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  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar: Jump Start Your Grantseeking

    Join us for a free webinar presented by GrantStation! The webinar, GrantStation: Jump Start Your Grantseeking , is happening on September 7 at 11 a.m. Pacific time. This webinar is perfect for anybody interested in the upcoming special offer from TechSoup and GrantStation on September 13 and 14. Register...
  • Blog Post: Free Webinar: Using Mobile Technologies for Outreach and Education - July 16

    You keep hearing how mobile phones are a great way to reach a large audience of people, but how can your nonprofit or library use this technology, and where do you start? Join Kami Griffiths on Thursday, July 16 for a webinar about using mobile technologies for outreach and education. She will interview...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar on April 18: QuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits and Libraries!

    Interested in learning more about Intuit's QuickBooks ? TechSoup offers a variety of ways to do so, including watching an archived webinar , participating in a forum discussion , requesting CD-ROMs through the QuickBooks Made Easy Donation Program , and reading in-depth articles . Now, you can...
  • Blog Post: C3 Announces 2010 In-Kind Donation and Grant Program for Nonprofits

    Applications are being accepted for $2,500 in-kind donations of audio, video, and web conferencing services from C3 Conferencing . C3 will also provide complimentary training as needed. In addition to the in-kind donation, C3 will provide a $2,500 cash grant to be used for the purposes of enhancing communication...
  • Blog Post: Do Your Outreach Plans Include Webinars? If Not, They Should

    A great way to reach out to your constituents, funders, activists, and supporters is to engage them in online seminars, or webinars . What's so great about webinars? Well, webinars can cover any topic you want — from training your board of directors on how to be great advocates for your mission...
  • Blog Post: Social Media for Volunteer Managing and More

    Recently, TechSoup hosted a webinar discussing how to use social media to acquire and support volunteers . The webinar explained how each social media tool can be used effectively, how to use the right medium to reach your target audience, and how to manage social media policy for your organization...
  • Blog Post: Free Webinar February 9: Designing and Delivering Technology Workshops

    Join us on Wednesday, February 9, 11 a.m. Pacific time (12 p.m. Mountain, 1 p.m. Central, 2 p.m. Eastern) for this free webinar to find out how to make your training job easier, more fun, and an even better learning experience for your participants. Learn to use a lesson plan to organize your workshops...
  • Blog Post: Free Webinar on June 16: Developing Your Case for Support

    On Wednesday, June 16 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern time , our donor partner Mission Research (which donates its fundraising and donor management software GiftWorks to eligible nonprofits and libraries) will host a free fundraising webinar with Linda Lysakowski . From Mission Research: Linda is one of...
  • Blog Post: School's Out for Summer: Don't Miss School Information Administration and Management Webinars

    Nicole McGougan is a Blackbaud public relations associate. It’s important that your independent school staff stay up to date on recent trends, industry best practices, and knowledge in order to remain ahead of the competition in maintaining high enrollment and retention numbers. Join us...
  • Blog Post: How to Create a Bigger Impact with Social Media

    This post was authored by Amy Kellinger, senior channel marketing manager for Blackbaud . Do you use social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter? Do you use these websites to support your organization’s events? If you answered yes to either of the above or just want to learn how social...
  • Blog Post: Free Digital Storytelling Webinars, Online Event, and Challenge: September 30 thru October 21

    TechSoup is about to embark on a grand series of events to help nonprofits learn and demonstrate ways to effectively tell their stories. Some of my favorite causes have captured my loyalty and heart strings through amazing use of video and images. Last year, I blogged about what a hoot the AARP voting...
  • Blog Post: Constant Contact and Blackbaud Seminar and Webinar Series: Hosted by TechSoup

    Alec Stern is the vice president of strategic market development at Constant Contact , which provides email marketing solutions for nonprofits. Looking to engage supporters online? Need an online communication plan? Well look no further, Constant Contact, Blackbaud, and TechSoup have teamed up...
  • Blog Post: Webinar Wrap-Up: Online Collaboration with Office Live Workspace

    Thanks to everyone who participated in this morning's webinar about using Miscrosoft's Office Live Workspace (OLW). You can now find the archived recording and slides from the presentation here: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/schedule/display.do?udc=esrhq125z5ve Learn how to use it, get some questions answered...
  • Blog Post: Free Webinar: An Introduction to SharePoint 2007 - July 22

    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is a comprehensive set of tools that ' when supported and deployed well ' can help nonprofits and libraries simplify collaborative efforts, organize documents and institutional knowledge, and manage electronic content. Microsoft makes SharePoint available for donation...
  • Blog Post: Last Chance! Sign Up for Free GrantStation Webinar

    Join TechSoup Talks! for a free webinar tomorrow (January 13, 2009) about GrantStation, an interactive grantseeking database: Introduction to GrantStation Webinar This webinar will help nonprofits understand how they can utilize a GrantStation membership to access a comprehensive set of grant research...
  • Blog Post: Free Climate Savers & EPA Webinar: Implementing IT Power Management in Your Organization

    Join Climate Savers Computing and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR program for a free webinar on how to implement computer power management in your organization. This event is the second in an annual webinar series about IT power management best practices. Date: Monday, April 19,...
  • Blog Post: npEXPERTS Series: Online Marketing Insights from Nonprofit Experts

    Blackbaud recently published npEXPERTS , a free e-book featuring ways nonprofits can connect with supporters, activate their donor bases and raise more money online. The e-book features contributions from 20 of the foremost online marketing experts from around the sector. Over the next few weeks...
  • Blog Post: No More Paper Tickets

    A few months ago I interviewed Don Kelly from Vallejo Music Theatre in Vallejo, California for a webinar I was planning and learned that he was saving reams of paper by switching to an online ticketing system versus printing paper tickets for their performances. Here's what Don had to say: Before we...
  • Blog Post: Webinar Recording: Creating Social Buzz

    Danielle Brigida presented about "Creating Your Own Buzz" in the fourth webinar in a series of five focused on Storytelling & Social Media. NTEN and TechSoup have partnered to offer these free webinars with the support of the Packard and Surnda foundations. You can check it out on the archive...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar on January 23: QuickBooks 2014 for Nonprofits

    Need an easy way to handle your organization's accounting transactions? Join our upcoming webinar, QuickBooks 2014 Made Easy for Nonprofit and Charities on Thursday, January 23 at 11 a.m. Pacific time , to learn more about how you can streamline your day-to-day business with the new 2014...
  • Blog Post: Free Tour of the GrantStation Website on May 6

    In just two weeks, GrantStation and TechSoup are again teaming up to present a special offer to the nonprofit community. Beginning on May 11 at 8 a.m. Pacific time and ending May 12 at 5 p.m. Pacific time, specially discounted memberships will be available to eligible nonprofits for only $99. That's...
  • Blog Post: Online Discussion: Using Twitter and Other Online Tools on November 25

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy is holding another in its series of online discussions, this time on social media like Twitter and Facebook. They describe the session as follows: For some groups, these tools have helped raise money for their causes and built increased visibility. But many groups are still...
  • Blog Post: Business Planning Synopsis

    We recently hosted a webinar featuring two excellent presenters who explained to our audience the whys and wherefores of business planning in the context of nonprofits and libraries. Tim Berry is the founder and president of Palo Alto Software , a company that specializes in business planning software...
  • Blog Post: Free Webinar on November 23: Manage Your Data, Donations, and More with CiviCRM

    Are you looking for a database, but not sure which one is right? Or do you wish your current database allowed you to track donations, volunteers, emails, and events? CiviCRM may be a tool that is right for your organization. CiviCRM is a free, libre, and open-source software constituent relationship...
  • Blog Post: Free Webinar: Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Nonprofits May 4

    Find out all about the new Microsoft cloud-based CRM database service for donor management, pledge management, membership management, event management, and case management. Learn more about the event and register today !