Free Stuff for Nonprofits and Good Causes!

FREE and DISCOUNTED technology tools for nonprofits is the discussion topic at the September 2014 Philly NetSquared meetup.

Community Magic’s Stan Pokras will discuss Freecycle as a resource for free stuff and a way to help keep reusable goods out of landfills.

Azavea’s Tyler Dahlberg will share insights on his firm’s annual Summer of Maps fellowship which pairs student data analysts with nonprofits to produce high-impact maps for free.

Briana Morgan from the Office of HIV Planning will speak on Google for Nonprofits, which includes a $10,000/month advertising grant for noncommercial purposes and free access to Google Apps.

David Mosenkis will present TIBCO Spotfire, a visual analytics platform non-profits can license at no cost to explore and share insights from large data sets without programming. View some examples here.

Thomas Taylor from roundCorner will share his experience using donated & discounted CRM licenses from the Salesforce Foundation, along with free Salesforce apps like the Nonprofit Starter Pack, Volunteers for Salesforce and DemandTools, to help nonprofits organize information on funders, volunteers, supporters and members.

In addition, we’ll all hear from Elijah van der Giessen from TechSoup Global on how the national TechSoup organization can help nonprofits through its software donation program and related services.