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03/15/2022

Resources for Nonprofits Affected by the War in Ukraine

On February 24, the Russian Federation violated international law by invading the independent state of Ukraine. The TechSoup Global Network stands in solidarity with the citizens and civil society of Ukraine. TechSoup helps to address this challenge by connecting civil society organizations working in and for Ukraine with access to critical technology and related resources. […]

09/13/2021

Lights, Camera, #TakeAction!

September 28-30, TechSoup will hold a three-day campaign, focused on teaching Digital Storytelling to Nonprofits and NGOs. Join free training! Lights, Camera, Take Action!, will help organizations learn the basics of effective impact storytelling. Over three days of online workshops, with learning tracks focused on strategy development, tools to use, and impact, nonprofits and NGOs […]

08/05/2021

Top 8 Energisers for a Virtual Training

So, you’ve planned your virtual meeting well, you are mindful to take a 15-minute break every 90 minutes or so, you ask questions via the chatbox or do an online survey, and yet after merely two hours of staring at the computer screen, you are shattered to see a steady decline in your group’s engagement?  […]

08/04/2021

Golden Rules for Running Effective Online Meetings

TechSoup Europe is glad to continue our series of tips & tricks on how to run effective virtual meetings. The key to a successful session is not only an interesting agenda but above all: an engaging presenter. What do we need to bear in mind when moderating virtual meetings? Be patient  Start running the meeting […]

06/30/2021

Summing up MEGAPHONE Central Asia and Caucasus

The time between June 21st and 29th, 2021 was a time well spent! Together with the help of 8 social media and communications professionals and 120 participants from Central Asia and Caucasus regions we uncovered the power of social media for activists. The workshops allowed a deep dive into building a comms strategy and evaluating its performance, “how-tos” on podcast production, creating cool graphics with Canva and […]

06/08/2021

MEGAPHONE Central Asia and Caucasus

We are proud to introduce the first edition of MEGAPHONE Central Asia and Caucasus that welcomes activists and NGOs from the regions to share the latest social media knowledge and tools. Join us online, June 21st-29th! The event is available to registered participants and consists of 6 interactive workshops in Russian and English on:   creating visually pleasing graphics for Facebook and Instagram using Canva,   […]

05/26/2021

Creating Effective Campaigns to Combat Shrinking Civil Space

“Great inspiration and very useful tools to be used in our communication and empowerment of civil society!” – says  participant of “Creating Effective Campaigns to combat shrinking civil space” workshop, part of DTS4SS project. In May 2021, TechSoup partners from six countries: Austria, Hungary, Italy, North Macedonia, Bulgaria and Poland took part in two 3 […]

05/10/2021

#MEGAPHONE 2021 RESOURCES: Use of Narrative as a Form of Sense-making

As well as being Homo Sapiens, we are also Homo Narrans! We tell stories, we live in stories, we use stories to describe our individual and collective identities, and stories are fundamental to the way we give meaning to our world. Watch the recording of a webinar from May 6, 2021, led by Bavesh Patel […]

04/21/2021

#MEGAPHONE 2021 Resources: Changing Narrative Using Social Media and Digital Channels

Social media isn’t all about letting people know what you had for breakfast or how many times a day you have exercised. It has an incredible mobilizing capacity, which has given a chance to millions of people to have their voices heard. If you would like to learn more, watch the recording from the webinar […]

04/10/2021

#MEGAPHONE Webinar Resources about Hope Based Communication

It feels like the world is going to hell: but there is hope, and we need that hope to make change happen. We don’t have to let populists set the agenda nor make it our job to constantly respond to what they say (and in the process further heighten the visibility of their own narrative). […]

03/29/2021

MEGAPHONE 2021 WEBINAR SERIES

Together with Hive Mind, we are launching a 5-episode MEGAPHONE webinar series “ACTIVISTS WINNING THE ATTENTION ECONOMY GAME” dedicated to helping activists and NGO professionals better fight for the audience’s attention. Join us every Thursday of April (8, 15, 22, 29.04) and on May 6, 2021, always at 13.00 CET. Everyone and everything is fighting to get our attention […]

04/06/2020

Resources for Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

In difficult times, the world turns to civil society for support. At TechSoup, we’re committed to equipping your nonprofit with the technology resources you need to meet your mission, serve your community, and support your staff. Not a member? Join TechSoup today for free. Virtual Workshop: Managing the Impact of COVID-19 on Nonprofits Tools & Tips […]

03/26/2020

Vertical Storytelling for Activists

Have you ever thought about Tik Tok as your new social media channel? If not, you should definitely watch this webinar! The vertical format is not just something that kids use, not something to fear or underestimate. The vertical format is how most of us consume social media those days and being able to use […]

12/10/2019

MEGAPHONE 2019

Earlier this year 100 activists, NGO professionals and journalists gathered in Budapest for MEGAPHONE 2019 – a 2-day event which centred around collaborative discussions and peer-to-peer learning. Participants came from 28 countries in Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia to share their experiences from working on the issues such as the environment, women’s rights, LGBT+ […]

06/12/2019

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 […]

 
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