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Accounting

How SKJAJA Fund Offers Students Scholarships and a Chance to Give Back

SKJAJA Fund provides youth with scholarships to extracurricular activities they can't afford. Recipients give back to their community in the form of volunteer work. See how SKJAJA harnessed the power of QuickBooks Online to give more scholarships and keep its board members instantly apprised.

June 19, 2018

Tech Planning

The Fiscal Year Is Almost Over: Gear Up with TechSoup

The fiscal year for many nonprofits is almost over. If you have important decisions to make before then, you have only a couple short weeks to do so. Don't let the planning opportunities that the fiscal year-end allows pass you by. Stock up on the tech you need now, and make FY 2019 your best yet!

June 18, 2018

Hardware

How One Nonprofit Uses Dell Computers to Fight Domestic Abuse

An efficient IT infrastructure is necessary for an organization to run smoothly. Find out how End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin, a nonprofit, received up to 45 percent discounts on hardware through the TechSoup Dell Discount Program and has made progress in ending domestic abuse.

June 16, 2018

Marketing and Communications

Learn Nonprofit Web Analytics, Social Media, and Email Marketing

TechSoup Courses has just expanded some of our most popular series on getting the most out of your digital presence. Check out what's new and what's next, including Google Analytics, Facebook ads, social media marketing, email marketing, and more!

June 13, 2018

The Cloud

Video: Choosing the Best Office 365 Licenses for Your Nonprofit

Office 365 for nonprofits is a powerful solution. And to help your organization understand your options, we put together a short video explaining how nonprofits can get the most out of the Microsoft Office 365 program at TechSoup. Watch the video now!

June 12, 2018

Tech Planning

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About TechSoup Services

TechSoup is known for its product donation and discount programs, but what's less known is that we also offer some amazing services. Let's see how TechSoup can help your nonprofit get the most out of the technology you already have — or plan to acquire.

June 06, 2018

Digital Divide

How Nonprofits Help Digitally Disadvantaged Communities Connect

TechSoup donor partner Mobile Beacon has conducted some very interesting research on how nonprofits are getting digitally disadvantaged communities (like rural, low-income, and senior Americans) connected to the information economy. Here's what Mobile Beacon found.

June 04, 2018

Donor Management

Charitable Giving Expected to Plunge: How Nonprofits Can Survive

It is wise and prudent for U.S. nonprofits and faith-based organizations to prepare for a lean year with regard to individual donations. In this blog post, we discuss these upcoming changes and offer some practical suggestions on how your charity can prepare for a difficult year ahead.

May 31, 2018

IT Security

Keep Your Nonprofit Safe with TechSoup's Security Products

IT security and data protection have taken center stage in 2018. Between data breaches, chip vulnerabilities, and the European Union's introduction of GDPR, keeping your nonprofit secure has never been more important. Discover all the security products and solutions TechSoup has to offer.

May 30, 2018

Marketing and Communications

10 Tips for Great Nonprofit PowerPoint Presentations

Sitting through a bad PowerPoint presentation can be brutal. We've all been guilty of these kinds of presentations, but your next nonprofit presentation can be your best so far. Using these tips will make sure that's the case.

May 29, 2018

The Cloud

Office 365 Versus Microsoft 365: Which Is Right for Your Nonprofit?

As more nonprofits are starting a migration to the cloud, it's important to understand the range of products to choose from. A common point of confusion concerns the difference between Office 365 and Microsoft 365. Let's take a closer look.

May 25, 2018

Donor Management

Boost Your Nonprofit's Fundraising with TechSoup's Digital Tools

The 2017 passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could have a major impact: most nonprofits will need to rely on fundraising efforts more in the coming fiscal year than ever before. Our catalog offers many digital fundraising tools that can help you secure funding.

May 24, 2018