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How we defied Trump with branding & advertising

The battleground Early in 2017, the Trump administration proposed the removal of LGBT elders from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants, a survey that measures how well federally-funded aging programs like Meals on Wheels are reaching older adults. This effort would effectively erase LGBT elders from critical data collection and decision-making, and there […]
Posted: July 27, 2018
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How your nonprofit can win at branding

Branding is the creation of a unique name, image, and brand voice that aims to resonate in the minds of your audience. It encompasses your logo, content creation, and how your organization interacts with and contributes to the community. Branding has the power to turn the masses into loyal, lifelong advocates of your organization and […]
Posted: June 21, 2018
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Nonprofit Branding - Through Your Website, and Beyond

It seems that, with all the focus on social media, multi-channel campaigns, mobile technology, etc., we may have let slip to the back burner some key reminders of how your website plays an anchor role in your nonprofit’s brand. What are some website-specific branding considerations? How does your website support your brand and all the other online […]
Posted: December 19, 2013
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Nonprofit Branding - Through Your Website, and Beyond

It seems that, with all the focus on social media, multi-channel campaigns, mobile technology, etc., we may have let slip to the back burner some key reminders of how your website plays an anchor role in your nonprofit’s brand. What are some website-specific branding considerations? How does your website support your brand and all the […]
Posted: July 8, 2013
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Fostering LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Digital Spaces

For members of the LGBTQ+ community, the current political climate has been turbulent. Now more than ever, the community has taken to the internet to make and encourage change in the world. Nonprofits play an essential role in supporting LGBTQ+ communities through advocacy and resources to effect social change. There is a huge opportunity for […]
Posted: August 27, 2019
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Making presentations accessible

You know that websites need to be accessible to people with disabilities. But have you thought about your presentations? Presentation accessibility means that your audience can experience, access, and understand your presentation. There are different considerations to presentation accessibility, depending on whether it is presented live or shared online. Knowing in advance how you want […]
Posted: May 21, 2019
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Career Center Mentor Schedule

Welcome mentors! Thank you for volunteering to mentor community members at the 19NTC. Please Note: We had a technical issue with this form and many of the mentors are not listed here. Feel free to add your name again. Otherwise please come to the career center during the time you signed up for. As a […]
Posted: February 27, 2019
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In the news: the ethics of tech in 2018

Privacy issues, transparency questions and data breaches from major tech companies made big headlines in 2018. As a result, many nonprofit organizations may be addressing or questioning their ethical standards and practices. Here are a few articles to help consider your own workplace technology’s power, capabilities, and consequences. Is ethical tech a farce? Tech nonprofits […]
Posted: December 17, 2018
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Same name, new look for NTEN

If you thought something looked a little different on NTEN’s websites today, you’re right! We’ve got a new logo and we are happy to have it out in the world. Here’s your inside scoop on what’s new and what isn’t changing. First, the name. We’re NTEN! We have been and we will keep being NTEN. […]
Posted: November 20, 2018
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New payment processors are changing the fundraising game

Have you ever paid for a cup of coffee with your phone? Or gotten out of a taxi without touching your wallet? If so, you’ve seen firsthand how far payment processing technology has come in the past few years. The future is here: Pretty soon, we’ll be able to pay for absolutely everything using little […]
Posted: August 2, 2018