Volunteers Or Donors: The Millennial Question

TechImpact

The question has to be asked, then. The post Volunteers Or Donors: The Millennial Question appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. A lot of emphasis has been placed on the importance of corralling the next generation of donors.

7 Questions To Ask First

Connection Cafe

Daring to Lead report finds that a full 55% of your peer executives name technology as a “depleting” aspect of their job (it would have been the most depleting of all options surveyed, if not for the joys of HR – like evaluating and hiring/firing staff). The Seven Questions.

The 3 Questions To Ask When Selecting A Cloud

TechImpact

They are unsure of how to differentiate between providers, which will offers more value over another, and simply do not know what questions to ask. Here are a few great questions to ask while you’re out shopping for your nonprofit’s cloud. Image courtesy of SMB Tech Guide.

3 Questions to Ask When Considering Advocacy Software

Frogloop

Technology nptech Online AdvocacySo you want to change the world? Starting an advocacy campaign can be a lot of work, but it’s absolutely worth it when you get to look back on all the good you’ve done in the world.

The Big Twitter Question

Frogloop

In chapters five and seven there are some lessons learned on technology choices, and what to do. Data from Comscore Nonprofit marketers should evaluate Twitter once again.

Unanswered Questions When Moving To The Cloud

TechImpact

However, sometimes the obvious, simpler questions are skipped over or ignored. The general question of why you should move to the cloud is a layered one, and is perhaps the most difficult question to answer. The question really hinges upon where your needs lie.

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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How Do Questions Improve Nonprofit Technology Training?

NTEN

What are some ways you can use questions to improve your technology trainings? Questions ask your brain to mine your experience and expertise to come up with answers. John Kenyon. Principle. John Kenyon Consulting.

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Ask These Questions Before Changing Your P2P Program in 2016

Connection Cafe

Either way, I spend more of my personal time than I like to admit keeping up to date on all things peer-to-peer, social media, technology, marketing, fundraising, and serial commas. The question itself signified one of our biggest struggles in the nonprofit sector.

4 Important Considerations Before Investing in Today’s Technology for Tomorrow

Connection Cafe

What technology is best? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions – you’re not alone. As an account executive for foundation management technology solutions at MicroEdge + Blackbaud , I get asked these questions a lot. And because of this, customizable solutions are updated less frequently, making it difficult to keep up with the latest in technological advancements. These are questions you should ask before any new purchases.

3 Factors to Consider When Evaluating New Technology

Connection Cafe

The impact of technology is huge—we can’t function without it. This is why it’s essential for non-profit organizations to embrace technology with caution. Employees are more likely to have some of the latest technology and upgrade sooner than the organization.

What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the big questions and interactive components for the audience to ponder was an earlier iteration of Stephen George’s Fundraiser DNA. I spoke about how the technology is evolving and future implications. Like any technology, there is both the benefits and the dark side.

How to Prepare Your Pitch for New Technology Investments

Connection Cafe

How we get and share information, and our fundamental behaviors as human beings, are all being disrupted by the influence that technology and the internet are having on our lives and the world around us. And while the need to change is there, it can often be challenging to illustrate and justify the investment in technology that can make that change and growth possible. Below are the four key areas to focus on while preparing your pitch for technology investment: Know the trends.

3 Questions Environmental Organizations Should Ask When Evaluating a CRM

Everyaction

While this may be an intimidating proposition, the process can be made easier by keeping a larger value framework in mind and making sure to ask a few key questions. For environmental organizations, these are three questions that should be asked about any potential new CRM.

3 Ways to Enhance Donor Stewardship with Technology

Connection Cafe

Those at the leading-edge of transforming donor stewardship leverage technology to help them show donors their direct impact and generate enthusiasm that allows them to build stronger connections.

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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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3 Data Year End Data Questions Your Nonprofit Should Be Asking

TechImpact

Is there a word more often uttered in the nonprofit technology sector today? The post 3 Data Year End Data Questions Your Nonprofit Should Be Asking appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Tech data database donations nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech Data, data, data. Cloud might be a close second, but data has to reign supreme.

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Association Learning + Technology

SocialFish

How are associations using learning technologies? Every year or two the folks at Tagoras ask that question, and it’s that time again. Actually, they ask several questions, in the form of a survey, and the results are freely shared with the community.

The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions

NonProfit Hub

From newfangled technologies to heartwarming causes, it seems like everyone who’s raising money for anything is talking about crowdfunding. The post The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Josh Schukman is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Questions as Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love Jamie McKenzie's Questioning Toolkit that leads you through different types of questions and how you can use them in instruction. What I like most is the Unanswerable Questions. His other article is titled " Questions As Technology ," and while it was written in 2002, it still resonates: Because the new information landscape is streaming by at supersonic speeds, we find ourselves working overtime to ???get Questions make it possible

Technology, data and fundraising: is it getting too complicated?

3rd Sector Labs

We have been asking nonprofits a very important fundraising question, and getting some surprising results. The question: Is it easier or more complicated to execute a fundraising campaign today than it was 5 or 10 years ago? Isn’t all this technology and data helping?

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “ Learn You Will.” ” Plus many more provocative questions.

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4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. As a result of all these differences, each nonprofit’s technology should reflect their uniqueness. Image courtesy of University of Texas.

5 Cloud Computing Questions Nonprofits Need Answers To

TechImpact

Nonprofits have a lot of questions about technology advancements. Connecting Up lists the 5 main questions nonprofits need to ask themselves when choosing a cloud service. Must Read: “ Cloud Computing for Nonprofits “ by our Executive Director, Patrick Callihan.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit Technology, and more! Nonprofit organizations have moved well past the time when technology and data were treated as standalone entities. 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference. 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference. Technology / #19NTC / @NTENorg.

Technology & Community: Strategic Options for Building Movements

Amy Sample Ward

Technology and Community: Strategic Options for Movement Building. With the budget issues that have faced the world, it’s a question people in many sectors, including in our own, have raised.

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How to deal with technology change

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I saw a call for a ColdFusion developer on an email list I’m on, and I couldn’t help but think about technology choice and change, particularly in the website world, and how nonprofits deal with technology change (or, don’t deal with it.) But this article isn’t about CF, it’s about technology change. Technology is a rapidly moving beast. They are resistant to rapid changes in their technology, as well they should be.

Technology for All: From Gandhi to TED - Part 2

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Technology has the potential to improve the lives of millions across the world. The session posed the questions: “What is the future of work?” These technologies, Gordon pointed out, make money for their inventors and owners but put multitudes of people out of employment.

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Just Released! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good is very excited to announce that the 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live. The results of the survey will be released on September 16, 2019 in the fourth edition of the Global NGO Technology Report.

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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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How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy

BoardAssist

Do you feel you know the right questions to ask about your nonprofit’s strategy? This week, in her guest post for BoardAssist, she has provided six great strategy questions every board member should consider. How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy.

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

EveryAction integrates directly with text messaging service Hustle , so any time a supporter answers a question, takes an action, or registers for an event, that data is saved directly to their profile in your database. According to the recently released.

4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

BoardAssist

With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. 4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology. What does your nonprofit do, and how will this technology enhance your mission?

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. The participants work together in small groups, ask questions and discuss problems, and work together to find solutions and initiate joint projects. Technology does not solve problems.

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.

Technological Protection Measures and the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Why Circumvention for the Purposes of Access is Crucial A Bookshare Briefing Paper Prepared for the Diplomatic Conference for Visually Impaired Persons The distributors of digital content often use technological protection measures (TPMs) to discourage the making of unauthorized copies. Textbooks in IDEA, the United States K-12 special education law The issue of TPMs is the biggest future-proofing question in the Treaty.

Non-Technology Trends for the CIO, 2014 Edition

Connection Cafe

I thought Mary Beth Westmoreland’s latest piece on npENGAGE did a great job summarizing the high-level technology trends we often see and hear about in the nonprofit sector. Technology 2014 CIO Cloud fundraising nonprofit predictions Sustainability trends

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Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

It seems like an odd question, but it’s actually really important. Let’s say you discover this cool new technology that you think is going to make a big difference in the performance of your organization. The post Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Each of these five organizations exemplifies different ways to make industry best practices and technology tools work in a way that resonates with their supporter base.

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable? To do it, their Giving Day campaigns have embraced new technologies and outreach strategies to make philanthropy easy and, well, a ton of fun. Click to see the full infographic.

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2015 Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey

Frogloop

Did you know that over 64% of nonprofits include technology in their strategic plan, and there''s been an increase in the number of "data" staff at nonprofits? These are some of the key findings from last year''s Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments research.

The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions

NonProfit Hub

From newfangled technologies to heartwarming causes, it seems like everyone who’s raising money for anything is talking about crowdfunding. The post The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions appeared first on Nonprofit Hub Josh Schukman is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Nonprofit Technology Rockstars: Jason Shim

Tech Soup Blog

Those kind of moments really make me feel good about the work that I do and being able to share the knowledge to make technology more accessible to everyone. My next question was about being the first NTEN Award winner in Canada.