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  1. 1. Talking Tech with TechSoup Canada How to save money on your tech investments
  2. 2. Hi,We’re from TechSoup Canada. Our mission is to help nonprofits use tech effectively.
  3. 3. Nonprofits can save money on tech products through the Technology Donations Program Register your charity, nonprofit or library to see which products you’re eligible for:
  4. 4. You have access to free nonprofit tech resources @techsoupcanada
  5. 5. We are a program of the Centre for Social Innovation. CSI is a coworking space, community and launchpad for people who are changing the world. Find us @ Spadina, Annex, Regent Park in Toronto (ON) and in New York (NY).
  6. 6. We are part of the TechSoup Global Network. TSGN is a partnership 60+ civil society organizations that aims to improve lives globally through the use of technology. Together, we’ve reached more then 735,000 organizations and saved nonprofits more than $5.8 B (USD) in tech tools and services.
  7. 7. Did you know that the average nonprofit can save ~$800 for each full-time staff?
  8. 8. The average full-time staff would have … $520 retail = $1,064 $80* retail $200 retail $120 retail Email hosting $60* retail File sharing $84* retail *Fees are yearly cloud subscriptions for each user
  9. 9. Through TechSoup Canada … = $178Email hosting File sharing $55 TechSoup Canada $14 TechSoup Canada $21 TechSoup Canada $76 TechSoup Canada $0 TechSoup Canada $12* TechSoup Canada *Box offers perpetual licenses for $116 for 10 users, translating to$11.6/user, which is rounded to $12
  10. 10. Desktop Official Retail Price TechSoup Canada Admin Fee Savings Windows 10 Pro (or 8.1) $200 $21 $179 Microsoft Office Pro 2016 $520 $55 $465 Bitdefender Internet Security $80 $14 $66 Acrobat XI Pro $120 $76 $44 Email hosting (Google Apps or Office 365) $60/year $0/year $60 File sharing or collaboration (Box) $84/year $12 (perpetual license) $72 Total $1,064 $178 $886 … that’s a savings of $886 per person
  11. 11. … which translates to savings of: for small nonprofits (10 full time staff) for medium nonprofits (30 full time staff) for large nonprofits (50 full time staff) $8,860 $26,580 $44,300
  12. 12. How much can your organization potentially save? $38 TechSoup Canada $90 retail $53 TechSoup Canada $250* retail Retail price for 2-user licenses is $500 Perpetual license $123 TechSoup Canada $384 retail Yearly subscription for 1 user $2,000 retail $80 TechSoup Canada 1-year subscription for 1 user 2-year subscription for 1 user
  13. 13. Quick overview of the Technology Donations Program
  14. 14. How it works (before) Nonprofit Library Nonprofit Library Charity Nonprofit Nonprofit Charity Charity Nonprofit Nonprofit Char
  15. 15. How it works (after) Nonprofit Library Nonprofit Library Charity Nonprofit Nonprofit Charity Charity Nonprofit Nonprofit Char
  16. 16. Since 2003, over 31,000nonprofits, charities & libraries in Canada have saved $310+ millionworth of software and hardware.
  17. 17. “Through TechSoup Canada, Big Brothers Big Sister agencies were able to update their software and saved over $500,000!” Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada
  18. 18. Ready to get started?
  19. 19. 1. Register Any nonprofit, charity or library in Canada can register Registration is free Submit qualification documentations
  20. 20. 2. Get qualified The registration, qualification & eligibility process typically takes 2-10 business days Your application & your organization's legal status as a charity, nonprofit or library has been verified Qual·i·fied As soon as you’re qualified, you can log in to your account & view your organization’s eligibility any time
  21. 21. 3. Request donations Request donations as often as you want through our online shop Each donor partner has an “allotment” Add to cart Admin fees typically 4-10% of retail value $520 retail $55 TechSoup Canada 1 of 4 used
  22. 22. Pro tips for using the Donation Program
  23. 23. Download your software All of our software donations & discounts are electronic download only or on the cloud. Check your email – contains all the info you need No discs will be shipped @
  24. 24. Know & follow order cycles Majority of donor partners limit the number of products you can request between July 1st and June 30th. Your allotment with these donor partners reset on July 1st. Cycle resets!Cycle starts! 3 users1 user 1 user 1 user
  25. 25. Order whenever you want You can order as many times as you like, as long as you’re within your allotment. 12 licenses 12 licenses 12 licenses 15 licenses 50 licenses
  26. 26. Microsoft has a 2-year allotment cycle Cycle Reset Cycle Start Calendar Year 2Calendar Year 1 *Within a 2-year cycle, Microsoft allows organizations to order up to 10 title groups (with up to 50 licenses per group) and maximum of 5 server products in total *
  27. 27. Track your Microsoft allotment online You can check how much you’ve already ordered by visting “My Microsoft Donations Centre”
  28. 28. Do you have PCs with illegal, free, or basic Windows operating systems? Microsoft’s Get Genuine program offers your organization a one-time chance to get your existing computers running fully legitimate and upgradable Windows operating systems Microsoft’s Get Genuine Program
  29. 29. Start saving! See what you qualify for today
  30. 30. Questions?