TechSoup@PND

Through an arrangement with TechSoup, PND is pleased to offer a series of articles about the effective use of technology by nonprofits.

5 Steps to Address Your Nonprofit's Social Media Concerns

5 Steps to Address Your Nonprofit's Social Media Concerns

Julia Campbell  |  September 23, 2019

Do the words "social media" cause executives at your nonprofit to break out in hives? Here are five simple things your organization can do to avoid the worst-case scenario and get the most out of these powerful and increasingly popular tools.... 

Getting Millennials to Give: Seven Steps

Getting Millennials to Give: Seven Steps

TechSoup Editorial Staff  |  August 19, 2019

In general, the 80-million-strong millennial generation is committed to making the world a better, but, as the editorial staff at TechSoup explains, millennials have their own ideas about why, how, and when to give....

5 Takeaways From the 2019 NTC Conference

5 Takeaways From the 2019 NTC Conference

Daphne Laglos  |  April 24, 2019

Laglos traveled to Portland in March for the annual Nonprofit Technology Network conference. Here are some key takeaways from the event....

Nonprofits Beware: You Can Get Hacked, Too

Nonprofits Beware: You Can Get Hacked, Too

TechSoup staff  |  December 17, 2018

Large or small, nonprofits are susceptible to hacking by bad actors. And the best way to avoid a hack, as the folks at TechSoup explain, is to prepare for one before it happens....

4 Questions U.S. Nonprofits Need to Ask About GDPR

4 Questions U.S. Nonprofits Need to Ask About GDPR

Giles Watkins  |  November 25, 2018

It's been six months since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented in Europe. Data privacy expert Watkins explains what you need to know to make sure your nonprofit is in compliance....

How to Use Online Surveys at Your Nonprofit

How to Use Online Surveys at Your Nonprofit

Vivek Bhaskaran  |  October 16, 2018

Bhaskaran, a software developer and founder of QuestionPro and SurveyAnalytics, provides a quick primer on how nonprofits can use surveying to improve every aspect of their operations, from program delivery to board recruitment....

7 Tips for Fundraising on Social Media

7 Tips for Fundraising on Social Media

Hanna Harrison  |  August 27, 2018

Social media can be a powerful tool for building relationships with supporters, and Harrison's tips can help your nonprofit get the most out of it....

4 Things Your Nonprofit Actually Needs to Do Before 2019

4 Things Your Nonprofit Actually Needs to Do Before 2019

Stephen Jackson  |  July 16, 2018

As the pace of technology continues to accelerate, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, writes TechSoup's Stephen Jackson. But doing these four things now will help keep your organization ahead of the curve....

8 Digital Fundraising Tips for 2018

8 Digital Fundraising Tips for 2018

Michael Stein  |  June 14, 2018

Ready to supercharge your fundraising results? These tips from digital strategist Michael Stein are sure to help....

What Type of Data Should My Nonprofit or Foundation Collect?

What Type of Data Should My Nonprofit or Foundation Collect?

Alexandra Pittman  |  May 21, 2018

What type of data should your social impact organization be collecting? Alexandra Pittman, founder and CEO of ImpactMatter, a platform designed to make it easy for organizations to track trends hiding in their data, shares some advice....

GDPR Takes Effect in May 2018 — Is Your Nonprofit Ready?

GDPR Takes Effect in May 2018 — Is Your Nonprofit Ready?

Andrea Simandi, Cameron Birge  |  April 16, 2018

Europe's new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), takes effect May 25, and it will impact some nonprofits in the United States. Microsoft's Cameron Birge and Andrea Simandi explain....