Online Communications: The Basics

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Every nonprofit needs a solid online communications foundation. This course will help you define your communications goals, practices, and strategies. We’ll help you refine your “SMART” communications goals, learn what kind of content engages your stakeholders, understand the purpose and best use of each online communications channel, develop an editorial calendar, track success against goals, […]

Using Pro Bono Help for Tech Projects

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

If you’re like most nonprofits, you have a lot of technology needs, but not enough resources or expertise to address them. Pro bono tech volunteers can help you fill in the gaps and realize the full potential of your technology. Join Idealware and Taproot Foundation to explore how your organization can use pro bono help […]

How to Get Your Technology Funded: Tips from Grantmakers

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Imagine doing your job without a computer or any software. Ridiculous, right? Yet many funders overlook technology. The result is a nonprofit sector that is slowed down by outdated and ineffective tools. But there’s hope. Funders aren’t against technology—they just want to know that investing in your technology needs will lead to better outcomes. That’s […]

Recording: Tech Tools for Managing Virtual Teams

Maybe your coworker is a busy dad who has to be there when his kindergartner gets home from school. Or your nonprofit is in a small town where the talent pool for your next hire is too small. Maybe it makes sense to open offices in multiple cities that are managed centrally.  Many nonprofits have […]

Low-Cost Tools for Data Visualization

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Sometimes it’s hard to see what makes a program successful—even when it’s right there in the data. During this free webinar we’ll review a handful of tools and techniques that can help you show your impact and convince donors, supporters, and your teammates that your work is worth investing in. Important Info Please register with […]

Recording: 10 Tips for Measuring Programs with Data

Looking to get your data bearings? This free webinar offers a high-level view of what it takes to develop metrics, collect data, and use the information to improve your programs.  Click here for the recording. Presenter Eric Leland, Idealware Expert Trainer Eric has spent two decades working with progressive organizations and businesses tackling online and […]

Tactical Tech Planning: An On Demand Training Course

Sign up below for Tactical Tech Planning, Idealware’s one-of-a-kind on demand training course that can help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to make smart tech decisions for your organization. We’ll show you how to evaluate your needs, prioritize the technology that will make the biggest impact at your nonprofit, and develop an […]

RECORDINGS: Broadcast What Matters: How to Produce a Nonprofit Webinar

Webinars—seminars presented online rather than in person—can be the best way to reach a large audience in multiple time zones. However, it can be challenging to get the attention of your audience and keep it—especially with so many distractions at work and online. For your webinars to be successful, you need techniques and tools designed […]

RECORDING: Social Media in 10 Steps

Social Media in 10 Steps How can a nonprofit make the best use of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest? Ten easy steps are all it takes for social media success.  We’ll walk through the right tools to use, how they work, what’s worth doing, and how other organizations are using them. […]