Frequently asked questions

Nonprofits

What are the eligibility requirements for nonprofits interested in product, funding or in-kind contributions from Pluralsight One?
Pluralsight One does not accept unsolicited requests for funding and does not offer sponsorships or in-kind contributions at this time. Pluralsight One has developed a suite of product offerings for qualifying groups within the nonprofit and education sectors. Please direct any inquiries to Pluralsight One’s website to learn more about existing nonprofit offerings.

General eligibility criteria: All organizations must be registered 501(c)(3) organizations, or the international equivalent, in good standing. 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 for grants, volunteer support, in-kind contributions or products. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive charitable contributions.

Product eligibility criteria: Additionally, global nonprofit, charitable organizations in good standing that meet the full eligibility requirements by country are eligible for Pluralsight One products. Interested organizations must complete the eligibility process through PluralsightOne.org and cannot be pre-qualified by Pluralsight employees.

In addition to the criteria above, eligible organizations must operate on a not-for-profit basis and have a mission to benefit the local community that could include, but is not limited to: providing relief to those experiencing poverty, improving social welfare, preserving culture, preserving or restoring the environment, promoting human rights, youth development, establishment of civil society.

Not all nonprofit organizations will be eligible for Pluralsight One’s products. Ineligible organizations include, without limitation:

  • Educational institutions, including K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and trade schools
  • Libraries
  • Sports activities and services
  • Government instrumentalities or agencies
  • Professional, commerce, mutual and trade associations
  • Employee or member benefit organizations
  • Political, labor, and fraternal organizations
  • Scientific research organizations
  • Farming and related activities
  • Hospitals, hospital auxiliaries and related healthcare associations
  • Advocacy groups
  • Legislative and political activities except those focused on nonpartisan voter education
  • Religious organizations without a secular community designation. (A secular designation is defined as an organization separate from the church or religious organization that provides services to people regardless of their religious beliefs and does not propagate a belief in a specific faith.)

Is there a discount for nonprofits and/or nonprofit professionals?
Pluralsight One offers products designed to support skill development for nonprofit organizations and their beneficiaries. Learn more about what is available through Pluralsight One here.

Does Pluralsight One donate free licenses to nonprofits?
No. Pluralsight One does not provide free licenses to nonprofit organizations or individuals. We have created deeply discounted nonprofit products to meet the needs of this community.

How do I know if my organization qualifies for the nonprofit product?
Nonprofit, charitable organizations must meet the full eligibility requirements by country and have 501(c)(3) status (or the international equivalent) to be eligible for Pluralsight One products.

Is there a military discount?
Pluralsight One offers the same products and discounts for all eligible nonprofits globally; qualifying nonprofits that support active military members and veterans can access Pluralsight One’s products upon verification of their eligibility and provide access to their beneficiaries directly. Learn more about our nonprofit offerings here.

Is there an offering for those who are unemployed or supported through Tech Hire?
Pluralsight One offers products for all eligible nonprofits globally; qualifying nonprofit organizations that support unemployment, including Tech Hire, can make use of these products internally and/or with the beneficiary populations they support. Learn more about our nonprofit offerings here.

Education

Does Pluralsight One donate free licenses to classes or schools?
Pluralsight One provides both free and deeply discounted product offerings to computer science learners and educators through its partnerships with Code.org and CSTA.

Does Pluralsight One offer courses for kids?
Pluralsight One does not offer courses for kids. Pluralsight courses are designed for intermediate to advanced technologists. Pluralsight One has partnered with Code.org through both product and funding to create supplemental learning opportunities for youth (age 13 or above) while strengthening the computer science content and resources available globally for computer science teachers and learners. . Learn more about our work with Code.org here.

Is there a discount for teachers or educational institutions?
Pluralsight One is proud to offer products to empower computer science teachers (and students) in the K-12 education space through partnerships with Code.org and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA). Learn more about our what is available through our partnerships with Code.org and CSTA here.

For questions about products for the students and teachers in the higher education sector, please reach out to Pluralsight’s Academic sales team at academia@pluralsight.com.

Is there a student discount?
Pluralsight One is proud to offer products to empower computer science students in the K-12 education space through our partnership with Code.org. Learn more about what is available here.

For questions about products for the students and teachers in the higher education sector, please reach out to Pluralsight’s Academic sales team at academia@pluralsight.com.

For students in the higher education section, Pluralsight is proud to partner with Microsoft Imagine (formerly known as Dreamspark) for access to the Pluralsight platform. Learn more here.

Volunteerism

My nonprofit is in search of volunteers. How do I engage Pluralsight employees as volunteers with my organization?
Pluralsight One welcomes volunteer opportunities and supports both direct service and skills-based projects around the globe. Nonprofits can submit global volunteer opportunities for review and approval by the Pluralsight One team through the Benevity platform. Once reviewed, approved volunteer opportunities will be visible for all employees and will be promoted internally to individuals based on the requests and needs. Learn more about submitting your opportunity here.

What is Pledge 1%? How does it relate to Pluralsight One?
Pledge 1% is a global movement that encourages and challenges individuals and companies to Pledge 1% of equity, profit, product, and/or employee time for their communities. Pluralsight has committed to pledge 1% toward equity, profit, product, and time.

Contributions

Does Pluralsight One accept contributions?
Yes, contributions will go to Pluralsight One Fund* and will be used to advance Pluralsight One’s mission. Contributions will be fully tax deductible and can be made via PayPal on PluralsightOne.org. For any questions regarding contribution options, please contact Lindsey Kneuven, Head of Social Impact, at impact@pluralsightone.org. *Pluralsight One Fund is a corporate advised fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity registered in the United States, EIN# 20-5205488.

What is Pluralsight One Fund*?
Pluralsight One Fund* is a corporate advised fund that houses Pluralsight One’s charitable funds including equity contributions, revenue earned through Pluralsight One product sales and other funding streams. As Pluralsight’s fully philanthropic entity, all social impact investments are made via Pluralsight One Fund. *Pluralsight One Fund is a corporate advised fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity registered in the United States, EIN# 20-5205488.

Investments

What are the plans for Pluralsight One investments?
Pluralsight One’s first grant funded investment will begin in 2019. The full grant strategy, priority focus areas and, annual grantmaking portfolios will be shared internally and on PluralsightOne.org.

I am a nonprofit or individual seeking sponsorship, funding or fundraising support. Can I get funding for my project or organization through Pluralsight One?
Pluralsight One is committed to creating lasting impact by focusing on our strategic priorities. In keeping with that commitment, we do not accept unsolicited requests for funding, promote fundraising efforts for organizations, and are not engaging in sponsorships at this time. Pluralsight One does not sponsor individuals.