The Autodesk Donation Program

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Autodesk Restrictions

  • Quantity: Organisations may request up to 10 Autodesk subscriptions per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30).
  • Budget: Organisations with annual operating budgets of $10 million or less are eligible for products in this programme.
  • Nonprofits and libraries only: Products in this program are available only to qualifying nonprofitsBe (1) an approved bodies authorised for tax relief on donations; (2) a charitable organisation registered with the CRA; (3) a sports body with tax exemption; or (4) a company limited by guarantee registered with the CRO and operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit
  • Organisation types: The following organisation types are not eligible to request products in this program.
    • Legislative and political activity organisations
    • Advocacy organisations
    • Employee membership benefit organisations
    • Religious organisations without a secular community designation. To have a secular designation, an organisation must provide services to people regardless of their religious beliefs and must not propagate a belief in a specific faith. It must also have a tax ID (CHY/RCN/CRO) separate from that of the church or religious organisation.
  • Existing customers: Organisations that requested any Autodesk product outside of a donation program within the past three years are not eligible for this donation without approval from the Autodesk Foundation.
  • Terms of service: Organisations that request Autodesk products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • License termination: Autodesk reserves the right to terminate licenses at any time if
    • An organisation fails to meet the eligibility requirement as determined by and at the sole discretion of Autodesk and its strategic partners
    • An organization fails to maintain membership with Enclude
    • Autodesk and Enclude terminate their relationship
    • An organisation transfers or resells, or attempts to transfer or resell, an Autodesk product
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organisations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organisations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive donations.
  • Case study: Recipient organisations must be willing and able to provide information to Autodesk for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this programme to qualifying organisations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organisations may not transfer or resell Autodesk products.