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Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

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  • What I would love to know: in 2013, did more nonprofits raise more, additional money online, via their own web sites as well as via social media, and reach different, new donors? Or is the hype about online fundraising not matched by reality.

    Based on researching virtual volunteering, including online micro volunteering, both for a book to be published later this month and for the European Union, I'd say that the number of nonprofits involving online volunteers, and using the Internet to support and involve volunteers, continues to rise. Unfortunately, the organizations that gather volunteer stats still don't explore online volunteering, and even if they started, it would be hard to have stats to show trends, per the lack of research.

    And what I would love to know as well - how are these trends affecting people's jobs at nonprofit organizations? How is it affecting marketing managers, fundraisers, managers of volunteers, those that work with clients, etc.?