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TAG, GMN & Idealware will release the updated A Consumers Guide to Grants Management Software late next week.
Don't Miss TAG's Summer Regional Meetings!
These meetings are a great way to learn about technologies relevant to foundations and get to know your local colleagues, who can refer local vendors, etc.
Tuesday, May, 17th
Thursday, June 16th
Wednesday, June 22nd
Wednesday, June, 22nd
Monday, June, 27th
TAG Publicly Releases A Consumers Guide to Board Portals
TAG and Idealware have publicly released A Consumers Guide to Board Portals, previously only available to TAG members for the first year. The report documents the features and functions of board portal software and compares the strengths and weaknesses of the six most relevant board portal software systems for foundations based on 12 high-level categories and 89 specific criteria. Download Report.
TAG's New LinkedIn Group
TAG has outgrown our Facebook presence and will soon launch a new TAG LinkedIn group. This strategic change will provide your LinkedIn profile with a connection to a thriving community and help to grow your professional network.
TAG 2016 Update
The theme for this year's TAG conference is Impact: Collectively Changing Communities. The Agenda Committee is working on the breakout sessions and plenaries and will have a final Agenda ready by late June.
In today’s world of big data, there’s never been more information available to work with. Unfortunately, all this data is hard to use, especially if it’s been entered by hand or comes from different systems. The simple task of figuring out who is who in a spreadsheet or database can be a daunting, time-consuming task. More
Dashboards are enormously useful for keeping strategic goals in play. So, how do you create an effective dashboard? Financial-management expert Hilda Polanco guides readers through a step-by-step process, using real-life examples from a variety of nonprofits. More
While we have written about the variety of different ways nonprofits may use social media to further their social cause or mission, we have also written about its limitations as a fundraising and marketing tool. Since the inception of brand pages on major social sites and apps, nonprofits have viewed social media as a great platform for outreach. Many consider the operation of a social media page to be cost-free. However, Matt Collins, a director at a London-based digital marketing agency, wrote last week that charities tend to waste time and money at platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, stating that social media is not always “the best tool we have." If nonprofits on a budget are looking to effectively invest their time and money into harnessing social media, they may want to look into the facts and figures of each platform first. More
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Wednesday, June 15th
Thursday, May 12th
Thursday, June 9th
Tuesday, June 28th
Thursday, July 14th
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