The students in our ITWorks Delaware class are more than halfway through the Fall 2017 session! By the end of this week, students will be CompTIA A+ certified and focusing on their internships starting next week. Nick heard about the program from a friend who graduated a few years ago and has been impressed at what the friend accomplished since ITWorks – even buying a house – so he knew he had to give it a try. We sat down to check-in about his experience. Read on to learn more.
With #GivingTuesday on the horizon, now is the time to strike while the iron is hot and leverage some new tools and technology to gain donations for your organization or nonprofit! Could blockchain (i.e. Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc) be one solution?
The fourth CXWorks session is quickly coming to a close in Las Vegas, and we have been anxiously awaiting to check-in with our student spotlight – Omar. If you didn’t read about him before, Omar wasn’t sure what his next step might be after graduation when he learned about CXWorks. Building on his existing Customer Service skills, he’s now ready to begin his career. He’s been working hard for the last eight weeks, and is excited to graduate on Thursday! Read more to learn about what his experience was like, and what’s next on his career path!
Communication is a big part of a nonprofit organizations success, and there are a few key tools that can help you better spread your mission. These tools will help not only communicate your cause to the public, but also work more strategically and efficiently within your organization - whether you're just a small group, or large distributed team.
With online donations to nonprofit organizations on the rise, the onus is on the nonprofit to make the donation process as simple as possible. The point is to make donating through your nonprofit secure website simple, easy, and fast.
The best way to do this is by optimizing your website, and more specifically, your online donation form.
If your nonprofit has not taken a look at its online donation form within the last year, it might be time to fire up a web browser and try using it yourself. Does it feel slow? Did you not know where the donate button was immediately? how long did it take you?
If you're unhappy with your donation page's performance, check out the infographic below to help your nonprofit kick the dust off its stale donation page and get up to date!
These days, "data" is all around us. Nonprofits are constantly collecting it through websites, emails, social media, at events, and over the phone. A lot of it is even collected automatically through tools like Google Analytics or a Salesforce CRM. This effort alone, however, is only the tip of the iceberg.
The students in our ITWorks Philadelphia class are more than halfway through the Fall 2017 session! With CompTIA A+ certification exams happening now, students are busy studying and preparing for their internships. We sat down with one of the students, Isaiah Ginyard, to hear about his experience in the ITWorks program. While always with a job in the food service industry, he grew frustrated with the lack of growth opportunities. After two friends found success in the ITWorks program, Isaiah knew he needed to give it a shot. Read on to learn more!
Whether you are working for a homeless shelter, after-school program, or crisis center, your nonprofit has likely originated from a need in society. As a result, there is always the need to know that you and your team are continuing to meet the needs of the organization and the community. But how can you tell?! How do you know!?
ITWorks Las Vegas is more than halfway through its fourth ITWorks class! Between the demands of the ITWorks classroom and managing their work, family, and personal responsibilities – sometimes it can be challenging to stay motivated for the whole program. Ryan Gold has demonstrated his commitment to ITWorks with his strong attendance record and self-motivation. We recently spoke with Ryan to hear about the source of his drive and ambition. Read on to learn more.