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Box Starter Edition, 10 User Licenses

Box Starter Edition, 10 User Licenses
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  • Platform: Multiple platforms
  • Format: Online
  • Product ID: G-49256
  • Availability: Available

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Box Starter Edition is an online file-sharing, content management, and collaboration service for small teams of up to 10 people.

This donation provides 10 perpetual user licenses for Box Starter Edition. The licenses do not expire or need to be renewed. See the Subscription Details tab for more information about the subscription.

Benefits for Organizations

You can use Box to

  • Speed up collaboration by allowing users to access, share, and review time-sensitive work in the cloud in real time from any device, instead of through traditional file-transfer applications and internal servers
  • Manage programs more efficiently by consolidating all files in a single platform that allows for collaboration and file sharing with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Streamline funding development and partnerships if you work at a foundation by creating a grant submission and approval process with Box
  • Manage geographically dispersed staff and beneficiaries by creating folder structures with content specific to regional offices

Read success stories, visit the Box community for nonprofits to learn how other nonprofits are using Box, and see Box's matrix of nonprofit use cases (PDF).

Major Capabilities

  • File sharing: Share and access your files from anywhere on any device without a VPN. In addition to the Box web app, accessible via any platform, Box offers mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry.
  • Desktop sync: All of your files can be securely and automatically synced between your desktop and your online Box folders with Box apps for Windows and Mac.
  • Collaboration: Box supports document version history, real-time updates, email notifications, comments, and tasks.
  • Security: You can configure permissions and privileges for all types of users to restrict their access. Data stored on Box is protected with SSL, 256-bit AES encryption and meets both EU and Swiss Safe Harbor certification.
  • Software integration: Use Box apps to access content in Box through other applications like Microsoft Office and Office 365. Box for Office and Google Docs helps you open, edit, and share Box files directly from those applications. See available Box apps.

You can learn more on


Box provides phone and online support. You can open support tickets on the Box Community page.

Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

When TechSoup approves your donation request, we will send a message to your organization email address with instructions for obtaining and activating this product.

Subscription Details

System Requirements Web browser and Internet connection
Storage Limits

100 GB total storage space; 2 GB maximum file size.

If your organization needs more storage space or files up to 5 GB, you can request a 50 percent discount on one of Box's business plans through TechSoup. Plans are offered for organizations with up to 25 employees and more than 25 employees.

Perpetual Licenses

This donation provides 10 perpetual licenses. They do not expire or need to be renewed.

If your organization needs more than 10 users, you can request a 50 percent discount on one of Box's business plans through TechSoup. Plans are offered for organizations with up to 25 employees and more than 25 employees.

Existing Subscribers Ineligible You can request this donation only if you do not already have a paid Box subscription.
Previewing Box You can try Box by signing up for a free Box Personal Edition account. If you request this offer, you will have to create a Box Starter account using a different email address from the one used to create your Personal account.

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Quantity: Organizations may request one product within the lifetime of the organization.
  • Budget: Organizations with annual operating budgets of any size are eligible for donated products in this program.
  • Nonprofits and libraries only: Products in this program are available to qualifying nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries. Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database.
  • Organization types: The following organization types are not eligible to request donated products in this program.
    • Educational institutions, including K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and trade schools
    • Hospitals, organizations involved with health insurance or group health plans, and related organizations
    • Credit unions
    • Government agencies
    • Loan or credit reporting organizations
    • Employee or membership benefit organizations
  • Existing customers: Organizations that already have paid subscriptions to Box products are not eligible to renew those subscriptions with products in this program.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request Box products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organizations 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. Organizations 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 organizations must be willing and able to provide information to for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell products.