AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 14 August 2007 | News Tagged with: Technology Trading About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Charity Technology Trust (CTT) has added a product donation program from Symantec to its CTXchange initiative. This program distributes Symantec software, such as Norton, donations to the UK charity sector in partnership with the US not-for-profit technology capacity building organisation TechSoup.Through the pilot program, qualified UK-based charities can request a wide range of Symantec desktop product donations for a small administrative fee. Symantec’s Norton products are being offered through this program, including Norton AntiVirus, Norton Internet Security, and Norton SystemWorks.Although there is no charge for the software itself, charities will be required to pay an administrative fee to cover the costs of the program, which is a small percentage of typical retail price + VAT. Advertisement CTT adds Symantec software to product donation program 17 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Charities will work directly with CTT to review and request the software they need. They will also have access to a wide array of technology planning resources through CTT that provide specific ./guidance on choosing, implementing, and using the Symantec product donations.Lora Phillips, manager of community relations and corporate philanthropy at Symantec, said: “Together with TechSoup and CTT, Symantec hopes to enable small nonprofits to procure the technology they need to be confident in a connected world, freeing them to devote more of their resources to executing on their missions.”CTT will assess applications on behalf of TechSoup, and handle order processing and follow up with charity beneficiaries. In addition to Symantec, CTXchange currently also supports product donations from Cisco Systems, Inc. and Microsoft.
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