Microsoft Launches Worldwide Office 365 Donation Program for Nonprofits
Microsoft has announced the global availability of Office 365 for Nonprofits for qualifying nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) through its software donation program. The donation is available today in 41 countries around the world, including Singapore, and up to 90 countries by July 2014.
Office 365 for Nonprofits provides nonprofits and NGOs access to Microsoft’s always up-to-date Office cloud service, tailored to the needs of nonprofits, including:-
- Ability to access information from virtually anywhere: Office 365 for Nonprofits increases an organization’s ability to work from anywhere with access to documents and files by using Office applications optimized for use across PCs, smartphones and tablets.
- Collaborate easily: Nonprofits are easily able to work together across an organization by using familiar Office applications with email, shared calendar, document sharing, and video conferencing.
- Easy IT implementation: Office 365 for Nonprofits includes access to easy-to-use admin controls and the ability to install Office without uninstalling previous versions.
- Reliable and up-to-date: Office 365 for Nonprofits allows organizations to spend less time on IT maintenance, while providing access to always up-to-date technology that is simple and easy to use. And Office 365 for Nonprofits is financially backed by industry-leading security features and a 99.9% uptime guarantee.
Microsoft’s donation of Office 365 for Nonprofits is part of the company’s 30-year history of community support. In fiscal year 2013 alone, Microsoft donated $795 million (FMV) in cash, software and services to 70,286 nonprofits in more than 115 countries around the world.
Nonprofits and NGOs interested in implementing Microsoft Office 365 can check eligibility and order donations.