Educational Discounts for Fonts

Free trial fonts

(Usually OK to use in non-commercial school projects but please check the respective license or terms. Usually limited character-set like upper/lowercase and basic punctuation):

Blaze Type; limited character-set
Dalton Maag; full character-set
DJR Type; testing license with full character-set (free student license below)
Dunwich Type; for school projects and not-for-profit schools
Fatype; limited character-set
Grilli Type; limited character-set
Indian Type Foundry
James Todd Design; limited character-set
Klim Type Foundry; no OT-features, limited character-set for testing
Lost Type Co-op; personal non-commercial use license, pay-as-you-want, full char-set
Ludwig Type; limited character-set
OH no Type Company; limited character-set, no features
Production Type; limited character-set
These typefaces from Storm Type; free for non-commercial desktop/print use
Rosetta; limited character-set, not for student work
Swiss Type Faces; limited character-set
Tiny Type Co; limited character-set
Typofonderie (10 typefaces)
Victoria Rushton; full character-set, upon request
These participating foundries on Fontspring (see FAQ)


Anatole Type
Discount: 50% on single styles, 70% on family packs (OTF only)
For: students
How: email Elena Albertoni a photo/scan of student ID and your full postal address for a receipt (VAT may apply).

Blaze Type
Discount: 80% on all non-limited products for students and schools
For: students and academics
How: get in touch via email and send proof of your current student or academic status to obtain a discount code

Bold Monday
Discount: 20%
For: students
How: email your valid student ID to get a voucher code for discounted purchase on their website

Darden Studio
Discount: 50% on the entire library
For: students, teachers, and schools
How: individual students can purchase fonts through the store but have to register by filling out this form: “Applying for an academic discount”. Schools requiring licenses for more than 45 CPUs email Joyce Ketterer directly.

DJR Type
Discount: 100%
For: free for students, discount for academic institutions
How: Choose “Education” in the drop-down menu for “License Size” on the font purchase page. Educators get in touch for an individual discount

DSType Foundry
Discount: 50% off
For: students
How: contact them, unclear what the requirements are (info according to this tweet)

Discount: 25%
For: students and teachers
How: contact them per email and send a proof that you are a teacher or student (valid student card or other document)

Discount: €20 credit for renting fonts per academic year
For: all enrolled graphic design (or similar) students
How: register on
Discount: 30% on all download products
For: students and teachers
How: upload ID via webshop

Huerta Tipografica
Discount: 50% off (several typefaces for free on Font Squirrel)
For: students
How: Email a valid student ID and they will send you instructions

Discount: 50% off
For: students
How: email proof of enrollment and student ID to Kontour / Sibylle Hagmann

Letra Type
Discount: the entire Galea Display family (four styles) for only $50
For: students
How: email Isabel Urbina your student ID

Liebe Fonts
Discount: 50% off on all typefaces
For: students
How: email Ulrike Rausch your student ID for a discount code.

Discount: 75% off
For: students and educational institutions, print and web
How: Set up Lineto Account with completed registration form, supply Institution Name in Company Field.
Email scanned copy of student identification card containing an expiry date to service @

Ludwig Type
Discount: 50% off on the entire library
For: students
How: get in touch, e.g. by email, and send a student ID or similar (according to their FAQ page)

Mota Italic
Discount: 70% off
For: students
How: Select Student License and add to cart; educators contact them for an institutional discount.
Limited number of styles, limited character-set, for school projects and testing

OH no Type Company
Discount: 40% off
For: students
How: email James Edmondson for a discount code

Production Type
Discount: 30% off
For: students
How: email Production Type from your edu-email-account.
For schools, educational license for full catalog (unlimited users) for €3000

Discount: 60% off for students, 30% for academic institutions
For: students and academic institutions
How: send them a scan of your student ID or email from an academic email address and they will send you a discount code

Storm Type Foundry
Discount: 50%
For: students, teachers, schools and educational instututions of any grade, worldwide
How: Limited to non-profit projects only. If you want to use the fonts after you depart the school, you must upgrade to the standard license. Send a photo of your student/teacher ID card to

Swiss Typefaces
Discount: any typeface for only CHF 50
For: students
How: shop from this page

Discount: 40% on all fonts
For: students
How: email copy of school ID and full-time class schedule for current semester

Tiny Type Co
Discount: 50% on all fonts
For: students enrolled in higher education
How: send in copy of student ID or similar via this contact form and get the discount on any selection.

Discount: 90% discount (full families only)
For: students
How: email Andrea Tinnes a valid student ID, short description of the project the typeface is used for, and later samples of the work. For her typefaces licensed through Primetype, contact Ole Schäfer and receive free trial fonts for academic / non-commercial use.

Discount: 50% on the basic license
For: students
How: email Typerepublic / Andreu Balius

Type Supply
Discount: 30% off
For: students (edu institutions can contact Tal Lemming for individually negotiated deals)
How: proof of student status by one of the ways described on this page

Type Together
Discount: 50% on all fonts, commercial projects allowed; trial licenses upon request
For: students and educators (“anyone involved in academia”)
How: contact them from your school email address with exact info about typeface and weights/styles at

Discount: 15% on all typefaces, 10 free trial fonts and some free fonts
For: students and academic staff
How: contact them from your uni-email-account or send a copy of your student ID. Temporary license can be arranged, contact Véronique Porchez to explain your project. Institutions who wish to license fonts for a whole class or school (10+ users), please also contact Véronique directly.

Discount: 80% on the whole catalog for non-commercial use, upgradable
Who: students, teachers, faculty, schools, and educational institutions
How: email valid student ID
Upload work you did with the fonts to their fonts-in-use section and get a €20 voucher for the next order

Individually negotiated discounts upon request

ARS Type offers discounts for educational purposes/academies (but not for individual students) per request, starts at 25% (according to here)

Commercial Type (only large licenses for schools)

Elsner & Flake offers discount of undisclosed height and conditions (according to here)

Process Type Foundry (no discount for students/teachers but non-commercial classroom licenses upon request, more here)

MyFonts reports that about 1/4 of fonts are available for an edu discount (it varies by foundry). Discount is usually 15-20%. No information how to obtain discounts.

Typetrust (as mentioned here)

Typolar offers to schools, depending on the volume, up to 60% off. For nonprofit student projects free, “if we are convinced about motives” (according to here)

Underware (discount on complete library for recognized schools get in touch)

Village (as once mentioned in a now dead Typophile thread)

No discounts (according to the foundry):

Atlas Typefoundry
Colophon Foundry
Klim Type Foundry

This page was last updated in June 2023. If the foundry you are looking for is not mentioned here, I may have not found info on discounts on the internet. Please contact them directly, and then tell us.