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Cloud computing for nonprofits: 101

Written By: CharityVillage
March 14, 2014

Learn how cloud computing can help your nonprofit become more efficient in this recorded webinar.

Organizations with their “heads in the cloud” can save money and enhance their phone service

Written By: Adam Simpson
January 8, 2013

Is a Hosted PBX phone system right for your organization?

Reboot: Ten tips for working with IT consultants

Written By: Benita Aalto
January 23, 2012

The situation: you want a new website; or you think an app would be useful; or perhaps you want to beef up your organization's e-commerce. It might be time to hire an Information Technology (IT) consultant.

A day in the life: Website project manager

Written By: CharityVillage
September 15, 2011

This profile describes what it's like to work as a website project manager at a nonprofit association.

Collaborating in the virtual space

Written By: Nick Yeo
July 18, 2011

"Two heads are better than one", as the old saying goes, and it certainly applies when thinking about the benefits of collaboration.

Seven questions for nonprofit leaders who are serious about digital

Written By: Claire Kerr
June 28, 2011

This article discusses why managers need to think more broadly about how their organizations are implementing digital technologies.

In computers we trust?

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
August 30, 2010

Keeping on top of technology in your office.

The brave new world of constituent relationship management: Seven reasons to get on board

Written By: Annette Balgord
August 31, 2009

Many nonprofits struggle to achieve the coveted 360 degree view of their constituency. Why? The biggest culprit is not talent - it's technology!

Is it time to look at new fundraising software?

Written By: Annette Balgord
June 29, 2009

Four key challenges that indicate you may need a new fundraising system.

Upgrade your website's usability, enhance your bottom line: 3½ ways a great online user experience can help your organization right now

Written By: Kent Wakely
June 22, 2009

Follow these tips and improve the online experience your constituents have with your organization.

Six key items to consider when evaluating a new accounting system

Written By: Annette Balgord
May 25, 2009

This article lists six key items specific to nonprofit organizations, for accounting systems.

Managing emails in a not-for-profit setting

Written By: Paulette Vinette
December 15, 2008

How to effectively manage email communications as well as tips and tricks to make it a little easier.

Online Fundraising: Attract donors with search engine optimization

Written By: Alan Sharpe
August 11, 2008

A nonprofit website that appears near the top of search engine results will witness a dramatic increase in traffic compared with competing websites that appear further down in the results.

Why not to create a do-it-yourself donation tracking and receipting system

Written By: Dan Cooperstock
June 9, 2008

This article discusses why you might not want to start out tracking donors and donations, and creating their charitable receipts, using a homegrown system.

Tracking constituents in small and mid-sized organizations

Written By: Laura S. Quinn
March 24, 2008

Best practices for selecting and managing a constituent database at smaller NPOs.

Seven ways nonprofits can use podcasts

Written By: Britt Bravo
July 30, 2007

Suggestions for creating compelling podcasts out of your everyday work.

Online collaboration tools for nonprofit board members

Written By: Soha El-Borno
July 9, 2007

How to use Google documents for board collaboration.

Adventures in open source: The nonprofit software debate continues

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
May 28, 2007

While alternative software - be it freeware, shareware or open source - can prove beneficial financially and otherwise, it appears many organizations remain hesitant to incorporate them into their computerized world.

Ten essentials to choosing technology for your organization

Written By: Dmitry Buterin
March 26, 2007

How to use technology to save your organization time and resources.

Ten spam-filtering methods explained

Written By: Brian Satterfield
December 11, 2006

How to effectively filter email spam.