Nonprofit cohort formed to bolster technology skills of 11 organizations in the Greensboro arts community
Apparo is partnering with The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro (ACGG) to offer an 8-week Technology Foundations Cohort Program, supporting 11 nonprofits in the Greensboro art community. Through this partnership, these organizations will gain the knowledge and skills to make more informed decisions about their digital strategies and the technology tools to support their specific missions.
ACGG aims to cultivate an inclusive, sustainable, and vibrant community through the support, promotion, and expansion of the arts.
Over the course of this intensive 8-week program, participants will:
- Acquire a foundational understanding of technology infrastructure, tools and resources
- Learn how to leverage business cloud platforms to advance their mission
- Understand key cybersecurity risks and best practices
- Gain valuable insights into their organization’s technology maturity and cybersecurity posture
- Be empowered with the knowledge to prioritize and integrate technology effectively into their organizations
They will participate in 4 key workshops:
- Technology Essentials
- Unlocking the Potential of Microsoft365
- Unlocking the Potential of Google Workspace
- Cybersecurity Scorecard and Risk Insights
The 11 organizations that are participating: Creative Aging Network, Dance Project, Greensboro Opera Company, High Point Arts Council, Music for a Great Space, NC Brass Band, NC Folk Festival, Reconsidered Goods, Shared Radiance, The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards (TAG), The Music Academy of NC
Participants are also matched with 1-2 skilled technology volunteer mentors, for advice and guidance on any technology or business process-related questions, challenges, or needs.
The 13 Volunteer Tech Mentors:
|Martin Cardenas||Duke Energy|
|Vern Wilkinson||Wells Fargo|
|Shilpa Patil||TD bank|
|Phillip Mahuwe||Tech Fluent|