Three Cost-Saving Tools for Non-Profits

Most non-profit organizations, cause-based agencies and churches share the same problem: there is too much to do and not enough time, staff or money.  Let's try to fix at least one of these issues.  

Here are three things you can do right now to help your organization save money and work smarter.  

Register for Google for Non-Profits: This will allow your organization to get full cloud-based email services for FREE.  You can reduce server and network space by allowing each account to access google drive - again for FREE.  There is so much more to explore but do this now!  visit https://www.google.com/nonprofits/

Sign Up for Amazon.com's Smile Program:  Once you sign up for Amazon Smile, you can ask your supporters to designate you organization and Amazon will direct a percentage of your supporter's shopping purchases to you.  Free Money!  Visit Smile.Amazon.com to get started. 

Get the Adobe Creative Suite at a reduced price.  This includes Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Illustrator.  Now that you are signed up for Google for Non-profits, you should have discovered the Tech Soup Community.  This is a great resource, make sure you are getting their emails and search for Adobe Creative Cloud  on their site to get a significantly reduced cost on this amazing photo design and editing tool. Visit http://www.techsoup.org/