Office 365 for Nonprofits: Helping Nonprofits Do More Good … Now in More Places!

By Jane Meseck, Director of Citizenship  Back in September, we took a new step forward to help nonprofits more easily harness the power of technology to do more good. Significantly widening the scope of our Technology for Good program, we began donating Office 365 to nonprofits worldwide. Originally launching the offer in 40 countries with…


Office 365 for Nonprofits: Free Webinar Tuesday, October 29

By Karen Bergin, Director, Citizenship and Public Affairs Back in September, we took a new step forward to help nonprofits more easily harness the power of technology for good by donating Office 365 to nonprofits worldwide. We are keen to ensure you have the knowledge you need to get Office 365 for your nonprofit and to…


Good Read from NetHope: Office 365, the Cloud and Nonprofits in the Developing World

By Karen Bergin, Director of Citizenship and Public Affairs On Tuesday, Microsoft launched Office 365 for Nonprofits as a worldwide donation program. Frank Schott, interim president and executive director of NetHope, believes cloud solutions offer a specific set of benefits to nonprofits and NGOs who work primarily in the developing world. NetHope works with 39…


A New Era of Digital Learning: Office 365 Education

"The newest release of Office 365 Education will help bring educators and students together to embrace the ever-increasing opportunities of this new era of digital learning." -Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education at Microsoft As part of Microsoft YouthSpark — our companywide initiative to empower 300 million youth through education, employment, and entrepreneurship –…


Microsoft Office 365 for education–now available

Today we’ve announced that Office 365 for education, which provides Office Web Apps, Exchange Online (for email and scheduling), SharePoint Online (for collaboration) and Lync Online (for communications) is available for schools at not cost. Here’s more From Anthony Salcito’s blog: “As schools face ever-tightening budgets and the pressure to innovate, Microsoft is offering enterprise…


Letting Go: Leveraging Office365 towards a Serverless NGO

Thomas Bell, Director, Integrated Technology Initiative, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public There is a room at the Ashoka offices in Arlington, Virginia, a room that would be familiar to many IT managers, filled with servers – racks and racks of servers. These servers produce lots and lots of heat, so in addition to the servers…