Nonprofit Eligibility

Discounts and grants for nonprofits

Clark-Ritchotte Communication works with its vendors to offer Donation and Lowe price services and products to its Not for Profit Customers.

Save Money and Elevate your Organization

Clark-Ritchotte Partners with the top service and software providers. We can provide your Not for Profit with cost savings and help raise your productivity.

Our focus it to help you elevate your, brand, user experiences, and overall organization. We will build a bundle of services and tools that will be tailored to you specific cause or mission.

What’s Included?

Explore all of the products and services

Clark-Ritchotte has a strong partner backing with Microsoft, Comodo, HCL, 3CX, and Telynx, who all over different services to Not for Profit organizations. We bundle these for Not for profits to offer a full suite of tools to enhance your organization’s customer/employee experience and help boost your brand and presence on the web.

Web Deisgn

For qualified not for profits, Clark-Ritchotte offers a free web and brand design, with discounted dedicated virtual hosting.

SSO User Authentication

Clark-Ritchotte will set up and link all devices to the Azure Active directory, and work with integrating your applications into Azure so users will only need to sign in to our apps portal to access all their resources.

Device Management

CRC partnered with Microsoft to offer Intune Device management, to track and safeguard all corporate devices. We can also help you with managing BYOD employee devices, that need access to your files and data.

IT Support

Clark-Ritchotte Communications also offers discounted IT support and Infrastructure management and design. This included our networking services and Phone services as well.


Partnering with Comodo and HCL we can offer discounted pricing on Endpoint solutions and our hosted BigFix solution.


All Employee Licenses include 1TB of Onedrive space for sharing and managing your documents and files in the cloud.

Office Products

CRC partnered with Microsoft offers access to Office products like Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Teams through the Not for Profit Program.

Employee Engagement Tools

CRC partnered with Microsoft offers access to Teams, Yammer, MileIQ, and Stream Video hosting platform.

Organization Eligibility

Clark-Ritchotte Communications bases all eligiblity off Microsoft’s Eligibility requirements, you must meet ALL FIVE of the following criteria to be eligible:

1. Organization eligibility

Organizations must be a nonprofit or non-governmental organization with recognized legal status in their respective country (equal to 501(c)(3) status under the United States Internal Revenue Code).

2. Mission eligibility

In addition to the criteria above, eligible organizations must also operate on a not-for-profit basis and have a mission to benefit the local community that could include, but is not limited to: providing relief to the poor, advancing education, improving social welfare, preserving culture, preserving or restoring the environment, promoting human rights, establishment of civil society.
Any organization that does not meet the criteria outlined above for eligible nonprofit missions is ineligible for Microsoft nonprofit programs. Visit Microsoft Licensing for more information about licensing options for ineligible organizations. Examples of ineligible organizations include, but are not limited to:
  • Nonprofit organizations that have not obtained recognized legal status in their respective country;
  • Governmental organizations or agencies, including governmental museums, international governmental organizations, and United Nations Entities;
  • Schools, colleges and universities including formal educational institutions, nonprofit schools, and academic museums;
  • Healthcare organizations including, but not limited to, hospitals, healthcare networks, health plans, ambulatory/outpatient healthcare organizations, nursing homes, retirement centers, assisted living, and home healthcare;
  • Professional, commerce and trade associations;
  • Professional and semi-professional sports organizations;
  • Political, labor, and fraternal organizations;
  • Refurbishers that will be installing the software on refurbished computers to be distributed or donated to nonprofits or schools. Please email for more information about the Registered Refurbisher Program;
  • Individuals.

3. User licensing

Discounted and granted nonprofit offers are permitted for:
  1. Paid nonprofit employees;
  2. Unpaid executive staff that act as senior leadership for the nonprofit. Eligible unpaid executive roles include Board of Directors, President, Officers, Executive Director, and Executive Program Directors only.

Discounted nonprofit offers are permitted for all nonprofit staff and volunteers.


Nonprofit beneficiaries, donors, and members (such as members of a church, club, or sports team) are NOT eligible for nonprofit offers.


Nonprofit Grant Offers1

Nonprofit Discount Offers2

Volunteer Use Benefit3

Not eligible for any nonprofit associated use rights

Paid Staff4


Unpaid Executive Staff5




Contracted Staff (temporary, 3rd party)


Beneficiaries, Members6, Donors


4. License restrictions

Organizations cannot share, transfer, rent, or resell nonprofit licenses or subscriptions with/to other organizations or individuals even if they are part of the same group. If the group has both nonprofit and for-profit organizations in its legal structure, nonprofit offers are only permitted for the eligible nonprofit organizations. Additionally, groups with centrally managed information technology (IT) systems are only eligible for one grant account. Please contact Microsoft to learn more about enterprise licensing options.

5. Non-discrimination

Microsoft values and respects individual and cultural differences and is committed to providing an inclusive environment that is welcoming and free from discrimination.
Therefore, organizations are not eligible to participate in the Microsoft nonprofit program if they have a policy or mission of discrimination in hiring, compensation, promotion, termination, retirement, training, programs, and/or services based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership, or veteran status.
The only exception to this policy is for religious organizations that are exempt from laws that prohibit such discrimination.

Achieve a better user Experience

Clark-Ritchotte Communications bundles these offers and connects them with our support tools and services, to offer a intergrated suite offering a streamlined user experience.

Elevate your Organization Today 

If your ready to speak about how Clark-Ritchotte can help you elevate your organization, brand and user/customer experience please contact us today.