Thursday, August 11, 2011

Microsoft Ups Its Production Donation Program

Note: This is a summary from a story in the latest episode of The NonProfit Times TV.

Microsoft has announced an update to its software donation program that is designed to give nonprofits easy access to technology.  The computer giant says its reaching more than 40,000 organizations around the world each year.  This has led to nearly $4 billion of donated software since the program started in 1998. 

As part of the update, Microsoft is increasing the amount of Microsoft Office products that can be requested from six to ten titles.  They are also adding three new categories of nonprofits eligible for software donations, including medical research organizations, private foundations, and amateur sports/recreational organizations.  For more information on these changes, go to

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