Awarded close to 300 donated salesforce.com licenses specifically targeted to international
NGOs since September 2005, at a current market value donation of over $200,000.
These international NGOs are using salesforce.com to track and mange their donors,
volunteers, clients and patients around the world enabling less money to be spent on
administration and more on their important missions. Approximately 20 international NGOs have benefited from the license donation program.Announced 'Turn It Up Grant' focused specifically on awarding on two thirds of the grant
money to international NGOs.
The commitment is being executed by business partners such as Appirio and Blue Wolf. The products and services donated are estimated to be worth over $20 million in value. Partnering with international organizations such as Room to Read, the UN World Food Programme and the International Red Cross has offered the project a critical global dimension. Technology received by the various NGOs has dramatically increased their efficiency and accessibility to vital web-based data and information.
Salesforce.com has donated technology solutions to over 3,200 international NGOs in 56 countries, enabling the NGOs to use web-based technologies to help power their respective missions. The company has also forged partnerships with organizations such as Google, Adobe and the United Nations to develop sophisticated and integrated tools to help these NGOs increase their ability to raise funds more effectively, measure the progress on their core programs, improve management of volunteers, and interact with clients more efficiently.
To date, the Salesforce.com Foundation has donated 240 new licenses for their technology, to 13 organizations that work in developing countries, for the total value of $300,000 (including $50,000 in grants). The 13 organizations that were newly introduced to Salesforce.com's technology are: UN Asia World Food Programme, Oneworld UK, St. Worldwide Surgery, The Educational AIDS Mission, India Literacy Project, Scojo Foundation, EarthChild - Peace 2000 Institute, Transfair USA, Grassroots Soccer, Polaris Project, Global Footprint Network, Awassa Children's Project, Hope Foundation, NESsT and HelpArgentina.
- The project has donated technology product to over 3,600 NGOs in 58 countries ranging from India to South Africa to Mexico.