How to make a great conference session proposal

Session proposals for the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference opened in early July. With the August 17 deadline rapidly approaching, there’s less than a week to turn your “Hey, there should be a session on that” idea into a solid proposal. Whether you’re ready to edit and polish your description or you’re just now writing it […]
Posted: August 13, 2018

3 Cs to build your nonprofit social media presence

Social media is not going anywhere. And for nonprofit organizations, having a social presence is necessary for marketing, communication, networking, and brand awareness. If you’re a new organization or your social presence has been lackluster, how exactly do you build a social presence? The best way to build your social presence involves three key concepts: […]
Posted: July 20, 2018

À La Carte Sponsorship

Marketing and Promotional Opportunities À la carte marketing opportunities allow you to reach specific NTC audiences through more targeted outreach. Please note that numbers are limited. For custom sponsorship opportunities, contact us:   Become a Sponsor Explore Other Sponsorship Opportunities
Posted: June 7, 2018

How to use tell-a-friend campaigns for volunteer recruitment

A version of this article originally appeared on VolunteerPro and is reprinted here with permission. Volunteer recruitment “tell-a-friend” campaigns are easy ways to expand your volunteer recruitment campaigns by tapping into the networks of your existing volunteers. Your biggest fans will be more than happy to help you spread the word, but they need encouragement […]
Posted: March 19, 2018

A first-timer's guide to enjoying the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference

A version of this first appeared on and is reprinted here with permission.   The 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (18NTC) in New Orleans is coming up next month, April 11 – 13. I attended for the first time in 2007, and my employer has seen fit to send me back annually since then. 18NTC […]
Posted: March 7, 2018

New connections, friends: Volunteers share what they love about the NTC

It takes a lot of work to put on a conference for a few thousand nonprofit professionals—luckily, we have some dedicated volunteers who help us make it happen. Besides saving you a chunk of change on registration, volunteering at the Nonprofit Technology Conference is a great way to meet people. You get to help attendees, […]
Posted: January 29, 2018

PCI compliance and PCI DSS: A brief primer that may save your organization

If you don’t have a solid understanding of what PCI compliance is, and you take credit cards in any way, then I beg you to read this article in its entirety. It’ll be the best 5 minutes of your week. Now that I’ve set the expectations high, let’s get on with it… What the serious […]
Posted: January 24, 2018

18NTC: What's new and what's making a comeback

For the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference, we are headed back to New Orleans for the first time in 10 years! I’m excited to see all of you there and to ensure you are just as excited about it, I’m sharing some of the conference highlights that are new or unique this year. Pre-Conference Days are […]
Posted: December 12, 2017

Announcing the 2017 NTENny Award winners

It’s time for the 10th annual NTENny Awards! 🎉 Each year NTEN recognizes those who regularly go above and beyond to assist NTEN staff and support the community. Their generosity with their time, knowledge, energy, and enthusiasm helps create the inclusive, welcoming, and supportive culture that makes the NTEN community great. This year’s awardees include […]
Posted: November 7, 2017