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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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Artificial Intelligence for Good: A Few Good Articles To Read #AI4Good

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit, and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and spread generosity.  It was almost ten years ago that we published the Networked Nonprofit during the early days of social media and networks.… Read More

Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

My Networked Nonprofit co-author Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about the Age of Automation with an eye towards our next book. This past year wrote an  op-ed for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the age of automation and it implications for fundraisers as well as other articles, including Leveraging the Power of Bots for Civil Society on SSIR Blog and The Robots Have Arrived: How Nonprofits Can Put Them To Work on Guidestar Blog.   … Read More

Pew Research Report: The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being

The Pew Research Center has released a research report called “The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being.”  Pew interviewed technology experts and scholars (including me) about the benefits and drawbacks of our digital lives.  The expert predictions  about the impact of the internet over the next 10 years came in response to questions asked by Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center in an online canvassing conducted between Dec.… Read More

How and Why Stories Can Bust Nonprofit Silos

Note from Beth: Digital storytelling is key to fundraising success, but using a storytelling lens in your organization can have further benefit of busting organizational silos.  Miriam Brosseau and Stephanie Corleto share why.

How and Why Stories Can Bust Nonprofit Silos – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau  and Stephanie Corleto 

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