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20NTC Session

Establishing Tech Policies to Protect Your Nonprofit


Are you providing guidance to help staff members avoid scams, malicious software, and the inappropriate handling of data? Do staffers use their personal phones or computers to do work? If you don’t have written policies—and regular training to ensure that people understand those policies—your organization may be facing bigger risks than you think. This session will walk you through the questions you should consider as you develop policies to protect your nonprofit. Take home an in-depth policy workbook and sample policies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what should be in your Acceptable Use and IT Security policies
  • Weigh pros and cons of different approaches to Bring Your Own Device
  • Get better at gaining staff support and compliance

Target Audience

Management, people responsible for risk management and policies




Karen Graham

Director of Education & Outreach

Tech Impact

Karen is a sought-after speaker, trainer, writer, and consultant with expertise in technology leadership and innovation, nonprofit software, and digital strategy. As Tech Impact’s Director of Education and Outreach, she leads the Idealware team of researchers, presenters, and writers who create technology information resources designed to help nonprofit leaders put their vision into action. Her past experience includes leading the technology consulting services and nonprofit technology learning and networking programs at MAP for Nonprofits, helping to build the nonprofit CRM/database solution provider thedatabank from a startup to a thriving software company, and various roles in arts and human services organizations. She holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management from the University of St. Thomas.

Dan Getman

Senior Manager of Donor Relations


Dan oversees the individual fundraising at MANNA, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that supplies medically appropriate meals to individuals facing serious illness. He also is responsible for MANNA’s CRM database, website maintenance, and tech security.





March 25, 2020


10:30am – 11:45am



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