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Nature Consortium Preserves Arts and the Forest

Nature Consortium Preserves Arts and the Forest

Nature Consortium is dedicated to preserving Seattle's forests as well as its artistic heritage. Through free youth art classes, music festivals, and forest restoration projects, Nature Consortium is focused on building community. In order to run all of these programs, the organization relies on technology donations from TechSoup, especially Adobe and Esri products.

Visual Presentations Made Easy

Visual Presentations Made Easy

When a project calls for a visual presentation, you may want to turn to a specialized piece of software commonly known as a diagramming program. We've created a list that should help you get started in finding the tool that most closely fits your organization's needs and your work style.

Microsoft Publisher: Reach Out to Donors

Microsoft Publisher: Reach Out to Donors

Microsoft Publisher 2010 lets you tell the story of your nonprofit or library. You can use this page layout program to make beautiful flyers, posters, reports, invitations, and other communications materials. See step by step how to create a postcard to thank your donors and other supporters.

Digital Storytelling Kit

Digital Storytelling Toolkit

How does your organization tell its story? When you upload a video, a photograph, or a blog post about your nonprofit's work, whom are you trying to reach with it? What do you expect them to do after they see it? In this short article, we’ve compiled some of our favorite digital storytelling resources. Learn from the experts and share your nonprofit’s story with the world.

Finding and Using Images from the Web

Finding and Using Images from the Web

There are plenty of images online that your organization or charity can use, but how do you find the best ones for your website, newsletter, or annual report? And how do you know if you need permission to use the images you find? Learn the basics on finding and using images here.

Free Ways to Add a Calendar to Your Website

Free Ways to Add a Calendar to Your Website

If you want to keep friends of your organization up-to-date on events, meetings, and deadlines, adding a calendar to your website is a must. Fortunately, numerous online tools make it easy to build, update, and publish a professional calendar on your nonprofit's website. All you need is an Internet connection, a web browser, and a bit of spare time.

A Nonprofits' Guide to Building Simple Low Cost Websites

A Nonprofit's Guide to Building Simple, Low-Cost Websites

A well-designed, user-friendly website can help you engage new members, raise money, and communicate with decision-makers. But creating this site affordably, and finding the right tools to build and host it, can be a challenge — especially when you are relying on in-house talent with little or no web-development expertise. In this article, learn about some tools and ideas for building a simple, attractive website without breaking the bank.

Tips for Designing or Redesigning a Nonprofit Website

Tips for Designing (or Redesigning) a Nonprofit Website

Does your organization need a website? Do you have a website that's badly in need of an overhaul? Depending on the size and needs of your organization, you may need professional help, or you may be able to design the site in-house. This article will help you understand the key steps that go into the web design process and what sort of resources you'll need for each step.

5 Tips for Visually Enticing Nonprofit Websites

5 Tips for Visually Enticing Nonprofit Websites

Turn your mediocre nonprofit website into an engaging, high-traffic destination

A Cooperative Approach to Web Design

A Cooperative Approach to Web Design

You can build a great-looking, professional website for your nonprofit without breaking the bank or being an expert. You just need to take the time to consider a few key questions.

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