Developing a Nonprofit Tech Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Maybe you love new tech, or maybe you feel exhausted by it sometimes. Once your year-end giving campaigns have drawn to a close and all the dust has settled, you should be in an excellent position to get a strong sense of your strengths and weaknesses to start developing a tech strategy.

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6 Tech Considerations Before You Build a New Website

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We get it—a new website is a tantalizing endeavor. When you find yourself with the resources to pull it off, all you can think about is that shiny new digital facelift. But, when you start to get into it, you might realize that you don’t know what you don’t know.

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Building Tech Capacity with Pro Bono Volunteers

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In our nearly 20 years of experience managing pro bono projects, we’ve learned that tech experts can be a valuable volunteer resource for your organization. Why Engage Tech Volunteers? We are also in the process of sourcing tech projects for Tech Impact Week, a project we are hosting this fall with our partner Fidelity Investments. If your nonprofit is in need of tech skills and located in one of our supported locations, please apply for pro bono support.

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How Nonprofit Use Tech To Increase Transparency

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The post How Nonprofit Use Tech To Increase Transparency appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Social Tech nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech volunteers Image courtesy of Nonprofit Information.

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4 Nonprofit Tech Strategies For Better Fundraising

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As a result of the highly competitive, tech driven, contemporary fundraising market it is important to stay ahead of the trends. Here are 4 simple, yet no less important, tech fundraising tips according to the writers here at Tech Impact. Image courtesy of Fundraiser Help.

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Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows

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As this year is coming to an end, here are the top 20 recognized tech websites in the world that we follows. Here are the top 20 list of tech websites worldwide. TechCrunch is considered one of the most leading tech online publisher for blogs and startups.

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What The Cloud Changes About Nonprofit Tech

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45% of nonprofits are planning to upgrade their tech within the next 1-3 years. The post What The Cloud Changes About Nonprofit Tech appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Q&A with sgLEADERS: Dwight Dozier, Georgia Tech Foundation

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Dozier, CIO of the Georgia Tech Foundation. A: Serving in the role as Chief Information Officer at the Georgia Tech Foundation, I would think people envision that I perform many administrative and strategic duties related to leading an important strategic information technology operation and agenda related to all advancement functions for the Georgia Institute of Technology. Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of as CIO of the Georgia Tech Foundation?

3 Reasons To Incorporate Volunteers With Your Tech

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The Third Sector Today originally talked about a volunteer’s importance, and how incorporating them into your tech strategy can pay dividends. Frequently ask for their feedback on your tech systems. Tech helps you understand your volunteers. Better tech means better volunteers.

3 Lessons Of Tech And Social Entrepreneurship

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The post 3 Lessons Of Tech And Social Entrepreneurship appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Social Tech for profit investing nonprofit socent social entrepreneurship Social Good Image courtesy of St. Anthony’s San Francisco.

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Help Colorado Now - Visionlink Tech Helps Fight COVID-19

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Deployed by the State of Colorado, a new site for volunteers and donors is engaging helpful people across the state--by the thousands--who are heeding the Governor's call to volunteer and donate. You can join them here. Or catch up on the announcement from the Governor, and stories in the press.

4 Tech Trend Predictions for Nonprofits for 2016

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This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the nonprofit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. Nonprofit Technology #nptech #nptech2016 Analytics donor retention Mobile nonprofit technology online giving tech trends

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New! Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Request your certificate via email at the end of the third webinar from Heather Mansfield , founder and editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

The Essential Tech Elements for Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Hosting virtual fundraising events is new to many nonprofits and can, therefore, make those in charge feel a bit intimidated, especially if they don’t define themselves as particularly “tech-savvy.” By Christy Noel , Vice President of Digital Fundraising Services at MobileCause.

3 Reasons Tech Implementations Fail And How To Avoid It

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Making a small or large scale tech change can be intimidating. Investments, changes in work flow, and a host of potential problems when implementing the tech are all daunting challenges to face. Without this extra support, fully accomplishing a tech switch could be impossible.

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What the Tech?

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What the Tech? Yesterday, at Bisnow's Association Tech Summit, CTOs and CIOs shared their thoughts on location-based services, evolving IT jobs, innovation, and more

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Women Who Tech Telesummit

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The Women Who Tech Telesummit was formed three years ago to celebrate all the innovative women who provide incredible value to technology and social media. So it’s time to come get your tech on ! Come join hundreds of women on September 15th at the Women Who Tech Telesummit from 11AM to 6PM Eastern Time. (It’s I’ve been involved in this Telesummit now since the beginning. It’s really fun, and important.

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9 Tech Trends Your Nonprofit’s Need To Know About

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Because of this, anticipating tech trends is the only way to ensure your nonprofit is staying ahead of the latest technology. Here are 9 buzz words and tech trends that your nonprofit needs to be on the look out for in the coming months and years.

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3 Steps To Conduct Your Nonprofit’s Tech Assessment

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A tech assessment will help your nonprofit define what resources your nonprofit’s currently utilizing, what tech your nonprofit needs to complete its mission, and sometimes, even what tech you don’t need at all. Here are the 3 steps to conducting a full nonprofit tech assessment.

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How Organizations Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

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Kayla Matthews is a researcher, writer and blogger covering topics related to technology, smart gadgets, the future of work and personal productivity. She is the owner and editor of ProductivityTheory.com and ProductivityBytes.com.

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Tech Is Everyone's Job | NTEN

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Tech Is Everyone''s Job | NTEN : "Let’s face it: It’s 2015. Technology is a central part of how we do our work, communicate, and even fundraise. The idea that technology – from decisions to training and even testing new tools – would be something reserved for a single staff person or department simply doesn’t meet the needs we have as organizations anymore. I am not saying, of course, that I think a technology or I.T. staff role or department isn’t necessary!

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5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program

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Today’s volunteers are tech-savvy, and very busy. The post 5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of The Cause Project.

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows

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As this year is coming to an end, here are the top 20 recognized tech websites in the world that we follows. Here are the top 20 list of tech websites worldwide. TechCrunch is one of the most popular tech websites which covers the latest news and unbiased tech reviews of the latest tech gadgets. This tech website provides the most relevant information from the latest apps to the latest tech news from recognized companies happening worldwide.

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Nonprofit Tech Week Is April 7-9th

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For 3 days, Nonprofit Tech Week brings nonprofit leaders and technology together for focused sessions on how your nonprofit can better leverage technology to complete its mission. The post Nonprofit Tech Week Is April 7-9th appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General Industry News Leadership Social Tech

3 Nonprofits Doing Cool Things With Tech

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The post 3 Nonprofits Doing Cool Things With Tech appeared first on Tech Impact Blog. Industry News Leadership Tech computers microsoft mobile nonprofit technology refurbished Skype Image courtesy of SustaiNet Software. Walden Woods Project uses Skype to reach classrooms.

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Tech Planning Smackdown

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And how can tech staff change their perceived roles within their organizations? I hear this question a fair amount from tech staff. Change Management IT Planning tech leadership Tech Planning IT Staff Steve Heye. Manager of Technology. The Cara Program.

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Tech Impact Announces Strategic Partnership With OneNFP

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Tech Impact’s overarching mission continues […]. The post Tech Impact Announces Strategic Partnership With OneNFP appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Tech Is Everyone's Job

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Leadership Leadership Organizational Culture staffing tech leadership tech management Amy Sample Ward. NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network. Technology is everyone’s job because being an effective organization making real progress towards the mission is everyone’s job. Let’s face it: It’s 2015. Technology is a central part of how we do our work, communicate, and even fundraise.

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[Tweet Chat] Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2019

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Join us for a tweet chat on January 16 at 12pm EST to discuss nonprofit tech trends in the new year!

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Heye-Tech (hi-tech): Technology Committees - Meetings can have Value

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Heye-Tech (hi-tech): Technology Committees - Meetings can have Value : echnology Committees - Meetings can have Value I have long been a fan of Technology Committees, but I don''t hear a lot of others talking about it. In my role at The Cara Program, we have a fantastic Technology Steering Committee. I can''t begin to state all of the benefit this group has brought.

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5 Tech Trends From Across The Pond

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The post 5 Tech Trends From Across The Pond appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Tech nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech technology trends Image courtesy of Social Media Marketing.com.

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GiveCamp aids nonprofits' tech needs

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GiveCamp aids nonprofits' tech needs : Organizers of the second annual Southwest Ohio GiveCamp plan a slight expansion over last year's event where more than 100 volunteers met for a weekend to tackle area non-profit tech needs

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Speed Mentoring @Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit

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Speed Mentoring @Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit. The Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit in Washington D.C. Topics & activities include: Civic Tech, Cybersecurity, Entrepreneurship, Diversity & Inclusion,The Future of Education and more.

The Tech Awards - Technology Benefiting Humanity

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just attended the 2010 Tech Awards Gala Even. Tags: TechAwards Santa Clara Tech Museum Tech Awards A Guest Beneblog by Teresa Throckmorton, Benetech's CFO Walking into the Santa Clara Convention Center last night looked very much like so many other black tie events – but that’s where the similarity ended. Awards were presented in five areas: Environment, Economic Development, Education, Equality and Health. Inside there were 20 stations set up with this year’s laureates.

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Nonprofit Tech Forecasts for 2013

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Nonprofit Tech Forecasts for 2013 : I love year-ahead forecasts and have looked a number of them from all over the global IT press. His big prediction was that 2012 would be a breakout year for mobile computing in nonprofit tech. Here’s what the buzz seems to be for 2013 from a nonprofit technology viewpoint. The Forecasts for 2012 I guess a good place to start is looking back at forecasts from January 2012.

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Your New 4 Step Guide To A Successful Tech Implementation

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Here is the only 4 step guide to a successful nonprofit tech implementation you’ll ever. How did your nonprofit handle its last tech implementation? Take these 4 steps, be able to answer and deliver on all 4, and your next tech implementation is guaranteed to be a success!

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10 time-saving tech tips = awesome

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Awesome simple tech tips – there will be at least one you didn’t know. ———— This post contains a TED talk video. Check it out! Potluck

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Tech Impact Receives $200,000 Grant

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Tech Impact’s Anthony Pisapia on left, and Patrick Calihan on right. Neighborhood Builder’s Award Tech Impact’s ITWorks program can continue helping at people like William Kendima achieve more, earn more, and make more change in their community.

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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

Today I’m in San Antonio, Texas, for the American College of Preventive Medicine annual conference. I’m joining a panel to talk about the response for support after the Haiti earthquakes last year.

How to Spot Useful Nonprofit Tech Tools — And 3 You Can Use Today

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Here are several useful nonprofit tech tools, as well as how you can select the right ones for your nonprofit, from guest poster Amy Neumann, founder of Free Tech for Nonprofits

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14 Stats That Attach Fundraising, Social Media And Mobile Tech At The Hip

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The post 14 Stats That Attach Fundraising, Social Media And Mobile Tech At The Hip appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising Social Tech donation donors fundraising nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech social media

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Looking Forward: What 2016 Promises for All Things Tech

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It’s said that life moves pretty fast, and in the world of tech gadgets and gear, apps and programs, cloud computing and massive online networks that’s certainly true. And the same goes for our personal devices, wearable tech etc.

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4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits

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Nonprofit Technology News reports on the top 4 tech characteristics to consider when collaborating through technology. The post 4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.