Announcing the Digital Inclusion Fellowship


Only when everyone is online can we truly support our entire community with necessary services, access to education and information, avenues to employment, and social connections to friends and family regardless of income or where someone may live.

3 Ways Purpose Helps You Build a Better, Strategic Brand

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A great example is Raleigh International , a nonprofit based in the UK: its purpose is "to create lasting change through youth." Building a strong brand is about more than a logo.

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Fundraising Best Practices to Enhance Individual Donor Strategies


Third Space Studio based in Durham, North Carolina collected and analyzed the survey while BC/DC Ideas , a Raleigh based communications firm, designed the report and infographic. This post originally appeared on BC/DC Ideas. ———-.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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Raleigh. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

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Raleigh, North Carolina: Nonprofit Storytelling: What You Need to Know. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived. The weather's getting cooler (except for our friends in Los Angeles!), and the leaves are starting to change color.

Nonprofits plan to pursue more mobile fundraising :: Editor’s Blog at Local Tech Wire

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Nonprofits plan to pursue more mobile fundraising :: Editor’s Blog at Local Tech Wire: "RALEIGH, N.C. Nonprofits increasingly are thinking about mobile fundraising and likely will try it soon, but they also are stymied by not knowing how to market or promote their use of the new technology, the Philanthropy Journal reports about a new survey.Thirty-six percent of nonprofits responding to a

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


BC/DC Ideas / Raleigh, NC / $60. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Lack of resources hamstrings online efforts, nonprofits say ::

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Lack of resources hamstrings online efforts, nonprofits say :: "Raleigh, N.C. While many nonprofits have built their staffs and processes around traditional marketing and fundraising activities, a lack of resources is preventing them from adequately pursuing online activities, a new study says

Nonprofits warm up to social media ::

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Nonprofits warm up to social media :: "Raleigh, N.C. Social networking is becoming more mainstream for nonprofits, and the sector is beginning to staff up accordingly, a new report says.Almost three-quarters of nonprofits have a presence on the social-networking site Facebook, says the survey of 978 groups, conducted by ThePort Network, NTEN and Common Knowledge

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

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Raleigh, North Carolina: Storymakers 2016 — How to Create Digital Stories to Raise Money and More. The weather is getting better now that we're firmly into spring.

Transferring Funds in QuickBooks

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Register here for 10/02 in Asheville, NC or 10/03 in Raleigh, NC. (Please visit the site to view this video). This QuickTips deals with transferring funds from one bank account to. another. This tip will work with any version of QuickBooks. If you write an actual check to transfer the.

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

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Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina: Get More out of Excel: Tips and Tricks. If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've probably encountered one of my twice-monthly roundups of nonprofit tech meetups.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina: Get Your Holiday Cheer On! Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers.

New blogs of note


She's currently making a move to Raleigh, NC and her personal blog is at Reid All About It. Just wanted to let you know about four new bloggers I have had the distinct pleasure of getting to know recently.

Coming up.

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

On the 18th and 19th, Doria and I will be in Raleigh, where we've been invited to give a presentation at the first of a series of regional technology conferences sponsored by the YMCA of the USA. October is shaping up to be a busy month.

Your NetSquared Holiday Gift!

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Raleigh, NC: Time to get social! NetSquared holds free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: Shout-outs, Contests, Wikis


There's a lot of good info there on nonprofit technology topics, so even if you're not from the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, you might want to take a gander at the notes ! Flickr: cogdogblog Judy Hallman always rocks the power of wikis for knowledge aggregation and collaboration. She just provided a nice summary of her 501 Tech Club Triangle meeting notes in wiki format , so others can help add to and annotate them.

Live QuickBooks® Seminars Coming to a City Near You

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Raleigh, NC on October 3. If you’re a frequent visitor and you use QuickBooks® to manage your organization’s finances (as 70 percent of nonprofits in the U.S. do), QuickBooks Made Easy may have caught your eye. This CD-ROM-based training software is the creation of Gregg S. Bossen, a practicing CPA based in Atlanta, Georgia and advanced certified QuickBooks® pro advisor.

On Collins’ “What Makes Powerful Nonprofit Leaders” – a conversation with Association Trends’ 2007 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals


I was asked to start a conversation going with my fellow bloggers/readers and the other eleven 2007 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals (listed at the bottom of this post, who may or may not be familiar with this kind of blog-conversation format) as named by Association Trends back in November.

The g'Earls on Tech Training

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

On the drive back from the YMCA tech conference from Raleigh, Doria and I popped the Uncle Earl CD into the player, and listened to our friend Rayna play her fiddle and sing the tender cold-blooded murder ballad Willy Taylor. When the band drops out and we learn "she took out a brace of pistols that she had at her command." Doria said to me "that's the lesson right there. It's not enough to have the tools - you need to have them at your command. You need to master them."

Hardware Lifecycle Planning

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In the last week, I've had a number of conversations with my clients, and with the attendees at the YMCA Technology Conference in Raleigh, about how they deal with this fact of life. One of these days, the computer on your desk will die.

Social Networks in Small Places


She's made some deep connections with the Raleigh community through Twitter, which have led to a number of outreach opportunities. In just a few weeks, I'm heading to Colorado to chat with a group of nonprofits about using social media in their work -- but not in Denver. I'm going to Western Colorado, where everything is smaller.

Managing Technology Across Multiple Locations

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

A Case Study The YMCA of Triangle Area is a 14 branch YMCA in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina, with two camps -- Seagull and Seafarer -- a several hour drive away on the Pamlico Sound. In all the talk about emerging technologies I rarely hear discussed solutions for the problems faced by organizations with more than one location. But for many of our MEMBERS ONLY clients, building and maintaining an IT infrastructure across numerous locations raises issues every day.