NTEN convenes the brightest minds on nonprofit technology. In our press clips are mentions of NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Conference we run every year, our Digital Inclusion Fellowship, and articles by our CEO, Amy Sample Ward.
On this podcast episode, our CEO Amy Sample Ward discusses how nonprofits can build a community of supporters and find efficiency in their marketing efforts, and the challenges and resources for nonprofits adopting new technology.
NTEN, in partnership with Microsoft, recently released its inaugural State of Nonprofit Cybersecurity report, which looks at what nonprofit organizations are doing to develop secure technology practices. Amy Sample Ward, NTEN’s CEO, discusses the findings in this interview with GrantStation’s Kevin Peters.
In a story on a major international nonprofit’s $1 million hacking scam, NTEN and Microsoft’s State of Nonprofit Cybersecurity Report 2018 is featured as a resource.
New research from NTEN and Microsoft, the November 2018 “State of Nonprofit Cybersecurity” report, is based on a survey of more than 250 organizations across the country. One of the biggest takeaways is that nonprofits should do a better job of thinking about cybersecurity risks before they happen.
If your community is mad, it means they are ready to take action. And, you need to be prepared to direct that energy toward productive actions for your organization. What does that mean? Rage fundraising: Supporters starting campaigns to raise funds from their friends and family as a means of taking action and feeling like they are contributing to the change they want to see.
The NonProfit Times
A summary of the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference session Blockchain For Nonprofits: Fact vs. Fiction. 📷: y12
Key takeaways from the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference and International Fundraising Conference include the importance of donor-centered planning, and thinking of tools as investments, not overhead.
The Modern Nonprofit
We were thrilled to attend our first Nonprofit Technology Conference this year! With over 60 sessions spanning topics from fundraising and leadership to marketing and tech, there was a ton to learn from thought leaders in each field.
For the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference, I teamed up with fellow DevCollab team member and content strategist Eileen Webb, and Rose Liebman from Advomatic, to present about accessibility content, design, and code.
Many nonprofits attend the Nonprofit Technology Conference to learn more about new nonprofit technology that could be useful to their organization. When you are exploring the conference, here are a few of the most important things to consider.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Only 37 percent of nonprofit organizations track whether visitors to their websites also donate to their campaigns, according to the 2018 Digital Outlook Report, produced by NTEN, Care2, hjc, and Resource Alliance.
Amy Sample Ward is the CEO of NTEN, a nonprofit organization that serves as a resource for other nonprofits seeking to use technology more efficiently. She has a passion for using technology to connect others and empower them.
What is blockchain, exactly? And why is it getting so much attention in Oregon? Venture capitalists and technology experts, including NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward, weigh in on its applications.
NTEN has just announced that applications are open for their 4th Cohort of the National Digital Inclusion Fellowship.
Nonprofit organizations should be thinking through their IT staffing and priorities as they get ready for next year. Here are the key questions NTEN has identified that nonprofits should consider as they make their 2018 technology plans.
The Chicago Community Trust
Many nonprofits competing for the same donors, at the same time, with #GivingTuesday. But Illinois has a unified campaign to help organizations coordinate and leverage this opportunity.
In this podcast, NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward urges organizations to think about their communities as a group of people directly related to them, and should never be something to “target.”
Neighbor News Online
NTEN’s Digital Inclusion Fellowship is giving Atlantans the skills they need to thrive in a digital world.
NTEN Editorial Committee member Jeanne Allen explores best practices for nonprofits relating to cybersecurity.
An overview of the state of digital fundraising in public media. Resources include NTEN and M+R’s benchmarks report.
Whether you’re a project manager or a developer, there are lots of ways to use the skills you’ve developed in the tech industry for a social mission.
Business 2 Community
NTEN and M+R have released their annual benchmark report on nonprofit digital activities. It’s chockablock with interesting information about how nonprofits are using various digital tools and how it’s working out for them.
Utah is the 11th most connected state, but some rural areas like San Juan and Daggett County lag significantly behind, and over 53,000 Utahns don’t have access to any internet providers at all.
Atlanta Daily World
Atlanta resident Anthony Johnson was ready to take his life in a new direction after being released from prison. He joined a program run by NTEN’s Digital Inclusion Fellowship and is using his new skills to apply for jobs.
NTEN Digital Inclusion Fellow Lorena Cuffy shows how her program is bringing digital literacy to her community.
Five experts from Forbes Nonprofit Council offer their guidance on what alternate funding is available for nonprofits.
Startups don’t stay startups forever. New organizations become not-so-new ones. But just because time passes doesn’t mean these ventures scale.
For leaders at nonprofit organizations, technology is poised to make their work and missions more effective.
Nonprofits are embracing cloud technologies at an accelerating rate, but smart investment in security and data specialists are needed for organizations to keep pace.
What does it mean for a nonprofit to be data-informed? Many nonprofits, some with years of service under their belt, are still becoming aware of the power of big data.
The nonprofit world kicked off 2017 with a bang and, in some cases, a much bigger budget. That’s creating some job openings.
As President Obama leaves office, entrepreneurs and tech leaders weigh in on his legacy.
One expert explains why it’s so important to stop seeing technology as just a functional skill when it’s really a matter of culture.
The Kansas City Star
Google Fiber and the Nonprofit Technology Network have teamed up to install a full-time digital inclusion fellow at Literacy KC whose entire focus is to increase digital skills training into all aspects of the programming.
Paysa interviewed NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward to learn more about the technology challenges facing nonprofits today and ask her advice for tech professionals interested in working in a nonprofit.