Tech4Good : October 2013 – Cloud for Nonprofits

In This Issue…
Cloud computing is a major technology trend that has significantly changed the way we work, opening up more opportunities for nonprofits to access the computing power once reserved for only the largest of companies. Last month, Microsoft announced the donation of cloud-based Office 365 for nonprofits in 40 countries, a number which will more than double by the end of 2014. Read on to understand more about how the cloud can bring change to your organisation and what other nonprofits have gained from Office 365.

Product Information and Donation
Technology advancements are accelerating exponentially, and Microsoft is taking this chance to help nonprofits more easily harness the power of technology to do more good. Microsoft is widening the scope of its Technology for Good programme by donating Office 365 to nonprofits worldwide. Available in over 40 countries now, the programme will be available in up to 90 countries by July 2014. All employees — be it 10 or hundreds — within the organisation can access Office 365, and there is no cap on the number of employees.

Meet the New Office: What is Office 365? (video)

Get the Donation and Do More Good

Introducing Office 365 for Nonprofits (video)

Office 365 for Nonprofits: Plans and Pricing

News & Nonprofits
Read what media outlets around the world are saying about the launch of the Office 365 donation programme, and see how nonprofits are using it.

Microsoft Launches Worldwide Office 365 Donation Programme for Nonprofits

Worldwide Office 365 Donation Programme for Nonprofits

Case Study: The Akshaya Patra Foundation

Case Study: Child Cancer Foundation

Case Study: Homeboy Industries

Privacy, Security and Offshore Data
Your privacy and the privacy of your organisation's data matter. The same is true for data security and storage. Familiarise yourself with what it means to store your data in the cloud.

Office 365 Trust Center

Security in the Cloud

Cloud Computing: What Leaders Need to Know

The 10 Commandments of Data Sovereignty

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Microsoft Tech4Good Events

Social Media for Social Good Workshops
Date: 19 & 21 Nov 2013
Location: Auckland & Wellington, New Zealand
Contact: Belinda Gorman

Connecting Communities
Date: 27 Nov 2013
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Contact: Brian McLaughlin

Social Media for Social Good Workshop
Date: 28 Nov 2013
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Contact: Brian McLaughlin

Webinar Series

Office 365 for Nonprofits
Date: 3 Oct 2013
Time: 12pm SGT

What Nonprofit Executive Staff Need to Know About Social Media
Date: 25 Nov 2013
Time: 12pm SGT
Register now
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For more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.
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