Education and Nonprofit Discounts

Wowza Media Systems is proud to support nonprofit organizations around the world that seek to better their communities and the social good. Eligible nonprofit organizations may receive a 25% discount off of Wowza’s standard Subscription Edition and Perpetual Edition licenses. Eligible nonprofit organizations may also combine these discounts with the volume discounts offered by Wowza to all customers.

Eligible Organizations
In general, organizations are eligible to receive a nonprofit discount if they are a nongovernmental organization recognized as a nonprofit or charitable entity in their home country. Public and nonprofit private educational institutions are also eligible to receive the nonprofit discount.

Examples of Eligible Organizations 

  • Public and private primary and secondary schools
  • Private nonprofit colleges and universities
  • Public colleges and universities
  • Hospitals affiliated with a public or private nonprofit college or university


Ineligible Organizations
In general, organizations that are not eligible to receive a nonprofit discount on Wowza software include government agencies, for-profit educational institutions, political or lobbying organizations, and other organizations unable to demonstrate their nonprofit status.

Examples of Ineligible Organizations

  • Government agencies, museums, hospitals (except for government-funded colleges and universities)
  • For-profit educational institutions
  • Hospitals and medical clinics not affiliated with public or private nonprofit colleges or universities
  • Government broadcasting entities


Obtaining the Nonprofit Discount
In order to obtain the Wowza nonprofit discount, please complete the Nonprofit Discount Request Form for review and approval by Wowza. As part of that request form, you will need to provide evidence of your eligibility. This evidence may be one or more of the following:

  • A link to a webpage on your website describing your nongovernmental, nonprofit status;
  • A link to a third-party webpage, such as your government taxation agency, where your organization is listed or can be searched for; or
  • A scanned original document certifying your organization’s nonprofit status.

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Wowza reserves the right to change or discontinue the nonprofit discount program at any time in its sole discretion. Determination of eligibility for the nonprofit discount program is at Wowza’s sole discretion and Wowza reserves the right to refuse inclusion in the nonprofit discount program to any person or organization for any reason.

Please note, this discount applies to new purchases only. No refunds or credits will be applied to previous purchases as a result of this discount program.