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OLPC Grassroots Tuesday by Mind Map: OLPC Grassroots Tuesday
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OLPC Grassroots Tuesday

Birmingham

Deliverables

Understand what a computer is, Ram, Screen, Hard drive, File system

Understand how to browse the internet, Using Google

Internet safety

Microsoft Office suite

How to design a webpage, Using PPT, New node

Daily structure

Morning - academic teaching, Math, Science, Social skills

Afternoon, Art, Tech

Outreach person

Told grassroots sites what they should be

Always looking for volunteers

Overall Structure

Outreach person

List of things commnity needs rather than a job description

Monthly meetings with community leaders, List issues, Address issues as group

Fundraising

Grants, Initial $1.1m matching grant, Rotary Clubs/Int, Can't use money to pay salaries, Community business leaders, Talk with members, Build connections, OLPC, Find grants, Match with smaller orgs

Community, Public, Large churches, Schools, Private, Businesses, Money, Other resources

It's fun!

City, Special projects funding

Organization status, Nonprofits, Can get funding directly, Non-501, Partner up with a nonprofit, Have stakeholders list what they want, Take needs, turn it into proposal

Approaching orgs, What you want, Money, People, Other resources, Demonstrate need, Tell them what's stopping you

Quantifying assets

Pippy (CJB)