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Donor Management

How to Build and Sustain a Successful Monthly Giving Program

Monthly giving is the fastest growing segment of digital fundraising, offering benefits for both donors and nonprofits. Nonprofits can rely on monthly giving for consistent revenue to the organization. Plus, monthly donors are more likely to donate larger total gifts and to give over a longer time.

September 19, 2018

IT Security

Your Copiers Are Storing Confidential Information: What You Can Do About It

Modern commercial copiers and multifunction printers are actually computers with hard drives and network connectivity. They are as vulnerable to data theft as anything in your office's IT system. What can your nonprofit do about this?

September 14, 2018

IT Security

How to Build an Effective Tech Foundation for Your Small to Mid-Sized Nonprofit

Many small nonprofits are run well with appropriate productivity, security, storage, and backup solutions — and these can be a mix of cloud and on-premises solutions. Find out how donated products from TechSoup can help build a basic — yet effective — tech foundation for your nonprofit.

September 13, 2018

Social Media

What Nonprofits Need to Know About Measuring Social Media ROI

If your efforts with social media and digital marketing do not create the desired results, how can you justify spending precious time and money on them? You need to ensure that your nonprofit is getting some ROI (return on investment) from your social media efforts. Here's how to measure that ROI.

September 12, 2018

Graphic Design

Video: How One Nonprofit Reveals the Human Cost of the Fashion Industry

Ayesha Barenblat, founder of Remake, wants you to think before you buy your next article of clothing. Equipped with professional digital tools from Adobe for Nonprofits, Remake is amplifying the conversation about the true cost of the clothing industry using digital storytelling.

September 11, 2018

TechSoup

6 New Apps Creating Change: Transforming Conflict into Empowerment

On August 24, six organizations came together to unveil the apps they have been working on at the Public Good App House event hosted by Caravan Studios. Take a look at what was shared.

September 10, 2018

Social Media

Facebook Fundraising Can Help You Raise Donations in More Ways than One

According to a post from Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook birthday fundraisers raised over $300 million for over 750,000 nonprofits. This is a big opportunity, but nonprofits can't rely on birthday fundraisers alone to raise donations on the site. Discover other free fundraising tools on Facebook!

September 06, 2018

Donor Management

7 Steps to Fundraising from Millennials: Getting Them to Give

Millennials are motivated by the goal of making the world a better place and tend to be much more cause-driven than previous generations. Learn how to appeal to this tech-savvy, connected, and social generation in order to ensure your nonprofit fundraising success in years to come!

September 05, 2018

Social Media

5 Steps to Address Your Nonprofit's Social Media Concerns

Although fears about social media are understandable, they are also counterproductive. The benefits of using social media to interact with donors and to tell stories vastly outweigh the potential negatives. Here are five steps you can take to assuage fears as you bring your nonprofit into the fold.

August 29, 2018

The Cloud

Amazon Web Services Announces New Nonprofit Grants and Benefits

At its Imagine conference, Amazon Web Services made several announcements about new grants and programs for nonprofits. Learn about these programs and how they can benefit your organization.

August 23, 2018

Accounting

How a Nonprofit Teaches Entrepreneurship to All Kinds of Learners

Start-Up! Kid's Club is an Austin, Texas–based nonprofit aimed at teaching kids aged 5 to 17 entrepreneurial skills as a form of alternative learning. Find out how its staff successfully used Intuit QuickBooks Online to cut in half the time allocated to bookkeeping.

August 21, 2018

Social Media

4 Ways That Nonprofits Can Get More Social Media Engagement

An increasing number of nonprofits small and large are diving into social media each year. And though many do so successfully, some do not receive the results they expected. Discover four ways in which your nonprofit can get more social media engagement!

August 15, 2018