Water Mission provides safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions to millions of people in more than 50 countries. But the international nonprofit reached a turning point as an organization. They needed to explore how to become more efficient, increase fundraising effectiveness, improve organizational connectedness, and give people access to the information they need to do their jobs better.
Tech Forward is excited to welcome Cody Damon to Nashville this September!
Cody Damon is a strategic communications advisor known best for his work creating high-impact communications for the social good sector. In his current role as President and COO of Media Cause, his career spans a variety of communications disciplines, working with organizations like (RED), NRDC, Thorn and The Cornell Lab or Ornithology and dozens more where he has architecture and managed the implementation of large-scale digital marketing programs.
Technology is changing at break-neck speed, but it is difficult for nonprofit leaders to know which changes are right for their organizations. Should we adopt this cloud or that one? How does change affect our computer use policy? What will the new technology do to our (limited) budget? Should we allow users to bring their own computers? As the leader of your nonprofit, you may have asked these questions.
Tech Forward is excited to welcome Welles Hatch to Nashville this September!
Welles Hatch is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at City Year. He leads their IT Services Department and technology strategy, providing planning and analysis, operations leadership, and applications and system architecture support to City Year’s national network. Welles has a wealth of experience in developing, implementing and managing information systems as a senior executive of a number of New England technology and software companies.
Many nonprofits often view technology as merely a cost of administration, rather than an essential tool to forward their important work. By building the capacity of those working to make change, and helping them better serve more people, technology has the power to increase the effectiveness and sustainability of nonprofit organizations. Does your nonprofit have a technology related project that will advance your mission and better yet benefit from a $10,000 technology grant? Apply for the Technology Innovation Awards (here).
Join us September 17th-20th in Nashville, TN for the most exciting nonprofit technology conference of the year - Tech Forward. Together, we will hear from nonprofit and philanthropic leaders on how they are paving the way forward for the sector to achieve mission through technology.