HOT Summer Seminars! Ready for you!

We have been honored to share knowledge with lots of great nonprofit and grassroots people this spring through our seminars and webinars. We are exciting to keep things moving this summer with even more offerings.

Aspiration’s Seminars and Webinars

Our no-cost lunchtime tech seminars and webinars are a space to join peers for one hour and make progress towards developing organizational processes, strategies and assets. We hope you’ll find time this summer to take part, either in person at the San Francisco Nonprofit Tech Center during our live seminars or virtually during our online seminars.

Tech Center Seminars:


  • Capturing your Data Universe
    Monday, June 17, 2013, 12pm – 1pm

    Knowing where all your organizational data lives is critical, especially when trusting online “cloud” providers. This live seminar focuses on keeping track of your “data universe” as one step in ensuring you are in control of it. Take this hour to build a map of where all your info online lives and identity what vulnerabilities may exist. Learn some best practices to storing this information, protecting it, and creating a back-up strategy.

    Register here

  • Building a Listening Dashboard
    Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 12pm - 1pm

    Many nonprofits use online communications channels to propagate messages. Help make your online communications more responsive, dynamic, and effective by building a listening dashboard during this live seminar.

    View materials for this seminar here

  • July

  • Online Advocacy Tactics
    Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 12pm – 1pm

    This live, collaborative seminar will focus on tactics used by online activists to connect online presence with on the ground organizing work. We’ll lay out the steps to develop an online campaign along with examples of best practices of community engagement cycles. We’ll use this hour to enumerate, compare, and think through effectively using different modes of engagement. Emphasis is placed on treating engagement as both conversation and narrative over time, and to develop workflows to drive your online engagement process.

    Register today

Online Seminars:

  • Paying for Technology
    Thursday, June 27, 2013, 11am - 12pm

    Nonprofits organizations struggle to find funding for technology and tech infrastructure. When the majority of funds are spent on priority mission work, not much is left over. This problem is compounded by the ebb and flow of grant funding not always favoring the funding of technology. During this interactive online seminar, we’ll offer examples of strategies to sustain technology at your organization.

    View Paying for Technology Recorded Webinar here

Of course, don’t forget we are available every week during office hours. We also offer other free services for nonprofit and community organizations.