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Thanks for making a difference in FY14

Posted on 01/07/14 by Tori Jaffer
It's always been our goal to make sure as many not-for-profits in Australia are not falling behind in IT needs, and also spending money on where it matters and not getting caught up in the cost of... Read More

Three ways not-for-profits can save money with Software as a Service (SaaS)

Posted on 24/06/14 by R & G Technologies
Software as a Service (SaaS) has changed the way software is delivered. Instead of purchasing and installing software on your servers and desktops, SaaS enables organisations to rent or lease... Read More

Yes, churches can now receive Microsoft donations!

Posted on 19/06/14 by Ben Teoh
Through our technology donations and discounts program (previously known as DonorTec) we helped over 11,000 not-for-profits receive over $200 million worth of the latest technology by partnering... Read More

Important updates to the Cisco donations program

Posted on 17/06/14 by Ben Teoh
Cisco have made changes to the eligibility of this program and we now require eligible organisations to submit an application form to Connecting Up to have your Cisco eligibility reviewed. ... Read More

Top Australian social enterprises announced at second annual awards

Posted on 16/06/14 by Ben Teoh
As winners of the inaugural Social Enterprise Awards last year, it was a privilege to be there again this year to meet this year’s winners and see people from the sector coming together to... Read More

4 ways to make the most of Microsoft donations for not-for-profits

Posted on 11/06/14 by Ben Teoh
1) Check your Microsoft donation allocation in the Volume Licensing Service Centre When you order donated products through Connecting Up, they are processed through the Microsoft Volume Licensing... Read More

Stay Smart Online Week 2014 – 8 Internet security suites put to the test

Posted on 04/06/14 by Ben Teoh
This week is Stay Smart Online Week, a national day to remind everyone that we need to be careful when we use the Internet for ourselves or for our organisations. It's also a great reminder to... Read More

Reflect, be inspired and learn at the Social Enterprise Masters Conference

Posted on 27/05/14 by Tori Jaffer
Last year, the innaugural Social Enterprise Awards brought together not-for-profit organisations and social-benefit businesses together to celebrate the amazing work that often goes unnoticed. As... Read More

New workshop: Corporate sponsorship for not-for-profits

Posted on 26/05/14 by Sakina Vohra
Sponsorships are a great way for businesses to support local organisations and a way to give back to the community. It’s a win-win for both the businesses and the organisations. For businesses it’s... Read More
End of financial year donation requests

Place your orders before end of financial year or you might miss out!

Posted on 20/05/14 by Ryan Jones
However, did you know that some of our donor partners, including Adobe, Cisco, Symantec and more, limit their order requests to 1 each financial year? We want you to be aware that if you request... Read More

4 must-know social media principles for fundraising

Posted on 15/05/14 by Kate vanderVoort
Competition for the fundraising dollar is tough. Not a day goes by where people aren’t asked for money from a not-for-profit whether it’s at the supermarket, by phone, in their inbox or their... Read More

May events: Leadership, mobile apps for not-for-profit, sustainability and more

Posted on 07/05/14 by Sakina Vohra
Webinars 22 May: Webinar: Leadership - solving complex problems: Whether you take up leadership position formally or informally, this webinar is meant for you. It will provide you with the... Read More

Microsoft Office 365 Readiness Assessment

Posted on 04/05/14 by Ryan Jones
Is your organisation considering Microsoft Office 365, but you don't know where to start? Connecting Up has partnered with not-for-profit technology provider Infoxchange to provide Microsoft Office... Read More

Real ROI: The value of online community for not-for-profit organisations

Posted on 23/04/14 by guest author
Community is built around a shared experience or interest, this is true for both online and offline communities. Not-for-profit (NFP) and charitable organisations have strong offline communities,... Read More

Learn code in an hour for #WeSpeakCode

Posted on 15/04/14 by Ben Teoh
The Microsoft #WeSpeakCode challenge encourages youth in Asia Pacific to do an hour of code between 21-27 April. Not only is it a great introduction into the world of code and software development... Read More

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