Microsoft Charity licenses

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When you purchase a Microsoft Server Charity license you get an eOpen license. With it being a charity do I need to purchase addition server licenses for each server I intend to have? In other words if I intend to have 4 - 2008 servers, do I need to purchase 4 charity licenses or will one cover all four?

We are a Non-profit organization and qualify for Microsoft's Charity donations. We want to be 100% legitimate, but don't want to purchase unnecessary licenses.
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Programs for Charitable Organizations

Eligible nonprofit organizations can acquire multiple software licenses—rather than multiple software packages—at reduced prices through Volume Licensing. Your organization needs to purchase only one complete software package and enough licenses to cover the remaining number of computers.
Open License for Charities

Easy to understand and administer, Open License for Charities is flexible enough to meet the needs of a broad range of organizations. After an initial order of five or more licenses, you can reorder as few as one license, so you order only what you need. Choose from a wide selection of licensed products and acquire them from any approved Volume Licensing reseller.

You receive license confirmation information electronically and can quickly and easily view your license purchase history, so there's never any question about which licenses you own. Your organization gets even more value, more manageability, and more assistance with optional Software Assurance.
Software Assurance

More than an upgrade, Software Assurance can help your organization get the most value from up-to-date technology by providing a powerful combination of productivity benefits, support, tools, and training. Software Assurance offerings available under Open License for Charities are New Version Rights, Windows Vista Enterprise, Home Use Program, 24x7 Problem Resolution Support, "Cold" Backups for Disaster Recovery, TechNet Subscription Through Software Assurance, and Extended Hotfix Support. Learn more about Software Assurance.

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