Program overview

The NTA for Black and African American Communities program provides nonprofits with technology grants and technical consulting to help increase the impact of their missions.

 

Nonprofit software grants and discounts

Modernize your processes and streamline operations with solutions that support and scale with your mission.

Host your sites and data

Host your website and data storage with $3,500 annual Azure credits

Chat, meet and collaborate

Chat, call, host online meetings, and collaborate in real time from anywhere with 10 free Microsoft 365 Business Premium licenses

Track all areas of your nonprofit

Manage donors, programs, volunteers, and fundraising with 5 free Dynamics 365 Sales Enterprise licenses

Build custom apps

Quickly create your own web and mobile apps with 10 free power apps licenses

Steps to onboarding your nonprofit

Racial Equity Initiative

In June 2020, Microsoft made a five-year commitment to help address racial injustice and inequity in the U.S. for Black and African American communities, but the work doesn’t stop there.

Learn about our progress

FAQ

Find answers to common questions about the Nonprofit Tech Acceleration for Black and African American Communities Program.

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There is no cost for qualified organizations. Qualified 501(c)(3) organizations have access to the grant and license offers, as well as the Onboarding Concierge services. Non-501(c)(3) organizations have access to Concierge Services and discounted licenses.

Once you complete and receive confirmation of registration for the NTA program, you will continue to have access to Onboarding Concierge services. You can renew nonprofit grants and discounts annually given that your organization remains eligible.  See the Nonprofits eligibility page for details.

Our Onboarding Concierge does not build out solutions, but they will work alongside your staff or IT consultant via virtual meetings.

Microsoft Partners are additional resources outside of the NTA program. Our specialists can help match you with a Certified Partner, but they do have an additional cost.

The NTA program does not include hardware grants. However, the resources below offer additional information about how Microsoft and our partners provide low-cost computers and hardware to eligible nonprofits. 

Students at eligible schools can access Microsoft 365 for free.

Our specialists can match you with a Microsoft Certified Partner based on your needs, but there is a separate cost from the partner.

The NTA program is for nonprofits that serve Black and African American communities. The organization does not have to be black-led.

You must be a 501(c)(3) organization to receive the grant and license offers, but non-501(c)(3) organizations can still use the Onboarding Concierge services.

Each organization must have their own unique 501(c)(3) status to qualify for the license and grant offers through Microsoft. Non-501(c)(3) organizations are still eligible for the Onboarding Concierge services.

Yes, access Microsoft offers, virtual trainings, and workshops here. Our trainers can also develop customized training for your staff.

Yes, websites can be hosted through Azure App Services.

Consumption varies based on an organization’s needs but most organizations consume less than $3,500 annually. Our specialists can walk you through examples with cost estimates. You can also set spending limits in your Azure portal.

Yes, you may acquire Microsoft 365 Business Premium with the help of a partner. A Microsoft partner can help modify the licenses to add the free offer into your assets.


Questions about NTA offers?

Microsoft representatives can help you find the right products for your organization and address inquiries related to eligibility and technical support.

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