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Thursday, June 25, 2009

"Deals" for Non-Profit Groups

I just had an email from Carole Cotton in which she wrote, "Not sure if you receive these notices from Techsoup, an organization that provides 'deals' for not-for-profit groups. Certainly a plus for many not-for-profit agencies. Might be worth a mention in your blog."

To save time, I'm reproducing the message from Techsoup here. If your agency wants to take advantage of any of these offers you have until 30 June to do so.

Thank you, Carole!

One Week Left to Request Donations Before the June 30 Fiscal Year End!

In just a few short days, a variety of valuable donated and discounted hardware, software and online service programs will reset with the June 30 fiscal year end. To help your organization get the most bang for your limited bucks, we've highlighted some of the donors whose products are affected by the fiscal year end. If you really want to maximize your benefits, place a request before June 30 and then you can request again starting July 1.

Please be sure to view all affected programs.

Keep in mind your organization is likely eligible to request from not just one but multiple donation programs.

Important: Microsoft product requests are not affected by the
June 30 deadline.


GiftWorks: Make Your Fundraising Easier

The new GiftWorks Standard will help a small to medium-sized nonprofit get organized and take fundraising to the next level.

Network for Good: Boost Your Online Fundraising

Drive contributions by accepting credit cards on your Web site with a service bundle from Network for Good.

Telosa: Organize Critical Donor Information

Is managing your donors and contacts in spreadsheets overwhelming? Streamline and automate many time-consuming tasks with Telosa Exceed! Basic.


Refurbished Computer Initiative: Quality, Low-Cost Computers

Request refurbished desktop and notebook computers through TechSoup's RCI program, now with better specs and lower admin fees.

Business Applications

Turn Data into Action with Crystal Reports and Xcelsious Engage from SAP Business Objects

Create highly formatted and useful reports from your data using Crystal Reports 2008, make them visually stimulating using Xcelcius Engage 2008, and share them online with your colleagues using Professional Edition.

Atlas Business Solutions: Solutions for Human Resources

Organize your human resource recordkeeping with Staff Manager and easily schedule volunteers or employees with ScheduleAnywhere.


Symantec: Protect What Matters to You

Protect all the computers in your organization with Norton AntiVirus, Norton Internet Security, and the new version of Norton 360 3.0. Also, enterprise security software is available for larger organizations as well as Policy Patrol Enterprise from Red Earth.

MYOB: Manage Your Finances Better

Perfect for your small nonprofit, MYOB offersBusinessBasics
and PremierAccounting software (Mac software also available) to help manage your financial resources.


Flickr: Tell Your Story

Request a package of Pro accounts to showcase your organization's work through your own photography.

Financial Management

Intuit: Better Accounting, Better Decisions

Request QuickenPremier 2008, QuickBooks Customer Manager, or QuickBooks Premier Edition 2009 to track your financial and customer information.

MYOB: Manage Your Finances Better

Perfect for the smaller nonprofit, MYOB offers BusinessBasics Version 2 and PremiereAccounting 2009 software (Mac software also available) to help manage your financialresources.

SAGE: Financial Strength for the Nonprofits

Peachtree Premium Accounting for Nonprofits 2009 provides accounting and analysis tools to help nonprofit organizations improve their financial management.

Browse all donation programs on a fiscal year end schedule or review eligibility details for each program.

How to Check Your Order History

Not sure what products your organization has already received through TechSoup during the current fiscal year? Check your order history and click an order number to view details. To see all requests since 7/1/2008 (the beginning of our current fiscal year), type that date in the "From Date" field and click Go. Now place your orders before the June 30 deadline!

Best wishes,

Rebecca Masisak Co-CEO, TechSoup Global

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Questions? Please see TechSoup's program pages or click on these frequently asked questions:

You can contact our Customer Service Department via email at or call us at 1-800-659-3579, extension 700. We're available Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time. In addition, you can get answers to your questions at our Email andAnswer Center.

You are receiving this email because your organization is registered at TechSoup: 435 Brannan Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94107.


Ken Walker said...

Thanks for mentioning this Bill and Carole. I passed it on to our management team.

Bill Bell said...

Ken, you're very welcome. I hope you find something useful.

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Bill Bell said...

Margaret, thank you for your kind comments, and for visiting. I appreciate that link too.