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Hundreds of grantmakers, governments, and businesses partner with TechSoup to validate the eligibility of nearly a million recipient organizations across 236 countries and territories.
Whether it's for product donations or discounts, volunteering or pro bono work, matching gift programs, or other engagements with NGOs around the world, you want to be confident that you are connecting with legally recognized nonprofits.
The power of TechSoup Validation Services
TechSoup provides resources to local NGOs worldwide by verifying them as valid organizations that meet specific eligibility criteria.
TechSoup Validation Services makes it easy for corporations and foundations to connect their in-kind donations and grantmaking with eligible nonprofits.
We've partnered with 70 of the world's leading civil society organizations to improve lives globally through the use of technology.
These partners manage a range of capacity-building programs to serve communities in nearly every region of the world. Together we've reached more than 1,040,000 organizations and delivered more than US$10.7 billion in technology tools and philanthropic services.
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"The World Bank was one of the first organizations to use TechSoup validation, and we've been a proud supporter ever since. The team is great to work with, and we tripled the matching gift program in our regional offices in two years."
"One key benefit for us for being part of the TechSoup network has been the expertise. We are working with some incredibly talented people who are providing us with on the ground insights on what's working in specific countries and regions, and that's helping us make informed decisions around the products that we're building and the tools that we're shaping."
"The TechSoup network is incredible because there's so much dispersed knowledge about nonprofits in every country all over the world, and for us to be able to become experts in that way is impossible. The local expertise of the network is incredible."
TechSoup has over 30 years of experience with the nonprofit sector, global reach, and localized legal knowledge that will help you connect with real nonprofits. With solutions that fit your needs, TechSoup helps you scale your philanthropy, without the risk.
Founded 30 years ago in San Francisco, California, TechSoup is a civil society organization that connects charities and changemakers in 236 countries and territories with the resources they need to create technology solutions for a more sustainable and equitable world.
As a truly global organization, TechSoup works in partnership with 70 of the world's leading charities to improve lives through the use of technology.
We operate one of the world's largest global technology philanthropy programs. We validate NGOs around the world to connect them with philanthropic support, and provide technology-related online and offline resources to enhance the education and impact of the global social sector.
Long-term partners and clients include Microsoft, Adobe, Symantec, the World Bank, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
TechSoup's services are available in 236 countries and territories around the world. TechSoup does not validate nonprofit organizations in Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or Cuba at this time. TechSoup Validation Services works through the TechSoup Global Network, a global network of 70 civil society organizations that partner to deliver products and services to local nonprofits. This network leverages local knowledge to ensure that NGOs meet TechSoup's validation criteria.
Our pricing varies by the level of difficulty necessary to validate an organization and the type of validation solution used. Our pricing can be shared following an initial discovery call to determine your unique needs.
Paul van Haver is the vice president of global data services. In this capacity, he is responsible for the creation and execution of TechSoup's global data strategy and for a set of new services spanning from NGOsource to all NGO validation services. Paul is also responsible for overseeing strategic projects and relationships related to global NGO eligibility and NGO information services, including the Start Network and other TechSoup data partnerships.
As general manager of Validation Services, Conor Mulherin oversees the sales, marketing, product development, and operations of TechSoup's Validation Services. Conor has led the development of the Validation Services program since its launch in 2014, extending its reach to TechSoup's Global Network of 236 countries and territories. Conor's team is responsible for the development and implementation of validation solutions for clients across the world.
Kyle serves as senior director of global data services. In this capacity he supports the strategic planning and expansion of Validation Services. He regularly engages with partners and funders in support of TechSoup's mission. Kyle was an original member of the advisory council that developed the concept of TechSoup's service, NGOsource. He is a graduate of Lafayette College and New York University.
Based in the UK, Caroline is responsible for building the Validation Services portfolio in Europe. This involves working closely with a wide range of Validation Services partners and customers at a strategic and operational level to expand the service in the region. She also liaises with the TechSoup Global Network in Europe to identify areas for partnership and collaboration. Caroline brings over 10 years of experience working to build the capacity and enhance the visibility of nonprofit organizations globally to enable more efficient and effective allocation of public and philanthropic resources. Caroline holds a BSc in modern languages from Sheffield University and a MSc in international development from the London School of Economics.
Based in Munich, Germany, Peter focuses on the strategic and operational development of new offers that serve a broad range of corporate philanthropic and business engagement as well as specific nonprofit needs. He works closely together with our Validation Services clients, TechSoup operations team, and TechSoup Global Network partners to deliver sustainable added value to the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Peter brings more than 10 years of experience working in the corporate sector, including as manager of international group development of a global corporation. He also gained more than 10 years of experience in the nonprofit sector as a member of the executive board of a large renowned NGO and as co-CEO of a TechSoup network partner. Peter studied business in Germany and France and holds a diploma from the University of Passau.