THE BASICS OF
Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit
A global leader in technology innovation, Microsoft offers a strong and steady rollout of products and functionality for the nonprofit sector. For organizations looking to move to a cloud platform, Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit is a compelling option.
Microsoft’s vision for nonprofits
Microsoft has a team called Technology for Social Impact (TSI), which focuses on delivering relevant, affordable, and innovative cloud solutions to help nonprofits tackle the world’s biggest challenges. Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit was developed by this team to help nonprofits realize the true value of their data through a cross-cloud suite of applications that uses the Nonprofit Common Data Model (We’ll explain more about the Nonprofit Common Data Model later in this guide).
Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit incorporates nonprofit sector best practices and supports the most common organizational scenarios, including:
- Helping organizations to understand their donors and other supporters to drive fundraising and engagement
- Improving how organizations deliver programs, including mobilizing volunteers
- Helping organizations to accelerate mission outcomes by realizing the full value of their data
- Building data security into every activity
So, how do you know if Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit is right for your organization? This guide was written to help you to decide.