How COVID-19 Is Impacting Nonprofits

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Because so many things have changed in nonprofit technology since the onset of the pandemic, we thought we'd check in with some technology consultants who work with many nonprofits all across the United States to find out what changes they are seeing so far.

Nonprofit Fundraising in the Age of Uncertainty

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Much has been written over the years about how nonprofits can fundraise in tough times. Fundraising pioneer Mal Warwick famously advised nonprofits during the 2008 – 2009 recession to reassess the whole ball of wax.

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Encryption and Nonprofits

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As nonprofits, we often handle sensitive information about those we serve. And in many cases, we handle data of vulnerable or at-risk populations, whether it's refugees, children, homeless individuals, or domestic violence survivors.

Popular Cloud Technologies for Nonprofits

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nonprofits, we have decided to spotlight some of the best cloud products we offer. Budgets can be tight at the best of times, and we know that many nonprofits are paying extra-close attention to their finances over the past several months.

Your Nonprofit's Website and Communications Playbook for the Road Ahead

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The nonprofit playbook has changed forever. New rules of website development and digital marketing are playing out in real time as COVID-19 continues to disrupt our sector. Social Media Web Development Marketing and Communications

Who Needs Nonprofits? We All Do.

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My grandfather wasn't all too pleased when I announced I was going to work for a nonprofit. TechSoup Digital Divide Grant Writing Donor Management

Nonprofit Transition and Planning in Response to COVID-19

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On April 21, 2020, TechSoup hosted a webinar that provided tips and advice based on TechSoup's own experience for nonprofits transitioning to a remote workforce.

Rapid Strategy Development at Your Nonprofit

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As a nonprofit leader, you want clarity. You want to know what you want to accomplish and the best way to accomplish it. What's more, you want to make an impact when you get there. To do that, you need a strategy. Project Management Operations

Comparison Guide: Video Conferencing Tools for Your Nonprofit

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Many nonprofits have made the switch to remote work in recent months, and the need for a solid video conferencing tool has never been greater. However, different organizations have different needs — from cost-effectiveness to security measures and everything in between.

Fostering Race Equity at Your Nonprofit

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We all know that racial diversity is important within the nonprofit sector, but it can often feel difficult to know where to start and how to make improvements at your organization.

5 Quick Fixes to Make Your Nonprofit's Website Flourish

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Your nonprofit's website is the perfect tool to introduce yourself to volunteers, donors, and constituents — and to expand your impact. But it doesn't just do the work on its own. Web Development Marketing and Communications

How COVID-19 Is Changing the Technology Needs of Nonprofits

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Since 1996, Heller Consulting has been empowering nonprofits with the technology tools and strategies that fit best with their organizational needs.

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Texting to Connect With Volunteers and Donors

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Whether you donate your time, your money or both, volunteering with a nonprofit organization or supporting their fundraising efforts with a financial gift can pay dividends in many ways. Because nonprofit groups work with a tight budget, they often rely on volunteers for hands-on help.

Keeping Your Nonprofit's Systems Secure During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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As nonprofits transition to a remote workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, significant changes to the traditional IT systems at most organizations are afoot. Along with all this comes new security concerns that nonprofits must keep in mind to keep their systems safe.

5 Nonprofit Marketing Trends to Keep in Mind for 2020

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For years, transformative marketing tools and technologies have been making the leap from the business sector to the nonprofit space. The dust has cleared and 2020 is upon us.

Guidelines for Configuring Zoom at Your Nonprofit

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As organizations increase the use of remote work tools, Zoom usage has skyrocketed. With this, some basic flaws in Zoom's native and default security have come to light, along with increased concern over privacy. In response to this, Zoom has worked to improve its security and privacy policies.

Comparison Chart: Cloud Storage Solutions for Your Nonprofit

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Well before the recent shift to remote work, many nonprofits have benefited from the flexibility, accessibility, and collaborative capability of cloud storage at their organizations.

Top 10 Microsoft Products for Nonprofits

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The end of the fiscal year is approaching for many organizations. And while this fiscal year-end looks a little different from ones in the past, it is still a great time to plan ahead and get the technology that you'll need for the next year. Tech Planning

The Right Microsoft 365 and Office 365 for Your Nonprofit

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For years, TechSoup has partnered with Microsoft to provide nonprofits with the core solutions they need for their organizations.

Adopting Cloud Storage at Your Nonprofit with Adobe Pro DC

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If your nonprofit has been suddenly thrown into the deep end of remote work, you're certainly not alone. The global COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way we work, collaborate with our peers, and manage teams.

How to Improve Your Nonprofit's Digital Content in 2020

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Think about how the world online encounters your nonprofit. Do you have a website? Does your website have a blog? Are you active on social media? Do you make videos? Do you fundraise online? Your digital presence is defined by factors like these.

A Nonprofit's Guide to Event Planning: 4 Essential Steps

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Holding a fundraising event is a great way for nonprofits to earn support for their cause and attract new donors. For many nonprofit organizations, events play a key role in raising the funds needed to support the organization's projects.

Our Favorite Cloud Technologies for Nonprofits

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nonprofits, we have decided to spotlight some of the best cloud products we offer. Budgets can be tight at the best of times, and we know that many nonprofits are paying extra-close attention to their finances over the past several months. As the fiscal year draws to a close for many U.S. But cloud-based tools are a good investment for years to come in terms of flexibility, security, and the ease with which they can be used remotely.

Building a Data Protection Strategy at Your Nonprofit

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An organization's data is one of their most important assets as it helps to make better strategic decisions. IT Security Operations

Sodality | Innovative App for Nonprofits by OTS Solutions

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OTS Solutions Released An Innovative Sodality App for Nonprofits. Sodality is an innovative app for nonprofits with powerful tools that meet the dynamic needs of nonprofit organizations, membership groups and religious organizations. Need Help For Your Nonprofit Organization?

New from Adobe for Nonprofits: Acrobat Pro 2020 and More

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For many nonprofits, Adobe products are part of day-to-day life. Maybe it's reading, sharing, and collaborating on documents with Adobe Pro DC.

Serving Nonprofits Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The growing threat of COVID-19 and an uncertain future have brought about an unprecedented, worrisome time. It's easy to feel powerless. But amidst the darkness, stories of resilience, innovation, hope, and empowerment emerge. TechSoup

Budgeting for CRM: 4 Steps to Finding the Right System for Your Nonprofit

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There comes a point at most nonprofit organizations when it's time for a new constituent relationship management (CRM) system. A nonprofit can utilize a CRM to get a detailed view of its constituents.

Can't-Miss Sessions at the Nonprofit Technology Conference

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Hosted by NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the premier annual event for nonprofit techies. We are sending several of our best representatives to host sessions, listen to the needs of nonprofits, and answer your TechSoup questions.

Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the communities where we live and serve, organizations are encouraging their staff to work remotely if possible.

Why 2020 Is the Year to Consider Digital Transformation at Your Nonprofit

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It is really necessary for nonprofits? What is this thing they call "digital transformation" anyway? It sounds expensive and time consuming. The Cloud The Future of Work Tech Planning

Data Privacy and Compliance at Nonprofit Organizations

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I was lucky enough to be in the room at the European Parliament in October 2018 when Apple CEO Tim Cook made an impassioned plea for a federal privacy law in the USA. It was something I thought I would not hear from a Silicon Valley CEO in my lifetime. IT Security Data Management

One Surprising Reason Your Nonprofit Struggles to Grow

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I regularly speak with nonprofit leaders who wonder why their nonprofit struggles to grow. The post One Surprising Reason Your Nonprofit Struggles to Grow appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Capacity Employee Engagement & Energy Winning Well leadership leadership development leadership training management nonprofitsThey have a great theory of change, clear intended impact, enthusiastic donors, but…something is wrong.

How One IT Professional Supports a Faith-Based Nonprofit in the Pacific Northwest

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A variety of factors can impact a nonprofit's ability to optimize its IT setup. However, as the world hurtles ever more rapidly into a cloud-first, tech-centric reality, it's more important than ever to make IT needs a central part of a nonprofit's planning strategy — not an afterthought.

The 3 Types of Nonprofit Dashboards — and How to Build Each One

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So much data is available to your nonprofit — through your CRM, Google Analytics, social media analytics, email analytics, and beyond. Here are the three most effective types of nonprofit dashboards, and how to build each one on a budget.

Celebrating the Nonprofits That Protect the Earth

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On April 22, 2019, people in more than 193 countries around the world will hold public events celebrating Earth Day. This year, the focus will be on protecting species from extinction because, as Silent Spring author Rachel Carson once wrote, "In nature, nothing exists alone.". Operations TechSoup

5 Quick and Easy Website Design Fixes for Nonprofits

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All too often we hear new clients claim, "We need a beautifully designed new website.". Graphic Design Web Development