Microsoft has announced the availability of 'Office 365 for Nonprofits' for nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) through its software donation program. The donation is available immediately in 41 countries around the world and for up to 90 countries by July 2014.
Office 365 for Nonprofits provides nonprofits and NGOs with access to Microsoft’s always up-to-date Office cloud service, tailored to the needs of nonprofits through the following benefits:
- Work from virtually anywhere with access to documents and files from Office applications optimized for use across PCs, smartphones and tablets.
- Nonprofits are able to work together easily across an organization by using Office applications with email, shared calendar, document sharing and videoconferencing.
- It includes access to easy-to-use administrative controls and the ability to install Office without uninstalling previous versions.
- Office 365 for Nonprofits allows organizations to spend less time on IT maintenance, while providing access to always up-to-date technology that is simple and easy to use. The service is backed by industry-leading security features and a 99.9 percent financially backed uptime guarantee.