How Foundation Center Helps Nonprofits with Digital Transformation

Modern computing is changing all industries, including the non-profit sector. More and more they are investing in cloud computing and big data, especially to determine client relations and donor support.

While these may seem like things that are completely within the realm of large corporations, as non-profits delve further into the public sector, their needs for computing increase. Cloud computing can do an amazing job to for donation officers in the field. They'll have quick access to databases and be able to show on the fly where the donations will go.

Big data does the same thing, allowing for crunching of numbers, examining efficacy of drives, and see what efforts worked best with what demographics. These are all important things to remember as any industry goes forward. They need to not only show they can effectively use their money but also need to show that they are effective in utilizing all their resources.

This goes beyond just what the non-profit does, but also how effective their staff is. An effective donation officer is one that will keep a company going for a long time. Read the Entire Article


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Foundation: Gates Foundation

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Making Giving Simple - Donor-Advised Funds

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How Foundation Center Helps Nonprofits with Digital Transformation

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation Serves the Community Very Differently
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

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Philanthropy and the Family Business

The author of the article argues that capitalism is the best system for our society in the United States. He cites failing socialist societies, such as Portugal, Greece and Italy to counteract the...more

Family Philanthropy

A tree, with branches that each family member can see and learn from, creating a visible map for future generations to follow, that should be the goal of a multi-generational family. Arguably, such a...more

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Foundation: Initiative Foundation

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation works under a guiding principal that collaboration is a necessary component in creating communities that propel growth. During the last year, the...more

Global best practice grant-seeking

For best results in Grant Writing and funding, you need to approach it with a clear strategy. Foremost is matching your grant request with the criteria of the granting body. Especially ensuring that...more

Govt, private, philanthropic sectors all needed to tackle social issues: Gates
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Melinda and Bill Gates write a letter each year about philanthropy initiated by the couple. The letter is written openly, addressed to groups such as employees, teenagers or even to the whole world....more






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