News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Announcing the Digital Inclusion Fellowship

Submitted by Amy on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:07am

In partnership with Google Fiber, we’re launching the Digital Inclusion Fellowship. Learn more about the new program, how we're invested in local solutions to the digital divide, and how you can join as a Fellow or partner.

16NTC Session Submissions Now Open

Submitted by Ash Shepherd on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 8:00am

It's that time again to start the process of gathering session proposals from the NTEN Community to help inform the program for the 2016 Nonprofit Technology Conference (16NTC) in San Jose, California on March 23-25. So whether you have a few sessions you would like to present or some great ideas to suggest for community voting and have others present, we want to hear from you!

Join us in DC! Apply for a 15LCS Scholarship

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:47pm

The 2015 Leading Change Summit is coming up, and we want you to attend! We understand the financial commitment to attend the summit, and thanks to our amazing Community Champions who helped to raise funds for registration scholarships, we are able to offer 25 of these opportunities. 

Participate in the 2015 Nonprofit Tech Staffing & Investments Survey!

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:06am

Did you know that over 64% of nonprofits include technology in their strategic plan, and there's been an increase in the number of "data" staff at nonprofits? These are some of the key findings from last year's Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments research. Help us figure out if that trend stayed true in 2014.

Share your experience: please take the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments SurveyEveryone who takes the survey will be invited to enter a drawing for a $500 Amazon Gift Card.

Our Hiring Practices Are Inequitable and Need to Change

Submitted on Fri, 5/22/2015 - 11:36am
Go ahead and bake some unicorn-shaped cookies. While you're at it, how about taking some time to ponder more equitable hiring practices?

A Note About Those Notes

Submitted on Thu, 5/21/2015 - 1:20pm
A reveal of the magic behind the 15NTC collaborative notes URL creation.

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day: A roundup of accessibility resources

Submitted by Megan on Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:05pm

May 21 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#gaad). Check out our round-up of web accessibility resources to help you take steps towards greater accessibility for all.

Utilizing Campaigns to Grow Long-Term Organizational Strength

Submitted on Mon, 5/18/2015 - 10:24am
The ability to harness a campaign for the long-term benefit of the organization's mission and vision is an art.

Beyond the Thank You Card: Meaningful volunteer appreciation

Submitted on Fri, 5/15/2015 - 11:26am
Get on the same page with your volunteers' preferred methods of appreciation or watch them walk out your door.

Inbox Zero? Ain't Nobody Got Time for That

Submitted on Fri, 5/15/2015 - 11:15am
Try these realistic shortcuts to tame your crazypants inbox.