Is Digital Transformation Sustainable For Nonprofits In A Post-Covid World?
Even though the technology had been there for years, at the dawn of 2020, virtual meetings were still a novelty. Working from home was something mostly only those high-tech startups did. Then Covid-19 forced nearly everyone into the virtual working world.
With vaccines rolling out, there is hope we will finally see the backside of the pandemic. What happens then? Do we go back to the way things were, or push forward with digital transformation?
For nonprofits and charities, it’s not just about whether the weekly staff meeting keeps happening on Teams or Zoom. It will be a question of whether offering programs and services virtually is a sustainable long-term strategy. In my experience, the answer is a definite yes. Digital transformation offers a wealth of new possibilities for delivering services and programs more efficiently and sustainably. Here are some tips and lessons I’ve garnered from WE Charity’s digital journey.