How do you know whether your organization is making a difference? View this article from LINKS, MNA's quarterly publication, to learn more from our friends at Idealware who talked with leaders of large nonprofits to learn about the technology and strategies they use to help themselves answer that question. LINKS is only available to MNA members, so if you find this article useful consider joining MNA to receive this informative publication regularly. MNA-Links-Fall-2015.Managing-Outcomes.pdf
Principles and Practices
Effective and appropriate use of technology is critical to maintaining a nonprofit organization's accountability and relevance. A nonprofit should manage information with regard for confidentiality, safety, accuracy, integrity, reliability, cost-effectiveness, and legal compliance. A nonprofit should incorporate appropriate technology into its work to improve its efficiency, efficacy, and accuracy in the achievement of its mission.
Nonprofits are increasingly becoming targets of online hackers. Make sure that you are taking the proper precautions to ensure that your organization isn't next. Read the following document from TechSoup to gain a better understanding of what precautions you should consider: 12-Tips-to-Being-Safer-Online-for-Nonprofits.pdf
Nonprofits have to keep track of a lot of information between donors, volunteers, and potential clients. What is the best software to help manage these various constituents? Check out this article from TechSoup to help navigate the decision-making process: Types-of-Databases-for-Managing-Constituents