Almost every household in the US has at least one computer/laptop or a smartphone. Therefore, having up to date technology is very important for nonprofit organizations for effective communication with donors and grantors. There are a few companies that assist charities with their technology issues and needs.
Techsoup. This company offers consulting on computer equipment and technology. They also provide free and discounted software and hardware to nonprofits;
Ebase provides a free community relationship management software for nonprofit organizations. With their software you can manage your donors base, financials, volunteer pool, and events & campaigns;
Idealware is a nonprofit organization which provides education and resources to other nonprofits on how to use technology to reach out to the community and manage the organization efficiently;
Network for Good provides charities with tips on how to plan effective and successful fundraisers, increase social media and mobile giving. The website also offers free useful guides and templates that nonprofits can use in their day to day operations;
Npower is a nonprofit with a two-fold mission: the first program provides a skills-based volunteering program connecting technology professionals with other charities and schools and the other program provides technology training to underprivileged youth and veterans. Thus, if your nonprofit has specific technology needs, they can link you with a tech specialist who can assist.
Foundation Center offers a variety of educational resources on seeking funding. Besides learning about grant writing basics, you may also sign up for free webinars and bootcamps on how to maximize social media impact, optimize collaboration, and improve your fundraising skills. The website also contains valuable budget and grant proposal templates;
Nonprofit Tech for Good. The website educates nonprofits on hundreds of available low cost or free online tools and applications, such as Storify, Statigram, Tapfunder, etc. Even if you find just a few of them that match your organization’s needs, that’s worth exploring.