5 Ways Good Technology and Data Improve Our Community Foundation’s Morale

Connection Cafe

We all live in a world filled with technology, which can prove to be a help and hinderance to our work and personal lives. We as a staff also take advantage of outside trainings or conferences related to our current software platforms as well as new 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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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

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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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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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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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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 ).

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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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

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] How to Streamline the Golf Fundraiser & Raise More Dollars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cost: Free. Technology can streamline everything, freeing up event organizers and their committees to focus on the relationships that move the event and the organization as a whole forward. How to leverage technology to make crucial asks that raise more dollars.

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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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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Technology as Hamburger Helper ®


———————– 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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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! ].

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.

NTEN Visits Free Geek


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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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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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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Planning a Golf Fundraiser in Uncertain Times: Technology Offers Time Savings & Flexibility

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Here’s how to leverage technology to plan a golf fundraiser in these uncertain times. As a nonprofit, you can get one for free through GolfStatus.org’s Golf for Good program.

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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

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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.

How Are Associations Using Learning Technologies?


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!

Free South Carolina Disaster Home Cleanup Hotline Available Now


Call 1-800-451-1954 for free help from local relief agencies BOULDER, Colo. – All services are free.

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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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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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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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?

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.

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4 Sustainable Technology Tips For Nonprofit Start-Up


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.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Communication & Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Attendees will also gain insight by learning benchmarks for success as revealed in the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report. Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

[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.

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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Technology Training Resources for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Technology, especially, can be difficult to stay on top of with constantly updating operating systems and new versions of software. Thankfully, there are many free or inexpensive training programs that can help you polish your technology skills.

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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Cisco Employee Changes Lives Through Technology Donations | 3BL Media

AFP Blog

Cisco Employee Changes Lives Through Technology Donations | 3BL Media : "In 2013, Roland Holloway learned he was cancer-free. With the help of Cisco’s Employee Purchase Donation Program (EPDP), Roland is empowering a local nonprofit with new technologies and helping others in need. For 9 years, Roland, a Cisco employee, had battled neck cancer, but a surprising recovery inspired him to give back to his community.

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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.

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


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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SocialCoding4Good: Mobilizing Technology and Volunteerism for Transformative Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last year, we found ourselves asking two key questions: What if we could build upon the enthusiasm and momentum that spring out of increasingly popular weekend hackathon-for-good events, and channel them towards existing, sustainable humanitarian free and open source (HFOSS) projects? One area that’s been especially rewarding is our engagement with technology companies.

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


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!

Collaborative Technologies for Social Impact: How Survivors Connect leverages the web and you can, too!

Amy Sample Ward

—– Aashika Damodar & collaborative technology for social impact. Survivors Connect is an organization supporting activists and building survivor advocacy networks using collaborative technologies to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking.