headspace Australia Wins the Show Us Where You Work Facebook Contest

Thank you to all the Australia and New Zealand nonprofits that entered our Show Us Where You Work Facebook Contest! We were impressed with all the photo entries that showed a wide range of places and ways that you make things happen for the beneficiaries of your services. Even more importantly, we love the work…

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Hans Andersen Club Boosts Staff Productivity through Microsoft Cloud-based Solutions

Hans Andersen Club (HAC) is a nonprofit organisation with a strong focus on the wellbeing of children and youth. Aimed at enabling the holistic development of children, HAC promotes reading-related activities to help them adapt more easily to a knowledge-based society. The nonprofit, named after renowned Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, was established in 1963…

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Improving Community-Based Disaster Response and Preparedness in Vietnam

Residents of the Mekong Delta—a low-lying, densely populated coastal region in southern Vietnam—often have to bear the brunt of hostile weather conditions caused by flash floods and severe thunderstorms. In spite of government efforts to alleviate the situation, many Vietnamese remain ill-prepared to cope with the impact of natural disasters. When disasters strike, public service…

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Aiding Nonprofits and Changing Lives

Since 2005, Microsoft has been holding NGO Connection Days for international and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to exchange ideas on the ways technology can be used for social good. Working together for a better, brighter Malaysia: (from left) Ng Kian Oui, Tzu Chi Foundation; Carlos Lacerda, Microsoft Malaysia; and Teri Choong, Generasi Gemilang At a…

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Sodateage Net Boosts Support Services with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Sodateage Net is a nonprofit organisation that offers employment support and skills training to young people who face difficulties in making the transition to working life and achieving financial independence. Established in 2001 and officially registered as a nonprofit organisation in May 2004, Sodateage Net currently has approximately 70 staff operating in four locations across…

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Microsoft Supports TechSoup Asia Launches in Indonesia & Vietnam

Microsoft has broadened their partnership with TechSoup to facilitate software donation for non-governmental organisations (NGOs), extending the TechSoup Asia partner network to Indonesia and Vietnam. Nonprofits in these two countries can now gain easier access to Microsoft products and other technology that will help them build their information technology (IT) infrastructure and enhance their ability…

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Hong Kong's Crossroads Foundation Enhances Operations with Microsoft Software

Hong Kong-based nonprofit organisation Crossroads Foundation serves global need by linking those who are in need with those who can provide help by providing an intersection, literally a crossroads, to bring both together. Learn more about the four global crossroads services. The Foundation is now using Microsoft SQL Server® Reporting Services (SSRS) as the platform to develop…

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TechSoup Makes it Easier for US Foundations to Support NGOs in Asia

TechSoup partners with Microsoft to deliver technology donations and supporting services to the Asia Pacific region. Over the past year, we have been bringing donated technology from Microsoft and other tech companies to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines through www.techsoup.asia. In the coming months, we’ll be extending our reach to Indonesia and Vietnam as…

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Improving Volunteer Management with Cloud Computing

While many private and public businesses are moving towards cloud computing to improve internal processes and reduce cost burdens, most non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Hong Kong are still lacking in terms of knowledge of cloud-based solutions.  To empower more NGOs to start adopting cloud technologies, Microsoft Hong Kong recently launched the “Cloud Unlimited for a…

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Microsoft Mobilizes Opportunities for 300 Million Youth Around the World

Microsoft YouthSpark is a new companywide initiative to create opportunities for 300 million youth through a range of global programs, delivered in partnership with governments, nonprofits and other businesses. Microsoft today announced a new global initiative, Microsoft YouthSpark, that aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth in more than 100 countries during the next…

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