Nonprofit IT Services:
Enhancing Impact Through
Technology Solutions

We provide a range of IT solutions designed to meet the unique needs of
nonprofits. Our services include discounted rates on software and
hardware, as well as strategic IT planning and support.

Nonprofit IT Services:

Enhancing Impact Through Technology Solutions

Nonprofit organizations are essential for addressing various social issues and providing vital community services. However, these organizations often need more resources, particularly regarding technology. This is where nonprofit IT services come into play. A robust IT infrastructure is crucial for nonprofits to carry out their missions effectively. The need for reliable technology solutions has led to the proliferation of IT support and services tailored specifically for nonprofit entities.

Nonprofit IT Services

We provide a range of IT solutions designed to meet the unique needs of nonprofits. Our services include discounted rates on software and hardware, as well as strategic IT planning and support. Our services are geared towards enhancing the operational capacity of these organizations. By leveraging technology, we aim to help nonprofits improve efficiency, streamline operations, and increase impact.

Our approach to IT support for nonprofits isn’t just transactional; we see it as part of a larger collaboration aimed at tech empowerment. We understand that adequate IT support extends beyond mere troubleshooting—it encompasses everything from proactive network management to user training. For nonprofits looking to outsource their IT or simply bolster their existing systems fully, we offer comprehensive services delivered by professionals knowledgeable in the particular challenges faced by the nonprofit sector.

Understanding Nonprofit IT Needs

In the nonprofit sector, our technological requirements can differ significantly from those of for-profit businesses. Our primary objective is the fulfillment of social, educational, or charitable missions rather than profit maximization. This ethos influences our IT needs, specifically regarding cost-efficiency, data security, and accessibility.


We must ensure that our IT solutions are cost-effective, maximizing the use of limited resources. This includes:

  • Utilizing open-source software when possible
  • Implementing scalable cloud services to adjust to variable workloads and to avoid overpaying
  • Seeking out technological grants and nonprofit discounts

Data Security:

Our operations often involve handling sensitive data related to donors and beneficiaries. Therefore, we need robust cybersecurity measures:

  • Regular data backups
  • Secure networks
  • Comprehensive access controls


Our teams frequently operate remotely or in the field, making IT accessibility crucial:

  • Mobile-friendly technologies
  • Virtual private networks (VPNs) for secure remote access
  • Cloud-based collaboration tools for team-wide communication
Outsourced IT Managed Services For Nonprofit Organizations

Outsourced IT Managed Services For Nonprofit Organizations

In today’s digital landscape, nonprofit organizations thrive when they leverage technological advances, yet maintaining an in-house IT team may be challenging. This is where outsourced IT-managed services come into play. By partnering with a dedicated IT provider, nonprofits can ensure their technological needs are met while focusing on their primary objectives.

Key Benefits

  • Financial Efficiency: Cost-effective solutions tailored to fit the budgetary requirements of nonprofits.
  • Expertise and Experience: Access to a team of IT professionals skilled in nonprofit challenges.
  • Scalability: Services that grow with the organization’s needs.

Services Offered

  • Proactive Network Management: Continuous monitoring and maintenance to prevent IT issues.
  • Helpdesk Support: Immediate assistance for technical issues, remotely or onsite.
  • Strategic IT Planning: Guidance on utilizing technology in alignment with the nonprofit’s mission.

Implementing Managed IT

  • Choose a provider with a track record of serving nonprofits.
  • Opt for a solution that offers both strategic planning and day-to-day support.
  • Ensure the provider understands the unique needs of the nonprofit sector.

Cybersecurity Services

For Nonprofit Organizations

In today’s digital landscape, we recognize that cybersecurity is a critical concern for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits must employ robust cybersecurity measures as custodians of sensitive data and often operate with limited resources. To address these concerns, we focus on several key service areas.

  1. Risk Assessment and Management

    • Identify Risks: We determine potential vulnerabilities within your organization’s network.
    • Mitigate Risks: We develop strategies to address identified vulnerabilities, reducing the likelihood of a security breach.
  2. Implementation of Frameworks

    • We employ the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to tailor cybersecurity strategies to your nonprofit’s specific needs, ensuring that protection measures are reasonable and adequate.
  3. Education and Policy Development

    • Cybersecurity Training: We provide staff training to recognize and prevent cyber threats.
    • Policy Formation: We assist in creating comprehensive cybersecurity policies, promoting a culture of security awareness.
  4. Proactive Monitoring and Support

    • We offer continuous monitoring to detect and respond to threats promptly.
    • Our support services ensure that your cybersecurity measures are always up-to-date and effective.
  5. Collaborative Approach

    • We leverage our experience with nonprofit organizations to collaborate and develop customized cybersecurity solutions that align with your mission and operational objectives.

“Orion has been great to work with.”

“Very quick response times to tickets, friendly and knowledgeable staff, all while having reasonable prices. I have been thrilled ever since we switched from our last IT company.”

J.R. Moran
Director of Operations
Victor O’Neill Studios, Mclean VA

J.R. Moran Director of Operations Victor O’Neill Studios, Mclean VA

“We are very impressed with the quality of your work and happy to encourage others to consider using your services.”

“We discovered your company at an important point in our business and solved all of our technology issues. We look forward to many successful years in the future with your support.”

James Andrew (Andy) Steele
Steele Foundation, Mclean, VA

James Andrew (Andy) Steele President Steele Foundation, Mclean, VA

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Orion Networks Understands The Needs Of Nonprofit Organizations Throughout The DC Metro Area

At Orion Networks, we understand nonprofit organizations’ unique challenges regarding IT services. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing tailored solutions that align with your mission and goals. We recognize that many nonprofits struggle to maximize their limited resources, so we focus on delivering cost-effective and efficient IT support.

Leverage Leading IT Resources To Help DC Nonprofit Organizations Optimize IT Expenditures

One of the key ways we help our nonprofit clients is by ensuring they take full advantage of the benefits and discounts offered by major vendors like Microsoft. We work closely with you to optimize your licensing spend, maximizing the value of nonprofit-specific incentives these organizations provide.

Ongoing Training And Consulting To Ensure Maximum Value For Your IT Investments

Our experts stay up-to-date with the latest offerings and can guide you through acquiring and implementing the tools your team needs to succeed. Additionally, we understand that not all staff and volunteers are well-versed in using productivity tools like SharePoint or Teams. To address this, we offer recorded and custom training sessions specifically designed for nonprofit organizations and their teams.

These sessions aim to empower your staff and volunteers, enabling them to utilize these tools to their full potential and enhance collaboration and efficiency within your organization.

Digital Transformation Consulting For Nonprofit Organizations

As advocates for social change and community support, we understand the critical need for nonprofits to adapt to digital advancements. Our role in digital transformation consulting pivots on enabling such organizations to harness technology effectively. We focus on tailored strategies that embrace innovation, seeking to amplify our clients’ missions through digital channels.

Critical Areas of Transformation:

  • Internal Workflow Optimization: Streamlining operations to save time and resources.
  • Donor Engagement and Fundraising: Enhancing digital platforms to maximize fundraising potential.
  • Service Delivery: Utilizing technology to deliver services more efficiently and impactfully.

Our Approach:

  • Assess: We start by analyzing the organization’s current technological landscape.
  • Plan: Crafting a bespoke action plan focused on integratin suitable digital tools.
  • Implement: Guiding the transitional phase from legacy systems to modern solutions.
  • Support: Providing ongoing support to ensure sustainable and adaptive use of technology.

Benefits Delivered:

  • Increased Efficiency: Automating routine tasks to allocate more time to core objectives.
  • Greater Reach: Expanding the nonprofit’s visibility and influence.
  • Improved Resource Allocation: Reducing operational costs through smarter technology investment.
Top Nonprofit IT Management Services

Orion Networks:

Top Nonprofit IT Management Services

At Orion Networks, we prioritize providing exceptional IT support for nonprofit organizations. We recognize nonprofits’ unique challenges, particularly regarding budget constraints and the necessity for efficient operations. Our services are crafted to enhance the digital capabilities of these vital organizations without imposing financial burdens.

Key Offerings:

  • Free Vulnerability Scan: We offer a complimentary service to help nonprofits assess their cybersecurity needs.
  • Customized IT Solutions: Tailored services that cater specifically to the objectives and workflow of nonprofit entities.
  • Expert Guidance: Our team supplies reliable support to navigate the intricate IT landscape.

In our efforts to support nonprofits during challenging times, such as the ongoing pandemic, we have provided resources like the COVID-19 Productivity Power Kit at no cost.

Orion Networks’ growth trajectory has been noteworthy. We’ve been recognized as Washington, DC’s fastest-growing IT services provider. We have earned placements on prestigious lists such as Channel Futures’ 2022 NextGen 101 and CRN’s 2021 MSP 500 in the Pioneer 250 category.

By partnering with us, nonprofit organizations leverage:

  • A partnership with an award-winning IT service provider
  • Proactive IT management and support
  • Services designed for efficiency boost

We stand ready to empower your mission by applying our IT expertise to resolve your technical challenges, streamline your operations, and enhance your impact. Contact us to learn how our dedicated IT services can support your nonprofit organization’s goals.