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On April 11th, 2017 Microsoft will be ending support for Windows Vista, as well as Microsoft Office Suite 2007. This means Vista and Office 2007 products will no longer receive updated security patches or receive online content updates from Microsoft, but will still be able to function. If your organization is currently using Vista and/or Office 2007, we highly recommend that you upgrade your Windows operating system and Office products in order to stay protected!
On April 13th, 2016, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) partnered with TechSoup Canada and the NetSquared network to help Canadian nonprofits, charities and libraries learn how they can take ownership and build their brand online (by choosing a .CA domain), and we’re excited to share the impact of this campaign with you!
Celebrate Creativity with Adobe invited nonprofits, charities and libraries in the Canada to showcase their most creative materials that were designed in any Adobe program. The community then voted on the submissions they believed were the most creative and inspiring, and we were incredibly impressed with the results!
Chosen from 145 submissions, the winners of the Celebrate Creativity with Adobe contest are:
Exciting news — DocuSign, one of the world’s leading solutions for electronic signature technology, has joined TechSoup Canada as a donor partner!
Adobe and TechSoup Canada have teamed up to bring you a Facebook contest where your creative material (e.g., posters, brochures, any marketing collateral), designed in any Adobe program, can win your organization up to $2,000 CAD.
>Are you a medium-sized nonprofit (15+ staff) based in Toronto, Ontario or the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)? Are you struggling with an old, slow server? Or maybe you’re trying to update your IT infrastructure, but you’re not sure where to start?
Is your nonprofit is located in the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga, York or Durham Region? We have great news for you - Overture Group is offering comprehensive IT evaluations to nonprofits located in their service area (GTA, Mississauga, York Region, and Durham Region) and they’re providing it free of cost!
As you may know, Autodesk announced last year that they will be discontinuing perpetual licenses in 2016. As such, the Autodesk donation program will no longer distribute perpetual licenses for Autodesk products after April 12th, 2016.
Amazing news! Office Three Sixty Six is an Office Three Sixty Five subscription that allows users to work during leap years and it’s now available to nonprofits for free.
Exciting news! Adobe has expanded the eligibility for their Donations Program to include organizations that were previously ineligible! As you may know, we work hard with our donor partners to open eligibility to as many groups as possible, so we are delighted to be expanding Adobe eligibility to all qualified nonprofit organizations.