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Volunteer at the 15NTC!

Ever wondered what it takes to put on the largest conference of changemakers that put tech to work for their causes? Volunteering is a great way to go behind the scenes and contribute to the experience that is the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Sign up today to be a volunteer at the 15NTC in Austin, Texas!  Volunteer […]
Posted: December 11, 2014
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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend the 15NTC

There are just five days left to register with early bird rates for the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC)! The 15NTC is going to be bigger and better than ever before – and it’s not just because we’ll be in Texas. You’ve probably heard all of our reasons to attend: over 2,000 attendees, more than 100 […]
Posted: December 9, 2014
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15NTC Registration is Open: Be part of the largest #nptech gathering out there!

Registration for the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (15NTC) is officially open – and you’re invited to help us make it the best conference yet! Aside from registering, don’t miss out on the opportunity to get the most out of the NTC, as well as be a key part of the program. Navigating this event can get a […]
Posted: November 5, 2014
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Evidence = Funding: A new blueprint for evaluation plans

With the strain on both public and private resources in the wake of the Great Recession, funders started asking: “How do I know my investments are actually making a difference?” The Obama Administration’s answer to this question is what’s called “tiered-evidence programs,” and they’ve already been applied at the Departments of Education, Labor, and Health […]
Posted: October 8, 2014
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Meet Ash Shepherd, NTEN's Education Director

We are excited to welcome longtime NTEN Member, Ash Shepherd, to the NTEN team. As the Education Director, Ash will be responsible for overseeing and designing programs for the NTEN Community to help them transform technology into social change. For many of you, no introductions are needed! Ash has been a go-to resource for NTEN […]
Posted: September 19, 2014
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How to Use Your Website to Increase Donations

Many nonprofit organizations are leaning heavily on digital marketing and donation appeals due to the ever-growing cost of snail mail, among other reasons. If your organization is adopting this trend, are you utilizing the right tools and strategies to optimize the amount of online donations you receive? Here, we’ll explain two simple strategies for improving […]
Posted: July 28, 2014
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NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Honoring NTEN Committee Members

This week is National Volunteer Week! Points of Light, the organization that established this program in 1974, says “National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change – discovering and actively demonstrating their collective power to make a difference.” To recognize the tireless work of […]
Posted: April 8, 2014
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Online Communities Depend on Online Volunteers

Virtual volunteering, micro-volunteering, crowdsourcing, and other terms refer to unpaid work done via the Internet by computer, tablet, smartphone, or other mobile device. While the general public associates the word “volunteer” mainly with social and human services or the arts, in fact there are volunteers everywhere. The Internet is a volunteer-rich environment on a global […]
Posted: March 5, 2014
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Engage, Inform, Recruit: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Recruit Donors and Volunteers

Engagement Marketing, when done well, can become the single best source of new members, volunteers, or donors for any nonprofit organization. By delivering great experiences and content to your key constituents, you can use that engagement to drive social visibility. Great content and experiences make people feel connected to an organization, and when these connections […]
Posted: December 5, 2013
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Celebrate Giving Tuesday with NTEN

Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and you’re invited to join the celebration with NTEN! Want to participate? Here are three […]
Posted: November 25, 2013