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New Series on the Role of IT Strategy in Philanthropy

Tuesday, May 12, 2020  

It's become abundantly clear there’s a new, non-negotiable competency required of every IT leader across the sector: Strategy.

Released on May 12, 2020, TAG is pleased to launch a new series that demystifies the role of strategy for IT leaders. By offering ideas for making strategy more approachable and actionable,The Strategic Role of Technology in Philanthropy series aims to provide insights and anecdotes gained from some of the best minds across the sector, leading to what we hope will become an elevated and inspired role for technology within your own organization.

The first publication in the series is entitled, "Building Your IT Strategy: Aligning Technology With Programmatic Strategy To Achieve Greater Impact" and provides pragmatic methods for developing technology strategy that serves the mission of philanthropy and prioritizes people over tools. Written by former CIO of the Walton Family Foundation, Sam Caplan, the guide features interviews with some of the foremost IT leaders in the philanthropic sector.

Learn more about the 2020 series at


About the Technology Association of Grantmakers

The Technology Association of Grantmakers (TAG) is a non-profit membership organization that promotes the strategic use of technology in the social sector to solve problems and improve lives. With over 1700 members in 400 foundations throughout North America and beyond, TAG provides IT and grants management professionals in philanthropy with knowledge, networks, mentoring and educational opportunities.

The Technology Association of Grantmakers (TAG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector.