Non Profit & Higher Education

When Marc Benioff started in 1999, he knew that he wanted to incorporate philanthropy into his business practices. A year after founding he used his personal resources to launch the Foundation. At that time, Mr. Benioff had a simple, yet powerful, vision for his new Foundation–donate 1% of’s equity, 1% of his employees’ time, and 1% of his product to improving communities around the world.

How can the Foundation help my organization?

The Foundation:

  • Can donate up to 10 Enterprise Edition licenses per qualifying organization
  • Gives discounts on additional licenses, products and/or services from
  • Gives discounts on training
  • Gives discounts on events
  • Gives access to nonprofit and higher education specific user groups, events and webinars

How can I utilize Salesforce in my Non-Profit or Higher Education organization?

While some non-profit organizations use Salesforce to create their own custom applications, many use the free Non-Profit Starter Pack application to manage their business processes. With the Non-Profit Starter Pack organizations can:

  • Manage individual donors and their donations, memberships, relationships and company affiliations
  • Create and manage Households and household giving
  • Create and manage recurring gifts and payments

How can, LLC help Non-Profits and Higher Education?

Our Dallas based practice has the experienced business and technical staff who have helped other non-profits configure and use For your organization we can offer the following:

  • A 10% discount on our rates for professional services
  • A quick start program to get you up and running for a fixed fee
  • Assistance in migrating your legacy data into
  • Training for development, event management, communications, and volunteer management staff
  • Administrator support so you can concentrate on your mission
  • Advice on other applications you might need (many applications are free):
    • Mass Email for Newsletters
    • Volunteer Management
    • Event Management
    • Matching Gifts
    • Grantmaking
    • Payment Processing

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