NTEN’s research provides key data to help nonprofit professionals learn about best practices and make good decisions. Regular reports include technology investment and digital strategy. Also in this section are NTEN workbooks.

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2022 Managing Nonprofit Tech Change Report

Partner: Salesforce.org

NTEN and Salesforce partnered on a survey to better understand some of the realities, challenges, and areas of strength for change management in nonprofits.

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2021 Technology-Enabled Operations Report

Partner: Unit4

Many communities lack access to income or health care during the pandemic. This report explores nonprofits’ related technology and operational challenges.

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How to Plan Virtual Fundraising Events

Partner: Pledge

Hosting a fundraising event online involves different needs than in-person events. Download this guide to learn how to make your next fundraiser successful.

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2020 Data Empowerment Report

Partner: Fidelity Trustees’ Charitable Initiative

Download a report on how organizations from across the nonprofit sector collect and manage data and the policies they have in place to secure it.


NTEN Reports Archive

The latest reports and resources produced by NTEN, separated by nonprofit tech topics, starting with the most recent.

Digital Communications & Marketing

How to Plan Virtual Fundraising Events

FEBRUARY 2021
Hosting a fundraising event online involves different needs than in-person events. Download this guide to learn how to make your next fundraiser successful.

2019 Digital Outlook Report

FEBRUARY 2019 | Partners: Care2, hjc
NTEN and partners Care2 and hjc have produced the 2019 Digital Outlook Report, which includes in-depth guides and expert advice based on data collected from nonprofits in more than 20 countries.

Fundraising & Development

How to Plan Virtual Fundraising Events

FEBRUARY 2021
Hosting a fundraising event online involves different needs than in-person events. Download this guide to learn how to make your next fundraiser successful.

Digital Fundraising Workbook for Nonprofits

FEBRUARY 2018 | Sponsored By: DonorPerfect
Taking you step-by-step through the development of a successful strategy, this workbook helps you craft a plan that includes a single goal, clear objectives, and detailed, measurable tactics.

Operations & Organization Management

The Opportunity of Collaborative Benchmarking

AUGUST 2019 | Partners: The Blackbaud Institute, NetHope
NTEN and partners the Blackbaud Institute and NetHope help you lay a foundation for benchmarking your organization against your peers. Read on to learn why it's important for our sector to collaborate.

State of Nonprofit Professional Development March 2019 report

MARCH 2019 | Partners: Cornerstone

Tech Accelerate

OCTOBER 2017 | Sponsored By: The Forbes Funds
Created by NTEN in partnership with The Forbes Funds, Tech Accelerate puts a decade of data and evaluation into a simple-to-use assessment, report, and benchmarking tool for the nonprofit sector.

2015 Digital Adoption Report

JULY 2015 | Partners: Mobile Citizen
How do organizations keep staff connected? This report provides benchmarks and qualitative data about online technology and digital inclusion efforts among nonprofits and the communities that they serve.

Program & Service Delivery

Nonprofits and Artificial Intelligence

FEBRUARY 2020
Artificial intelligence is a popular topic in fiction, but what's realistic today? How can your nonprofit deploy machine learning in your work? Our handy guide walks you through the opportunities and questions you should be asking.

Digital Adoption in 2018

APRIL 2018 | Sponsored By: Mobile Citizen
While some digital adoption gaps are closing, there are still significant roadblocks for organizations serving the 60 million Americans who don’t have internet access at home.

Online and in the Office: The State of Technology-Based Learning in the Nonprofit Sector

SEPTEMBER 2016 | Partners: Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation
NTEN is proud to release its landmark report on technology-based learning in the nonprofit sector.

Digital Inclusion Fellowship: A Year of Learning

AUGUST 2016 | Partners: Google Fiber
It has been a year of learning and adapting. As we close out the pilot year of the NTEN Digital Inclusion Fellowship Program, we have been capturing the lessons and successes we have all experienced.

2015 Digital Adoption Report

JULY 2015 | Partners: Mobile Citizen
How do organizations keep staff connected? This report provides benchmarks and qualitative data about online technology and digital inclusion efforts among nonprofits and the communities that they serve.

Technology Management

The State of Product Management in the Nonprofit Sector

JULY 2022

2022 Managing Nonprofit Tech Change Report

MARCH 2022

2020 Data Empowerment Report

NOVEMBER 2020
Download a report on how organizations from across the nonprofit sector collect and manage data and the policies they have in place to secure it.

2020 Tech Accelerate Report

NOVEMBER 2020
This new report analyzes assessments completed using NTEN's Tech Accelerate tool. Download the report and complete an assessment of your nonprofit organization.

Cybersecurity for Nonprofits

FEBRUARY 2020
Do you know how to protect your data and constituents online? Our guide helps you evaluate your current cybersecurity and explains what steps you need to take.