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Technology Donation

Are you a nonprofit employee or social activist? If yes, you have reached a good place. TechSoup equips changemakers with technology solutions and skills they need to improve lives globally and locally. Our  product donation program provides eligible organizations with donated and discounted software, hardware, services, and training. In collaboration with the TechSoup Global Network, our trusted partners give […]

Tech4Stories

An information, media literacy and social campaigning program for NGOs to power up their social impact and to counter radicalized public discourse across East Europe.

TechSoup Academy

TechSoup Academy by TechSoup Italy offers offline (workshop) and online (webinar) training courses that help Italian nonprofits increase their digital culture.    TechSoup Academy, an education platform for Italian nonprofits aims to become a hub of expert-led tech training designed for nonprofits and civic society operators. TechSoup Academy provides three lines of training activities: webinars, workshops […]

ENCLUDE’S CRM Programme

Relationships are fundamental to charities and therefore CRM systems should be at the heart of a client service. In Ireland, nonprofits could be a part of Enclude’s CRM Programme and receive face-to-face training, access dedicated systems support, make minor system amendments as their operational requirements change and future planning. In comparison to traditional databases, CRM […]

Webinars Designed for Nonprofits

What started in 2012 as a pilot project with online training courses for IT products now counts the 26,000 participants in Germany. Based on Stifter-helfen experince and with the network help, other TechSoup Europe partners also launched their webinar program for non-profits. The free webinars of Stifter-helfen.net – IT for non-profits – are targeted specifically at charitable organizations and […]

News

27.08.2019

Meet and Code Grants Available Until September 8

Until September 8, nonprofits from 25 European countries may apply for Meet and Code grants. Get 300-500 euro and promote coding and digital skills! It is the high time to prepare yourself for upcoming European Code Week (5 – 20 October 2019) and prepare great coding event for participants aged  8 – 24! We encourage nonprofits to cooperate with teachers, […]

26.08.2019

Procurement Announcement – Translation of the Educational Materials and Project Documentation

TechSoup Foundation invites proposals to deliver written translation of the educational materials and project documentation developed in the frame of the project “Radical Awareness Game Engagement” (RAGE), financed by the European Union within the framework of the Internal Security Fund-Police.   General information 1.1. Details of the contracting authority Name of the organization: Foundation TechSoup […]

18.06.2019

Best Practices of Training Programs for Social Sector Within the Network

The TechSoup Europe network is expanding. Eight partners met in Warsaw on June 5-7 within the framework of the project “Digital Literacy Education Frameworks for Social Sector” (DLNGO). The Consortium comprises TechSoup’s partners from Austria (Fundraising Verband Austria), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Fondacija Mozaik/Masta), Spain (ILUNION Tecnología y Accesibilidad), Italy (Socialtechno), Poland (Fundacja Techsoup) and Ukraine […]

12.06.2019

Optimism and Humour in Communication – Lessons Learnt During Tech4Stories Workshops

Public participation in Bucharest seemed like an abstract thing just 10 years ago. But now more and more citizens are determined to take their city back and have a greater impact on the decision-making processes – says Silvie Boeriu from CeRe, an organisation that helps citizens solve the problems of their communities. During our Tech4Stories […]

05.06.2019

A Rock for Independent Living

Stop for one second and think about all the things that are included in your morning routine. You wake up, prepare breakfast, brush your teeth, get dressed, leave for work. Now think again: how would it look like if all those things suddenly became impossible without the help of another person? For some people, this […]

03.06.2019

Meet and Code 2019: Grant Applications Now Open

Starting June 3, the initiative Meet and Code invites local nonprofits across Europe to apply for micro-grants to organize events that foster interest in and access to digital skills among young Europeans. Last year, more than 50,000 young people took part in 1,100 programming events. Grants of up to 500 Euro are available to bring […]

20.05.2019

Survivors’ Network – How Does It Work?

“Many NGOs, including ours, try to fix as many things as possible at the same time. But it’s impossible”, says Alexandra from Romanian organization  A.L.E.G. So she tried to focus on one goal instead – which was creating a campaign, connecting survivors of domestic violence with those women who are still struggling to get out […]

15.05.2019

Applications Now Open for the Google.org Impact Challenge on Safety

Applications are now open for the Google.Org Impact Challenge on Safety – a €10m fund to support organisations across Europe that are working on challenges related to hate, extremism, and child safety, both online and offline. By funding new and existing community projects across Europe, we hope to support initiatives to counter hate and extremism, and help young people […]

02.05.2019

European Fundraising School

In cooperation with CFRE, the Fundraising Association Austria – TechSoup Partner – is offering – for the 4th time – the European Fundraising School, a high-quality 5-day training program designed to meet the needs of fundraising beginners and experts. So take your major donors skills onto a new level with the workshop “Raising more money […]

11.04.2019

Procurement Announcement

Fundacja TechSoup invites applications to deliver a logo, brand book and website for the project entitled “Radical Awareness Game Engagement” (RAGE), financed by the European Union within the framework of the Internal Security Fund – Police (grant agreement number 812621). 1. General Information 1.1 Details of the contracting authority Name: Fundacja TechSoup Address: ul. Bracka […]

15.03.2019

TechSoup Europe Develops Digital Literacy Program

TechSoup partners from Europe active in digital literacy education exchange good practices on developing and implementing training programs addressed to the NGO sector. Les Ateliers du Bocage, ILUNION Tecnología y Accesibilidad, Fundraising Verband Austria, Fondacija Mozaik/Masta, Socialtechno, TechSoup Polska and GURT are part of Digital Literacy Framework for the Social Sector. Improvement of the digital literacy […]

12.03.2019

Winners of Meet and Code Award

On the weekend from March, 8 to 10, the time had finally come: More than 700 organisations from all over Europe had applied – 15 made it to the finals. The Meet and Code Coding Initiative awarded the Meet and Code Award for the first time to the most creative ideas for getting children and […]

25.01.2019

V Edition of the Discapnet Awards for Accessible Technologies

The ONCE Foundation for Cooperation and Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities announce the V edition of “The Discapnet Awards for Accessible Technologies”. The aim of the contest is to recognise the best initiatives and actions in the field of technologies applied to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, as well as companies, entities or organisations that […]

24.01.2019

Watch, Listen, and Learn

Activists and NGOs need to spread the word about their mission, engage new supporters, and fundraise in more ways. Learn with us how to do it! Story of Elena Calistru and her organisation Funky Citizens from Romania proves that the shrinking civic space in CEE is not just a theoretical issue. Activists, who got into their work to fight […]

11.01.2019

Meet and Code Award 2018

We know fifteen finalists of Meet and Code Award 2018! More than 700 events participated in the Meet and Code Award 2018 in three award categories: Kick and Code (annual theme) Meet and Code events that either seek to solve a football related problem with IT or use football as a topic to bring coding […]

01.12.2018

GURT recognized again as The Best Capacity Building Provider

On November 29, 2018, our Ukrainian partner – GURT Resource Center, for the second time already, was voted The Best Capacity Building Provider by the participants of the 7th Civil Society Capacity Building Forum. This year, the Forum hosted over 2,000 representatives of Ukrainian CSOs. During the event, GURT representatives talked about the services provided […]

29.11.2018

TechSoup Europe Annual Report FY18

We’re thrilled to launch our FY18 Annual Report, which reflects the achievements of Fundacja TechSoup that leads the design and delivery of TechSoup programs in Europe, including managing our network of Partners.  Fundacja TechSoup Annual Report FY18

18.11.2018

MEGAPHONE 2018

105 participants from 26 countries, 66% women, grass-roots activists and representants of NGOs attending 21 workshops – these are numbers of MEGAPHONE 2018, activists’ response to shrinking civic spaces. Facing a global pushback and struggling in the era of misinformation and social media algorithms, we, the changemakers need to find the ways how to strengthen our narratives, get people involved […]

30.10.2018

More than 50,000 Participants of Meet and Code

The results of Meet and Code 2018 are impressive: 1,100 events in 513 cities and communities in 22 countries with over 52,000 young people participating. In all areas, the Meet and Code initiative has grown significantly compared to 2017: The number of events and cities as well as the number of participants rose by around […]

28.10.2018

Academy of Good Communication

Academy of Good Communication is a series of training for nonprofits and local groups of activists from all regions in Poland, during which they develop their digital and marketing skills. Academy of Good Communication is created by Facebook and TechSoup Poland to support digital and marketing skills of activists. Free of charge workshops take place in all […]

14.10.2018

OpenAsso – a New Platform for Getting Answers to French Nonprofits’ Needs

Our French partner — Solidatech — launched OpenAsso, the collaborative platform at the service of the nonprofit world! For years, Solidatech has been working to support the French NGO sector. Nonprofits have repeatedly asked for a space to share their experiences, plans, and best practices. Today, we are very happy to introduce OpenAsso, the collaborative platform for […]

04.10.2018

Meet and Code 2018: 1.100 Programming-Events over 500 cities across Europe

Young people in 22 European countries can choose from 1,100 programming events at Meet and Code for two weeks starting October 6. The events are directed to children and young people between the ages of 8 and 24. Participation is free of charge. Number of events almost doubled Meet and Code 2018, like last year’s […]

03.10.2018

Hackathon Making Open Data Portal More Useful for Citizens and Businesses

The Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs of Poland has released the new version of its public data website – dane.gov.pl. The Ministry has selected TechSoup to be its service provider organising a very unique hackathon which aims to make the open data portal of the government more accessible and useful for citizens and businesses. Search […]

21.09.2018

MEGAPHONE – Changing the Game

Join us in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, November 13-15, 2018 at MEGAPHONE – activists’ response to shrinking civic spaces. Activists and NGOs are facing a global pushback. Technology is accelerating that process and we need to better understand how it’s happening. But technology can also connect us and amplify our activist response. In reaction to the attacks we must tell […]

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