Using technology to reinvent fundraising
In an environment where competition for fundraising dollars is growing, technology has the potential to help nonprofits work smarter.
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.
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.
Integrated strategy key to effective tech use
Nonprofits can put technology to more productive use through better planning, investment and training.
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.
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.
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.
Keeping technology current
Planning ahead for technology upgrades and replacements can save time, money and frustration, says this article from TechSoup.
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.
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.