How to get started with Microsoft technology grants and discounts for nonprofits

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Microsoft Tech for Social Impact is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible technology to help nonprofits of all sizes achieve their mission. That’s why we offer grants and discounts for our products and services to eligible nonprofits around the world, including solutions like Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365, as well as solutions custom-built for nonprofits like Fundraising and Engagement for Dynamics 365 Sales. Get started with free technology grants and discounts today.


What are the most popular nonprofit grants and discounts?

  • Improve cybersecurity, reduce costs, and empower staff and volunteers to work from anywhere with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. Free for up to 10 users and discounted pricing of $5.50 (USD) per user/month for additional users.
  • Move to the cloud with the Azure grant for nonprofits. Leverage $2,000 (USD) Azure services credits per year and access the complete portfolio of Azure products and cloud services.
  • Easily develop mobile and web apps to support your mission—even if you have no technical or development experience. Power Apps is now free for up to 10 users with discounted pricing of $2.50 per user per month for additional users.

In addition to nonprofit grants, nonprofits of all sizes and stages of application are invited to participate in the Nonprofit Community to connect with Microsoft experts, partners, and fellow nonprofits, where you’ll receive peer support, learning resources, mentoring, and funding opportunities.


What are the eligibility criteria for Microsoft nonprofit grants and discounts?

Review the eligibility criteria:

Nonprofits Grants & Credits Eligibility | Microsoft Nonprofits


Where to get started

The application process is simple and the form only takes 10 minutes. Follow these steps:

  • Start with our quick pre-check to confirm your nonprofit’s eligibility Nonprofit offers (
  • Once you’ve completed the pre-check, apply for nonprofit grants and discounts.
  • Wait for the confirmation email from Microsoft and follow up with any additional information or clarification that may be requested.

Microsoft is not only a grant provider, but also a partner and ally in your social impact journey. Don't hesitate to reach out to the Nonprofit Community for any questions, feedback, or support that you may need along the way.




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