Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

May 19, 2022

What is Accessibility Accessibility is the design of products and services so that they’re usable by people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design and practice of accessible development ensures both ‘direct access’ (i.e. unassisted) and ‘indirect access’ – compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (i.e. screen readers). While accessibility primarily focuses on people with disabilities, it can […]

The Data-Driven Nonprofit

May 11, 2021

If you were asked “What is the most important thing you need to prioritize, today?”, would you feel immediately prepared to answer? How about “This week?”, “This month?”, “This year?”, or “Over the next 3-5 years?” What about bigger-picture questions? What are our fundraising forecasts and potential strategies? How do our programs truly affect recipients […]

Stripe is Currently Risky for Nonprofits (…but Stripe is working on it…)

March 14, 2021

To start off, we want to clearly state that we’re big fans of Stripe. We use them extensively ourselves and bend over backwards to recommend them to clients. The API is top notch, their tools are super useful, and their fraud detection is unmatched. All that to say, the following is meant to be constructive criticism, due […]

New Regulations for Shared Short Codes

January 25, 2021

Hey all! So, today brought super-interesting and earlier-than-expected news. A while back, we described the risks of using SMS/MMS/text-to-give platforms that revolve around “shared short codes”. The TL;DR version: Although it’s tempting to use a shared short code through services like Textiful, it’s extremely risky due to spam/fraud challenges and regulations preventing their use were imminent. […]

2020 Impact Report

January 1, 2021

It goes without saying that 2020 was a challenge for all, in more ways than one. However, we’re firm believers that good things can come from the bad. God is able to do some pretty incredible things with rough situations. And last year was no exception. It’s been a blessing to be a part of […]