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Discover How This Nonprofit is Solving National Security Challenges Through an Innovative Ecosystem

The Technology Advancement Center (TAC) is a nonprofit organization that is tackling defense and national security challenges by engaging academia, developing the workforce, and bringing in the next commercial technical capability or process. Gregg Smith, the CEO of TAC, discussed how the organization fits into some of the Defense Department's newest strategies such as those around artificial intelligence and zero trust. He also discussed his goals for TAC as it works with smaller organizations to teach them how to do business with the government and bring new solutions into agencies like the U.S. Cyber Command, National Security Agency, DISA and more. This information was discussed in the latest episode of the GovCast podcast.


Microsoft and United Way of Racine County Team Up to Launch New Technology Fund

United Way of Racine County is partnering with Microsoft to create a new technology fund. The fund will provide resources to help local businesses and organizations access technology to help them succeed. According to BizTimes, the fund will be used to provide grants, training, and other resources to help local businesses and organizations. The fund is part of Microsoft's commitment to invest in the local community and help businesses and organizations access the technology they need to succeed.


5 Reasons Nonprofits Should Embrace Human Services Software

Nonprofit organizations are essential to providing crucial services and support to those in need. But managing the complexities of these organizations can be difficult. Human services software provides a comprehensive solution to streamline operations, improve efficiency, and enhance service delivery. This technology automates administrative tasks, optimizes resource allocation, and facilitates data-driven decision-making. With its user-friendly interface and robust features, nonprofits can maximize their impact and reach. TechBullion reported that human services software is a powerful tool for nonprofits to increase their effectiveness.


Nonprofit and Microsoft Team Up to Bring TechSpark to Vermont

Technology for Tomorrow (T4T), a nonprofit based in Williston, has been chosen by Microsoft to be part of the TechSpark Fellow Program. This program is designed to help foster economic opportunity, job creation, and innovation in the state of Vermont. On December 1st, Microsoft, T4T, and other nonprofit and community leaders will be having a Roundtable Conversation at the South Burlington Public Library. Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale said, “Technology for Tomorrow and Microsoft TechSpark will help Vermont grow and develop our workforce to meet the critical employment needs of today and tomorrow.” Since the launch of TechSpark in 2017, Microsoft has helped communities secure over $125 million in funding and created thousands of jobs. Microsoft hopes that by expanding the TechSpark program to all 50 states, they will be able to help more people gain access to digital skills and resources.


Nonprofits Reap Benefits of Apparo's Spreadsheet Solutions

Apparo, a Charlotte-based nonprofit, is helping other nonprofits by providing them with spreadsheet solutions. This allows the nonprofits to focus on their mission and do the extraordinary work they are meant to do. Apparo is helping to make mundane tasks easier and more efficient, which in turn helps the nonprofits to make a greater impact in the community. WFAE 90.7 - Charlotte's NPR News Source reported on this story.


Chester County Nonprofits Receive AI Tools to Navigate New Technologies

The United Way of Chester County has partnered with Penn State University to provide Chester County nonprofits and social enterprises with the tools they need to navigate new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). The partnership resulted in a successful workshop that left a lasting mark on the nonprofits. According to the Daily Local, the workshop was designed to help the nonprofits understand the potential of AI and how to use it to benefit their organizations. The workshop also included a discussion on the ethical implications of using AI.


5 Reasons Nonprofits Should Utilize Human Services Software

Nonprofit organizations are essential to providing services and support to those in need. But managing a nonprofit can be difficult. Human services software is a technology that can help streamline operations, improve efficiency, and enhance service delivery. It automates administrative tasks, optimizes resource allocation, and facilitates data-driven decision-making. This user-friendly software helps nonprofits maximize their impact and reach. According to TechBullion, human services software can improve the effectiveness of nonprofits in many ways.

Nonprofits are essential to helping those in need, and human services software can be a great tool to improve their effectiveness. However, it is important to remember that technology is not a cure-all. Nonprofits should be sure to consider their specific needs and goals when deciding whether or not to use human services software. It's also important to ensure that the software is user-friendly and secure, and that it meets all relevant regulations and standards.Read More


Leading Nonprofit Executives in Westchester Share Best Practices and Leadership Strategies

At the 2023 Westchester OpCon, hosted by New York Nonprofit Media, experts and local officials discussed ways to strengthen partnerships, streamline processes, and improve fundraising. The event focused on Westchester County, and highlighted the importance of collaboration between nonprofits and local government. Robin Hood Foundation, a nonprofit organization, announced plans to expand the child care voucher program in New York City. Additionally, a GED test center for people with disabilities opened in the city.


Nonprofit Power of Perception Wins Prestigious Statewide Award

Power of Perception, a local nonprofit organization founded by Dennis Beale, was recently honored with the “People’s Choice Award” at the Wisconsin Innovation Awards in Madison. The Eau Claire-based organization provides more opportunities to black, biracial, and minority students in the community through mentoring programs, tutoring sessions, inspirational talks, and excursions. Out of 300 nominees and 25 finalists, nine winners were honored during the event at the Memorial Union in Madison. The “People’s Choice Award” winner was determined by votes that were collected using an online platform during the ceremony. According to Volume One, the award ceremony recognizes the state’s most innovative products and services from various industry categories.


Crypto Billionaire's Nonprofit Invests Big in AI Chips

A nonprofit organization funded by cryptocurrency billionaire Jed McCaleb has made a big investment in AI technology. The organization, called Voltage Park, purchased 24,000 Nvidia H100 chips worth $500 million. These chips are used to power artificial intelligence projects. Voltage Park plans to offer low-cost AI computing to help with the shortage of AI chips. Eric Park, CEO of Voltage Park, believes that the current ecosystem for machine learning is broken. The chips will be set up in Texas, Virginia, and Washington and are expected to be fully deployed by February. This investment comes after the release of OpenAI's ChatGPT last year, which caused a surge in demand for Nvidia's advanced AI silicon. Intel, Advanced Micro Devices, and a host of startups also sell AI chips that are in high demand. This investment is a big step forward for AI technology.


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