With the technological advances that made email and instant messaging possible, the world found that both personal and professional communication changed forever. And while some may lament the impersonal nature that has come to characterize many email transmissions today, no one wishes to turn back the hands of time to the days when business communication…

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The U.S. Government is moving rapidly towards moving its operations online. In some ways this is a blessing for grantwriters -- every federal agency now has a good web site and there’s tons of research information available online. On the other hand if you want a paper copy of an RFP, sometimes they don’t make…

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Many years ago, I took a graduate-level class in “systems design.” Much to my surprise, our course work never actually involved a computer. (Yes, computers did exist at this time, although few not-for-profit organizations actually had them.) The instructor’s philosophy was that as nonprofit managers, it was somewhat unlikely that we would ever be involved…

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“I never thought it could happen to me.” Isn’t that what all crime victims say? Well that’s me - a crime victim who never thought it could happen to her. And the reason I’m writing this column today is to share that it not only happened, but that most people to whom this crime happens…

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Editor's note:  CharityChannel is upgrading to new servers.  The audio links referenced below are temporarily off-line.  Check back in a day or two! For this week's issue, we've brought together some of our favorite E-Philanthropy and Technology Review pioneers and pundits in a conference call utilizing CharityChannel's voice over IP system to discuss  this question: …

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