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Spring Forward into Tech with Free TechSoup Webinars
Spring forward into technology for your nonprofit or library during March! Spring isn't just about changing your clock and losing an hour of sleep. Spring is a time of renewal and an opportunity to grow. Join TechSoup for a series of webinars that offer something for everyone — from budding...
Fall in Love with Your Data
I want to ask you some personal questions: Do you have a secret crush on spreadsheets and CRMs but don't know how to use them? Been heartbroken and frustrated by dysfunctional databases? Baffled by the behavior of tables and interactive maps? We understand. Completely. During the month of February...
New Microsoft Cloud Offerings for Nonprofits to Serve the Public Good
Microsoft has just announced the following. Expanding Nonprofit Donations to Microsoft Cloud Services Today Microsoft Philanthropies announced it will donate $1 billion of Microsoft Cloud services to nonprofits and university researchers over the next three years to serve the public good. The new...
Windows 8 Users Should Upgrade to 8.1 or Later to Maintain Support
As of January 12, 2016, Microsoft has ended support for Windows 8 (not Windows 8.1). Not many people use the plain old 8 version of the operating system, since it was followed up by a free upgrade to Windows 8.1 just a year after Windows 8 came out. It's important to use a supported version of...
TechSoup, Part 2: Out of the Basement
It was 1995 and TechSoup was just a tiny nonprofit called CompuMentor. Our donation program ran out of a box-filled basement. Product donations were picked up and distributed by a jazz musician in a pickup truck . But things were about to change. "On my old appointment book, I have a note that...
The Story of TechSoup: In the Beginning, There Were Boxes
And Bruce Ackley was the man moving all those boxes. He remembers: "When I came to TechSoup in early 1990, my job was to answer phones, help with bulk mailing our newsletter, and … organize our software 'inventory.' Our software donation program then consisted of a few dozen boxes...
Get Email on Your Domain with Hands-On Office 365 Workshops
Are you still using a Gmail, Yahoo!, or similar email address for your organization? Our free Office 365 workshops are designed to help nonprofits that want to use their domain name for their email service. Using a you@YourOrganization.org email address will make you look more professional and...
3 New Word 2016 Features to Try Today
In part two of our deep dive into the new Microsoft Office, we show you step by step how to use three of the best new features in Word 2016. Don't have Microsoft Office 2016? Get it now through the TechSoup Microsoft donation program ! — Editor 1. Collaborate in Real Time Whenever you...
3 Cool Things to Try in Excel 2016
In part one of our deep dive into the new Microsoft Office, we show you step by step how to use three of the best new features in Excel 2016. Don't have Microsoft Office 2016? Get it now through the TechSoup Microsoft donation program ! — Editor Office 2016 includes powerful new Excel features...
Free Office 365 Events Coming to a City Near You
If you could get the scoop on Office 365 in a single day, would you be interested? Turns out, we're offering some free events in October and November that will do just that. Here's a chance to find out what Office 365 is, how it can benefit your nonprofit, and what it takes to implement it. ...
Everything You Need to Know About Windows 10
Since Windows 10 for PCs launched on July 29, 2015, adoption has been going at a pretty good clip. August set the one-month record for new users for any operating system. The fact that Windows 10 is a free upgrade for many users may account for much of the adoption. It is also a very good version of...
New Microsoft Surface Pro Tablets Now in Stock
Editor's note: The Microsoft Surface Pro tablets are no longer in stock. TechSoup does offer InFocus tablets , as well as access to discounted tablets via a subscription to JourneyEd . Our Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) program is offering brand new Microsoft Surface Pro tablets! Microsoft...
Microsoft Office 2016 Is Now Available!
The newest version of Office is now available as a donation through TechSoup! Eligible organizations can request the following Office 2016 products for Windows: Office Standard or Office Professional Plus Access Outlook PowerPoint Publisher Project or Project Professional Skype...
Office 2016 for Mac Now Available
The newest version of Office for Mac is now available as a donation through TechSoup! Eligible organizations can request the full Office for Mac suite or the individual Outlook or PowerPoint applications. Get Office for Mac New Features for All Applications in Office for Mac User interface...
Get Windows 10 for Your Organization
Windows 10 is here ! For many organizations, the upgrade is free. Learn how to upgrade your systems. If You Have Active Software Assurance, Use It to Get Your Free Upgrade Windows 10 will be available for download through the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) on August 3, 2015. If you requested...
How to Excel at Everything (or at Least Make Better Spreadsheets)
Microsoft Excel is my secret weapon. Anyone who knows me knows that I'm really not very good with numbers. But I've discovered that you don't actually need to be a numbers person, a data scientist, or an accountant to be a data superhero. You just need Microsoft Excel and a few tricks up...
Today You Get a Fresh Start on TechSoup Donation Requests
Happy New (Fiscal) Year! This coming fiscal year, is your organization planning to add new programs, expand existing ones, or bring on new staff? Well, we've got great news! On July 1, donation programs available through TechSoup that limit the number of products available during the fiscal year...
Microsoft OneNote Gives Kids with Dyslexia a New Learning Experience
The Ordyslexie program, in combination with Les Ateliers du Bocage, has helped more than 1,500 French students become more independent and confident in school. More than 2,000 donated and refurbished tablet PCs with Microsoft OneNote have helped Ordyslexie to create a cost-effective way to provide children...
9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success
Over the past year, we've been doing TechSoup Impact stories about nonprofits, churches, and libraries doing great work with TechSoup product donations. Here are the ones we especially liked from the past year! HART for Animals HART for Animals is a one-stop rescue organization for all things...
Harnessing Office 365 to Send Every Child to Preschool
How It All Began: Helping Poor Kids Attend School OvidiuRo's story began in 2001, when Maria Gheorghiu and Leslie Hawke were helping poor women from the ghettos of Bacau, a small city in Romania. Thanks to a USAID grant, the two were able to start helping poor kids attend school and meanwhile...
WORTH Trust Solves Tech Woes to Help More Kids in India
Arjun was born partially blind. With doctors giving no hope that his eyesight would get any better, his parents were constantly worried about his education and ability to support himself. However, like many others with low income, they were unable to afford treatment for their son. India is home to...
Create and Collaborate Securely Using Box and Microsoft Tools
We at Box.org love to enable nonprofits to securely and efficiently manage program documents, development and communications assets, board packets, and any other content. We're excited that Box and Microsoft technologies are starting to work closely together to make nonprofits' work even more...
Upcoming Webinar and #SoupChat June 4: How to Get (and Use) Microsoft Donations!
Interested in TechSoup's Microsoft Software Donation Program ? Whether you are new or experienced with Microsoft donations, this free webinar will teach you about the Microsoft donation program for eligible nonprofits, libraries, churches, and foundations. We'll discuss restrictions and additional...
2015's Top 10 Products at TechSoup
It's time! You've been waiting all fiscal year to find out what the top 10 TechSoup products are for 2015. Are you on #TeamMicrosoft or #TeamSymantec? Get your final bets in now. 10. Microsoft Exchange Server User CAL — Enterprise A CAL — or client access license — is...
Windows Server 2003 Will Hit End of Life in 6 Weeks
Remember when The Matrix series was still playing in movie theaters, the Marlins beat the Yankees in the World Series, and Beyoncé released her first solo single "Crazy in Love" (featuring Jay Z)? That year was 2003, which is also when Windows Server 2003 came out. While Bey and Jay...