Welcome to #GivingTuesdayNOW!

#GivingTuesday is a global event to help raise funding for nonprofits and their response needs in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic—and beyond. We ask that you join us to fund the vital element of technology nonprofits require to help them continue to serve the most vulnerable.A recent briefing, released by NetHope, NTEN, and the … Continued

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COVID-19: Helping NetHope today sets the framework for the future

Everyone recognizes the huge challenges of delivering aid to vulnerable populations. Whether it’s for hurricane survivors in the Bahamas, displaced Venezuelans migrating in Latin America, or those displaced by war or famine and seeking a new life outside their homeland, NetHope’s 57 nonprofit members are helping people around the world daily cope with challenges, from … Continued

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NetHope partners with Facebook Connectivity to increase internet access during COVID-19

Connectivity, whether for remote NGO staff working from home during the COVID-19 crisis or in field settings, is vital for aid delivery. NetHope and Facebook Connectivity are partnering to protect frontline aid workers and vulnerable populations globally to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through increased internet access.  When a sudden onset emergency happens, NetHope knows … Continued

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Gift to NetHope aimed at catalyzing funding for humanitarian nonprofits amid COVID-19 crisis

NetHope announces a $100,000 gift by The Patterson Foundation, boosting NetHope’s work to provide vital support and services to its 57 global nonprofit members helping the world’s most vulnerable. This gift is particularly important as humanitarian nonprofits contend with keeping staff and beneficiaries safe and healthy while still delivering essential services during the COVID-19 crisis. … Continued

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Evaluating Suitability of Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits

By Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies (NetHope) and Steve Hellen, ICT4D Director (CRS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of those technologies that can have a transformative impact on our ability to solve some of the toughest global challenges, like the refugee crisis, poverty, infectious disease outbreaks (COVID-19*). As the tech world moves quickly to … Continued

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NetHope aids its 57 global nonprofit members in battle against COVID-19

By Brent Carbno, Managing Director of Global Programs, NetHopeThe international humanitarian system is facing its largest global challenge since WWII. COVID-19, the disease caused by a coronavirus, is spreading throughout every country in the world, universally disrupting our everyday lives personally and professionally. Physical separation limits the spread of the virus and is requiring millions … Continued

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Helping our members respond to COVID-19

Times of crisis require intelligence, strength, agility, and decisive, collective action. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, NetHope is focused on how we can help our 57 members respond during this rapidly changing event. In addition to monitoring its effects and the impact on the work of our members, we are taking several … Continued

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Practical insights on chatbots and how to get started

Seventeen nonprofit organizations participated in NetHope’s European Chapter meeting in Woking, UK, at Plan International’s headquarters, February 26-28, 2020. By Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies Initiative at NetHope Last week at the NetHope European Chapter meeting, 30+ representatives from 17 NGOs came together to share, learn, and collaborate. At this meeting, NGOs wanted to … Continued

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NetHope welcomes Liz Bronder as new Interim CEO

For nearly 19 years, NetHope has played an increasingly critical role as a catalyst and a convener that bridges the needs of the nonprofit sector with the expertise of the tech sector to achieve greater impact and improve the world we share. As with every organization’s evolution, leadership plays a pivotal and important role in … Continued

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Closing a chapter…

By Lauren Woodman, CEO, NetHope   Today, I am closing my NetHope chapter. While my husband and I had been having this conversation for many months, when I told Farhan in early January, it was bittersweet. But as I look back over my years at NetHope, I’m grateful for all that we have accomplished together. When … Continued

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