person events, such as NTEN Labs or 501 Tech Clubs , online Communities of Practice or webinars , or deadlines for contributing content or applications - this weekly round-up has you covered. There''s a lot happening at NTEN, and we want you to get involved! In this weekly roundup, you''ll find the full list of NTEN events, opportunities, and deadlines for participation.