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Pivoting to Remote Work — COVID-19 Response Course Track for Nonprofits

Pivoting to Remote Work — COVID-19 Response Course Track for Nonprofits

To continue serving your community during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find the need to quickly transition to remote work. To help you, TechSoup created a free track of courses to provide information and tools as you make this transition.

This track will help nonprofits lay the groundwork for successful remote office environments. You’ll learn how to:

  • Identify necessary technology tools to get your remote office up and running in no time
  • Boost collaboration
  • Ensure information security



TechSoup Courses is an online learning resource of free and paid bite-sized training courses created just for nonprofits.

This track is normally $110, but we’ve made it FREE so anyone can access this information and rapidly response to the Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Mitigation Resources
Coronavirus Mitigation Resources
Digital Security 101: How to Become a Human Firewall
Digital Security 101: How to Become a Human Firewall
Digital Security 201: How to Make Your Organisation Safe
Digital Security 201: How to Make Your Organisation Safe
OneDrive 101- Storing Smartly
OneDrive 101- Storing Smartly
Outlook 101- Increase Efficiency
Outlook 101- Increase Efficiency
SharePoint 101- Improving Collaboration
SharePoint 101- Improving Collaboration
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams - 201 - Advanced Functions
Teams - 201 - Advanced Functions
All Access Pass to Successful Tech Planning

All Access Pass to Successful Tech Planning

NOTE: All prices include GST

This on-demand technology planning track will help you get out of the technology doldrums so that you can assess your organisation’s technology infrastructure and address your current and future needs. At the end of the four-course learning track, you’ll have a fully realised tactical technology action plan to guide your organisation.

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Tech Planning 101: Getting Started and Assessing Your IT Infrastructure
Tech Planning 101: Getting Started and Assessing Your IT Infrastructure
Tech Planning 201: Developing a Data Strategy
Tech Planning 201: Developing a Data Strategy
Tech Planning 202: Organising Online Communications
Tech Planning 202: Organising Online Communications
Tech Planning 203: Putting Your Tech Plan into Action
Tech Planning 203: Putting Your Tech Plan into Action
Microsoft Cloud Solutions Bootcamp

Microsoft Cloud Solutions Bootcamp

NOTE: All prices include GST

This on-demand learning track provides a foundation for understanding how to optimise your nonprofit's use of Microsoft Cloud solutions. This includes security standards and how to implement simple best practices to secure your data, optimising Outlook, Power BI basics, as well as tips to increase your nonprofit's productivity.

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Getting the Most Out of Microsoft Office 365 Outlook
Getting the Most Out of Microsoft Office 365 Outlook
Getting the Most Out of SharePoint in Microsoft Office 365
Getting the Most Out of SharePoint in Microsoft Office 365
Increase Your Nonprofit's Security Using the Microsoft Cloud
Increase Your Nonprofit's Security Using the Microsoft Cloud
Optimise Your Nonprofit’s Productivity with Microsoft Cloud
Optimise Your Nonprofit’s Productivity with Microsoft Cloud
Power BI Bootcamp
Power BI Bootcamp
Gotta Get Google Analytics

Gotta Get Google Analytics

NOTE: All prices include GST

This four-course, on-demand Google Analytics learning track will give you a solid start with Google Analytics. You will learn what Google Analytics is, how it works, and how to use it to find out what people are doing on your website. You will also learn who those people are, and how can you use the information from Google Analytics to inform your digital marketing strategy and drive them toward action.

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Google Analytics 101: Getting Started with Google Analytics
Google Analytics 101: Getting Started with Google Analytics
Google Analytics 102: How to Build Google Analytics Dashboards like a Boss
Google Analytics 102: How to Build Google Analytics Dashboards like a Boss
Google Analytics 201: Google Analytics for the Advanced Beginner
Google Analytics 201: Google Analytics for the Advanced Beginner
Google Analytics 202 Using Analytics to Answer: Who is on my website?
Google Analytics 202 Using Analytics to Answer: Who is on my website?
Digital Security Bundle

Digital Security Bundle

NOTE: All prices include GST

After completing this on-demand track, you will understand understand the five steps to protect yourself and your ability to serve the people you serve. You will also learn practical approaches to make your organisation safer, and protect its ability to have social impact.

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Digital Security 101: How to Become a Human Firewall
Digital Security 101: How to Become a Human Firewall
Digital Security 201: How to Make Your Organisation Safe
Digital Security 201: How to Make Your Organisation Safe
Google Ads Grant Seminar Series

Google Ads Grant Seminar Series

NOTE: All prices include GST

We want to help you spend $120,000 in Google’s advertising money this year. You can unlock this potential through the Google Ads Grant for Nonprofits, which will help you bring in traffic to your nonprofit’s website and amplify your digital impact. Our four-part seminar series will walk you through the grant application process and show you the special nuances of working within a grant account.

Recording of live events to provide program updates to Seminar 1 & 2!

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Google Ad Grants Seminar 1: What is the Google Ad Grant?
Google Ad Grants Seminar 1: What is the Google Ad Grant?
Google Ad Grants Seminar 2: How to build ads
Google Ad Grants Seminar 2: How to build ads
Google Ad Grants Seminar 3: How do you find great keywords & write compelling ad copy?
Google Ad Grants Seminar 3: How do you find great keywords & write compelling ad copy?
Google Ad Grants Seminar 4: How do you manage and optimize your account for convensions?
Google Ad Grants Seminar 4: How do you manage and optimize your account for convensions?
Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

NOTE: All prices include GST

Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams - 201 - Advanced Functions
Teams - 201 - Advanced Functions
What Facebook Ads Can Do For Your Organisation

What Facebook Ads Can Do For Your Organisation

NOTE: All prices include GST

Sometimes you have to pay-to-play in order to get meaningful social media engagement. Digital ads are becoming the cheapest, most effective way to engage new or existing audiences on social media and other platforms. Currently, Facebook is the platform with the farthest reach and most sophisticated targeting. In this on-demand course track, we’ll share tips and tricks for running effective campaigns and getting the most out of your ad budget to drive impact for your organisation. Whether you’re a total newbie to Facebook ads or you’re an old pro, these on-demand courses will give you new ideas for ways to use Facebook to further your mission.

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Facebook Ads 101: Using Insights & Analytics to Inform your Strategy
Facebook Ads 101: Using Insights & Analytics to Inform your Strategy
Facebook Ads 201: How to Build, Manage, and Optimise your Ads
Facebook Ads 201: How to Build, Manage, and Optimise your Ads
Email Marketing for Nonprofits Bundle

Email Marketing for Nonprofits Bundle

NOTE: All prices include GST

This self-paced, five-course track will show you how to create and implement an effective email marketing strategy. We'll cover segmenting and customising your email marketing messages and content for better results, goal setting, benchmarking and analytics as well as discuss the best frequency for your email campaigns to optimise your response rates and budget. Whether you are a marketing maven or a newbie, you'll come away with a deep understanding of how to integrate email with online and offline marketing channels for a successfully integrated campaign.

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Email Marketing 101: How to Get Started Building Your Email Marketing Strategy
Email Marketing 101: How to Get Started Building Your Email Marketing Strategy
Email Marketing 201: Goal Setting and Benchmarking (Analytics are Fun!)
Email Marketing 201: Goal Setting and Benchmarking (Analytics are Fun!)
Email Marketing 202: The Importance of Target Lists
Email Marketing 202: The Importance of Target Lists
Email Marketing 203: Segmenting Your Targets and Growing Your Email List
Email Marketing 203: Segmenting Your Targets and Growing Your Email List
Email Marketing 204: How to Stand Out in Your Audience’s Email Inbox
Email Marketing 204: How to Stand Out in Your Audience’s Email Inbox
Branding for Nonprofits Bundle

Branding for Nonprofits Bundle

NOTE: All prices include GST

With a solid foundation, you can begin to implement good design practices and build brand guidelines for your organisation. After completing these on-demand courses, you will be able to evaluate branded visual content using design standards and apply best practices in developing a cohesive brand.

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Branding Basics for Nonprofits 101
Branding Basics for Nonprofits 101
Branding for Nonprofits 201: Applying Best Practices for Design
Branding for Nonprofits 201: Applying Best Practices for Design
Get Your Design Learner's Permit

Get Your Design Learner's Permit

NOTE: All prices include GST

Before you get on the freeway, you gotta build your confidence with the basics. Get up to speed on how to create and manipulate images and graphics, and understand design concepts. These on-demand courses will put you on the road to design success! Vroom!

*All course fees are non-refundable.

Adobe Absolute Beginners: Photoshop 101
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Photoshop 101
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Create a Fundraiser Invitation Using InDesign
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Create a Fundraiser Invitation Using InDesign
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Getting Started with Illustrator
Adobe Absolute Beginners: Getting Started with Illustrator
Web Design Best Practices 101
Web Design Best Practices 101
Powerpoint for Nonprofits - Creating Powerful Presentations

Powerpoint for Nonprofits - Creating Powerful Presentations

In this three part course track on PowerPoint, you will learn how to create powerful and compelling presentations so you can effectively share your impact stories.

This course track is currently free thanks to funding from Microsoft

Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images
Powerpoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images
Powerpoint 103 - Designing Professional Presentations
Powerpoint 103 - Designing Professional Presentations
Power BI for Nonprofits

Power BI for Nonprofits

In any well-functioning organization, data is constantly being created, analyzed, and shared to make the best decisions possible. However, data analysis is also a challenge. That's where Power BI comes into the picture! Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization.

In this track, you will learn how Power BI services and applications work together and explore how Power BI can make your organization more efficient.

NOTE: All prices include GST

Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics
Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics
Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces
Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces
Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data
Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data
Power BI 202 - Visualising and Sharing Data
Power BI 202 - Visualising and Sharing Data
Word for Nonprofits -Document Management

Word for Nonprofits -Document Management

In this four part track, you will learn how to use Word to create compelling documents that can best tell your organization’s story.

This course track is currently free thanks to funding from Microsoft

Word 101- Learn the Basics
Word 101- Learn the Basics
Word 102 - Editing Tools
Word 102 - Editing Tools
Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists
Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists
Word 104 - Using references
Word 104 - Using references
Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Do you control your organisation's data or does it control you? In this 6 track course, you will learn how to use Excel to manage your data and effectively report your impact.

This course track is currently free thanks to funding from Microsoft

Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 102 -Editing and Formatting Text
Excel 102 -Editing and Formatting Text
Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets
Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets
Excel 104 - Using Formulas and Functions
Excel 104 - Using Formulas and Functions
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 106 - Adding, Formatting, and Analysing Charts
Excel 106 - Adding, Formatting, and Analysing Charts