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Power BI  for Nonprofits -NEW Ask the Expert live event coming soon!

Power BI for Nonprofits -NEW Ask the Expert live event coming soon!

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!

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.

Ask the Expert - Power BI: Live Event on Feb. 27, 2020 at 12 Noon PT
Ask the Expert - Power BI: Live Event on Feb. 27, 2020 at 12 Noon PT
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 - Visualizing and Sharing Data
Power BI 202 - Visualizing and Sharing Data
Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

Did you know that using Microsoft Teams, you can setup and run live events, participate in conversations, like or save important ones, mention specific people so they see your message, and even edit a file that’s been added to the conversation? Want to know more?

This three course track includes a free Getting Started course, an advanced course and a special Ask the Expert session.

This track costs $70

Ask the Expert - Using Teams: Recording from the Live Event on Dec. 4, 2019
Ask the Expert - Using Teams: Recording from the Live Event on Dec. 4, 2019
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions
Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions
Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Do you control your organization'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 free.

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, Functions and Calculations
Excel 104 - Using Formulas, Functions and Calculations
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 106 - Formatting and Analyzing Charts
Excel 106 - Formatting and Analyzing Charts
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 track is free.

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
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 free.

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
Office 365 Bootcamp for Nonprofits

Office 365 Bootcamp for Nonprofits

This Course Track will help you to efficiently and effectively use Office 365. If you are a new user it will provide you with the skills and framework for use of the packages within Office 365. If you have used Office 365 before you will be able to draw from the tips in the course and from the included Ask The Expert sessions.

Ask the Expert - OneDrive: Live Event on May 26, 2020 at 12 Noon PT
Ask the Expert - OneDrive: Live Event on May 26, 2020 at 12 Noon PT
Ask the Expert - Outlook: Recording from the Live Event January 29, 2020
Ask the Expert - Outlook: Recording from the Live Event January 29, 2020
Ask the Expert - Planner: Live Event on June 11, noon to 1 pm Pacific time.
Ask the Expert - Planner: Live Event on June 11, noon to 1 pm Pacific time.
Ask the Expert - SharePoint: Live Event on April 23, 2020 at 12 Noon PT
Ask the Expert - SharePoint: Live Event on April 23, 2020 at 12 Noon PT
OneDrive 101 - Storing Smartly
OneDrive 101 - Storing Smartly
Outlook 101- Increase Efficiency
Outlook 101- Increase Efficiency
Planner 101 - Effectively Organize Tasks
Planner 101 - Effectively Organize Tasks
SharePoint 101 - Improving Collaboration
SharePoint 101 - Improving Collaboration
Outlook 101- Increase Efficiency

Outlook 101- Increase Efficiency

Many of us already use Outlook to send emails, but did you know that you can also use it to schedule meetings, set reminders, create and manage tasks and to-do lists? In this on-demand courses, we will cover all the aspects of Outlook so you can maximize its potential.


SharePoint 101 - Improving Collaboration

SharePoint 101 - Improving Collaboration

SharePoint is a Microsoft 365 service that enables collaboration across your organization. With SharePoint, you can seamlessly share and manage content, knowledge, and applications. In this course, we will primarily cover the basics of SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online is a cloud-based version of SharePoint. This means that your organization does not need to worry about hosting servers or managing storage space.


OneDrive 101 - Storing Smartly

OneDrive 101 - Storing Smartly

Learn how to be more efficient by simply storing, syncing, and sharing your organization's files in OneDrive. Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting service. You can upload files and folders to OneDrive and securely access them anywhere from the cloud.


Planner 101 - Effectively Organize Tasks

Planner 101 - Effectively Organize Tasks

Increase your efficiency and effectiveness by using a simple and visual way to organize teamwork!

Learn how use Microsoft Planner to:

  • create new plans
  • craft detailed tasks
  • update work status transparently

Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics

Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics

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!

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

This is the first course in a four course track.

No fee.


Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces

Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces

Are you a "designer" or a "consumer" of data?

The way you interact with Power BI will depend on your unique role within your team or organization. In Power BI 101, we learned about these roles (such as “designers” versus “consumers”) and primarily focused on designers. In this course, we’ll be taking a closer look at Power BI service and mobile apps. This means that if you’re a “consumer” (for example, if you receive reports and work in Power BI service), this Power BI 102 course will target you and your role. 

This is the second of a four course track on Power BI.


Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data

Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data

Learn how to use Power BI to best manage your data

In this course, you will learn how to effectively find and collect data from different sources and how to clean and transform it. You’ll also learn how to model your data and find relationships using Power BI.

This is the third of a four course track on Power BI. See the links below for the first two courses.


Teams 101 - Getting Started

Teams 101 - Getting Started

Teams 101 - Getting Started

Are you looking for a software that will help your employees working on the same projects better collaborate in real-time. In this course, you will learn the basics of Microsoft Teams and why it can be a key improvement in managing your team's workflow.

This course is the first of a three course track and contains instruction about basic and setup features of Microsoft Teams. To learn about the more advanced features, please visit our Teams 201 course and the special Ask the Expert Course.

Want the entire track? Click here


Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions

Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions

Teams 201 - Using Advanced Functions

In this course, you will build on the foundational functions of Microsoft Teams that you practiced in Teams 101. This includes sending messages, starting chats and calls and managing your activity feed. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to start live event!

This course is the second of a three course track Want the entire track? Click here


Ask the Expert - Using Teams: Recording from the Live Event on Dec. 4, 2019

Ask the Expert - Using Teams: Recording from the Live Event on Dec. 4, 2019

Did you know that you can organize your team, setup meetings, communication channels, share and edit files using Teams?

Are you using Teams, but want to learn how to use it better?

Do you want to start using Teams, but not sure where to start?

In this special, recorded"Ask the Expert" event, Microsoft's Claudia Arrais shared her tips for collaboration and using Teams and answered questions submitted by nonprofits like yours!

As a Technical Specialist, Claudia is passionate helping our nonprofits drive adoption and collaboration using Microsoft Offie 365, including Teams.

This course includes the recording, resources and Q & A that were asked and answered by our expert.

This course is the third of a three course track. Want the entire track? Click here


Excel 101 - Learn the Basics

Excel 101 - Learn the Basics

Introduction to Excel 101- Learn the Basics

Do you need help managing your organization's data? In this course, you will build a foundation in the basics: how Excel works, how it can unlock your data and increase efficient record-keeping in your non-profit organization.

This is the first of a six part track of Excel courses - Excel for Nonprofits – Data Management and Reporting

This track includes the following courses:

Excel 101 – Learn the Basics

Excel 102 – Editing and Formatting text

Excel 103 – Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 104 – Using Formulas, Functions, and Calculations

Excel 105 – Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 106 – Formatting and Analyzing Charts


Excel 102 - Editing and Formatting Text

Excel 102 - Editing and Formatting Text

Introduction to Excel 102

You know the basics of Excel, but how can you make your workbooks really tell your organization's story? In this course, you will learn how to use editing and formatting tools to make your message pop.

This is the second of a six part track of Excel courses - Excel for Nonprofits – Data Management and Reporting

This track includes the following courses:

Excel 101 – Learn the Basics

Excel 102 – Editing and Formatting text

Excel 103 – Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 104 – Using Formulas, Functions, and Calculations

Excel 105 – Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 106 – Formatting and Analyzing Charts.


Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 103 - Designing your Worksheets

You know the basics of how to create worksheets and workbooks, but now you really want to increase the impact of the data collected by your non-profit or library. In this course, you will learn how to add and format tables, edit your data and delete duplicate values.

This is the fthird of a six part track of Excel courses - Excel for Nonprofits – Data Management and Reporting

This track includes the following courses:

Excel 101 – Learn the Basics

Excel 102 – Editing and Formatting text

Excel 103 – Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 104 – Using Formulas, Functions, and Calculations

Excel 105 – Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 106 – Formatting and Analyzing Charts


Excel 104 - Using Formulas, Functions and Calculations

Excel 104 - Using Formulas, Functions and Calculations

Excel 104 - Using Formulas, Functions and Calculations


In this course, we’ll look at some more powerful Excel tools: functions and creating formulas, performing calculations and formatting text.


This is the fourth of a six part track of Excel courses - Excel for Nonprofits – Data Management and Reporting

This track includes the following courses:

Excel 101 – Learn the Basics

Excel 102 – Editing and Formatting text

Excel 103 – Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 104 – Using Formulas, Functions, and Calculations

Excel 105 – Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 106 – Formatting and Analyzing Charts


Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text

Using functions can be a quick and easy way to format your text. In this course, we’ll look at functions that help you make your data your own.

This is the fifth of a six part track of Excel courses - Excel for Nonprofits – Data Management and Reporting

This track includes the following courses:

Excel 101 – Learn the Basics

Excel 102 – Editing and Formatting text

Excel 103 – Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 104 – Using Formulas, Functions, and Calculations

Excel 105 – Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 106 – Formatting and Analyzing Charts


Excel 106 - Formatting and Analyzing Charts

Excel 106 - Formatting and Analyzing Charts

Excel 106 - Format and Analyze Charts

In the final course of this track, you will learn how to format and analyze your charts.

This is the sixth of a six part track of Excel courses - Excel for Nonprofits – Data Management and Reporting

This track includes the following courses:

Excel 101 – Learn the Basics

Excel 102 – Editing and Formatting text

Excel 103 – Designing Your Worksheets

Excel 104 – Using Formulas, Functions, and Calculations

Excel 105 – Using Functions to Format Text

Excel 106 – Formatting and Analyzing Charts


Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists

Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists

Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists

Need a strategy that's creative and impactful to communicate your organization's mission and work? Tables and lists are helpful in organizing data and adding emphasis to important points. In this course, you will learn how to use these powerful tools to tell your organization's stories.

This is the third of a four part track of Word courses - Word for Nonprofits – Document Management.

This track includes the following courses:


PowerPoint 101 - Learn the Basics

PowerPoint 101 - Learn the Basics

PowerPoint 101 - Learn the Basics

Do you need to make a presentation to your board, community or grantor? Need to learn tools and strategies so you can tell your story creatively and effectively? In this course, you build a foundation in the basics: how PowerPoint works, how it can impact presentations and improve the quality of presentations.

This is the first of a three part track of PowerPoint courses - PowerPoint for Nonprofits – Creating Powerful Presentations


PowerPoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images

PowerPoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images

PowerPoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images

In this course, you move on from the basics of PowerPoint to practice formatting text, adding and formatting images, and arranging and grouping objects in a presentation.

This is the second of a three part track of PowerPoint courses - PowerPoint for Nonprofits – Creating Powerful Presentations

This track includes the following courses:


PowerPoint 103 - Designing Professional Presentations

PowerPoint 103 - Designing Professional Presentations

PowerPoint 103 - Designing Professional Presentations

In this final course of the track, you will learn how to add audio, video and animations, and other techniques, to create compelling presentations.

This is the third course in a three part track of PowerPoint courses.


Power BI 202 - Visualizing and Sharing Data

Power BI 202 - Visualizing and Sharing Data

Learn how to use Power BI to best visualize and share your data.

In this course, you will learn how to effectively use Power BI's data visualization tools. Additionally, you will learn how to share and publish your visualizations within Power BI dashboards.

This is the fourth of a four course track on Power BI. See the links below for the first three courses.


Ask the Expert - Power BI: Live Event on Feb. 27, 2020 at 12 Noon PT

Ask the Expert - Power BI: Live Event on Feb. 27, 2020 at 12 Noon PT

Have questions about using Power BI?

Join us on February 27, 2020, for a special "Ask the Expert" event. Our expert, Katia Williams, Data Analyst with TechSoup, will be sharing tips for using Power BI and answering questions submitted by nonprofits like yours!

This seminar includes the live event, which will be recorded, presentation deck, resources and the Q & A.

This session is currently closed and will open on February 26, 2020.


Ask the Expert - Outlook: Recording from the Live Event January 29, 2020

Ask the Expert - Outlook: Recording from the Live Event January 29, 2020

Did you know that O365 Outlook is much more than a mailbox?

In an "Ask the Expert" special event our expert will shared tips for using Outlook and answered questions submitted by nonprofits participants like you.

This seminar includes the recording of the live event, the presentation deck, resources and the Q & A.


Ask the Expert - Planner: Live Event on June 11, noon to 1 pm Pacific time.

Ask the Expert - Planner: Live Event on June 11, noon to 1 pm Pacific time.

This track will help you efficiently get started with Office 365 and the packages within it including Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive, and Planner. After you complete the courses you will be able to efficiently and effectively use email, share your files, store your data, and perform project management. In addition, this track included the recording of one event and live access to Ask the Expert events where you will be able ask questions from an expert to help you fulfill your mission.