NPTech Survey from NTEN

Nonprofit Technology Education Network (NTEN) is conducting a survey on nonprofit technology staffing. NTEN is the membership organization of nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes. It provides webinars (online conferences), trainings, and additional services and community building for those working with technology in the nonprofit sector. If you are involved with […]

November 9, 2007 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Who’s standards are yours?

I’m here at the blogworld & new media expo and just participated in the breakout session on blogging ethics. There was some lively conversation between panel members and audience members about experiences and thoughts on the ethics field for bloggers, mostly asking questions and not answering them. Should bloggers align with journalists and the standards […]

November 8, 2007 2 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Nonprofits using Nintendo Wii? At least as an example!

As we enter the “giving season” and marketers are ramping up their online presence in social networking sites and new media tools such as videos, user feedback forums, and the like, nonprofits should start leveraging the tools available to consumers of social change and garner holiday gifts as well. Nonprofits can learn from for-profits this […]

November 7, 2007 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Keys to campaign applications

Beth just posted a great piece on Fight Hunger’s campaign to Click to Feed Child. The campaign in Facebook, takes the user to a page where clicking on sponsors donates $.19. This is similar to the long-standing fundraising sites for The Breast Cancer Site, the Rainforest Site, and others. The three most likable aspects of […]

November 6, 2007 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Nonprofits on the honor roll or dropping out?

I remember when I was in school, if students complained about being bored in class the teacher would respond that a class can only move as quickly as its slowest student.  (I’m ignoring the fact that I went to school in the boonies of Oregon with very limited resources and staff, at least for sake […]

November 2, 2007 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Grantmakers losing out on the same technology benefits as nonprofits

I blogged about the Grassroots Technology report recently published from INOM that highlighted the successes and barriers for grassroots organizations integrating technology into the office and field. The Technology Affinity Group recently published the 2007 Grantmakers Information Technology Survey Report, which has some similarly disappointing results and much fewer signs of hope. The Council on […]

October 31, 2007 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Grassroots Technology: Are you succeeding?

I posted on my work blog about The Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management‘s new report “Successful Technology Use in Small Grassroots Nonprofits.” Grassroots nonprofit organizations are often overwhelmed by the underpaid and overworked lifestyle. Technology is available in abundance to help save time and money and better tool volunteers and staff to do the work […]

October 30, 2007 1 comment CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Hello world!

Welcome to my non-work-related blog. My day job is at a prominent private foundation where I serve as the associate for communications and learning, which means I get to find ways to train nonprofits in new media technologies, help grantees with nptech, and, of course, help our staff with all technology, communications, and internal learning […]

October 30, 2007 1 comment CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…