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Pivoting to Remote Work - COVID-19 Response for Nonprofits

Pivoting to Remote Work - COVID-19 Response for Nonprofits

To continue serving your community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you may find the need to quickly transition to remote work. To help you, TechSoup has consolidated courses and relevant resources to provide information and tools as you make this transition.

This course track will help nonprofits lay the groundwork for successful remote office environments. You will learn how to:

  • Identify the necessary technology tools to get your remote office up and running in no time.
  • Boost collaboration.
  • Ensure information security.

TechSoup Courses is an online learning resource of free and paid bite-sized training courses created just for nonprofits.

This track would ideally cost $100 however, we have availed it for free so that anyone can access this information and rapidly respond to the current situation on the pandemic.

Coronavirus Mitigation Resources
Coronavirus Mitigation Resources
CyberSecurity 101: How to Become a Human Firewall
CyberSecurity 101: How to Become a Human Firewall
CyberSecurity 201: How to Make Your Organization Safe
CyberSecurity 201: How to Make Your Organization Safe
OneDrive 101 - Storing Smartly
OneDrive 101 - Storing Smartly
Outlook 101 - Increase Efficiency
Outlook 101 - Increase Efficiency
Planner 101 - Effectively Organize Tasks
Planner 101 - Effectively Organize Tasks
SharePoint 101 - Improving Collaboration
SharePoint 101 - Improving Collaboration
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions
Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions
Get Your Design Learner's Permit

Get Your Design Learner's Permit

Get up to speed on how to create and manipulate images and graphics, and understand creative design and layout concepts.

These on-demand courses will put you on the road to creative design success for your nonprofit.

Course Track Fee: $40

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Adobe Absolute Beginners: Getting Started with Illustrator
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Getting Started with Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop 101
Adobe Photoshop 101
Branding Basics for Nonprofits 101
Branding Basics for Nonprofits 101
Branding for Nondesigners 201: Applying Best Practices for Design
Branding for Nondesigners 201: Applying Best Practices for Design
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Create a Fundraiser Invitation Using InDesign
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Create a Fundraiser Invitation Using InDesign
Web Design Best Practices
Web Design Best Practices
Power Apps Courses

Power Apps Courses

Power Apps embraces a Point-and-Click Approach to help connect your app to data. It provides a rapid application development environment to build custom apps for your business needs.

This Power Apps track consists of the following courses:

Power Apps 101: How to Easilty Build Apps
Power Apps 101: How to Easilty Build Apps
Power Apps 201 - Creating a Custom App
Power Apps 201 - Creating a Custom App
Ask the Expert - Power Apps: Event Recording
Ask the Expert - Power Apps: Event Recording
Email Marketing for Nonprofits

Email Marketing for Nonprofits

This self-paced, five-course track will show you how to create and implement an effective email marketing strategy for your nonprofit. We will cover segmenting and customizing your email marketing messages and content for better results, goal setting, benchmarking and analytics as well as discuss the best frequency for your email campaigns to optimize your response rates and budget.

Whether you are a marketing maven or a newbie, you will come away with a deep understanding of how to integrate email with online and offline marketing channels for a successfully integrated campaign.

Course Track Fee: $200

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Email Marketing 101: How to Get Started Building Your Email Marketing Strategy
Email Marketing 101: How to Get Started Building Your Email Marketing Strategy
Email Marketing 201: Goal Setting and Benchmarking (Analytics are Fun!)
Email Marketing 201: Goal Setting and Benchmarking (Analytics are Fun!)
Email Marketing 202: The Importance of Target Lists
Email Marketing 202: The Importance of Target Lists
Email Marketing 203: Segmenting Your Targets and Growing Your Email List
Email Marketing 203: Segmenting Your Targets and Growing Your Email List
Email Marketing 204: How to Stand Out in Your Audience’s Email Inbox
Email Marketing 204: How to Stand Out in Your Audience’s Email Inbox
Google Ad Grants Seminar Series

Google Ad Grants Seminar Series

We want to help you spend $120,000 in Google’s advertising money this year. You can unlock this potential through the Google Ads Grant for Nonprofits, which will help you bring in traffic to your nonprofit’s website and amplify your digital impact.

Our four-part seminar series will walk you through the grant application process and show you the special nuances of working within a Google Ads grant account.

Course Track Fee: $75

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Google Ad Grants Seminar 1
Google Ad Grants Seminar 1
Google Ad Grants Seminar 2
Google Ad Grants Seminar 2
Google Ad Grants Seminar 3
Google Ad Grants Seminar 3
Google Ad Grants Seminar 4
Google Ad Grants Seminar 4
Social Media Marketing for Nonprofits

Social Media Marketing for Nonprofits

Social media success can seem elusive to a small nonprofit. Without the money to hire an outside agency or even a full time person, how can you keep up with all of the changes? Can you really raise money using these platforms?

The good news is that small but mighty organizations can use the power and potential of these platforms to raise funds, connect with supporters, and drive impact. In this four-course self-paced series, we will share tips and tricks for running effective social media fundraising campaigns that accomplish measurable results.

Whether you are a total newbie to the social media landscape or you are a social media superstar, you will walk away with new ideas for ways to use these platforms to connect with donors and elevate your fundraising.

Course Track Fee: $150

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Social Media Marketing 101: How to Get Started With Social Media for Fundraising
Social Media Marketing 101: How to Get Started With Social Media for Fundraising
Social Media Marketing 201: How to Build an Engaged Audience on Social Media
Social Media Marketing 201: How to Build an Engaged Audience on Social Media
Social Media Marketing 202: Problem Solving Session-Challenges and Solutions
Social Media Marketing 202: Problem Solving Session-Challenges and Solutions
Social Media Marketing 203: How to Measure Social Media Success
Social Media Marketing 203: How to Measure Social Media Success
Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Do you control your organization's data or does it control you? In this 6 track course, you will learn how to use Excel to manage your data and effectively report your impact. This course track is free.

Excel 104 - Using Formulas and Functions
Excel 104 - Using Formulas and Functions
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 106 - Adding and Analyzing Charts
Excel 106 - Adding and Analyzing Charts
Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 102 -Editing and Formatting Text
Excel 102 -Editing and Formatting Text
Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets
Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets
Word for Nonprofits - Creating Compelling Documents

Word for Nonprofits - Creating Compelling Documents

Track Overview

In this four part track, you will learn how to use Word to create compelling documents that can best tell your organization’s story.

This track is free.

Word 101 - Learn the Basics
Word 101 - Learn the Basics
Word 102 - Editing Tools
Word 102 - Editing Tools
Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists
Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists
Word 104 - Using References
Word 104 - Using References
Powerpoint for Nonprofits - Creating Powerful Presentations

Powerpoint for Nonprofits - Creating Powerful Presentations

In this three part course track on PowerPoint, you will learn how to create powerful and compelling presentations so you can effectively share your impact stories.

This course track is free.

Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images
Powerpoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images
Powerpoint 103 - Designing Presentations
Powerpoint 103 - Designing Presentations
Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

Did you know that using Microsoft Teams, you can setup and run live events, participate in conversations, like or save important ones, mention specific people so they see your message, and even edit a file that’s been added to the conversation? Want to know more?

This three course track includes a free Getting Started course, an advanced course and a special Ask the Expert session.

This track normally costs $70, but is available for FREE to help nonprofit staff that are working remotely.

Ask the Expert - Teams
Ask the Expert - Teams
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions
Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions
Power BI - Data Analysis for Nonprofits

Power BI - Data Analysis for Nonprofits

In any well-functioning organization, data is constantly being created, analyzed, and shared to make the best decisions possible. However, data analysis is also a challenge. That's where Power BI comes into the picture! Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization.

In this track, you will learn how Power BI services and applications work together and explore how Power BI can make your organization more efficient.

Course Track Price: $100

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics
Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics
Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces
Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces
Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data
Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data
Power BI 202 - Visualizing and Sharing Data
Power BI 202 - Visualizing and Sharing Data
Ask the Expert - Power BI: Live Event
Ask the Expert - Power BI: Live Event
Fundraising for Nonprofits

Fundraising for Nonprofits

We’ve bundled all of our fundraising courses into a track for easy access! From creating a winning fundraising invitation to tackling how to use best technology and social media, this track includes what you need for effective and dynamic fundraising.

Course Track Fee: $90

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Adobe Absolute Beginners: Create a Fundraiser Invitation Using InDesign
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Create a Fundraiser Invitation Using InDesign
Fundraising Software Seminar 1: How do you evaluate your organization's current fundraising system?
Fundraising Software Seminar 1: How do you evaluate your organization's current fundraising system?
Fundraising Software Seminar 2 - Identifying your Organizations Needs
Fundraising Software Seminar 2 - Identifying your Organizations Needs
Fundraising Software 3 - Managing the Demo Process
Fundraising Software 3 - Managing the Demo Process
Fundraising Software 4 - Planning for Implementation
Fundraising Software 4 - Planning for Implementation
Social Media Marketing 101: How to Get Started With Social Media for Fundraising
Social Media Marketing 101: How to Get Started With Social Media for Fundraising
Storymakers - Digital Storytelling for Beginners
Storymakers - Digital Storytelling for Beginners
Learn the Basics: Excel 101, Word 101 and PowerPoint 101 for Nonprofits

Learn the Basics: Excel 101, Word 101 and PowerPoint 101 for Nonprofits

In this course, you learn how to:

  • Build a foundation in excel basics: how it works, how it can unlock your data and increase efficient record-keeping in your non-profit organization.
  • How to use word as a powerful tool to create compelling documents that can best tell your organization's story.
  • How powerpoint works, how it can impact presentations and improve the quality of presentations.

This course track is free.

Word 101 - Learn the Basics
Word 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Engaging Communities Online

Engaging Communities Online

In this 2 course track you will learn to establish, manage, and engage your nonprofit’s community online. You’ll master the tools and systems you’ll need to successfully grow and retain your audience and stakeholders. Discover online community platforms where your audience can connect, interact, and participate.

In the 101 course, you will gain an understanding of gaming principles to apply to your community organization and engagement. We will take you through best practices and planning needed before you set up a program for your community.

In the 201 course, we will look at an expansive set of digital tools for managing and engaging your community. The course will explore examples of functionality applied for specific nonprofit programs.

Engaging Communities Online 101
Engaging Communities Online 101
Engaging Communities Online 201
Engaging Communities Online 201
Coronavirus Mitigation Resources

Coronavirus Mitigation Resources

Course Price: Free

This is a collection of resources for nonprofits to make possible the mitigation of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

We will update these resources as the coronavirus pandemic evolves.