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London, 10th September 2013 – Charity Technology Trust (CTT) today announced that UK faith-based organisations will now be able to request donations of more than 250 Microsoft products at savings of 94%

– 96% off the retail list price through its CTXchange technology donation programme.

The news comes as the result of Microsoft changing the eligibility requirements for its global donations programme to include faith-based organisations. The products on offer range from the most up-to-date Office suites and graphic design software to servers.

“Faith-based organisations have a long tradition of community service and making important contributions to public life in the UK and internationally,” said Richard Craig, CEO of CTT. “We are pleased that Microsoft recognises this and we are now able to offer its solutions to these charities through CTXchange thanks the newly expanded eligibility requirements.”

Over a two year period, faith-based charities can request up to 50 licences for up to 10 Microsoft products and up to 5 server products. More information on available products and eligibility can be found here.

About CTXchange
Charity Technology Trust’s CTXchange programme enables eligible charities and charitable housing associations to receive hardware and software products, donated by leading brands, to improve the efficiency of their operations. It is part of a global partnership operated by Techsoup, headquartered in the USA. The programme has helped donate hardware and software to over 12,000 charities.

About Charity Technology Trust (CTT). CTT is an impartial, non-profit-making organisation which provides the charitable sector with information technology and support services including hardware, software and support for e-mail marketing and online payments systems. CTT currently works with over 16,000 charities. Formed in 2001, CTT is the only UK registered charity devoted to improving the operational efficiency of charities through the use of information technology. www.ctt.org | www.twitter.com/Charity_Tech

About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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