How Tech Gives: Does Your Organization Have What It Needs? Product Donation Programs

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How Tech Gives: Does Your Organization Have What It Needs? Product Donation Programs

By Arti Sharma Associate, Corporate Responsibility Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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Arti Sharma Associate, Corporate Responsibility Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 9:05am

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While nonprofits are directly tackling social issues, the barriers to positive social change can be significant. Many corporations have found donating resources to be a strategic way to efficiently and effectively support more people in need. Product donation programs are not just available through technology companies; companies like Home Depot and Tide also have product donation opportunities. Regardless of sector, companies that have product donation programs believe that they can create shared value by meeting business objectives and goals while addressing social issues.

How can an organization find out if a company donates any products? A good first step is to check out a company’s website for information. If your organization is looking for a tech donation (e.g., software, hardware, etc.), one valuable resource is TechSoup. TechSoup is a nonprofit that works with over 50 technology companies in an effort to connect organizations with the tech products and know-how that they need to be successful. In creating a connected world, companies like Symantec and Microsoft (both are TechSoup partners) are providing product donations to organizations to support their efforts to help others.

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Education | Innovation & Technology | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Social Impact & Volunteering | Symantec | non-profit organizations

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