Google has many FREE tools that will allow you to reach more donors, improve your operations and raise awareness. They offer discounted use of their "check-out" software that will allow you to accept donations via your website. In addition, you can create email addresses using your web address (i.e., use Google Calendar to publish upcoming events to your website, access Google Analytics to understand how people are interacted with your website and use YouTube to broadcast your message.

 SurveyMonkey allows you to create smart, professional surveys without breaking a sweat. Best of all, as long as you keep the question count below 10, it's FREE. 


TechSoup is a Web-based resource center that offers technology assistance and solutions for small to mid-size nonprofit organizations. The site offers nonprofit technology articles and news, and information on where to find donated or discounted software and equipment through its companion site, DiscounTech. The site also has information on computer training; advice on technology funding; information on technology planning; listings of available volunteers and consultants; and detailed information on recycled hardware, including how to find it. Visitors has to be a member in order to purchase the donated items on the site. It also has a free, monthly publication, By the Cup, with feature articles related to nonprofit technology

Promote your Nonprofit Freely. VerticalResponse allows any organization with 501(c)(3) status to send up to 10,000 emails per month FREE. If you aren't skilled at designing emails, no worries, they even have templates available. 

The above list represents only a portion of what is available to nonprofits. Prior to purchasing any products or services, always ASK about special nonprofit pricing.