Nonprofit

Fundraising events are a great way to engage with your organization’s donors and partners to showcase the impact of your work and thank them for continuing to support your mission. Whether you host one big event every year, or smaller local events throughout the year, you know it’s a ton of work to plan...

I was super excited to attend this month’s Bay Area Nonprofit User Group because the topic was "What Can Communities Do For You" and I’ve seen many organizations hugely benefit from this application of the Salesforce platform. Also, I have to be honest that...

The nonprofit technology community is big, diverse and hungry for knowledge. Over 1,600 attendees were at the Nonprofit Technology Conference this year, many for the first time, including ECHO! ECHO has been serving nonprofits since its inception, so it was about time we went to...

Building a technology strategy requires a basic assessment of how technology impacts your nonprofit.  Once that is clear, presto!  The rest of the IT management puzzle simply falls into place.  Just kidding on that last part. Alignment of nonprofit mission and objectives to technology tools can...

By now you’ve probably heard of Salesforce.org’s Nonprofit Cloud. In releasing this new Cloud last year, Salesforce elevates and calls out their focus on supporting nonprofits and developing a platform to meet the industry’s needs. This is exciting for ECHO. Our team is committed to providing the...

Most organizations intuitively understand that technology makes us more efficient and productive.  Beyond that, opinions tend to diverge significantly on the value of IT. Think about how your organization would answer these questions: How much money does your organization spend on IT? How is that budget...