what people are saying. Wow - what can I say! Thank you for being such an inspiration to me through your dedication of sharing best practices, tips and whatever else comes into play.
- Kristin Sulpizio, Director of Volunteer Services, Second Harvest Food Bank


As technology, database systems and social networking advance, nonprofits are presented with new methods for recruiting and tracking volunteers. Here you will find resources on the latest in technology and volunteerism.

NPower: Community Technology Survey
NPower's nonprofit Community Technology Survey aimed to identify not only which technical applications are in use in nonprofits, but also the patterns of use and what drives selection. Be sure to see slides 19 and 20 for discussion of current technology trends in Program Delivery and Volunteer management.

Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report
NTEN, Common Knowledge, and ThePort Network offer this report with the objective to provide nonprofits with insights and trends surrounding social networking technology as part of nonprofit organizations’ marketing, communications, fundraising, and program services.

What Does Your Facebook Funnel Look Like?
Everybody's on Facebook, so clearly your non-profit should be there, too, right? Probably, but given limited resources it's important to get a better handle on the specific value your organization's investment of time and resources on Facebook is delivering toward your bottom line. This article assess some nonprofits' struggle to effectively harness audiences, particularly financial donors, on Facebook. For further information on effectively investing in Facebook pages for volunteers and more, check out this free ebook Is Your Nonprofit Facebook Page Worth It? Measurements and Analytics.

For more resources, email Jill Blackburn.
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