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You can earn NTEN's technology professional certificate for free! Apply for a scholarship sponsored by Microsoft.

Thanks to the generosity of Microsoft Philanthropies, NTEN is offering scholarships for the Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate. Have you been thinking about developing your professional skills specifically related to nonprofit technology? Are you looking for an online opportunity that has the flexibility you need to grow your skills while staying on top of your responsibilities at […]
Posted: June 3, 2019
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Making presentations accessible

You know that websites need to be accessible to people with disabilities. But have you thought about your presentations? Presentation accessibility means that your audience can experience, access, and understand your presentation. There are different considerations to presentation accessibility, depending on whether it is presented live or shared online. Knowing in advance how you want […]
Posted: May 21, 2019
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Promote your initiatives with Google Ad Grants

In prior articles about Google Ad Grants, I’ve primary shared technical advice, particularly in light of new compliance requirements. Yet for nonprofits that aren’t as familiar with Google Ads, there’s an opportunity to take a bigger picture view. Google Ad Grants gives you up to $120,000 per year on the world’s largest advertising platform, which […]
Posted: April 26, 2019
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How to create lasting relationships with your advocates online

As the landscape for donor and advocate attention becomes more crowded in 2019, it’s critical for nonprofit organizations to connect with their audiences in more authentic ways. Social media can be an important tool for nonprofits looking to engage with supporters quickly, seamlessly, and effectively. With more than 700,000 followers across their social media sites, […]
Posted: April 9, 2019
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Creating Digital Inclusion Partnerships

Organizations and individuals at businesses and nonprofit organizations can unite in several ways in the pursuit of common goals for communities. Among these relationships are partnerships, collaborations, and short-term and long-term alliances. Community-wide digital inclusion coalitions and efforts can effectively spark conversations and promote an actionable framework to increase broadband adoption and use, build digital […]
Posted: April 3, 2019
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Five social media mistakes to avoid in 2019

A strong social media presence is important for nonprofits. From brand awareness to improved engagement with supporters and donors, there are many reasons to improve your social media strategy. However, it’s not always easy when social media is only part of your role. When you don’t have the time to apply new ideas, you tend […]
Posted: March 26, 2019
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Tips for creating an engaging virtual training

The world is a busy place. In the nonprofit sector, we are inundated with emails, social media posts, texts, polls, and webinar and calendar invitations. It often makes me want to say, “Enough already.” I relish the opportunity for an in-person meeting or training for staff and volunteers. A break from the technology for a […]
Posted: March 21, 2019
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2019 award honorees at the 19NTC

Every year at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN honors smart, generous, and inspiring community members by celebrating their achievements through three awards. Lifetime Achievement Award: Shireen Mitchell   The Lifetime Achievement award honors an individual who is instrumental in shaping the field of nonprofit technology, and has dedicated their career to advocating for our sector […]
Posted: March 15, 2019
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Social Media Management

Managing all of your social media channels can often feel more like a headache than a task you look forward to. You don’t want to scratch your head over what to post on Instagram vs. Facebook vs. Pinterest vs. Twitter, and even worse, how to make time for it all. This course will demonstrate ways […]
Posted: March 5, 2019
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Career Center Mentor Schedule

Welcome mentors! Thank you for volunteering to mentor community members at the 19NTC. Please Note: We had a technical issue with this form and many of the mentors are not listed here. Feel free to add your name again. Otherwise please come to the career center during the time you signed up for. As a […]
Posted: February 27, 2019