The E-Way to Philanthropy

Sheng-shu Jack Shen, Emerging Leader, International Fellows Program ~ 2009




In this paper, Sheng-shu Jack Shen describes the benefits and challenges of Information Technology for nonprofit organizations. To help enable nonprofits to make use of this technology, Shen provides detailed discussions of the technology itself and its uses: hardware and software; intranet and internet; fundraising and membership building, etc. To help deal with the problems faced by nonprofits using Information Technology, and to begin to address the digital divide among these organizations, he proposes the establishment of Nonprofit Technology Centers that might work with or within community foundations.



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