This story, by Jane Meseck, Director of Corporate Citizenship, Microsoft, was first posted 5 November on Microsoft’s Corporate Citizenship Blog.
Today, we’re excited to announce the availability of Windows 8.1 for nonprofits.
Thanks to many of you, we received a tremendous response from the nonprofit community around the world with the launch Windows 8. Windows 8.1 is an evolution of the Windows 8 vision, bringing together powerful productivity apps and a range of ways to ensure your team can reach the resources they need from any device or location.
Now is a great time to make the move to Windows 8.1. Eligible nonprofit organizations and public libraries can request Windows 8.1 through Microsoft’s software donation program. Get started today.
Windows 8.1 introduces a fully customizable Start screen, new search experience, upgraded app store and improved multi-tasking features.
Windows brings together everything you do – wherever you are, wherever you go.
If you’re ready to get started with Windows 8.1, here are a few steps you can take to learn more:
- Request Windows 8.1 for your nonprofit. Or, if you’re already on Windows 8, you can simply upgrade your PCs to Windows 8.1 through the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).
- Register for the Windows 8.1 webinar on Thursday, November 14, 11:00 A.M. Pacific Time, hosted by TechSoup. Todd Rutherford, senior product marketing manager–Windows Consumer, Microsoft, will provide a demo of Windows 8.1.
- Tell your favorite nonprofit about Microsoft’s software donation programme and encourage them to visit www.Microsoft.com/nonprofit.