Nonprofits adopting technology to keep up

By December 7, 2012Uncategorized

 

 

PHILANTHROPY

Nonprofits adopting technology to keep up

Tools help groups raise money, communicate
By CHRISSY KADLECK
4:30 am, December 3, 2012

 

The Cleveland Museum of Art has doubled its membership since embracing an online giving portal.

The Cleveland Clinic has implemented a text-to-pledge program at its HeartThrob Ball to raise funds for its Children’s Hospital.

The Community Foundation of Lorain County has streamlined all of its board functions and now communicates with its 20 trustees through an online portal.

And the United Way of Summit County now promotes the 200-some daily volunteer opportunities among its 125 agencies through a new online search tool on its website.

Nonprofits might not boast the most tech-savvy legacy, but these Northeast Ohio organizations are among a growing number that are believers when it comes to the power of the portal, the cloud and other worldly sounding platforms used to interact with donors, volunteers and board members.

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