To receive discounted Microsoft products, you must first register your organisation at Microsoft's nonprofit portal. Then you'll use the portal to send charity digital exchange a certificate that validates your organisation's eligibility for discounts. The certificate lasts one year.
No certificate is required if you are only requesting donated Microsoft software offered through tt-exchange.
Already registered at the Microsoft nonprofit portal? Skip to step two.
Step One: Register at the Microsoft Nonprofit Portal
- Go to the Microsoft nonprofit portal and click Get started. (If you're in mobile view, Get started is in the mobile menu.)
- Follow the instructions to register.
Within 20 business days, you should receive an email with your eligibility information.
Step Two: Send Your Eligibility Certificate to charity digital exchange
- Once your eligibility is confirmed, return to the Microsoft nonprofit portal and click Login (not Sign In) at the top of the page. (If you're in mobile view, Login is in the mobile menu.) You might be asked to provide a TechSoup Validation Token.
After you log in, you'll see a list of nonprofit offers from Microsoft. At the bottom of the page, click the link where it says "Click here to learn more about on-premises software licenses.
On the next page please select Send to partner under the Software discount section.
- Enter the following information and your email address and click Send to partner.
Company name: TechSoup
Contact name: TechSoup
Contact email address: TT_Discounts@techsoup.org
A confirmation page appears.
It could take 5 to 10 business days for charity digital exchange to process your certificate. After that, you'll receive an email from charity digital exchange with instructions for obtaining your requested offers.