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Connecting Up, Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation that works to unleash the power of not-for-profits by providing a variety of information, products, resources and programs. Our services are available in Australia and New Zealand and throughout South East Asia. We also help to develop relationships with business, community and government sectors for the development of the not-for-profit sector.

Some of our programs and services include:

Technology donations and discounts for not-for-profits

Donations & Discount Programs
As the local partner of the US-based TechSoup Global network of 40 countries and growing, Connecting Up manages technology donation programs of companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Adobe, Symantec, SAP and many more to qualified not-for-profit organisations in Australia.

TechSoup New Zealand
This is the brand under which Connecting Up and TechSoup Global administer technology donation & discount programs of companies such as Microsoft, Symantec, SAP and many more to eligible not-for-profit organisations in New Zealand.

Directory Services

Directory of Australian not-for-profit and charity organisations
Our Directory of Australian not-for-profit and charity organisations purpose is to connect not-for-profits and charities with each other and to be a resource for the not-for-profit sector as well as for the public, donors and funders, government and business, and other stakeholders.

MatchIT
MatchIT is a service that enables not-for-profits to harness the expertise of service providers who support not-for-profit organisations with technology. MatchIT has been specifically designed to assist in the capacity building of Australian nonprofit organisations and is proudly provided by Connecting Up in partnership with Microsoft.

SAcommunity
This is our community information service for people living in South Australia. This directory contains information and services such as health care, financial assistance, housing, transport, education, sports, child care, as well as recreation programs, clubs, community events, and information about all levels of government. It is available online and is also in a printed form.

Events for not-for-profit organisations

Connecting Up runs a number of events designed to give not-for-profits practical help to reach their goals. These events include online webinars, workshops, forums and our annual Connecting Up Conference.

Connecting Up Conference
Our organisation provides a series of learning and networking sessions for individuals and organisations who are interested in social entrepreneurship, technology, and social innovation.

Learning, News and Research

We provide a wide range of content, a Learning Centre, blog and news about technology focused on not-for-profits and charities, as well as our research reports on sector technology needs.

Not-for-profit Community

In 2012-2013 we will be running a number of community initiatives to support the not-for-profit sector including online forums, fortnightly TweetChats (#npau) and supporting local NetSquared groups.

Our Memberships

Connecting Up Inc. is proud to be a member of the following organisations and networks: