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  • Forum Thread: Case Management Software

    Our agency is a small non-profit that does re-entry for inmates. We are looking for a client database (basic information, case notes, etc.) to track information. I saw a thread from 2008 but the link that TechSoup referred the person to is now unavailable. Has anyone had luck with any databases or programs...
  • Forum Thread: Transfer file from FileMaker Pro for Mac trial to TechSoup purchase?

    I signed up for the 30-day free trial on FileMaker Pro for Mac and set up my database. Now the trial is ending, and I just purchased the full software via TechSoup. Will I be able to use the files I set up in the trial version, with my new copy of the software? I'd hate to have to start over!
  • Forum Thread: I should have posted here first

    I went and made an account, and posted a thread in the Security forum about the Privacy and Security webinar that we just did. Thank you to Becky and TechSoup for hosting that and inviting me: http://forums.techsoup.org/cs/community/f/29/t/39785.aspx Then I see that there's a introductions forum...
  • Forum Thread: Software to Create an Operations Manual

    We need to create an operations manual which will include processes for everything from expense reporting through vendor directories and online tool listings. We literally have hundreds of pages so a Word doc really won't work. Thinking about a very simple database type solution that will allow...
  • Forum Thread: Donor Perfect Export of data

    I am new to my job and trying to figure out how to export data from Donor Perfect. I want to export all donors for the last fiscal year with the following data: name, amount given, and if it's in honor/memory of anyone. I want to export to excel and be able to have the first and last names in 2 different...
  • Forum Thread: Database/software for client billing

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for billing software. We are looking for a system to keep a database of clients, and also provide functionality to export billing info to a state portal , such as the virtual gateway of Massachusetts which hosts the Home and Community Services Information...
  • Forum Thread: CRM Panel in PDX: Experts Talk Re: Salesforce, CiviCRM, and RedHen

    CRM Panel Discussion: Experts Talk About Salesforce, CiviCRM, and RedHen Wednesday, August 7, 2013 6 to 8 PM 721 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 228, ThinkShout Ecotrust: 721 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 228, Portland, OR ( map ) RSVP here on Meetup. Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) panel discussion...
  • Forum Thread: Options for Remote Access

    Hi Gary, May I pick your mind? We are a mobile dental hygiene clinic, going directly into nursing homes. We need to access our dental software at the home office. As we are growing, we need the capability for more than one person to be able to work on the home computer. For example, if staff were...
  • Forum Thread: Social, collaborative database-does it exist?

    Hi Matt and all, We're trying to imagine an online community built around a permissions based, collaborative database. Database for keeping the factoid columns straight, at the core, but soft narrative and community encouraging wrapper. Do any of you have some experience with this? Started...
  • Forum Thread: Mapping volunteering opportunities

    The Maryland volunteer center, http://marylandvolunteercenters.org/ , produces a map that shows all of the available volunteering opportunities throughout the state, and it's featured on the Governor's web site: http://www.governor.maryland.gov/strongerMap.asp It's a nice way for someone...
  • Forum Thread: Looking for New Newsletter Tool/Service

    We have a website where educators come to share ideas and materials. We want to send out newsletters to our members on a regular basis. We are currently using Oempro for this but we are finding that a large percentage of our emails are not getting past some of the big ESPs. and some of the stats don't...
  • Forum Thread: FileMaker offered through TechSoup

    Is the download also available for people using a Mac?
  • Forum Thread: New to the Forums: Specialize in database marketing

    Hello, my name is Stanley and work I with clario Analytics. We are experts at helping companies reduce marketing spend and increase respnse rates thru the use of advanced analytics - moving beyond query and reporting. By leveraging your internal data, we can help you to not only discover the unknown...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Introducing ... endPoverty.org

    Hi Teresa-- Welcome to TechSoup! Thanks for introducing yourself and letting us know more about the work of your organization--it's terrific to hear that you have such an international presence providing much-needed assistance. We hope to help you do what you do by getting any technology questions...
  • Forum Thread: Membership Tracker

    Hi! I work for FUS!ON, a teen center. We are looking for technology to swipe kids in and out so we can track attendance, check in/out, etc. Does Tech Soup offer anything like this?
  • Forum Thread: Hi from Dominique at DataRaising

    Hi Everyone! Thanks for welcoming me into the TechSoup community. As an expert in data management to increase fundraising, I can't wait to begin our community knowledge sharing experience together. Let's connect... Best, Dominique DataRaising Founder __________________________________________________________________...
  • Forum Thread: Hello from Viet Dreams - We provide Clean Water to 3rd Countries

    More about us here: http://vietdreams.org/ VietDreams is a 501 (c) (3) organization founded by musicians, artists, journalists and music enthusiasts who all share a common goal – to provide disadvantaged children in Vietnam with better educational opportunities and a more healthy, sustainable...
  • Forum Thread: Need help with online database

    My name is Adolfo Echeverry and I am the Research Associate for the San Francisco Welcome Back Center, www.welcomebackinitiative.org We have an online database that was designed by a Chinese company and it's still hosted in Hong Kong. We want to bring our database (migrate) to the US and also...
  • Forum Thread: Let us introduce ourselves

    Hi the Rebecca Lynn Cutler Legacy of Life Foundation is a new, volunteer driven, 501(c)3, operating as "Rebecca's Dream". Our mission is to promote awareness and compassionate understanding of depression and bipolar disorder as real diseases . We are trying to select a, user friendly...
  • Forum Thread: C Stohr for details

    Hi! I'm new to TechSoup but have work with a Non Profit for about one year now. I am a solutions person and hope to help others with addressing issues with their current systems. I have a background in Telephoney, networks, servers, PCs ETC. Yes I am the jack of all trades and master of a few, and...
  • Forum Thread: Database vendor + useful blogging

    Hello everyone! I just started working for Z2 Systems, which created a web-based CRM system named NEON that is focused on nonprofits. Before that I worked for several nonprofits in the Chicago and New York City areas, where I mainly engaged in fundraising and outreach efforts. We're redesigning...
  • Forum Thread: Hello from Sisters Folk Festival, Sisters, Oregon.

    Hi all~ Pete Rathbun here, from Sisters Oregon. We're a 501(c)(3) organization who's mission is to keep Americana roots music alive in Central Oregon, and to keep arts education alive in our school district. www.sistersfolkfestival.org We've been utilizing TechSoup for several...
  • Forum Reply: Re: New to the Forums: Specialize in database marketing

    Hi Sasha, NFP's and educational institutions are no different than for profit companies when it comes wanting to reducing expenses in regard to marketing. For example: You are an NFP and quarterly mail out 100K direct marketing pieces at a cost of $X. Your expected response is something like 1...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Joomla for Nonprofits: What do you think?

    I am comparing Joomla and Drupal and Webgui. I did not see Webgui mentioned. We have built our Web site in an older version of Webgui, and to upgrade to the newer version means our databases behind the scenes will not easily work. Anyone using Webgui now? What happens when Joomla or Drupal need to be...
  • Forum Thread: Online database developer

    We are a small grantmaking organization which has been in existence for less than 10 years. Our grant application and tracking data is currently stored in Excel spreadsheets. We would like to do the following: Migrate existing data into a database Set up an online grant application, so new data...