RIP: Rob Stuart, Godfather of the NpTech Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got hear the legends in the nptech sector in the early days talk about their work and was inspired. Rob Stuart shared my birthday, Jan. But we also shared more than that – the nonprofit technology field. Rob was the godfather.

Convio and Blackbaud: The NPTech Brady Bunch?


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The NPTech Response to Japan


Google Mobile network for good NPTech NTEN Social Media ProgramFlickr photo: Logan was his name-o It's been just a few hours since one of the largest recorded earthquakes and subsequent tsunami hit off the coast of Japan.

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Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

Tech Soup Blog

This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Washington, DC: May NTEN Happy Hour: Google Grant + Google Analytics = Better Results, Nonprofit Grant for Free Advertising.

15NTC Registration is Open: Be part of the largest #nptech gathering out there!


15NTC Scholarships Thanks to the generous support of the NTEN community, we''re able to provide scholarships to at least 50 individuals to attend the NTC who otherwise might not be able to attend.

Deep in the Heart of #NPTech: It's time for our #15NTC Round-up


50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics , Douglas Gould Company Must-Know Insights from #15NTC , Kevin Martone, Harold Grinspoon Foundation via Getting Attention 15NTC: Tech Tools & Austin Tips , Roshani Kothari, Ginkgo Street Labs NTEN 2015 Wrap Up , Paul St.

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NTEN Is Hiring an Educational Program Manager


Flickr photo by leighblackall By the end of 2011, NTEN will have produced over 100 educational webinars and 3 in-person local events, with many more in 2012. NTEN Programs are growing and so is the Program Team to support it. So, I'm thrilled to announce a job opening for NTEN’s Educational Program Manager. > Learn more and apply to join the NTEN Team! job nptech nten program

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The NTEN Community just got a facelift!


The NTEN Community platform recently went under the knife! We think the changes are even better than Botox, with our smooth, new platform to help you get more out of your NTEN community. community Community community platform nptech nten Communications

The 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report


> Download the 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report. Just over half of the respondents were NTEN members: 55% answered that they were members, 34% said they were not members, and 11% did not know whether they were current members. > Download the 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report.

10 Reasons to be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

Connection Cafe

We’re one month out from NTEN’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Washington, DC. The NTEN team does a remarkable job of facilitating an environment ripe for connection with no limit to how much you can learn from peers.

Exciting Changes in the NTEN Community: Our New Community Platform


Recently we took a survey of the NTEN community to get your opinions about online platforms and how you like to engage online. We think the changes will enhance the benefits of the NTEN community and make it easier to connect and collaborate with your fellow nonprofit peeps.

Sharing the NTEN Awesome: November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month


It’s November again, which means NTEN is hosting their annual Member Appreciation Month chock full of free webinars, giveaways, blog posts and love for NTEN Members. We SocialFish LOVE NTEN. You can check out the full list of upcoming NTEN webinars at [link]. (


Google Drive as an Organizational Document Management System: an NTEN Case Study


NTEN. A look at the basics of NTEN's own continually evolving Google Drive Policies and Document Management System. In all seriousness though, I see examples everyday where small issues with our own internal document management system can easily spiral into much larger issues of lost productivity, duplicated work, or conflicting messages, and I'm guessing NTEN is not alone in this. document management system Infrastructure Leadership nptech nten Policy IT Staff

NTEN Research Committee: Want to join?


We''re looking for individuals interested in serving in a volunteer position with NTEN on the Research Committee. At NTEN, it is incredibly important to us that the community we serve is an active part of our work. NTEN has an active Membership Committee, serving to provide insight and direction on the role of membership, the benefits and value of membership, and opportunities for engaging new and current members. committee community nptech nten research

The 11th Issue of NTEN: Change is out: Managing Through the Noise


In this issue of NTEN: Change, we take a holistic approach to looking at some of these internal processes, including trust building to demonstrate impact, making decisions with data, and prioritizing activities through evaluation. Have you looked outside your organization lately?

NTEN's Technology Leadership Academy Returns for 2012


The Academy gets at the very heart of what NTEN does. nptech nten technology leadership academy tlaWe're excited to announce that the Technology Leadership Academy is returning in 2012. Even better, thanks to the generous support of Google and the Andrew W.

NTEN and National Volunteer Week


Inspired by National Volunteer Week, NTEN took a few hours of work time to volunteer in our local communities. Down in NTEN South (AKA San Francisco, CA), Membership Director, Megan Keane, joined a group of One Brick volunteers to clean up after San Francisco Friends of the Library 's Spring Book Sale. Fun fact: One of the participants from NTEN’s Oregon Nonprofit Tech Readiness Program is staffed there. We love learning from the nptech community!)

Call for Submissions: Contribute to the NTEN Blog, e-Newsletter, and Journal


Flickr: LexnGer In case you hadn't noticed, NTEN is a community of nonprofit and technology professionals sharing information about using technology effectively for nonprofit work. NTEN:Change : our quarterly digital journal, designed for non-technical nonprofit leaders.

Fall Fundraising Resources from the NTEN Community


In no particular order, here is a compilation of some of the NTEN community's favorite fundraising resources that surfaced throughout September. On Wednesday, September 28th, NTEN members ASI are hosting a webinar touring their donor management software, iMIS. Debra also presented an NTEN webinar this month, "The Social Website: Integrating Social Media into Website Design and Function". NTEN Member Pamela Grow tackled nonprofit email marketing on Pamela's Grantwriting Blog.

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NTEN Announces Launch of New Publication for Nonprofit Leaders (and It's Free!)


NTEN's mission is to help you do that. As part of that effort, we’re excited to introduce NTEN:Change , a quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders. Today at the 11NTC , NTEN's Executive Director, Holly Ross, announced the launch of the journal during the morning plenary.

Latest Issue of NTEN:Change is Live: Myth-Busting, Everyday Innovation, Case-Studies, Confessions, and More


Has it been a year already since we launched NTEN's quarterly digital journal for nonprofit leaders? I'm pleased to announce Issue Five of NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders !

Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising

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On December 31st, 2015, the busiest day of the year for online fundraising, we had just one email queued up to go out from NTEN. But NTEN is certainly not the only organization leveraging advances in technology to make fundraising a donor-centric process.

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The Content Curation Issue: NTEN:Change Six is Live


I'm pleased to announce Issue Six of NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders ! As well as content from the experts at Creative Commons , the NTEN community, a podcast from the CTK Foundation , and.

The 2014 NTEN Community Survey Report is here!


Every year, NTEN conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN Community. community Community community survey engagement nptech nten Organizational Culture report research Staffing Strategy survey Program

Three Elements to Create a Powerful Communications Triangle


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November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month


This month is all about YOU, NTEN Members! Each week, different NTEN staff will be taking the lead and asking members to share the spotlight about how technology is used in their work. You can participate and share your NTEN story by answering the prompt "I've been an NTEN Member for _ years because _ and I use technology to _." Simply by being an NTEN Member, you're already included. mam membership nptech ntenWelcome to Member Appreciation Month!

NTEN Member Roundup: Technology in 5 Words, Happy Mamas Day, and Nonprofit Life in Magnetic Poetry


When longtime NTEN Member, Jen Newmeyer , tweeted about her NPTech work, magnetic poetry-style, it gave us the idea to ask her to share her latest technology success story. What else are NTEN Members up to? Sign up here using the coupon code: NTEN.

#GivingTuesday is almost here! NTEN Members share their campaign plans


Many NTEN Members are taking part in #GivingTuesday this year, and we asked our Members to share their campaign plans. NTEN is taking part in #GivingTuesday this year too, and we hope you''ll join us for free community celebration on #GivingTuesday.

NTEN Case Study: Managing Systems and Documents in the Cloud


NTEN, whose mission is to help members strategically use technology to make the world a better, just, and equitable place, didn't so much consciously move to the Cloud as come of age in it. When IT Director Karl Hedstrom joined NTEN in 2006, a few employees had been working remotely, thanks to the Cloud. Today, roughly one-third of the 13-member full-time staff work outside NTEN''s Portland, OR, headquarters. Kimberlee Roth. Out-Word, LLC.

Use Technology for GOOD (You Could Win a $2,500 Grant and Free NTEN Membership)


It's time to get your geek on, NTEN community! You could win a $2,500 grant from GOOD and a free NTEN Membership! The NTEN judging panel will review the top 10 voted submissions and determine the final winner and the 2 runners-up. GOOD nptech nten

NTEN's Website Redesign: Survey results from the community


With NTEN''s website redesign project underway, we took a step back and asked, "How do we know how our users use our site and what they want if we don''t ask? The biggest pet peeve users cited was that NTEN is very-text heavy and not very engaging.

Write for NTEN Connect


In the short term, you've only got a few more days to submit articles -- or cool links -- for the next issue of NTEN Connect. As you may have heard , November is Member Appreciation Month at NTEN, a time to celebrate the best thing about us: you.

#SXSWGood: Articles from NTEN on SXSW Social Good Sessions


NTEN Marketing & Publications Director, Joleen Ong (@joleendearest) and I (@penguinasana) attended SXSW on March 7-11 and reported for the Nonprofit Times. sxsw #sxswgood Community NonProfit Times nptech sxsw Communications

A Guide to the 2012 NTC for Nptech Experts & Drupal Dorks


This blog post marks the unofficial launch of our NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference coverage. There is going to be more to love at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference this year. The NTEN staff and agenda steering committees took this very seriously. The NTC must always be a welcoming place for newbies who are taking their first taste of nptech kool-aid. Like all good nptech experiments, I expect we will make mistakes that we can learn from for 2013.

Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81


I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. Holly and the rest of the NTEN team (including all the volunteers) did an incredible job inspiring of over 1800 people for three days.


NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption


Teaser: We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15 This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google. The grant will support NTEN's work to educate technology leaders about the evolving role of technology in nonprofit work, and beyond that, to produce research and training on cloud technologies and data management, visualization, and collaboration. This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google. Google NPTech NTEN Fundraising

2011 NTEN Award: Peter Campbell


NTEN gives two awards to NTEN Members, including the Lifetime Achievement Award , which we blogged about already. The second award is the "NTEN Award," given this year to Peter Campbell, IT Director for Earthjustice. Former NTEN Awardee John Merritt presented the award to Peter, and I'd like to share his words: The NTEN award is given each year to a person who the lives the values of our community. awards NPTech NTEN nten members

The 2013 NTEN Community Survey Report


As the NTEN Community overall consists of a greater number of non-members than members, we are pleased to see this balance reflected this year in response rates. > Download the 2013 NTEN Community Survey Report. community Community nptech nten report research survey Program

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption


We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15 This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google. The grant will support NTEN's work to educate technology leaders about the evolving role of technology in nonprofit work, and beyond that, to produce research and training on cloud technologies and data management, visualization, and collaboration. NTEN's work is vital to fostering impact in the nonprofit community.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , HandsOn Tech , DataKind , and more. Austin, Texas: Google Digital Inclusion Fellowship — NTEN, Skillpoint, and Austin Free-Net.