“We can’t refuse to look at artificial intelligence until it passes us by”: a new survey finds that most charities don’t understand how they could use artificial intelligence

The vast majority are open to learning more, with many saying they need more training and specialist staff.

Why It Matters

As artificial intelligence becomes more ubiquitous, the charitable sector is at risk of being left behind if they don’t feel they have the adequate knowledge and resources to learn about AI-based tools and applications.

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At the end of last year, Furniture Bank – a charity that collects and redistributes lightly used furniture and homeware to those in need on Treaty 13 territory, colonially known as Toronto – raised some collective eyebrows. The charity had made a bold statement, using

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