2016 Technology Innovation Awards Now Open

We are very excited to announce that the submission period for the 2016 Technology Innovation Awards (TIA) has officially begun! As you may know, since 2003 501cTECH’s Technology Innovation Awards have recognized D.C. area nonprofits who put technology to use in an innovative way to improve key ...
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2015 Technology Innovation Award Winner Changes the Lives of Children with Cancer

Hopecam received the 2015 Technology Innovation Award in the K-12 & STEM Education category, sponsored by CenturyLink. Earlier this year, I caught up with Brad Hawkins, a member of Hopecam’s Board of Directors, and learned about the history of the organization and how the $7,500 award is making a ...
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Organizational Collaboration on App Content & Launch

Guest Post from Bevin Landrum, Cyclical Communications Manager & TAPS Magazine Editor, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors | 2015 Technology Innovation Award Winner, sponsored by BAE Systems. Read more about their mobile app. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) hosts two ...
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CNSG presents: 4 Ways to Optimize Your Nonprofit Tech Services

Guest post from our Technology Partner, Converged Network Services Group. CNSG provides comprehensive, end-to-end telecommunications services. From carrier, cloud and IP infrastructure services to contract negotiation, issue resolution and every matter in between—they do it all. Does this sound ...
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4 Things to Consider Before Transitioning to a New Technology Solution

Is your nonprofit organization thinking about moving to Box.org? 501cTECH’s Technology Program Manager, Quizaira Recio, offers a few things to consider before jumping into the project. While this advice is tailored to nonprofits considering Box.org, the decision process can be applied to a variety ...
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Client Success Story: Teens Run DC

THE CHALLENGE Helping students set goals and work towards them is a huge step in empowering underserved youth. That’s the idea behind Teens Run DC, a nonprofit that promotes the physical, social and emotional well-being of DC students through running and mentoring programs.
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5 Simple Tips to Make Your Outlook Life Easier in the New Year

As we enter the new near, we’re all making plans for New Year’s resolutions. Why not take your resolutions into the workplace, starting with one of the things we all come in contact with the most in an office environment – email. It can be daunting and overwhelming to open a full inbox every ...
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Reflecting on Digital Trends in 2015 and Looking Ahead to 2016: December NTEN Happy Hour and Discussion

On December 9th, 501cTECH, NetSquared DC, and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) co-sponsored a happy hour and panel discussion on digital trends. Panelists included thought leaders in the digital engagement space: Charmaine Nokuri, Chris Tuttle, DeRay Mckesson, and Jo Miles, and Colin Delany ...
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Follow-up with 2014 Technology Innovation Award Winner: National Military Family Association

Questions answered by Joyce Raezer, Executive Director at the National Military Family Association. This follow-up survey was designed to serve as a resource for understanding how grants serve nonprofits, and what obstacles grant recipients might encounter while implementing projects. The Project ...
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