Microsoft’s today announced the new Tech Talent for Good program. This program extends the expertise of Microsoft employees to help Non-profit organizations which needs technical expertise. Microsoft is also increasing their company volunteer match to $25 per hour. This means that four hours of employee volunteer time also results in a $100 donation to the nonprofit organization.
In 2014, Microsoft employees raised a record-breaking $117 million for nearly 20,000 nonprofits and schools around the world, including $60 million for nearly 5,000 organizations in Washington State. This reflects another year of continuing growth and it’s the fourth year in a row that our employees, together with the company’s match, raised more than $100 million to support nonprofits and schools. It is an honor to share the generous contributions of our employees and a privilege to extend our resources in a new way to the local communities where we live, work and play.
Read more about it here.