2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

December 30, 2015
Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. The real-time, in the moment nature of social media increases the likelihood that donors will be inspired to give to your nonprofit on cause awareness and giving days provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

December 28, 2015
Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005. In the 10 years since the “Nonprofit Organizations” brand has expanded to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Storify, Flipboard, Periscope, and most recently Snapchat. Nonprofit Tech for Good is a one-person operation and one

12 Early Adopters of the .NGO and .ONG Domains

December 13, 2015
Unlike the .ORG domain which can be registered by any individual or brand (but mostly registered by nonprofits and socially conscious for-profits), the new .NGO and .ONG domains can only be registered by nonprofits, charities, NGOs (non-governmental organizations), and ONGs (non-governmental organizations in a romance-based language). Think

How to Create a Custom Snapcode for Your Nonprofit

November 28, 2015
Snapchat is a mobile app where users share snaps with one another, but unlike other visual social networks, the snaps disappear once they are viewed. Launched in 2011, many nonprofits have been hesitant to experiment with a mobile social network where content disappears and where no traditional “Follow” functionality exists.

How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events Using Periscope

November 13, 2015
Nonprofit Tech for Good experimented with Periscope for live streaming for the first time during the 2015 Independent Sector Conference. Like all new tools there is a learning curve, but for nonprofit social media managers that spend a good portion of the their time on social and mobile

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

November 1, 2015
The National Retail Federation estimates that online sales will grow 6 to 8 percent this holiday season. That translates into billions of dollars in consumer spending that can empower philanthropy and social good. By shopping at any of the 27 online stores listed below, conscious consumers can channel

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

November 1, 2015
For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 10 holiday tribute gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday