NGO Connection is an online resource for non-profit groups around the world that provides resources to help advance the causes of the NGOs. See http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/communityinvestment/ngo/en/us/default.mspx for more information about
- Free access to Online software such as Windows Live, Microsoft Office Live and other online applications
- Software grants through the Microsoft Software Donation program
- Refurbished Computers from the Community Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) program
- donated and discounted hardware from TechSoup for Refurbished computers, networks accessories, switches and routers
NGO Connection provides technology resources, knowledge sharing, community building and real-life examples to assist non-governmental organizations (NGOs) so they can use technology more efficiently to achieve their goals as well as to encourage networking and coordination of NGO resources across the world.
"Whether a non-profit group is searching for access to software or interested in networking opportunities with other organizations working on similar projects or looking to engage with Microsoft and other partners on key initiatives, NGO Connection offers all the resources that they need to achieve their goals," said Pamela Passman, corporate vice president of global corporate affairs at Microsoft.