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NetSuite LightCMS Standard Edition, 1-Year Initial Subscription

NetSuite LightCMS Standard Edition, 1-Year Initial Subscription
  • Donor or Provider: NetSuite
  • Platform: Multiple platforms
  • Format: Online
  • Product ID: G-48925
  • Availability: Available

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NetSuite LightCMS is a cloud-based application that allows organizations with limited technical knowledge to create a customized website. This content management system (CMS) is also an e-commerce platform, enabling users to create and operate an online store.

This donation provides an initial one-year license for the NetSuite LightCMS Standard platform for an unlimited number of users. It includes 25 web pages, 3 GB of storage, and an inventory database for up to 1,000 products. See the Subscription Details tab for more information.

Benefits for Organizations

You can use NetSuite LightCMS to:

  • Create a website without web programming knowledge using a responsive website design template that works equally well on desktops, phones, or tablets.
  • Raise funds by selling your organization's physical and digital merchandise through the built-in online store
  • Expand donor reach based on purchase data and find new audiences with search engine optimization tools

Major Capabilities

  • Design your site: LightCMS offers more than 80 mobile-friendly templates for designing your site. Advanced users have full control over the site's code.
  • Add site features: You can add features to your site such as blogs, calendars, forms, photo galleries, file management, and videos.
  • Manage your store: You can add digital and physical products, manage orders, and track inventory. You can also accept payments securely and integrate with many payment processors including Authorize.net, Stripe, and PayPal.
  • Host in the cloud: There are no hosting fees, and you never have to upgrade the server software.
  • Increase web traffic: LightCMS provides built-in statistics and marketing features to increase traffic and integrates with outside tools such as Google Analytics. All templates are optimized for search engine results.


LightCMS offers customer service with this product. You can submit issues by email or online via LightCMS's Customer Access Portal.

Choose Carefully

NetSuite requires you to complete a capacity survey prior to implementation. The administrative fee for this product is not refundable unless NetSuite determines from this survey that your organization does not have sufficient capacity. This product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

Expect two emails. When TechSoup approves your donation request, we will send a message to your organization email address with preliminary information about obtaining this product. Shortly after, NetSuite will send an email with information needed to complete the activation.

Subscription Details

System Requirements

Web browser and Internet connection

Service Contract Required

Organizations must sign a one-year contract with NetSuite to receive this offer. See a sample contract, the terms of service, and the privacy policy for more information.

Continuing Service After One Year

Three months before the end of the year of this subscription, a NetSuite account manager will contact you with a reminder to renew.

You may renew your subscription by requesting the LightCMS renewal product through TechSoup each year before the subscription expires.

Existing Subscribers Ineligible

This offer is not available to current or former LightCMS subscribers. If you previously obtained a LightCMS subscription through TechSoup, you must request the renewal product to continue service.

Previewing LightCMS

You can try LightCMS by clicking the Sign Up For Free button on the LightCMS website.

Additional Services

If you would prefer the Unlimited Plan, which includes unlimited pages, storage, and products, or if your organization is not eligible for this donation, you can request a 50 percent discount from NetSuite. Contact donations@netsuite.com for more information.

Prequalification Survey Required

You'll need to fill out an online capacity survey from NetSuite if you request this donation. The survey is designed to verify that your organization has the capacity to use LightCMS. You can prepare for the capacity survey with these sample survey questions.

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Donated product will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
  • Each qualifying organization may receive only one of each initial subscription product ever. Organizations may receive one of each renewal subscription product per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30).
  • This donation is available to organizations with operating budgets of any size.
  • This donation is available to nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries. Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database.
  • This donation will not be made available to business and professional, farming, mutual, membership benefit, or legislative and political organizations.
  • Religious organizations without a secular community designation are not eligible to participate in this program. A secular designation is defined as an organization separate from the church or religious organization that provides services to people regardless of their religious beliefs and does not propagate a belief in a specific faith.
  • Recipient organizations must be willing and able to provide information to NetSuite for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations.
  • NetSuite products may not be transferred or resold.