Technology planning is a process that takes time and resources to understand what is appropriate for staff and the organization. Program directors and their management staff can use this resource for tips on identifying a technology planning consultant. The resource was designed for nonprofit organizations, but can be used by most organizations seeking expertise in technology planning.
Nonprofits often get by with versatile staff members willing to tackle new challenges and a lot of help from reliable volunteers. But sometimes you need a level of expertise or experience only a consultant can offer. This is especially true when dealing with technology and data systems.
The IRS has published an easy-to-use brochure that contains the information most tax-exempt organizations need in order to obtain and maintain their status. Grantees will find this information beneficial to their organizations. It provides references to other IRS publications and forms. It also provides special telephone numbers organizations can call for help on more complex issues.