Nonprofits, here are 2020’s top 5 tech trends

RYAN PEASLEY | February 10, 2020

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New decade, new tech. The 20s are when nonprofits as a whole are going to use technology in unique and interesting ways. Many have already started to, which means there’s a lot trending this year.

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Agile nonprofits are turning to virtual fundraisers to fill the fundraising gap. Limiting public gatherings to fewer than ten people has forced many nonprofits to postpone or cancel their annual events, which is a major problem for so many organizations that rely on spring fundraising season to generate a significant portion of their annual revenue. A virtual event is any organized meet-up that takes place online rather than in a physical location. They can range from one-on-one meetings to large-scale events with thousands of attendees. Major benefits of hosting a virtual event include guests being able to attend from the comfort of their homes and organizations being able to reach an unlimited audience anywhere in the world.

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With the state of the world right now, your school or nonprofit has likely suspended travel. Your annual giving team may be putting off doing any outreach at the moment as well. With all of the information coming out about the novel coronavirus, people are either consumed with it or are avoiding all social media, email, etc. Many teams are realizing that an ask at this time could really be a waste of resources, and an emergency plea, unless truly needed, can be seen as opportunistic.

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5 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Resources for a Winning Strategy

Article | April 14, 2020

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Does Your Board Micromanage the Nonprofit?

Article | April 14, 2020

A common complaint from nonprofit staff is that the board of directors is “micromanaging.” What exactly does that mean? Why do they micromanage? Whose fault is it? What can be done to help boards do the real work they are meant to do? One might argue that everything a nonprofit does is the board’s business. However, that doesn’t mean the board must be involved in every operational detail or approve every decision that the chief executive makes. Where do you draw the line?

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