News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Attend the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference at your desk!

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:05am

We're just a week away from kicking off the largest gathering of nonprofit technology professionals at the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX. We wish that everyone could attend in person, but we know that's not always possible. Luckily, you can still catch a good number of sessions remotely by registering for the 2015 Online Nonprofit Technology Conference (15ONTC), which will give you access to the plenary sessions and 28 select breakout sessions on demand. 

Announcing the 2015 Digital Outlook Report

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:21pm

What does digital strategy look like in your organization? We asked, and nearly 500 of you responded! In collaboration with Care2 and hjc, we are excited to release the first ever 2015 Digital Outlook Report that captures the digital strategy landscape in nonprofits, as well as strategies in 2015 for staffing, tactics, tools, and more. Download this free report, which includes seven steps for digital strategy success in 2015.

#15NTC Demo Stage: The Line-Up and the Prizes

Submitted by Amy on Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:52am

Coming to the #15NTC? Beyond the breakout sessions happening each day, there are also 30 minute demonstrations, Q&As, and case studies presented in the Science Fair. Check the schedule and find out how you can enter to win some great prizes from our sponsors!

Things We Like (February 2015)

Submitted by Steph on Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:25am

A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies.

The Impact of the Oregon Nonprofit Technology Readiness Program: Taylor Smith

Submitted by James on Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:14pm

Last year, NTEN launched the first cohort for the new Oregon Nonprofit Tech Readiness (ONTR) program. As we open up applications for the next cohort starting in April, you may find yourself asking questions like, “Who participates in this program?" and, "What did it mean for them?” We want to introduce you to Taylor Smith, Technical Services Manager for the Oregon Food Bank, to share his answers to these questions and a few more.

Learning from Example: Innovative methods to engage your online community

Submitted on Mon, 2/23/2015 - 6:16pm
What do clean water and foundation libraries have in common? Online community management, for one thing.

The How and Why of Nonprofits Contributing to Open Source

Submitted on Mon, 2/23/2015 - 2:01pm
Debunking the myths of contributing to open source, one frequently asked question at a time.

Trends Over Time in Virtual Volunteering

Submitted on Fri, 2/20/2015 - 5:04pm
For decades, volunteering has transcended time and space to help organizations around the world. Learn how virtual volunteering has evolved.

Supporting Communities Within Your Community

Submitted on Wed, 2/18/2015 - 8:20pm
When thinking about communities to support, let's not forget to look inward at our staff and board members.

To Engage Your Community, Be Helpful, Be Grateful

Submitted on Wed, 2/18/2015 - 4:21pm
Connecting people and thanking them can create a supportive, affectionate place.