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Digitize your contracts with DocuSign!

Exciting news — DocuSign, one of the world’s leading solutions for electronic signature technology, has joined TechSoup Canada as a donor partner!

Top 5 CRM Platforms for Nonprofits

As many organizations have learned, nothing is more crucial than keeping important data organized. Customer Relationship Management systems, or ‘CRM’ for short, have revolutionized modern standards of efficiency and productivity. From centralized mobile data access, faster data retrieval, and real-time communications between team members, using a CRM is the ideal hub for non-profits organizations. Here are 5 great CRM platforms to consider.

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act: A Refresher for Nonprofits

Accessibility is important for everyone - not just individuals with disabilities. For example, when buildings are wheelchair accessible, it benefits parents with strollers. Or when a TV program has closed captioning, it benefits patrons watching in a noisy bar who can’t hear the audio.

A Nonprofit's Guide to Cloud Storage for Security and Productivity

"The cloud" refers to a computer concept whereby groups of large computers specializing in storing and processing information (known as "servers") work together to share information and workloads towards completing a specific task.

The Cost of NOT Having Cloud Technology in Today’s World

Cloud technologies have become commonplace, and the benefits are tremendous. Organizations can spend less time managing internal computing systems and communications infrastructures, and more time focusing on their mission. This decrease in overhead is invaluable, and it significantly streamlines how an organization spends their resources. But what are the real costs of not having cloud technologies?

What You Need to Know About Microsoft Office 365 Nonprofits

Microsoft Office 365 Nonprofit allows you to have the full capabilities and secure environment of installed software along with the collaborative, anywhere, anytime availability of the cloud. If you have some questions about going completely online, especially if you're working with sensitive information, read on.

Guess what? We have Office 2016

The newest version of Office is now available as a donation through TechSoup! All Office suites now include OneNote, and the Office suites for Windows include Skype for Business. Note that InfoPath has not been updated to 2016. The last version of InfoPath to be released is the 2013 version. InfoPath 2013 is still available as a donation through TechSoup, and that version is included with Office Professional Plus 2016.

Huddle Improves Team Collaboration for CERIC

Imagine trying to get feedback on a document. You attach the file to an email, send it to your team and they review the file. Some emailed you directly with input; others replied-all. Now, you have the not-so-efficient task of consolidating everyone’s feedback back into one document.

Sound familiar?

Web Conferencing 101 for Nonprofits

Web conferencing is a great, cost-effective way for nonprofits to connect with fellow colleagues, Board members, supporters and prospects without the need for you or your participants to travel.

In this article, we’ll cover everything your nonprofit needs to know about virtual meetings, including what they are, how to get started, and choosing the right tool that suits your needs.

Hold a Nonprofit Tech Meetup in Your City!

We’re currently looking for people to join our Canadian NetSquared community as a co-organizer. If you’re a consultant or vendor hosting a NetSquared group is a highly effective way to network and build a reputation for expertise. If you’re already your community’s go-to for tech advice being a NetSquared organizer allows you to provide structure to your volunteer commitments and connects you with a network of like-minded techies.