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Nonprofit Resources


Links and information to support your nonprofit in the important work you do!

“The Technology Place for Nonprofits”

At TechSoup you can learn about appropriate, effective technology that fits within your budget, ask technology questions, debate current hot topics, and participate in discussions with your peers and trustworthy experts in the field of nonprofit technology. You can also find a wide selection of donated and discounted technology products at TechSoup Stock, their product distribution program, as well as  technology consultants and other service providers in your area through the service directory.

Helpful articles on Techsoup:

Sample Technology Plan

Use Your Strategic Technology Plan as a Fundraising Tool

Ten Tips for Funding Technology

NPower's mission is to ensure all nonprofit organizations can use technology to better serve their communities. Their website has great articles and tools to help nonprofits use technology effectively. They also have a network of NPower service providers, who work with nonprofits across the country to improve uses of technology. See if there is someone in your area!

NPower’s tools include Total Cost of Ownership and Return on Investment Calculators, as well as Tech Atlas, an online resource to help you manage your technology. You can find them all at

Idealware provides candid Consumer-Reports-style reviews and articles about software of interest to nonprofits, centralized into a website. Through product comparisons, recommendations, case studies, and software news, Idealware allows nonprofits to make the software decisions that will help them be more effective.

This website is written and managed by Jayne Cravens, a nonprofit consultant and much more. The website is chock full of information on a variety of topics including technology for nonprofits, volunteerism, and community building.

Map’s website has a lot of great online resources on technology planning and effective uses of technology for nonprofits. They offer a free email newsletter, which you can subscribe to online, and an email forum called Tech Talk for nonprofits to share information about technology.

This is the online version of a print magazine that helps nonprofits focus on fundraising and direct mail. Visit their website to sign up for a free subscription.

With articles from the print magazine, this website is a wealth of information for nonprofits that need straightforward information about fundraising, board management and more. You can subscribe to the magazine, and you can also sign up for webinars with nationally renowned fundraising consultant, Kim Klein.

A free online source of nonprofit news and information.

The Philanthropy Journal operates out of Raleigh, NC but covers nonprofit issues on a national level. However, one of their newsletters is exclusively for North Carolina nonprofits. You can subscribe to their free newsletters on their website.


Donor Power Blog 

Interesting insight on all kinds of things donor related, plus lots of great links. Visit this blog at

The Extreme Fundraising Blog

Reviews fundraising campaigns internationally and provides inspiration and focus for fundraisers anywhere. Visit this blog at


North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

Serves, presents, and promotes the nonprofit sector in North Carolina. A great resource for information, education, and networking opportunities.

Duke Nonprofit Management Program

Part of Duke University’s Continuing Education Department, this program provides ongoing workshops, retreats, and certificates for nonprofit staff and volunteers.

To find out about the courses they are offering, visit their website at


Western North Carolina Partners for Nonprofit Success

A hub of information and resources for nonprofits in Western North Carolina. Visit their website at

WNC Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals

The Western North Carolina Chapter of AFP meets monthly and provides great opportunities for networking and education in the nonprofit community.

For more information, visit their website at

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

The Community Foundation has awarded more than $80 million in charitable grants to nonprofit organizations in the 18 county mountain region of Western North Carolina. Visit their website to learn more at

OneWhoServes, Inc. Computer and Business Services

We offer computer support and service at a discounted rate to nonprofit agencies, as well as custom software development and GiftsFriends&Time fundraising software.   We also hold free technology workshops on an ongoing basis that are open to anyone who wants to attend.

A-B Tech Community College

A-B Tech offers many low cost workshops on basic technology. If you or someone on your nonprofit staff needs to brush up on Outlook or improve their computer skills, be sure to check out AB tech’s Continuing Education offerings at

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