Technology Archive

5 Must-Have Productivity Software Products Nonprofits Need to Be Effective in 2021

December 28, 2020
By Alan Tyson, CEO of DATABASICS – a software product that enables nonprofits to report, approve, and track employee hours, activities, and spending from anywhere, something that is especially important in an increasingly decentralized environment. In the face of tremendous adversity and growing need, nonprofits are doing

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Security

June 14, 2019
By Chuck Spidell, a Nonprofit WordPress Security Expert with ILLUSIO. He helps women-led communications teams free up their time and lock down WordPress from getting hacked. If your nonprofit has a website, someone is always looking for a way to get in. Dealing with a hacked WordPress website can be

5 Essential Free Online Courses for Nonprofit Professionals

June 13, 2019
By Alec Green, Chief Marketing Evangelist at, an online hub of 400+ free online courses in topics ranging from fundraising to grant writing, leadership to program management. Too often, nonprofit professionals don’t receive the training they need. We all know the typical explanations – funders don’t allocate

5 Ways to Protect Your Nonprofit’s Data

February 1, 2019
By Ryan Polk, a Policy Advisor at the Internet Society, where he is primarily focused on issues related to Internet trust. Odds are your nonprofit has amassed valuable data as a result of regular day-to-day activities like processing online donations; managing virtual staff or volunteers; or capturing details

GitHub for Good: What Nonprofits Need to Know

September 6, 2018
By Richard Chiriboga, a web project manager and front-end developer and founder of To first understand how GitHub for Good works, let’s take a step back and understand what GitHub actually is. At its simplest form, Github is a place that houses code into groups called

5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Switch to Cloud-Based Accounting

August 23, 2018
By Becky Harpham, a nonprofit marketing expert who enjoys helping nonprofits with their finances and keeping up with the latest SEO trends. Face it – we live in a very technology-focused world these days. So why haven’t you been doing your monthly financial reporting in a cloud-based enterprise

6 Technology Concepts Nonprofits Need to Understand in 2018

February 27, 2018
Over the last decade the discussion around nonprofit technology (#nptech) has primarily been social media, mobile technology, and online fundraising, however as the internet enters its next phase, nonprofits need to better understand some of the more complicated concepts that will shape the internet and its use