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The Microsoft YouthSpark program is one of the ways that they fulfill their role of corporate citizenship, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the youth of today with the training and access they need to compete in the modern digital world.
According to Microsoft, more than 75 million young people around the planet suffer from a lack of unemployment, and do not have the skills and opportunities to improve their lives. Microsoft's stated ambition for their YouthSpark program is to help close that divide between those who have no access to training and digital skills and those who do not, in order to help benefit the global economy and the future of the young people of the world
YouthSpark Summer Camps
Microsoft's YouthSpark Hub
Microsoft's YouthSpark Live
As part of its corporate citizenship commitment, Microsoft's YouthSpark program provides cash grants to certain organizations and groups who share aligning mission goals and the desire to support youth development.
Microsoft also works with eligible organizations and groups with qualifying mission goals to provide software and digital services at no cost.
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