In 2021 my personal brand Nina Trankova is celebrating 10 years online. Me in my physical world and my virtual personal brand are alingned in a transformed hybrid workspace since 2018 as soon as I started using Google Workspace. I’m taking the anniversary as an oppportunity to recap How to Organise Events with Google for Nonprofits.
Why Hybrid Events Work Better with Google Workspace for Nonprofits?
Event organizers of real life events are facing challenges that can hardly be in organizer’s control. Yet better control is achievable for hybrid events with Google Workspace for nonprofits. The hybrid solutions are the trend for 2022 and are being a largely implemented change in the post-pandemic enterprises and businesses. With the free version of Google Workspace for Nonprofits the event organizer can:
- invite 100 participants in time unlimited video meetings,
- onboard as many volunteers with google groups as needed,
- host events in synchronicity both offline and online,
- meet the requirements of thier brand documentation visually
- rely on an uniform secure approach,
- work remotely and across devices.
It’s an organizational goals’ accelerator at a scale one hardly imagined until recently!
How to start with Google Workspace for Nonprofits?
- Nonprofit verification is starting from elegibility;
To be eligible for a Google for Nonprofits account, an organization must: Be registered as a charitable organization in one of the countries listed below. All organizations must be verified as a nonprofit organization by TechSoup or the local TechSoup partner. Meet the requirements in its own country.Google Help Center
- Domain purchase, around $12 with Google Domains;
- Google Workspace for Nonprofits free or paid plan is chosen depending on storage, capacity of the video meetings, pemium support and other functionalities like endpoint management if needed.
How to Organise Events with Google for Nonprofits: Data-Wise Approch
Google Workspace, Google Workspace for Nonprofits included gives the opportunity to have the activities, guests and documentation managed in a data-wise approach for the Event. The Google Groups icon is immediately clickable at opening the Admin panel for the event organizer to add the volunteers in the Volunteers Group. They can be certain which permissions to enable for the Volunteers Group at organisational level from Google Workspace Apps. As part of the event’s program the organizers and volunteers can even run classes with Google Classroom or live stream virtual topical discussions to trusted domains. Event’s calendar is in sychronicity for the team of organizers and volunteers where files and tasks are accessible in collaboration both on mobile devices and on computers.
Through the Google Groups settings ( check my Google Groups Settings tutorial from my article Google Groups Conversations), the Event organizers can quarantee the security of the volunteers. Voluntiers’ emails and not accessible except for the group owner therefore not exposed to spammers.
There’s an option to create a public facing Event site, a solution with Google New Sites facilitating optimization for Google’s mobile index and core web vitals.
3 Reasons for Event Organizers of Nonprofits to choose Google Workspace
- Security: Google Workspace control over system configuration and application settings
- Time Intelligence: team collaboration live via controlled permissions across devices
- Flexibility: intergration with other platforms and third parties
A single, connected experience. Because Google Workspace was designed to fuel anywhere, anytime collaboration, we’re now helping millions of organizations navigate the challenges and opportunities of the newly emerging work model. Our customers are using Google Workspace to rethink virtual meetings, provide people with modern tools to stay connected and manage their time and attention, and double down on security and privacy. In countless ways, Google Workspace was built for this moment.“Navigating hybrid work with a single, connected experience in Google Workspace”
Have all your communications in control for data. Be efficient and productive. Even volunteering it is still a professional presence.