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Nonprofit E-Learning: 3 Tips to Improve Your Courses

As we head into the final quarter of the year, this is the perfect time to review your nonprofit’s e-learning offerings to make sure they’re in top shape for next year. With so much in flux, you may have realized that your e-learning is not helping to meet your current goals. With that, let’s explore a few challenges you may face with your courses as well as how you can craft custom-developed courses that combat them.

The Benefits of Mindfulness for Nonprofit Managers

Famed football coach Lou Holtz once said, “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Nonprofit managers are actually a lot like football players, when you think about it. But, they have less padding to keep them comfortable. They have to be quick on their feet, willing to adapt to a new game plan, and they have to be willing to charge forward even in the face of uncertainty. 

6 Ways Automation Can Streamline Core Nonprofit Operations

It’s no secret that nonprofit organizations face lots of technological challenges. Nonprofits have low budgets. They have to be careful with their finances. They tend to rely on older computers, lots of paperwork, and time consuming data entry. Nonprofits are often looking for new ways to improve their workforce management.  The answer? Automation - in a number of areas. 

How to Install Office 2019 for Windows

 In this guide we cover all the 2019 Microsoft Desktop Apps for Windows, including Office Standard 2019, Office Professional Plus 2019, Access 2019, Project Standard 2019, Project Professional 2019, Visio Standard 2019, and Visio Professional 2019.

9 Effective Apps to Help You Overcome Stress & Anxiety

10 Apps to Manage Stress & Anxiety The demands of the nonprofit sector -- from providing beneficiaries with intensive social support to dealing with management challenges, precarious funding, and long hours -- all make nonprofit burnout a common experience. The good news is that technology can make self-care easier. Here are 10 apps designed to help people check in and keep their stress to manageable levels.

Why is Institutional Knowledge Important?

Over the last few blogs, we have been tackling some of the deepest fears that organizations have when it comes to adopting new technology – and specifically a CRM, and the cost of investing in one. Today, we are going to talk about the importance of institutional knowledge. But let’s start right there. What is institutional knowledge?

Why it’s Costly NOT to have a CRM

Over the last few blogs, we’ve talk about how great CRMs are. And don’t get us wrong – they’re pretty awesome. Whether it’s a robust program that gives you all the bells and whistles, or a smaller program that enables you the basics of contact management and note taking – each one is able to benefit the organization.

Getting Started with Pivot Tables in Excel

For many accidental techies, the term “pivot table” might conjure up a sense of mystery, confusion, or even fear. But there’s no need to be intimidated. Pivot tables are one of Microsoft Excel’s most powerful features, and by the end of this post, you’ll be able to take the first steps toward mastering this useful skill.

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Boost Nonprofit Fundraising

AI can automate repetitive tasks, reduce the possibility you’ll make mistakes and speed up the ways you collect information. Keep reading to learn five ways to use AI to enhance your fundraising activities, along with apps that help you optimize the results.

Headings and Styles – A Primer

If you’ve ever used MS Word, you’ll have experienced a situation where your text looks wrong, and you can’t figure out why. There’s no shame in admitting that: most likely, it’s because you haven’t configured your styles properly. You can save yourself hours of frustration by taking the time to learn about styles and how to use them.