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Microsoft Software Licensing for Non-Profits




As I mentioned in my previous post, Ten Things You Should Know About Microsoft Software Licensing, purchasing software is not as simple as you might expect.  In addition to the programs and concepts I discussed in that blog post, Microsoft offers additional benefits for non-profit organizations.

Some non-profits may qualify for the ultimate discount -- product donations from Microsoft.

Your organization can become a validated nonprofit to gain access to the Microsoft Product Donation and Volume Discount programs available in your country, including:
  • free software and services, including Office 365, Power BI, and more
  • upgrades to Windows 10* or Enterprise with up to 50 licenses
  • discounts on Microsoft software licenses through any approved Volume Licensing reseller
Even if you are not eligible for product donations, your non-profit may be eligible for special non-profit pricing

To find out whether your organization is eligible, you can start here.

Related posts: Ten Things You Need to Know About Microsoft Software Licensing

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