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Nonprofit Resource Clearinghouse

Empowering nonprofits to serve more people through technology and connectivity.



Project Connect's Nonprofit Resource Clearinghouse ...
        Technology discounts for nonprofits only


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  • TechFoundation's TechMarketplace provides nonprofit organizations with discounted and donated hardware from partners like Dell, CDW, PC Connection, and SkillSoft.

  • TechSoup offers Cisco network equipment (switches, firewalls, routers, wireless networks, and bundles) at significant discounts.


  • TechSoup Stock: Microsoft, QuickBooks, eTapestry, GrantStation, Macromedia, and more.

    • Microsoft Office 2003 Professional: $20

    • QuickBooks Simple Start Edition: $18


  • Provantage is a Microsoft Open Charity Reseller, offering significant discounts for 5 or more licenses. Since you are limited to 50 at TechSoup (and only once per year), this is a great fall-back option.


  • The United Way of Summit County is a network affiliate of Gifts in Kind International, a national clearinghouse that distributes corporate donations ...  such as computers, software, office equipment and supplies, clothing, personal care products, building materials, and educational and recreational supplies.

Of particular interest are Adobe projects: Acrobat Professional ($35), PageMaker ($35), and PhotoShop ($35). Other products include maternity pants (20 for $55), paint brushes ($55 per carton of 75-200), shaving gel for men ($600 for a pallet of 480-700), and more. To see the entire catalog, visit and click on the link for the most recent print catalog (if you select online, you will have to register).

To apply for donations:

  • Non-Profits in the Summit County/Akron, Ohio area ONLY use this application: Local Gifts in Kind Application and print, fill in and mail the application. (Only 501(c)3 non-profit organizations may apply)

  • Non-Profits not in our local area go to the Gifts In Kind website.

For more information on the Gifts In Kind International program in Summit County/Akron Ohio, contact Ed Glassner, United Way of Summit County GIKI program coordinator, at 330.643.5524 or email

Other important resources:

Our Belief

Non-profit organizations can better serve their mission when they use technology and connectivity to increase efficiency and improve communications among their clients, other non-profit agencies, and the general community.

Our Mission

Assist non-profit organizations to better serve their mission through technology and connectivity by providing easy, affordable access to equipment and software, training, technical assistance, and website management.

Support the Nonprofit Community

Project Connect is partially funded by:

If you would like to support our efforts, please contact Jacquie Skrzypiec, Project Director, at 330-315-1335 or . For our 2006 Annual Report for Ohio Grantmakers, click here.



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