Microsoft of Pakistan:
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 giving program if they have a policy or mission of discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training or services, promotion, termination, and/or retirement 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.
In addition 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.
A nonprofit organization has paid staff as well as volunteers. Employment taxes as well as state and federal workplace rules are typically the same as those for for-profit organizations. Salaries are generally lower, but the type of nonprofit an individual works for makes a significant difference in the pay scale. University presidents and hospital CEOs work for nonprofit organizations and earn salaries comparable to those holding similar roles in for-profit organizations, whereas a person operating an animal rescue typically earns less.
Any organization that does not meet the criteria outlined above for eligible nonprofit missions is ineligible for Microsoft nonprofit programs. Ineligible organizations include, without limitation.
Nonprofit licenses and subscriptions are intended only for employees of eligible nonprofit organizations. The only exception is for strategic volunteers who have significant fiduciary responsibilities for the organization and who will not use the license for personal use that results in income to the volunteer, such as members of the organization’s Board of Directors. Members or beneficiaries of the nonprofit organization are NOT eligible for nonprofit licenses or subscriptions.