News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Your Feedback Needed: Crowdfunding Bill of Rights!

Submitted on Sun, 4/6/2014 - 8:30am
Crowdfunding is a $300 billion industry, but the question remains: “what am I really giving to and what do I get?”

#14NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

Submitted by bethany on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:06pm

Did you miss the 14NTC? Looking for highlights from a certain session? This round-up post is for you, compiling session notes, blog posts, photos, and more!

Applications for the Nonprofit Tech Academy are due April 8

Submitted by Julia Smith on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:00pm

Applications for NTEN's eight-week intensive Nonprofit Tech Academy are open through April 8.

Register for the 2014 Independent Sector Conference in Seattle, November 16-18

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:48pm

NTEN is proud to partner with Independent Sector (IS) to bring its 2014 National Conference to Seattle this November 16-18. Online registration for the conference launched today, and as part of the NTEN Community, you are entitled to receive a discounted registration rate. 

#SXSWGood: Articles from NTEN on SXSW Social Good Sessions

Submitted by Megan on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:47pm

NTEN Marketing & Publications Director, Joleen Ong (@joleendearest) and I (@penguinasana) attended SXSW on March 7-11 and reported for the Nonprofit Times. Find out more about the social good action at SXSW by checking out our articles below in the Nonprofit Times.

Free Wireless Internet for a Year: Take Part in Mobile Citizen’s “Enabling Programs and Results” Campaign

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:22pm

Interested in free wireless Internet for a year for your nonprofit? Apply to participate in Mobile Citizen’s Enabling Programs and Results case study campaign.  

The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:36pm

When the words of our quarterly theme, “innovative and competitive” come to mind, I think about what we can learn from farmers. To enjoy the fruits of our labor, we need to be flexible and responsive to external conditions, and have the patience to see it through to harvest. How organizations can stay relevant and resilient amidst the changing environment? Read the March 2014 issue of NTEN: Change!

Interview with NTEN's Community Program Coordinator

Submitted by Amy on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:08pm

Cats and nptech? That sounds like NTEN! Check out this interview with NTEN's newest cat-loving nptech-er.

Reflections on 14NTC: Technology Experimentation and the Ad Hoc Open Source Society

Submitted on Wed, 3/26/2014 - 6:42pm
In the true spirit of collaboration, NTC attendees collectively stewarded an ad hoc open source society. Craig Sinclair reflects on his experience, why he supports the open source movement, and shares examples of open venues for experimentation.

SXSW: Do Good Dialogues on Social Change

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 6:10pm

With more than 35,000 attendees at this year’s SXSW in Austin, Texas from March 7-11, attendees from the nonprofit sector are just one segment of the highly diverse SXSW attendees; but this number is growing, and so are the number of breakout sessions. Within this massive conference, the Beacon Lounge has emerged as a space for nonprofit and social good professionals to connect with each other, and experience some alternative programming, the Do Good Dialogues. Learn more about the three core themes that came out of it.