How to Prepare for a Cybersecurity Audit

What is a cybersecurity audit? In a cybersecurity audit, you verify that cybersecurity policies and procedures are in place to protect an organization’s informational assets. The goal of a cybersecurity audit is to measure a nonprofit's security compliance with cybersecurity norms, frameworks, or ...
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Employee Cybersecurity Training

Cybersecurity awareness training can protect your organization from loss or harm, help you comply with industry regulations, and ensure you meet compliance standards. There are several ways to provide cybersecurity training to employees, including: Live training from your organization's security ...
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Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Password Manager

Do you think your employees' password habits are putting your nonprofit at risk? A 2019 Google Online Security Survey found that fifty-two percent of respondents reused the same password for multiple accounts. Another 2019 report, the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, states eighty percent ...
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Technology Innovation Award Spotlight: Chris Powers, Co-Founder of Reciprocity

Tech Impact's Technology Innovation Awards recognize nonprofit organizations that have plans to positively impact their communities and change lives through innovative technology projects. A $10,000 grant helps implement these technologies — from building apps, producing interactive data sets for ...
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How to Access Free IT Training for Young Adults through ITWorks

Why settle for just a job when you could be starting a career? IT workers are in demand. Many IT jobs include great pay and benefits.  Tech Impact’s ITWorks offers free training to motivated young adults who are high school graduates, ages 18-26 years old, and who have not earned a bachelor’s ...
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9 Ways Dashboards Will Change Your Nonprofit

Communicating and distributing key performance indicators and metrics about your nonprofit to stakeholders can be a manual, time-consuming process. Today, there are a host of accessible tools for nonprofits that can automate dashboarding tasks and make interactive reports resulting in compelling ...
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How to Select the Right Software for Your Community Foundation

The work of community foundations is complex. They make grants, solicit donations, manage investments, act as fiscal custodians for donor-advised funds, award scholarships, and build relationships with nonprofits in their area. This complex work requires software that can steward the many types of ...
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Why You Shouldn’t Create a Custom Work Around to Microsoft Dynamics 365

Tech Impact recently received a request for information about custom building a streamlined CRM using Microsoft’s Power Apps. The implied benefit is mimicking the functionality of Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM without the unwanted or unneeded features—and without the cost. The short answer? Yes, this is ...
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Four Phrases Indicating It’s Time to Select New Software

Your nonprofit deploys several tools to collect feedback—tools like annual satisfaction surveys and audits of annual projects and internal processes. Such tools help you stay ahead of trends and create a culture of continuous improvement. But do you know what to listen for when it’s time to review ...
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Re-Introducing an In-Person Tech Forward

In 2019, we hosted our third annual Tech Forward Conference in New Orleans. Alongside networking parties, Second Line parades, and Big Easy bands, people from 200 nonprofits gathered to share ideas and inspiration around innovative tech in the sector. We learned about new systems and platforms and ...
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