TechSoup Blog

Accounting

How Intuit QuickBooks Helps a Nonprofit Build Sustainable Communities

To improve their accounting capabilities, Brian and his FEJ team members made the switch to QuickBooks Online in 2016 by way of the Intuit Donation Program for nonprofits at TechSoup. Learn more.

May 23, 2018

The Cloud

Changes to the Microsoft Program: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

On April 4, Microsoft announced a number of changes to its nonprofit discount and donation program. The reason for the shift is a desire to optimize its offerings to better serve smaller nonprofits. This shift has affected what TechSoup offers to nonprofits. Learn more about it in this post.

May 22, 2018

Tech Planning

3 Steps to Get Started with Your Nonprofit's Tech Plan

We hear from many nonprofits that they want to adopt and use the latest technology to serve their mission. And yet, they struggle to plan and implement technology interventions to optimize staff and leadership efforts. Let's take a look at three tips to get you started with tech planning.

May 17, 2018

IT Security

How One Nonprofit Protects Data with Veritas

Working with young people means collecting a lot of sensitive information that needs to be safeguarded, says the nonprofit Boomerang. At the recommendation of its IT professional, it began using Veritas System Recovery, Server Edition, for data security for nonprofits, acquired through TechSoup.

May 15, 2018

Data Management

What Type of Data Should My Nonprofit or Foundation Collect?

If you're asking yourself what type of data your nonprofit should collect, start collecting the data that you will use now. Do a data audit and then figure out how to optimize your data collection so that you get the data you need.

May 10, 2018

Hardware

Need Hardware? TechSoup's Options for Your Nonprofit

Over the last few years, TechSoup has been expanding our offerings of affordable new and remanufactured IT hardware. We thought it high time we show you all we have for you to choose from when you need to upgrade your aging or failing IT equipment.

May 09, 2018

Impact Stories

How Microsoft Azure Helps People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

The AUD Social Cooperative is working to support communication and social participation for people who are deaf and hard of hearing in South Korea. The organization has created an app called Sharetyping using Microsoft Azure, which they accessed through TechSoup Korea. Learn more about it here.

May 08, 2018

Donor Management

8 Digital Fundraising Trends in 2018

Digital fundraising is constantly evolving, so it's important for nonprofits to stay on top of emerging trends and take advantage of new tools. Here are eight trends that your organization can use now to better engage with supporters and raise more money.

May 03, 2018

Web Development

How to Build Google Analytics Dashboards Like a Boss (for Your Boss)

Analytics dashboards are a great way to make data accessible, digestible, and more fun for your team members. Learn how to build Google Analytics dashboards for your boss and colleagues.

May 01, 2018

Operations

How Nonprofits Can Save Time and Money: Why Cloud Integrations Matter

The migration to the cloud has been made easier for nonprofits thanks to an initiative called Impact Cloud. By integrating these cloud technologies, nonprofits are able to save both time and money. Here's how.

April 30, 2018

Project Management

What Nonprofits Can Learn from Tech Startups

Nonprofits can actually learn a great deal from for-profit startup companies when it comes to launching a new program or service. So, before you get started on your next project, take a look at some lessons learned from companies just getting off the ground.

April 26, 2018

Marketing and Communications

Accidental Communications Directors: You Are Not Alone!

Learn more about accidental communications directors: get insights and tips from the NTC 2018 conference session for nonprofit communications professionals. Here are some highlights that got the room energized.

April 25, 2018