The Future of Nonprofit Tech: What's Hot and What's Not in 2023

Forrest Skerman-Stevenson
April 8, 2023

As a millennial who grew up in a world of rapidly evolving technology, I'm excited to take you on a journey through the latest trends that will shape the nonprofit tech landscape in 2023. From AI to blockchain, let's explore what's hot 🔥 and what's not ❌ in nonprofit tech and how these trends can help organizations create a greater impact.

What's Hot 🔥:

Artificial Intelligence - Let the Robots Do the Work 🤖

As we move towards a more automated world, it's no surprise that AI is expected to become even more prevalent in nonprofit organizations in 2023. Nonprofits can use AI to predict donor behavior, automate administrative tasks, and enhance their operations. With 100's of AI tools dropping daily, we've compiled a list of the tools we recommend, you can check them out in this post.

Blockchain - Keep Your Donors and Transactions Secure 🔒

Blockchain technology is gaining traction in the nonprofit sector as a way to ensure transparency and accountability. In 2023, we can expect to see more nonprofits using blockchain to securely and efficiently track their donations and transactions.

Community - Building Stronger Connections 🤝

Nonprofits have always relied on community support to achieve their missions, but in 2023, we can expect to see a renewed focus on community building through technology. Nonprofits will use social media, online forums, and other digital tools to engage with supporters and create stronger, more connected communities.

Virtual Reality (VR) - Take Your Donors on an Immersive Journey 🥽

VR is being used to create immersive experiences that help nonprofits tell their stories and showcase their impact. Donors can experience firsthand the work that nonprofits are doing, making it more likely that they will become engaged and committed supporters.

What's Not ❌:

Manual Data Entry - Ain't Nobody Got Time for That 🧮

In the age of automation and AI, manual data entry is becoming increasingly outdated. Nonprofits that still rely on manual data entry will fall behind in terms of efficiency and accuracy.

Outdated Software - Say Goodbye to Last Centries' Tech 💾

Using outdated software can hinder nonprofit organizations from achieving their full potential. Nonprofits should regularly evaluate their technology stack and invest in new solutions that can improve their operations.

Limited Digital Presence - Don't Get Left in the Dust 💨

With so many nonprofits vying for attention online, those that don't have a strong digital presence risk being overlooked. Nonprofits should invest in creating engaging content and building a robust online presence.

Failure to Embrace Change - Time to Get with the Program ➡️

Nonprofits that are slow to adapt to changing technology trends risk being left behind. It's important for nonprofits to stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends and be willing to adopt new tools and strategies as they emerge.

As the nonprofit sector continues to evolve, it's clear that technology will play a key role in helping organizations achieve their missions. By staying ahead of the curve and embracing innovative tech solutions, nonprofits can continue to make a positive impact on the world.


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