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A Great Resource for Nonprofits: TechSoup.org

Wed, Oct 16, 2013 @ 13:10 PM / by Alisyn Franzen

Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designations have access to funding from a wide array of private foundations. Did you know that in addition to funding, nonprofits are also offered discounted resources? One such opportunity is TechSoup.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that started in 1987.

Who is TechSoup.org?TechSoup.org Nonprofit

According to its website, TechSoup’s focus is “connecting your nonprofit, charity, or public library with technology products and solutions, plus the learning resources you need to make informed decisions about technology.”

TechSoup.org is a project of TechSoup Global, which is 53-partner non-governmental organization that spans the globe, working with countries in Africa, the Americas, Asian Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. You can learn more about TechSoup.org and TechSoup Global by clicking here.

What does TechSoup.org do?

Nonprofits and libraries can receive discounts on products and services, which includes software from some of TechSoup’s partners, including MicroSoft. TechSoup.org also provides free resources, including articles, blogs, expertly-led forums, webinars, and more.

Joining TechSoup.org is relatively simple. First, you must sign up to become a member, and once you have done this, you can select the donation programs for which you are eligible. Finally, register your organization in the TechSoup database, and from there, you are ready to request donations. For complete information on how to sign up for TechSoup, please click here to visit their website.

Current Highlights

At time of this blog’s publication, TechSoup.org was featuring two headlines worth mentioning.

1)     Religious Organizations with a 501(c)(3) status can receive over 250 Microsoft products as donations, including Microsoft 365 for Nonprofits.

2)     Citrix ShareFile, new to TechSoup.org, is being offered at 50% off for up to 10 users. Citrix ShareFile offers secure, encrypted cloud storage.

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Image credit: TechSoup for Libraries

Topics: nonprofit grants, 501(c)(3), matching funds, technology grant, nonprofit funding, in-kind donations, teacher resources, technology resource, technology resources, nonprofit resource, nonprofit resources

Alisyn Franzen

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