Why Kansas City Has a Shot at Bridging the Digital Divide

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I had the opportunity to participate in the launch of the new Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. It addresses the thorny problem of bringing the 25 percent or so of people in the city who are still not participating in the information age to inclusion. So why is Kansas City investing more money on digital inclusion? The broadband company, CenturyLink , is also building a gigabit fiber network in Omaha, so this is definitely a growing trend.

New Mobile Giving Facts You Must Know


Naturally, the nonprofit sector is looking at this trend and searching for the most effective way to leverage the power of the new technology to aid fundraising and volunteer recruitment efforts. Mobile giving wants to trend up. Image courtesy of iThemes.com.

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Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

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The big nonprofit tech trends this past year seemed to be in the areas of the emergence of mobile devices, social media stratification, the launch of Office 365 for Nonprofits, some huge digital inclusion initiatives, and lots of other things. It’s a longer-term trend.