Providing economic development organizations and their communities with the resources to begin their cloud journey
Introduction to AWS CloudStart
AWS CloudStart is a global program designed to support economic development in communities that are just beginning their cloud journey. With AWS CloudStart, economic development organizations (EDOs) can support digital transformation and stimulate business growth. The program offers access to AWS Promotional Credits, cloud training, practice labs, and other resources at no cost.
With AWS CloudStart, organizations can use AWS technology to support economic growth, promote innovation, build the intellectual capital needed to excel in the digital economy, and ultimately, help attract new economic activity.
Organizations Making an Impact With AWS CloudStart
“We are very grateful for the support of AWS CloudStart, and look forward to cementing our collaboration. Such support will certainly help our innovative companies grow and scale.”
– Reem Goussous, Managing Director, Endeavor Jordan
"The City of Flagstaff is excited to see Moonshot at NACET collaborating with AWS. Entrepreneurs not only have great facilities and staff support here, they will receive a digital toolkit to help further assist them in their work."
– Heidi Hansen, Economic Vitality Director, City of Flagstaff
"As small businesses leverage a broader portfolio of digital solutions, they can see an increase in agility, while simultaneously lowering costs and reducing time to innovation."
– Zandile Keebine, Chairwoman, GirlCode
Benefits of AWS CloudStart
AWS Promotional Credits
AWS Promotional Credits are designed to help organizations get started on AWS.
Develop Basic Cloud Skills
Get the most out of your AWS CloudStart program with training guides, videos, and other resources that will help you get started with AWS.
Practice Labs and Quick Start Guides
Get hands-on practice in a live AWS environment with AWS services and cloud scenarios.
Who Can Apply for AWS CloudStart?
Government Technology Organizations
Financial Technology Organizations
Healthcare Technology Organizations
Education Technology Organizations
Getting Started With AWS CloudStart
EDOs select up to 100 organizations that will receive the sponsor ID.
Select organizations with their sponsor ID fill out their application to access AWS Promotional Credits and other benefits.
Once the application is approved by the AWS CloudStart team, select organizations can start using the credits to leverage the power of the AWS Cloud.
For additional information on how to apply to AWS CloudStart, visit our FAQ guide.