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Non-Profit Organizations:

Ares Software, Inc. intends to be a good Internet citizen by helping small, charitable and humanitarian non-profit organizations get their internet presence at the lowest possible cost.

We are committed to not make any profit or income from our association with the organizations we help, and we will not accept any money from them.

What do we offer?

We offer the following, for free:
  • We will host your web site on our servers (but reserve the right to limit the size and traffic of any one site)
  • We will provide help in setting up and maintaining your site
  • At your request, We will advise you to the best of our knowledge in getting the most out of your web site, whether that may be attracting attention, increasing donations, or other
  • We may provide a direct link to your web site from our home page and/or other pages of our site, at our discretion (based on our perceived value to you and impact to us)
  • We will offer advice (unless you tell us otherwise) to help you maximize the visits and/or impact of your web site based on our web experience
  • If you outgrow us, we will help you find and/or set up hosting with an affordable, reliable provider (you will have to pay this new provider).

We will occasionally find something else we are willing to offer.

What do we not offer?

  • We do not offer Domain Name registration (e.g., registering that "" domain name); however, we can help you find a reliable, low-price third-party domain registration service
  • We will not design a web site for you
  • We will not make direct donations to your organization
  • Please keep in mind that our personnel availability is limited and varies from time to time.

We will occasionally find something else we do not offer.

Do you qualify?

To qualify, you need to meet the following (at least, most of the following):
  • You must be a not-for-profit organization
  • You must provide humanitarian or charitable services as your sole purpose
  • You must not be affiliated with any government or political organization
  • You must not discriminate in your services based on political, religious, racial, gender, or personal reasons, or any other reasons other than practical reasons
  • You must not have a paid staff
  • You must receive under $10,000 per year in cash donations (regardless of currency)
  • You must not give credit to individuals or organizations that sponsor you
  • You must be an existing, functioning organization already providing services

If you meet some but not all of these, please ask us - it never hurts...

How can you get our help?

Send us an email to ares dash info thirteen at aressoftwareinc dot com, telling us:
  • Your organization's name, address, and contact information
  • Your full name and your role in the organization
  • The purpose of the organization (detail is good)
  • If you are officially registered as a charitable organization, please give us the registration details
  • The best way(s) to contact you
  • Your current web site URL (if any)
  • Any other information you feel will help us make an informed decision.

If you are unable to contact us via email, please write us at:
ARES Software, Inc.
Attn.: Non-Profits
33 Chipman Avenue
Melrose, MA 02176-1202

Thank you for making the world a better place!

Please Note: All of the above are general rules. None of the above are to be construed as committments. We reserve the right to change our criteria and our offerings at any time without prior notice; however, we will make our best offer to avoid serious consequences to any non-profit organizations we are dealing with or helping at the time.

No, we will never charge you for a service that you accepted for free!

We reserve the right to refuse help to any organization without justification or warning. This will be done to protect our Company as we see fit, including if we are unable to take on additional organizations without negatively impacting our own services to our customers. It may also be due to philosophical incompatibilities, which we may or may not be willing to disclose.

If you have any questions or comments, please be sure to write us at ares dash info thirteen at aressoftwareinc dot com and let us know. Thanks!