Assistance Providers

NPower is a national nonprofit that brings information technology services to nonprofits and training to young adults. NPower’s strategy is to reach more nonprofits by engaging more corporate IT leaders. We are making powerful connections between socially responsible companies and the nonprofits we serve.  Visit us here.

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Progressive Technology Project (PTP) was founded by grassroots organizers to support social change community-led organizing in low income communities and communities of color. Our mission is to help community-led organizations achieve their goals more effectively and efficiently.  Our programs help community organizers build their skills and understanding to integrate technology into the work of the organizations.  Find out more on our website.

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Taproot is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society.

We engage the nation’s millions of business professionals in pro bono services both through our award-winning programs and by partnering with companies to develop their pro bono programs. One day, we envision all organizations with promising solutions will be equipped to successfully take on urgent social challenges.  Vist us at our website  for more information.

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Blogs

Beth Kanter is the author of Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media, one of the longest running and most popular blogs for nonprofits.  Learn more here.

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Fundraising & Social Media

Imagine what the world would be like if every time you were inspired to help someone or something, you could — with just a few clicks of a mouse, anywhere online. That’s the mission of Network for Good.  We make it as easy to donate and volunteer online as it is to shop online, and we make it simple and affordable for all nonprofits, of any size, to recruit donors and volunteers via the Internet.

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General Advice & Information

Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides thoroughly researched, impartial and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart software decisions.  For more information visit their website.

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NTEN is the membership organization of nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes. NTEN helps you do your job better, so you can make the world a better place.  Visit them here.

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TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities.  Visit them here.

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Tech Programs for Nonprofits

Apply for the Google for Nonprofits program and get access to exclusive products and resources to help your organization expand its impact.  Learn more here.

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YouTube Good Work is a unique opportunity for creatives around the world to win a trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity by making a promo video for a non-profit organization of their choosing.  Learn more here.

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Useful Additional Resources

An introduction to the power and potential of Social Media via a story about a small town with many flavors of ice cream.  View it here.

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Idealware seminars are designed to give you the tactical advice you need to make smart software decisions. You can take one of our live online seminars, which are capped at 25 participants so you’ll have lots of opportunity to ask questions and get the information you need.    Vist our website for more information.

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Online conferencing tools are used for many reasons – sales presentations, webinars and training, to name a few. Plus, if you work from home, like many freelancers and small business owners do, you face the unique challenge of needing live meeting time with clients who may be located around the world.  Find out more, here.

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Thanks to the social web, each of us has the unprecedented ability to offer not only monetary support but also the reach of our own online networks in support of a cause. Non-profits can also tap into a myriad of sites enhanced by social media to turbo-charge fundraising campaigns and galvanize supporters.  For more information, visit us here.

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A usability demo test by Steve Krug, author of Don’t make me think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability.

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The ADA Small Business Primer for a guide to making your organization accessible

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This quick-reference guide is for anyone considering how to most effectively use the Internet to achieve their advocacy communications objectives.  Learn more here.

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Read more about the social media phenomenon, here.

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Idealware is a company that helps organizations make smart technology decisions.  Visit them here.

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Nonprofit technology, consulting, training and writing about effective solutions.  Read more here.

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Taproot is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society.

We engage the nation’s millions of business professionals in pro bono services both through our award-winning programs and by partnering with companies to develop their pro bono programs. One day, we envision all organizations with promising solutions will be equipped to successfully take on urgent social challenges.  Vist us at our website  for more information.

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The Nonprofit Centers Network best practices guide to building a successful shared services program.  View them here.

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Award winning websites for inspiration, view them here.

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