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The 2010 Science & Technology Campaign Supports Nonprofits and Wants YOUR Stories

Some of the industries top tech resources for nonprofits have partnered up for the 2010 GreatNonprofits Science & Technology Campaign, recognizing science and technology organizations making a difference in the lives of people everywhere. Starting August 1, participants will get the chance to share first-person stories about an organization they feel makes a difference in their community. The nonprofit that gathers 10 or more positive reviews throughout the month will make the Greatnonprofits Top-Rated Science & Technology Nonprofts List.

Greatnonprofits launched the campaign, in partnership with Guidestar, NTEN, TechSoup Global, Association for Women in Science and Tonic, to “identity nonprofits in this area [science and technology] — whether it’s through advancing scientific knowledge, offering education resources, or employing tech solutions to solve local and global problems.” The hope is that stories from donors, volunteers, clients or any one else willing to share, will help encourage others to donate and/or volunteer.

The campaign ends August 31. See the NTEN blog for more details on how you can tell your story and inspire others to take action in the fields of technology and science.

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From Spreadsheets to CRM: How to Accomplish a Successful Organizational Transformation

As nonprofits or most valuable asset is the connections we have with people. We will discuss how a Client Relationship Management approach can support the work you do. Not only your development work but what CRM can bring to a nonprofit, how it can help you connect to your client, customers, donors, and volunteers. It will review what needs to be done before you even start to better understand your business model, chose the right system and ensure project success. Focus will be on the appropriate processes and common pitfalls and struggles that nonprofits face when participating in a project of this type. Attendees will learn the importance of maintaining the “truth” in their data and how to accomplish that goal.
Takeaways:
1. Understanding CRM it strengths and concequences
2. Finding the right product and implementation statedgey
3. 7 tips to project success
This session was lead by Dean Graham (NPower Pennyslvania) at the NTEN Nonprofit Tech Conference 2010 in Atlanta. Session notes can be found at http://j.mp/ckKzIv
For more about NTEN Nonprofit Tech Conference, go to: http://nten.org/ntc

Fan Of The Nonprofit Tech Conference #10NTC

One attendee of the Nonprofit Tech Conference talks about how much she enjoys being at the conference in person, and how important it is that all of the conference slides and videos are available for free online.