Social giving uses the power of networks to amplify donations. Sharing on Facebook, Twitter, and the rest can encourage new donations. But what about location-based networks? Can donations go up using ad-hoc networks of people in the real world?
Collaborative giving days like #GivingTuesday have different models to encourage larger numbers of donors across nonprofits. A single place to give has technology risks, but multiple sites make it harder to build energy around success.
More choice in discrete technical support services may better meet your specific needs, but additions come at a price. On the other hand, getting everything in one package is convenient, but “no substitutions, please” is the rule.
Most nonprofits have someone who is a tech geek, be it an IT staff member, a communications person, or an outsourced contractor, to thank for keeping everything digital running smoothly. What’s on his/her holiday list?
NPQ'sNow & Next examines technology tools, tips and trends for the practical nonprofit. The ideas and voices here emphasize the most promising practices in the sector today, as well as a careful examination of new thinking and resources to help mission-driven organizations achieve impact in a dynamic world. Now & Next focuses on that which is unique to nonprofits and eschews tech industry jargon and hype in favor of accessible language and insights.