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Why the Heck Should We Be Grateful?: The Unseen Effects of Gratitude
On November 21, 2012 by
The social sector – possibly more than any other – is steeped in gratitude. It is the gravy that covers and flavors everything that we in the nonprofit sector do.
Five Things Your Nonprofit Should Do Between Now and Election Day
On October 17, 2012 by
With voter registration closed or closing soon in most states, many nonprofits think it’s too late to foster more widespread electoral participation, but there is still much that can be accomplished...
Five Steps to Achieving Success with Pro Bono Techies
On October 03, 2012 by
Like any discerning client, nonprofits should manage pro bono volunteers and consultants with the same attention they would manage a paid consultant.
What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know about Cloud Computing
On September 19, 2012 by
Today, cloud computing has become so ubiquitous that many people are unaware they are even using it. Nonprofits should take a closer look.
OMG! You’re Not Texting to Reach Constituents?
On August 21, 2012 by
Text messaging is one of the most widespread and popular forms of digital communication, yet many nonprofits aren’t seizing this tool to connect to constituents.
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Innovation
On August 08, 2012 by
Why isn’t there more tech innovation in the nonprofit sector? Because too many nonprofits—both big and small—are going about it all wrong.
Partnering to Build a 21st Century Workforce
On June 13, 2012 by
A new Wells Fargo and ZeroDivide initiative will help build the technology capacity of organizations that provide workforce development services and foster economic empowerment.
Majority of Seniors Now Online
On June 07, 2012 by
For nonprofits that serve senior populations, the rapid growth of Internet use among adults over 65 has significant implications.
Sharing Our Way toward Equality
On May 14, 2012 by
President Obama’s statement in support of same-sex marriage was a significant moment in the gay rights movement. Social media will help make LGBT equality inevitable.
That Thing in Your Pocket Is Not a Computer
On April 14, 2012 by
Smartphones are great. I love my smartphone. I use to it to email, tweet, photograph, text, map, like, calendar, draw, comment, game, read, bank, and sometimes even talk.