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

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