Digital Skills

How To Use Data To Tell Your Nonprofit Story

One common thread throughout successful storytelling by nonprofits, NGOs, community service organizations, libraries, and schools is the incorporation of data. All of your stories do not need to include great and amazing numbers and metrics at every turn, but where you can plug in your impact, you can stand out. This is data-driven storytelling.

How to Make Your Online Meetings More Accessible

As a nonprofit where communications accessibility is the core of their mission, Ability Central regularly hosts meetings with participants who have sight or hearing loss, have sensory processing issues, or have difficulties speaking. Their board chairperson communicates by typing on an iPad with his toes. Moving meetings online after COVID hit presented challenges. However, with a few adaptations, their online meetings now go smoothly, and everyone participates fully. Below are their top tips and resources.

Zoom Etiquette For Nonprofits – Why Is It Important And Where Do We Start?

For the past year, parents and guardians have had to rapidly change meetings from boardrooms and offices to their homes, with kids and pets running around while trying to concentrate on what is happening on a screen! It has become a new way of life having to juggle the distractions around us and at the same time conduct ourselves appropriately during a Zoom call.

Deepfakes – Are They Dangerous To Nonprofits?

The word Deepfakes is a combination of the two terms “deep learning” and “fake”. Deep learning refers to arrangements of algorithms that can learn and make intelligent decisions on their own – a form of AI (Artificial Intelligence). Simply explained, Deepfakes are falsified videos made by means of deep learning. The great danger here is …

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Phambano COVID-19 Recovery Project (South Africa)

Nonprofits face a global crisis — just as they are needed most. *This post has been updated on 02 February 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented demands on nonprofits in South Africa. They have had to protect and support staff while their communities need support — from meals to mental health counselling — even …

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How Technology is Helping More Organisations Work From Home

Working from home has become a reality for many of us. With vast technology tools and resources available, keeping in touch with our teams, volunteers, CEO’s and beneficiaries while working remotely is easier than ever before. Whether it’s the Internet or phone we are using, the advances in technology makes it easier to efficiently conduct …

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Digital Advocacy: Why Is It Important To Have a Strategy?

What is Digital Advocacy? Digital advocacy is the use of tech tools such as social media platforms and blogs to inform people of a cause. The main aim of a digital advocacy campaign is to influence the public’s notion towards policies or products, while educating them on how to get involved with change-making. Why, as …

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