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A CNJG member queried our listserves on what online grants management system members use and would recommend for a small foundation. CNJG compiled these responses, and listed the different systems that members do use.

Audience: All Funders

We all have questions on security at our nonprofit organizations. This month CTO Matt Eshleman walks you through writing or updating an official policy – the questions to ask and the main issues your security policy needs to address.

Topic: Technology

This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.

Topic: Technology

The Resilient Organization, developed by TechSoup with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, is a holistic guide to IT disaster planning and recovery. This e-book is intended for organizations that are preparing for a disaster, as well as those that need to rebuild and maintain operations after a disaster.

Topic: Technology

As nonprofit funding of news grows, what are the best practices for ensuring editorial independence? API has published two sets of broad guidelines of best practices, one for funders and another for nonprofit media organizations, which are the product of more than two years of work exploring the question.

This book is provides profiles of programs with positive results, including IBM’s P-TECH program and efforts at Valencia State College, and philanthropy guidance on possible points of entry in assisting “middle skill” job development.
 

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Technology
This report examines the reasons for the tech training hype and proposes a taxonomy of training programs, cataloging best practices from each program type. The report also identifies challenges that organizations, employers, and the government will need to address to ensure these expanding programs accurately meet market demand and look to the future of tech training more generally.
Audience: All Funders
This guide introduces grantmakers to the benefits of software automation and provides them with tools to use when considering a move to a new grants management system.
Audience: All Funders

Technology Affinity Group and the Grants Mangers Network's 2014 Grantmakers Information Technology Survey Report concludes that funders are floundering with technology tools.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Technology

Building Power through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders, a new report from Health and Environmental Funders Network, explores ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Technology

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