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The Last Mile grows with G Suite Enterprise for Nonprofits

In the United States, as much as 83 percent of formerly incarcerated people return to prison. The Last Mile (TLM) is a nonprofit on a mission to reduce the re-incarceration cycle by creating new pathways to jobs for prison populations. Since 2010, it has provided classrooms to 600 incarcerated men, women and youth across the country, offering a highly competitive coding skills curriculum and becoming one of the most requested prison education programs in the country. Technology has played a huge role in TLM’s growth and is helping to keep the program going despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which is hitting prison populations especially hard. We interviewed Mike Bowie, director of Engineering, to learn more about TLM and how G Suite helped them boost efficiency and streamline operations.

What is the story of The Last Mile, and what’s the problem you are trying to solve?

We believe that high-quality education for incarcerated populations is key to providing new opportunities and breaking the re-incarceration cycle. When Chris Redlitz, our cofounder, entered the San Quentin State Prison for the first time in 2010 to speak to a group of men about business and entrepreneurship, he was impressed by the men’s eagerness to learn, and started to nurture the idea of creating a technology accelerator inside the prison. 

He started The Last Mile alongside his wife and business partner, Beverly Parenti. Graduates of TLM coding programs in San Quentin now take part in the first-ever web development shop in a US prison. After leaving prison, many TLM graduates enter paid apprenticeships with leading companies, turning their skills into careers and smoothing the way for reentry. 

The Last Mile upgraded from G Suite for Nonprofits to G Suite Enterprise. Why?

As the information services at TLM have evolved, technology needs have also changed. It became clear that we could vastly simplify our service catalog, improve our security posture and streamline our IT operations with this one low-friction transition, so we decided to upgrade to G Suite Enterprise. Given the valuable range of functionality G Suite Enterprise already affords us, having Google now offer such reasonable discounts for nonprofits makes it hard to pass up. 

Did one or more of the G Suite Enterprise features help you solve a challenge that you think most nonprofits might face?

For any organization, people are the most critical component, and in the nonprofit environment, that’s especially true. As part of G Suite Enterprise, we now use Secure LDAP Service as a single identity and access management platform. Staff use the same G Suite credentials to log into multiple apps and, in many cases, without re-logging in. 

Having standardized on Chromebooks as our platform of choice, we can ensure the key G Suite apps for our organization are readily available as soon as the user logs in, and everything is kept up-to-date without the need for significant technical support. A centralized access management system has reduced financial costs, simplified IT management, streamlined staff onboarding and simplified the experiences for everyone who interacted with the complicated and burdensome systems we'd used in the past. Less time spent by IT engineers creating or updating accounts means more time working on things that have a valuable impact on our cause. 

How is TLM using G Suite to increase collaboration and security?

G Suite is the foundation platform for all of our team. Having that familiar, feature-rich set of tools as a starting point for communication and collaboration is key to our productivity. To ensure documentation processes are well detailed, TLM is using enterprise features in Google Meet, including the ability to record meetings and securely store them in Drive. 

The IT staff also gets access to security dashboards, reporting and eDiscovery tools. For example, email log helps determine the coverage of phishing campaigns, and eDiscovery gives visibility to phishing engagement. The system alerts IT of any suspicious logins, and gives them the ability to prioritize, investigate and escalate them in the console. 


What’s next with The Last Mile?

COVID-19 has posed new challenges. In-person activities have been paused to protect our students and slow the spread of the virus in prison facilities, which are particularly affected by the outbreak. But TLM's momentum isn't stopping. We have 23 classrooms across six states (California, Indiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, Michigan and North Dakota), with plans for rapid expansion. Our goal is to be in 50 classrooms across the country within the next four years. The tech-centric nature of our program has enabled us to continue providing value during the pandemic with remote instructions and recorded content. The efficiency of having a single unified means of managing all of the systems we have further supports our growth.

Connecting people to causes through $1 billion in Ad Grants

As of this week, eight million people have been infected with COVID-19, and additional crises are worsening in mental health, domestic violence and social stigma. Society is also reckoning with longstanding racial injustices, both in the U.S. and abroad.

Nonprofits are taking swift action to confront these challenges, but many are struggling to stay afloat with typical fundraising activities canceled due to social distancing. In fact, more than half have experienced a decline in donations since the COVID-19 outbreak. Further compounding these challenges, they’re seeing sharp increases in the demand for services, which makes fundraising and volunteering online especially critical.

To further support nonprofits this year, we’re pledging an additional $200 million in Ad Grants, for a total of $1 billion in 2020. Since 2003, Ad Grants has provided nonprofits with up to $10,000 per month in free Search ads to help them attract donors, recruit volunteers, and promote their missions. The increased funding will go toward nonprofits tackling pressing issues like COVID-19 response and recovery—especially in hard-hit developing economies—and fighting racial injustice around the world.

Supporting racial justice

Yesterday, Google announced more commitments to racial equity, building on $12 million in cash grants commitments from Google.org and $25 million in Ad Grants to advance racial justice. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc, a premier legal organization fighting for racial justice, was one of the first to receive these additional Ad Grants. Over the past several weeks, they’ve experienced a significant uptick in donations through their Ad Grants account. Another grantee is the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the largest scholarship provider for students of color in the U.S. Through Ad Grants, UNCF drove 5,000+ interactions with students in 2019, ranging from new student sign ups to newsletter subscriptions.

With additional Ad Grants and account management support, we hope to increase engagement for both organizations so they can fulfill their missions of building toward a more equitable society. In the coming weeks, we’ll also offer additional Ad Grants to 100+ other racial justice institutions across the globe.

Driving COVID-19 response and recovery

COVID-19 is expected to drive 50 million people around the globe into extreme poverty, and developing countries will be particularly impacted. For this reason, we’ll award additional Ad Grants to nonprofits serving vulnerable populations in developing economies such as South Africa, Kenya, Brazil, Mexico, India and Thailand. One example is Feed My City, an Indian nonprofit that has provided meal boxes for underprivileged families during the COVID-19 lockdown. Since mid April, they’ve raised enough funds through Ad Grants to feed nearly 1,000 families. We’ll also work with national and local organizations in the U.S. like the Houston Food Bank, which has seen a 50 percent uptick in individuals and families in need of food in the past three months. Using Ad Grants helped increase donations by 330 percent from pre-crisis levels, which led to the delivery of almost 400,000 pounds of food.

Improving access for all qualified nonprofits

To make it easier for qualified nonprofits to receive Ad Grants, we’ve reduced our application process from 14 steps to two steps and also expanded Ad Grants to sixteen new countries.

Organizations can register for a livestream training on July 27th from 9:00 - 10:00 AM PT or view the recording on theGoogle for Nonprofits YouTube channel two days after the event. Additional information on how to maximize your Ad Grants is also available here. We sincerely hope these incremental Ad Grants can help nonprofits connect with people who are searching for their causes, and we will continue to share their stories throughout the year.


FoodFinder maps food resources with help from Google

In March 2020, Google searches for food pantries were the highest they have been in five years. With many Americans at risk of food insecurity for the first time, alongside millions who were already vulnerable, finding assistance is critical. The majority of pantries are volunteer-run with a limited digital presence, making resources difficult to find online. 


In 2013, Jack Griffin recognized this major gap in information while he was still in high school. To help connect people in the United States to food resources, he built FoodFinder, a nonprofit app and website. And since 2018, through Google for Nonprofits, he’s been using products like Google Maps Platform credits and Ad Grants to bring awareness to the platform and surface key information to those in need.
Jack Griffin of FoodFinder

Jack Griffin, founder of FoodFinder

Prior to FoodFinder, most information on emergency food relief was found in huge lists of food pantry addresses, and transportation remained a huge barrier to receiving these services. Jack used Google Maps to create a way to help users understand what’s nearby, by displaying users’ current location and food assistance providers in their area. 


FoodFinder prioritizes showing the closest, most relevant programs, including temporary resources set up for COVID-19 relief. The team uses Google Maps Platform to provide a familiar, easy-to-use interface that quickly provides information like eligibility and hours of operation. By using a map instead of a list, users are able to see the locations of food assistance providers, the density of resources and the supply of emergency food. Starting this year, FoodFinder plans to use their dataset to inform policymakers about where to concentrate food insecurity efforts based on supply and demand. 


In addition to Google Maps, FoodFinder uses Ad Grants to raise awareness, helping their organization rise to the top of the search results. By focusing on keyword phrases such as “food pantries near me,” FoodFinder can reach people seeking food for themselves or family before they get overwhelmed by too many sources of information. With COVID-19 creating more issues in food security, FoodFinder went from helping 700 people per day to 3,000 people per day, and site traffic increased by eight times. From the start of March, Ad Grants helped FoodFinder reach over 25,000 people, a quarter of their total users nationwide.


With help from Google for Nonprofits, FoodFinder has collected and verified the information of 50,000 free food programs across America. As a result, they’ve connected more than 300,000 people to food relief, and Jack credits Google as key to his app’s success. “FoodFinder is truly a Google-enabled nonprofit,” he says.

Google for Nonprofits expands to ten more countries

Nonprofits around the world have told us that they need access to digital tools to continue operations, maintain productivity, and raise awareness. Last month we expanded Google for Nonprofits to an additional six countries, and today we’re adding ten more across the globe: Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Pakistan, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malta, Cyprus, Iceland and Ecuador. 


Google for Nonprofits is now available in 67 countries, receiving over 1,000 new applications each week from organizations around the world. After last month’s expansion, we chatted with a few nonprofits to see how they’re using Google for Nonprofits. 

Turing School 

Based in Lithuania, Turing School focuses on building digital skills for students in grades 5-12. They teach computer science and entrepreneurship-related courses, and they had been relying on the paid version of G Suite Basic for the past three years. Now that Google for Nonprofits is available in Lithuania, they migrated to G Suite for Nonprofits, saving money that they can now put toward their educational programs. 

For the Turing School, G Suite for Nonprofits has increased flexibility and efficiency for their organization. Google Calendar and Google Meet have made working remotely much easier. They collaborate on Google Docs, which reduces the number of emails between their staff and volunteers. Additionally, they’ve organized their Google Drive for everyone on the team,  including a separate shared drive for teachers to update information on student attendance, teaching curriculums and useful resources.

VOST

In Portugal, VOST is an association for digital volunteers in emergency situations.. As an organization with no revenue stream, VOST couldn’t invest funds in premium collaboration and productivity tools. For Jorge Gomes, the National Coordinator,  gaining access to Google tools through Google for Nonprofits “is a large upgrade in the way we manage our internal and external communication, as well as how we develop our projects.” With these advanced technological capabilities, they can now work more efficiently to provide resources and information during emergencies, including support for health professionals during COVID-19. 

Chatzigakis Foundation

Athens-based Chatzigakis Foundation creates social and philanthropic programs with an emphasis on Greek culture, history and education. Prior to gaining access to Google for Nonprofits, Chatzigakis Foundation didn’t have a dedicated budget for marketing. Their team is now excited using Ad Grants ($10,000 worth of text-based advertising at no cost) to reinforce visibility, increase website traffic, and attract volunteers and donors. They also plan to introduce more tools, like shared drives and Google Meet, into their organization now that they have access to G Suite for Nonprofits.  


Elisavet Chatzigaki, General Secretary, told us that “Google for Nonprofits constitutes a new window of opportunity to communicate our mission and programs to a wider segment of the population. We plan on expanding our member community and fundraising efforts in this constantly evolving world that still faces everlasting hardships.”

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Chatzigakis Foundation team photo prior to COVID-19

Nonprofits continue to face unique challenges. Our goal is to provide access to Google tools and technology quickly and effectively, so that these organizations can focus their efforts and resources directly towards achieving their goals. 


Canada Learning Code moves programs online with digital tools

Founded in 2011, Canada Learning Code hosts in-person technology education classes for people across Canada, focusing on women, girls, people with disabilities, Indigenous youth and newcomers to Canada. So far, they’ve reached 35 communities and over 650,000 people. Due to the spread of the coronavirus, they had to quickly transition their education programs to an online method while simultaneously adapting to virtual ways of working. I recently spoke to the team at Canada Learning Code about how they used technology to serve the needs of their communities during COVID-19. Here’s what they told us.

How did your organization react when in-person programming was no longer feasible due to COVID-19? 

Our programs were not designed to exist online pre COVID-19, so we had to learn by doing. Our main focus was to uphold a safe and inclusive learning environment and to stay true to our values. We built a task force with people from several teams to brainstorm, create, and test these new digital experiences. To make sure classes are interactive, we reduced the size to 15-20 and developed shorter workshops around topics like HTML coding. We also applied different teaching styles based on the age of the learner to keep our virtual experiences engaging for everyone. 


What role did technology play in this transition? 

As a charity with a presence across the country, it’s essential that our teams have tools to stay in constant communication with each other. Prior to COVID-19, we were already using digital tools like Gmail, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, to maximize our productivity. Since G Suite was already part of our day-to-day operations, we’ve been able to quickly transition to remote work and adapt to the circumstances. 


This accessibility is critical for Canada Learning Code, as it helps us to continue reaching communities in rural and remote areas. Since Google for Nonprofits provides these tools for free, we are able to bring down our costs significantly. For organizations like us, lowering operational costs helps us to invest and make more of an impact every year. 


What tools do you use to reach audiences online?

We’ve used a lot of digital tools to build our programs over the years. Since June 2014, Google Ad Grants has provided free online advertising, resulting in an additional 5.92 million impressions and over 200,000 more clicks to our website. This would have cost us over $315,000 in five years. By using Google Ad Grants, we’ve allocated this money to developing and updating our content for our learning experiences. Working with a Google Account Strategist has helped us better target potential learners and volunteers throughout the years, and our click-through rate has increased. 


How will this change Canada Learning Code in the future?

In the long term, we’re thinking about continuing online learning, in addition to our in-person programs. Our ambitious goal is to deliver 10 million learning experiences by 2027 with a focus on digital literacy. With support from Google, we can focus on our mission and empower individuals to be creators—and not just consumers—of technology.

Google for Nonprofits adds new countries and G Suite discounts

With the spread of coronavirus, nonprofits need access to tools to help them work remotely and raise awareness online. To serve the unique needs of the nonprofit community, the Google for Nonprofits team is expanding the program to new countries and offering discounts for nonprofits who use G Suite Business and Enterprise editions.

Reaching nonprofits in more countries 

In the program’s first expansion in years, we’re bringing Google for Nonprofits to 6 new countries—Portugal, Greece, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Peru. Google for Nonprofits is now available in 57 countries, helping thousands ofeligible organizations get access to Google’s nonprofit tools and continue business operations amid COVID-19. 

Nonprofits can activate G Suite for Nonprofits at no cost and collaborate online with apps like Gmail, Docs, and Calendar. In addition, advanced features of Google Meetare available to all editions of G Suite through September 30, 2020. To help organizations raise awareness online, the Ad Grants Crisis Response Program is extending Ad Grants, up to $10,000 worth of text-based Search ads at no cost, in these countries through October 2020. The YouTube Nonprofit Program and Google Earth and Maps also offer nonprofits storytelling tools to amplify their cause. 

Discounting G Suite Business and Enterprise editions for nonprofits

Many nonprofits are learning how to transition their staff and programs to online-only formats, and with that comes challenges around cloud storage, security and virtual collaboration. To give nonprofits access to G Suite’s advanced features, we’re launching nonprofit discounts globally for G Suite Business ($4 per user per month, normally offered at $12) and G Suite Enterprise ($8 per user per month, normally offered at $25). As always, G Suite for Nonprofits will continue to be offered at no charge.

G Suite Business for Nonprofits offers 1 TB storage per user, access to Google Vault for data management, video conferencing for up to 150 people, along with more security and administrative options. With G Suite Enterprise for Nonprofits, organizations have all the features of G Suite Business and G Suite for Nonprofits, with the addition of email encryption, live streaming and video conferencing for up to 250 people, as well as Cloud Identity to manage users and apps. 

G Suite Nonprofits pricing

Google for Nonprofits is on a mission to empower nonprofits with technology. See our full list of COVID-19 resources on the Google for Nonprofits website, Coronavirus Resources page. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get notifications for upcoming live streams and to learn more about our products.

Words of wisdom from three women in nonprofits

Every day, I work with incredible women. I feel fortunate because it hasn’t always been this way. I’ve been the only woman in meetings before, and I’ve definitely felt like the odd woman out. When I started working with Google for Nonprofits, I was excited to discover a community of women who deserve as much attention as the nonprofits they power. For International Women’s Day coming up on March 8, I asked three of them to share their stories, inspiration and advice.

Kimberlin Bolton, Executive Director, re:imagine/ATL

Kimberlin Bolton

On inspiring others

The best way to inspire others is by being the example. People—especially women—need to see that you did it even though you were afraid, vulnerable, imperfect and constantly learning. I try to live and speak as authentically as possible so that my staff, students, and the greater community can say, “If she can do it, then I can definitely do it!” 

On gender equality in nonprofits

While it appears that there is still a lack of women leadership at larger organizations, I think the bigger concern is the lack of support for young, emerging leaders of color. How can we build systems that foster an inclusive ecosystem for emerging women in the nonprofit sector?

On setting boundaries

This is “heart work” and if you’re not careful, you can overdraft your mental and emotional bank accounts. There is so much burnout in this industry and it’s because women are natural nurturers. We constantly feel the need to save everyone. I quickly had to learn the importance of boundaries in order to be more effective.

Rochelle Byrne, Executive Director, A Greener Future

Rochelle Byrne

On taking chances

When I first started out, I gathered my courage and reached out to someone I thought might have answers I was seeking. I didn’t expect to get much more than a quick telephone chat. To my surprise a chat turned into tea, and then lunch, and now it’s one of the most valuable relationships I have. Taking chances is so important. I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t do things that scare me.

On reaching goals

I enjoy setting a goal and trying to figure out all the steps it will take to work backward to where I am now. When I look back to where A Greener Future started it’s unbelievable to me how far it’s come and I know it’s simply from achieving one small goal at a time.

On connecting with others

Communicating in an effective and charismatic way will ensure more doors open. Be fearless when asking for what you really want. Have meaningful conversations and get to know people. Building relationships is the key to moving forward and making more connections. 

Taking chances is so important. I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t do things that scare me.

Dr. Annise Mabry, CEO, Dr. Annise Mabry Foundation

Dr. Annise Mabry

On career planning

My mentor once told me, “When you find what you love, you will do it for the impact not the income.” Working with homeless LGBTQ youth, sex trafficking survivors, and high school dropouts is what I love. They are my career plan. 

On the power of saying no

Women have a tendency to always say, “Yes, I will,” and then they go insane trying to figure it out. I usually say “no” first. By saying “no,” it gives me time to really think—not “Can I do this?” but “Do I want to do this?” Do what you want to do not what you feel obligated to do. 

On letting go

One skill I feel women have to develop to be successful in the nonprofit world is stop allowing passion to become possession. I see this a lot when women have had to fight to earn their place in an organization. They hold on to everything—from projects to committees. They end up crushing the very thing they loved the most. If you have a team, let go and let your team step up. 

For more inspiration, visit Google for Nonprofits’ success stories.

Google helps Switchboard support UK LGBT+ communities

Every February people across the UK celebrate LGBT+ History Month, raising awareness about  LGBT+ communities. Based in London, Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline has supported LGBT+ people since the 1970s, just a few years after the partial decriminalization of homosexuality in the UK. Since then, they’ve witnessed and shaped many more milestones of UK LGBT+ history, helping millions of people. 

As an entirely volunteer-led organization, Switchboard keeps its phone lines open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (yes, even during the holidays!), and offers additional support on email and text. Volunteers are there to listen and assist callers, offering a safe space for anyone to discuss what’s on their mind, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health, and emotional wellbeing. No matter where you are, no matter how you identify, you can call Switchboard and speak openly, in confidence, without any judgment. 

Running an always-on program with more than 200 volunteers on a small budget requires the right tools. Volunteers need to be trained and prepared—calls can be emotionally challenging, and many topics require detailed, in-depth knowledge. For this reason, Switchboard consolidates all their training securely into Google Drive and gives every volunteer access via their own G Suite for Nonprofits account. “As an organization we try to move with the evolving nature of culture, education, and society, and G Suite for Nonprofits has really helped us to do that,'' says Tash Walker, Co-Chair. Watch the video to learn more about Switchboard’s impact and how they use G Suite and other Google for Nonprofits products to offer high quality, reliable services to the LGBT+ community. 

Young coders are shaping Singapore’s future

You’re never too young to take up coding—just ask 10-year-old Sephia Rindiani Binte Andi. Sephia only took up coding a year ago, and sharpened her skills so quickly she created an online game shortly after. The game challenges players to navigate their way out of a maze (I admittedly kept getting lost). Today, Sephia continues dabbling in code at home with the help of her mom, Kamzarini.  


Sephia is a graduate of Code in the Community, a program that brings coding classes to young Singaporeans from less affluent backgrounds. The grassroots initiative is run by local education organizations like Saturday Kids and 21C Girls, with the help of more than 1,000 volunteers and the backing of Google and Singapore's Infocomm and Media Development Authority (IMDA). 


Since 2017, Code in the Community has reached more than 2,000 Singaporean students. And this week, we’re proud to announce that Google will provide a new grantto help expand the program for another three years.   


Together with a matching grant from IMDA, the new funds mean two things: First, they’ll allow the program to bring basic coding classes to 6,700 more kids by 2022.  Second, they’ll support new courses for the 2,300 existing graduates—encouraging talented young students like Sephia to apply what they’ve learned and explore new concepts like design thinking.  

We hope Code in the Community will shape Singapore’s future as a smart nation, growing the city-state’s $12 billion internet economy—one of the most advanced in Southeast Asia—with new jobs and opportunities. 


As a Singaporean myself, I’ve found it incredibly inspiring to see the way local communities have come together to make technology real, accessible and fun for children. I can’t wait to see what the next generation of graduates do as they develop their skills and go wherever their imagination takes them. 


One year, three highlights: Google for Nonprofits looks back

Imagine ending homelessness, solving climate change, or guaranteeing a sustainable future for the world. Nonprofits work hard to make these goals a reality. They tackle the most urgent issues facing society, and Google products help make their missions more visible and far-reaching. Let’s look at three ways the nonprofit community thrived in 2019 with the support of Google for Nonprofits and partner teams.

1. Staying in the know

Followers of Google for Nonprofits’ monthly newsletters and livestreams enjoyed a steady stream of news and tips about Google products. They learned how to spread their messages on YouTube, how to make a bigger impact with Google Earth and Maps, and gained insights from Google Analytics. 

Nonprofits also learned from each other. Thrive DC shared their mission to end homelessness in Washington, D.C., and how Google for Nonprofits helped them drastically improve their efficiency and productivity. GoVolunteer described how Google helps them grow and develop inclusion programs for immigrants and refugees in Germany.

Along with hearing these inspiring stories, nonprofits asked questions and supported each other on the newly launched Google for Nonprofits community forum. And they discovered an updated Google for Nonprofits site that’s more useful for everyone, including visitors with accessibility needs.

Thrive DC culinary arts

Thrive DC clients attend Culinary Arts, a program to teach culinary skills and provide new job opportunities to vulnerable populations.

2. Connecting with the community

Sixty-five nonprofits attended a day-long workshop that Google for Nonprofits held at Google’s Community Space in San Francisco. They received training on using YouTube to spread awareness and heard Invisible People speak about building empathy and support for those affected by homelessness.

In April, attendees of Google Cloud Next listened to the Google for Nonprofits team discuss how G Suite empowers nonprofits to collaborate and communicate more effectively. Two nonprofits also shared their experiences and best practices (watch the recording).

3. Putting themselves (and trees) on the map

In 2019, around 2,000 nonprofits across 59 countries used Google Maps Platform credits to raise their profiles and encourage others to join their mission.

Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms USA, which helps travelers find and work on organic farms, added Maps to their site so visitors could zoom in on any area in the U.S., see all the available farms and filter their search to narrow in on the right farms for them. After the switch to Google Maps Platform, WWOOF-USA’s page views increased to 8 million and the number of paying members nearly tripled since May 2018. 

EcoFarm Florida

A cow in an WWOOF-USA eco farm.

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We’re looking forward to more partnerships and stories in 2020. To stay up to date on all the latest nonprofit news, you can subscribe to our newsletter and YouTube channel, and join us at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Maryland this March where we’ll be a platinum sponsor.