Many nonprofits are currently preparing for the end of the fiscal year, which is just a few short weeks away. But regardless of whether your organization's fiscal year renews on June 30, there are several items in the TechSoup catalog whose year does renew on that date. There are a few reasons why you might want to be aware of these fast-approaching renewal dates.
In general, it's useful to know when you can renew your licenses for the tools your organization uses. But the other key reason that these dates might be useful is if you want to request more licenses than the annual limit for that tool. Once the fiscal year for an offer resets, so does your request limit. Let's say, for example, that you want 15 licenses for a certain tool, but that tool only allows nonprofits to request 10 per year. Simply request 10 licenses before June 30, and request the remaining five on July 1 or after.
Here are some offers from the TechSoup catalog that renew on June 30. You can find the full list, as well as more details, on our landing page.
Adobe Express brings together elements of Photoshop, Acrobat, and Premiere in one easy-to-use app. It offers a range of templates that you can use as a starting point, incorporating your own branding, logo, and fonts, or you can start from a blank slate. Experiment with animation features, typography, photo editing, and graphic design and collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders in-app.
The Premium version of Adobe Express is available at no cost to nonprofits through TechSoup, and organizations may request up to 10 donated licenses per fiscal year.
Autodesk provides industry-leading software solutions for 3D design, engineering, and entertainment. It offers a range of tools that enable you to create digital prototypes, design architectural structures, and develop brilliant animations. If you have team members with some expertise in these areas, you can harness Autodesk to bring a range of innovative ideas to life
Nonprofits may request up to 10 Autodesk subscriptions in a fiscal year. Admin fees vary depending on the product you choose.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a range of cloud computing services that allow you to host your website and build an infrastructure without the need for on-premises hardware. As well as supporting your networking and infrastructure needs, AWS provides more advanced features to help you gather and visualize data. The pay-per-use model means that you don't spend unnecessarily, and you only pay for what you use.
AWS offers credits to eligible organizations, which can be used on a range of cloud computing services. Depending on their annual budget, nonprofits are eligible for $1,000, $5,000, or $10,000 in AWS credits per fiscal year.
Bitdefender is security software that protects from ransomware, phishing, viruses, spyware, zero-day attacks, and other threats. It prevents unwanted connections and keeps up with the latest threats by using multiple machine learning techniques, behavioral analysis, and continuous monitoring of running processes. It also protects personal information, and web-filtering technology lets you know whether your search results are safe before you actually click on a link. The security of multiple devices is managed via an integrated, single admin console, which offers both granular views and overall assessments of your organization's cybersecurity posture.
There are a range of Bitdefender subscriptions to suit different needs, including those of organizations that need to protect not only desktops or laptops, but also servers. Organizations may request up to 50 Bitdefender licenses in a fiscal year.
DocuSign is an e-signature and contract management solution, enabling you to create and manage legally binding agreements virtually. Your contacts can sign from anywhere with an Internet connection, and all parties have access to the contract for reference. You can send contracts in bulk and decide whether to use a template or develop your own document from scratch.
Mobile Beacon provides mobile hotspots that operate on a 4G signal, allowing you to access the Internet from almost anywhere. These devices are the perfect solution if your staff regularly needs Internet access away from your primary location. You could also operate an Internet lending program, enabling constituents to take the hotspots away, in order to help bridge the digital divide within your community.
Nonprofits may request up to 11 hotspots per fiscal year.
Norton offers antivirus and security products for nonprofits. Both their Norton 360 Deluxe and Norton Small Business products can help nonprofits to enhance their cybersecurity and protect sensitive data. Both solutions protect against spyware, malware, and other security threats.
Norton 360 Deluxe protects your devices against the latest online threats. It also includes dark web monitoring, a secure VPN, password manager, and firewall, as well as 50 GB of cloud storage to back up important files and documents in case of data loss.
Norton Small Business is a more business-focused tool, incorporating mobile insight to detect potential threats before they are realized, as well as mobile device location and a centralized dashboard to manage all of your protected devices.
Organizations may request licenses from only one product group (either Norton 360 Deluxe or Norton Small Business) each fiscal year and may request enough licenses to protect up to 100 devices. If you want to request licenses from both product groups, take advantage of the fiscal year renewal dates by requesting one product before July 1 and the other after.
Make the Most of FYE Renewal Dates
Being aware of the offers affected by fiscal year-end renewal dates is a great way to maximize your budget and ensure that your organization has all of the tools it needs in order to operate effectively. Check out the full list of offers that renew on July 1, and don't miss this great opportunity to get the very best deals on the technology that can help your team to pursue your mission.
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