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Graphic Design

Choosing the Right Adobe Creative Cloud App for Your Nonprofit's Project

Adobe Creative Cloud offers a wide range of applications used to create just about anything you'd like to produce at your nonprofit. However, sometimes it's difficult to decide which tool is best for a specific project. Check out our handy infographic to help guide you through the process.

August 14, 2018

Social Media

7 Tips for Fundraising on Social Media

In our increasingly interconnected world, about 7 in 10 Americans use some form of social network. Social media has become an important channel nonprofits can use to boost their outreach and fundraising capabilities. Read our seven tips for fundraising on social media!

August 08, 2018

Digital Divide

Tell the FCC to Save the Educational Broadband Service Spectrum

The only remaining broadcast spectrum in the U.S. allocated for educational purposes has the potential to be auctioned off to large telecommunications carriers. This change may well leave millions of Americans on the wrong side of the digital divide. Take action; submit comments to the FCC today!

August 07, 2018

Digital Divide

Caravan Studios Boosts Access to Transit Through Open Data

Billions of transit users worldwide don't have access to transit schedule data. Why don't they have access, and what can be done about it? Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup, has been experimenting with one way to solve this problem.

August 06, 2018

The Cloud

Key Insights for Nonprofits from Microsoft Inspire 2018

As a longtime provider of Microsoft products to nonprofits around the world and a recent partner for cloud solutions, TechSoup participated in the Microsoft Inspire conference. Learn more about the key insights for nonprofits from Microsoft Inspire 2018!

August 01, 2018

Social Media

3 Myths and Misconceptions About Social Media for Nonprofits

Nonprofits large and small are using social media platforms to connect with their stakeholders, share stories about their work, and raise money for their programs. Learn more about three myths and misconceptions about social media and find out how they can affect your nonprofit!

August 01, 2018

Donor Management

A Guide to the Top CRM and Donor Management Systems

Looking for a CRM or donor management system for your organization? Check out our handy guides for the leading systems for small and medium-sized nonprofits!

July 31, 2018

Web Development

How Your Nonprofit Can Address Changes to the Google Ad Grant Program

In December 2017, the Google Ad Grants team announced significant changes. Many nonprofits needed to make serious adjustments to the quality of their ads to remain eligible, and are still struggling to comply. Learn more about the policy changes and how to get your Google Ad Grant back!

July 25, 2018

Hardware

Memory Chips and the USB Memory Direct Program: a Useful Update

With the USB Memory Direct Program at TechSoup, your nonprofit can request discounted USB flash drives, complete with a custom imprint on them. In this post, we answer some FAQ and give a small update about why the savings you'll find will vary because of factors beyond our control.

July 24, 2018

The Cloud

Video: How Volunteers Can Use Office and Microsoft 365 F1 Licenses

Microsoft 365 F1 licenses were designed for first-line workers who only require basic software functionality (think flight attendants). They're also perfect for volunteer staff or employees working away from the office. Find out more about Microsoft 365 F1 licenses for nonprofits!

July 19, 2018

Donor Management

How to Prevent a Drop in Donations | Fundraising Advice for Nonprofits

The new U.S. tax law will drastically reduce the number of people who will take deductions for charitable gifts, so donations could decrease for your nonprofit this year. Find out how to maximize your nonprofit's income in the short term and build a foundation for the long term!

July 18, 2018

The Cloud

How Can Cloud Storage Benefit My Nonprofit?

It's about time we put an end to any myths about cloud storage and explain why it's valuable for nonprofits big or small. Find out how you can use the power of cloud storage products like Amazon Web Services to help your organization better achieve its mission!

July 11, 2018