Your annual operating budget is the amount it costs your
organisation to operate for the year. It represents the annual expenses reported in your
last financial year audited financial report which includes wages, utilities, rent,
insurance, travel etc.
Your declared annual operating budget should not include:
TechSoup New Zealand charges administrative fees for the products we offer in an effort to partially subsidise our donation programs.
The fees typically represent a small percentage of the original retail
price of the product. They vary program by program, and are determined
based on a number of factors:
* The amount of work involved in launching the program
* The amount of work involved in qualifying and processing organisations' requests for products on an ongoing basis
* The expected volume of requests
The TechSoup New Zealand Program is provided by Australian non-profit Community
Information Strategies Australia Inc.(CISA), now trading as Connecting
Up Australia in partnership with the US nonprofit organisation TechSoup. This global partnership for technology donations involves
companies such as Microsoft and Symantec and with more companies to come.
No. TechSoup New Zealand facilitates the order process so that your media is
received in a timely manner. If you require troubleshooting for
technical problems you encounter once your media has been installed: