How Foundation Center Helps Nonprofits with Digital Transformation


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Modern computing is changing all industries, including the non-profit sector. More and more they are investing in cloud computing and big data, especially to determine client relations and donor support.

While these may seem like things that are completely within the realm of large corporations, as non-profits delve further into the public sector, their needs for computing increase. Cloud computing can do an amazing job to for donation officers in the field. They'll have quick access to databases and be able to show on the fly where the donations will go.

Big data does the same thing, allowing for crunching of numbers, examining efficacy of drives, and see what efforts worked best with what demographics. These are all important things to remember as any industry goes forward. They need to not only show they can effectively use their money but also need to show that they are effective in utilizing all their resources.

This goes beyond just what the non-profit does, but also how effective their staff is. An effective donation officer is one that will keep a company going for a long time. Read the Entire Article


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