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Graduation Day
February 1, 2016 5:10 pm

The Motivating Spark in a Student’s Eye: Digital Inclusion Fellowship Voices

In May 2015, NTEN and Google Fiber launched the Digital Inclusion Fellowship, a new national program investing in local communities and nonprofit organizations to address the digital divide. Sixteen Fellows are working this year on projects that include setting up basic computer skills courses, increasing home Internet usage, and volunteer recruitment and training. Naymar Prikhodko shares her recent work as a Fellow in Austin, Texas, working for the Skillpoint Alliance.


January 26, 2016 12:17 pm

Community Corner: January 2016

News and resources from NTEN’s Nonprofit Tech Clubs (volunteer-led local groups of nonprofit professionals and techies who get together for regular in-person events), Communities of Practice (CoPs) (volunteer-organized affinity groups), and the NTEN online community platform (conversations about all things nonprofit tech).


January 22, 2016 4:57 pm

5 Pitfalls That Ruin Your Productivity (and Sanity)

So, those New Year’s resolutions of mine. I was going to sleep more, be on time, meditate every day, and spend less unproductive time online. Despite a few early successes, my resolutions have thus far been fleeting at best. Case in point: this post is a week late, but guess how many times I’ve casually checked Facebook on my phone (even just today)?


January 14, 2016 3:25 pm

January Member Roundup: 2016 Predictions, Nonprofit Fundraising 101, and Digital Trends Ahead

Member Success Story by Leili Khalessi, new books (digital *and* print!), and more in this month’s roundup.


January 12, 2016 2:20 pm

From Exasperation to Aspiration: Digital Inclusion Fellowship Voices

In May 2015, NTEN and Google Fiber launched the Digital Inclusion Fellowship, a new national program investing in local communities and nonprofit organizations to address the digital divide. Sixteen Fellows are working this year on projects that include setting up basic computer skills courses, increasing home Internet usage, and volunteer recruitment and training. Leslie Scott shares her recent work as a Fellow in Kansas City, working for Full Employment Council.


December 30, 2015 8:45 am

Dreams of a Mobile Website for 2016

Organizations of all missions and sizes participate in NTEN Labs, one-day capacity building workshops, throughout the year to share their tech challenges, successes, and dreams with their peers. We asked Paula Jones, from N.C. Center for Nonprofits, to answer a few of our questions and share her organization’s relationship to nonprofit technology.


December 29, 2015 8:45 am

Technology Failing Is Not Your Problem: A Case Study

Organizations of all missions and sizes come together throughout the year to share their tech challenges, successes, and dreams with other NTEN Lab participants. We asked Birgit Pauli-Haack, from NPTechProjects, to answer a few of our questions and share her organization’s relationship to nonprofit technology.


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