Best Friends Animal Society is a national animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. Since its founding in 1984, Best Friends has helped reduce the number of animals killed in American shelters from 17 million per year to an estimated 4 million. Best Friends Animal Society was able to create a Facebook marketing campaign and raise $13,000 during their test period.
In today's digital age, your nonprofit may be seeing hundreds if not thousands of pieces of data a day. Yet roughly 0.5 percent of digital data is being collected and analyzed. Meaning nonprofits are loosing opportunities to; make smart decisions, improve efficiency, and attract new donors and volunteers. For nonprofits to leverage their data they will have to invest in both the people and technologies. Below are the top jobs nonprofits to fill those needs.
“Looking back on my experience at ITWorks will always be a bright and shining moment. It provided me an opportunity to move into a career in IT, something I'd been considering for a while. My life has dramatically improved in all kinds of ways since graduation, all of which I can thank the ITWorks team for,” Michael Wanner, a graduate of the Fall 2016 class in Delaware reflected on his experience recently. Now, the ITWorks team is ready to welcome a new cohort of students for Spring 2017.
VolunteerMatch a nonprofit that strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect online. Boosted their visibility and built better relationships with Salesforce's CRM.
Take you mission further with the right nonprofit management tools. No matter how your nonprofit makes a difference, Google's nonprofit resources can help you connect to the people who matter, increase support, and raise greater awareness on a global stage.
The second CXWorks session is busily underway in Las Vegas, and we are excited to introduce one of the awesome students – Toynee Bodie. Having been laid off from her job at the end of 2016 but wanting to progress in the Customer Service industry, Toynee felt like finding the CXWorks program was a matter of fate. She recently shared her history and initial experience in the classroom with us in an interview. Keep your eyes out for Part 2 during graduation week when we’ll check-in with Toynee again to see what’s next!
According to Salesforce.org, "Salesforce for Nonprofits is the set of end-to-end solutions any nonprofit needs to become a connected nonprofit. Built for the social and mobile era, Salesforce for Nonprofits will connect your entire nonprofit— your partners, supporters, employees, and programs— so you can, deliver better programs and services, engage and strengthen your community, communicate more effectively, and raise more resources."
The ITWorks class of Fall 2016 has been hard at work after graduating from the program. Eleven weeks of class time, Cisco and Comp TIA certifications, and five week internships prepared this class better than ever before for entering the workforce. Twenty graduates are already employed in the IT field, only a month and a half after graduation. Read on to learn more about their thoughts on the program and where they are now!