OpenDataVote enables nonprofits to nominate data sets to support their mission while the public votes for the data sets they believe the government should release. Winning nonprofits will receive cash prizes of $4,000, $2,000 & $1,000. You need to hurry as the deadline to submit data sets is March 31st. Below is all the details you need to know.
For most nonprofits, the availability of excess financial resources are scarce. On the surface, it may seem like an afterthought that investing in technology is the best way to allocate resources. Especially when using that using that money could go to directly serving your mission. But transitioning to the cloud allows your team to become more flexible, efficient, and collaborative. Did we also mention that we ensure that nonprofits receive every software and product discount available. Remember that opportunity loss is a cost of not implementing technology as well. Successfully integrating into the cloud, saves time and service maintenance too, and has been shown to reduce costs by up to 50%. Below are things to keep in mind when transitioning to the cloud.
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.
Data teams and IT teams are the original partners. In the days of mainframes, those defined as guardians of digitized information were called DP (Data Processing). Today, your nonprofit could be seeing hundreds to thousands of data points daily.
There’s no denying that some of that information could be used by your organization, and you don’t need to be a statistics major to take advantage of it. Here are some things that can help you understand how your nonprofit can use data for good.
The Microsoft Office blog released their monthly post highlighting updates to OneDrive, the Activity feed within the Office apps, Lens and more. Below are the key points Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits users can take away.
Want to forward your office phone to your mobile phone? Want to reduce your nonprofit's phone costs? "Cut the cord" and join us next Wednesday, Feb. 8th at 2pm est. for a webinar covering cloud based phone systems. Below are some questions you might ask yourself if you are considering making the switch.
Established in 1907, MJHS Health System (MJHS) has grown into one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in greater New York. One of the biggest challenges they face is to ensure that the values of a nearly 110-year-old healthcare provider are reflected in the 21st-century technology they use. With Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based tools, employees are productive in today’s digital world, while still preserving the innovative, culturally sensitive healthcare services that are part of its history.