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.

2018 Digital Outlook Report

Few Nonprofits Do Enough to Make Sure Website Visitors Become Donors, Study Finds

March 16, 2018
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.

Empowering Nonprofits Through Tech: Amy Sample Ward & NTEN

February 20, 2018
Nonprofit Megaphone

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. Sample Ward seems to be the perfect fit for the organization. She has a passion for using technology to connect others and empower them.

blockchain technology has applications for making information more private

What in the World is Blockchain?

January 9, 2018
Oregon Business

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.

The Ins and Outs of Community Engagement

September 13, 2017
Nonprofit Hub

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.”

Literacy Action helps boost computer skills

August 11, 2017
Neighbor News Online

NTEN’s Digital Inclusion Fellowship is giving Atlantans the skills they need to thrive in a digital world.

Who You Gonna Call? Nonprofit Addresses Nonprofit Cybersecurity

August 9, 2017
Nonprofit Quarterly

NTEN Editorial Committee member Jeanne Allen explores best practices for nonprofits relating to cybersecurity.

Stations improve digital fundraising but still face challenges

July 6, 2017

An overview of the state of digital fundraising in public media. Resources include NTEN and M+R’s benchmarks report.

Yes, You Can Turn Your Soulless Tech Job Into A Social-Impact Career

June 21, 2017
Fast Company

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.

Digital Ads and Nonprofits: It’s a Match!

May 11, 2017
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 ranked 11th for internet connection, works to expand digital inclusion

May 8, 2017
KSL Broadcasting

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.

Google Fiber Powers Learning with Digital Inclusion Fellowship

April 26, 2017
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.

Lorena Cuffy – Bridging the Digital Divide

April, 2017
El Ravenswood

NTEN Digital Inclusion Fellow Lorena Cuffy shows how her program is bringing digital literacy to her community.

Five Tips On How To Fund Your Next Project

March 9, 2017

Five experts from Forbes Nonprofit Council offer their guidance on what alternate funding is available for nonprofits.

Startup Not Scaling? Maybe It’s Your Technology

February 24, 2017
Fast Company

Startups don’t stay startups forever. New organizations become not-so-new ones. But just because time passes doesn’t mean these ventures scale.

4 Pearls of Wisdom for Nonprofit Technology in 2017

February 13, 2017

For leaders at nonprofit organizations, technology is poised to make their work and missions more effective.

The Top 3 Fastest-Growing Cloud Careers Are at Nonprofits

February 12, 2017
Media Planet

Nonprofits are embracing cloud technologies at an accelerating rate, but smart investment in security and data specialists are needed for organizations to keep pace.

Should Your Nonprofit Have Its Very Own Data Scientist?

February 10, 2017
Nonprofit Quarterly

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 Top Three Nonprofit Jobs Of The Future

February 7, 2017
Fast Company

The nonprofit world kicked off 2017 with a bang and, in some cases, a much bigger budget. That’s creating some job openings.

7 Tech CEOs And Execs On Why Obama Was Innovator In Chief

January 20, 2017
Fast Company

As President Obama leaves office, entrepreneurs and tech leaders weigh in on his legacy.

How To (Finally) Solve Your Team’s Most Annoying Tech Problems

January 10, 2017
Fast Company

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.

Low literacy among adults in Kansas City is more common than you think

November 27, 2016
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.