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Posted by jarahdeguzman on 19/04/2021 - 17:03 Categories:

There are many types of nonprofits that are not able to implement work-from-home policies due to the nature of their work, including museums, shelters, and health care providers. But if you are part of an organization that is able to continue to operate if your staff are all working remotely from home, we hope that what follows is of use to you and your nonprofit.

Communications Solutions for Staff Working Remotely

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 19/04/2021 - 16:54 Categories:

When disaster strikes, charities and civil society organizations are often called upon to deliver critical aid. But what if a nonprofit itself is threatened?

Nonprofits today face a variety of potential disasters, from earthquakes and wildfires to cyberattacks and global pandemics. Below are resources from the nonprofit disaster recovery experts at TechSoup, outlining how organizations of any size can ramp up their disaster preparedness.

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 19/04/2021 - 16:47 Categories:

I started this blog post on disaster communications initially in response to the wildfires in Australia and earthquakes in Puerto Rico (seems a lifetime ago doesn't it?). But, of course, we're now also thinking about the COVID-19 global pandemic, which, like a disaster, is displacing people from their normal ways of operating.

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 19/04/2021 - 16:40 Categories:

What a year.

In the wild ride that was 2020, most of us nonprofit staff moved out of the office and into our living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms in a master class in "making it work!" And as we figured out not only how to manage our organizations remotely, but also how to deliver our programs and fundraise from the couch, we acquired technology to help us. And boy, did we acquire technology — hardware, software, implementation services — whatever it took to work remotely, collaborate with our colleagues, and engage with our constituents.

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 19/04/2021 - 16:35 Categories:

Last year, TechSoup — and much of the nonprofit sector across the world — was forced to rapidly transition to a fully remote workplace. It wasn't easy and it wasn't pretty, but it forced us to focus on how we operate and work together and how we push forward our own digital transformation. It also further highlighted the need for this transformation to occur in the nonprofit sector at large.

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 08/04/2021 - 16:21 Categories:

 

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Posted by jarahdeguzman on 08/04/2021 - 16:09 Categories:

As organizations and society in general have become more dependent on the Internet and access to digital information, attempts to exploit weaknesses in technology systems have increased. The aim of these is to gain access to information, disrupt services, or cause harm to brand reputation and client trust. According to the FY20 Microsoft Digital Defense Report, in 2020, Microsoft blocked over 13 billion malicious emails.

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 05/04/2021 - 16:50 Categories:

If your organization is looking for a way to stay in touch with members, donors, and the community in general, there are many messaging apps available to choose from. In this post, we'll be taking a closer look at WhatsApp, which is popular in the U.S. but even more popular around the world. As of February 2020, WhatsApp had over 2 billion users globally.

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 05/04/2021 - 16:47 Categories:

With an increasing migration of nonprofits into the virtual space, a mobile and digital strategy is imperative for your organization to stay competitive. Developing an app for your nonprofit is a great way to stand out, develop credibility, and grow your organization. Still not sure an app is right for you? Here are five reasons why your nonprofit should consider building a mobile app.

Posted by jarahdeguzman on 15/03/2021 - 10:09 Categories:

As someone involved in the grant writing and management process at your organization, you need to know how to best spend your time and money so that you get the greatest "return" on your investment. You don't want to waste your limited resources on activities that are not likely to be successful. But you also want to avoid being so shortsighted that you miss the bigger picture.

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