Mark Becker

Mark Becker

Mark founded Cathexis Partners in 2008 to help nonprofit organizations get the most from their existing technology tools, implement new technology to address gaps and find the best overall approach to using technology to support their missions. He previously served as director of IT consulting at a fundraising event production company focused on nonprofits.

Mark also serves on the editorial advisory board for NonProfit PRO, where he contributes monthly to his blog, “Nonprofit Tech Matters.”

7 Things Every Nonprofit Should Do Before Implementing New Software

As exciting as new software can be, making the move to new technology can also seem intimidating. It requires change, and change can often bring anxiety. Here are seven things you can do to help ensure your new software implementation goes more smoothly and stays on track.

Getting Past Tech Anxiety Can Be Well Worth It for Your Nonprofit

Moving to new technology isn’t typically something nonprofits look forward to. Even if you know that it’s time to upgrade your nonprofit’s technology, you might find yourself with anxiety-inducing thoughts. However, it’s important to move past the fear and know that the results can be well worth the investment.

Using Technology to Adapt to Modern Fundraising Challenges

For your fundraising efforts to continue to be effective, your communications must reach the right people and stand out. The good news is that there is technology out there that can support your fundraising efforts in today’s challenging fundraising environment.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 72: Discover Ways to Become a More Efficient Fundraiser

Crystal Schanette, director of data services at SOME (So Others Might Eat), and Kimberly O'Donnell, chief fundraising and engagement officer at Bonterra, join The NonProfit Voice to discuss ways to fundraise efficiently, such as automation, multichannel engagement, and predictive analytics.

Why It Might Be Time for a New Website for Your Nonprofit

Do you ever have a nagging feeling that it’s time to update your nonprofit’s website? But how do you know for sure that it’s time to change your nonprofit’s website? And how do you find solid reasons for a website redesign that justify the time and cost involved? Let’s dive into some answers to these questions.

Are You Tech-Ready for Year-End Fundraising?

As you gear up for year-end appeals. You’re thinking about things like when you’ll get started, how many communications you’ll send and through what channels and what will be the focus of your messages. But here’s one thing you might have overlooked: How will you use technology to improve your year-end fundraising?

The NonProfit Voice Ep 69: Why It’s Essential to Become a Digital-First Nonprofit

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, Mark Becker, founding partner of Cathexis Partners and editorial advisory board member of NonProfit PRO, is joined by Geoff DeLizzio, chief development officer at the Epilepsy Foundation, and Maria Clark, executive vice president of partnerships at GoodUnited, to discuss a digital-first fundraising strategy.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 67: The Evolution of Event Management

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, Mark Becker, founding partner of Cathexis Partners and editorial advisory board member of NonProfit PRO, is joined by Karen Cincotti, assistant director of web and operations for the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, and Russ Oster, co-founder and CEO of Grassroots Unwired, to discuss event management technology.