Five corporate employees in an office smiling and talking together as they look at a desktop monitor.

Get started

The Power of Us Program provides discounted Salesforce technology to educational institutions and nonprofit organizations looking to get started with the world’s #1 CRM platform. Once your application for the program is approved, you will be able to log in to the Power of Us portal to view your subscriptions and offers. Your organization must be in compliance with Salesforce’s Acceptable Use Policy.opens in a new window

More than 56,000 nonprofit organizations and educational institutions started their journey with the Power of Us Program.

A person at home sitting at her desk typing on a laptop.

Apply to the Power of Us Program

Follow these steps to submit your application:

Step 1: Review the Eligibility Criteriaopens in a new window
See eligibility criteria in: Germanopens in a new window, Frenchopens in a new window, Dutchopens in a new window

Step 2: Log inopens in a new window to the Power of Us portal to submit your application.
Be sure to have your Tax ID Number and Legal Documentation: 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) IRS determination letter in the U.S., or relevant tax document for your country, found hereopens in a new window.

Step 3: Log inopens in a new window to the Power of Us portal to select your products.
Once you receive an approval email, log back into the Power of Us Portal with your Trailblazer profile to select your discounted product.

* Future purchases may be subject to sales tax in certain states and municipalities; 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) status does not determine state and local tax exemption. Be sure to upload your state or local tax exemption certificate during the application process, if applicable.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Allow up to three days for the application to be reviewed and processed after submission.

We strongly recommend you identify a system administrator and a consulting partner before requesting a product to ensure you’re fully leveraging the platform for your institution’s specific needs.

Join the Hub in the Trailblazer Community to connect with other folks in the nonprofit, higher ed, and K–12 sectors who are using Salesforce.

A Salesforce org (or trial) is not required to complete your Power of Us application. Please apply and you will be provisioned a Salesforce org with your licenses.

The trial is not required to apply for the Power of Us Program. Please note that your trial org will not convert to production after you apply, so we ask that you do not begin implementation in the trial org. The trial will deactivate after 30 days.

  • Ensure the name on the certificate matches the name used in your application.
  • Enter “Salesforce, Inc.” as the seller on the tax-exempt certificate.
  • Make sure the tax-exempt certificate is signed.

Other Discounted Technology

A Tableau cluster analysis screen, where cluster groups, each with a different color, are grouped together.


Tableau is the AI-powered analytics platform that helps you make better decisions and act on your data. Check out Tableau Desktop Offeringopens in a new window through our partner, TechSoup.

Explore more resources

A smiling Salesforce Trailblazer in a hoodie with five graphical icons surrounding him, one of which is a Ranger hat.

Join the Trailblazer Community.

Ask questions and join discussions.

A nonprofit leader standing at the head of a conference table with two of her colleagues seated next to her.

Learn more about Salesforce for Nonprofits.

Grow impact with data intelligence and insights.

Four students sitting together at a conference table in a library with papers and books spread before them.

Learn more about Salesforce for Education.

Boost productivity and power your institution for lifelong impact.