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.”

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.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 65: Discover Giving Trends by Analyzing Your Donor Data

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, Mark Becker is joined by Maria Shanley at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Abby Jarvis at Neon One, to talk about data. They explore how nonprofits should analyze data and trends in giving, as well as exploring a nonprofit's donor segments and demographics in order to better engage donors.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 62: The Impact of Wealth Screening as a Prospecting Tool

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, Mark Becker is joined by Shana Bradley, coordinator of prospect development at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Ryan Woroniecki, an adviser at DonorSearch, to discover how to approach wealth screenings, as well as the impact they can have on a nonprofit organization.

How to Execute Your Peer-to-Peer Email Communications Plan

So, you’ve created a strategy for your peer-to-peer email communications. You’ve segmented your audience, built compelling content and prepared to design emails that will grab your readers’ attention. Now there’s one thing left to do: Start executing on your plan (and find ways to improve it).

Making the Right Software Choices in a Rapidly Evolving Nonprofit Tech Market

Today’s nonprofits cannot thrive without a solid technology foundation and a strong technology strategy. But finding the right technology for your organization and implementing it in a way that supports your short-term and long-term goals can be challenging. It can help to know some basics about today’s nonprofit technology landscape. Here are some essential ideas to consider as you think about your nonprofit’s technology choices.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 59: A Look at the Nonprofit Technology Landscape's Consolidation

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, Mark is joined by Watt Hamlett, nonprofit technology expert and founder of Watt Hamlett Consulting, to examine the consolidation happening in the space. They'll discuss the growth of larger companies; how smaller companies are innovating; and what the mergers and acquisitions mean for nonprofits.