Licensing options for industries
Microsoft Volume Licensing agreements for government, education, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations offer flexible and affordable solutions that are tailored by organization size and purchasing preference.
Microsoft Philanthropies works with nonprofit and other nongovernmental organizations to provide them with affordable access to technology. See if your organization qualifies.
Agreements for government organizations
Microsoft has government licensing offerings for eligible organizations that provide special pricing and terms that better align to the way government organizations acquire software licenses and cloud services.
Download a comparison chart to help decide the best agreement for your organization. See the document library for additional information about government licensing agreements.
For small to midsize government organizations
|Acquire licenses from your choice of qualified resellers through an easy, one-time transaction. Software Assurance is optional.|
|Offers simplified asset management, predictable software costs, and spread payments. Software Assurance is included.|
|Get the same benefits as Open Value for Government with lower up-front costs. This program provides access to Microsoft software licenses and cloud services for the term of the agreement through subscription-based licensing. A one-year Open Value Subscription option is also available for eligible government customers.|
Microsoft Cloud Agreement for Government
Acquire cloud services with help from a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider through a pay-as-you-go model. A Cloud Solution Provider can help you determine the best cloud solution and will support you from purchasing to deployment and use. Find a Cloud Solution Provider.
For midsize to large government organizations
|Enterprise Agreement for Government||Standardize technology across your organization with the latest Microsoft products and cloud services. Provides simplified license management with a single agreement, predictable software and services costs, and spread payments. Software Assurance is included.|
|Enterprise Subscription Agreement for Government||Get the same benefits as the Enterprise Agreement with lower up-front costs with the subscription option. Includes access to Microsoft software licenses and cloud services only for the term of the agreement through subscription-based licensing. Software Assurance is included.|
|Select Plus for Government||If the MPSA isn’t an option for your organization, you can use Select Plus to acquire Microsoft software licenses at any affiliate or department level, while realizing advantages as one organization. Select Plus offers the flexibility to acquire licenses as needed, a single agreement with no specific end date, and a single Lead Affiliate customer ID to streamline account management. Software Assurance is optional.|
|Microsoft Products and Services Agreement||The Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) consolidates all your purchases into one simplified agreement with purchasing for Online Services and software. The Purchasing Account structure gives you flexible purchasing options and more control of how you purchase. Software Assurance is optional.|
|Microsoft Cloud Agreement for Government||Acquire cloud services with help from a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider through a pay-as-you-go model. A Cloud Solution Provider can help you determine the best cloud solution and will support you from purchasing to deployment and use. Find a Cloud Solution Provider.|
Microsoft Software Assurance is a comprehensive maintenance offering that helps you get the most out of your software investment. It combines the latest software with phone support available 24 hours a day, partner services, training, and IT tools that help customers deploy, manage, and migrate software.
Volume Licensing eligibility requirements for government organizations vary by region. Follow these links to learn more:
Buy or renew
Ready to buy or renew a Volume License agreement? Depending on your location, take the next step outlined below:
United States and Canada
Contact your Microsoft reseller. For more information, or to find a Microsoft reseller near you, call the Microsoft Sales Information Center at (800) 426-9400. In Canada, call the Microsoft Resource Centre at (877) 568-2495.
Contact your Microsoft subsidiary or software and services reseller.