Community Groups

Microsoft works in partnership with thousands of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs, also commonly referred to as nonprofit organizations) by providing resources such as monetary, technology and employee volunteer support.


The resources below are for community groups and NGOs who wish to partner with Microsoft

  • Microsoft's NGO Connection provides a convenient one-stop shop for technology resources, knowledge sharing, community-building and real-life examples for nonprofits.
  • The Microsoft Software Donation program provides charities, voluntary and community groups, with software that helps you operate with greater efficiency and effectiveness. In 2009, Microsoft donated software valued at $4 million to community and voluntary organizations across New Zealand, through TechSoup New Zealand.
  • Microsoft's Authorized Refurbisher program increases the number of donated and low-cost computers available to eligible charitable organizations.
  • TechSoup holds NGO Connection Day at Microsoft offices around the world. The program helps nonprofits connect with Microsoft's global network, enabling capacity and community building around the world.


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