PARTNER EVENT: TechConnect 3.0


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TechConnect 3.0 will be covering topics on Google grants, unlocking meaningful information hidden in data, and top techniques for telling powerful and compelling stories for social change. 

This conference will take place at the Microsoft Conference Center in Mountain View on July 8th from 1:00-5:30pm. Learn the best advice from the top professionals in nonprofit technology including Media Cause, LinkedIn, Taproot Foundation, Phoenix 2.0, and more! 

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What is TechConnect 3.0? 

In conjunction with great local and national nonprofit technology experts, SVCN is bringing a half-day nonprofit technology-focused conference to the Bay Area. Featured speakers include Bryan Breckenridge, the new Executive Director of and Peggy Duvette, Director of Social Impact at

Storytelling for Change Makers 101

Recognizing that "people will forget what you tell them, but never forget how you make them feel," Storytelling for Change Makers 101 will explore the unique power of stories, both video and in print, to move and inspire your nonprofit's audience.  
Presenter: Storytellers for Good - Cara Jones 

Ten Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases (And How To Avoid Them)
Overbuying, under budgeting, letting the wrong people choose the database, falling in love with the salesperson... This workshop will identify and help you avoid common (and often expensive) mistakes when selecting a new database. The topics will include: Who should make the decision? What should you budget for? Assessing your needs and how to decide. 
Presenter: Robert Weiner

Demystifying Pro Bono Volunteers
Pro Bono volunteers can be very effective in delivering on the technology needs of your organization, yet they can be hard to come by and difficult to manage. During this session Taproot Foundation will share tips for setting up the right pro bono project for your organization, tools for finding the right volunteers, and best practices for managing these projects.  
Taproot Foundation - Cheryl Timoney
LinkedIn - Alison Dorsey 

Unpacking Your Data
Data analytics is becoming an increasingly powerful tool to help nonprofits quantify impact, increase funding, and meet future goals. But while you may have taken the first step by collecting data, understanding what your data means can be challenging. Learn what questions you can start answering during this session led by Delta Analytics, a provider of pro bono data services. 
Presenters: Delta Analytics

Adopting to Technology Change in Your Nonprofit 
Tips and tricks for how to choose and deploy new technology in your organization – best practices for infrastructure, governance and user adoption.
PresenterPhoenix 2.0 - Alex Rayter

Optimizing Your Google Ad Grant 
Get started with your Google Ad Grant for your nonprofit. Learn new ways to optimize your spending, generate new leads, and key practices for success. 
Presenter: Media Cause - Eric Facas

Social Entrepreneurship And Technology 
To tech or not to tech? As a social entrepreneur, do you need technology, or can you be successful offline?  Come learn how you can achieve your goals in social entrepreneurship, by being mission driven and generating revenue. 
Presenter: UniversalGiving - Pamela Hawley

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**A limited number of scholarships are available for nonprofit staff to attend on a first come, first serve basis. If you have any interest or questions, please contact the HandsOn Tech Program Director, Brian Mattos, at

July 08, 2014 at 1pm - 5:30pm
Microsoft Conference Center

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