New network launches to support the non-profit sector’s digital transformation

The Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience, which aims to help non-profit and charitable organizations “thrive in a tech-driven world” launches today.

Why It Matters

Studies show that non-profit organizations lag behind in digital adoption, transformation, literacy, and skills, despite knowing that digital capacity is a functional necessity. CCNDR’s innovative approach could help address many of the problems that plague this sector, including the lack of access, technological expertise, and funding, as well as equity issues.

A new nation-wide network is launching today, with the mandate to help non-profits across the country upgrade their digital capacities.

Five co-founding organizations incubated the Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience (CCNDR): the CIO Strategy Council, Imagine Canada, NTEN, SETSI, and the Tamarack Institute.

This innovative collaboration emerged organically, out of needs that were identified by the non-profit sector. It is not a funds-driven or distinct legal entity, so the co-founding organizations are responsible for the day-to-day work and decision-making. They have each provided in-kind investments, with the hope that other co-founders will join post-launch. The Tamarack Institute has also accepted seed funding from the Sonor Foundation and Okta for Good on behalf of CCNDR.

At the time of its launch, CCNDR has more th

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