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<ul><li>How to Use TechSoup </li></ul>Technology donations for nonprofits and libraries
Product Donations Learning Center Online Community
About TechSoup We are working toward a time when every nonprofit and social benefit organization on the planet has the tec...
What will you find at TechSoup.Org? <ul><li>TechSoup is a nonprofit  with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and li...
Get Product Donations
Donations from 45 technology partners
<ul><li>Example of a detailed product page </li></ul>
Get Started <ul><li>Step 1: Join TechSoup (Individual user profile)   </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Register Your Organization...
<ul><li>Step 1: Join TechSoup (create an Individual user profile) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 2: Register Your Organization (or link to an existing account) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 3: Fax a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) “Nonprofit Letter” </li></ul><ul><li>to 800-633-9400 </li></ul>
Step 4: Check Your Organization’s Eligibility <ul><li>Now that you’ve qualified for TechSoup, review every technology part...
Step 5: Request a Donation <ul><li>Find a product </li></ul><ul><li>Review the product details </li></ul><ul><li>Add it to...
<ul><li>Step 6: Check Out </li></ul>
<ul><li>Digital Catalog </li></ul>
TechSoup Learning Center
Latest Articles
Browse by Topic
Security Corner
GreenTech
TechSoup for Libraries
<ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free weekly webinars </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Follow-up...
“By The Cup” & “New Product Alert”
TechSoup Community
TechSoup Blog
TechSoup in Second Life
Find us on Facebook
Help/Contact Us <ul><li>Client Services </li></ul><ul><li>(800) 659-3579   </li></ul><ul><li>For faster service, please ha...
TechSoup.Org is part of TechSoup Global <ul><li>Global Network  - San Francisco, Warsaw, London </li></ul><ul><li>- partne...
 
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How to Use TechSoup

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TechSoup.Org is a nonprofit offering technology product donations and education exclusively for nonprofits and libraries. "How to Use TechSoup." is a step-by-step guide (April 2011).

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How to Use TechSoup

  1. 1. <ul><li>How to Use TechSoup </li></ul>Technology donations for nonprofits and libraries
  2. 2. Product Donations Learning Center Online Community
  3. 3. About TechSoup We are working toward a time when every nonprofit and social benefit organization on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge they need. TechSoup Global, founded in 1987 as The CompuMentor Project, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides technology assistance to other nonprofit organizations in the United States and in 35 countries. In the last 10 years, TechSoup Global has saved the world’s nonprofit sector more than $2 billion in IT expenses.
  4. 4. What will you find at TechSoup.Org? <ul><li>TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. </li></ul><ul><li>TechSoup has articles, blogs, free webinars, and forums led by expert hosts are available to all users. </li></ul><ul><li>Once qualified with TechSoup, nonprofits and libraries can access 400+ technology products from more than 45 donor partners — including Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, Intuit, and Symantec. </li></ul><ul><li>All donated and discounted products are available for a small admin fee that supports our work in the U.S. and around the world. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Get Product Donations
  6. 6. Donations from 45 technology partners
  7. 7. <ul><li>Example of a detailed product page </li></ul>
  8. 8. Get Started <ul><li>Step 1: Join TechSoup (Individual user profile) </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Register Your Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3: Fax a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) letter </li></ul><ul><li>Step 4: Check Your Organization’s Eligibility </li></ul><ul><li>Step 5: Request a Donation and Check Out </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Step 1: Join TechSoup (create an Individual user profile) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Step 2: Register Your Organization (or link to an existing account) </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Step 3: Fax a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) “Nonprofit Letter” </li></ul><ul><li>to 800-633-9400 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Step 4: Check Your Organization’s Eligibility <ul><li>Now that you’ve qualified for TechSoup, review every technology partner’s unique guidelines to check product eligibility – with the touch of a button. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Step 5: Request a Donation <ul><li>Find a product </li></ul><ul><li>Review the product details </li></ul><ul><li>Add it to your cart </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Step 6: Check Out </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Digital Catalog </li></ul>
  16. 16. TechSoup Learning Center
  17. 17. Latest Articles
  18. 18. Browse by Topic
  19. 19. Security Corner
  20. 20. GreenTech
  21. 21. TechSoup for Libraries
  22. 22. <ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free weekly webinars </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Follow-up conversation in the community forum </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slides & Recordings available </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. “By The Cup” & “New Product Alert”
  24. 24. TechSoup Community
  25. 25. TechSoup Blog
  26. 26. TechSoup in Second Life
  27. 27. Find us on Facebook
  28. 28. Help/Contact Us <ul><li>Client Services </li></ul><ul><li>(800) 659-3579   </li></ul><ul><li>For faster service, please have your organization's EIN, Tax ID Number, or your TechSoup Donation Request Number on hand when you call. </li></ul><ul><li>Submit questions via email Visit our Frequently Asked Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Press Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Glenn Hirsch </li></ul><ul><li>TSG Communications (415) 633-9403 [email_address] </li></ul>
  29. 29. TechSoup.Org is part of TechSoup Global <ul><li>Global Network - San Francisco, Warsaw, London </li></ul><ul><li>- partners in 35 countries </li></ul><ul><li>NetSquared - 27,000 people sharing solutions in 79 cities around the world </li></ul><ul><li>TechSoup.Org - product donations and education for nonprofits and libraries </li></ul><ul><li>NGOsource - opening philanthropic channels to global communities </li></ul><ul><li>GuideStar Intl. - global data services for greater sustainability </li></ul>

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