Nonprofit: Charlotte Family Housing
Corporate Volunteer: Bank of America & Wells Fargo
Corporate Sponsor: Utilligent
Project Description: Mooresville Soup Kitchen (MSK) is currently serving 150 guests per day in their programs. They currently use a manual paper process to track pantry guests. They are in need of a system that will allow pantry guests to register, check in and potentially check out their food items. The system should also allow
Nonprofit: Mooresville Soup Kitchen
Corporate Volunteer: Individual
Project Description: Mooresville Soup Kitchen (MSK) is currently serving 150 guests per day in their programs. They currently use a manual paper process to track pantry guests. They are in need of a system that will allow pantry guests to register, check in and potentially check out their food items. The system should also allow for the ability for MSK to collect and analysze client data for future programs. This will allow MSK the ability to track clients and what goods they are receiving from the pantry. The scope of this project includes the documentation of application requirements, marketplace research to understand what tools are available that meet their needs within their budget and assistance selecting the best tool. The scope of the project does not include implementation of the application selected.
Nonprofit: Charlotte Bilingual Preschool
Corporate Volunteer: Accenture
Project Description: Research indicates dual-language education has positive outcomes for children, and Charlotte Bilingual Preschool’s waiting and inquiry list stretches into the 300s. To expand to reach more children, the school requires a technology-based overhaul of their internal systems, which aren’t built to handle the volume required to keep pace with demand. With Accenture’s help the school will be able to identify and implement a commercially available student management software system and install equipment that will efficiently manage all data related to students and families, enabling them to help more children.
Nonprofit: Cross Country for Youth
Corporate Sponsor: AIG
Corporate Volunteer: Lowes
Project Description: Cross Country for Youth requires participants to take a survey before starting the program and again after the completion of the program. This shows progress made as a result of their participation in Cross Country for Youth. The organization inputs survey results into a spreadsheet which uses a macro to analyze the data to show progress made which is used for reporting. As Cross Country for Youth expands they will need a more reliable tool to track student survey results and progress. The purpose of the project will be assist Cross Country for Youth in the selection and initial set up of a survey tool that will meet all of their requirements.
Nonprofit Partner: Discovery Place
Corporate Sponsor: Microsoft
Corporate Volunteer: Midtown Consulting Group & Family Dollar
Project Description: Data Extraction and Business Intelligence (BI) – Discovery Place currently has two CRM - Altru (1 yr old) and Patrons Edge (PE; legacy - unable to extract or query data). This project aims to fulfill Discovery Place's desire to lay BI on top of Altru and implement a new database for the PE legacy data to facilitate data analysis. It will also provide training on new BI and establishment of query formats for needed data searches.
Nonprofit Partner:Loaves & Fishes
Corporate Sponsor: NorthState Technology Solutions
Corporate Sponsor: The Comdyn Group
Project Description: Loaves & Fishes would like to utilize their cloud-based client database, Bell Data – Client Services Network, to automate their client list process. Loaves & Fishes currently manually manages the process of getting the client lists to the volunteers at their pantries, through faxing and spreadsheets, sometimes multiple times a day. The pantries also fax the lists back to Loaves & Fishes to confirm whether clients have come or not. Loaves & Fishes would like to secure a tablet in each pantry and be able to use their database as a way to share and update the client list each day.