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  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Free Webinar March 26: Ready, Fire, Aim! How Not to Choose a Donor Database

    Choosing a donor database often seems like a game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey. Participants are blindfolded and pointed in a general direction. Maybe you'll find your target, but probably not. If you are trying to select a new donor database or want to confirm whether it's best to stick...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Free Webinar Thursday! Upgrading Your Windows Operating System: Things to Know (That You're Afraid to Ask)

    Are you still running Windows XP or Vista at your nonprofit or library, but wish you could get upgraded to a newer operating system? Are you worried about how to do it, what the steps are for upgrading, and whether your old hardware will support it? We're here to help! In this free webinar Upgrading...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar March 12: Manage Content & Collaborate in the Cloud

    Do you daydream about having a single repository for every asset, picture, file, document, storyboard, spreadsheet and want to be able to manage and collaborate with all of those in the cloud? We're here to help! In this free webinar Tips for Nonprofits: Manage Content and Collaborate in the Cloud...
  • 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: Upcoming Webinar: 5 Fundraising Innovations to Implement Now

    You don't have to be a designer or spend a lot of money to engage more supporters and raise more money online. In this free webinar next Thursday, December 4 at 11 a.m. Pacific (2 p.m. Eastern), NetSuite's Peggy Duvette and David Geilhufe will walk you through five important online fundraising...
  • Blog Post: Funding Rural America: Bridging the Resource Gap

    Cynthia Adams, CEO of TechSoup donor partner GrantStation , recently did an important online training webinar on how rural charities and libraries can get grants. This was a very popular TechSoup webinar with over 300 attendees. Here are some highlights and insights from her presentation. The Resource...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar October 9: Engage Volunteers With Yammer

    Have you used Yammer , the internal "enterprise social network," to help connect, collaborate, and share with your staff? In our upcoming free webinar on Thursday, October 9 at 9 a.m. Pacific time (12 p.m. Eastern), get familiar with how to use Yammer, a social network from Microsoft, to help...
  • Blog Post: 6 Tips to Make Your Digital Story Stand Out

    The time has come to make your digital story stand out. YouTube has over 1 billion unique viewers each month, 6 billion hours of content viewed each month, and 100 new hours of video uploaded each minute. With all that digital information available, how can your story possibly stand out? In TechSoup's...
  • Blog Post: Fundraising with #GivingTuesday: Time to Plan

    Recently, TechSoup presented GivingTuesday and Year-End Fundraising Strategies , a webinar aimed at helping organizations integrate #GivingTuesday into their end-of-year fundraising campaigns. What is #GivingTuesday? In 2012, New York's 92nd Street Y , in tandem with the UN Foundation , started...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar September 4: GivingTuesday and Year-End Fundraising Strategies

    #GivingTuesday has rapidly become one of the most successful days for appealing to your donor base for end-of-year giving. As we move closer to the final quarter of the calendar year, when most donations roll in to nonprofits and support balloons for causes of all shapes and sizes, make sure your organization...
  • Blog Post: Storymakers 2014 Webinars

    TechSoup's 2014 Storymakers digital storytelling contest and event series is over. Our webinars live on and provide education on how to get your story noticed, super-short storytelling and what's needed for a stand-out story. In keeping with our goal to help nonprofits, libraries, and social...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar on July 30: Adult Library Programs Gone Mobile

    Bringing mobile devices into adult library programs can be an excellent way to promote library e-media and teach digital literacy skills. Join us next Wednesday, July 30 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m. Eastern) for Adult Library Programs Gone Mobile , where you can learn how libraries can help meet...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar July 31: How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website

    In this season of technological change, having an effective website is the single most crucial component of a communications plan. In this free webinar, How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website , learn from more than 10 years of focus group research with nonprofit constituents and...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar July 24: Kickstarter, Uber, Airbnb, Oh My! What the Sharing Economy Means for Social Good

    Uber, Kickstarter, and Airbnb are part of the new "sharing economy" but what about bringing forth social good? Join us this Thursday, July 24 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m. Eastern) for a free webinar to discuss What the Sharing Economy Means for Social Good . We've written about the...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar: How to Write Earth-Changing Emails

    We invited GlobalGiving 's Alison Carlman to share tips and key lessons she's learned in donor communications. In her role as Senior Unmarketing Manager, Alison is responsible for telling the story of GlobalGiving and for helping the organization understand its social impact. In 2013, Alison...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar on July 10: Mobile Tech for Offices & People

    Interested in learning how to pick wireless devices, make your office more mobile, and implement good mobile strategies at your nonprofit or library? Then Mobile Impact 401: Mobile Tech for Offices & People is the webinar for you! Join experts Matthew Bauer and Brent Muckridge on Thursday, July...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar July 1: Tech Donations for Faith-Based Organizations

    Faith-based organizations, churches, temples, and other religious 501(c)(3)s are eligible for a wide variety of technology donations through TechSoup's programs with donor partners ranging from Microsoft to Bloomerang . Learn about the different programs open to your organization in Hidden Gems...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar June 26: Tumblr for Social Good

    Ever wonder what that Tumblr thing is? Maybe you already have a personal Tumblr but you're not sure how you could use one to benefit your cause, community, or mission. Join us for free this Thursday, June 26 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m. Eastern) for Tumblr for Social Good to learn how you can...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar June 19: How to Raise More Money via Mobile

    In 2013, mobile donations on PayPal increased by over 200%. Nonprofits can expect that growth to continue to skyrocket in 2014 and beyond. How do you ensure your cause is ready for mobile fundraising? Join the digital giving experts from Network for Good and PayPal this Thursday, June 19 at 11 a.m. Pacific...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar June 12: Getting Technology Donations Through TechSoup

    Perhaps you've joined TechSoup as an individual member, or maybe your organization is already registered but you haven't taken the plunge to get qualified or request technology donations yet. This is the webinar for you! Join us next Thursday, June 12 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m. Eastern...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar June 5: Mobile Impact 201 - Digital Content Strategies for Mobile

    Now that your nonprofit has decided to establish a mobile presence, what can you say to engage donors, volunteers, and other constituents? Join us next Thursday, June 5 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m. Eastern) for Mobile 201: Digital Content Strategies for Mobile for a free webinar and learn how to...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar May 29: Microsoft Excel Tips and Tricks

    Microsoft's Excel is among the most commonly-used applications in an office, and it's also one of the least understood. Excel comes with countless features, shortcuts, and built-in power to turn your boring spreadsheet into magic to help your nonprofit or library manage and display your data...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar May 22: Better Feedback with Surveys and Application Management

    Fluidware develops simple and intuitive software solutions that help organizations collect, manage, and empower you to make smarter decisions with data. Join TechSoup's donor partner Fluidware on Thursday, May 22, to experience the power of Fluidware's two leading products. See first-hand...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar May 15: Getting Started with QuickBooks 2014

    Brand new to Intuit's QuickBooks 2014 ? Or to QuickBooks, in general? Then our free webinar, Getting Started with QuickBooks 2014 , is for you. QuickBooks Made Easy founder and CEO Gregg Bossen will take 90-minutes this Thursday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific time (2 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern...