Our partnership with Mercy Corps is helping displaced people like Sulaf, from Syria, to recover and rebuild their lives. Photo by Sara Hylton for Mercy Corps.
Technology is a powerful force for improving people's lives. But right now, half the world does not have access to the benefits and opportunities that technology offers. That’s why we're committed to doing more globally to bring the benefits of technology to the people and organizations who need them most. Together with our grantees, partners and employees around the world, we’re working to fulfill Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
Bringing the power of technology to help nonprofits achieve their missions
Every day we donate nearly $2 million in products and services to nonprofits
Making digital skills and computer science education accessible to all young people
Through Microsoft YouthSpark, we’re working with nonprofits in 58 countries to increase access to computer science education
Fueling employees' passion for addressing issues facing our communities and world
Through our Employee Giving program, Microsoft employees raised over $142 million in 2016.
Utilizing our voice to spotlight issues and inspire action
In our 2016 Hour of Code campaign with Code.org, 15 million students were introduced to coding through the Minecraft tutorial