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A Great Reason to Clean Up Your Inbox


What's in an email? Find out the carbon footprint of emails and what you can do to make your inbox cleaner and greener.

Designing for Digital Accessibility and Inclusion


Designing with accessibility in mind is one way to ensure that digital devices, products, and pages meet the needs of diverse individuals by limiting barriers to user experience.

Determining The Best Tech and Policies for Your Nonprofit

Our contemporary business and social environment relies upon the advantages of our digital world. While not everyone is fluent in tech use, most to some degree spend a significant percentage of their lives online and undertake many of their essential tasks and communications via digital platforms. 

What Data Does Your Finance Team Really Need from Your Fundraising Team?

Nonprofit Finance professionals are often mystified by how their Development colleagues ‘do it’ – the strategies, action plans, and tactics that raise lots of money.  The mailings, phone calls, luncheons, events, pledge reminders, follow-ups, and volunteer coaching sessions.  

Decolonizing Design: Harnessing the Power of Design Responsibly


We look at how design can be used to facilitate inclusion and anti-oppression in a variety of media, exploring the concept of ‘decolonizing design’ and the principles of human-centered design.

Web Hosting 101 for Nonprofits

If you’re planning on creating a website for your nonprofit organization, you’re going to need to find a suitable web host. A web hosting provider essentially rents out digital space in their servers so that their customers (you) can store your website files and make your website available online. Without web hosting, your website would have nowhere to ‘live’ and your eager visitors wouldn’t be able to access it at all.

Exploring the Creative Commons Universe

We look at a relatively lesser known yet equally compelling tool in the designer’s toolbox: the world of Creative Commons. Getting familiar with the world of Creative Commons can enhance your creative work in several ways: first and foremost, by giving you access to a vast library of open access resources that you can adapt and draw inspiration from. Secondly, it offers you flexible and simple means to make your work discoverable by others.

How Nonprofits Can Work With Online Volunteers

In response to COVID-19, Together Project's staff and volunteers had to quickly adapt and pivot their programs in order to continue providing social support to newcomers in Canada. While their new model is only a few months in the making, Together Project has learned a great deal about how to set up an online volunteering program.

The Designer’s Toolbox: Becoming Familiar with Canva


Today we explore the world of Canva, a graphic design platform that can be used to create all manner of visual content, from social media graphics to presentations and lots more.

The Designer’s Toolbox: Getting Creative with Adobe Spark

 We look at an accessible way to create visual stories using Adobe Spark, a one-stop shop for creating and sharing visual content across many formats.