Encryption and Nonprofits

TechSoup

As nonprofits, we often handle sensitive information about those we serve. And in many cases, we handle data of vulnerable or at-risk populations, whether it's refugees, children, homeless individuals, or domestic violence survivors.

Rapid Strategy Development at Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

As a nonprofit leader, you want clarity. You want to know what you want to accomplish and the best way to accomplish it. What's more, you want to make an impact when you get there. To do that, you need a strategy. Project Management Operations

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How to Improve Your Nonprofit's Digital Content in 2020

TechSoup

Think about how the world online encounters your nonprofit. Do you have a website? Does your website have a blog? Are you active on social media? Do you make videos? Do you fundraise online? Your digital presence is defined by factors like these.

Sodality | Innovative App for Nonprofits by OTS Solutions

OTS Solutions

OTS Solutions Released An Innovative Sodality App for Nonprofits. Sodality is an innovative app for nonprofits with powerful tools that meet the dynamic needs of nonprofit organizations, membership groups and religious organizations. Need Help For Your Nonprofit Organization?

Fostering Race Equity at Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

We all know that racial diversity is important within the nonprofit sector, but it can often feel difficult to know where to start and how to make improvements at your organization.

5 Quick Fixes to Make Your Nonprofit's Website Flourish

TechSoup

Your nonprofit's website is the perfect tool to introduce yourself to volunteers, donors, and constituents — and to expand your impact. But it doesn't just do the work on its own. Web Development Marketing and Communications

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Texting to Connect With Volunteers and Donors

Zipwhip

Whether you donate your time, your money or both, volunteering with a nonprofit organization or supporting their fundraising efforts with a financial gift can pay dividends in many ways. Because nonprofit groups work with a tight budget, they often rely on volunteers for hands-on help.

A Nonprofit's Guide to Event Planning: 4 Essential Steps

TechSoup

Holding a fundraising event is a great way for nonprofits to earn support for their cause and attract new donors. For many nonprofit organizations, events play a key role in raising the funds needed to support the organization's projects.

Can't-Miss Sessions at the Nonprofit Technology Conference

TechSoup

Hosted by NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the premier annual event for nonprofit techies. We are sending several of our best representatives to host sessions, listen to the needs of nonprofits, and answer your TechSoup questions.

Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work During the COVID-19 Outbreak

TechSoup

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the communities where we live and serve, organizations are encouraging their staff to work remotely if possible.

Budgeting for CRM: 4 Steps to Finding the Right System for Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

There comes a point at most nonprofit organizations when it's time for a new constituent relationship management (CRM) system. A nonprofit can utilize a CRM to get a detailed view of its constituents.

Data Privacy and Compliance at Nonprofit Organizations

TechSoup

I was lucky enough to be in the room at the European Parliament in October 2018 when Apple CEO Tim Cook made an impassioned plea for a federal privacy law in the USA. It was something I thought I would not hear from a Silicon Valley CEO in my lifetime. IT Security Data Management

How One IT Professional Supports a Faith-Based Nonprofit in the Pacific Northwest

TechSoup

A variety of factors can impact a nonprofit's ability to optimize its IT setup. However, as the world hurtles ever more rapidly into a cloud-first, tech-centric reality, it's more important than ever to make IT needs a central part of a nonprofit's planning strategy — not an afterthought.

The 3 Types of Nonprofit Dashboards — and How to Build Each One

TechSoup

So much data is available to your nonprofit — through your CRM, Google Analytics, social media analytics, email analytics, and beyond. Here are the three most effective types of nonprofit dashboards, and how to build each one on a budget.

One Surprising Reason Your Nonprofit Struggles to Grow

Let's Grow Leaders

I regularly speak with nonprofit leaders who wonder why their nonprofit struggles to grow. The post One Surprising Reason Your Nonprofit Struggles to Grow appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Capacity Employee Engagement & Energy Winning Well leadership leadership development leadership training management nonprofitsThey have a great theory of change, clear intended impact, enthusiastic donors, but…something is wrong.

Celebrating the Nonprofits That Protect the Earth

TechSoup

On April 22, 2019, people in more than 193 countries around the world will hold public events celebrating Earth Day. This year, the focus will be on protecting species from extinction because, as Silent Spring author Rachel Carson once wrote, "In nature, nothing exists alone.". Operations TechSoup

Why 2020 Is the Year to Consider Digital Transformation at Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

It is really necessary for nonprofits? What is this thing they call "digital transformation" anyway? It sounds expensive and time consuming. The Cloud The Future of Work Tech Planning

The 9 Key Areas of Responsibility for a Nonprofit Executive Director

TechSoup

Whether you are a new or aspiring nonprofit executive director (ED) or a board member considering hiring your first ED, it is critical to get clear about what the role entails. Very often, nonprofit boards look to hire an ED when they really only need administrative support.

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

TechSoup

And so, many nonprofits are making the switch to the cloud. The cloud makes technology securely accessible through the Internet, resulting in time and money saved. Operations The Cloud

Office 365 Security Features to Help Secure Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

When you set up your nonprofit's cybersecurity plan, it's important to consider the various ways your organization is vulnerable to cyberattacks and other security threats.

Using Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 2019 at Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

These days, it's never been more important to produce quality materials that tell your nonprofit's story to the world. This year's annual report. A fun video showcasing a volunteer event. Really, anything that illustrates the great work you do at your organization.

QuickBooks Online Advanced vs. Online Plus: Which Is Best for Your Nonprofit?

TechSoup

As we approach the end of the fiscal year for many nonprofits, keeping solid books is more important than ever.

Office 365 and G Suite: Understanding the Cloud Productivity Tools Available to Nonprofits

TechSoup

Office 365 and G Suite are two excellent productivity tools, and your nonprofit can get donated versions of both through TechSoup's marketplace.

Create Beautiful Websites for Your Nonprofit (No Coding Required)

TechSoup

Wix is designed to help you make a website you are proud of, no matter your requirements or skill level. Anyone can increase their online presence by building a beautiful site — and the fantastic discount through TechSoup makes amazing websites more accessible than ever.

Why Is TechSoup Investing in a New Nonprofit Marketplace?

TechSoup

You know the TechSoup marketplace. In fact, it’s likely the first thing you knew about us. You know that we work with software providers — from Fortune 50 companies to boutique product development groups — to connect their philanthropic goals with civil society organizations around the world.

Using Adobe Creative Cloud to Make a Flyer at Your Nonprofit: A Beginner's Guide

TechSoup

At some point, your nonprofit has likely faced a scenario in which you needed to make a simple flyer. Maybe it was for a fundraiser, an event like a beach cleanup or clothing drive, or even just your annual holiday party.

3 Characteristics and Benefits of Cloud Computing for Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

You may have heard that cloud computing can save your organization time and money. Here's how that works. The Cloud Tech Planning

How Many Microsoft Products Can Nonprofits Request from TechSoup?

TechSoup

Here is the short answer to the question of how many Microsoft products you can request: You can get 50 of each donated product in a two-year period — with a couple of exceptions for servers — and unlimited discounted products. TechSoup Tech Planning

How One Nonprofit Supports Communities 7,000 Miles Away

TechSoup

The use of technology can significantly increase our capacity to do good across regions, cultures, and time zones. However, working collaboratively with stakeholders from different parts of the world presents a number of challenges. Impact Stories Symantec Impact Stories

How One Nonprofit Saves Time and Money with Help Desk Services

TechSoup

In a small village up the Hudson River in New York, one small nonprofit is making a difference in the lives of local residents.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Instagram's New Donation Stickers

TechSoup

Recently, some big news was announced at the recent Facebook Developer Conference: You can now raise funds for your organization on Instagram Stories using the Instagram donation sticker. Social Media Marketing and Communications

TechSoup's Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2020

TechSoup

We predict that it's going to be a big year in nonprofit technology in 2020. In just fundraising alone there are a ton of new innovations that you'll have to know about.

How One Nonprofit Uses QuickBooks to Support Young Innovators

TechSoup

When it comes to science and technology, it's never too early to inspire interest and imagination within young minds. Doing so enables kids who may not have otherwise been exposed to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education to cultivate a lifelong passion.

Boost Your Nonprofit's Fundraising with TechSoup's Digital Tools

TechSoup

As the fiscal year comes to an end, budgeting and financial planning are top of mind for many organizations. However, a recent M+R analysis of end-of-year giving in 2018 may have given some organizations even more reasons to throw everything they have at their end-of-year fundraising efforts.

How to Keep Your Nonprofit Secure While Symantec Is Out of Stock

TechSoup

As we announced last year , Broadcom Inc.'s s acquisition of Symantec enterprise assets affects three Symantec enterprise-level products formerly available to TechSoup members: Symantec Endpoint Protection 14, Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition, and Symantec Mail Security 7.5

New Features in Veritas Backup Exec 20.6 to Protect Your Nonprofit's Data

TechSoup

Veritas Backup Exec (Veritas BE) is a fantastic tool designed to protect your valuable data against mistakes, viruses, and disasters. Setup and configuration are very user-friendly, and the intuitive interface makes it easy to understand where your data is being stored.

27 Top Productivity Tools for Nonprofits

TechSoup

Whether you're working solo or with a team at your nonprofit, there are many kinds of resources that can help push you to achieve your overall goals.