News from the NTEN Connect Blog

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.

Are You or Your Nonprofit or Foundation Being an Askhole?

Submitted on Tue, 2/17/2015 - 10:52am
You know that guy who always asks for your opinion and never does anything with it? Don't be that guy. And by "that guy," we mean "that organization, foundation, or agency."

Top Tips for an Amazing 15NTC

Submitted by Megan on Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:32am

With 15NTC just mere weeks away, there's a lot of planning to do! With 100+ sessions to choose from, a packed social event calendar, and long attendee list, how do you make the most of your conference experience? Luckily, the NTEN Community is full of advice on places to go, things to do, dishes to eat, and how to navigate NTC like a pro.

See How Digital Games Have Big Impact at the 12th Annual Games for Change Festival in NYC!

Submitted by Megan on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 8:24am

See how digital games have big impact at the 12th Annual Games for Change Festival (April 21-23 & 25), the largest gaming event in New York City. Register by Friday, February 20 for early-bird pricing, plus an additional 10% discount with the special NTEN discount code.

8 Best Practice Steps for Every Community

Submitted on Fri, 2/13/2015 - 3:23pm
Your community may be awesome, but it needs tending to thrive and grow well.

2015 Is the Year of the Community Manager

Submitted on Thu, 2/12/2015 - 12:17pm
The success of Community Management Appreciation Day (CMAD) is proof positive that the role of the community manager is ascendant.