The digital nonprofit: key considerations for a better data hygiene

By Leila Toplic, Head of Emerging Technologies Initiative, NetHope. In collaboration with James Eaton-Lee (Oxfam), Florian Edelmaier (SOS Children’s Villages), Pallavi Garg (PATH), Molly Hrudka (MSI Reproductive Choices), Kate Keator (The Carter Center), Bo Percival (Humanitarian OpenStreetMaps Team), Joel Urbanowicz (Catholic Relief Services), and Joff Williams (Mercy Ships). As digital transformation accelerates, the volume of … Continued

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‘Lives are saved or lost based on the accuracy of data’: the Assessment Data Model IDEA becomes reality

Written by Cameron Birge, Senior Program Manager Humanitarian Partnerships at Microsoft Sometimes the journey started leads to the unexpected destination. This has been the case for the Microsoft Humanitarian Partnerships team which organized a consortium of organizations to discuss IoT solutions for drone management which ultimately led to the December 2020 release of the Assessment … Continued

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Global Covid-19 vaccination efforts: the world’s leading NGOs unite

NetHope Members have expertise in complex health and vaccination programs. Our partners are at the cutting-edge of digital solutions. The result? Huge potential for collective action to ensure that no-one misses out on a Covid-19 vaccination. NetHope has now convened our Members for two calls focusing on the global Covid-19 vaccination effort. Members and partners … Continued

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3 Tips for Running a Successful Virtual Workshop

By, Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies InitiativeThe world of work has changed, forever. The Covid-19 pandemic has altered our perceptions and expectations for how and where we work and, as a result, this year we can expect to see a 300% increase in remote work from pre-Covid levels. According to Forrester’s Predictions for 2021 … Continued

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Building responsible digital organizations in the nonprofit sector. It’s imperative.

Rapid advances in technology are enabling nonprofit organizations to reach and support more people, more effectively. But as we embrace powerful technologies, we must do so responsibly – considering the very real risks, alongside the tremendous benefits. How do we build cultures of responsible innovation and ensure we’re intentional in our use of technology?By Leila … Continued

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The NetHope Global Summit is going virtual!

EVERYTHING YOU LOVE ABOUT THE NETHOPE GLOBAL SUMMIT IN A WHOLE NEW FORMAT Imagine a forum for NetHope members and partners to connect, collaborate, and learn— conveniently available to you wherever you are. Imagine an engaging agenda of informative breakout meetings and inspiring keynotes, never before seen on a NetHope stage. Imagine customized programming, community and … Continued

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PATH Living Labs IDEA session

More and more donors are recognizing the power of Human Centered Design (HCD) in developing and scaling community-based solutions, leveraging methodologies to ensure end users are at the center of program and product design, and sharing insights with key decision makers to inform policy and program decisions. PATH, a leading global health nonprofit established more … Continued

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Digital Infrastructure Guide launched with TAG, NTEN, and TechSoup

Grantmakers are increasingly recognizing that social change requires an investment in technology. Yet, as the pandemic has taught us, it will take more than tools alone – the collective strength of civil society depends on building the digital capacity of both funders and their nonprofit partners. Launched on August 12, 2020, the Roadmap for Funders: Investing … Continued

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NetHope welcomes three new members

NetHope, a global consortium of nearly 60 of the world’s leading nonprofits, is proud to announce the election of three new nonprofit member organizations during our July 8 member meeting. The three new members represent humanitarian organizations with global reach. They share NetHope’s mission to incorporate digital transformation on a deeper level in their programs … Continued

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AI ethics: 5 considerations for nonprofits

By Leila Toplic, NetHope Emerging Technologies LeadIn order to create AI solutions that are ethical, sustainable, and beneficial for all, we need nonprofit organizations to get involved in their design and implementation. NGOs, such as the 59 global NGOs that are NetHope members, have so much to contribute including a deep knowledge of the problems … Continued

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