TechSoup Blog

The Cloud

Enter the Cloud with Microsoft and TechSoup

If you are a nonprofit and you are using Microsoft Office Standard, it's important to know that in not-so-distant future, Microsoft will be ending its mainstream support of these offerings. Learn more about Office 365, Microsoft 365, and other cloud-based products!

October 22, 2018

The Cloud

How TechSoup Uses DocuSign to Serve Multisite Nonprofits

Securing signatures on critical documents remains a common challenge for nonprofits. Since TechSoup started using e-signatures with DocuSign, things have been running much more smoothly.

October 19, 2018

Operations

What Could Impact Investing Mean for Nonprofits … and TechSoup?

Many nonprofits struggle to raise the money we need to scale. Nonprofits can get grants to develop new programs, but it's often difficult to raise enough capital from just grants to increase capacity. Does impact investment represent an opportunity for nonprofits to overcome this gap?

October 18, 2018

The Cloud

4 Ways Box Brought Social Responsibility to Its Technology Conference

Corporate social responsibility has a big impact on nonprofits' well-being. Find out what the four ways are that Box.org advanced its commitment to social responsibility at its BoxWorks technology conference!

October 11, 2018

The Cloud

3 Tips to Streamline Your Document Management

The amount of paperwork that goes through an organization can seem endless and daunting. An online document management system is an automated way of organizing, capturing, and securing your digital files. Learn how to maximize the full potential of it.

October 09, 2018

IT Security

A Guide to a Selection of TechSoup's Security Products

Nonprofits have fewer resources available to keep things as secure as they could be, and so they are prime targets for hackers and criminals. Browse our guide to cybersecurity solutions at TechSoup, and get your free basic security assessment!

October 05, 2018

IT Security

Get the Guide: 12 Steps to Internet Safety for Nonprofits

TechSoup's guide, 12 Tips to Stay Safer Online, provides 12 practical things to consider when evaluating your organization's security, as well as tips for addressing those potential security issues.

October 01, 2018

IT Security

Get Ready for Cybersecurity Awareness Month at TechSoup

As cybersecurity threats increase across the world, nonprofits are not immune to the danger posed by bad actors looking to gain access to sensitive information. Find out how to protect your nonprofit against cyberattacks!

September 28, 2018

Operations

How the Nonprofit Sector Can Become More Stable and Sustainable

How can nonprofits build their capacity, expertise, funding streams, human capital, and synergy with stakeholders? What should they focus on? Learn more about the indicators of a sustainable nonprofit enterprise.

September 27, 2018

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

Tech Planning

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