July 7, 2015

July Member RoundUp: Infographics, sizzling campaigns, and an alliance for digital inclusion

Check out the latest news and happenings from NTEN Members:

National Digital Inclusion Alliance logo

  1. NTEN has joined the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA), an alliance representing those on the ground providing public Internet access, home broadband programs, and digital literacy training and tech support in order to create new operational resources for us. NTEN Member, Community Technology Network, is part of the founding council, and shares more about the importance of NDIA.
  2. What makes a successful nonprofit campaign? Look no further than EveryAction‘s collection of great digital campaigns that continues to grow as more nonprofits submit their campaigns.
  3. Facebook video versus YouTube: which one do you choose? David J. Neff has a handy infographic illustrating the pros and cons and stats between these two video tools.
  4. Speaking of handy infographics, check out CauseVox‘s new infographic on how to start a social good crowdfunding campaign.
  5. Do you have an .ngo and .ong domain for your nonprofit? Nonprofit Tech for Good explains why your nonprofit should register .ngo and .ong domains.
  6. Feel overwhelmed? You’re not alone. Kivi Leroux Miller shares tips on how setting boundaries can motivate you to get things done when you’re feeling stuck.
  7. This month is the perfect time to learn how to find funding for technology. Register for NTEN’s Ask the Expert session, free and exclusive to Members. You can also sign up for Idealware‘s webinar series, “How to Get Your Technology Project Funded: Tips from Grantmakers.” Use the discount code: GPD15aw and save $10.
  8. The National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) is an exciting contest that’s already reaping benefits even before the selection of any finalists or winners! The Rockefeller Foundation shares several examples of innovative and substantial steps that communities around the country are taking to create and cultivate a culture of resilience.
  9. When it comes to creating compelling petitions, Care2 has ideas and advice. Check out their new “6 Essential Elements for Your Next Petition” white paper.
  10. Applications are now open for Bay Area Video Coalition‘s Artist-in-Residence program. Apply to be the next Artist-in-Residence by August 6.
  11. The Summer edition of the Nonprofit Advantage, Connecticut Nonprofit‘s online magazine for nonprofit professionals, delves into every facet of nonprofit leadership — from management to the frontlines and all points in between. Check it out!
  12. Save the date for Utah Nonprofits Association‘s annual conference, Sept. 24, 2015. This year’s conference features workshops and keynote from Marc Pitman, author of Fearless Fundraising.
  13. The Alliance Management Institute is the only national conference expressly designed to prepare the next generation of nonprofit leaders. Are you a nonprofit professional looking to support aspiring leaders? Consider submitting a workshop proposal for this institute, hosted in Houston, TX on January 3-5, 2016.
  14. In November 2014, five state associations serving nonprofits in the Northwest collaborated on a joint data collection and analysis effort to gauge the organizational health and practices of nonprofits. The Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO) recently published Oregon’s Nonprofit Sector in Brief, providing an overview of key findings from the survey.

Want to share your Member success story or latest news? Email us your latest nptech win (and how NTEN helped you along the way) or other news you have to share, and we may feature it in an upcoming Member Roundup and in our monthly Member Newsletter!

Megan Keane
Megan is a long-time San Francisco bay area resident with an extensive nonprofit background in community management, social media, and volunteer management. She's a problem solver and network builder passionate about connecting with people both on and offline. As NTEN's Membership Director, Megan supports the NTEN community, helping others connect, learn, and make the most of technology, and has spoken internationally on nonprofit technology. While she's not online, Megan can be found teaching or practicing yoga, hiking, or curling up with a good book. She's also a self-professed penguin nutcase, er, enthusiast. Follow her on Twitter: @penguinasana
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