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Technology Adviser, One-Hour Consultation

Technology Adviser, One-Hour Consultation
  • Donor or Provider: Tech Impact
  • Platform: Multiple platforms
  • Format: Service
  • Product ID: G-48313
  • Availability: Limited Availability

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Description

Technology Adviser is a technology consulting service from Tech Impact that provides organizations with technology advice and product recommendations. It consists of up to one hour of phone consultation with a nonprofit technology expert at Tech Impact, followed by an email summary of the consultation.

About Technology Adviser from Tech Impact

Here are some questions you might ask a Tech Impact technology expert during a phone consultation:

  • How can I make sure that my organization's data is secure?
  • Would it be better for my organization to use an on-premises or cloud-based backup solution?
  • Would my organization save money if it switched to a cloud-based service like Office 365?
  • What types of data should my organization back up to the cloud?
  • When should I consider making changes to my organization's network setup?

If you need additional research or assistance beyond one hour of consultation, Tech Impact will provide you with a written quote for additional advisory work by email. This service provides advice only and does not cover IT help desk functions like desktop troubleshooting. It also does not include support or advice for website design or implementing website technologies.

Organizations That Could Benefit from This Service

Your organization could benefit from Technology Adviser if you have technical questions about products available through TechSoup or elsewhere and want to learn how they might benefit your organization. You can also learn how cloud computing could improve the way your organization accesses and stores information and important files.

How Other Organizations Have Benefited

See how other organizations have benefited from Tech Impact by visiting their Success Stories page. 

About Tech Impact

"Our IT experts work exclusively with nonprofits and can provide your workers with the help they need in terms they can understand. We maintain and deploy a comprehensive suite of products and services that focus solely on the needs of nonprofits."

Read TechSoup's interviews with Tech Impact staff:

You can also visit the Tech Impact website for more information.

Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the 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, the donor partner will send an email with information needed to complete the installation or activation.

System Requirements

  • None

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Quantity:
    • Organizations may request as many npVault Managed Backup Service, Office 365 Assessment, Office 365 Workshop, SharePoint Workshop, Hosted VoIP Phone Service, Managed IT Support Assessment, Power BI Training and Support, and Tableau Training and Support donations as they need.
    • Organizations may request only one Technology Adviser, Impact CRM Template and Assessment, and Data and Database Assessment donation ever.
  • Budget:
    • Tableau Training and Support donations are available to organizations with annual operating budgets of $5 million or less.
    • All other donations are available to organizations with operating budgets of any size.
  • Nonprofits and libraries only:
    • npVault Managed Backup Service, Office 365 Workshop, SharePoint Workshop, Hosted VoIP Phone Service, Technology Adviser, Managed IT Support Assessment, Data and Database Assessment, and Tableau Training and Support donations are available only to qualifying 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.
    • Office 365 Assessment and Impact CRM Template and Assessment donations are available only to nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation.
  • Organization types:
    • The following types of organizations are ineligible for Office 365 Assessment, Power BI Training and Support, and Impact CRM Template and Assessment donations.
      • Governmental organizations or agencies.
      • Educational institutions, including K-12 schools, colleges, universities, trade schools, public libraries, and public museums.
      • Healthcare organizations and networks, including hospitals, specialty networks, ambulatory healthcare services, home healthcare and assisted living healthcare organizations, research organizations, and laboratories.
      • Political, labor, and fraternal organizations; commerce and trade associations without charitable aims or activities; sponsorships of events, tables, exhibitions, or performances; fundraising events such as luncheons, dinners, walks, runs, or sports tournaments.
      • Nonpublic libraries, including private libraries, school libraries, specialty libraries, armed forces libraries, and libraries in government agencies.
    • The following types of organizations are ineligible for Tableau Training and Support donations.
      • Schools and colleges
      • Mutual organizations
      • Foundations
      • Professional athletic leagues
      • Government instrumentalities or agencies
      • Health services and related activities
      • Business and professional organizations
      • Employee or member benefit organizations
      • Section 501(c)(1) organizations with 50 percent deductibility
      • Religious organizations without a secular community designation. 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.
  • Territories: Organizations in U.S. territories may not request Hosted VoIP Phone Service and Managed IT Support Assessment donations.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request Tech Impact products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: 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 products in this program.
  • Case study: Recipient organizations must be willing and able to provide information to Tech Impact for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell Tech Impact products.