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Dec042009

Microsoft donates $7.3 Million to help Latin America and Caribbean communities

As part of Microsoft’s efforts to promote jobs, opportunities, education and innovation through its Unlimited Potential initiative, the company at Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) VII Inter-American Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility announced, its annual round of donations to Community Technology Centers (CTCs). Twenty-five nonprofit organizations in the region will receive a combined $1.925 million (U.S.) in cash, and another 155 institutions will receive software donations equivalent to $5.413 million (U.S.) in an effort to support regional work-force development, promote micro-entrepreneurship through professional and technology skills training in CTCs, and strengthen the nonprofits’ own IT infrastructure.

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