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QuickBooks Helps BITS Serve Struggling Youth

"By Youth, For Youth" is the motto of Business in the Streets (BITS), a Toronto-based Canadian Registered Charity that focuses on peer mentorship for struggling and low-income youth with a business idea.

The Viral Email: How Nonprofits Can Increase Email Forwarding

Nonprofit organizations with small audiences often feel at a disadvantage when it comes to marketing and reach, but their naturally narrow, targeted audience gives them the edge in one key marketing area - email virality.

Design, Create, and Inspire with Adobe Creative Cloud

TechSoup Canada is proud to announce two new additions to the Adobe donation program: Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps Plan and Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan. Now you can tell your story through a variety of media using Adobe Creative Cloud!

10 Easy Digital Security Tips

If you ask someone about digital security, it’s no surprise if that person immediately relates it to hacking. Currently, with widely publicized cases such as the iCloud leak and the Heartbleed virus, hacking has then become the buzzword for digital security. However, though hacking is the more common threat nowadays, digital security is actually more encompassing than just a threat on our virtual selves.

Three Cool Things to Try in Excel 2016

This blog post was originally written by Cosmin Tătaru at TechSoup. This post has been adapted and expanded for a Canadian audience by TechSoup Canada.

Office 2016 includes powerful new Excel features. In part one of our deep dive into the latest Microsoft Office, we show you step by step how to use three of the best new features in Excel 2016*.

A closer look: Why do digital products go out of stock?

Every now and then, you may notice that a product on our website goes out of stock – and it can be confusing because most of the products we have are available digitally. Here’s a closer look at the reason why.

Visualize your data with Tableau

Tableau is an award-winning software that specializes in making databases and spreadsheets understandable to ordinary people. Used by more than 29,000 companies worldwide across every industry, Tableau is not only powerful, but extremely user-friendly. You can use Tableau to produce and share visual representations of any data your organization collects!

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.

Tech Impact’s Office 365 DIY Migration Program Now Available for Nonprofits

Office 365 DIY Migration Workshop by Tech Impact is a series of live instructional webinars designed to guide organizations, or an organization’s IT staff, through the process of migrating their existing email, calendar, and contact management systems to Microsoft Office 365 [using mail management tools].

Why Your Nonprofit Should Have its Head in the “Cloud”

Over the past few years, cloud solutions have grown in popularity, resulting in an increase of free and affordable cloud tools. While many Canadian nonprofits have reservations and been slower in adopting the cloud (mostly due to lack of resources and data privacy concerns), it’s important to recognize that more companies are moving or integrating their programs and services to the cloud. Now more than ever, your nonprofit needs to understand what cloud computing is all about so you can be as as agile, resilient and scalable as you can!