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How Nonprofits and Libraries Can Use Open Data to Lead to Cleaner Air

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, are taking par in a citizen-powered air quality improvement project made possible by Colombian civil society organization MAKAIA. Their project promotes both open data and a cleaner environment around the world.

April 18, 2018

IT Security

How la Fundación Cristo Rey Uses Symantec to Protect Student Data

Fundación Cristo Rey serves 3,000 students and 50 nonprofit organizations, so it has assumed stewardship of sensitive personal data. The nonprofit decided to use Symantec and requested it from DONO, a program of ILUNION, which is TechSoup's partner organization in Spain.

April 17, 2018

Hardware

The Environmental Impact of TechSoup's Refurbished Hardware Program

TechSoup's Refurbished Hardware Program has been going strong since 2006. Because refurbishing extends the life of IT equipment, it is one of the most environmentally beneficial things any of us can do. Discover the environmental impact of the Refurbished Hardware Program.

April 16, 2018

Hardware

New Versus Refurbished Electronics: 6 Myths Busted

TechSoup's Refurbished Hardware Program has supplied more than 92,000 pieces of IT equipment to nonprofits and libraries in the last 12 years. A few questions pop up over and over again: let's dispel some of these persistent myths about refurbished hardware.

April 11, 2018

Accounting

How DownCity Design Uses QuickBooks to Build Better Communities

See how one organization, DownCity Design, has harnessed the power of QuickBooks to improve its nonprofit accounting, funding, grant reporting, and security.

April 10, 2018

TechSoup

TechSoup's Environmental Work Around the World

A number of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals involve the environment, and TechSoup's Global Partner Network does serious work in this area. In honor of the Earth Day, here's an overview of some the work these partners are doing.

April 05, 2018

Accounting

Why Ignorance Is Not Bliss for Nonprofit Accounting

For nonprofit accounting, a thorough understanding of tax requirements, reporting, and transparency is critical for an organization's survival. Find out why.

April 03, 2018

Accounting

5 Signs That Your Nonprofit Might Need a New Financial System

Idealware partnered with FMA to publish a free new report that helps you identify your organization's needs when it comes to financial management. Find out if your nonprofit could benefit from new software.

March 29, 2018

Social Media

5 Nonprofits Using Facebook Live to Increase Their Impact

Facebook remains the most familiar way for people to engage with your organization online. See how five nonprofits are using Facebook Live to increase their impact.

March 28, 2018

IT Security

Securing Precious Land with Data Backups from Veritas

Learn more about Mainspring Conservation Trust, which uses Veritas Backup Exec 16, acquired through TechSoup's Veritas Donation Program, to back up important records.

March 27, 2018

Impact Stories

Storymakers: The Wild Animal Sanctuary

Learn more about The Wild Animal Sanctuary, the winner of Shifting the Future Award in TechSoup's 2017 Storymakers contest. See how this nonprofit harnessed the power of digital storytelling in its amazing video.

March 22, 2018

Accounting

How Intuit Helps Keep Gears in Motion at a Community Cycling Hub

Learn more about B!KE, a community cycling hub, and how it is using Intuit QuickBooks Premier 2018 Nonprofit Edition to improve its ability to secure grant funding.

March 21, 2018