Nonprofit Technical Hub

Resources and content to help you start and advance your cloud journey

Amazon Web Services (AWS) helps nonprofits rapidly innovate with technology while helping reduce the IT management burden. Whether your nonprofit is just starting its cloud journey or developing strategies to transform mission delivery, AWS can help you navigate opportunities to skill up, dive deep, and leverage the cloud to increase your reach and impact. Get started today.

Determine the right solution for your nonprofit

Explore a collection of cloud-based solutions for dozens of technical and business problems, vetted for your nonprofit by AWS. You can use patterns from AWS solutions constructs if you want to build your own well-architected application. Or, browse our collection of AWS solutions implementations if you want to deploy a reference implementation yourself. Choose an AWS solutions consulting offer if you want help from an AWS Competency Partner with deploying, integrating, and managing a solution.

AWS Solutions Constructs

AWS Solutions Constructs

Combine pre-built, well-architected multi-service patterns to create solutions

AWS Solutions Implementations

AWS Solutions Implementations

Deploy vetted architecture directly into your AWS account

AWS Solutions Consulting Offers

AWS Solutions Consulting Offers

Receive help deploying vetted architecture from AWS Competency Partners

Learn the core concepts

Get started with step-by-step tutorials to launch your first application.

STORAGE


Host your personal or simple marketing website on AWS.

COMPUTE


Learn how to launch a clone of your WordPress website onto Amazon Lightsail using the Seahorse software.

COMPUTE


Deploy and host a production-ready Drupal website on Amazon Lightsail.

STORAGE


Securely store and access files at scale in the AWS Cloud.

DATABASES


Learn how to create and connect to a MySQL database with Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS).

SERVERLESS


Follow step-by-step instructions to launch your first serverless web application on AWS.

COMPUTE


Launch, configure, and connect to a Windows instance with Amazon Lightsail.

COMPUTE


Launch, configure and, connect to a Linux instance with Amazon Lightsail.

AWS Nonprofit Office Hours

Join the AWS Nonprofit Office Hours for an interactive service demonstration and participate in an open Q&A session. Take this opportunity to ask technical and business questions and hear what’s on the minds of nonprofit peers.

Ready to get started?

Discover in-demand cloud skills and best practices you can use right away to help advance your career, stay up to date, and innovate in the cloud.

  • Build your foundation
  • Start innovating
  • Build your foundation
  • TRAINING


    See how we can help you build and validate your cloud skills, so you can get more out of the cloud. 

    TRAINING


    AWS Training and Certification offers virtual classes as an ideal way for learners who are unable to travel or prefer to take AWS training online.

    WEB PAGE


    The cloud can expedite the path from idea to execution, helping you step beyond the IT office to communicate value and build consensus among your stakeholders.

    WEBINAR SERIES


    Join us for online presentations led by AWS solutions architects and engineers. AWS Online Tech Talks cover a range of topics and expertise levels. 

  • Start innovating
  • GUIDES


    Our downloadable Ramp-Up Guides offer a variety of resources to help build your knowledge of the AWS Cloud. 

    WEB PAGE


    A collection of living articles that describe how Amazon develops, architects, releases, and operates technology. 

    WEB PAGE


    Organizations can use this framework to design and travel an accelerated path to successful cloud adoption.

    WEB PAGE


    Cloud architects can use this framework to build secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure for their applications.

Nonprofit solution spotlight

We shine a light on resilient, technology driven actions that are creating a positive impact in global communities on the behalf of the environment.

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STEM and content delivery

Learn how Boolean Girl uses Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) to host training videos, giving them better control over content and what shows next to keep the students focused and protected.

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Environmental protection and data science

Hear from Conservation International (CI) and learn how it built a global fire alert system on AWS to better address fire disasters.

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Patient services and modernization

Hear how Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (RMHCDC), enhanced cross organization communication to better support patients and their families.

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Global conflict and data science

Learn how Center For Advanced Defense (C4ADS) finds meaning in a going global with dataset tracking conflict and violence.

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