Microsoft is known for providing free or low-cost software programs to NGOs around the world. It offers donated and discounted products through three programs available to eligible nonprofit organizations. These programs include Cloud Services, Software, and Volume Discounts.
Microsoft provides software donations to nonprofit organizations in over 190 countries through TechSoup.
Also Microsoft offers many resources to nonprofits including software donations, discounted software, cash grants, and training. It also holds events such as conferences and webinars, to help nonprofits better use technology and discuss how technology can help improve their organizations.
- Get the latest tech, like real-time tracking and multiple authoring on documents.
- Impress your most important stakeholders with business class email, virtual board meetings and going paperless.
- Foster team collaboration with video conferencing, instant messaging, and your own Yammer site.
- Access your board reports and grant applications anywhere, anytime, with remote file sharing.
- Work seamlessly across devices, like iPads and PCs.
- Get comfort and security with the Office products you already know and love.
- Improve your staff’s ability to access files, collaborate and work smarter with SharePoint and One Drive for Business file storage, syncing and sharing.
Eligibility Requirements for the Microsoft Nonprofit Programs
Nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations must:
- Hold recognized, legal charitable status as defined in their countries;
- Operate on a not-for-profit basis;
- Have a mission to benefit the broader community;
- Attest to Microsoft’s anti-discrimination policy.
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