Nonprofit Technology Resources
  1. Donor Management Software
    • eBase – A FREE community relationship management (CRM) software which allows you to manage your contact info, membership data, financial data, volunteer data, event information, and outreach campaigns.
    • QuickBooks – Automate your bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2014. New Bank Feeds helps you reconcile and nonprofit reports can track gifts and compile expenses for your 990.
    • Click&Pledge – A free solution for nonprofits, ranging from online fundraising and mobile presence to donor management and event management.
  2. Online Management Tools
    • NonProfitEasy – A donation program at that provides a cloud-based data management system to eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries throughout the United States. You can use NonProfitEasy software to manage donors, members, volunteers, and other constituents. You can also manage fundraising, events, auctions, pledges, grants, and more.
    • Eventbrite – A popular event management tool.
    • VolunteerSpot – A volunteer management tool.
    • GoogleApps – For non-profit organizations under 3000 employees, the complete Google Apps suite for email, calendars, documents, and more is completely free and very powerful. When used properly, Google’s services will provide non-profits with great tools and a variety of ways to use them. Google Apps provides online, real-time document collaboration, shared and manageable calendars, email, chat, video conferencing, and more — all available for non-profits to use for free. And now that Google Apps users have access to Google + and its possibilities for communication and web presence, there are even more advantages to be found when non-profits integrate some or all of the Google Apps suite into the organization.
    • Zoho – A suite of comprehensive web-based tools that compete with Google Apps in many areas, like email aggregation, calendars, document creation and collaboration, and more.
  3. Office Software
    • Microsoft Office – The latest version of Office offers a number of new features, including direct integration with SkyDrive, the ability to open and edit PDFs in Word, plus syncing across several devices.
    • Windows – Windows 8.1 updates Microsoft’s new, mobile-friendly operating system with a new Start button, better searching, and the ability to boot directly to the desktop.
    • Foxit – FREE pdf reader
    • CutePDF – FREE pdf converter software
    • Symantec Protection Suite – Symantec Protection Suite Small Business Edition is a suite of three products that protect networked laptops, desktops, and servers (“endpoints”). It integrates protection technologies such as antivirus, antispyware, desktop firewall, and intrusion prevention to offer multilayered security and backup-and-recovery capabilities.
    • Norton Internet Security – Protects computers from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, botnets, rootkits, spyware, and spam. It provides a firewall to prevent uninvited connections to other computers. It also identifies unsafe and dangerous websites so users avoid them. The program scans all existing files and incoming and outgoing data without interrupting the user.
    • LibreOffice – A powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity. LibreOffice embeds several applications that make it the most powerful Free & Open Source Office suite on the market: Writer, the word processor, Calc, the spreadsheet application, Impress, the presentation engine, Draw, our drawing and flowcharting application, Base, our database and database frontend, and Math for editing mathematics.
    • OpenOffice – The leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.
    • Gliffy – An online tool for creating flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, and technical drawings. It is an excellent and free alternative to expensive software such as Visio.
  4. Online Donation and Fundraising Tools
    • CreativeGiving – FREE fundraising donation page
    • Razoo – FREE online donation system
    • mGive – Text message fundraising tool
    • GoodSearch – Fundraising search engine
    • JustGive – Free online donations system.
  5. Crowdfunding Software
    • SupporterWall – SupporterWall gives you the ability to collect donations for any cause or project. Supporters purchase squares on your SupporterWall. The square then displays their chosen photo and link. As squares are purchased, the proceeds go directly to you.
    • KickStarter – The world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. A home for film, music, art, theater, games, comics, design, photography, and more.
    • Indiegogo – Allows people to solicit funds for an idea, charity or start-up business. The site’s goal is to empower anyone that has an idea to be able to raise the funds and amplify their goal.
    • Crowdrise – Online fundraising site for charity. Raise money online for a cause. Fundraise online for personal fundraisers, event fundraisers and charity fundraising.
    • RocketHub – An international, pioneering, open community that has helped thousands of artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social leaders raise millions of dollars.
    • GoFundMe – Over $370M raised for personal causes! GoFundMeis the #1 do-it-yourself fundraising website to raise money online. Get your crowdfunding website FREE!
    • Fundable – Crowdfunding software.
  6. Grant Software
    • GrantGate – The ultimate self-help software system for grant seekers applying for grants from foundationsand other nonprofit organizations.
    • Federal Money Retriever – The premier software for individuals and organizations interested in applying for U.S. government grants and loans. It gives you the tools necessary to get you started today all in one convenient, user-friendly package: Pre-Application Wizard, Guide to Federal Funding, Grants and Loans Database, Search and Report Tools, Grant Proposal Sample Request.