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Tech Picks of the Month: Our 3 Favorite Fundraising Platforms for Nonprofits

By CRA | September 20, 2018
Starting this month, Computer Resources of America will share our favorite tech picks for verticals we service. Don’t just learn about the technologies and trends disrupting your industry. Learn which to integrate to propel your successes. Fundraising Platforms for Nonprofits to Explore We do everything on our phones these days, including charitable giving. That’s why nonprofits need to get to...

The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Nonprofit Organization’s IT Operations to CRA

By CRA | May 30, 2017
CRA Provides Exceptional IT Solutions for Nonprofit Organizations More nonprofit organizations are becoming savvy to the benefits of outsourcing IT operations. When budgets are tight, it may seem counterintuitive to spend money on managed IT and consulting services. In truth, such solutions can help streamline your budget and maximize your current funds. Taking advantage of all that modern IT...

Social Media for Nonprofits

By CRA | May 11, 2017
How Nonprofit Organizations Can Harness the Power of Social Media A recent study by the Case Foundation and Social Media for Nonprofits examined trends among almost 500 organizations to understand how they use social media. Even though 97% of these organizations were on Facebook, 88% cited email and their website as their most important  communication tools. This seemed to be because nearly half...

IT Solutions to Optimize Grants for Nonprofits

By CRA | April 17, 2017
Maximize Your Budget and Sharpen Your Strategies by Outsourcing IT Competition for funding has become tighter in recent years. Because of this, it's more crucial than ever for nonprofits to budget strategically. Many grants for nonprofits emphasize bringing in more money. A smart nonprofit will also incorporate strategies to optimize existing and future funding. There are numerous IT solutions...

How to Build a Technology Roadmap That’s Right for Your Nonprofit Organization

By CRA | February 28, 2017
Crafting a Plan for Technology Will Put You on the Path to Success A technology roadmap is a plan that defines your technology needs in the context of your organization's mission.  By matching your goals to specific technologies, you can immediately increase your efficiency. In looking ahead, you can also anticipate your future needs to form a highly effective strategy for success. How...

Why Nonprofit Organizations Need Cloud Computing

By CRA | February 14, 2017
Using the Cloud To Your Advantage Cloud computing technology moves your server hardware footprint away from your place of business and consolidates it in a datacenter. Access to the hardware and network resources such as file shares is through the Internet. It is quickly becoming a popular trend in large and small businesses alike because it offers significant cost savings and ensures business...

Should Your Nonprofit Consider Implementing BYOD?

By CRA | November 15, 2016
With technology in our pockets more powerful than that which landed humans on the moon, it’s no surprise we’ve gotten reliant on them for everything. The apps on our mobile devices allows us to handle our banking and investments, control our homes, and communicate face-to-face with people all over the world. Desktop computers aren’t mobile and even laptops sometimes can’t provide the mobility and...

Pros, Cons and Solutions to Maximize BYOD

By CRA | May 03, 2016
If you have been following technology over the past 5 years, I am sure you have noticed a few trends, such as Cloud Computing, 3D printing, wearables, Internet of Things (IoT) and the list goes on. One trend that seems to be adapting to business culture is BYOD. Not to be confused with the just as popular BYOB, BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. It is the IT policy in which employees are...

CRA Awarded Managed Services Contract for Top NYC Nonprofit

By CRA | October 01, 2014
CRA’s Manage360° solution will help transform and manage the organization’s IT environment Computer Resources of America, Inc. (CRA), an award-winning managed IT solutions firm based in New York City, has been awarded a three-year contract to deploy CRA’s Manage360° solution to transform, manage, and support the IT environment of a NYC-based Nonprofit Organization (NPO) who is a leading provider...
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