Announcing the 2021 Open Data Project!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Open Data Project seeks to gain a better understanding of how NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. The survey and the project are available in English, French, and Spanish. Why the Open Data Project?

CoAct Project

Bloomerang

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Donor Participation Project to Host First Conference 

NonProfit PRO

During the heart of the pandemic, Louis Diez founded the Donor Participation Project, an online meetup for fundraisers to learn from one another. The project will launch its first conference this month. .

3 Reasons Every Nonprofit Tech Project Should Begin with a Discovery

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A tech “discovery” is the initial, independent phase of a technology project where key analysis, design and planning are performed BEFORE a buy or build decision is made. A separate discovery that provides a clear “go/no-go” decision point can also surface a project that should NOT be done.

The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

4 Grant Writing Tips for Your Nonprofit's Technology Project

TechSoup

Today, more and more nonprofits seek funding to invest in technology-driven projects. Although many traditional grant writing skills apply, there are distinct differences in how to approach technology-centric grant applications. Grant Writing

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New Book: Harvard Business Review Project Management Handbook

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Newest in the series is the HBR Project Management Handbook. Nieto-Rodriguez defines projects as : Limited in time; they have a start and an end. If you are a project manager , “This book will help you better understand project fundamentals.

Why Nonprofits Need to Make Project Management a Priority

Media Cause

Project management establishes a roadmap and timeline to get to its destination, and great project managers consider the journey it takes to get there. Project managers utilize a set of tools and processes that help identify resources and their efficacy.

Project Management: Benefits + What Nonprofits Need to Know

Charity Navigator

Project management is a set of tasks that lead to an objective that will move your mission forward. gantt chart kanban nonprofit courses nonprofit management software project management techsoup

Win Approval for Your Next Tech Project: A Guide

The Modern Nonprofit

Now that you’ve identified what the project goals are, pick measurable outcomes to determine what metrics you’ll use to track those goals. Embarking on a new tech project is like building a house. And at the end of the project, don’t forget to follow up and report back.

Salesforce.org Partners with The Atlantic on the Inheritance Project

Saleforce Nonprofit

With that in mind, we’re thrilled to announce that Salesforce.org is the technology partner for “ Inheritance ,” a critical reporting project by The Atlantic that aims to gather, examine, and share stories of the African Diaspora and the Black American experience at scale.

Three Most Common Traps In Project Management

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Susanne Madsen’s book, The Power Of Project Leadership , she recommends that you do not fall prey to these three most common traps in project management: Managing tasks, events and processes at the expense of leading people.

Evaluating Nonprofit Software: A Guided Workbook for Your Project

NonProfit PRO

Is your nonprofit considering investing in a new software solution? While a thoughtful evaluation process takes time, it pays dividends when making a technology decision.

Assembling the Right Team for an E-Learning Project

sgEngage

Assembling the right team for your project is one of the best ways to set your course up for success. . Project start-up. Admittedly, just like you can’t choose your family, you can’t cherry-pick which stakeholders have a say in whether your e-learning project moves forward.

Senior Salesforce Consultant – Project Manager in the US or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good is seeking experienced technology professionals to lead Salesforce.com implementation projects with nonprofit organizations or higher education institutions. To be successful on client projects, Senior Project Managers will have strong Salesforce configuration knowledge across a variety of Clouds and/or functionalities, as well as one or more demonstrated areas of expertise.

Smartsheet: Frustrated with online project management no longer

Judi Sohn

Over 3 years ago, I wrote a blog post about my quest to find decent project management software for Fight Colorectal Cancer. Right around the time I started at KELL Partners last year, I helped our team implement Smartsheet as our main tool for keeping track of timelines, requirements and deliverables with clients and internal projects. In addition to spreadsheets, there’s quite a bit of Microsoft Project thrown in (it can even import Project files).

WeAreMedia Project

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology WeAreMedia Project August 13, 2008 Yet another great NTEN project is happening, spearheaded by Beth Kanter, to develop a Social Media toolkit for Nonprofits. The project took a short break to catch its collective breath, and Beth has some thoughts and ideas that came out of that conference call.

Evaluating Nonprofit Software: A Guided Workbook for Your Project

NonProfit PRO

Use this workbook and the included resources to guide your planning, evaluation, and decision-making activities as you explore the best solution for your nonprofit. Software/Technology

How to build an all-star AMS project team

Nimble AMS

When you’re moving to a new association management software (AMS) system, having the right project team in place makes all the difference. Here are three tips to help you build an all-star project team for your new AMS. Identify the number one goal for the project.

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Three Most Common Traps In Project Management

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Susanne Madsen’s book, The Power Of Project Leadership , she recommends that you do not fall prey to these three most common traps in project management: Managing tasks, events and processes at the expense of leading people.

Your First Web Build Project: 5 Steps for Success

DNL OmniMedia

However, it’s not worth it to rush the project, especially if you fail to set a strong foundation and have to rebuild your site from scratch a few years down the line. Why Work With A Development Agency to Complete Your Web Design Project.

Professional Options for the Right Project Management

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

And on the other hand, only by analyzing and documenting the overall design of the project can a discussion with management that has a probability of success be established. This will be the starting point for all subsequent negotiations with the project stakeholders and the key to success.

Unsmoke Canada Cleanups accepting grant applications for litter cleanup projects

Charity Village

Unsmoke Canada Cleanups is a grant-giving program established in 2020 through a partnership between The Great Outdoors Fund and #UnsmokeCanada to support litter cleanup projects anywhere in Canada.

Evaluating Nonprofit Software: A Guided Workbook for Your Project

NonProfit PRO

Is your nonprofit considering investing in a new software solution? While a thoughtful evaluation process takes time, it pays dividends when making a technology decision.

3 Tips For Making Your Next IT Project Successful

TechImpact

Deciding to undertake a technology innovation or update project is a big task for nonprofits, but are attainable according to an article on npEngage , with these simple tips: Executive vision and involvement. Let’s face it, if the staff at a nonprofit do not have support and guidance from their executive leaders, the project will lack decisive direction and adoption. Of course, with any project comes some risk–the ‘what ifs.’

Sustainability at Classy: Project Green and Our Corporate Commitments

Classy

A big piece of our sustainability strategy is in partnering with Project Green, a community of Classy employees passionate about integrating sustainability into Classy’s stakeholder groups—our customers, our staff, our investors and partners, and our community. .

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An update on my quest for project management bliss

Judi Sohn

Over a year ago, I wrote a post expressing my frustration in evaluating project management apps for my organization. Project templates. The ability share project views with non-users. We shared project timelines with our creative consultants who struggled with the finicky plug-in even more than staff did. I can’t stand the fact that I can’t make a template from a completed project. Tagged: Basecamp , DreamTeam , Project Management , Salesforce.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. As a team member, I had watched project managers explain a project and worked with them to determine the required work and assign tasks to individuals. Project management seemed easy and straightforward.

Tech2Empower: The Llama Pack Project

Beth Kanter

This team I worked with helped social entrepreneur Alejandra Arias Stella , the co-founder of the Llama Pack Project to build a reservation system for the Llama treks. The next day, the whole group had an opportunity experience The Llama Pack Project first hand, by going on a half-day trek in the Sacred Valley. The Llama Pack Project has literally transformed their lives because they able to earn a decent annual wage with their llamas.

Project Management for Nonprofits: How It Can Help + 16 Software Tools to Consider

Wild Apricot

Your nonprofit organization has an important mission to accomplish and with that comes a never-ending list of initiatives to implement, events to organize, campaigns to execute, and relationships to maintain. The success of your organization depends. organizational-management

10 Ways To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Jay Miletsky 's book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic.

Project Management Tips: Team

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit professional, you wear many hats, often including being a project manager for your organization’s technology projects. In this series we’ll review best practices for project management, specifically examining the three T’s: team, timeline and talking. Developed from real life projects, they will arm you to make your next tech project a hands-down success. Vendor Partners: Think of the vendor as your partner on the project.

Six Questions To Ask After You Finish A Project

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? And, these questions are important to ask even if there was no mistakes made during the project.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. As a team member, I had watched project managers explain a project and worked with them to determine the required work and assign tasks to individuals. Project management seemed easy and straightforward.

What To Ask At The End Of Every Project

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge , recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? And, these questions are important to ask even if there was no mistakes made during the project. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Garry Ridge Ken Blanchard Leadership Project Leadership Project ManagementJust a little more advice from the authors of, Helping People Win At Work.

Can You Build Capacity by Taking on Another Project?

See3

For organizations with limited resources, project-based learning is a smart investment that can build your organization’s capacity while moving you towards your goals. The post Can You Build Capacity by Taking on Another Project? strategy darim online jewish day school professional development project-based learning social media

Interning in Guatemala on the Archive Project

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I had to bid hasta luego to the HRDAG team and Benetech family in December but am grateful for six months of seriously hands-on work on such a unique project. A guest Beneblog by Max Schneider People don’t typically associate boisterous merengue music with high-tech statistical analysis. Then again, I shouldn’t have been surprised when I heard the playful notes of a street band wafting through the window while in Guatemala with Benetech's Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG).

10 Ways To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Jay Miletsky 's book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic.

Frustrated with online project management tools

Judi Sohn

Each of us works on different projects for different programs. We are an efficient bunch, but what we lack is centralized project and task coordination. We need to be able to see how our projects are progressing over time. What the next year will look like for projects we know we're going to take on but haven't started yet. . I have spent the last week or two trying more of these online project management tools than I can count. Zoho Projects. .

[DATA] 14 Must-Know Stats About How Nonprofits Use Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. Why the Open Data Project? Open Data Project Sponsors.

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Exciting open access project in Vancouver!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just spent a couple of days in Vancouver with the team at the Public Knowledge Project , a terrific example of an open source social enterprise. Their largest project is Open Journal Systems, software for running a scholarly journal. It takes an editor through the entire process of operating and publishing a journal, with a heavy emphasis on open access journals (where the articles are freely available to everybody from the moment they are published).

Online Project Management Tools

Tech Soup Blog

complex projects that require careful management. complete their projects. options that nonprofits can use for project and task management. Project management software helps organizations manage the complexities of. large projects through scheduling, budget estimation, team. project leaders and team members with the tools they need, from Gantt charts to web conferencing, to coordinate the various pieces of the puzzle. Project Management Options.

[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Nonprofit Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. At the core of the project is the 2021 Global NGO Technology Survey. Why the Open Data Project?

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