In an effort to support organizations during these uncertain times, hundreds of tech companies are offering free use of their product, extended trials, discounts, and more. As a technology resource for associations and chambers of commerce, GrowthZone aggregated this list of relevant and useful programs to help member-based organizations.
As the internet is fluid and the information included here was sourced from various websites; the information is reliable, but not guaranteed. Intended for information only. Products not endorsed by GrowthZone or its affiliates.
RingCentral: Free video conferencing for non-profits
Google: Free premium version of workplace video chat tool. Until July.
Intermedia: Free Video Conferencing (for all of 2020) and Pro Video Conferencing (until 2021).
Vonage: Free Vonage Business Communications services for non-profit organizations within the US, UK, and Australia. 3 months.
Adobe: Free access to Adobe Connect for web conferencing. 90 days, until July 1, 2020.
Vidyard: Free secure video messaging to enhance internal communications for all businesses.
8×8: Free video meetings for all users. Meetings of up to 50 participants without any time restrictions.
Lifesize: All organizations impacted by coronavirus are immediately eligible to use the company’s cloud-based video collaboration platform. 6 months.
Chatfuel: Free access to all Pro plan features for non-profits who are offering emergency aid and information as a public service.
BirdEye: Free access to communicate with customers via text messages, website chat, and bulk text and email messages. 2 months, valid during the month of April 2020.
Numa: Free business messaging platform and virtual answering service to companies impacted by the pandemic.
Whispli: Free platform to keep an open line of communication with employees.
Freshworks: Free and unrestricted use Freshchat and Freshcaller to manage customer queries. For small businesses with less than 50 employees.
Ribbon Communications: Free Work@Home licenses. Until June 30, 2020.
Boardable: Free to manage virtual meetings and committees. 90 days for non-profits who sign on before the end of April.
Otter.ai: Free access to Otter for Teams, which automatically transcribes meetings, distance learning classes, and other things. Sign up for the service by May 1 to add up to ten employees to the service as users. 2 months.
4 major cell phone carriers have committed to:
- Not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
- Waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic.
- Open its Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them.
- Giving customers unlimited smartphone data for the next 60 days.
PRODUCTIVITY AND TEAM COLLABORATION
ClickUp: Free access to the productivity platform
Project44: Free transportation tracking for organizations, including non-profits and NGOs, to help support coronavirus relief and prevention efforts.
Atlassian: Free access to Cloud products for issue-tracking and project-tracking software, including Jira and Confluence.
Flevy: Free, best-practice frameworks used by global management consulting firms.
Microsoft: Free Office 365 E1 Trial, including Microsoft Teams. 6 months.
FarEye: Free access to delivery optimization software for organizations
Scoutbee: Free supplier sourcing for organizations needing COVID supplies.
Zoho: Free suite of 11 Remotely apps. Until July 1, 2020.
Smartsheet: Free templates that can be used to build a coronavirus preparedness dashboard, rich with CDC documentation and other resources, and related sheets and forms.
PandaDoc: Free eSign plan with unlimited users, unlimited document uploads, unlimited eSignatures, and payment processing.
Docusign: Free access to Docusign for managing electronic agreements.
Lucidchart: Free single user account with access to Lucidchart introductory library and basic templates.
Calendly: Free Zoom and GoToMeeting integrations for online appointment scheduling. Through June 30, 2020.
Evernote: Free sign up and access of Evernote Basic plan.
GanttPRO: Free, chart-based software for project planning and management. For non-profits. Until August 15, 2020.
Nimbus Note: Free Business Version. For the next few months.
Threads: Free access to collaboration tools and Pro/Team plans for all users. Through July 1, 2020.
RedmineUP: Free Small Plan for 10 users. Until the end of 2020.
Kissflow: Free trial of this SaaS-based business process management (BPM) and workflow automation tool. 14 days.
undamail: Free of remote-team-management software. 3 months.
Avaya: Free Business Edition cloud meeting and team collaboration solution of Avaya Spaces. For non-profit organizations. Through August 31, 2020.
JotForm: Free healthcare forms non-profits.
Range: Free “team success” tool used by Twitter, Carta, Pocket, and more. Available to non-profits.
Airfocus: Free starter plan to create Kanban roadmaps, generate prioritization matrices, and more. 6 months.
Wildix: Free Wildix Collaboration for communication between employees. 6 months.
Ubersuggest: Free plan for Neil Patel’s Ubersuggest, to generate keywords for content marketing strategy and production.
SALES AND MARKETING
Benchmark: Free trial of email marketing solution.
Hatchbuck: Free trial of the company’s all-in-one sales and marketing platform.
Chamaileon.io: Free plan for email design editor tool.
GoDaddy: Free version of the company’s website builder with built-in marketing tools.
Wistia: Free video-hosting services for non-profits using video to support current community needs.
TigerConnect: Free trial of email marketing solution.
Shutterstock Free Resources: Free images, virtual backgrounds, videos, and music.
Unbounce: Free access to landing pages, pop-ups, stick bars for non-profit organizations.
3 months. Any time before June 1, 2020.
Affinity: Free trial of all creative and publishing tools. 90 days.
Hyperproof: Free software to help stay compliant with privacy regimes in the U.S. and Europe.
Hootsuite: Free access for Hootsuite Professional social media management to small businesses and non-profits. Until July 1, 2020.
Igneous: Free access to DataDiscover visibility service. Until September 2020.
Espressive: Free Rapid Assistance Program to help enterprise organizations automate IT help desks. 90 days.
Support.com: Free tech support to anyone working or studying remotely right now.
SECURITY, REMOTE ACCESS, AND FILE-SHARING
Okta: Free access to Single Sign-On (SSO) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).
Ping Identity: Free cloud single sign-on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA).
1Password: Free business accounts to share logins and other important resources with remote workers. First 6 months.
Push Technology: Free, real-time enterprise-grade data delivery. Until October, 2020.
Surfshark: VPN plans to small businesses (up to ten employees). 6 months.
Slashtop: Free licenses to Business Access remote access software. 60 Days.
SentinelLabs: Free cybersecurity platform SentinelOne Core. Monday, March 16 – Friday, May 16, 2020.
eClick: Free remote access Basic Starter Package to assist remote workers. Next 3 months.
Commvault: Free Metallic Endpoint Backup and Recovery with unlimited Microsoft Azure backup storage. Through September 1, 2020.
Webroot: and Carbonite: Free trial of Webroot Business Endpoint Protection, DNS Protection, and Security Awareness Training. 60 days.
Dynatrace: Free trial access to the Dynatrace® Software Intelligence Platform. Through May 19, 2020.
ManageEngine: Free fully functional products for remote security access. Until July 1, 2020.
AdGuard: Free licenses during COVID-19 pandemic to block cross-platform ads and tracking.
Box: Free secure file sharing and collaboration platform. 3 months.
Workable: Free use of the video interviewing software and access to a library of COVID-19 response content.
Lever: Free video interviewing for 1:1s and panels via Zoom Integration. The software enables scheduling and joining Zoom meetings from within its app.
Harver: Free pre-employment assessment platform for hiring at scale for those affected by COVID-19. Offer valid for at least 60 days.
OutMatch: Free access to video interviewing platform—pre-recorded and live video interviewing to screen and hire candidates, 100 percent virtually. 60 days.
ClarityWave: Free access to Clarity Wave employee engagement software. 3 months.
Workhuman: Free special editions of Life Events® and Conversations® products to motivate employees to establish and deepen relationships and build trust. Until March 2021.
Breezy: Free live video interview and assessment capabilities to all organizations. For at least 60 days.
OTHER BUSINESS SOFTWARE
Qualtrics: Free for all organizations to use Qualtrics Remote Work Pulse.
Autodesk: Free access to select Autodesk products and services. For commercial use.
TechSmith: Free licenses to Snagit screen capture software and Video Review software. Through June 30, 2020.
Wave: Free financial software solutions (accounting, bookkeeping, invoicing) for small businesses.
Kabbage: Free account through Kabbage Payments, sharing your custom gift certificate URL on your website, through social media, and in other communications.
SurveyMonkey: Free questionnaire templates written by survey research experts to gather data/feedback from employees, customers, and broader groups impacted by the coronavirus.
Ureeka: Free platform access using the code “UreekaHelp” and a guaranteed one-hour session with a mentor to talk about unique business challenges.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Headspace: Free meditations to listen to anytime.
Calm: Free resources from Calm to take help stay grounded, including content to support mental and emotional wellness.
Aura: Free access to the company’s mindfulness app. 3 months.
Core Power Yoga: Free access to a new collection of online classes every week.
Peloton: Free trial of its subscription workout app. doesn’t require a Peloton-branded bike or treadmill. 90 days.
Audible (Amazon): Free stories for kids of all ages to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet. For as long as schools are closed.
ibd: Millions of free books, audiobooks, magazine articles, and more. Available to anyone for 30 days.
Moz: Free Moz Academy courses. Promo code: wegotthis
Linkedin: Free 16 learning courses.
Scholastic: Free five days of content; 15 additional days is on the way.
Powtoon: Free classroom education plans for all teachers, educators, and schools. Free, premium access to NGOs, and non-profits, and charities. Through June 30.
Brit.co: Free DIY classes. Use discount code “selfcare” at checkout. Next 1-2 weeks.
Nikon: Free photography courses. Through April.
FUN, ENTERTAINING, and WHY NOT?
Rev: Free, unlimited call recorder app on the iOS app store.
Netflix Party: Watch Netflix with friends online. Free Chrome extension.
Zencastr: Free Hobbyist plans will have no recording time limits or limits on the number of people in your recording. Effective through July 1, 2020.
Sling Free: Free access to thousands of shows and movies
Noisli: Free Business Plan with unlimited access to Noisli, which provides background sounds to mask distracting noises and create a personal sound environment. For team members. 2 months.
Shopify: Free trial for all new customers. 90 days.
Android Authority: Apps and games you can get for free while stuck at home.
Dealhack: A compilation of over 100 websites, educational institutions, and other businesses that offer free services and programs not just for home-based learning but also for your general well-being throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.