Economic Possibilities for Nonprofits

While many parts of the economy have been transformed, the nonprofit world has not yet experienced profound impacts from technology. Outsourcing, offshoring, the replacement of people by technology, and widespread technological unemployment have been rare. Most nonprofits operate largely the way they did 30 years ago, albeit with a website and Salesforce. However, this is poised to change, particularly because COVID-19 is accelerating the need to use technology for many things nonprofits long did in person. That will make the next decade a period of tumult for many nonprofits. Read more in this Chronicle of Philanthropy opinion piece.