Topic: Policy

The Nonprofit Common Data Model as an Equity Tool

February 25, 2021
Equity in technology often focuses on access. Just as important is creating standards of how data is shared through the Nonprofit Common Data Model (CDM).

The Problem of Nonprofit Data and Equity

February 24, 2021
Nonprofits have many options for technology platforms, but is how those systems develop and store data at cross-purposes with how nonprofits operate?

2021 Technology-Enabled Operations Report

February 4, 2021
Many communities lack access to income or health care during the pandemic. This report explores nonprofits' related technology and operational challenges.

A consultant’s take on tech equity

November 24, 2020
A nonprofit technology consultant shares his thoughts on the importance of NTEN's Equity Guide for Nonprofit Technology in creating tools and resources.

Diversity and Inclusion: An Industry of Disparity

September 1, 2020
Inclusion involves more than your nonprofit's hiring practices. Are you authentically representing your audience in all the content you produce?

SaveDotOrg campaign succeeds, ICANN rejects sale

April 30, 2020
The nonprofit community united in saying no to selling the digital home of nonprofits to private equity, and ICANN listened. The sale has been rejected.

Cloud Computing for Nonprofits

February 26, 2020
Is moving to the cloud right for you? Do you know what questions to ask to make an informed decision? Our handy guide explains what you need to know.

The digital home of nonprofits is under attack

November 22, 2019
The Internet Society is selling control of .ORG to Ethos, a private equity firm. Read the letter NTEN and 26 organizations have sent protesting this betrayal.

I’m good at my job. Should I be fired for joining an LGBTQIA kickball league?

October 7, 2019
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether or not Title VII protects LGBTQIA employees from discrimination. CEO Amy Sample Ward explains why the nonprofit sector should be concerned.

6 steps to implement a password manager at your nonprofit

June 20, 2017
Back in 2012, we implemented an organization-wide password manager here at NTEN, finally replacing our comically insecure “Shared Passwords” document, and the all-too-common practice of reusing the same password across a variety of different sites. Five years later, this change may be the most significant stress-reducing and time-saving policy I’ve ever put in place at NTEN since I started working here more than 10 years ago.