Define your eligibility

Please find nonprofit eligibility criteria specific to your country:

To be eligible for any of our nonprofit programs, you must meet ALL THREE of the following criteria:

Nonprofit Organizational Eligibility
Nonprofit Mission Eligibility
Anti-discrimination Policy

Eligible users in your organization

Licenses and subscriptions are intended for employees of eligible nonprofit organizations. Members or beneficiaries of the nonprofit organization are NOT eligible for nonprofit licenses or subscriptions. The only exceptions are as follows:

  • Volunteers who have significant fiduciary or managerial responsibilities for the organization, such as members of the organization’s Board of Directors.
  • Volunteers who meet ALL THREE of the following criteria:

The volunteer is accountable for specific activities and results within the nonprofit organization that are defined in a written description of the volunteer position.


The volunteer’s role with the nonprofit is a year-round ongoing role or is a seasonal or part-time role that reoccurs annually.


The volunteer will not use the license for personal use that results in income to the volunteer.

Microsoft reserves the right to grant or deny an organization's application or participation at any time, for any reason, and to supplement or amend these eligibility guidelines at any time without notice. Selections are made at Microsoft’s sole discretion and are not subject to external review.