The strategic use and implementation of technology is one of the most powerful tools foundations have to further their mission, affect change, and advance the philanthropic sector. This page contains resources to help grantmakers acquire and implement technology in effective and innovative ways.
Southeastern Council of Foundations is pleased to partner with ReadyTalk to bring their members easy-to-use audio and web conferencing at great, low rates! Our goal is to simplify and increase participation regardless of technical savvy, geographic location, or hardware. ReadyTalk is dedicated to the nonprofit community and specializes in the unique challenges facing organizations of all sizes and causes.
A blog from The Monitor Institute to provide practitioners in the social sector with a filter for the events that are pushing the field towards a more networked form of work and a perspective on how and why those events are unfolding.
Solpath is anonprofit organization created specifically to develop solutions that improve foundation grants management processes and software systems.
Web 2.0 for Grantmakers
Created by Blueprint Research and Design for Northern California Grantmakers, this site is designed as a simple and quick introduction for grantmakers interested in using new technologies (and some older ones, too) in creative ways.
Idealware, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, provides candid Consumer-Reports-style reviews and articles about software of interest to nonprofits. Through product comparisons, recommendations, case studies, and software news, Idealware allows nonprofits to make the software decisions that will help them be more effective.
TechSoup - The Technology Place for Nonprofits
Powered by CompuMentor, one of the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit technology assistance agencies, TechSoup.org offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support.