The dotOrganize Survey

If you'd like to be notified when the dotOrganize survey results are released on September 15, complete the form below and click "submit."

dotOrganize recently completed a survey of nonprofit organizations engaged in online organizing. The goal of the survey was to get a comprehensive understanding of how groups are approaching this work -- how they manage and engage their constituents, what tools work and don't work for them, what keeps them from implementing technology effectively, and many other related questions.

The survey received nearly 400 responses from a wide variety of organizations. The results paints a fascinating picture of the state of the nonprofit technology sector today.

Some preliminary findings:

  • Over half of respondents store constituent data in more than four places -- and 20% have more than ten separate databases
  • 61% want to use the web to gather "feedback on organizational goals and priorities"
  • Almost half want to accept online donations, but currently cannot

We're currently aggregating the data into a comprehensive online report, which will be available September 15, 2006.

To those who participated in the survey, THANK YOU very much!

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