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Donate Your Brain!

Donate Your Brain

Have some smarts and good will to spare? Help nonprofits, charities, NGOs, and libraries do their very best work by sharing your tech know-how in our forums and on social media!

TechSoup's Donate Your Brain is a microvolunteering initiative. It allows anyone, anywhere, to help nonprofits and other community organizations with quick answers and suggestions for their Internet, software, and other tech questions.

Community initiative details

For Orgs

How Donate Your Brain works for organizations:

  1. Nonprofits, NGOs, libraries, government agencies and other mission-based organizations post questions to the TechSoup Community Forum. TechSoup staff tag relevant questions "DYB."
  2. TechSoup staff post to Twitter using the hashtag #DonateYrBrain, directing people to Donate Your Brain questions on the forum.
  3. TechSoup staff will ensure answers to Donate Your Brain questions get posted to the appropriate thread of the TechSoup Community Forum.

For Volunteers

How Donate Your Brain works for volunteers:

  • If you have a Twitter account, create and save a search for #DonateYrBrain. When you see a question you can answer, tweet back using the hashtag #DonateYrBrain. Or, follow the link to the TechSoup forum to answer the question. You choose which questions you want to answer, whenever you want to answer them!
  • You can also use GoogleAlerts or a similar service to let you know about any new forum posts, blogs or tweets that have been tagged with #DonateYrBrain.

Other ways to volunteer on the TechSoup Community Forum

Do you want even more outlets for your desire to help nonprofits, NGOs, libraries, schools, government agencies, and other mission-based organizations with their tech-related needs? Visit the TechSoup Community Forum regularly, subscribe to your favorite forum categories or threads, and answer questions or offer advice.


What Donate Your Brain questions could look like on Twitter:

Environmental org developing social media policy. Where to find samples? #DonateYrBrain

Your fave website to learn web design accessibility for section 508 compliance? #DonateYrBrain

How to Join

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