December 2014: Best of 2014

Try a New Way to Graph Survey Data in 2015

Submitted on Fri, 12/5/2014 - 12:00pm
Explore a whole new data visualization wardrobe for 2015. May we suggest the Likert scale line?
By Stephanie Evergreen – CEO

On Equity, Technology, and Where We Go From Here

Submitted on Mon, 12/8/2014 - 4:45pm
One person's reflections about conversations relating to equity, technology, and impact.
By Yee Won Chong – Principal

Getting Technology to Work for Your Evaluation Needs

Submitted on Tue, 12/9/2014 - 3:23pm
Your guide to choosing a database your evaluation goals can love.
By Laura Beals – Director of Evaluation

Helping Youth Find Their Tech Genius: This year with iUrban Teen

Submitted on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 3:24pm
iUrban Teen has been busy this year creating opportunities and environments where youth can find, appreciate, and grow their genius.
By Sam Rodriguez – Technology Director

My Year in Drupal: The Power of a Collaborative Community

Submitted on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:42pm
The Drupal community is awesome and other takeaways from BADCamp, et al.
By Stephanie Gutowski – Community Engagement Organizer

4 Donation Pages to Help Jumpstart Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign

Submitted on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:48pm
Is your donation page inspiring and inviting your would-be donors? Here are some tips in case your site needs a tune-up.
By Cara Wood – Marketing Assistant

Top 10 Tips for How You Can Mobilize with Mobile

Submitted on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 3:26pm
Here's your checklist for making a mobile campaign hum to your mission's tune.
By Cheryl Contee – Partner and Adriana Dakin – Vice President of Digital Strategy & Research

Does Your Organization’s Story Connect the Dots?

Submitted on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:31pm
If you want a strong story-based strategy (and you do), weave the story of your nonprofit into a tapestry of change.
By Demetrio Maguigad – Director of Strategic Design

Wrapping Up Your Work With a Nice Tool Package

Submitted on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:04am
Which tools bring your life into focus? Grace shares hers, as her end-of-year gift to you.
By Grace Andrews – Co-founder, Director of Business Development

Five Nonprofit Online Communities that Inspire Action & Generate Results: The Sequel

Submitted on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:42pm
An update from the land of online communities: why they matter to mission-driven organizations, how effective they can be, and what they can do for a broad spectrum of organizations.
By Michael Wilson – CEO & Founder

It Might Just Be My Favorite Year: 2014 in review

Submitted on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:55pm
It's time to take a moment to marvel at the wonders that the nonprofit technology community has made possible this year (thanks, team!).
By Amy Sample Ward – CEO

Storytelling, Design, and Communicating With Your Audience

Submitted on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:09pm
When pie charts about pie detract from your story: how to hold content as the star and design as the back-up singer.
By Samihah Azim – Product Design Manager