|Call for Nonprofit Tech Support During COVID-19|
A Joint Call by NetHope, NTEN, and TAG
The COVID-19 pandemic underscores an urgent reality: The baseline of digital preparedness at global nonprofits is lower than we imagined and requires new funding and support.
Now more than ever, nonprofits need support from funders that recognizes the entire cost of their work – work that is critical for communities across the globe right now. The full cost of digital infrastructure is significant and includes not only the hardware and software to shift virtual teams and program delivery, but also the skills and training to select, implement, and use these tools, as well as the long-term need to make strategic decisions about their technology roadmap.
Nonprofit Tech Needs During COVID-19
According to research by NTEN, TAG, and NetHope, the greatest technology needs for nonprofits throughout the COVID-19 crisis are the following:
How Funders Can Respond
What can your foundation do, both in the short-term and long-term? This briefing by NetHope, NTEN, and TAG outlines ways to equip the humanitarian sector during the immediate response phase of COVID-19. For the longer-term recovery phase, we offer ways to engage in strategic efforts toward funding and building a digital infrastructure for the nonprofit sector.
Learn how some foundations are already answering the call at https://www.tagtech.org/resource/resmgr/COVID19-TechSupportBriefing.pdf
Published on April 28, 2020