6 technology concepts nonprofits need to understand in 2018

March 29, 2018
Over the last decade the discussion around nonprofit technology has primarily been focused on social media, mobile technology, and online fundraising. But as the internet enters its next phase, nonprofits need to better understand some of the more complicated concepts that will shape the internet and its use in the decades to come.

How we rebuilt our website by listening to our visitors

March 28, 2018
It’s important for charities like ours to dig down and see where we're doing a good job of encouraging our users to take an action. Analyzing where and when they donated was key, because if we can crack that nut, we can amp it up a notch. Yet the more we dug, the more we realized that we had a disconnect.

18NTC Featured Sessions

March 26, 2018
This year we are introducing a new aspect of the NTC agenda: featured sessions. These are sessions that have been created or curated by NTEN directly that we believe are the topics of highest interest or import for our community right now.

How to use tell-a-friend campaigns for volunteer recruitment

March 19, 2018
Volunteer recruitment “tell-a-friend” campaigns are easy ways to expand your volunteer recruitment campaigns by tapping into the networks of your existing volunteers. Your biggest fans will be more than happy to help you spread the word, but they need encouragement and the tools to do it.

DIY PCI compliance: What nonprofits need to know to protect their donors

March 14, 2018
Becoming PCI compliant is imperative, especially as more organizations’ data practices face increased scrutiny. While all the rules and regulations sound extremely technical, PCI compliance is not just an IT function—it involves buy-in from leadership and the entire organization.

Social fundraising has real-world value

March 12, 2018
Social fundraising is about getting the most out of what you're already doing. Harnessing the value of social fundraising can be a powerful tool to meet next-level fundraising.

2018 Digital Outlook Report

March 8, 2018
NTEN and its partners have produced the 2018 Digital Outlook Report, which includes data collected from over 500 nonprofit professionals in more than 20 countries.

A first-timer’s guide to enjoying the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference

March 7, 2018
Thinking back to my first time at the NTC, I remember being in a state of ecstasy and overwhelm for much of the event. So many like-minded people! So many exhibitors! So many breakout sessions! There was so much to see and do, it felt nearly impossible to absorb it all. I left energized but exhausted. I've learned a few things in the decade since of attending this conference and have some tips to share.

Member Spotlight: Contessa Siegner

March 5, 2018
I had the honor of attending my first Nonprofit Technology Conference last year in DC and loved connecting with other individuals who also work in the technical field of nonprofits. It is so good to share ideas and best practices. I love that I can throw out a question to our NTEN community about a problem that I am trying to solve and hear feedback and solutions that have already been implemented.

Making our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion real

March 1, 2018
In 2017, NTEN started our work around diversity, equity, and inclusion—and most importantly, how that commitment will guide our work and decisions. Inline with our Values, we want to hold ourselves accountable to you, our community, and both document our process and ask you to join us on this journey.