Charity Software Suppliers

Software Suppliers

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Donation schemes for Registered Charities:

Charity Technology Exchange (CTX)
Tel: 0207 785 6415

The CTX Programme offers donated technology products from Partners such as Microsoft, Symantec and Cisco to eligible UK Registered Charities and Charitable Housing Associations.

Adobe Gifts-in-Kind

For primary and secondary schools and qualified nonprofit organisations/NGOs in the UK - Eligible organisations can receive up to four packages from the selected software list per year (one licensed user per package) for $300 (a massive saving for 4 copies of Photoshop or Acrobat Pro) & the transaction can either be sent by fax or by post. Expect delivery within 28 days. Application form.

Salesforce Foundation

Provides free and reduced cost licenses for their specialist Customer Management System.


Provides a free, entry level version of its award-winning AIMS (Advice and Information Management) Database to not-for-profit organisations.

Download it here. fully operational, IT contains everything you need to start capturing details of your clients, the work you do and the outcomes you achieve.

AVG Antivirus & Security Software

Provides significantly discounted antivirus software to Registered charities. The discount offered is at AVG's discretion and proof of status is required.

IT for Charities

Classes itself as the IT Resource Guide for UK charities and not-for-profit organisations and has sections dedicated to appropriate software and other resources, many of whom offer charitable discounts.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO):

Tel: 020 7713 6161 (general enquiries) / 020 7520 2414 (membership enquiries) / FREE HelpDesk 0800 2 798 798

Membership benefits include access to I.T. Good Practice Guides and further reduced purchase costs from several of the suppliers listed below.

Charities can purchase software at significantly reduced prices from specialist suppliers including:

Pugh Computers
Tel: 01974 200201

Phoenix Software
Tel: 0870 836 8000 (ask for voluntary sector sales)

Civica Services Ltd (formally Sanderson MSL Ltd)
Tel: 020 7760 2802

Tel: 01453 872777

(providers of security software e.g. Antivirus products)

Tel: 01462 499599


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