Globally, Microsoft give away more than $2 million dollars worth of software to nonprofits every day. Office 365 Nonprofit UK, ‘Microsoft 365 Business’ is now free for up to 10 users and discounted for any users above that.

What is Microsoft 365 Business?

Microsoft 365 Business is a subscription based, cloud service that has been designed for small to medium sized organisations. It combines Office 365 with advanced security and device management to help your team work from anywhere with a device.

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The subscription includes:

What is the difference between Office 365 Nonprofit UK and Microsoft 365?

This comparison chart helps define the difference between Office 365 Nonprofit UK and Microsoft 365 Nonprofit UK:

Office 365 Nonprofit UK comparison

Is my organisation eligible?

You must be a UK-registered charity in order to be eligible for Microsoft Nonprofit programs. Microsoft states:

“UK organizations must be nonprofit or non- governmental organizations with recognized charitable status in their respective location: England and Wales, registered with the UK Charity Commission and/or registered with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) as tax exempt; Scotland, registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) and/or registered with HM Revenue & Customs as tax exempt; or Northern Ireland, registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (CCNI) and/or registered with HM Revenue & Customs as tax exempt.”

Click here to find out if your organisation is eligible.

How to get Microsoft 365

Easy, just register your nonprofit organisation with Microsoft here

Once validation is complete, you will receive an email with a link to the Microsoft Nonprofit Portal where you can access your nonprofit offers.

You can also learn more about nonprofit donations and discounts on this Frequently Asked Questions page.

Choosing the right plan

There are other free and discounted subscriptions available to qualified nonprofit organisations. To find our more, register your organisation with the Charity Digital Exchange

There are three free donated plans and two discounted plans that meet the needs of various sized charities;

Free offerings for charities:

Discounted offerings for charities:

A recent survey conducted by Microsoft found that more than 60 percent of the nonprofit organisations that responded wanted more IT training. To address this, Microsoft is planning to provide training to 1 million nonprofits by 2023.

If you’re an Office 365 Nonprofit UK organisation, there has never been a better time for free and discounted services.

If your charity would like more information and interested in Microsoft’s nonprofit plans, call today and speak to one of our friendly team members. We’re always happy to help!