Happy Birthday, TechSoup New Zealand!

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TechSoup Global has been rapidly expanding over the course of the past few years, with new nonprofit partners launched in 32 countries around the world (and many others on the way!). Our partner in New Zealand participated in a party hosted by Microsoft New Zealand to celebrate their first anniversary of being part of the TechSoup Global Network.

Remote Access Proves Critical to New Zealand NGO After Earthquake

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This post originally appeared on the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog and was written by Erica Lorraine Scheidt, TechSoup Global's Director of Marketing Communications. Through my work with TechSoup Global, all kinds of amazing stories cross my desk, but a letter we received from the Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand after their recent earthquake piqued my interest.

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Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. Australia and New Zealand. A global average of the benchmark data – as well as Global NGO Technology Effectiveness Ratings – are also provided. The Global NGO Technology Report is the only crowdsourced, multilingual survey and report for the NGO sector. Fundraising Research Social Media Tech Report

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Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide. For the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report, we are seeking partners that are nonprofit organizations, service providers, and/or media outlets who are willing to promote the online survey via email and on social media.

39 Social Media Stats from the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report has over 1,000 useful statistics for NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The data is also available in the report in infographic format by region: Africa, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the United States & Canada. Nonprofit Tech for Good will promote your blog post or article on Twitter and in our weekly email newsletter.

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Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

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You're probably already familiar with TechSoup's great blog posts on fundraising, like Fundraising: The Tech Tools You Need and 19 Effective Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Pros. The TechSoup Global Network is a treasure trove of fundraising wisdom. We've compiled some of the best articles, blogs, and webinars from our partners in Canada, Australia, and the global NetSquared Local groups.

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

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Presented by: Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Attendees will also gain insight by learning benchmarks for success as revealed in the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report. Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Tech Report Webinar

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

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That's why each month NetSquared organizers in 60 cities across the globe host networking events for the nonprofit tech community. We're a global movement with chapters in 20 countries. Check out the [blog]([link] to get a taste of our grassroots community. * **Katharine Bierce** recorded her recent [tech and philanthropy panel]([link]. Our **San Francisco** group curates a list of [tech for good experiences each month]([link] --> Upcoming NPTech Events.

26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

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2019 Global NGO Technology Report :: Download. Published by Funraise and Nonprofit Tech for Good. 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report :: Download. Published by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good. Please take the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey !]. Published by Global Web Index. Published by Infoxchange (Australia & New Zealand). Sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts.

Join a Nonprofit Tech User Group This August

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Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Wellington, New Zealand: Is CRM software right for yr.org? We’d love to help you start a new meetup. Your NetSquared organizers are gearing up for Social Media September , a month of social media for social good -themed events. We’ll be hosting social media surgeries for local nonprofits and community activists.

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

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Presented by: Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good. From chatbots to social advertising to the rapid rise of Stories, this session will focus on what’s new and next in social media so that your nonprofit can embrace being an early adopter to achievement maximum return-on-investment (ROI). What’s new in Facebook Fundraising Tools, Instagram Donate Stickers, and YouTube Giving. • Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

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Nonprofit Tech for Good is eager to learn about, add, and promote similar reports from other countries/regions of the world. 2018 Global NGO Technology Report :: Download. Published by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good. * The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live. 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report :: Download. Published by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good. Published by Tech Trust.

Skoll World Forum: My Annual Heart-Mind Feast

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This is my posse, the global social entrepreneur community, as well as the people who appreciate and support them. There were also some successor CEOs in the crowd, along with an explicit track for senior colleagues (like Betsy Beaumon, Benetech’s new President ), as the Skoll Foundation increasingly recognizes the importance of strong teams to their grantee organizations. I always walk away with new ideas from my fellow social entrepreneurs.

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5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

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If you have donated to a nonprofit within the last 12 months, then please take the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report ! This week Nonprofit Tech for Good donated $25 to 25 nonprofits in order to study how nonprofits are progressing in the design of their donation pages and in the efficacy of their online donation process.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 8, 2013

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The Internet has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to online nonprofit tech education. We’ve a global network of 50 #nptech meetups with chapters in 50 countries. If you want to keep your nonprofit tech skills sharp join your neighborhood group. San Francisco, CA: Open Source Tech Can Improve Your City & Your Nonprofit, & A Conversation w/ SAP. Wellington, New Zealand: net2welly 1st birthday meetup: potluck + Beth Kanter on video.

Face-to-Face Communications with Zoom Help NGOs Around the Planet

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As a nonprofit and part of the TechSoup Global Network of 70 civil society organizations, TechSoup has come to rely on Zoom. This makes it easy for our IT department to provision new users. Orienting new users is a breeze, because Zoom's training videos are short and to the point. We hope to have this exciting new offering available to you in fall 2017.

Join Us for Local and Virtual Events This Week With Social Media September

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Join our global tweet chat on September 18 to discover the latest in social media best practices. Get answers to your tech challenges at a NetSquared meetup (see list below). Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. New York, NY: Using Text Messaging to Achieve Your Mission. Guatemala: The Social Good Summit Global Conversation 2013 - Guatemala. Wellington, New Zealand: A very social, cool little capital talk: #net2welly Social Media Sept (2 of 3).

April NetSquared Events in Your Community

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NetSquared’s global network of volunteers will be organizing more than 30 events this April in communities as diverse as Mukono, Uganda; Wellington, New Zealand; and Boston, USA. We organize these free tech-for-good training and networking gatherings because we believe that it’s critical to build strong, self-sufficient communities of nonprofit tech practitioners. Baltimore, MD: April Tech & Social Change Meetup.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

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These global leaders are coming from the United Kingdom, Uganda, Florida, and DC. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. New Orleans, Louisiana: Hack Night — GNOCode — Net2NO: Meetup Extravaganza. Mississauga, Ontario: Hustle Hour — Tech Entrepreneurs Mastermind. San Francisco, California: LGBT in Tech.

Face-to-Face Communications with Zoom Help NGOs Around the Planet

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As a nonprofit and part of the TechSoup Global Network of 70 civil society organizations, TechSoup has come to rely on Zoom. This makes it easy for our IT department to provision new users. Orienting new users is a breeze, because Zoom's training videos are short and to the point. We hope to have this exciting new offering available to you in fall 2017.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

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This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Boston, Massachusetts: Tech Networks of Boston Roundtable: It's Legal for Nonprofits to Lobby, Organize, and Advocate! San Francisco, California: Tech for Good Monthly Mixer. Boston, Massachusetts: Tech Networks of Boston Roundtable: Designing Effective Public Engagement for Nonprofits.

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

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If you don't have a local group (I can help fix that problem! ), there are also free online guides and a global Twitter chat October 5 using the hashtag #storymakers2017. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Buffalo, New York: What Are Realistic IT Goals for Our Nonprofits? Chicago, Illinois: Making Tech Accessible to Nonprofits.

Social Media for Social Good Events Coming to a City Near You

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We have events scheduled for Douala, Cameroon; Adelaide, Australia; Wellington, New Zealand; Philadelphia, PA; and Honolulu, HI. There are several virtual events scheduled, including a global tweet chat on September 18. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Naples, FL: NFN4Good Tech Club for SWFL. Buéa, Cameroon: Vote for a New Organizer. New Orleans, LA: Net2NO. New York, NY: Using Text Messaging to Achieve Your Mission.

Keep your New Year's Resolution with NetSquared

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Now I’m no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year’s resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like “find a mentor” or “learn a new skill every month.” Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. we’d love to help you start a new meetup. Toronto, Canada: Tech Planning for 2014: Trends and Best Practices.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

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We''re a [global movement]([link] with chapters in 20 countries. Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Tanzania]([link] in Tanga, Tanzania * [501 Tech Club Austin]([link] in Austin, TX * [Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club]([link] in Kansas City, MO --> Upcoming Events. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN’s Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Wellington, New Zealand: Learn to Sketch Your Ideas.

What's NetSquared Up to in May?

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NetSquared Local is TechSoup's volunteer-driven network of nonprofit tech meetups and salons. New Groups. They collaborated with the TechSoup Global team to bring events into their communities. Eight of the eleven cities in the digital storytelling global tweet chat were led by Net2 local organizers. Baltimore, MD: May Tech & Social Change Meetup: Website Redesigns. New Orleans, LA: Networking Happy Hour + Going Away Event for One of Our Own.

NetSquared October Event Preview

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Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Houston, TX: Use Your Tech Powers for Good - Volunteer! Wellington, New Zealand: Chalkle: unlocking the gates to learning, 1 year on - #net2welly Oct meetup. We’d love to help you start a new meetup. Last month was a monster for NetSquared - we held 48 events during Social Media September , including 14 workshops and nine social media surgeries.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

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No more excuses are allowed about your New Year's resolution to power up your nonprofit tech skills — it's time to join a meetup and find your tribe! Just search at NetSquared.org and start leveraging tech to do more good. We also have a contest in which we're giving away $7,000 in cash prizes and a new camera. We're a global movement with chapters in 20 countries. Vancouver, British Columbia: Tech for Good: Blackbaud Is Coming on May 24.

Events Roundup: NetSquared Loves You this February

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With 50 groups in 20 countries there’s probably a Net2Local group near you (but if there isn’t we’d love to help you start a new meetup.) :-). Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. Baltimore, MD: February Tech & Social Change - Social Media Analytics. New York, NY: Getting Your Donors to Fall in Love With You.

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. Every month our global network of community organizers host Tech4Good events in more than 60 cities. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Mississauga, Ontario: Hustle Hour — Tech Entrepreneurs Mastermind.

Some Nuggets from NTC 2014

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Stephen is a NetSquared ambassador from Wellington, New Zealand and attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in March. See “Learn you will: interactive tech teaching from Jedi masters , plus session outline too! Inspiring stuff is happening on my doorstep: projects, tools, and apps being created in the coolest little capital Wellington, Aoteoroa New Zealand, are brilliant contributions to creating social change.

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NetSquared in May: Healthy as an Ox

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NetSquared Local is TechSoup’s volunteer-driven network of nonprofit tech meetups and salons. Stephen Blyth of Common Knowledge invited Beth Kanter to visit New Zealand to facilitate some workshops for NGOs interested in networked capacity building. New Orleans, LA: Networking Happy Hour + Going Away Event for One of Our Own @ Booty’s. Baltimore, MD: May Tech & Social Change Meetup: Website Redesigns. June already?

NetSquared's April Nonprofit Technology Meetups

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That’s why TechSoup Global also offers NetSquared, community of nonprofit technology meetups with groups in twenty countries. New York, NY: Salesforce, Oh the Possibilities: A Medium Dive. Washington, DC: Happy Hour: Celebrate Spring & Tech. Wellington, New Zealand: Nuggets from 14ntc conference, Washington DC - net2welly April meetup. New Orleans, NO: Net2NO’s May Meetup.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

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These global leaders are coming from Uganda, Australia, London, and Florida. We're a global movement with chapters in 20 countries. 501 Tech Club Austin in Austin, Texas. Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club in Kansas City, Missouri. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Wellington, New Zealand: Beyond the Graph — An Introduction to Data Visualisation.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

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We're a global movement with chapters in 24 countries. Check out the [blog]([link] to get a taste of our grassroots community. * **Katharine Bierce** recorded her recent [tech and philanthropy panel]([link]. Our **San Francisco** group curates a list of [tech for good experiences each month]([link] --> Upcoming Tech4Good Events. Every month, our global network of community organizers hosts Tech4Good events in more than 70 cities. Auckland, New Zealand: August Meetup.

Solutionary Women: Alli Chagi-Starr, Ilyse Hogue, Melinda Kramer and Reem Rahim

Have Fun - Do Good

So, if that's something that's interesting to you, I can definitely talk to you about details afterwards, but my advice to you is, number one: don't be afraid of the tech. So for me, I actually often pick my parents [when writing about technology], because they have dial-up, and they're not very tech-savvy. How can we uplift people out of poverty with this new green boom and not leave some people out. And just this year we started a new fair labor practices initiative.