5 Essential Free Online Courses for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alec Green , Chief Marketing Evangelist at NonprofitReady.org , an online hub of 400+ free online courses in topics ranging from fundraising to grant writing, leadership to program management. Many of these resources are 100% free. Sponsored Post Technology

Free Webinar on February 13! How NGOs Worldwide Use Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Over the last two decades the NGO sector has embraced technology, but economic and political factors and the quality of Internet infrastructure regionally often affects how well NGOs worldwide can use technology. How donors worldwide want NGOs to use technology. <<<

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Free file converters for your PC

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

To view that specific file we either need to purchase a program which can open the file or have to use free converter software such as onlineconvertfree.com. One can simply search online converter and the web will show multiple converters which are free for the users to choose from.

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11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Here are the top 11 tips for nonprofits to embrace technology for even greater impact.

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Free Webinar on February 7! How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cost: Free. Over the last two decades the global NGO sector has embraced online technology, but economic and political factors and the quality of Internet infrastructure regionally often affects how well NGOs worldwide can use new technology. Date: Tuesday, February 7.

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Guide to the Best Free Nonprofit Webinars

NonProfit Hub

The Best Free Nonprofit Webinars. Webinar providers constantly rotate the webinars they offer for free throughout a given month, as to provide fresh material and make the most of their existing recordings. So instead of giving you specific webinars, we’ll give you a list of the best free nonprofit webinars. You’ll have to check into these pages every month or so if you want to stay up-to-date on the best free educational material available. All webinars are free.

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Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

Connection Cafe

Long-term technology planning is always hard, but even more so when your enterprise hasn’t been launched, and might not yet be able to accept contributions. Procurement Technology Budgeting Compliance nonprofit planning Startup Strategy Sustainability Technology Strategy

Fall in Love with Technology with Free TechSoup Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is offering a bumper crop of free nonprofit and library technology webinars this fall. Sign up today! Targeting Donors for Year-End Success. On October 6, join Network for Good's Brian Lauterbach to get tips on smart donor communication.( read more ).

More than $100,000 in free technology up for grabs for local nonprofits | Crain's Detroit Business

AFP Blog

More than $100,000 in free technology up for grabs for local nonprofits | Crain's Detroit Business

The Changing Landscape of Nonprofit Technology (and What It Means for Your Org)

Connection Cafe

The emergence of cloud technology has changed the way people around the world work, communicate, share information, and support causes. The Changing Landscape of Technology. Instead, people are free to focus on their core tasks and mission.

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The Cost of Free Technology for Nonprofits: Thoughts On Ning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been working in nonprofit technology since 1992. I was Jill of all trades, assisting with a wide range of technology needs, from training to installing local area networks. (Yes, But these donated computers were FREE! So, if era of free 2.0 Photo by Eurleif.

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer. Download our free template rubric for evaluating data vendors here! ].

Four Of The Best Free Tools For SEO And Keyword Research

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

There are countless SEO and keyword research tools available for free online. They’re also free, which means that you can use the funds you’re saving on more vital aspects of SEO. Technology

What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I keep coming back to a decade old quote from Clay Shirky, “When the technology becomes boring, it becomes socially interesting.” We need to get to that point of more adoption. I spoke about how the technology is evolving and future implications. Credit: Festival del Fundraising.

What to Do When Technology Isn’t Your Problem

Robert Weiner

Does it feel like you never find the right combination of technologies to just make things work? It’s free, and that’s all we can afford. People and process problems frequently masquerade as technology problems. & technology for organizational problems. Copyright P.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Emerging Trends in Social Media for Small Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also, a toll free number is not provided for the webinar, but attendees can listen to the audio presentation for free over their computer speakers or call into a phone number provided by GoToWebinar. Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

NTEN Visits Free Geek

NTEN

Last week, during the quarterly staff retreat, NTEN staff toured Free Geek. Free Geek is a technology reuse, recycle, and education nonprofit based in Portland, Oregon. Electronics that live to see another day are given back to the community or sold in Free Geek’s thrift store.

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Leveraging Impact through Technology (LIT)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This last September, Benetech won a 3 million dollar award over one year from OSEP for a project we call Leveraging Impact through Technology, or, very appropriately, LIT. Exciting new tools, including a free, open source Android ebook reader and a free web-based ebook reader along with an accessible bookshelf in “the cloud.” disability assistive technology OSEP Bookshare android

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Free v. Paid: What’s the Best Choice for an SSL Certificate?

Byte Technology

It’s an age-old question: just what is something really worth if you can get it for free? Should you use free plugins or paid versions? Do free themes have the same impact as paid ones? Free SSL Certificates. The post Free v.

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Technology as Hamburger Helper ®

SocialFish

———————– We tend to think of technology as a tool, and for me the image of a wrench comes to mind, something I can pick up and use to make a difficult job easier. We use technology to send them information and register them for meetings.

Technology for All: From Gandhi to TED - Part 2

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Technology has the potential to improve the lives of millions across the world. The benefits of technology take longer to root than we expect and we have a bias against the future: we simply can’t foresee the things we haven’t invented yet.

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106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources! BlueHost is w low-cost web and email hosting company with excellent customer service and free SSL Certificates. Dulingo provides access to free online language learning tools.

Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact

Connection Cafe

Our panel discussion unpacked the role that data and technology plays in the relationship between funders and nonprofits and how critical this relationship is to accelerating success of the larger social good space. Additionally, tools and technology can help support and grow partnerships.

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JVIB 2012 Special Issue on Technology: Today's Game Changer

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm very excited to be a guest editor with the awesome Donna McNear on next year's special technology issue of the Journal of Vision Impairment and Blindness. Technology is advancing at such a pace that so many topics are possible, but to just name a few: Mobile (what might happen next!?) accessibility blind a11y JVIB assistive technology vision loss blindness

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Securing a Free Website for your Non-Profit

Byte Technology

Therefore, every NPO should be aware of the paths they can take towards securing quality free (or extremely discounted) web services. The post Securing a Free Website for your Non-Profit appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog.

4 Free Professional Development Opportunities You Might Not Be Thinking About

Connection Cafe

Many technology vendors run reference programs that allow them to connect prospective customers with current ones for the purpose of sharing their experiences with the solutions.

Free and Low-Cost Nonprofit Accounting Tools

NonProfit Hub

Here are some of our top free and low-cost picks to make your nonprofit’s workload a little bit more manageable. For years, TurboCASH has consistently received raving reviews as one of the best options for free accounting software. Do you use another free or low-cost system? The post Free and Low-Cost Nonprofit Accounting Tools appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Featured Human Resources Nonprofit Technology

The Power of Data to Free Women and Girls

Connection Cafe

How can communities around the world take bigger, bolder steps to free millions of women, men and children to live beyond the gendered stereotypes imposed on us all?

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How can nonprofits embrace technology to achieve social impact?

ASU Lodestar Center

New technology is consistently emerging and transforming how we interact with the world. However, if these organizations invest in technology adoption, they will reap the financial, operational and innovative rewards. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

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Free Christmas Tornadoes Home Cleanup Hotline Available Now

VisionLink

Call 1-800-451-1954 for free help from local relief agencies in Texas, Miss., 29, 2015 – From now through January 15, 2016 , Information Technology Disaster Resource Center ( www.ITDRC.org ) and VisionLink ( www.VisionLink.org ), are staffing and supporting a free hotline for debris removal and home cleanup after the recent tornadoes affecting several southern states. All services are free, but service is not guaranteed due to the overwhelming need.

How Are Associations Using Learning Technologies?

SocialFish

How are YOU using learning technologies in your organization? . Their goal is to understand both whether and how organizations are using learning technologies. Jeff Cobb says they “define “learning technologies” broadly. HELP TAGORAS OUT!

Technological Protection Measures and the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Why Circumvention for the Purposes of Access is Crucial A Bookshare Briefing Paper Prepared for the Diplomatic Conference for Visually Impaired Persons The distributors of digital content often use technological protection measures (TPMs) to discourage the making of unauthorized copies. Authorized entities are not advocates for the making of illegal copies, or the outlawing of TPMs, or wishing that all information were free.

Choosing the Right Free Technology in 5 Easy Steps

Tech Soup Blog

We all know technology is radically changing our world and accelerating your organization's ability to achieve your mission. A huge amount of that technology is available to you for free. But should you pursue every free solution just because it's free?

8 Tips for Your Nonprofit RFP Process Featuring a Free RFP Template

Everyaction

Do you have a savvy staff that can work with more advanced technology? And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer. Before you dismiss a proposal that incorporates unfamiliar technology, make sure to do your research. So your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant. You know what that means!

SXSW Panel: Join A Global Discussion About Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ll be at SXSWi Festival next week to moderate a panel and discussion on Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World on Sunday, March 13 at 3:30 pm. Our panelists include Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation, Mark Horvath, Invisible People, and Jessica Dheere, SMEX Beirut.

French Billionaire Opens Tuition-Free School in Silicon Valley - Bloomberg

AFP Blog

French Billionaire Opens Tuition-Free School in Silicon Valley - Bloomberg : "Based on the model Niel launched in France in 2013, the U.S.-based based non-profit will grow to 10,000 students within the next five years, the school said, allowing the institution to train information technology talent in large numbers." 'via

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2015 Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey

Frogloop

Did you know that over 64% of nonprofits include technology in their strategic plan, and there''s been an increase in the number of "data" staff at nonprofits? These are some of the key findings from last year''s Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments research.

How Greenpeace & Other Environmental Groups Are Using Technology to Build a Better World

Everyaction

Starting today, we’re launching a new series focused on nonprofits that are using technology in new, interesting, and insightful ways. First up, we’re spotlighting four environmentally-focused organizations and how they’re using technology to achieve their goals. Click here for a free demo of our best-in-class Fundraising, Digital, and Organizing tools. fundraising engagement advocacy nonprofit technology series

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Sticker Shock: The Dangers of Free Website Building & Hosting for Non-Profits

Byte Technology

Maybe you’ve heard the old saying “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” Well, when it comes to non-profit websites, many of which are built around that magic word—“free”—truer words have never been uttered.

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Aside from fundraising and digital tools, EveryAction also is a leading provider of nonprofit advocacy technology. The company is a leader in the nonprofit technology space. Attend free, weekly trainings. Your nonprofit technology shouldn't look like it was built in 1983.

4 Sustainable Technology Tips For Nonprofit Start-Up

TechImpact

For nonprofit startups, technology may be one of the farthest concerns. Bo Crader shares 4 tips to help nonprofit startups develop a technology strategy, in an article on npEngage : Long term planning. There are many donation opportunities in the technology community to be found.

Nonprofit Alliance Offering Free Technology Assessments to Local Nonprofits | battlecreekenquirer.com | The Enquirer

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Alliance Offering Free Technology Assessments to Local Nonprofits | battlecreekenquirer.com | The Enquirer: "Nonprofit Alliance is pleased to announce an exciting, free opportunity for area nonprofits related to technology capacity needs

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Help Your Members Embrace Technology

Wild Apricot

This post introduces a new free guide that offers research, insights and tips on how to get members, volunteers and your board to embrace technology. technology

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