TechSoup.org The place for nonprofits, charities, and libraries
Related Posts
View more results: All Community | Community | The TechSoup Blog
  • Blog Post: Technology for Resilience: The Future of Disaster Relief

    Disaster preparedness is something every nonprofit and public library needs to be on top of — whether you deal with disaster relief directly or not. Sometimes the communities you serve are affected by disaster, and there's also the chance that your own organization could face some sort of disaster...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar December 11: Nonprofit Tech Predictions for 2015

    Curious about what technologies may be coming down the road that can change the way nonprofits do business? How much will tablets take over in 2015? What about the move to mobile devices and "wearables" for your community? Come mingle with three nonprofit tech pros in our free webinar Nonprofit...
  • Blog Post: Is Building a Great Nonprofit Website As Hard As They Say It Is?

    Building a website for your nonprofit can be a daunting process, especially if you're on a budget. But with the right tools, designing your site can be fun, and TechSoup is going to help. Following our Library Websites on a Budget webinar on Wednesday, December 17, we're hosting a SoupChat...
  • Blog Post: Tech Impact Helps Nonprofits Open a Door to the Cloud

    Jason Samuels is the director of innovation and technology at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) in Minneapolis. NCFR is a professional association for the multidisciplinary understanding of families. Its goal is to bring together theory and academic research in the field of family science...
  • Blog Post: Religious Organizations Are Now Eligible for Intuit QuickBooks Donations!

    Exciting news! Religious organizations with a 501(c)(3) charitable determination can now receive Intuit donations from TechSoup . Religious organizations include churches, synagogues, and other places of worship, as well as organizations with a focus on missionary activities, religious training, evangelism...
  • Blog Post: What’s Next for Tech at Your Nonprofit?

    Shopping season is here, which means new gadgets and software tools in stores and on the horizon. November is the perfect time to talk about your nonprofit’s technology needs. What new products would you like to see in the TechSoup donation program? What software solutions is your organization...
  • Blog Post: It's Always a Good Time to Get Safer Online

    On Wednesday, October 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pacific time, we're launching Office Hours: Safer Online , the first of our new TechSoup Forums Q&A series with industry experts that take your questions in real time. Follow this first event in the forums and on social media with the hashtag #Do1Thing...
  • Blog Post: Tips to Maximize Your Nonprofit’s Data Plan

    Data Is the New Coin of the Realm — Learn How to Stretch Your Budget! Real time access to information enables nonprofits to more effectively advance their mission in a rapid response world. But anytime/anywhere access comes with a price, which can vary significantly. How do you choose the right...
  • Blog Post: Meet the Experts: Interview with Andrea Berry of Idealware

    Andrea Berry is a well-known name in the world of nonprofit technology. As the Director of Partnerships and Learning, Berry oversees Idealware's online seminars and live presentations. She's also the co-author of both the Idealware Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide and the Consumer's...
  • Blog Post: The Nine Steps of Planning a Successful Technology Project

    Technology should be helping your organization, not holding it back. But in Idealware’s work with nonprofits, we often see organizations struggling with technology that limits their abilities. Luckily, some simple planning — along with great resources like TechSoup — can go a long way...
  • Blog Post: Requesting a Donation: Part 1 ΓÇô Plan Before You Request

    Are you ready to request a product donation? Join TechSoup's client services team on Friday, February 25, 10 a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m Eastern) for a short, informative webinar to help you plan before you request . At the end of this webinar, you will have a better understanding of what to look for while...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office 2010 Now Available Through Volume Licensing; Office 2003 Discontinued

    A couple of weeks ago we announced that we're expecting Microsoft Office 2010 at TechSoup in early June. This is still true, but we have more good news for TechSoup users who received donations of Microsoft Office 2007 or 2003 in the past two years, and therefore have current Software Assurance benefits...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar April 24: Tactical Technology Planning

    Like most nonprofits, you're probably aware that the right technology can streamline your processes and help fulfill your mission more effectively. But with tight staffing and budgets, it's hard to devote the time necessary to keep up with new technologies and find the right tools —...
  • Blog Post: The End Is Only the Beginning: Fiscal Year End

    The great singer/songwriter, Jim Morrison , wrote about, "The end of his elaborate plans, of everything that stands" and that "the end" was his only friend. The immortal folk muse, Joni Mitchell, sang, "Don't it always seem to go. That you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." Many things in life...
  • Blog Post: Now Available on TechSoup: Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

    Not long after Microsoft made Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 available to nonprofits and libraries late last year, the updated 2011 version is now available through TechSoup. Additionally, Microsoft donations through TechSoup come with Software Assurance , so those who have requested the 2010 version...
  • Blog Post: NTEN's Online CIO Conference in September

    Want to build your IT leadership skills without a travel budget? Our friends at NTEN are launching a 2-day virtual conference for nonprofit IT leaders. I'm thrilled to see this. I think there's a big need for a "mini-MBA" for nonprofit chief information officers (CIOs), particularly those who came up...
  • Blog Post: Your Office Is Everywhere

    If you missed them, be sure to take a look at Kevin's three posts from the RSA Conference earlier this month in San Francisco. Kevin pointed out that the corporate sector seems just now to be coming to terms with realities that have been a big part of the nonprofit world for years - namely, employees...
  • Blog Post: Make the Most of your Microsoft Software Donation

    There's still time to register for this morning's webinar on the Microsoft donation program, taking place at 10 a.m. Pacific time. After the webinar, we'll post a link to the recording.Some people are intimidated by Microsoft's donation limits when they first learn about the program. If you plan ahead...
  • Blog Post: Talk Back to TechSoup at the 2009 NTC

    If you're attending this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) here in San Francisco, you don't want to miss the opportunity to join this session with TechSoup Global's own Marnie Webb. Here are the details: Fed Up? Talk Back! April 28, 2009, 10:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m. Pacific Join TechSoup Global...
  • Blog Post: Five Reasons Why Should You Go to the 2009 NTC

    In the world of nonprofits and technology, there is one annual event that trumps most others as THE place to be and be seen. Okay, so it's not as glamorous as the Oscars or as geek-tacular as World of Warcraft conventions. It's better, because it's made for you and me. Yes, you've guessed it. I'm talking...
  • Blog Post: Mozilla Service Week Starts Today

    Mozilla Service Week is here! We've blogged about Mozilla Service Week a few times in the past few weeks, but if you still haven't gotten involved, it's not too late. The Mozilla Blog has a list of projects and challenges that still need volunteers. If you need help at your nonprofit but don't know where...
  • Blog Post: TechSoup: Now Serving the U.S. Territories

    Attention 501(c)(3) nonprofits and libraries in U.S. Territories of A merican Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands! You can now request technology product donations through TechSoup.org. Organizations...
  • Blog Post: TechSoup 101: Registration

    This blog post is part of a series focused on managing accounts at TechSoup.org. Updated on 3/18/15 501(c)(3) nonprofits and public libraries that would like to access the donated and discounted technology products and services available through TechSoup will need to register. This blog post tells...
  • Blog Post: Sun Remanufactured Server Computers Now Available from TechSoup

    Just last week, TechSoup officially has a new donor partner ' Sun Microsystems ' which has started donating remanufactured Sun Fire X4100 M2 x64 servers to eligible nonprofits and libraries through TechSoup. These are robust, factory remanufactured 2.5 GHz computer servers that have hot-swappable hard...
  • Blog Post: Good News! Updates to the Microsoft Software Donation Program

    It is hard to believe how far we’ve come since we first started donating Microsoft software. TechSoup used to distribute software donations to worthy nonprofit organizations from the basement of a San Francisco Victorian. More than10 years later, TechSoup Global has moved on from that basement...