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17NTC Scholarships: Donate Today!

December 12, 2016
2016 is winding down and the 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference is fast approaching, but you can still make a donation to the scholarship fund.
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Help the NTEN Community Have the Best Year Yet!

December 11, 2016
What a year it's been, with highs and lows for all of us individually, our organizations, and our sector. As we look ahead to 2017, I can't help but feel a mix of anticipation and wonder. And, looking back at 2016, I am so proud of all that we've done together.
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Finding and Retaining Donors: Cultivating Your Relationships

November 28, 2016
The average organization’s donor retention rate is 60%—how can nonprofits increase retention and find more new donors? From the Individual Donor Benchmark Report, some steps for cultivating relationships and tracking donors.
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Announcing the 2017 Digital Inclusion Fellowship City Hosts and Call for Fellow Applications

November 28, 2016
The Digital Inclusion Fellowship continues to expand, and applications are now open for 5 new Fellowship positions in Atlanta, Austin, and the Bay Area.
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Seven Deadly Weaknesses of Nonprofit Security

November 28, 2016
Good security doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. Here are some tools and tips on the most common security weaknesses—and how nonprofit leaders can address them.
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3 Tips for Using Data To Tell Your Story, Ethically

November 22, 2016
Data is an incredibly valuable tool, and as with any tool, we have an ethical responsibility to use it correctly. When it comes to using data for storytelling, we must find a way to be persuasive without being deceptive.
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Speak on the Main Stage at 17NTC!

November 22, 2016
Have you ever wanted to be on stage in front of thousands of friends & colleagues? Here’s your chance! Share your knowledge and passion in an Ignite talk at the 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC.
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What the New Internet Land Rush Means for Organizations

November 18, 2016
New top-level domains are fertile ground for marketing innovation. For starters, you’ve got a shot at campaign URLs you’ve always dreamt of but whose .org and .com versions were taken long ago.
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Developing an E-Learning Program: Tools and Lessons Learned

November 17, 2016
Developing your own e-learning program doesn’t require a large budget. Be creative, make the best use of free tools, and be willing to do the research to find what will work for both you and your audience.
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Celebrating the 2016 NTENny Award Winners

November 17, 2016
Each year NTEN gives away several NTENny Awards to those amazing folks who’ve offered their time and smarts to help NTEN staff and the community.