Nonprofit Technology Show and Tell: #Net2van March 16, 2017

Chad Leaman’s notes and links from the March 16, 2017 NetSquared Vancouver event.

Tom – Makes software for Choirs


Hannah Wei

  • Shenomads – a community of remote workes
  • All on Slack
  • @herlifeinpixels
  • Mostly female
  • Made a typeform for people to sign up
  • Uses Zapier to feed the slack bot
  • Built engagemend campaign
  • Only been around since November
  • Looking for sponsors and mentors


  • TextExpander – make short codes to have full scripts
  • Cheap – $25
  • Works in cloud



  • Periscope – Webstreaming – can reshare across networks
  • Trello for Project Management – lots of free powerups for plugins like DropBox
  • Slack – OpenDataBC


  • Software to enable easier volunteering
  • Skilled based philanthropy


  • – design software for non designers. Great for online > than print
  • Mostly free
  • Has great templates


  • Canadian Business Network – funding respurce
  • – cheap outsource designs
  • Fivrr – cheap outspurcing
  • Codeacademy
  • Chatbots – autochat robots
  • Steals competitors google keywords for facebook ads.
  • Kittysplit –

Ellen – – all in one nonprofit management

  • Contacts – can group them and message them in one
  • Campaigns
  • Projects
  • Tasks
  • Donations – with tax reciepts. They take 0
  • $35 a month for 1000 contacts and 10 users.


  • Tip one! Slack has voice chat
  • – gets online content to be offline, so a “library for less than price of a textbook”
  • Learncloud –
  • Rumie is a Google Canada


  • Lav mic – $15 for sound make the video sound professional. Wired. Amazon link.
    • Get a battery pack for phone.
  • Livestreaming multipoint video. Mevo camera. Streams right into your phone. Can set up multipoint hot spots. Does nice pan cams. Looks like multicamera setup. Can save to memory card or push to facebook.
  • Gillian says GoPro can do 2 people.



  • Video chatroom
  • Can creat a link and joint people
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Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He’s been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he’ll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love. Currently he’s the NetSquared Community Manager supporting a global volunteer network of 50 monthly meetups for the nonprofit technology sector. Together they hold over 450 events per year.