Microsoft for Nonprofits - Office 365

Office 365 is a global offering from Microsoft for NGOs and nonprofits. Office 365 is the best in-class cloud-based productivity and collabration tools of Microsoft.

Office 365 Nonprofit provide two types of plans for small and mid-sized nonprofits.
1.Bussiness Essentials - Office 365 Business Essentials for NGOs. It is best for small & mid-sized NGOs and nonprofits. In this plan nonprofits can take benefits of email, cloud based file-storage and sharing, web-conferencing with instant messaging, audio, and HD video, and other services. This plan doesn't include Office applications.
2.Business Premium - Office 365 Nonprofit Business Premium is available at ₹ 200.00 user/month. This plan include Office desktop applications, email, cloud based file-storage and sharing, web conferencing with instant messaging, audio, and HD video, and other services.

Eligibility:

  1. Nonprofit must have a Bigtech validation token.
  2. Organizations must be registered societies, trusts, or Section 8 (formerly Section 25) companies
  3. As this is global offering, organizations must hold a valid registration under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA).

Steps for Office 365 Nonprofit Registration:

  1. Your organisation must be registered on BigTech.
  2. Login to Microsoft Office 365 and click “Get Started".
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  3. Select Country and click “Continue”.
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  4. Click Continue for accepting ‘Anti-Discrimination Policy’.
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  5. Fill information regarding your organization.
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  6. Enter your organisation address and click next.
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  7. Put your organization IT PAN and click next.
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  8. Create your user ID.
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  9. Your User ID is now created, save the details for future reference.
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  10. Your registration is completed. It will take 20 business days to get completed from Microsoft end.
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