Frequently asked questions

I’m with a nonprofit

Welcome! Please visit TechSoup to get your token before filling out the Pluralsight One order form.

After filling out the order form, you’ll receive an email approving or denying your request. Payment is not due until you’ve been approved.
 

Please be aware:

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. See eligibility criteria here.

After purchasing Pluralsight One’s Spark, Elevate or Amplify, please visit the Pluralsight Help Center. You’ll discover how to invite your staff or beneficiaries to your Pluralsight plan, and use our tools to get the most out of your learning opportunities.

What is the eligibility criteria for nonprofits?

All organizations that Pluralsight One works with, must be registered 501(c)(3) organizations, or international equivalent, in good standing. See this defined on our partner TechSoup’s website. Not all nonprofit organizations are eligible for Pluralsight One’s products, grants, volunteer support, or in-kind contributions.

Interested organizations must complete the eligibility process through TechSoup for products and PluralsightOne.org -- click here and get your TechSoup token to start this process. Organizations cannot be pre-qualified by Pluralsight employees.

To be eligible for Pluralsight One products, 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

Organizations ineligible for Pluralsight One grants, volunteer support, in-kind contributions, or products include, without limitation:

Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background.

Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive charitable contributions.

Organizations ineligible for Pluralsight One products also include:

  • Educational institutions, including, 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.

I have more questions about Pluralsight platform functionality.

Please visit the Pluralsight Help Center for more information. You may find these specific articles helpful:

I’m an individual, how can I benefit from Pluralsight One?

Pluralsight One works with nonprofits rather than individuals, so please work with providers in your area that can help your specific situation. We do not provide a directory of all the organizations that offer Pluralsight One to their beneficiaries.

If you receive Pluralsight access through Pluralsight One, please visit the Pluralsight Help Center for more guidance on how to use Pluralsight.

Are you a refugee, veteran, job seeker? Please work with providers in your area to get the assistance you need. Pluralsight does not provide discounts to students, military or veterans, or unemployed individuals.

Are you a student in middle school or high school? Your teacher may be eligible for the CSTA+ benefit or Code.org benefit.

Are you a college student? Get the free Azure student benefit.

Pluralsight also works with partners like Grow with Google and Andela to close skill gaps around the world. See even more Pluralsight partnerships you may qualify for, here.

Will Pluralsight One sponsor me? Can I get Pluralsight access for free?
No, we do not accept unsolicited requests for funding, and we do not promote fundraising efforts for organizations. We are not engaging in sponsorships or in-kind contributions at this time. 

Pluralsight One does not provide free licenses to nonprofit organizations or individuals. Pluralsight One does not sponsor individuals. 

I’m with an academic institution

Are you a K-12 teacher?
Get the Pluralsight One CSTA+ benefit if you’re a member. High school Computer Science teachers who are members of CSTA+ can get 12 months of Pluralsight access to over 30 software development courses, as well as an exclusive discount -- here’s how.

Are you a college professor or university staff member?
For questions about products for professors in the higher education sector, please reach out to Pluralsight’s Academic sales team at [email protected]

I want to give to Pluralsight One

Thank you! You can donate to the Pluralsight One fund via Paypal at this link

Contributions will go to Pluralsight One Fund and will be used to advance Pluralsight One’s mission. Contributions are fully tax deductible.

For any questions regarding contribution options, please contact Lindsey Kneuven, Head of Social Impact, at [email protected] 

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.

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 want to provide a volunteer opportunity for Pluralsight employees

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. Use the share code “pluralsight-share” when submitting your opportunity.