You’ve heard all the buzz about blockchain technology and artificial intelligence recently. But do they apply to the nonprofit sector? Do you need to pay attention?

Yes! Both of these technologies are shifting the way impact is created, tracked, and measured for nonprofits and social enterprises alike.

Fast Company recently featured a great analysis by Breaker Magazine of the Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Center for Social Innovation white paper below.

Stanford’s Blockchain for Social Impact: Moving Beyond the Hype features 73 existing use cases for blockchain for social good, nonprofits, NGOs, and social enterprise.


It can also be found in full here.

In the articles, 73 different use cases (as of 2018) of blockchain can be found for inspiration.

Blockchain is one are of technology that has quite literally enabled things to happen that simply weren’t possible before blockchain existed. This is an emerging technology already having true positive social impact, that is expected to launch more and more social good and social impact opportunities for nonprofits, NGOs, and social enterprises alike in coming years.

Stay tuned and check back often for the latest.