In light of the government shutdown that began on December 22, 2018, the nonprofit sector isn't standing by while its constituents face uncertainty. Here are three stories of organizations taking action to fill in the gaps left by the government.
Using Veritas for Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Children and Families
The Oregon Social Learning Center is dedicated to research that tackles problems that affect the healthy development of children of all ages. Discover how Veritas Backup Exec, obtained through TechSoup, has helped OSLC to achieve its mission!
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.
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.
How Urbanstead Empowers Youth Through Urban Farming
Find out how a small nonprofit from Philadelphia is using QuickBooks Online Plus, acquired through the Intuit Donation Program at TechSoup. Urbanstead utilizes QuickBooks to keep track of its finances and fulfill its mission of empowering youth and communities through the practice of urban farming.
How One Nonprofit Protects Water Using Data Backups from Veritas
Washington Water Trust is a nonprofit dedicated to protecting water flows across Washington state. Data security is a top priority for the organization. Find out how data backups with Veritas System Recovery software help it to protect water.
Supporting Science Fairs While Keeping Data Safe with Symantec Endpoint Protection Software
As an organization that deals with thousands of students each year, the Science Fair Foundation BC collects a great deal of personal data that needs to be protected. The nonprofit found its solution for data protection in Symantec Endpoint Protection, acquired through TechSoup Canada. Read more!
How SKJAJA Fund Offers Students Scholarships and a Chance to Give Back
SKJAJA Fund provides youth with scholarships to extracurricular activities they can't afford. Recipients give back to their community in the form of volunteer work. See how SKJAJA harnessed the power of QuickBooks Online to give more scholarships and keep its board members instantly apprised.
How One Nonprofit Protects Data with Veritas While Getting Students Back on Track
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.
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.
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.