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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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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
Second Year of Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grants Awarded
He made a vow. When his 16-year-old daughter died from an illness doctors could not diagnose, Allen Bailochan Tuladhar promised he would carry out her dream to help young people in Nepal obtain better access to technology and computer science education. In the 10 years since Ellaine’s passing, it’s a vow Tuladhar has kept. He has established a foundation in...
Jun 26, 2017 11:20 AM ET
Technology for Human Rights: UN Human Rights Office Announces Landmark Partnership with Microsoft
GENEVA and REDMOND, Wash., May 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday announced a landmark five-year partnership with Microsoft Corp. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will provide a grant of $5 million (USD) to support the work of the UN Human Rights Office. This represents an unprecedented level of support from a private-sector...
May 16, 2017 1:00 PM ET
Microsoft Philanthropies Expands Program that Sends Tech Company Volunteers into High Schools to Teach Computer Science
REDMOND, Wash., May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Microsoft Philanthropies on Monday announced the expansion of TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools), which pairs technology professionals with teachers to “co-teach” computer science. The TEALS program will add nearly 100 schools in the United States,...
May 15, 2017 6:00 PM ET