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Report: Insights from the Google AI Impact Challenge

AI4Good is a somewhat new field that sits at the intersection of big tech companies and the world’s biggest problems. There is a lot of experiments and research in different areas, including the international development sector to address the 2030 development goals, emergency and humanitarian aid, medical fields and many others.Read More

AI for Fundraising Today: Voice Activated Fundraising & Chat Bots for Giving

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit, and I are actively researching the use of Artificial Intelligence to better understand what nonprofits need to know about artificial intelligence to future proof their programs, marketing, and fundraising strategies?

The field of artificial intelligence has been around since the 1950’s and evolved into many sub-areas and an alphabet soup of technical jargon.

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Will Artificial Intelligence Augment Nonprofit Staff or Replace?

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, bots, and other automation technologies offer many benefits to nonprofit professionals because it can perform basic and mundane tasks. As a result,  it frees up staff time to focus on higher value activities. Artificial Intelligence can help nonprofits do more with less staff time, including the tasks described below.… Read More

Nonprofits Are Adding Bots to their Social Media Teams

There are many chat bot authoring platforms that make it easy for anyone to create a bot without requiring the technical expertise in natural language programming.  While easy to set up, designing an effective bot for a nonprofit from scratch can be daunting. … Read More

New E-Book: #AI4Good – Nonprofit Trends and Use Salesforce.Org Cases

Salesforce.Org recently published an e-book, AI for Good: Nonprofit Trends & Use Cases. It is a good primer for nonprofits (non-techies) who want to understand what the heck AI is and how it might be useful to their nonprofit.

Just a few insights:

  • AI is already part of your life, although it might be invisible to the end user.
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