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Avanade, NPower NY and Microsoft invite local nonprofits to apply for an “Xtreme Techover” organizational makeover, to help transform their community technology centers and administrative systems to better serve their communities.  Organizations can apply online by May 26, 2006 at

One nonprofit will receive the grand prize, consisting of:

  • Consulting services worth $150,000 – including two consultants for 4-6 weeks – from Avanade, the leading global integrator specializing in the Microsoft enterprise platform
  • $50,000 in software licenses and $50,000 for physical improvements to a technology center or training from Microsoft
  • Server and storage value of $150,000 from Network Appliances

Second and third place winners will receive an online Microsoft certification course and access to an online library of the latest technical and business books.

All applicants will receive a free one-year membership or auto-renewal to NPower NY, which includes access to discounted or free volunteer resources, software, hardware, workshops and Webinars.  Winners will be announced at a June 20th breakfast for all applicants.

Deadline:        May 26, 2006
Who’s Eligible:  New York/New Jersey metro region nonprofit organizations that are registered as a 501(c)(3), have between 20 and 50 technology users, not affiliated with any school or hospital organization, and currently have an on-site community technology center delivering technology access to its constituents.

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2006 3:53 AM | Back to top

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