How are nonprofits using AI to accelerate missions today? Watch the CEO panel discussion!
Published Mar 25 2024 07:00 AM 2,351 Views

As the pace of innovation of AI increases, the resulting solutions offer incredible breadth and depth of opportunities to support communities.


Watch the panel conversation from the Global Nonprofit Leaders Summit with leaders in the nonprofit sector as they discuss how their organizations are using AI to expand the impact of their missions.


Whether it’s using data to better understand community challenges, or leveraging solutions that enhance collaboration on all levels, this panel will highlight the potential of AI solutions in a nonprofit environment and discuss the change management required to embed a culture of AI in our teams.


Executives shared their own use cases and outcomes from these organizations: 

  • Ben Sand, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Contingent  
  • Hadi Partovi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 
  • Neil Heslop OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Charities Aid Foundation  
  • Alex Duncan, Chief Technology Officer, British Heart Foundation 
  • Erin Burchfield, Global Leader, Social Impact Business Development, Microsoft Philanthropies (Moderator)



Key topics from Microsoft Copilot summarization:

  • AI adoption in nonprofits: The nonprofit leaders shared their experiences and insights on how AI can enhance their missions, operations and impact, as well as the challenges and opportunities they face in implementing AI solutions.  
  • Change management and communication: The panelists emphasized the importance of engaging staff, boards, donors and beneficiaries in the AI journey, and addressing their fears, expectations and needs through transparent and constant communication and education.
  • Data privacy and ethics: Leaders acknowledged the risks and responsibilities of using data and AI in a secure, ethical and respectful way, and highlighted the need for partnerships, standards and best practices to ensure data protection and human rights.  
  • Future of AI in nonprofits: The panel envisioned a future where AI is democratized, localized and integrated in every aspect of nonprofit work, and where nonprofits can leverage AI to solve complex problems, create personalized solutions and amplify their impact. 
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