What Your NGO Needs to Know about.NGO and.ONG

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To help NGOs understand how and why, the webinar below was presented by Heather Mansfield on December 13, 2016 to 230 NGO staff. NGO” is the widely adopted acronym for “non-governmental organization.” “ONG” It takes 5-10 minutes and requires documentation to prove your nonprofit, charity, NGO, or ONG is legal and in good standing. NGO and.ONG to your.ORG website, such as savethechilden.ngo. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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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 Global NGO Technology Report is a biennial research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use web and email communications, online fundraising tools, social media, mobile technology, and productivity software.

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6 Must-Download Mobile Apps for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thus far, nonprofits have struggled to create mobile apps that their donors and supporters want to use. Now 11 years after the launch of the first iPhone, social enterprises and socially-responsible businesses are finding creative ways to contribute to the mobile app economy with apps that combine lifestyle with social good. For 2018, these are the must-download mobile apps to explore. Mobile Media

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Newly Released! The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third year, the 2018 Global NGO Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 5,352 NGOs from 164 countries. The report is groundbreaking in that it is the only annual research project dedicated to studying how NGOs worldwide use web and email communications, online fundraising tools, social media, mobile technology, and data management and security software. The Global NGO Technology Report is a sister report to the Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Announcing the 2015 Global NGO Online Technology Survey ?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide use online technology, Nonprofit Tech for Good is conducting the first-ever Global NGO Online Technology Survey. This is huge undertaking, but a necessary one as the NGO sector becomes more diverse and global in scope. The 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report will be released in January and whether it is a success depends upon you.

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12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East mobile payment systems through messaging apps are on the rise and worldwide digital wallets are gaining users. That said, below are 12 stats to consider and research further about online fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. Source: 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report. 28% of smartphone users worldwide have used a mobile payment service (such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, WeChat Pay).

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The 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey is now available in ????????????, English, français, Português, and español!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in is its third year of production, the Global NGO Technology Report is groundbreaking in that it is the only research project dedicated to studying how charitable organizations worldwide use web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media to engage and inspire their donors and supporters. The Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit that operates the.org,ngo and.ong domains – is the sole sponsor the report.

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Free & Easy Design Resources for Your Nonprofit

The Modern Nonprofit

Pixlr has a great iPad and mobile app, allowing you to create beautiful images on the go! Build branding design flipcause modern nonprofit NGO nonprofitEstimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Free Design Resources for Nonprofits.

Giving Trends in Kenya: How the Growth of Mobile Payments Are Transforming Community Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Further, most Kenyans do not use credit cards, instead the majority of the population use mobile payments and cash. The lack of trust between NGOs and local Kenyans and the expectancy that NGOs are funded from outside Kenya are the key reasons for limited local fundraising towards NGO in Kenya. M-Changa strives to make it convenient for local NGOs to accept both mobile and card payments. Mobile payments are more accessible and convenient than card payments.

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N2Y4 Mobile Challenge and Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Save Your Seat: N2Y4 Mobile Challenge Conference is almost here! The organizers of this year’s N2Y4 Mobile Challenge & Conference tell us there are still a few seats left for the 2-day event convening the best and brightest from an inter-disciplinary field of hackers, entrepreneurs, activists and philanthropists. This year’s event convenes world-class speakers and (15) “Featured Projects” focused on innovations happening in mobile field competing for $50k in cash-prizes.

TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey: What We Found Out and What to Do About It Part Two

Tech Soup Blog

We released our report on the 2012 TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey in September of 2012 and have now had a few months to ponder the findings and talk to several of you about what you think of them. TechSoup Global's NGO cloud survey found plenty of contradictions and confusion about cloud computing. Cloud Contradictions in the NGO Sector. To quote TechSoup Global's Dan Web: We need solutions that include an ability to ask a question of an expert or another NGO user.

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TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey — What We Found Out, What To Do About It

Tech Soup Blog

We released our report on the 2012 TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey in September; we've now had several months to consider the findings and talk to some of you about what you think. And although NGO current use of the cloud seems superficial, we were surprised to find that just 9 percent of respondents to our survey were only using a "light" cloud app, which included office productivity apps. For the global NGO sector, cloud computing has arrived.

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In the Spirit of Year-End Giving ?? $0.99.NGO Domains Through 12/31/16!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your NGO, nonprofit, or charity has yet to protect your organization’s primary online brand (your.ORG website and email!) More than five million nonprofits, NGOs, and charities are expected to come online for the first time over the next 5 years, and as they do,NGO will grow in use and popularity. You have to prove that your organization is a legal NGO, nonprofit, or charity (by uploading legal documentation) to use the.NGO domain.

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Six Best Practices from the NGO Technology Report

Connection Cafe

The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report provides insight on the online and mobile communication tools NGOs around the world use to promote general awareness, communicate with core audiences and raise funds from donors, as well as an analysis of those online tools and comparisons of regional usage. 87% are mobile-compatible, which is a 9% increase since last year.

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NetCentric Advocacy: NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Identity Woman » She’s Geeky: An Women’s Tech (un)conference | Main | Google Presentations: Tell a Story Together: Network Presentations » September 20, 2007 NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki TacticalTech is doing some interesting work worth keeping an eye on. Link: NGO-in-a-box project - TTC: Mobile Advocacy Toolkit Working Meeting wiki.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Based upon data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report , this webinar will highlight how NGOs worldwide use the internet to build awareness and raise funds to advance their mission and programs and elevate their online brand.

Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Once your NGO has laid a foundation for online fundraising success by launching a mobile-optimized website, an e-newsletter, and having the ability to accept online donations, your NGO is then ready to use social media to maximize online fundraising and cause awareness. There’s both an art and science to effectively using social media and by implementing the best practices below your NGO’s ability to reach a global audience is significantly increased.

Mobile, Voice-Operated Everything, and Security, Oh My! Top Nonprofit Tech for 2016

Tech Soup Blog

Mobile. While that's not earth shattering, it is native for mobile and computers both, and it reduces our reliance on our overburdened email. Probably the most amusing mobile story of 2016 was the overnight success of the Nintendo Pokémon Go scavenger hunt mobile app and how nonprofits attempted to use it for a hot minute. Lithium ion batteries will continue to power our mobile devices — and continue to catch fire now and then, but not that often.

International Directory of Verified NGOs Launching Early 2015

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While many international NGO online directories do exist, the ability for international NGOs worldwide to accept online donations through the soon-to-be-launched .NGO NGO Global Directory is a unique service – especially for smaller NGOs from underserved regions. NGO Global Directory will be launched in conjunction with the release of the new.NGO and.ONG domains. Responsive design for compatibility with mobile devices. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But digital and mobile app payments are coming. Prediction: Gen Z will prefer mobile apps. Source: Global NGO Online Technology Report. Source: Global NGO Online Technology Report. 18% of all online donations come from mobile device users. Given the opportunity, 48% of American adults would make donations within a mobile app. The 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report. It’s true that social media is in transition.

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10 Emerging Trends in Online Communications and Fundraising to Watch in 2018

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Over those three years, Nonprofit Tech for Good and PIR trained more than 60,000 NPO and NGO staff worldwide! 56% of email opens are now mobile. Mobile Wallets for In-App Fundraising. Mobile Wallets are primarily understood as a Near-Field Communication (NFC) payment system, but they also offer online and in-app payments. mobile wallets are expected to surpass the use of both credit and debit cards by 2020.

4 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Register.NGO and.ONG

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First, “NGO” is an acronym meaning “non-governmental organization” whereas “ONG” means “non-governmental organization” in countries where a romance language is spoken i.e., Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Romanian. NGO or.ONG in the email address or a print publication promoting a.NGO or.ONG website, the default conception will be that your NGO, ONG, charity, or nonprofit is validated, legal, and trustworthy.

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Announcing the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Our goal is to achieve 10,000 donor respondents and any help you or your nonprofit, NGO, or charity can offer would be greatly appreciated. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media FundraisingThank you for taking the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey! .

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3 Fresh Social Ideas For Small NGOs

TechImpact

Once that solid base has been established, you can go even further by launching a mobile-optimized website and accepting online donations. Using social media to maximize your NGO’s online fundraising and cause awareness is an art form that needs to be carefully […]. General Social Tech mobile Mobile Technology nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech social media technology

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12 Demographic & Technology Trends Changing the Nonprofit Sector Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First-time access the mobile internet is exploding across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East and in Europe, North America, and Australia, the mobile web has surpassed desktop. NGOs that do not prioritize mobile technology and become early adopters of mobile payments in the coming years will struggle to remain relevant. 7) Gen Z is a mobile-first, multi-device population. Stats Social Media Mobile Media Fundraising

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report :: Download. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Based on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices. LinkedIn Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

Are the Majority of Online Donors Liberal Female Gen Xers?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,908 NGOs worldwide, the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report is groundbreaking in that it is the only annual research project dedicated to studying how NGOs use online technology on a global scale. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

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27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based on data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report , below are 27 stats about how NGOs worldwide are using online technology. The primary goal of the report is to set a baseline of benchmarks for success for NGOs worldwide in their use of web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media. Of those, 78% are mobile-compatible. Webinar Slides: Presented 2/2/17 to 1,600+ NGO staff.

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Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many small NGOs are also unaware of the services and resources offered to the NGO community by TechSoup Global , SANGONeT , NASSCOM Foundation , Meedan , and FrontlineSMS. my recommendations are highly affected by my location, my work experience, and limited to those tools and resources that I am well familiar with, but I hope your NGO finds the information useful. 1) Launch a new website that is mobile-optimized. However,ngo and.ong will be available soon.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Digital payments are going to make a big impact on social and mobile media in 2017, but there are some new fundraising services and niche tools and apps that speak to current fundraising trends in the nonprofit sector i.e., the decreased of use cash, the rapid rise of the app economy, and gaming for good. Bstow is a mobile app that allows users to easily roundup credit and debit purchases to be automatically donated to their favorite nonprofits.

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10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Today online donations make up an average of 7-10% of an NGO’s annual budget and online giving continues to grow – and will continue grow – every year. Now more than ever it’s crucial that your NGO knows the basics of a successful online fundraising campaign and has knowledge of emerging online fundraising trends in order to prepare for the future. Mobile giving apps will eventually go mainstream. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

20 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

17% of crowdfunding donations are made on mobile devices. For every 1,000 email subscribers, nonprofits have 285 Facebook Fans, 112 Twitter Followers, and 13 Mobile Subscribers. 51% of people who visit your website do so on a mobile device. Source: Mobile Cause. To gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide use online technology, Nonprofit Tech for Good is conducting the first-ever Global NGO Online Technology Survey.

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[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Nonprofit Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the core of the project is the 2021 Global NGO Technology Survey. To receive future updates about of the Global NGO Technology Survey data, please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter.

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82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

4% via mobile app/wallet. 63% of nonprofits worldwide regularly send email updates and fundraising appeals ( Global NGO Technology Report ). Mobile Giving. 24% of online donations in 2018 were made via a mobile device ( Charitable Giving Report ). 77% of donors who first donate from a mobile device make their second donation from a mobile device ( The State of Modern Philanthropy Report ). Large have 22,299 ( Global NGO Technology Report ).

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11 Must-Know Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Internet Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is an inaugural effort to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use online technology to communicate with their supporters and donors. Payment methods accepted include credit cards (82%), PayPal (52%), direct debit (47%), mobile text (6%), and digital wallets (3%).

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15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Preliminary results from the 2015 NGO Global Technology Survey reveal that social media is increasingly a primary source of online giving inspiration, but social media calls-to-follow were rarely integrated into the donation and “Thank you” process, and if they were, they were visually underwhelming. Three of the 32 nonprofits (9%) used their donation form to build their mobile list. 25 of the 32 nonprofits (78%) had mobile responsive donation forms.

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A Day Trip the Hague, Netherlands: International City of Peace and Justice

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What a friendly, welcoming #NGO – the Dutch office of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (@IFAW) – an organization working for the conservation of wild animals worldwide. In Fes there is an amazing and very well known NGO called American Fondouk which provides free vet care for donkeys – a critical mission in a city where donkeys outnumber cars and poor farmers most often cannot afford vet services. . Instagram Mobile Media Social Media

Free Webinar on February 27: 10 Online Communications and Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In honor of World NGO Day on Thursday, February 27, Nonprofit Tech for Good will be presenting a free webinar covering the top 10 online communications and fundraising best practices for NGOs. Your NGO’s mobile and social media campaigns will produce lackluster results at best unless you understand first how mobile and social media has significantly altered website design and email marketing best practices. Track and report their mobile and social media ROI.

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rapid rise of social media and mobile technology has had a profound impact on website design and email marketing, yet many nonprofits have not yet adapted to the new aesthetics and functionality of a mobile, social Internet. 55 % of email opens are now mobile. your NGO must mobile-optimize your content. Your NGO must invest in an email marketing service. Embrace a mobile-first email strategy. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media

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What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Gen Z

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,908 NGOs worldwide, the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report is groundbreaking in that it is the only annual research project dedicated to studying how NGOs use online technology on a global scale. Instagram Social Media Facebook YouTube Mobile Media FundraisingYouth belonging to Generation Z were born in and after 1998. The oldest of Gen Zs are currently entering college and finishing high school.

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[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. Topics include: • Current trends in nonprofit website design and how to launch a modern, mobile-compatible website on a limited budget. • Which social networks are used most often by NGOs as well as performance and engagement benchmarks based on the NGO’s size and location. • Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

5 Types of Online Campaigns Ideal for the New.NGO Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Written by Heather Mansfield who works as an Ambassador for the Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit operator of the.ORG,NGO and.ONG domains. Please Note: The NGO acronym translates to “ONG” in regions where Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese are spoken. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media

The effect of the Burma cyclone on Google AdWords buys within the NGO community | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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