Google Apps for Nonprofits
by Trish Perkins
VISTA volunteer @ FaithAction International House
• Why Google Apps for Education?
Registered non-profits with current 501(c)(3) status in the U.S. now
qualify for Google Apps Nonprofit Edition.
To get started, just complete the Nonprofit Edition sign-up form
We'll verify your 501(c)(3) status using your 9-digit Employee ID Number,
and contact you about the status of your Edition upgrade via email.
• What if I already have a Google Apps account?
If you already have a Google Apps account and you have 501(c)(3)
status, you can request an upgrade to the Nonprofit/Education Edition.
Signing up is easy...
Base Offering Includes:
7+GB inbox quota
No ads for students
Web-based standard support
Potential for lifetime account
Mobile device functionality
Customizable logo and colors
No cost from Google, but costs staff labor and based on
UNCG’s choices for implementation, cost for servers
Gmail offering includes:
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption
Redundant storage at multiple sites
UNCG control of authentication and account creation
HIPAA, FERPA and Sensitive Data
Student-user could suppress FERPA directory
information, as now
Send email directing students to a secure alternative for
For Much, Much More
Check out the GoogleApps Channel on YouTube
Notes from the NTEN conference, 2008
Google Apps for Nonprofits Page
To Donna Newton of the Consortium: She Inspires!
To Todd Sutton at UNCG for some of the slides
VISTA for widening horizons and the opportunity to serve