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Our technology consulting services are designed to help you determine how to best use technology to support and enhance the work you do to meet your mission. We can help you with planning, maintenance, installs, design, cabling, phones, and more. We have a trusted network of vetted subcontractors with experience in many different platforms and who are nonprofit focused.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll try our best to match you up with a trusted contractor.
We can work with you in areas such as:
- Technology assessments (brief or very in-depth, depending on your needs)
- Desktop back office and network support
- Database consulting, design, and implementation
- Website design and implementation
- Content management systems (Wordpress, Drupal)
Technology consulting is billed hourly, as you request it. NAO Members receive a $25/hr discount on Desktop support and Technology Assessments (Disclaimer: We service only the Portland Metro Area for on-site tech support. Consultant availability for this benefit is first come, first serve). Rates are based on a sliding scale according to your annual operating budget: $100/hr for under $2 million; $125/hr for over $2 million. Remote work at discounted time blocks is also available.
Additional technology resources for nonprofits:
Free Geek is a Portland-based nonprofit organization that recycles and refurbishes used technology, Free Geek happily provides computers, education, and job skills training to volunteers in exchange for their service. Whether your organization is looking to recycle outdated computer hardware, or in need of a low cost upgrade, Free Geek can likely help.
Idealware provides thoroughly researched, impartial, and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart decisions.
InterConnection is a Nonprofit (based in Washington) that provides low-cost, refurbished Windows machines with a 1 year warranty. Their "Performance" models are very well suited for non-profits who are still using old Windows XP machines and need something a bit more up to date but might be a little low on funds.
NTEN is a membership organization of nonprofit technology professionals with the common goal of helping nonprofits use all aspects of technology more effectively. They host a variety of technology-related webinars and events, and their website is home to a wealth of information.
Salesforce is a popular Software as a Service CRM system that offers up to ten (10) free licenses and a Nonprofit Starter Pack. Idealist Consulting is an experienced, nonprofit focused Salesforce consulting firm in the Portland area.
TechSoup offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support. They also offer a product donation service called TechSoup Stock where nonprofits can access donated and discounted technology products, generously provided by corporate and nonprofit technology partners.
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