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Microsoft 365 for Nonprofits: Software Grants


Microsoft makes it easy for nonprofits to get the software they need for office productivity through grants of Microsoft 365 to eligible organizations.  

Microsoft 365 is a suite which includes Windows and Office 365.  It is available in Basic, Standard, and Premium editions which contain different products:

  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic -- Free up to 300 users
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard -- $3/user/mo.
  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium -- Free up to 10 users and $5/user/mo. 
You can begin the eligibility process to show that your organization meets all five of these criteria:

  1. Organization muts be a nonprofit or non-governmental organization
  2. Mission must benefit the local community
  3. Users must meet eligible categories
  4. Meet license restrictions
  5. Meet Microsoft non-discrimination qualifications
Combined with the Microsoft Nonprofit Cloud that I have discussed in other posts, this offer means that Microsoft provides a broad suite of products at no or low cost. 

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