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Nonprofits Can Succeed With Technologies Help

Nonprofits can succeed by blending technology and relationships, reports Wichita Business Journal. 

Fundraising professionals in 2020 have found new ways to reach donors, creating strategies particularly with technology they believe will have staying power past the pandemic.


#GivingTuesday Searches Encouraging

According to the Nonprofit Times, websearches for #GivingTuesday are up  by 80%

#GivingTuesday could raise more than $600 million on Dec. 1, at least according to one prediction. Whole Whale, a New York-based digital B-corporation, predicts that #GivingTuesday will raise 18 percent more online this year, up from $511 million in 2018 to $605 million.


Nonprofits Pin Hopes on Giving Tuesday

According to the Ledger, nonprofits are hoping that Giving Tuesday helps offset the slow down in giving they have experienced this year. 

Local charities and nonprofits are seeing the effects of people having less money in their pockets this year ahead of Giving Tuesday.


TechSoup Wins Big Grant

Truist Financial Corporation has made a $2.5 million dollar grant to TechSoups Covid Recovery Fund, reports the Idaho State Journal.

TechSoup, the leading nonprofit network provider of technology solutions to civil society organizations globally, today announced that it has received a $2.5 million grant from Truist Financial Corporation to support the TechSoup COVID Recovery Fund, a gap-filling funding measure that helps grassroots nonprofits make critical technology investments while continuing to serve the most vulnerable communities through the coronavirus crisis and into the futur


Nonprofits Can be More Transparent with Tech

According to Forbes, nonprofits could benefit from investing in tech that helps them be more transparent.

The nonprofit sector is one of the largest in the U.S. economy, and despite the inevitable hit it will take due to Covid-19 and the resulting economic contraction, we've seen a drastic rise in charitable giving.


Toledo Library Helps People Get Tech

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library has partnered with PCs for People to help families get tech, reports the Toledo Blade. 

Through a partnership with a national nonprofit organization, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library is distributing desktop computers to income-eligible individuals and families.


Nonprofit Embraces Tech

Covid-19 caused Metropolitan Ministries to embrace technology to help them continue their mission during the pandemic, reports St. Pete Catalyst.

Metropolitan Ministries doesn’t have a storefront in Pinellas County, but that hasn’t stopped the organization from helping hundreds of Pinellas County families during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Providing Tech to Seniors

A new nonprofit, Telehealth Access for Seniors, helps provide technology to seniors so they can take telehealth visits, reports VAntage Point. 

This year, many Veterans have used VA telehealth services for the first time. They have used VA technologies such as My HealtheVet and VA Video Connect to connect with their VA care teams. But for some older Veterans, telehealth presented a challenge. They did not have the technology required to take part.


Volunteering Virutally

Many nonprofits are finding ways to offer their volunteers a chance to volunteer virtually, reports New York Times. 

Paula Brynen has been finding a sense of purpose in volunteer work for years — and even more so after her job as a fund-raiser for public television in California was eliminated two years ago.


Charity Navigator Rates Nonprofits’ Impact for First Time with Acquisition of Ratings Startup, ImpactMatters

Charity Navigator, the world’s largest evaluator of nonprofits, has acquired ImpactMatters, a startup that applies rigorous methodology to assess nonprofit impact. 


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