nonprofit technology

Sep 30, 2011

Using technology to reinvent fundraising

In an environment where competition for fundraising dollars is growing, technology has the potential to help nonprofits work smarter.

Sep 28, 2011

Social media are tools to connect

Organizations that are effective using social media understand they represent an opportunity to take down organizational walls and engage and build relationships with large networks of supporters.

Sep 28, 2011

Habitat affiliate invests in technology

Beginning in 2007, Habitat for Humanity Charlotte cast off its “hand-me-down” approach to technology and embarked on a journey that it says has transformed key elements of its operations by using technology more strategically.

Sep 28, 2011

Integrated strategy key to effective tech use

Nonprofits can put technology to more productive use through better planning, investment and training.

Nov 24, 2010

Foundations say technology ‘lagging’

While the recession seemed to leave U.S. foundations’ technology relatively unscathed, more than half say their adoption of new technologies is ‘lagging,’ a new survey says.

Jun 10, 2010

Tech for small nonprofits: Making the shift from Excel

Sooner or later a robust fundraising department will need the ability to process pledges for an upcoming campaign, track different types of gifts, accommodate simultaneous users and ensure data security.

Mar 19, 2010

Reducing nonprofits’ IT expenses

By examining their current information-technology structure, needs and user experience, nonprofits free up more resources to devote to achieving their missions.

Mar 2, 2010

Keeping technology current

Planning ahead for technology upgrades and replacements can save time, money and frustration, says this article from TechSoup.

Jul 21, 2009

Developing major donors: How the right software can help

Major donor development requires a combination of collecting the right information, devising a strategy, formulating a plan, being adaptable, and engaging the support of others.

Nov 7, 2008

Nonprofits boards remain low-tech

Nonprofit boards in general have been slow to adopt technologies that could lower costs and increase effectiveness, a new study says.