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  • Organisation becomes Connecting Up Inc. and re-launches website
  • Published 3rd national survey of not-for-profit technology issues
  • Total market value of products supplied through technology donation programs in Australia and New Zealand passes $150m milestone.


  • Launched the national Directory of Not-for-Profits and Charities, with funding support from Google US
  • Launched TechSoup Asia, a partnership between Microsoft, TechSoup Global, the Hong Kong Council of Social Service and Connecting Up
  • Began mutual conference scholarship program with NTEN
  • First Connecting Up New Zealand conference


  • MatchIT technology services directory launched, with funding support from Microsoft
  • Published The Listening Project report after a year-long research project finding out what Australian not-for-profits need.
  • Total market value of products supplied through technology donation programs in Australia and New Zealand passes $100m milestone.


  • 2nd national survey of nonprofit technology issues, Are We There Yet?
  • InfosearchSA re-launched on new platform as SACommunity


  • CISA Inc adopts new trading name, Connecting Up Australia
  • TechSoup New Zealand launched, with Social Development Partners as key local partner


  • DonorTec technology donation program launched, in partnership with TechSoup Global
  • Federal funding via Clever Networks for Broadband Education Project for Nonprofits in rural and remote areas


  • CISA leads consortium to report to the Federal Government on the need for a National Nonprofit ICT Coalition


  • First annual Connecting Up conference held in Adelaide


  • Eventspool, SA’s first comprehensive online events directory established


  • Infosearch community services directory for SA goes to the web


  • CISSsa becomes Community Information Strategies Australia and first CISA website established


  • First electronic database built (Infosearch:SA)


  • Community Information Support Services - South Australia (CISSsa) Inc established and first print Directory of SA Community Services published (formerly a SACOSS project)


2005 – Prime Minister’s Community-Business Partnership Award (SA), with Vectra Coporation, for excellence in meeting the technology needs of nonproft organisations.

2008 – Equity Trustees Nonprofit CEO Awards – Doug Jacquier, CEO, CUA – Innovator of the Year