FileMaker Inc., today announced special pricing on its FileMaker 5.5 Pro software product to non-profit organizations.
“Today, FileMaker Pro is the database software of choice for thousands of non-profit workgroups, thanks to its power and ease of use,” said Dominique Goupil, FileMaker president. “These special prices are part of our focus on serving even better the needs of price-sensitive workgroups.”
FileMaker pro 5.5 will be available to non-profit organizations beginning Feb. 1, 2002 for US$149 per copy (regularly $249), in quantities of 10 or more. FileMaker is also extending the offer to upgrades from earlier versions of the product. Upgrades from earlier FileMaker Pro versions can be purchased for $99 per copy (regularly $149), quantity of 10 or more required.
Larger discounts are available on purchases of 50 or more FileMaker Pro licenses. Organizations must prove 501 (c) (3) IRS tax status to take advantage of these special prices. These prices are valid in North America only.
Qualifying non-profit organizations should contact participating resellers or FileMaker at 800-725-2747 to purchase. Additional information is available in a
FileMaker isn’t the only organization offering non-profit customers a deal. 4D Inc. announced late last year they would make its 4D Academic Standard Edition available to non-profit and academic institutions free. The 4D Academic Standard Edition includes: the 4D application, 4D Runtime and additional 4D utilities.
The 4D Academic Program is designed to “empower the next generation of industry software professionals by offering them access to 4D applications, and to help not-for-profit organizations develop the means to compete in today’s market,” Coveney said. Beyond free and deeply discounted product prices,
4D’s Academic Program
makes available free lesson plans, example databases that illustrate relational database application design, theory and more.