Apparo welcomed participants and kicked off the 2021 season of the Mission Possible Award program on Friday, January 22nd.
Ruby Durham of WCNC highlights Apparo’s Mission Possible Award, sponsored by Accenture, and its impact on the students served by A Better World (2020 award winner.)
Apparo’s Lavonne McLean and A Better World’s Beyonka Fulton join Ron Holland to discuss Apparo’s Mission Possible Award program.
The awards include Mission Possible: The Economic Opportunity Award for nonprofits, and the TechExec and TechEntrepreneur Community Impact Awards for tech leaders.
Award opportunities highlight the critical importance of technology support for nonprofits, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As winners of Apparo’s 2020 Mission Possible Award, A Better World will receive $50,000 of pro bono consulting and $10,000 in cash from Accenture for the selection and implementation of a new data management system.
As the winner of the 2019 Mission Possible Award, Ada Jenkins Center received $10,000 USD and $50,000 worth of pro bono Accenture consulting.
Apparo and Accenture support has helped the Lupus Foundation be successful in their ability to work and serve those living with Lupus.
Spectrum News anchor Claudine Chalfant interviewed Apparo’s Director of Programs & Pro Bono Engagements, Lavonne McLean, about the Mission Possible Award program.
They touched on one of the biggest challenges nonprofits face, and why strong nonprofits are a critical component of addressing economic mobility in the area.