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  • Ccleaner.com: removes unused files and cleans the registry
  • Auslogics.com: Fast disk defragmentation program
  • SalesForce provides an online database solution to nonprofits with 10 or fewer users free
  • Less integrated than Exchange, online for many things, works with outlook, but some things are still pieced together
  • Non-profit Tech Blog overview of setting up Wordpress, Google Apps, etc.
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    • 1. Tech Resources for Food Bank of SCM Conference 2009
    • 2. Adam King [email_address] Tech Resources
    • 3. NPower’s Mission
      • To inspire and empower nonprofits to use technology to better serve their communities.
    • 4.
      • Computing Trends
      • Top Nonprofit Tech Resources
      • Tools for:
        • Managing Data/People/Time
        • Collaborating
        • Promoting
      Today’s Session
    • 5. Computing Trends
    • 6.
      • Windows Operating Systems
      • Windows XP  Good for now, stable, everything works
      • Windows Vista  Avoid if you can, needs power, buggy, not everything works
      • Windows 7  Available soon, already stable, needs less power
      • Office Suite
      • 2003 2007
      Computing Trends
    • 7.
      • Going Mobile
      • (for communication, organization, productivity)
      Computing Trends
    • 8.
      • “ Cloud Computing”
        • Software with nothing to install
        • Applications accessed via Web browser
        • Databases, financials, etc.
        • Rent vs. Buy
        • Work from ANY computer
      Computing Trends
    • 9.
      • “ Cloud Computing”
      Computing Trends
    • 10. Top Nonprofit Tech Resources
    • 11.
      • TechSoup.org
      Top Nonprofit Tech Resources
    • 12.  
    • 13.
      • Idealware.org
      Top Nonprofit Tech Resources
    • 14.
      • Idealware.org
        • “ Consumer Reports style” reviews and article on software packages that nonprofits use
        • A Few Good…
          • Constituent databases
          • Online donation tools
          • E-newsletter tools
        • Webinars
          • Choosing a database
          • Open source software options
          • Etc.
      Top Nonprofit Tech Resources
    • 15.
      • NPower Michigan’s SlideShare
      • www.SlideShare.net/NPowerMichigan
      Top Nonprofit Tech Resources
    • 16.
      • NPower Michigan’s Delicious feed:
      • www.Delicious.com/NPowerMichigan
      Top Nonprofit Tech Resources
    • 17. Tech Tools
    • 18.
      • Disk Cleanup – www.ccleaner.com
      Desktop Maintenance
    • 19.
      • Disk Defrag -
      Desktop Maintenance www.auslogics.com/disk-defrag .
    • 20.
      • Spyware Scanning – www.MalwareBytes.org
      Desktop Maintenance
    • 21. Online Database
      • SalesForce.com
        • Free Enterprise version of CRM (Constituent Management Database)
        • Online, accessible anywhere, automatically backed up/updated
        • Tracks donors, clients, volunteers, households
        • Nonprofit Starter Pack: http://www.Salesforcefoundation.org/product
    • 22.
      • FreshDex.com
        • Online database for nonprofits
        • Track clients, volunteers, donors
        • Keep case notes related to individuals & households
        • Allow clients/members to login and update their own information (optional)
        • $50-70 per month
      Online Database
    • 23.
      • Wiggio.com
        • Free online collaboration tool
        • Manage small group projects
        • Shared calendar, group task list, share documents
      Project Management & Collaboration
    • 24.
      • MyVolunteer.com
        • Manage/track volunteers’ availability, interests, and skills
        • Manage your events (what, where, who’s volunteering…)
        • Volunteers can login online and register themselves
      Volunteer Management Tools
    • 25.
      • ChurchDirector.com
        • Church based team & volunteer management
        • Track services, ushers, choirs, and volunteer schedules
      Volunteer Management Tools
    • 26.
      • Other volunteer management tools:
        • Famundo.com
        • CharityManager.com
        • VolunteerSpot.com
      Volunteer Management Tools
    • 27. Online Meetings
      • DimDim.com
        • Share slides and documents
        • Conference call number, video
        • Free for 20 or less attendees
    • 28.
      • MeetingWizard.com
        • Send a single meeting request to many people with proposed dates and times
        • Choose the time that works best for most
        • Automated email reminders
      Scheduling
    • 29.
      • Dashfly.com
        • Map most efficient routes between multiple locations
        • Get best route for multiple deliveries/pickups
      Mapping Tools
    • 30.  
    • 31.
      • VerticalResponse.com/non-profits
        • Free E-newsletter marketing for nonprofits
        • Send up to 10,000 emails a month
        • 15% discount beyond 10,000
      E-newsletter
    • 32. Online Photo Sharing
      • Flickr.com/good
        • Pro Account for free at TechSoup.org
        • Tell your story with photos: Post pictures of events, community, staff, etc.
        • Embed on your website
    • 33.  
    • 34. Online Video Sharing
      • YouTube.com/nonprofits
        • Video campaigns educate/raise awareness
        • Promote your org or an event
    • 35. ArtsAndScraps.org  About Us
    • 36. http://www.youtube.com/user/YTVideoVolunteers
    • 37.
      • Google Apps for Nonprofits – www.google.com/a/npo
        • Email with your domain (i.e. [email_address] )
        • Shared calendars
        • Organizational calendar
        • Internal team website
        • Share and collaborate on documents online (word processing, spreadsheet, etc)
      Email & Online Collaboration
    • 38.
      • Using Google Apps…
        • Email
      Register for Nonprofit edition to use your domain i.e. [email_address]
    • 39.
      • Using Google Apps…
        • Shared, online calendars
      Create organizational internal calendars and even public “calendar of events” to add to your website
    • 40.
      • Using Google Apps…
        • Collaborate on shared docs
      Create and share spreadsheets, word docs, slideshows
    • 41.
      • Using Google Apps…
        • Internal website
      Share info, manage projects, post announcements, etc.
    • 42.
      • Using Google Apps…
        • Forms
      Create custom forms, post on your website, collect and share data
    • 43. Get Started with Google Apps www.nonprofittechblog.org/how-tos
    • 44.
      • Bonus…
      http://www.browserforthebetter.com