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Microsoft Software Donations Programme

Restrictions

This programme is currently available only to eligible UK Registered Charities

Products will be distributed to eligible organisations only, not to individuals, and within the Microsoft Guidelines.

Organisations which provide the following types of services MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:

Skype for Business Server

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Office Professional Plus

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Microsoft

Microsoft UK's aim is to build social and economic prosperity in the UK through their Citizenship programmes.

 

Microsoft donate many of their most popular software titles to a wide range of UK charities.

Office 2003 Standard (Swedish)

Office 2003 Standard (Swedish)

Office Standard (includes Software Assurance)

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£23.00
Description

Description

Office Standard is an integrated collection of programs and services designed to work together to enable optimised information work.

This donation provides one license for installing the software on a single device. Request one license for each device on which you will install it. See a summary of Volume Licensing Product Terms for specific licensing details.

 

Which Versions of This Software Are Available?

 

You can choose to download the current version or the previous version of this software. You can find out which version is the current one on the Current Versions of Microsoft Products page. In addition, you can download the software in any language that's available.

 

Benefits for Organisations

 

You can use the applications in the Office suite to:

  • Create, share, and edit documents with colleagues in other locations
  • Track and highlight data trends
  • Broadcast documents and live presentations for an audience via their web browsers
  • Consolidate communications services to reduce costs

 

Applications in This Suite

 

The Standard suite includes the following applications:

  • Excel is a spreadsheet application with data analysis and visualisation tools.
  • OneNote is a note-taking application that allows various types of content to be shared among team members.
  • Outlook with Business Contact Manager is a time and information manager that integrates email, calendar, contacts, and tasks.
  • PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program with capabilities for text effects, sound, and animation.
  • Publisher is a desktop publishing program that allows people with basic layout skills to create a wide variety of publications.
  • Skype for Business is a unified communications client that works in conjunction with Skype for Business Server. It enables users to talk to each other using instant messaging, voice, or video and to switch back and forth between modes.
  • Word is a full-featured word-processing program.

 

Major Capabilities

 

  • Ribbon: The Office ribbon enhances usability by bringing together the most popular formatting and creation tools in a single, unified design.
  • Web and mobile access: With Office Online and free apps for mobile devices, users at separate locations can co-author or edit the same file at the same time. They can use any web browser or mobile device running Windows, iOS, or Android.
  • Cloud storage: Office applications integrate with OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint, so you can access your files across devices.
  • Multiple file format support: Most Office applications, including Word and Excel, can save or export files as PDF or XPS documents natively, without requiring you to download and install add-ons.

 

Important Volume Licensing Information

 

With Office suites and applications, you can choose between two types of volume license keys for product activation: a Key Management Service (KMS) license key or a Multiple Activation Key (MAK). You will be provided with both types of keys on the Microsoft Volume Licensing website.

For help deciding which type of key to use, see our guide to Volume Licensing activation methods. Microsoft also offers instructions on how to use a MAK or KMS key to activate volume editions of Office 2013.

 

Obtaining This Product

 

Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Centre (VLSC) and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product.

The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the email you receive from TechSoup after you request this product.

Expect three emails:

  1. When your donation request has been approved, tt-exchange will send a message to your organisation email address confirming the number of licenses you have requested. Make sure the organisation email that is registered with the tt-exchange Programme is up-to-date. Visit My Account and verify the address in your active organisation profile.
  2. Microsoft will send an email welcoming your organisation to the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).
  3. tt-exchange will send an email with information about obtaining your license key and managing your donation at the VLSC. If you are new to the VLSC, you should wait for this email before you register there.

 

Software Assurance

 

Under the Software Assurance programme, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.

Features
Requirements

Requirements

Hardware:

  • 1-GHz (or higher) processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • 1 GB or more RAM for 32-bit systems; 2 GB or more RAM for 64-bit systems
  • 3 GB available hard-disk space; 1,024 x 576-pixel (or higher) display

Software:

  • Windows Server 2008; Windows 7; Windows 8; Windows 10; Windows Server 2012
  • Internet Explorer 8/9/10; Firefox 10 or later; Safari 5 or later; Chrome 17 or later

For some features or advanced functionality, see the full list of system requirements.

Rules, Eligibility & Restrictions

Restrictions

This programme is currently available only to eligible UK Registered Charities

Products will be distributed to eligible organisations only, not to individuals, and within the Microsoft Guidelines.

Organisations which provide the following types of services MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:

  • Relief to the poor
  • Advancement of education
  • Advancement of social and community welfare
  • Advancement of culture
  • Advancement of the natural environment
  • Other purposes beneficial to the community

Additional types of organisations MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme, including:

  • Public libraries for public access purposes
  • Public Museums
  • Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief organisations
  • Community Health Clinics
  • Behavioural healthcare nonprofits that provide mental health, chemical dependency and other psychosocial services to the community
  • Women’s health centres
  • Blood banks
  • Trade associations with registered charity status that have charitable aims and activities
  • Organisations that engage in discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion, termination, and/or retirement based on race, colour, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership, or veteran status, other than as allowed by law, are not eligible to participate in this programme.  Organisations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations.

The following types of organisations are NOT eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:

  • Governmental organisations or agencies including international governmental organisations and United Nations Entities
  • Educational Institutions – organisations eligible through Microsoft academic volume licensing programs are not eligible for software donations, including nonprofit private schools
  • Healthcare Organisations and Networks – healthcare organisations and networks including hospitals, specialty networks, ambulatory healthcare services, home healthcare and assisted living healthcare organisations are not eligible .  
  • Healthcare Research Organisations and Research Laboratories – Includes organisations pursuing systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to general knowledge
  • Commerce and Trade Associations without charitable aims or activities
  • Sponsorships of events, tables, exhibitions, or performances
  • Fundraising events such as luncheons, dinners, walks, runs, or sports tournaments
  • Political, Labour and Fraternal organisations
  • Refurbishers that will be installing the donated software on refurbished computers to be distributed or donated to nonprofits or schools
  • Organisations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background. Organisations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations

Guidelines:

Provided an organisation meets the Eligibility Criteria for the Microsoft Software Donations Programme, donation requests can be made in line with the following entitlement guidelines:

  • Your organisation's first donation request after 27 July 2011 marks the beginning of its recurring two-year cycles. Within a two-year period, each eligible organisation may request:
  • Products from up to 10 of the title groups, with a 50-licence maximum for desktop and operating systems or license-only title groups (see below for more details)
  • For title groups that contain desktop products, server products that use core-based licensing, or license-only products (like CALs), there is a 50-product maximum.
  • For server products that do not use core-based licensing, there is a five-product maximum, regardless of title group.
  • There is no limit to the number of times an organisation can make a Microsoft donation request within the two-year cycle as long as they have not used up their full 10 title Entitlement.
  • After two years, a new cycle begins, and the Entitlement is reset.

Please see Microsoft Software Donations Programme FAQs for further information.

Office for Mac (includes Software Assurance)

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£23.00
Description

Description

Office for Mac is a suite of Microsoft Office products for Mac computers. Office for Mac is fully compatible with Office for Windows and backward compatible with previous versions of Office for both platforms.

This donation provides one license for installing the software on a single device. See a summary of Volume Licensing Product Use Rights for specific licensing details.

 

Which Versions of This Software Are Available?

 

You can choose to download the current version or the previous version of this software. You can find out which version is the current one on the Current Versions of Microsoft Products page. In addition, you can download the software in any language that's available.

 

Benefits for Organisations

 

You can use Office for Mac to:

  • Increase productivity by allowing Mac users to create, share, and edit documents with colleagues using Office for Windows or Mac without conversion or translation
  • Enable collaboration by using Outlook for emailing and scheduling in a mixed Windows and Mac organisation

 

Applications in This Suite

 

The suite includes the following applications.

  • Excel is a spreadsheet application with data analysis and visualisation tools.
  • Outlook is a time and information manager that integrates email, calendar, contacts, and tasks.
  • PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program with capabilities for text effects, sound, and animation.
  • Word is a full-featured word processor.
  • OneNote is a note-taking application that allows various types of content to be shared among team members.

 

Major Capabilities

 

  • Compatibility with Office for Windows: Each of the included applications has essentially the same capabilities as its Windows equivalent.
  • Ribbon: The Office for Mac ribbon enhances usability by bringing together the most popular formatting and creation tools in a single, unified design.
  • Web and mobile access: With Office Online and free apps for mobile devices, users at separate locations can co-author or edit the same file at the same time. They can use any web browser or mobile device running iOS, Android, or Windows.

Cloud storage: Office applications integrate with OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint, so you can access your files across devices.

See a complete list of Office for Mac features.

 

Obtaining This Product

 

Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Centre (VLSC) and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product.

The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the email you receive from TechSoup after you request this product.

Expect two emails:

  1. When your donation request has been approved, Technology Trust will send a message to your organisation email address. This email will confirm the number of licenses you have requested and provide information about how to use the VLSC once Microsoft accepts your license agreement. Make sure the organisation email that is registered on tt-exchange is up-to-date. Visit My Account and verify the address in your active organisation profile.
  2. Microsoft will send an email welcoming your organisation to the VLSC. This email will indicate that Microsoft has accepted your license agreement. After you receive this email, you'll be able to follow the steps in the first email you received from TechSoup to obtain your donation through the VLSC.

 

Software Assurance

 

Under the Software Assurance programme, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.

Features
Requirements

Requirements

Hardware:

  • Intel processor
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • HFS+ hard disk format with 6 GB available hard-disk space
  • 1280x800-pixel (or higher) display
  • Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card

Software:

  • Mac OS X v10.10 (Yosemite) or later

Other:

  • For online functionality — Internet access
  • For certain online functionality — a Microsoft account
  • For Exchange support in Outlook — connectivity to Exchange 2010 with SP2 or later
Rules, Eligibility & Restrictions

Restrictions

This programme is currently available only to eligible UK Registered Charities

Products will be distributed to eligible organisations only, not to individuals, and within the Microsoft Guidelines.

Organisations which provide the following types of services MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:

  • Relief to the poor
  • Advancement of education
  • Advancement of social and community welfare
  • Advancement of culture
  • Advancement of the natural environment
  • Other purposes beneficial to the community

Additional types of organisations MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme, including:

  • Public libraries for public access purposes
  • Public Museums
  • Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief organisations
  • Community Health Clinics
  • Behavioural healthcare nonprofits that provide mental health, chemical dependency and other psychosocial services to the community
  • Women’s health centres
  • Blood banks
  • Trade associations with registered charity status that have charitable aims and activities
  • Organisations that engage in discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion, termination, and/or retirement based on race, colour, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership, or veteran status, other than as allowed by law, are not eligible to participate in this programme.  Organisations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations.

The following types of organisations are NOT eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:

  • Governmental organisations or agencies including international governmental organisations and United Nations Entities
  • Educational Institutions – organisations eligible through Microsoft academic volume licensing programs are not eligible for software donations, including nonprofit private schools
  • Healthcare Organisations and Networks – healthcare organisations and networks including hospitals, specialty networks, ambulatory healthcare services, home healthcare and assisted living healthcare organisations are not eligible .  
  • Healthcare Research Organisations and Research Laboratories – Includes organisations pursuing systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to general knowledge
  • Commerce and Trade Associations without charitable aims or activities
  • Sponsorships of events, tables, exhibitions, or performances
  • Fundraising events such as luncheons, dinners, walks, runs, or sports tournaments
  • Political, Labour and Fraternal organisations
  • Refurbishers that will be installing the donated software on refurbished computers to be distributed or donated to nonprofits or schools
  • Organisations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background. Organisations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations

 

Guidelines:

 

Provided an organisation meets the Eligibility Criteria for the Microsoft Software Donations Programme, donation requests can be made in line with the following entitlement guidelines:

  • Your organisation's first donation request after 27 July 2011 marks the beginning of its recurring two-year cycles. Within a two-year period, each eligible organisation may request:

    • During its two-year cycle, an organisation can request products from up to 10 title groups.

    • For title groups that contain desktop products, server products that use core-based licensing, or license-only products (like CALs), there is a 50-product maximum.

    • For server products that do not use core-based licensing, there is a five-product maximum, regardless of title group.
  • After two years, a new cycle begins, and the Entitlement is reset.

Please see Microsoft Software Donations Programme FAQs for further information.

System Center Service Manager User Client Management License (Includes Software Assurance)

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£2.00
Description

Description


This client management license (ML) allows any number of nonserver operating system environments (OSEs) to be managed by System Center Service Manager as long as only one user has access to them. If more than one user has access to a certain OSE or set of OSEs, an ML is necessary for each user.

OSE MLs are also available. An OSE ML allows one nonserver device to be managed by System Center Service Manager. When a device has multiple OSEs, a separate ML is required for each OSE managed by Service Manager.

User and OSE client  MLs are also available as part of the System Center Client Management Suite.

A server ML is required for each server (that is, each device running a server operating system) managed by Service Manager. Individual Service Manager server MLs are not available through the CTX Programme; however, server MLs are available as part of the System Center Server Management Suite (available in Enterprise or Datacenter editions).

License Only: This license does not require media, license keys, or setup codes.

Software Assurance: Under the Software Assurance program, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.
Features
Requirements
Rules, Eligibility & Restrictions

Dynamics 365 for Sales (On-Premises) User CAL

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£36.00
Description


Description

The Dynamics 365 for Sales (On-Premises) user CAL provides a user with access to the sales application in Dynamics 365 (On-Premises) Server from any device. Dynamics 365 (On-Premises) Server is the on-premises version of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and runs on Windows Server. The on-premises version of the Dynamics 365 for Sales application provides a limited subset of the customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities that are available in the cloud-based version.

This donation provides one Dynamics 365 for Sales (On-Premises) user CAL. The rights to run Dynamics 365 (On-Premises) Server software and the Dynamics 365 for Sales (On-Premises) application are included with the CAL. For additional information about Dynamics 365 (On-Premises) and its licensing requirements, see the Guide to Dynamics 365 Products and Licensing.

Which Versions of This Software Are Available?

You can choose to download the current version or the previous version of this software. You can find out which version is the current one on the Current Versions of Microsoft Products page. In addition, you can download the software in any language that's available.

Benefits for Organisations

You can use Dynamics 365 for Sales (On-Premises) to

·    Simplify relationship management by bringing together all constituent information into a central location

·    Save time by sharing information and existing work across the organisation, allowing you to reuse effective campaigns, marketing, and service materials rather than creating new ones

·    Automate and streamline processes by identifying best practices and creating consistent procedures

Major Capabilities

·    Create reports: Reports are available with on-demand, scheduled, or event-based delivery and can be generated by users without IT assistance.

·    Import data: Users can upload data in bulk to integrate contacts, emails, tasks, appointments, or notes with the appropriate customer records.

·    Track correspondence: Replies to tracked emails are automatically tracked as well, allowing users to quickly see all pertinent correspondence with or about a customer.

·    Deploy a knowledge base: You can set up a searchable knowledge base for your employees to provide them with consistent answers across channels.

License Information

CALs do not require media, license keys, or setup codes.

CALs offered through TechSoup are always for the currently offered version of the server software. However, these licenses can also be used with earlier versions of the server software.

Obtaining the Server Software

The right to run Dynamics 365 (On-Premises) Server software is included with the CAL. No additional licenses are needed for server software.

Installing the server software requires you to download the software from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product.

Expect two emails:

1.      When your donation request has been approved, tt-exchange will send a message to your organisation email address. This email will confirm the number of licenses you have requested and provide information about how to use the VLSC once Microsoft accepts your license agreement. Make sure the organisation email that is registered with tt-exchange is up-to-date. Visit My Member Profile and verify the address in your active organisation profile.

2.      Microsoft will send an email welcoming your organization to the VLSC. This email will indicate that Microsoft has accepted your license agreement. After you receive this email, you'll be able to follow the steps in the first email you received from tt-exchange to obtain your donation through the VLSC.

Software Assurance

Under the Software Assurance program, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.

 

Features
Requirements

Requirements

Rules, Eligibility & Restrictions

Access (Includes Software Assurance)

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£8.00
Description

Description

Access is a relational database management system that helps information workers track and report information.

This donation provides one license for installing the software on a single device. See a summary of Volume Licensing Product Terms for specific licensing details.

 

Which Versions of This Software Are Available?

 

You can choose to download the current version or the previous version of this software. You can find out which version is the current one on the Current Versions of Microsoft Products page. In addition, you can download the software in any language that's available.

 

Benefits for Organisations

 

If you have database experience, you can use Access to:

  • Maintain a database of information on members, donors, and other constituents
  • Convert data to reports and forms
  • Automate data processing without writing any code

 

Major Capabilities

 

  • Templates: Access includes prebuilt solutions that you can modify and adapt to your needs.
  • Forms and reports: You can design and create professional forms and reports based on the fields in your databases.
  • Tool development: Expression Builder and Macro Designer allow you to add automation and complex expressions without writing any code.
  • Web access: When connected with SharePoint Server, you can post your databases online and access, view, and edit them from the web. Users without Access software can open web forms and reports in a web browser and synchronise their changes automatically.
  • Data import: Access can connect to and import data from external sources, such as other Access databases, Excel spreadsheets, ODBC sources, and SQL Server database. Important Volume Licensing Information

With Office suites and applications, you can choose between two types of volume license keys for product activation: a Key Management Service (KMS) license key or a Multiple Activation Key (MAK). You will be provided with both types of keys on the Microsoft Volume Licensing website.

 

Obtaining This Product

 

Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product.

The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the email you receive from Tech Trust (who run tt-exchange) after you request this product.

Expect two emails:

  • When your donation request has been approved, Tech Trust will send a message to your organisation email address. This email will confirm the number of licenses you have requested and provide information about how to use the VLSC once Microsoft accepts your license agreement. Make sure the organisation email that is registered with TechSoup is up-to-date. Visit My Member Profile and verify the address in your active organisation profile.
  • Microsoft will send an email welcoming your organisation to the VLSC. This email will indicate that Microsoft has accepted your license agreement. After you receive this email, you'll be able to follow the steps in the first email you received from Tech Trust to obtain your donation through the VLSC.

 

Software Assurance

 

Under the Software Assurance program, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.

Features
Requirements

Requirements

Hardware:

  • 1-GHz (or higher) processor, 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit, with SSE2 instruction set
  • 1 GB or more RAM for 32-bit systems; 2 GB or more RAM for 64-bit systems
  • 3 GB available hard-disk space
  • 1,024 x 576-pixel (or higher) display

Software:

  • Windows Server 2008; Windows 7; Windows 8; Windows Server 2012
  • Internet Explorer 8/9/10; Firefox 10 or later; Safari 5 or later; Chrome 17 or later

Other:

  • For Instant Search — Windows Search 4.0
Rules, Eligibility & Restrictions

Restrictions

This programme is currently available only to eligible UK Registered Charities

Products will be distributed to eligible organisations only, not to individuals, and within the Microsoft Guidelines.

Organisations which provide the following types of services MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:

  • Relief to the poor
  • Advancement of education
  • Advancement of social and community welfare
  • Advancement of culture
  • Advancement of the natural environment
  • Other purposes beneficial to the community

Additional types of organisations MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme, including:

  • Public libraries for public access purposes
  • Public Museums
  • Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief organisations
  • Community Health Clinics
  • Behavioural healthcare nonprofits that provide mental health, chemical dependency and other psychosocial services to the community
  • Women’s health centres
  • Blood banks
  • Trade associations with registered charity status that have charitable aims and activities
  • Organisations that engage in discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion, termination, and/or retirement based on race, colour, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership, or veteran status, other than as allowed by law, are not eligible to participate in this programme.  Organisations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations.

The following types of organisations are NOT eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:

  • Governmental organisations or agencies including international governmental organisations and United Nations Entities
  • Educational Institutions – organisations eligible through Microsoft academic volume licensing programs are not eligible for software donations, including nonprofit private schools
  • Healthcare Organisations and Networks – healthcare organisations and networks including hospitals, specialty networks, ambulatory healthcare services, home healthcare and assisted living healthcare organisations are not eligible .  
  • Healthcare Research Organisations and Research Laboratories – Includes organisations pursuing systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to general knowledge
  • Commerce and Trade Associations without charitable aims or activities
  • Sponsorships of events, tables, exhibitions, or performances
  • Fundraising events such as luncheons, dinners, walks, runs, or sports tournaments
  • Political, Labour and Fraternal organisations
  • Refurbishers that will be installing the donated software on refurbished computers to be distributed or donated to nonprofits or schools
  • Organisations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background. Organisations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations
     
  • Terms of service: Organisations that request Microsoft products must agree to any applicable terms of service.

    Amendments: Microsoft reserves the right to supplement or amend these eligibility guidelines at any time without notice.

    Anti-discrimination policy: To be eligible to participate in this programme, organisations must attest to the following statement, which certifies compliance with the Microsoft corporate citizenship nonprofit giving antidiscrimination policy:

    My organisation does not have a policy or mission of discriminating in hiring, compensation, access to training or services, promotion, termination, or retirement based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership, or veteran status.

    OR

    My organisation is a religious organisation, and any discriminatory practices of my organisation are exempt from laws that otherwise prohibit such discrimination.

    Product distribution:

    Products will be distributed under this programme to qualifying organisations and libraries only, not to individuals.
    Recipient organisations may not transfer or resell Microsoft products.
    Microsoft products may not be installed on computers that will be given to or sold to other organisations or individuals, even as part of a charitable programme.
     

Guidelines:

Provided an organisation meets the Eligibility Criteria for the Microsoft Software Donations Programme, donation requests can be made in line with the following entitlement guidelines: 

  • Your organisation's first donation request after 27 July 2011 marks the beginning of its recurring two-year cycles. Within a two-year period, each eligible organisation may request:

•    During its two-year cycle, an organisation can request products from up to 10 title groups.
•    For title groups that contain desktop products, server products that use core-based licensing, or license-only products (like CALs), there is a 50-product maximum.
•    For server products that do not use core-based licensing, there is a five-product maximum, regardless of title group.

  • After two years, a new cycle begins, and the Entitlement is reset.

Please see Microsoft Software Donations Programme FAQs for further information.