Microsoft Philanthropies

Microsoft Philanthropies
Technology is a powerful force for improving people's lives. But right now, half the world does not have access to the benefits and opportunities that technology offers. That’s why we're committed to doing more globally to bring the benefits of technology to the people and organizations who need them most. Together with our grantees, partners and employees around the world, we’re working to fulfill Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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Here’s How You Can Join Computer Science Education Week in 2017
As Mary Snapp, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Philanthropies, wrote on the Official Microsoft Blog last month, “Learning to think critically through coding is the single most important step students can take...
Dec 4, 2017 7:55 PM ET
Hour of Code 2017: Unlock an Exciting New World by Taking a ‘Hero’s Journey’
In a few weeks, people around the world will celebrate Computer Science Education Week. Millions of kids and others will participate in an Hour of Code, a global call to action to spend an hour learning the basics of coding. Today, it’s my privilege to announce that Microsoft has...
Nov 14, 2017 1:55 PM ET
Blackbaud and Microsoft to Strengthen Strategic Partnership to Digitally Transform the Nonprofit Sector
BALTIMORE, Md., October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As part of bbcon 2017, Blackbaud (Nasdaq: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), plan to expand their partnership in support of their mutual goals to digitally transform the nonprofit sector. The nonprofit sector...
Oct 18, 2017 2:00 PM ET
Why Microsoft and The Markle Foundation Are Working Together to Connect Workers with New Opportunities in the Digital Economy
Today we announced a three-year partnership between The Markle Foundation and Microsoft Philanthropies. Microsoft is investing more than $25 million over three years in Markle and the expansion of its successful Skillful initiative, first across Colorado and then to other states. This is one of the single biggest...
Jun 28, 2017 9:20 AM ET
The Markle Foundation and Microsoft Partner to Accelerate a Skills-based Labor Market for the Digital Economy
NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash., June 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ — On Wednesday, the Markle Foundation and Microsoft Corp. announced a three-year partnership to expand Markle’s Skillful initiative, a data-driven approach to connecting American workers and businesses in a rapidly evolving labor market. While advances in...
Jun 27, 2017 1:10 AM ET