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Privacy and Security Online: It's not being paranoid if they really are out to get you!

Do you ever wonder just how far you should stick your head in the sand when it comes to online privacy and security issues? If so, this talk is for you, and the answer might surprise you. (Spoiler: you don't have to stick your head in the sand at all!) Learn about some simple, key concepts that will keep your data and your organization secure, and help you ward off all kinds of attacks, from phishing to zoombombing.

How to Harness Online Volunteering To Provide Social Support for Vulnerable Newcomers


Together Project shares the story of how they continue to provide support to newcomers and refugees during the pandemic through online volunteering.

How To Get Started Working With Online Volunteers


Today we explore tips and recommendations to get started attracting, collaborating, and managing teams of online volunteers.

How to Save Your Nonprofit From the Financial Downturn

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is hitting nonprofits hard. As The New York Times put it, the new mission is survival. Donors are understandably distracted with their own personal affairs. Business owners are busy putting fires out. As a veteran of three nonprofits, including one that weathered both the dot-com bust and the 2008 recession, I want to share how we got through those difficult times.

Connecting for Change: Are You Ready to Be an Online Volunteer?


Today, we continue to explore the fascinating world of online volunteering with a series of guiding questions designed to help you learn more about what makes a good online volunteer.

Connecting for Change: An Online Volunteering Series


Now that social distancing and lockdown measures have fundamentally changed the way we meet, work, and travel, many volunteers are finding creative ways to continue providing support by relying on technology to keep connections (and commitments) alive.

Get access to discounted hardware through Dell Technologies Program for Nonprofits at TechSoup Canada

The Dell Technologies for Nonprofits Program is a collection of discounts for nonprofits, charities and libraries for award-winning desktops, laptops, tablets, servers, and accessories -- so your organization can get exactly what you need to work the way you want.

Spotlight on Social Media: Social Media Analytics

In today’s article we will be guiding you through the world of social media analytics to help you get to know your audience better and maximize the reach of your content.

5G Technology: Why and How Your Nonprofit Should Utilize It

Think back to the days before you could punch your location into Google Maps and find the fastest route. Go back 20 years, and we all relied on roadside maps. Ten to 15 years ago, we would diligently print off directions from MapQuest and carefully keep our eyes peeled for exit numbers and street signs — no prompt needed. Today, if your phone OS lags or Google Maps is slow to update, you feel absolutely lost, even in the heart of your own city.

6 Best Online Training Tools for Nonprofits in 2020

A Learning Management System (LMS), aka online training software or e-learning authoring tool, is a must have for nonprofits of all sizes. It offers great convenience and efficiency in training, and it’s steadily becoming more affordable. Although in-person employee training will never become obsolete, new technology has allowed us to not only improve training, but to perfect it.