Nonprofit IT Forum

Our networking forum is offered the second Wednesday of every month to all nonprofit staff interested in nonprofit technology.

Learn which technology tools will be most beneficial to increase your capacity to perform the work of your core mission and to outline necessary steps for technology improvement.

Forum Benefits

  • Collaborate with other IT professionals
  • Sharpen your skills and stay up to date
  • Enhance your nonprofit’s IT environment
  • Gain the capacity to serve your community and clients
  • Networking opportunities
  • Topic driven discussion
  • View Current Presentations

Forum hours are from 12pm-1:30pm, and lunch will be provided. For more information or to register please contact Maria Welter at (,614-884-7780 ext 104.

Nonprofit IT Forum

Education Gatherings

Program and networking opportunities to help you in your role as an IT professional matched with a nonprofit board of directors.

Advanced Excel: Pivot Tables/Charts and Macros @ GroundWork group
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Excel Advanced: Pivot Tables/Charts and Macros

Learn how to summarize, analyze, and present data with pivot tables and pivot charts. Also learn how to automate tasks with Excel macros.

Basic Publisher @ GroundWork group
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Basic Publisher
Learn how to create publications such as flyers and newsletters.  Add and format text, building blocks, tables and graphics to your publications.
PowerPoint: Add the “WOW” Factor to Presentations @ GroundWork group
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

PowerPoint: Add the “WOW” Factor to Presentations

Learn how to quickly add slides to a presentation using Word outlines and the duplicate and reuse slides features. Use Slide Masters to add content to all presentation slides (for example, a company logo). In addition, add interest and impact to your presentations using charts, SmartArt, images, audio, video and animation.


Outlook: Beyond the Basics @ GroundWork group
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Outlook: Beyond the Basics

The course will cover how to use Outlook to schedule calendar appointments and meetings and share calendars; create, update and manage tasks; and use advanced email organization features, such as Quick Steps and Rules.

Nonprofit IT Forum @ GroundWork group
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic SharePoint @ GroundWork group
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Basic SharePoint

Learn how to work in a Documents Library to edit, upload, search for, and set alerts for documents.  In addition, use lists such as calendars, tasks, announcements and discussion boards.

Advanced Excel: Formulas, Forecasts and Macros @ GroundWork group
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Advanced Excel: Formulas, Forecasts and Macros

Learn how to create advanced functions and formulas including logical, statistical, math and lookup functions. Analyze worksheet data with Data Analysis scenarios, data tables and goal seek.  In addition, learn how to automate Excel tasks with macros.

Nonprofit IT Forum @ GroundWork group
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Nonprofit IT Forum @ GroundWork group
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Nonprofit IT Forum @ GroundWork group
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm