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  • Forum Thread: Online Community Facilitator - OpenMedia (Vancouver, BC) -- Want to help save the Open Internet?

    OpenMedia's hiring! Title: Online Community Facilitator OpenMedia is an award-winning grassroots group that fights for the possibilities of the open Internet. We empower people to participate in Internet governance through fresh and engaging citizen campaigns. We’re changing the face of...
  • 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: Poplus - international initiative for collaborative civic coding

    Poplus is a very new initiative, an international community of activists, citizens and developers from many different countries. "Our joint mission is to share knowledge and technology that can help us to help citizens. Poplus' founding principle is that collaborative civic coding can help save...
  • Forum Thread: Looking for a VoIP solution

    Good afternoon all, I am a NP in Oakland Ca. I currently have a Cisco VoIP implementation. I am interested in changing my SIP provider and was wondering what/who my fellow NP's are using? Any thoughts/replies are appreciated.
  • Forum Thread: Older Adults and Technology Use in USA

    People who are interested in technology use by older people might find this from Pew internet research interesting http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/04/03/older-adults-and-technology-use/ . It is of direct relevance to the USA but if you work in this area and live elsewhere it is still worth a look.
  • Forum Thread: Final Cut Pro editing software

    Would love to see some editing software available for nonprofit community television stations! Thank you!
  • Forum Thread: Interpretation or Translation Equipment

    With Spanish speaking community the fastest growing in the United State it important for have a means to communicate and allow for participation of this community in any nonprofit. Radio devices with headsets for group meetings would be awesome. By allowing for an inclusive nature an organization can...
  • Forum Thread: Code for America 2012 Fellowship Program

    Debated which forum branch to put this in... I'm going with Open Source: For more information, or to apply, follow this link: http://codeforamerica.org/fellows/apply/ Code for America seeking devs for its 2012 Fellowship Program, a year of public service that puts coders to work for communities...
  • Forum Reply: Re: #commbuild tweetchats for October

    On Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 1-2 p.m. New York City time (10 a.m. Oregon time), I'll be leading the # commbuild tweetchat on Twitter. The # commbuild tweetchat is focused on building and sustaining online communities for nonprofits, charities, schools, government programs and other mission...
  • Forum Thread: The White House Twitter Town Hall July 6th

    Move over FDR, fireside chats are out. The White House will host its first Twitter Town Hall July 6th at 2pm Eastern. The subject of the day: economy and jobs. Follow the conversation #AskObama . http://askobama.twitter.com/ In years of working for nonprofits, I've dreamed of this...
  • Forum Thread: Conferences re: telecentres / telecenters

    The SPARK conference , also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, is set to take center stage in Granada, Spain this coming May 28-29 - TechSoup's BeckyW has blogged about it here . Are there other community telecentre / community technology conferences going on? The Spark13 conference...
  • Forum Thread: Chicago Digital Access Alliance conference Nov. 10

    On Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Chicago Digital Access Alliance will present its 2nd Digital Excellence Conference and Tech Fair at the University of Chicago's new Logan Center For The Arts, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois in the 9th Floor Performance Penthouse....
  • Forum Thread: #commbuild tweetchats for October

    On Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 1-2 p.m. New York City time (10 a.m. Oregon time), I'll be leading the # commbuild tweetchat on Twitter. The # commbuild tweetchat is focused on building and sustaining online communities for nonprofits, charities, schools, government programs and other mission...
  • Forum Thread: discussion of Rhode Islands digital inclusion stakeholder engagement process

    Please re-post as appropriate. Registration is free and required. April 10, 2013 WebJunction.org is proud to be hosting an engaging discussion of Rhode Islands digital inclusion stakeholder engagement process. W'ell discuss why Broadband Rhode Island < http://broadband.ri.gov/ > (BBRI...
  • Forum Thread: Hidden Costs of Adopting New IT Tools & Practices

    In his blog entry " Whether To Adopt ", Howard Sherman - until just recently the head of the American Theatre Wing (the organization that produces the Tony Awards every year), and my former boss (a title he will always hold) - talks about nonprofit arts organization's use of emerging technologies...
  • Forum Thread: Volunteers updating your blog

    During the recent TechSoup webinar regarding using social media tools to recruit and support volunteers , Sally Sanchez ( @salsanch ) asked via Twitter: ???When asking #volunteers to help update your organizations blog, should you monitor or review their blog before posting? #techsoup ...
  • Forum Thread: An IT dept with a Twitter feed?

    Wow - what IT staff at a nonprofit organization has their own Twitter feed? Just found this: @NPRTechTeam "Updates from the tech team that works under the hood at NPR.org". It looks like they use it for a number of things, including to talk about their favorite tech tools, or tech...
  • Forum Thread: TechSoup Community Forum down May 31 - June 4

    Beginning at 6 p.m. (Pacific time) on Thursday, May 31, TechSoup.org will be unavailable while its servers are upgraded. TechSoup.org should be back online and fully functional by Monday morning, June 4. During this time, TechSoup’s product donation programs and learning resources, community...
  • Forum Thread: Forum Branch Names - Where Should Your Post Go?

    In August 2012, TechSoup revised its forum branch names - combining branches, changing some names, etc. Each forum branch description is limited to just around 250 characters on the forum branch home page . Here is a much more detailed description of the forum categories, so you know exactly where...
  • Forum Thread: What is TechSoup Community Forum Success?

    Your challenge, should you wish to accept it, is to finish this sentence: The TechSoup Community Forum can be called successful if......... You can finish the sentence more than once, you can finish it from a nonprofit's point of view, from a volunteer at a nonprofit's point of view...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Help TechSoup Improve Our Community Categories/Branches

    Changes are coming to the TechSoup forum branches in the coming weeks! The staff at TechSoup have been reviewing the forum branches for a year. We've seen a lot of trends in how people post messages, and where they post messages, that lead us to start thinking about how to revise them so that...
  • Forum Reply: Re: What is TechSoup Community Forum Success?

    Thanks to all those who responded to this thread. I hope that, in addition to providing insights to TechSoup, this thread might also give nonprofits, libraries and other mission-based organizations and projects an idea of how to solicit user feedback in a discussion format (and very transparent way!...
  • Forum Thread: Complicated to change TS Avatar

    Someone asked on another forum category how to change their TechSoup Community avatar/profile picture. Advice was offered, and the original asker noted that it is a rather complex process. http://forums.techsoup.org/cs/community/f/21/t/33908.aspx Anyway that this process could be made much more...
  • Forum Thread: Alternative to Google Groups

    Hello! Since Google groups now requires new additions to lists to sign up for a Google account, we are looking for an alternative. The nice feature of Google groups before was that we could use them for community groups of all ages and tech levels - seniors didn't have to worry about signing up...
  • Forum Thread: cloud based database for volunteer and donor management

    I am working with Sustainable Woodstock in Vermont, which is in its first year and is now looking for inexpensive, easy-to-use datebase options. One of our group mentioned cloud based options. Some one else recommended getting a package software for $50, but this would be harder to share. Primary needs...