An Accenture skilled volunteer in assessing Apparo’s processes around their joint Mission Possible Award Program and will provide recommendations for improvement, critical as this program expands to new cities.
Apparo transforms the community and improves lives by connecting local nonprofits to technology expertise and resources that amplify their impact. Apparo delivers its mission through various programs and services, one being the Mission Possible Award program. This program, in partnership with Accenture, provides up to 15 hours of pro bono consulting services with an Accenture consultant to eligible nonprofits, helping them complete a technology-focused proposal. The award winner receives a $10K cash grant and up to $50K in Accenture consulting services to implement the proposed technology solution via a Community Impact Project.
Currently, the program only serves nonprofits in the greater Charlotte community. However, Mission Possible is expanding into the Raleigh market in 2023. In order to sustainably grow this program and ensure successful delivery of this program in both Charlotte and Raleigh, Apparo would like to streamline their current processes, which includes Art of the Possible scheduling for nonprofits and Accenture volunteers, nonprofit application collection and formatting, and judging scorecard collection and formatting. Today, these processes are all done manually in Excel and Word documents. With this business process assessment, Apparo will improve the way they manage this program, freeing up time for the program manager to focus on other organizational and programmatic tasks. They would also like to consider how a program management tool or Excel formulas can be leveraged to streamline the processes.
Accenture skilled volunteer, Paul Umasky has stepped up to support Apparo’s Sarah Gregory in this Community Impact Project.