Nonprofit Solutions Network

Nonprofit Solutions Network was founded in 1998 to help nonprofits increase capacity, lower costs, and improve their overall operation through the use of technology. We provide technology solutions customized to meet the unique needs and financials challenges of nonprofits. NSN has worked with many large NYC nonprofits, including Community Service... (continued)


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Raise More Money With Smarter Email Marketing

Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Email continues to be the most effective way to engage donors and volunteers online. But many small and medium-sized nonprofits don't know how to use email effectively.

This webinar will show you the low-hanging fruit - specific things you can do to improve your email results. The... (continued)


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4Good: Finally, a Social Community That Is All About You

Wed, Jan 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Every nonprofit needs resources for professional development; tools for enhancing board governance, planning, operations and fundraising; and access to expertise. Some even generate revenue and awareness from the intellectual property they have developed. 4Good brings together free online professional development with... (continued)

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Designing and Delivering Nonprofit Trainings: Tips That Work

Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Effective trainings combine great content and learning design where participants are inspired and engaged throughout the session and above all actually remember and apply what they learn. Great content is important, but people learn very little from only listening. Getting them interacting with the... (continued)

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with 4Good

Volunteer Disaster Response - Disaster Relief Mapping and Work Coordination

Fri, May 30, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Join Aaron Titus, from Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD), as he discusses his experience organizing volunteers in response to disasters. Aaron will also lead a discussion on how technology has been leveraged to coordinate tens of thousands of volunteers from dozens of... (continued)

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How Social Technology Can Improve Donor Engagement & Retention

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This session will focus on the root causes of poor retention rates, and offer tips for improvement based on the principles of Dr. Adrian Sargeant and Tom Ahern: two world-renowned authorities on building donor loyalty. Sargeant and Ahern's principles are based upon years of research conducted in the... (continued)


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The Dog Ate My Grant Application: Crowdfunding for nonprofits

Tue, May 06, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Ever wonder how Black Girls Code raised $110K+ to support their programming in 10 cities in summer of 2013? How Kite Patch found 11,000+ contributors to support their work making people invisible to mosquitoes? How the Parkinson's Institute engaged multi-generations of donors to raise over $500K?... (continued)

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Developing Personal/Professional Online Networks

Wed, Jan 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

What is an online Personal/Professional Learning Network (PLN), and why does everyone need one? PLNs are intentionally created learning networks set up to support your non-formal learning needs. These learning networks are powered by your learning objective(s), the types of people you choose to include, social... (continued)

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A Survey of Technology-Related Grantmaking: "Amplifying Social Impact in a Connected Age"

ZeroDivide interviewed 41 funders and 13 nonprofit technology service providers to learn more about funders’ interests in technology-related grantmaking for social benefit, identify the key barriers to increased philanthropic investment, and surface suggestions that could help the sector in surmounting these barriers.

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Handout for the capacity mapping / resource matching meeting on 02 10 2011

From a meeting convened for an informal brain trust of philanthropic, nonprofit, and technology professionals who are interested in online tools that assist with capacity mapping and resource matching.

This is the handout from our 02/10/2011 meeting.

It includes a use case, with... (continued)

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Employee Use Guidelines

These computer user guidelines provides a template for a user manual that can be modified. Includes acceptable use policies and standards for: internet, e-mail, software, telecommunications, social networking, mobile computing, information security, data management, user access, document retention, and incident reporting

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Google Grants Beginners Guide

This is a great How-to Guide for using Google Grants

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Network Acceptable Uses Policies

Current example of acceptable uses policies related to network access

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An Overview of the RFP Process for Nonprofits and Libraries

An RFP is a document that describes a project’s needs in a particular area and asks for proposed solutions (along with pricing, timing, and other details) from qualified vendors. When they're well crafted, RFPs can introduce an organization to high-quality vendor-partners and consultants from outside their... (continued)

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How to Activate Volunteers Using Social Media

Allison Fine, a nonprofit leader and expert on technology and communications, discusses how charities and foundations can more effectively use social-media tools to spread their messages and raise money.

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A Low-Cost Way to Thank Supporters

A profile of the iPhone application "Postagram" and how it can be used as an inexpensive way to thank donors, volunteers and other supporters for their contributions.

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The New Media Toolkit

This curated collection of online tools, tutorials and resources is designed to help nonprofits navigate the new media landscape. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, you will find valuable information on the technologies and best practices you need to tell a community’s stories in compelling ways; engage new audiences; optimize your website; and... (continued)

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How to Create a Dashboard to Track Your Organization's Work

If your organization hasn't spent much time developing a dashboard, let our experience be your guide. NTEN's Dashboard is a snapshot of our many different program areas and associated goals. By tracking specific data related to our Memberships, Events, Website, and a few other areas, we can use the Dashboard to see... (continued)

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Socializing Your Volunteer Program

With Web 2.0, social sharing (and no longer search) is becoming the new paradigm for discovery of volunteer opportunities at many nonprofits. This Ignite presentation explores what this shift means for organizations, and how they can effectively recruit, manage, and "activate" volunteers. Presented by VolunteerMatch's Robert... (continued)

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