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...

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...

Video: Choosing the Best Office 365 Licenses for Your Nonprofit

Office 365 is a powerful solution for nonprofits large and small. To help your organization understand your options, we have a short video explaining how nonprofits can get the most out of the Office 365 program at TechSoup. LEARN ABOUT LICENSES O...

5 Reasons That Your Organization Should Move to the Cloud

The cloud is the future of online information storage and sharing. Many people still hold on to the idea that to host their IT services on-site keeps vital information safe. But cloud-based applications have many benefits. We have five ways that y...

The Nonprofit's Guide to Effective Document Management in the Cloud

Digital documents have improved our productivity since the earliest versions of word processing software. Decades later, it seems that nearly everything exists not only in digital format, but also beyond our laptops and desktops — in the cloud. Th...

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...