Technology Forum of Delaware’s 2017 Idea Challenge brings new ideas and tech to local nonprofits, reports the Delaware Business Times. Each nonprofit participating had a team of innovators that had 3 hours to come up with a plan. Then an audience voted on which nonprofit’s idea was the best.
According to GovTech, Digital C is helping Cleveland become a tech savvy city. Digital C is a nonprofit that helps communities use tech and data to drive community innovations. The goal is to bring more tech companies into Cleveland to help grow the city.
The Paypal Giving Fund is accused of not distributing funds collected, reports Gizmodo. According to the complaint filed funds collected for small unregistered charities were not distributed to the charities, instead Paypal kept them in an interest bearing account.
Africa and Asia lead the way in using texting to connect with their donors and potential donors, reports The Nonprofit Times. On the other hand, only 3 percent of North American nonprofits use text messaging to reach out to their supporters.
According to Forbes, nonprofits should use a different set of questions than a for profit when deciding on new technology. Instead of asking ‘Does it do the job?’ first, nonprofits need to ask ‘Can we afford it?’first.
@Pay is releasing a new version of its 2 click fundraising platform, reports Benzinga. @Pay’s 2 click software makes donations simple by allowing users to donate without having to create a special account/log in. The updates will enhance mobile users experience.