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How to Help Enable Nonprofits with Technology

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Software has the power to unlock new possibilities for people, and for the planet. And yet, not everyone is benefiting equally from automation and operational efficiency. NTEN’s 10th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investment report showed that the average technology budget of nonprofits is 5.7 percent of their total operation budget, with only 28 percent of organizations often or regularly using technology volunteers.

Taproot Foundation Launches New Website

New site highlights Taproot’s resources, thought leadership, and more
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - It is more imperative than ever to connect nonprofits and social change organizations with the resources they need to serve their communities. To ensure organizations can easily access this support through pro bono service, the Taproot Foundation has launched a brand new, easy-to-use website at https://www.taprootfoundation.org.

Explore Taproot's New Supplement to Transforming Technology Pro Bono

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Pro bono service has the potential to shift technology adoption and implementation in the social sector. The Taproot Foundation, in collaboration with VMware Foundation, released a new supplement to Transforming Technology Pro Bono that will ensure nonprofits can maximize the impact technology pro bono can have on their organizations.

Gearing Up for the Holiday Giving Season? Let Giving Tuesday and Taproot Foundation Help

WEBINAR // No budget? No problem! Launching a successful Giving Tuesday campaign with skilled volunteers.
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Planning and executing a successful #GivingTuesday campaign can be daunting. You need inviting graphics, compelling messaging, an engaging email strategy, and stand-out social media. Don’t panic: all this is achievable even without a budget or in-house expertise.

"My, How Far We've Come"

Taproot Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary of Matt O'Grady Day
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Each year on June 19, the Taproot Foundation celebrates Matt O'Grady Day, an organization-wide holiday honoring the wedding anniversary of former National Director of Expansion Matt O'Grady. This day also recognizes a major milestone of the civil rights movement - the legalization of gay marriage in California.
 
On this 10th anniversary, Taproot invited Matt O'Grady to reflect on the movement, the last 10 years, and the value of an inclusive company culture.

Digging Deeper Into Transforming Technology Pro Bono

New Resource for Nonprofits Engaging Pro Bono Tech Experts
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2018  /3BL Media/ -- Pro bono service has the potential to shift technology adoption and implementation in the social sector.

Taproot Foundation Appoints Lindsay Firestone Gruber as President and CEO

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SAN FRANCISCO,  June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Lindsay Firestone Gruber as the organization’s new President and CEO. Gruber has been on staff with Taproot for 14 years and has served as the organization’s Chief Program Officer since 2016.

WEBINAR: Insights From Taproot Foundation's U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Dive into key takeaways from this year's U.S. Pro Bono Summit on June 12
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The Taproot Foundation’s U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations. Over the course of two days in April, 100+ CSR, nonprofit, and government leaders from across the country gathered in San Francisco to dig into topics ranging from tackling food access through pro bono to aligning programming with talent development strategies. 

Highlights From the Corporate Convening at the U.S. Pro Bono Summit

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The Taproot Foundation’s U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations. At this year's Corporate Convening, atteendees engaged in a full day of sessions designed to help them maximize the impact potential of pro bono programming at their companies.

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New Ways Forward in Pro Bono at the U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Highlights from the Taproot Foundation's campaign convening
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The Taproot Foundation’s U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations. As part of this year's Summit, Taproot gathered CSR, nonprofit, and government leaders at New Ways Forward to identify and co-design new pro bono solutions for pressing challenges like food access, developing leaders, and driving technology adoption and use in the social sector. 

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