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Nonprofits and Personal Computers.

Murphy, Catherine McCann.

In the early 1980s CURA studied the impact of introducing micro-computer technology in nonprofit organizations. Five projects showed how computers could be used with volunteers to enhance the work of nonprofits. Information management systems were developed using standard equipment for: East Side Neighborhood Services, Artspace, Volunteers in Action (Robbinsdale schools), Minnesota Office of Volunteer Services, and Sabathani Community Center. This report details how each project was set up and how the computers have been used in subsequent years. It includes a list of questions agencies might ask when considering acquiring personal computers.

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CURA 94-1.Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota.
23 pp.
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