Plan and prepare for Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit in 2023 release wave 1


The 2023 release wave 1 plan covers all new functionalities planned to be delivered to market from April 2023 to September 2023. In this article, you'll find the product overview and what's new and planned for Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit.


In 2023 release wave 1, we continue to deliver capabilities that enable nonprofits to operate holistically and seamlessly and empower partners to extend the capabilities of Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit. Every nonprofit has unique business processes, workflows, and data needs, and a robust partner ecosystem adapts Fundraising, Engagement, and Marketing tools to meet these needs. We're also creating integrated reporting that combines data from Dynamics 365 Marketing and Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit to deliver industry-leading insights and redesign user flows throughout Fundraising and Engagement to align with the expectations of the modern fundraising professional. Finally, we're improving the options for customers to bring their data into the Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit ecosystem, ensure its quality, and use it to improve operations across the organization.

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Investment areas

Investment areas

Know your donors and supporters
Nonprofit development operations and database administrators will benefit from faster and more secure donation processing. As we continue to invest in leveraging Microsoft platform capabilities, we have further redesigned the architecture of fundraising and engagement to ensure Azure is delivering real-time processing and market-leading transaction security.

Nonprofit organizations and UN agencies that leverage Dynamics 365 Marketing and Cloud for Nonprofit will benefit from a nonprofit marketing template that will provide a guided journey to campaign segmentation and analysis.

To learn more about the entire set of capabilities being delivered during this release wave, check out the release plan for Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit below:

For application administrators

User-impacting features to the user experience enabled automatically
User-impacting features should be reviewed by application administrators. This facilitates release change management and enables successful onboarding of new capabilities released to market. For the complete list, look for all features tagged "Users, automatically" in the release plan.

Features that must be enabled by application administrators
This release wave contains features that must be enabled or configured by administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users. For the complete list, look for all features tagged "Users by admins, makers, or analysts" in the release plan.