7 Habits of Highly Successful Technology Partnerships

Connection Cafe

When you decide to integrate new technology in your organization, you may have a good idea about what you want that technology to do, you may even have leads about who makes it – but how can you be sure you’ve found the perfect partner to initiate and implement new solutions for your organization?

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good

EveryAction

software nonprofit technology CRMThe way people give is constantly changing. People may care about your cause, but it doesn’t mean they will donate. So what drives them?

Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

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Now, thanks to innovators + technologists committed to doing more good, technology has helped broaden the reach of nonprofits further than ever before. Technology trends evolve fast + nonprofit pros need to stay on the pulse.

Infographic: Technology And Education

TechImpact

This quote demonstrates the state of technology and education currently. Without education, there is no future, and, unequivocally, technology is intertwined with the future of education. So what are the benefits of technology when it is mixed with education?

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

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Crowdfunding technology offers a great option to increase impact from philanthropy dollars, and it helps brands create an authentic cause connection. Nonprofit Fundraising crowdfunding crowdfunding technology csr nonprofit marketing

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

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Read our full profile of the Latino Victory Project and how they use technology to run winning campaigns here.

Non-Technology Trends for the CIO

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Focus on how market drivers will impact stakeholders, and then to understand their impact on nonprofit strategy and subsequently technology. IT Infrastructure Procurement Technology Drivers Strategy technology

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Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

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Crowdfunding technology offers a great option to increase impact from philanthropy dollars, and it helps brands create an authentic cause connection.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

Everyaction

When you’re investing in new software tools, look for technology that will bring staff and information closer together. Technology maximizes your potential by automating repetitive work, synchronizing data, and allowing you to easily spot trends and paths for growth.

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Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

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bbcon 2016 , the conference where technology and social good meet, featured a session from Alan Levine, a senior consultant at Barker & Scott Consulting. During Alan’s session, he really focused on the importance of organization culture in technology projects.

11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

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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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Prescriptive Analytics for Nonprofits—How Data Technology Can Transform the Way We Work

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Digital technology is revolutionizing our lives. This idea of data technology being assistive and helping us make better decisions is still relatively new, especially in the social sector, but it has the power to transform the way we work. Data is changing how our world operates.

Unlocking Technology-for-Good Innovation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

At Benetech, we advance technology applications that empower and protect underprivileged populations, and that also have the potential to become financially self-sustaining enterprises.

6 Technology Tips for Community Foundations to Engage Millennial Donors

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Advancements in technology are accelerating the rate at which our world is changing, transforming the way people connect , learn, and engage with each other. Engage donors in their own environment and heighten their connectivity with technology that is optimized for mobile devices and tablets.

Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty

TechImpact

The post Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Mobile Tech Mobile Technology nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech

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Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

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As technology continues to advance and improve the efficiency of running a campaign, an age-old strategy has been making a reappearance this year.

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Before you dismiss a proposal that incorporates unfamiliar technology, make sure to do your research. Read the latest nonprofit tech chatter and ask questions in nonprofit forums to find out what your peers are doing to successfully modernize their nonprofits with new technology solutions.

Six Best Practices from the NGO Technology Report

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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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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

Your nonprofit’s internal workings can be made easier and more efficient with mobile technology too! According to the recently released. M+R Benchmarks Report , 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior.

Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

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Long-term technology planning is always hard, but even more so when your enterprise hasn’t been launched, and might not yet be able to accept contributions. Procurement Technology Budgeting Compliance nonprofit planning Startup Strategy Sustainability Technology Strategy

What Is Nonprofit Technology? | NTEN

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What Is Nonprofit Technology? NTEN : "A refresher course on what nonprofit technology is and isn''t." ''via Blog this

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5 Ways Technology Will Shape the Nonprofit Sector in 2014

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Technology is changing the world around us – sometimes in subtle ways and sometimes in very dramatic ways. Consumer behavior is changing, companies are figuring out how to best use the latest technology to sell products and services and improve brand loyalty.

Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends

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The post Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General cloud cloud computing cloud technology data database fundraising nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTechCloud computing continues to intrigue the nonprofit community.

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Technology Trends in Associations

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Key findings from the 2014 Association Technology Study from Lehman Reports and what they mean for associations. Technology Trends in Associations from Informz on Vimeo.

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3 Factors to Consider When Evaluating New Technology

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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.

Technology for Good Report

AFP Blog

Technology for Good Report : Technology for Good identifies ten technologies being used in innovative ways to create positive social change. This makes Technology for Good a unique repository of inspiration for the public and private sectors, funders, and other change makers who support using technology for social good Examples are drawn from charitable organizations working on widely varied issues around the globe.

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

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What technology is best? 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. This type of solution is much easier to use and support, implement, and requires little IT support, allowing for organization’s to keep technology cutting-edge.

Association Learning + Technology

SocialFish

How are associations using learning technologies? The survey can be found at: Association Learning + Technology Survey. Every year or two the folks at Tagoras ask that question, and it’s that time again.

Technology and the Environment

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

OK, well, not so unrepentant or unabashed since I’m writing this post on the varied factors around technology and the environment, and have been thinking about this issue for myself for a long time. Production and Disposal of Technology Equipment. It all makes sense, but what results is nonprofit technology’s contribution to e-waste. And all because this technology, all of it, is “ designed for the dump. &# ( Follow that link, please.).

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

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I spoke with John Goettler and Katie Long from the foundation to talk about some of the amazing work they do and why reliable technology tools are integral to running a successful hospital foundation. John's Hospital Foundation has been working since 1999 to support St. John's Medical Center.

6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC

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It’s been a few days since I returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. Highlights from the Nonprofit Technology Conference by JD Lesica. Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal by Beth Kanter.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

I don’t trust technology to work when I need it to. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium.

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The Changing Landscape of Nonprofit Technology (and What It Means for Your Org)

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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 to Prepare Your Pitch for New Technology Investments

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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.

How to Convince Leadership to Adopt New Technology

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It’s important that your board of directors understands the importance of new technology in letting your organization run like a well-oiled machine. Technology should be intuitive, affordable and able to grow with you, and your board should be willing to provide that for you.

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5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits

TechImpact

of total annual spending for technology, according to the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report from NTEN. Quite often, the majority of that budget only covers IT staff salaries and infrastructure overhead, leaving nonprofits with very little remaining to invest in new, cutting-edge technology resources. The post 5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

Engaging in the Moment: Leveraging Technology for Good

Connection Cafe

However, I am proposing that we find a better balance, and a way to use our technology to enhance our experiences rather than detract from the moment! So where do our myriad of devices and technologies come into play? Nonprofit Technology #GoodTakeOver #nptech Mobile Social Media

A Worthy Read: National Education Technology Plan

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just finished reading the National Education Technology Plan , and I can recommend it to anyone interested in the future of technology in American education. I found the explanations good, and the first part of the plan is well worth reading to understand some of the trends in educational applications of technology. So, there's a lot to like in there for me and our campaign for greater accessibility built into future educational technology and content!

Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

TechImpact

“Nonprofits tend to invest more in their missions and programs, and not necessarily in technology resources,” Anthony Pisapia, Director of Development and Programs for Tech Impact, explained. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.

What Is Nonprofit Technology?

NTEN

A refresher course on what nonprofit technology is and isn't. I''ve also become active in what we call the "nptech" community—"nptech" being shorthand for "nonprofit technology.” So what is nonprofit technology? Peter Campbell. Legal Services Corporation.

Technology for All: From Gandhi to TED - Part 1

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Technology has the potential to improve the lives of millions across the world. Gandhi, Technology and Economic Justice I often travel to Washington, D.C.

Infographic: How Technology Increases Funding

TechImpact

While this NTEN eBenchmark Study is from 2012, the data continues to grow and support the future of nonprofit technology, and comparing years can lead to newly occurring trends. Fundraising Leadership Tech benchmark study email fundraising Mobile Fundraising social media technology

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Healthcare and mobile technology

SocialFish

Check out ICF new infographic based on our research at the intersection of healthcare and mobile technology. Well… it’s more than an infographic. It’s also a set of guiding principles for healthcare companies who need to engage consumers and members in a mobile context.

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