Atlassian Raises $1 Million for Room to Read through Sales of Starter Licenses

Atlassian, a leader in software for accelerating product development and collaboration,  announced on March 2, 2011 the company will mark $1 million in donations to Room to Read, a global non-profit that seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. The company raised the funds with the help of their customers through the sale of $10 software licenses, one of the first broad-based cause-for-marketing (“causium”) programs.

Funds from the Atlassian donation have been used to establish libraries and schools in developing nations, publish local language literature, and fund holistic educational opportunities for girls who are at high-risk of dropping out of school.

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