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The Designer’s Toolbox: Becoming Familiar with Adobe

In this post, we explore hands-on tools to help your nonprofit create and share original designs using the Adobe suite. Whether for business or for storytelling, the products in Adobe’s extensive catalogue are a great way to connect content and data in dynamic, accessible, and creative ways.

COVID 19: How Nonprofits Can Foster Digital Resilience


Digital resilience is commonly associated with the protection of one’s online security. As nonprofits, however, our resilience extends much further than technology. This means that, now more than ever, digital skills play a crucial role in strengthening community-building and advancing digital rights and equity.

COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Facilitate Inclusive Online Gatherings

In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the way we work, learn, and meet. As more and more of us make the switch to remote work, some fundamental questions remain: what does it take to run a successful online meeting? How can we make sure that digital facilitation remains inclusive? And can offline gatherings truly go virtual? In today’s post, we will walk you through the principles and best practices of effective online facilitation. 

10 Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Office Online

Office Online is the free, cloud version of Microsoft’s popular Office desktop products. While Office Online has reduced functionality compared to its desktop equivalent, you might also be surprised by the number of features that are available, which is why in this post, I’d like to share ten tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Office Online!

COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Establish Effective Telecommuting Practices

Many workplaces are either encouraging or mandating that employees work from home in an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus as well as to protect those who are most vulnerable to contagion. Here at TechSoup Canada, we’ve put together a preliminary round up of recommendations and resources to help support the nonprofit sector during this important transition.

[UPDATE: NOW WITH CLOUD!] TechSoup Canada's Microsoft Program: Donated, Discounted, and Cloud Offerings

Last year, Microsoft announced a number of changes to its nonprofit donations and discount programs. The reason for the shift is Microsoft's desire to optimize its offerings to better serve smaller nonprofits. The shift also reflects a larger, global trend to move IT infrastructure to a cloud-based model.

This shift has affected what TechSoup Canada offers to nonprofits. Generally speaking, three key changes are significant:

Visualizing Impact: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Data Sets

Visualizing Impact Case StudyTechSoup Canada member Visualizing Impact (VI) is a pioneer in the field of visual storytelling. This case study on VI offers lessons about using data to tell visual stories that compel real action. 

Take your nonprofit onto the cloud with Amazon Web Services!

We are thrilled to announce that Amazon Web Services (AWS) is now a TechSoup Canada donor partner! AWS provides organizations around the world with access to affordable, scalable, and customizable cloud computing services. With AWS, your nonprofit can build websites, develop apps, manage outreach and fundraising, and host core business and employee-facing systems.

Microsoft Cloud for Good Webinar Recap

Through its Cloud for Good program, Microsoft Philanthropies aims to create equitable access to technology across society. As part of this initiative, Microsoft provides nonprofits with donated cloud services to help transform the way they achieve impact.

4 Tech Tools for Dealing with Turnover at Your Nonprofit

To keep costs down and ensure that your organization is functioning well, it’s critical that you are adopt interlocking strategies to simultaneously manage turnover and encourage retention. In this article, we’ll explore tech tools that can help you do just that.