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  • Forum Thread: Have not received 501-c-3 status

    Hello, In March, 2015, we organized a group to purchase the historic train depot in our community and convert it into a railroad and local culture museum. We have submitted the IRS 1023 (long form) and are pending approval from the IRS. We are not able to use Tech Soup's resources until we have...
  • Forum Thread: High School Band Boosters Financial Guy

    Hello all, I have been chosen to be responsible for data entry into a Financial Accounting program for our Ohio high school Band Boosters and my first responsibility is to acquire accounting software. I have been reading about the QuickBooks for Non-Profits that is available from Tech-Soup as a donation...
  • Forum Thread: Windows Crashed - factory key reset?

    I purchased 3 computers from Techsoup for our non profit organization, and recently one of them has had a crash, disabling Windows 7. No matter how we reboot, we cannot find a way to reload/reboot Windows 7. Our last options are to check with the manufacturer to see if there's a pre-installed key...
  • Forum Thread: Capturing Recurring Donors and Automating Processes

    Hello everyone, I have a few questions and would really appreciate your insight. Some background: I am the sole fundraiser of a small non-profit (yearly fundraising goal is $250K). I do have a committee of semi-involved volunteers, but they are not professional fundraisers and in my mind, should...
  • Forum Thread: Hello from GateWay Home in Indianapolis, IN

    "GateWay Home" is a resource and recovery program serving service-members, veterans and their families. We are staffed by veterans and families of veterans. We help you and your loved ones understand PTSD, depression, anxiety, moral injury and spiritual wounds. We are taking the next step and...
  • Forum Thread: Hello and THANK YOU! from Robert with Gw4m.org

    I'm so thankful for your technical organizations assistance in providing REAL and powerful tools to our non-profit. We're in the business of rebuilding lives, dignity, and productivity one individual at a time. The tools we have received from Techsoup, Microsoft, and Autodesk have made that...
  • Forum Thread: New Member

    Hello Everyone! My name is Lee Smell. I am the Treasurer for the Scott High School Band Boosters in Madison West Virginia. We just recently became a 501(c)3 exempt organization and I would like to hear from anyone in the same type of organization about how to qualify for grants, fund raising activities...
  • Forum Thread: Trying to design a wireless network for a 32000 ft^2 building.

    We have a church campus of about 32000 square ft. It is a U-shaped campus, with offices on one side, sanctuary on the other and a large meeting room at the base of the U. We also have an upstairs area of offices and a basement with offices on the office side of the U. As of Now, we have a Netgear AC1750...
  • Forum Thread: Fundraising Raffle and IRS reporting requirement

    If a raffle prize does not exceed the $5000 limit. Say the prize is value is $4975, do you need to fill the form for gambling (W-G?)?
  • Forum Thread: We're New to TechSoup

    Hi! I am the Treasurer of Waterworks Art Center Advisory Council, a 501(c)(3) organization in Tulsa, OK. We have a fabulous Executive Director at the Waterworks Art Center who is boldly going forth and making the Center a fantastic organization for the community. It is owned by the City of Tulsa, and...
  • Forum Thread: Scrolling Information

    We have a newly constructed Children's Art Center and have a need for a software program that will allow the staff to put information in that can be fed to a monitor that will continually scroll information in our reception area which also serves as an art gallery and instructional space. Does anyone...
  • Forum Thread: Resource for IT Infrastructure Strategic Planning and Updates

    I work for Common Impact, a nonprofit that facilitates highly subsidized, professionally managed skills-based volunteer consulting projects that help introduce your nonprofit to a local Fortune 500 company, and increase your nonprofit’s IT capabilities at the same time. We act as a project manager...
  • Forum Thread: New member

    I run a non-profit organization that rescues retired thoroughbred racehorses and retrains them for new careers and new homes. We utilize a group of at risk youth to help with the retraining process....therefore we help both kids and horses as well. It is a win/win program as the youth learn valuable...
  • Forum Thread: 25 users / SBS 2003 looking at upgrade options for non-profit

    I am supporting a non-profit with 25 users. We are still on SBS 2003 and need to migrate off SBS in the next 11 months. Cost is always an issue when working with a non-profit and I am looking for the most cost effective way to upgrade them. I was hoping that Techsoup would offer Office 365 so that...
  • Forum Thread: Tablet donations

    We are starting a non profit and we are going to use tablets. Does anyone have any suggestions for us on who might be willing to donate some? Refurbished/used or EOL may even work. We have considered laptops and netbooks, but we are not sure about battery life in under developed countries.
  • Forum Thread: In need of 2-line telephones

    Hi, I'm Karen from Employment Aptitude and Placement Association. I am looking for 2-line telephones that could be donated to our organization. Techsoup doesn't carry phones. Does anyone know of where I could go?
  • Forum Thread: Norton Antivirus installation to a server.

    Hi, My name is Cathy and I am the operations administrator for a Habitat for Humanity in Ohio. We have 5 computers networked to a server operating Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 Standard. The server is new. It is time to renew our Norton Antivirus. Do I install the Norton Antivirus on the...
  • Forum Thread: Networking

    I have been charged with finding a 24 port POE gigabit switch and three ceiling mounted wireless access points for guests in our building. The local companies i contact all say they have the best equipment at the best price. I am unable to request the products from Cisco through Techsoup. Do you have...
  • Forum Thread: my church needs donated computers for a computer classes at my church

    Hello my name is Deacon Thomas White and i'm trying to start a computer program at my church i have only one computer right now and our church budget will not afford us to purchase any other stuff right now, I personally is the head of this class cause the need i see for our seniors members...
  • Forum Thread: Introduction and question about webmaster services

    Hello everyone - I'm new here. Co-President Elect of the Well Spouse Association, a national 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to supporting those caring for a chronically ill or disabled spouse/partner. We are losing our webmaster, who is a volunteer, and we're going to have to have a replacement...
  • Forum Thread: Introduce Myself

    I am Scott Ingram, the Vice President of the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona. Our focus areas include youth, older adults and disaster preparedness. Our programming in youth leadership, youth service learning, early childhood literacy and disaster preparedness have all received national recognition...
  • Forum Thread: Greetings Techsoup forum

    I am a retired elementary teacher living in Willmar, Minnesota. My last teaching assignment before retirement 10 years ago was in a computer lab where I taught 5th and 6th grade students basic computing skills including keyboarding, creative publishing, word processing, beginning data base concepts,...
  • Forum Thread: Just starting to look around and wanted to introduce myself...

    Hello. My name is Mark Armstrong. I am a volunteer with the Rose City Rollers in Portland, Oregon. Rose City is the world's largest women's flat track roller derby league and a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to athleticism and empowerment of women and girls of all ages. I am hoping...
  • Forum Thread: We help families of fallen police officers and needy military families

    I am the founder of a small 501 c3 non-profit that helps families of slain law enforcement officers and needy military families. It is called the Constable Public Safety Memorial Foundation Inc. I founded it after a friend of mine, who was a State Trooper, was shot 4 times in the back of the...
  • Forum Thread: Who We Are

    ONE is a global advocacy and campaigning organization backed by more than three million people from around the world dedicated to fighting extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. ONE has offices in Washington, DC, London, Berlin, Brussels, and Johannesburg.