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Nonprofits Need to Protect Data

Nonprofits need to protect their data from security breaches just like for profit institutions, reports Forbes. 

The success of nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions is predicated on trust between donors, alumni and students rallying toward a common goal. 


Nonprofit Gets Grant to Increase Tech

Washington nonprofit receives grant to help it purchase technology to grow its tele-health services, reports the Observer-Reporter.

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded a $12,000 technology grant from its Close to Home Disaster & Emergency Fund to Washington Communities Human Services (WCHS) to purchase an information technology server for tele-health services. 


Amazon Supports Girls in Tech

Girls in Tech is receiving support from Amazon Web Services for the annual conference and additional programs that it is offering, reports Silicon Angle. 

Amazon Web Service Inc. early today announced that it will provide support for the global nonprofit Girls in Tech and its annual conference.


Closing the Nonprofit Capacity Gap Through Technology to Drive Greater Impact in Local Communities

Reinforcing a corporate mission that propels purpose alongside growth, Social Solutions announced today it is a certified Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, demonstrating commitment to clients, employees and social purpose both internally and externally. 


Encouraging Girls to Code

According to Parentology, nonprofit Computing Minds was founded by 16 year old Juliette Palacios who wanted to encourage girls to pursue coding. 

There’s a wide disparity when it comes to females versus males in the world of computer coding: 8% of current computer developers are women and 92% are male. Statistics like these are not lost on 16-year-old Juliette Palacios, who founded the nonprofit Computing Minds, which aims to inspire and educate girls in computer science careers.


Nonprofits Struggled With Pivot

A new report by CAF America finds that a majority of nonprofits struggled with the pivot to technology required by Covid, reports Forbes.

Ninety-seven percent of nonprofits affirmed the need to innovate in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent study published by CAF America.


Nonprofit Helps Vets with Tech

Detroit nonprofit helps connect veterans with technology thanks to GE and Human IT, reports Fox Detroit. 

Charles Montague is a disabled veteran who lives on a fixed income. Thanks to Southwest Solutions, a Detroit nonprofit that helps veterans and other people who need assistance, he now has a computer.


Literacy Event Has Virtual Librarian

The Librarian of Congress will hold a special virtual even to celebrate the Literacy Cooperative, reports News 5 Cleveland. 

Dr. Carla Hayden is the first female Librarian of Congress since 1802, and that's not the only glass ceiling she has shattered.


Volunteer App Wins Award

Tech founder creates award winning nonprofit volunteer app, reports Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

After he sold two successful Pittsburgh-based tech firms, Geng Wang wanted his next venture to have a strong social mission.


Free Web Support for Nonprofits

According to PR Newswire, Arizona web design company Hammersmith Support will award one nonprofit free web support for one year. 

Arizona-based web design company Hammersmith Support is seeking one lucky nonprofit to be their pro bono client of 2021. 



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