Free Training Class: The Active Citizen in a Digital Age
This free 6 week class provides an introduction to the different ways individuals can actively shape the civic fabric of our towns, states, and countries. Offered by Stanford University starting May 15, 2017, with Lucy Bernholz and Bob Reich. More Details & Register. (Apr 2017)
TAG Announces Discounts for Idealware Training
TAG members now get 15-25% off all Idealware training courses. Idealware is a nonprofit, that provides resources to help nonprofits use technology for better social impact.
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Lisa Pool Recognized by TechSoup as Leader of Women in Technology for Good
Nonprofit Technology Celebrates International Women's Day.
Read the full article here.
Employment Scam Alert
It has come to our attention that an unidentified party has been soliciting personal information by impersonating an alleged manager hiring on TAG’s behalf. In some instances, this has included a virtual interview process based on a false job posting. Please note that TAG is not currently hiring at any level.
If you believe you have been contacted regarding employment at TAG, do not communicate with the impersonator. Instead please report this to us at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
TAG Announces Mentoring Program!
The mission of TAG’s Mentoring program is to help TAG members further their professional development. Mentors and Mentees will be matched based on their backgrounds and skills. Visit the Mentoring Page for details. (Nov 2016)
TAG Releases "What do you use?” Survey Results
97 unique foundations participated in the September 2016 "what do you use" survey. Detailed survey results were mailed to participants in September.
Members who didn't participate can download the summary results. Highlights include:
- Gifts Classic was reported as the most commonly used grants management software (19%), followed by foundationConnect (13%) and Fluxx (12%).
- 53% of respondents are using Office 365.
- More than 75% reported using cloud storage.
Remember you need to participate to see who uses what! (Jan 2017)
TAG Releases Update to Consumers Guide to Grants Management Software (GMS)
TAG announces the release of an update to the recent Consumers Guide to GMS. Because vendors are constantly improving their products between editions of the report, this year, vendor product updates will be published every six month to help you keep up with those improvements. Click here to download the update.
A Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems, was released by Grants Managers Network (GMN) and Technology Affinity Group (TAG), with research conducted by Idealware. The report compares 29 grants management systems across 174 requirements criteria, looks at what each system does, and compares the strengths and weaknesses of each system available to grantmakers. Read more and download the May 2016 Consumers Guide to GMS.