Success stories: Learn from other NGOs about how they are using technology to lower costs, improve effectiveness, and enable more meaningful services to the communities they serve.

Success stories

Learn from other NGOs about how they are using technology to lower costs, improve effectiveness, and enable more meaningful services to the communities they serve.

Kobo Founder Mike Serbinis receives 2014 Microsoft Canada Alumni Award

05-11-2014

Microsoft Canada recognizes entrepreneur for excellence in innovation, science and technology at Canada-Wide Science Fair

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Passing on a Passion for Programming

04-21-2014

Genevieve discovered her love of programming as a teen and is now passing it on to other young girls.

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CLICK Launch Brings Hospitalized Children the Power of Play with Help from Microsoft Canada, Children's Miracle Network and SickKids Foundation

02-06-2014

On November 28th, Microsoft Canada through its partnership with Children's Miracle Network, launched the Child Life Interactive Computers for Kids (CLICK) program benefiting patients at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Designed to improve the patient experience through the power of play and connectivity to the outside world, CLICK aims to create a sense of normalcy for children who experience hospitalizations for any length of time.

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YouthSpark participant, Maya Burhanpurkar, shines on the Morning Show

12-06-2013

Microsoft YouthSpark ambassador, Maya Burhanpurkar, takes her story to the air on Global Morning, the Morning Show. At the age of 14, Maya is a science whiz. She dazzles her hosts by sharing her fascinating research accomplishments.

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2013 Citizenship Report

12-06-2013

See how we’re making an impact in the communities where we work and live. Download the report now - Our Commitment to Citizenship.

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Microsoft Canada launches Office 365 donation program for nonprofits

10-10-2013

Cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools enable nonprofits to streamline IT and focus on social impact.

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The Underage Scientist

09-23-2013

The development of a prototype for an “intelligent” antibiotic. Research into medicine for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Groundbreaking research in theoretical physics. Despite Maya Burhanpurkar’s list of scientific discoveries and achievements, she still has difficulty convincing other researchers to give her space in a laboratory...

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Microsoft Innovate for Good Debuts in Canada

09-16-2013

Microsoft is dedicated to making a real impact for a better tomorrow. On May 29th and May 30th, we brought together over 50 youth from our nonprofit STEM partners – the Ontario Science Centre, Youth Science Canada along with Taking IT Global to launch the first Canadian Innovate for good event...

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Agents of Change Youth

09-16-2013

The Centre for Social Innovation has partnered with Microsoft Canada, Ontario Trillium Foundation, and ING Direct to run the third annual Agents of Change Youth competition...

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Canadian inventor Ben Gulak receives 2013 Microsoft Canada Alumni Award

09-16-2013

Microsoft Canada was proud to present Canadian inventor Ben Gulak with the first-ever Microsoft Canada Alumni Award at Youth Science Canada’s annual Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) on Sunday, May 12, 2013, hosted at the University of Lethbridge....

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Microsoft Canada partners with Youth Science Canada to announce Microsoft Canada Alumni Award

06-15-2012

Microsoft Canada is passionate about empowering Canadian youth to realize their full potential. To help encourage young Canadians to continue to ride that spark of creativity and innovation, Microsoft Canada is proud to be partnering with Youth Science Canada...

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“4 Girls” Montreal – Empowering Future Leaders

05-31-2012

Microsoft Canada’s employees have always been passionate about educating young Canadians in science and technology. In particular, Canadian women are largely outnumbered in the technology sector, and Microsoft Canada is committed to empowering girls...

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Microsoft employees volunteer with Beautiful Gates South Africa through Microsoft Canada's I Volunteer program

04-20-2012

Through the ‘I Volunteer’ program, Microsoft Canada empowers full time employees to spend up to 40 hours per year with community organizations, sharing their talents and their time.

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CLICK Launch: Microsoft Canada brings “Power of Play” to McMaster Children’s Hospital

02-28-2012

On February 24th, the 3rd floor of McMaster Children’s Hospital was buzzing as Michael Eisen and Laureen Harper joined McMaster Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network ...

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Microsoft Canada spreading holiday cheer with our annual greeting card – and a little help from 9-year-old Maggie Yang

12-20-2011

There’s few people that can so readily share the joy and excitement that comes with the holidays as kids do; they just have this ability to capture emotion in a way that energizes us all. There’s few people that can so readily share the joy and excitement that comes with the holidays as kids do; they just have this ability to capture emotion in a way that energizes us all. That’s why Microsoft Canada is thrilled to be celebrating its 15th year of our Holiday Greeting Card Contest in connection with the Boys and Girls Club of Canada.

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Transformed by technology: Right To Play receives $750,000 software grant from Microsoft

03-01-2011

Using the transformative power of sport and play, Canadian-founded international development organization Right To Play is improving the lives of children in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the world.

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Microsoft Canada works to protect safety of children online

12-10-2010

This past September, the Kids Internet Safety Alliance (Kinsa) and senior Canadian law enforcement agencies hosted senior police officers from Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia for a one week Toronto training session on online safety and child protection.

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Microsoft Canada, Children’s Miracle Network and CHEO celebrate fifth anniversary of CLICK program: 200 Kinect gaming sensors donated to 14 children’s hospitals across Canada

12-10-2010

Last week, Microsoft Canada, Children’s Miracle Network and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Child Life Interactive Computers for Kids (CLICK) program with Mrs. Laureen Harper.

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Microsoft Invests in Earth Rangers’ Green IT Strategy

11-23-2010

Software donation helps spread sustainability message to youth Last month, Earth Rangers was honoured as the fourth “Top Green-IT Organization” by Computer World Today.

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