Idealware - Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions


Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides thoroughly researched, impartial and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart software decisions.

Idealware provides an authoritative online guide to the software that allows nonprofits to be more effective. By synthesizing vast amounts of original research into credible and approachable information, Idealware helps nonprofits make the most of their time and financial resources. And, our reach is expanding! Our reports have been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times.

  • Newly updated for 2013, the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide goes through what has changed in the world of social media over the last two years, and what has stayed the same. As for the report, what’s changed is the research, channels, and tactics, but it remains the same approachable and comprehensive guide. As with all of our reports, it’s free to download, so you can get started working on your social media strategy today. The free report also includes a workbook to help you get started thinking about every aspect of your communications, and case studies of organizations finding success with social media so that you can learn from their experiences. Download and read the free report here.
  • Want to sample an Idealware webinar for FREE? Check out:
    1. Made to be Modern: Current Trends in Websites, a January 2014 webinar presented by Idealware's Executive Director, Laura Quinn.
    2. 10 Ways to Integrate Your Communications, a March 2014 webinar presented by Idealware's Director of Partnerships and Learning, Andrea Berry.

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