Top 10 Microsoft Products for NGOs, Nonprofits, and Charities

For many NGOs, choosing the right mix of technology can be daunting. The tools that you might need may seem expensive and out of reach for your budget. Below we will discuss how you can get ahead with solutions from Microsoft.  From communications...

Introducing TechSoup Courses

Do you want the best online training and education for your NGO, charity, nonprofit, or library? There are thousands of resources out there — yet many organizations are unsure where to start.  The first question is time and cost. Pressure is mount...

Is the Cloud Safe? How to Ensure Security in the Cloud

Cloud apps are great for productivity, and they are easy to use, but you need to be aware of the security risks that come along with them. Welcome to the Cloud Generation. Here are five things to do to help protect your nonprofit. Step 1: Do an In...

GDPR Takes Effect in May 2018. Is Your Nonprofit Ready?

By Andrea Simandi and Cameron Birge, Microsoft What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is Europe's new privacy law that raises the bar for the protection of personal data, which is any data that can be linked to an individual. What do...

6 Fundamental Communication Tools That Your Non-governmental Organization Needs

How can you get members of your organization to connect with each other? These days there are so many different tools and platforms that it is easy to become confused. To pick the right tools, consider the age, geographic location, and lifestyle o...

How to Plan a Nonprofit Blog That You Can Manage

The following blog post is an edited version of a two-part post that was written by Matthew Couto from TechSoup Canada's Blog. You can read the full article here. Many nonprofits want to start a blog, but their staff members must often balance mul...

What You Can Do About Ransomware

A ransomware attack that is called WannaCry has affected over 200,000 Windows PCs in 150 countries. And the attack continues. Nonprofit, church, library, and foundation offices are vulnerable to this malware. Malware can disable your IT (informati...

What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing?

Cloud services have become very popular in recent years. However, when TechSoup surveyed NGOs around the world in 2012, we found that many NGOs didn't know much about cloud services. As a result, many NGOs we surveyed didn't use cloud services Wha...

12 Tips to Being Safer Online

This Safer Internet Guide is designed for nonprofits, charities, and NGOs. You rely on the goodwill of your donors, constituents, and community for support. So it's very important that you protect your data and infrastructure. This guide is intend...