OLPC Grassroots Tuesday

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OLPC Grassroots Tuesday by Mind Map: OLPC Grassroots Tuesday

1. Birmingham

1.1. Deliverables

1.1.1. Understand what a computer is

1.1.1.1. Ram

1.1.1.2. Screen

1.1.1.3. Hard drive

1.1.1.4. File system

1.1.2. Understand how to browse the internet

1.1.2.1. Using Google

1.1.3. Internet safety

1.1.4. Microsoft Office suite

1.1.5. How to design a webpage

1.1.5.1. Using PPT

1.1.5.2. New node

1.2. Daily structure

1.2.1. Morning - academic teaching

1.2.1.1. Math

1.2.1.2. Science

1.2.1.3. Social skills

1.2.2. Afternoon

1.2.2.1. Art

1.2.2.2. Tech

1.3. Outreach person

1.3.1. Told grassroots sites what they should be

1.3.2. Always looking for volunteers

1.4. Overall Structure

1.4.1. Outreach person

1.4.2. List of things commnity needs rather than a job description

1.4.3. Monthly meetings with community leaders

1.4.3.1. List issues

1.4.3.2. Address issues as group

1.5. Fundraising

1.5.1. Grants

1.5.1.1. Initial $1.1m matching grant

1.5.1.2. Rotary Clubs/Int

1.5.1.2.1. Can't use money to pay salaries

1.5.1.2.2. Community business leaders

1.5.1.3. OLPC

1.5.1.3.1. Find grants

1.5.1.3.2. Match with smaller orgs

1.5.2. Community

1.5.2.1. Public

1.5.2.1.1. Large churches

1.5.2.1.2. Schools

1.5.2.2. Private

1.5.2.2.1. Businesses

1.5.3. It's fun!

1.5.4. City

1.5.4.1. Special projects funding

1.5.5. Organization status

1.5.5.1. Nonprofits

1.5.5.1.1. Can get funding directly

1.5.5.2. Non-501

1.5.5.2.1. Partner up with a nonprofit

1.5.5.2.2. Have stakeholders list what they want

1.5.5.2.3. Take needs, turn it into proposal

1.5.6. Approaching orgs

1.5.6.1. What you want

1.5.6.1.1. Money

1.5.6.1.2. People

1.5.6.1.3. Other resources

1.5.6.2. Demonstrate need

1.5.6.2.1. Tell them what's stopping you

1.5.7. Quantifying assets

2. Pippy (CJB)