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The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

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Alaska business license: $50. Arizona state taxes: $12 per license/location. Colorado charitable license: $8. Delaware Combined Registration Application (CRA) form: varies based on applicable licenses and accounts. Florida sales tax license: $5, if applicable. Form BT-1 (business tax application): $25 for sales tax license, if required. Iowa business tax registration: varies based on tax accounts and licenses. Minnesota.

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Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Skill Extension: Maps (on the Green Line) | Sponsors: Maptime MSP Meetup, CARTO. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Nonprofit Communications and Technology Conference (MCN). Mankato, Minnesota: Social Media Outreach for Small Nonprofits | Mankato, Minnesota ($25/$35). Saint Paul, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License.

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Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Getting the Most Mileage from Annual Reports. Paul, Minnesota: QuickBooks Made Easy. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Treading Lightly | The Delicate Art of Internal Communications. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived. The weather's getting cooler (except for our friends in Los Angeles!), and the leaves are starting to change color.

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NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

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Minneapolis, Minnesota: NPtech Give and Take. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Maximizing Your Nonprofit AdWords. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Design for the Non-Designer | MCN Lunchtime Communications Group. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all!

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Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Tips and Tools to Doll Up Your Data | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (Free). Nanaimo, British Columbia: "Free Money" (Microsoft Volume Licensing and Google for Nonprofits). Saint Paul, Minnesota: Optimizing Your Communications for Mobile | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (Free). IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Optimizing Your Communications for Mobile | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (Free). Saint Paul, Minnesota: Gearing Up for Give to the Max Day | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (Free). IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact.

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Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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Paul, Minnesota: QuickBooks Made Easy. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Usability Day of Events at U of M | World Usability Day. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Treading Lightly | The Delicate Art of Internal Communications. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Every day, American nonprofits, charities, and libraries rely on TechSoup's product donation program for the information they need to make smart decisions about technology.

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Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Creating an Analytics Dashboard. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free and low-cost nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, NetSquared is the place for you!

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Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

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Minneapolis, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Social Media Breakfast MSP #80 — Back by Popular Demand, Case Studies! IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it's awesome fun.

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Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch: Fostering Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Your Communications. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch: Tips and Tools to Doll Up Your Data. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Technology helps nonprofits deliver on our missions more effectively, but it can also be fiendishly complicated.

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Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: State Legislative Preview for Nonprofit Organizations. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Skill Extension: Maps (on the Green Line) | Sponsors: Maptime MSP Meetup, CARTO. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's NetSquared community is hosting free monthly technology meetups in 74 cities globally, but with more than 39,000 members, it can be hard to get a sense of the community's needs.

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Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

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Minneapolis, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of #GivingTuesday makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed? Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S.

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Wow Worthy: Creative Online Campaigns | MCN Communications Roundtable (Free). IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space. Online learning is awesome (and TechSoup has got you covered ), but a special magic is created when we get together in the same room and start building relationships.

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Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Digital Dumpster Fire: Tips to Handle Social and Online PR Problems ( Communications Networking Lunch). IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills. But maybe you're skeptical and you're wondering: "How can a free event organized by a volunteer be any good?"

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Growing the NetSquared Community

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Saint Paul, Minnesota. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's network of nonprofit technology meetups has been growing. In fact, during the last quarter , we had 56 active groups in 19 countries! But supporting a rapidly expanding global network of volunteers is difficult, so we've enlisted seven of our most engaged organizers to act as Regional Ambassadors.

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Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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Paul, Minnesota: Print and Digital Newsletters | MCN Communications Round Table. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Now, I'm no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year's resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like "find a mentor" or "learn a new skill every month." " But following through on these plans can be difficult because life is unpredictable and complicated. Luckily for you, NetSquared is here to keep you on track.

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Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Video and Photography 101. Saint Paul, Minnesota. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches April 4. We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community.

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NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch: "You're a Wizard, __!" IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. National Volunteer Week has come and gone, but I ask you to join me every week in celebrating the amazing contributions of TechSoup's NetSquared community. Our mighty army of volunteers hosted over 500 free nonprofit technology trainings last year, and we're on track to reach even more organizers this year. You like numbers?

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Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Preparing for Give to the Max Day. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to learn, laugh, and network with their peers? Well, there are!

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Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Gearing Up for Give to the Max Day. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5. We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community.

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I shared this on a listserv with some nonprofit technology geeks (aka circuit riders) and one of them told me that his father worked at the same school as Doug in Minnesota. Flickr photo by Markopolos - CC "BY" license. Flickr photo by Markopolos - CC "by" License. Flickr photo from AussieGal. The how do you write meme is swirling through the edtech community and now Vicky Davis, Cool Cat Teacher Blog , has tagged me.