For 20 years, the NetHope community has been united by a vision for a more equitable and just world, where everyone can flourish on a planet that is protected.

 
May 2021
 
 
Dear Friends,
 
It has been a busy month here at NetHope. This is the time of year when we pull together annual activity reports for all of our Member organizations, showcasing the collective impact they have been part of through their role in the NetHope community. I am pleased to say that these reports have just been sent out in a new visual format that will help better communicate the ways in which Members have been interacting within and across their organizations via NetHope.
 
Among other areas of work, we have also been making strides in planning for this year’s NetHope Annual Global Summit – a celebration of 20 years of collective action. Earlier this month I also personally had the privilege of hosting a webinar for our Members about harnessing a purpose mindset in their teams, with author, former head of Microsoft philanthropy, and NetHope Fellow Akhtar Badshah.
 
In our monthly Member meeting, it was likewise exciting to hear how a NetHope IDEA Journey has helped Member organization Pro Mujer transform their business model. A large part of NetHope’s mission is to employ digital as a way of accelerating the positive impact of our Members on the lives of the people they work with and serve. As a result, it is encouraging to hear these stories of organizational change as they validate and highlight the benefits of being in this community. If you have a story to tell of the impact NetHope and our community has had on your work, please do email and let us know.
 
Finally, I want to say thank you to our partners AWS, CISCO and Salesforce for their offers of support for our Members in their Covid-19 work in India and Brazil. Thank you as well to all the Members who responded. It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to bring our tech sector partners and nonprofit frontline providers together for greater impact. We want to be a catalyst for new relationships over the coming weeks and months of this continuing crisis to provide vital support in these extremely challenging times.

Thank you for all you do, and for being a leader in this community.

Warmly and in peace,

Lance Pierce
NetHope CEO
 

LEADING-EDGE INITIATIVES

 
 

Regional differences impact digital transformation

 
NetHope has published a new whitepaper showing the impact geography and cultural differences have on digital transformation. A one-size-fits-all process can be expensive and ineffectual. Use this whitepaper to adjust your global approach to digital transformation for a greater chance of success.
 
 
 

COLLECTIVE ACTION

 
 

Penn State Coherence workshop, June 10: Partnering for long-term impact in refugee response

 

Calling NetHope Members who have experience coordinating with other agencies and programs in your work with refugees! You’re invited to contribute your thoughts and experiences on how to best cooperate with other humanitarian and development agencies to achieve truly durable solutions for displaced populations.

 
 
 
 
 

In case you missed it: Orbis and The Asia Foundation join NetHope

 

In April, NetHope was thrilled to welcome its two newest Members: Orbis and The Asia Foundation. These two fantastic organizations join the nearly 60 leading nonprofit Members that make up the NetHope community, united with ground-breaking technology partners and visionary donors.

 
 
 

DIGITAL UPSKILLING

 
 

Building a digital workforce

 

Firsthand insights on identifying ICT core competencies and managing distant learning.

 
 
 
 

AI Ethics toolkit part 1: fairness and bias

 

Everything your organization needs to start tackling ethical questions around using AI.

 
 
 

Get started with chatbots

 

The why, the what, and the how of chatbots in the nonprofit sector.

 
 
 

ESSENTIAL WEBINARS FOR YOU

 

Coming up:

 
 
 

20 May: Resilience by design with UNIT4

 

Unit4 is introducing a game changer with its new agile and extensible Nonprofit Mesh ERP architecture. It allows for quick implementation of a Nonprofit Mesh of key applications and ensures that staff have access to critical information in the right format whenever it is needed most. Join this webinar to find out more.

 
 

In case you missed it:

 
 
 

Explore our ICT4D webinar series!

 

Our ICT4D series contains a whole host of fascinating webinars to help equip nonprofits. Join development, humanitarian, data, and technology experts from public, private and civil society as we explore vital themes around the application of digital innovations and the responsible use of data. All the recordings are available for you to watch for free!

 
 

JOIN THE NETHOPE COMMUNITY

 
 

Become a Member

 

Conservation and humanitarian efforts have more impact when they are empowered by data and technology. Join the NetHope Membership to unlock and accelerate this catalyst for your organization.

 
 
 

Partner with us

 
NetHope partners work with our Members, the world’s most effective impact organizations, to solve some of the toughest conservation and humanitarian challenges. Please support the NetHope community and accelerate positive impact for our planet its people!
 

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