Crossroads Foundation Creates Greater Social Impact with Office 365

Crossroads Foundation has helped connect those in need with those who can provide. Find out how its rapid growth outpaced its aging IT infrastructure, and how Microsoft provided it with the aid it needs.
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@Rias NPO Support Center heightens efficiency with Office 365

From revitalising local shopping streets to reconstructing Kamaishi after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, @Rias NPO Support Center has a stellar record of supporting disaster recovery efforts. This expanding regional NPO, located in the Iwate prefecture, chose Office 365 to improve operations. Established in 2004, @Rias was launched in Kamaishi City with the objective of revitalising…


Delivering support and skills training for youth facing employment challenges

Japanese nonprofit organisation Sodateage Net offers employment support for young people who face difficulties in landing employment due to various reasons, such as the lack of social skills or practical experience. Its programmes include skills training for beneficiaries, as well as seminars and workshops on how to support underserved youth for social workers, parents of…


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…


Volunteer Service Abroad improves business efficiency with Microsoft

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) is New Zealand’s largest and most established volunteering agency for international development. Headquartered in Wellington, VSA deploys New Zealand volunteers across Melanesia, Polynesia and Timor-Leste to participate in building the capacity of underserved communities. Image by Volunteer Service Abroad Since its establishment in 1962, VSA has deployed New Zealanders for over…


Greater Access to Education through the Cloud

When it comes to the cloud, we often relate it as a technology that is used exclusively by large companies to reduce their IT budgets or improve staff productivity. However, the possibilities of cloud actually go beyond the corporate world. Surabaya-based Airlangga University demonstrated how cloud technology has provided its students with easier access to…


Thai Red Cross Society Improves Support Services with Office 365

For many nonprofit and humanitarian relief organisations, robust and dynamic email systems are critical to maintaining efficient coordination and mission-readiness. For the Thai Red Cross Society, this is especially so. From missions involving the delivery of emergency supplies to flood-stricken areas, to managing blood donation requests, every minute could mean the difference between life and…


How’d You Do That? Create an Excel Survey

This post is part of a series offering technology tips and tricks to help you work more efficiently and help organisations get the most out of IT. Office 365 has many useful features that you may not have tried yet. From home to business, from desktop to web and the devices in between, Office delivers…