Non-profits, you rock! If anyone needs a web presence, it’s you, so don’t miss out on the free, quality website services that exist. Here are two of my favorites:
A plethora of options are revealed when doing a web search for the terms “free hosting for non-profits”. I personally have worked with DreamHost.com to coordinate web hosting for a non-profit, and found the process quite easy. I am also impressed that the free hosting account has all the same features as their standard paid hosting plan, worth about $120/year. Visit the site for more information.
Accredited US 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations with under 3,000 users are eligible for Google Apps for Education. Google Apps for Education is almost identical to Google Apps for Business, which costs $50 per user account per year. Advantages of Google Apps for Education (as compared to the free version) include:
- ad-free email
- 24×7 phone and email support
- Google Video for hosted video content
Visit the Google Apps Administrative Help documents for a comprehensive comparison of Google Apps editions and a list of common questions and answers for Google Apps for Education.