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  • Forum Thread: Did you know that givezooks! is giving away $1,000 to the winning nonprofit in the Donor's Choice Contest?

    Enter to Win the "I give a zook" Donors' Choice Contest at www.givezooks.com NONPROFITS: Mobilize your constituents to vote for you as their favorite nonprofit! If you get the most votes, you could win $1000 in prizes including: -$500 toward your cause -3 months of givezooks...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Creating Nonprofit Facebook Page

    On the last two posts, I have some thoughts. Re: cybercafe: As we start our Facebook presence, I've noticed that a Page is by far the best way to support our non-profit's mission. Your page is something permanent -- hence not being able to change it's name -- but by using some of the ...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Webinar: Using Ning to Connect with your Community

    Susan, I would recommend the following resources: http://about.ning.com/spotlight/nonprofit.php , and http://www.casefoundation.org/blog/ning-nonprofits-how-create-manage-and-grow-your-own-social-network About the elimination of free accounts, if your network is educational or health-focused...
  • Forum Thread: Create Dynamic Online Training

    Curious about how to create effective online tutorials, screen captures, and courses? Join our free TechSoup webinar on Thursday, July 26 at 11 a.m. Pacific time to find out more. During this webinar, we will be hearing from training experts dealing with the nonprofit and library sector. Janet...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Creating Nonprofit Facebook Page

    I am in the process of creating a Facebook page for my nonprofit. I have the dream to create a simple app that allows people to affix a button to their profile to show support for the organization. Our real-life buttons are very popular amongst our consituents and I'd like a way for people to show...
  • Forum Thread: Need a new e-mail program

    We need advice on a new e-mail program Have to change to a new e-mail program to open our e-mails. Have been using Outlook Express for years, but are getting too many 'bad' e-mails even though we use current Norton Internet Security. Have had G-mail suggested and a couple of others, but our biggest...
  • Forum Thread: New Video for Nonprofits in Second Life

    Our Nonprofit Commons in Second Life project has a new video ! It combines real world video footage with Second Life video (machinima) and gives many examples of how nonprofits can benefit from virtual worlds. Video production by award-winning machinimatographer Draxtor Despres . Let us know what...
  • Forum Thread: Help with a webcast

    We taped a lecture earlier this month that we are going to post to the web. Before it goes up on Youtube for viewing on demand, we want to “webcast” it at a set time on Jan 28, to encourage group viewing and discussion (real and virtual). We want to provide a site for participants that has...
  • Forum Thread: Something to Smile About: AmazonSmile (Easy Donations for Nonprofits)

    Here's something for nonprofits to smile about: AmazonSmile . A simple way for your constituents to support your work while they shop on Amazon. Once users select an organization, .5% of all their purchases will be donated by the Amazon Foundation to a nonprofit org. Awesome! I made a colorful infopic...
  • Forum Thread: Online Open Forum for Museum Event Planners/Coordinators

    Dean Evans & Associates is excited to announce PART III of our ongoing FREE series on “Improving Facility Management within Museums” With over 50 museums in attendance from across the country in June and September, our EMS Knowledgeshare has quickly become a must attend event for museums...
  • Forum Reply: Re: What Can We Learn from Social Games?

    The UK charity Living Street (formerly The Pedestrians Association) launched a social gaming platform to celebrate Walk to Work Week back in May. They used challenges, awards & achievements to encourage people to get healthier and to walk to the office. They also encouraged colleagues to motivate...
  • Forum Thread: Question About Facebook Comments

    Hello All -- I am stuck and I need help please. Is there a way to set up a business Facebook account so that you can approve the comments before they are posted? I see there is a way to hide posts -- which I tried and it seems to hide when someone wants to post something on the page --but it does...
  • Forum Thread: discounted software for manicipalities?

    Does anyone know where to buy discounted software for manicipalities 170 (c) (1) ? Specifically, we are looking for Adobe Contribute.
  • Forum Thread: finding volunteers is very difficult

    Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation group, an international charitable non profit 501 (c)(3) runs for 8 years on a close to zero budget. All work is done by volunteers, nobody gets a salary. We offer over 300 nature education webpages, we offer guided tours in our 125 acre nature preserve and maintain...
  • Forum Thread: Student needs New Jersey nonprofits to help with cloud computing

    Good afternoon fellow users, My name is Alex Teran, and I am currently a student at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. I am currently an Information Technology and Informatics major, and for my first big assignment of the semester I will be writing an emerging technology briefing paper on cloud...
  • Forum Thread: Hello From Philadelphia!

    Hi, Just doing an introduction while I start exploring here. I'm the System Admin for YESPhilly, a non profit agency that assists out-of-school youth with returning to a healthy work and life environment. We recently were given the go ahead to open a 4 year school in the Philadelphia area. We...
  • Forum Thread: Hello. I'm new here. Jan is the name and museum is the game.

    We've joined to get a much needed assist with computer hardware and archiving software that we find expensive in the retail world. Anyone familiar with Past Perfect software and is it the only museum software out there?
  • Forum Thread: New to TechSoup - forming a nonprofit

    My name is Ruth and I am currently in the process of forming a nonprofit. It will be organized activities which donate profits to a local cause/organization who we will partner with. If anyone has any advice or suggestions, they are very welcome. Thank you!
  • Forum Thread: In The Beginning - A New Organization

    Hello All, I am almost ready to start a non-profit in California and have not decided whether to file the incorporation documents myself or use an attorney. I am sure that there are pros and cons to each path. What do you think? Thanks. Joseph Huddleston
  • Forum Thread: Introducing Urban Alliance, Inc.

    Urban Alliance, Inc. is a new non-profit organization which has recently joined TechSoup. We are in the process of hiring new staff and building out our office systems. This is our first use of TechSoup's Community Forum. We're looking to make hardware & software upgrades and acquisitions...
  • Forum Thread: Children Across America

    We are a 501c3 childrens non profit dedicated to America's children's future. While we focus on both preventaive health and educational issues, our main focus is literacy programs for young children.
  • 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: 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: 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: NZ Body Art Trust

    Communication Goals To reach the maximum success communication goals must reflect those of the organization. NZBA’s mission is to support young and emerging artists and to encourage creative excellence from artists and performers. Demonstrate that Auckland City’s desire to...