Infographic: Women Working For Nonprofit Orgs


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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. But for most, the quick benefits of saving time, money and technological headaches will be a welcome change.

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How does your org measure up to others? | Research Benchmark Tool

AFP Blog

How does your org measure up to others? Research Benchmark Tool : NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Benchmarking Tool is based on our annual research on technology staffing and spending, and it provides you with dynamic reports, customized to your organizational staffing and budget levels

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DIY Nonprofit Technology: Getting Funding for Tech at Your Org


By Paula Jones, Director of Technology, The N. Center for Nonprofits, I have the opportunity to talk with many nonprofit board members and staff across North Carolina about their use of technology. In doing so, one statement that resonates with everyone is “No one funds technology.”

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Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network: "2007Submitted by Annaliese on Wed, 12/19/2007 - 2:21pm.nonprofit technoloy | NPTech | NTEN | nten membersLong-time NTEN member organization VolunteerMatch made it into TIME's list of Top 10 Websites for 2007.

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Tech Across Your Org: Technology Leadership at a Small Organization


By Judi Sohn, Outgoing VP of Operations, Fight Colorectal Cancer Fight Colorectal Cancer: > 6 year-old Org > 6 Full-time Staff > $1.1 But I do have to do my homework and make smaller, strategic technology decisions. Focus first on process, not 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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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.

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6 Steps for Getting Started with Social CRM for Membership Orgs


Social CRM is a business philosophy supported by technology and workflow. Please contact us if things are going well and you have an interesting success story we can write about on SocialFishing to help other orgs. Social CRM Use Cases for Membership Orgs.

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Growing Readers: Free Webinars for Early Childhood Orgs

Tech Soup Blog

The Early Learning Lab , Frontiers of Innovation , and New Profit , along with partners Joan Ganz Cooney Center and TechSoup, are working together to build the technology capacity of the early childhood education field. Plant the Seed of Reading with Technology for Family Engagement.

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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4 Steps to Ensure Your Nonprofit Technology Investment Pays Off in Months, Not Years.

Connection Cafe

In a recent paper, Making the Pitch to Nonprofit Leadership: How to Convey and Sell the Need to Invest in Fundraising Technology , my colleague Danielle Johnson-Vermenton and I explored how nonprofit fundraisers can advocate for investments in online fundraising technology. As social, mobile and multichannel engagement strategies have redefined how we build relationships with constituents, having the right technology at your disposal is a vital.

Social Media for Good and Evil, Strong and Weak Ties, Online/Offline,and Orgs and Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rather than comparing Woolworth sit-ins to the much-hyped Twitter Revolution, finding the latter coming up wanting, and stopping there, Gladwell might have given some space in the New Yorker to dig a little deeper to find examples of folks using technology to organize in intriguing, successful ways.

Tech Across Your Org: Program and Fundraising Innovation Sprung from an Internal Technology Project


And when we fail, the donor would be notified at the same time as the executive director So as we were developing this new technology for reporting, it was no giant leap of imagination to ask ourselves, “What if our internal accountability platform were entirely open to donors?”

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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.

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Tech Across Your Org: Social Media Collaboration Across the NYC Elder Abuse Center


She blogs regularly about the intersection of social media, nonprofits and technology at Community Organizer 2.0. change management Change Management Collaboration Leadership nonprofit technology nptech nten:change Organizational Culture Policy Social Media social media strategy Staffing Strategy Communications[Editor's note: The following is from the December 2012 issue of NTEN:Change , NTEN's quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders.

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Tech Across Your Org: Risks and Rewards of Combining Volunteers and Social Media


Here are some examples: Community engaging volunteers nptech nten Organizational Culture Social Media social media and volunteers Staffing Strategy volunteers and technology CommunicationsShari Ilsen. Online Communications Manager. VolunteerMatch. Social Media is an important tool for engaging with your community -- but what are the risks and rewards of working with volunteers to implement your social media strategies?

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Nonprofits Show Technology in Action

Tech Soup Blog

What does technology in action look like? In September, we asked nonprofits and libraries to show us exactly how technology activates their organization and helps fulfill their mission. "Often the best technologies don't look like a 'computer.'

2011 NTC Preview: 6 Steps to Refocus Your Small Org Tech Strategy


Steve Heye, Web Project Manager, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Smaller nonprofits may feel like sophisticated technology is out of reach; it requires more budget, more staff, and more expertise than they think they have. Small orgs work quickly, but often times that acceleration lacks direction. Here are six steps that will help give your technology direction. The hardware and software that are top of mind, that you use everyday, are your core technologies.

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Religious Organizations Are Now Eligible for Intuit QuickBooks Donations!

Tech Soup Blog

All our educational resources, including the TechSoup blog , articles , and webinars , help you choose and use the right technology, so your religious organization can spend more time focusing on its mission. Exciting news!

What makes a nonprofit technology project successful?


I've been working with a variety of nonprofits on different types of technology projects, and I think I'm getting better at "picking the winners" right out of the gate. If you're not budgeting for technology, then you org has larger problems than just this single project.

Nonprofit Technology Conference Session Hot Picks! #18NTC


Are you going to the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#18ntc)? Activism in the era of Trump: How nonprofits can respond to a mobilized base and the technology that’s empowering them. Tokenizing Is A Thing Of The Past – How To Actually Make Your Org LGBTQ Inclusive.

Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Widgets Org 2.0 3C%3E+Widgets+%3C%3E+Org+2.0+%3C%3E+Second+Life I’ve seen a lot of blog postings in the nonprofit tech and marketing sector lately about Org 2.0 , widgets , Second Life and Web 2.0 It is TRUE that many nonprofits are missing the boat for whatever reason (my org included) on Web 2.0. It’s just that there are long-standing, non-technological barriers of entry to these new strategies and they underlie many other concerns. technologies.

Technology Should Serve Inspiration, Not the Other Way Around (Video)

John Haydon

In this short video, I share an experience I had working with a nonprofit to help them find the right people to represent the org online. Strategy culture social media guidelines technology

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Org Charts: Social Networking for the At-Work Set

Museum 2.0

Org charts, like maps, aren't given the attention they should be, especially in large institutions. Org charts are not just about putting people in their place. In 2005, I visited COSI Columbus.

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How to: Getting Your Head (and Org) into the Clouds


First, conduct an ad hoc technological assessment. These organizations provide research material and support articles to help you make informed decisions about technology. You can think of them as consumer reports for non-profit technology. Rob Jordan, Idealist Consulting.

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How to: Getting Your Head (and Org) into the Clouds


First, conduct an ad hoc technological assessment. These organizations provide research material and support articles to help you make informed decisions about technology. You can think of them as consumer reports for non-profit technology. Rob Jordan, Idealist Consulting.

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SXSWi Innovation and Technology for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Each year thousands of technology advocates, new media marketers, and multi-channel storytellers come together in the home town of Convio for five days of networking, parties, and sharing. Part conference, part festival, it’s an opportunity for people who embrace technology to find others with similar interests. You’ve surely heard all the stories about how SXSWi is about the next new app, technology, or web service. Author: Corey Pudhorodsky.

A Closer Look at Nonprofit Technology Benchmarks: Staffing Ratios


[This is part two of a series taking a closer look at the key benchmarks from our 6th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey Report , conducted with The NonProfit Times. > Download the 6th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey Report.

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A Closer Look at Nonprofit Technology Benchmarks: Tech Adoption Levels


[This is part three of a series taking a closer look at the key benchmarks from our 6th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey Report , conducted with The NonProfit Times. We have HIGHLY innovative staff who push our available technology structures to capacity.

7th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Report: A Closer Look (Staffing Levels)


Last month we released our seventh annual report on nonprofit investment and practices regarding technology. I''d like to take a closer look at one aspect of our research and organizational practice: technology staffing levels.

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Aligning Your IT Needs With Your Org's Mission (or, Doc Brown to the Rescue)


But the goal of IT alignment is to use technology to support and enhance the work you do to meet your mission. There's a trope in many a science-fiction movie: you need to fix the tech to save the day. In Empire , R2D2 reconnects the hyperdrive just in time. In Wrath of Kahn , Spock fixes the warp drive just in time. In Back to the Future , Doc Brown gets the cable plugged in -- yes, just in time.

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The Future of Nonprofit Technology: Some Predictions


More orgs will hire CTOs. Technology will finally enter the c-suite of not-for-profit orgs. But as open source code bases like Drupal become more popular, not-for-profits will realize that we no longer need to outsource to technology firms because building a platform is cheap and easy and keeping up with upgrades is important. The hottest org in 2020? By Nancy Lublin, CEO and Chief Old Person, If I had a crystal ball.

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Refugee Response: TechSoup's New Online Technology Resource for NGOs Helping Refugees

Tech Soup Blog

Refugee Response is an online technology informational resource that provides technology-related support for NGOs that serve refugees. Why NGOs and Humanitarian Workers Need Technology. Please send your articles to InternationalPartnerships (at) techsoupglobal (dot) org.

Vote for TechSoup's Sessions for the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference!

Tech Soup Blog

The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference is coming to TechSoup’s hometown of San Francisco in April and we couldn’t be more excited! The Nonprofit Technology Conference ( 12NTC ), organized by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), brings together nonprofit leaders from far and wide to learn about the latest in technology that can benefit their organizations and the communities those organizations serve. Tips and Tools for Technology Planning.

Does Your Org Have a Social Network? Tell Us About It.


We'll release the results at the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco. Flickr Photo: Luc Legay You use social networks at work, right? It's okay to admit it. In fact, we want you to tell us all about it in a survey about social network use by nonprofits that we're running with Common Knowledge and ThePort. > > Take the Survey ! It should only take you about 5 minutes to complete the survey and contribute to the nonprofit tech community knowledgebase. (It

Is Your Org Rockin' the Tech? You Could be the First.ORG Ambassador!


It used to be generally agreed that the nonprofit sector lagged at least two years behind the private sector when it came to technology use. Today, there are organizations large and small doing amazing things with technology to create actual social change. If you think your organization is rocking technology in service of your mission, you should: > Apply today !

Are You Sending an E-Card to Mom or Dad This Holiday?

Tech Soup Blog

While many of us may have an IT departments, an accidental techie or a personal friend to whom we can refer our questions about security, many seniors may not have those resources for their technology questions. Security symantec digital inclusion tssymantec digital literacy tscommunity org

4 Ways Smart Integrations Can Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

B Lab, the nonprofit org that helps create a healthier earth by certifying businesses who meet social and environmental standards as a B Corp, saves 40 hours a month and $70K in labor costs through automation by creating a bi-directional sync between their CRM and Accounting apps.

GitHub for Good: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits and Nonprofit Technology Companies Using GitHub. Classy: Guest Post TechnologyBy Richard Chiriboga , a web project manager and front-end developer and founder of

I’ve worked with about 10 orgs of various sizes–the largest being about 20 staff. I sit down with each org and talk about how they raise money, so that I can understand the work in enough detail to be sure the database I build will support them in that work.

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Guest Post by Paul Lamb: The Religion & Technology Divide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Submitted by Paul Lamb, Principal of Man On A Mission Consulting As an avid promoter of technology for social change, and as an active participant in a community of faith, I have often wondered why the two worlds remain so segregated?

Smartphone Follies | Idealware


Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Smartphone Follies By Peter Campbell , September 18, 2008 If you man the support desk, or are the accidental techie for an org of ten or more people, chances are that you get a lot of questions about smartphones.