Microsoft Community Tenant

The Microsoft Community Tenant provides a platform for community organizations to plan, manage, and host user group meetings and virtual events, as well as collaborate with their attendees, using Microsoft Teams. Access to a shared Community Organizer team connects community leaders around the world, fosters collaboration, and offers best practices and resources to bring people together. With an E5 license, team owners will have access to additional Microsoft technologies to help support their community engagement.

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Who qualifies for the Microsoft Community Tenant?

Not-for-profit organizations organizing Events, User Groups, and Community Days focused on Microsoft products and services hosting a minimum of one event or meeting per year.

Qualified organizations will need to provide contacts for two distinct real-life owners who will be named owners. Each organization will be required to complete periodic post-event surveys to continue use of the Microsoft Community Tenant.

*non-profit status (i.e., 501c3) is not required, however, commercial organizations do not qualify.

What do qualified communities get?

Microsoft Teams

Access to a team, private to your organization. This team is yours to customize and can be used to host virtual events, manage pre-event and post-event content, and enable continued collaboration with your community between the times you meet.

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Five E5 Licenses

Each group or event leader will receive a account with Microsoft 365 tools, limited to five (5) per team.

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Best practices

Receive guidance and resources from Microsoft experts to help you get the most out of your community events.

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Connect and share best practices with community organizers around the world and gain access to shared presentations.

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Included with Your E5 License

Applications​: Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Microsoft Office mobile app, and Office online​

Email & Calendar: Outlook, Exchange​

Social: SharePoint, Yammer​

Meetings & Voice​: Microsoft Teams – Regular meetings, webinars with registration, Teams Live Events for large productions.

Files & Content​: OneDrive for Business, Microsoft Stream, Sway

Task Management: Microsoft PowerApps, Planner, Microsoft To-Do​

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