TechSoup@PND

Through an arrangement with TechSoup, PND is pleased to offer a series of articles about the effective use of technology by nonprofits.

Due Diligence: What Grantees Need to Know

Due Diligence: What Grantees Need to Know

Martha Lackritz-Peltier September 21, 2020

Due diligence. Most people are familiar with the term, but do they know what it means for nonprofit grantees? Lackritz-Peltier, general counsel at TechSoup, breaks it down....

What's the Difference Between a Nonprofit and a Charity?

What's the Difference Between a Nonprofit and a Charity?

Martha Lackritz-Peltier August 27, 2020

In the first installment of a new series that will examine basic concepts in nonprofit law, Lackritz-Peltier considers some of the legal differences between nonprofits, charities, public charities, and private foundations....

Nonprofit Fundraising in the Age of Uncertainty

Nonprofit Fundraising in the Age of Uncertainty

Michael Stein July 21, 2020

The situation for most nonprofits in 2020 feels similar to and yet more complex than the Great Recession, writes Stein, but there are things that nonprofit fundraisers can do to survive these tough times and emerge on the other end of it with a more positive approach to donor engagement and fundraising.... 

Getting Started With Slack

Getting Started With Slack

Amy Hooper May 25, 2020

In our new COVID work-at-home world, business collaboration tool Slack is making it easier for remote teams to work productively. TechSoup's Hooper provides some tips to help your teams get the most out of it....

Guidelines for Configuring Zoom at Your Nonprofit

Guidelines for Configuring Zoom at Your Nonprofit

Michael Enos April 27, 2020

As COVID-19 has spread globally, usage of the Zoom video conferencing app has skyrocketed, but as TechSoup's Enos explains, nonprofits using the app should pay attention to how it's configured....

Tips for Holding Virtual Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips for Holding Virtual Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shannon Cherry, Stephen Jackson March 25, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, more and more of us are working from home and conducting business via virtual meetings. Jackson and Cherry's practical tips are designed to help you get the most out of those meetings.... 

Why TechSoup Signed the #SaveDotOrg Letter

Why TechSoup Signed the #SaveDotOrg Letter

Jim Lynch December 19, 2019

The nonprofit in charge of the dot-org domain has agreed to sell the subsidiary that administers the domain to a private equity firm. Lynch explains why that is a misguided idea....

5 Steps to Address Your Nonprofit's Social Media Concerns

5 Steps to Address Your Nonprofit's Social Media Concerns

Julia Campbell September 23, 2019

Do the words "social media" cause executives at your nonprofit to break out in hives? Here are five simple things your organization can do to avoid the worst-case scenario and get the most out of these powerful and increasingly popular tools.... 

Getting Millennials to Give: Seven Steps

Getting Millennials to Give: Seven Steps

TechSoup Editorial Staff August 19, 2019

In general, the 80-million-strong millennial generation is committed to making the world a better, but, as the editorial staff at TechSoup explains, millennials have their own ideas about why, how, and when to give....

5 Takeaways From the 2019 NTC Conference

5 Takeaways From the 2019 NTC Conference

Daphne Laglos April 24, 2019

Laglos traveled to Portland in March for the annual Nonprofit Technology Network conference. Here are some key takeaways from the event....