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Adobe, Symantec and 16 other donor partners open eligibility to nonprofits

At TechSoup Canada, we believe that nonprofit organizations in Canada (registered charities or not) are changing the world every day. Making access to donated software available to the nonprofit sector as a whole has been a goal of ours since our launch in 2009.

What is Open Source? Part 2: Case Studies

Now, let's look at some technologically oriented non-profits and charities that are using open source software as a major part or for all of their daily operations. Admittedly these cases are not typical in the non-profit world, but they do show off what can be done with open source software.

TechSoup Canada Wins Minister’s Award

OTF_award We are thrilled to announce that TechSoup Canada won the “Minister’s Award” at the Ontario Trillium Foundation Great Grant Awards 2012. This award is given to organizations that demonstrate a significant impact on the community.

Facebook Timeline for Pages Super-Guide

Facebook has released its Timeline update for Pages, bringing them more in-line with personal profiles. Here’s our super-guide on customising and maximising what Facebook offers in the Timeline update.

What is Open Source? Part 1: Introduction

What is Open Source? Also, why should you your not-for-profit or charity be looking at open source source software for part or all of your computing needs?

A View of the Cloud from Poland

Cloud computing has been around since the Internet, and everyone who is connected uses it one way or another. If you asked someone in a Polish NGO if they know about or are using the cloud, they probably wouldn't know what you are talking about.

Voices from the Community: Donor Management Software

This post originally appeared on TechSoup.org's blog and was written by Michael DeLong, Online Community Manager at TechSoup Global

Voices from the Community is an ongoing series of blog posts culling popular topics of interest from the TechSoup Community Forums and other online community channels.

Toronto Net Tuesday Recap - Preparing for a Website Redesign

By: Chris Sorenson, TechSoup Canada Volunteer

Note: for more perspectives on the event, see the recap blog by Kristen Scott and the poem written by David Brydges, both event participants.

In Which Technology and Poetry Join Forces

David Brydges, one of the attendees of this week's Toronto Net Tuesday on "Preparing for a Website Redesign" wrote this poem about his experience at the event. David is the Artistic Director for the Spring Pulse Poetry Festival, the largest poetry festival in Northern Ontario.

MEETING SUCCESS by David Clayson Brydges

The digital net was cast

into the Toronto city sea.

Tuesday eve all

captains and dreamers

New Microsoft Office now available!

Office 2013 The latest version of Microsoft Office is here! Eligible nonprofits, charities, and libraries can now request Office Standard and Professional editions through the Microsoft Software Donation Program at TechSoup Canada.