There are a variety of technologies offered to nonprofits for free or at a discounted rate. I can help you get started with a few of my favorites. Need help with something you don’t see on this list, let me know and I just may be able to help!
The Salesforce Foundation has built a variety of tools specifically for nonprofits. These include tools that aid in donation management, relationship management, volunteer management and constituent management. All 501c3 nonprofits are eligible to apply for 10 free user licenses for the enterprise edition of Salesforce. Other Salesforce products (communities, knowledge, etc) are usually provided at an 80% discount (please contact your Salesforce Account Executive for exact prices).
See the Salesforce.com Consulting page for more details on how Carrie can help you get started.
Box is a cloud based file storage system that allows users to access files from anywhere they have an internet connection. Users can collaborate and share files within Box. Box.org was established to provide nonprofits free access to Box functionality. If you’re a Salesforce user, the Box for Salesforce app can help you organize your files within Salesforce.
Google has a variety of tools that can be used at no cost by nonprofits, including the wildly popular google apps. Check out this page for eligibility requirements and a list of available Google products. Google apps can connect with Salesforce in a variety of ways.
MailChimp is a leader in email marketing. Each month, non-profits can send 12,000 emails to 2,000 subscribers for free! After that, registered nonprofits receive a 15% discount (you must apply for the discount). MailChimp also happens to pair nicely with Salesforce when using the free MailChimp for Salesforce app