Technical Literacy is the foundation for skills in the Digital era. In an effort to prepare nonprofits for what will be needed to be operationally excellent in the world of digital skills, NetHope partnered with Humentum, Microsoft, Pluralsight One, and TechSoup to launch the Digital Skills Framework for Techincal Literacy. In this section, you will learn about the tools and technologies you need to succeed and to make a greater impact for good.
The Technical Literacy track offers several options for nonprofit learners depending on your needs or the needs of your organization:
NetHope's Technical Literacy Learning Pathways
NetHope's five learning pathways of Technical Literacy will help you navigate the digital landscape and find the information you need.
Essential Skills for the Digital Nonprofit
Develop tech skills with courses, paths, channels and advanced analytics. Subscription required; must be registered 501(c)(3) organizations, or international equivalent.
TechSoup's Technical Literacy Learning Track for Nonprofits
TechSoup Courses offers digital skills training across a wide variety of common tools and nonprofit use cases. All courses are contextualized specifically for nonprofits.
“New skills and competencies around digital literacy and ways of working in the digital age are critical for all staff. We see it as a critical component of the operational excellence agenda for our sector and are thrilled to be partnering with NetHope to scale up access to the training everyone will need.” – Chris Proux, Interim CEO and Global Director, Membership Engagement & Learning of Humentum
“For nonprofits to make the greatest impact against their mission, they must have access to technology and the ability to effectively utilize it. NetHope’s Technical Literacy Learning Track builds upon the Microsoft Digital Skills Center for Nonprofits. Together these resources will fuel the ability for every nonprofit to digitally transform at scale.” – Justin Spelhaug, General Manager, Tech for Social Impact, Microsoft Philanthropies