Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Technology: A Critical Strategic Issue

For many nonprofits, technology emerges as a critical strategic issue in their planning efforts. And for some nonprofits, the impact of technology is not on the radar – and it should be. There are a number of resources available to help leaders think through the questions. Here are a few: Charity Channel offers several newsletters including E-Philanthropy & Technology Review ( For excellent resources and links to many more, check out the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network (N-TEN) ( and TechSoup ( Also see the Foundations Center’s links to nonprofit technology resources ( While you’re at it, check out Networking for Good ( And for a broader picture of technology and communications related public policy issues, visit the Benton Foundation website and be sure to check out the Library (