Microsoft to Disperse $20 Million in Grants to Nonprofits for Skills Training

Ingrid Lunden | July 01, 2020

Microsoft to Disperse $20 Million in Grants to Nonprofits for Skills Training
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an almost immeasurable negative impact on the wider economy. Specifically in the job market, there have been millions of job losses, and in the U.S. alone unemployment numbers like these have not been seen since the Great Depression. Now, tech companies are slowly stepping up to try to address the crisis, and the latest development on that front comes from Microsoft. The company today announced a wide-ranging, global portal for free skills training for people who are out of work. Alongside that, Microsoft  said it plans to disperse $20 million in grants to nonprofit organizations that are working to help those who have lost jobs due to COVID-19 and subsequent shifts in the economy, and with a specific emphasis on those that are working with groups that are underrepresented in the tech world.

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