Community Leadership Project
Through the Hewlett, Irvine, and Packard Foundations, ZeroDivide provided 29 CLP nonprofit grantees with technology capacity building to support their leadership and organizational management, improve their financial stability and increase their adaptive
Our services were delivered in four main parts:
- Baseline technology assessments
- Comprehensive technology assessments for the targeted cohort
- Group workshops and trainings
- Final technology evaluation
We found that community grantees made significant progress expanding their technology infrastructure resources. In fact, all 20 cohort grantees who received in-depth technology planning assistance and grant funds were able to implement many recommendations, including purchasing new hardware (e.g., computers, servers, wireless routers) and successfully implementing new technology tools to enhance their work (e.g., digital media equipment for enhanced communications, internal wireless networks for greater internet access).
Most importantly, CLP grantees saw a change in attitude about the role of technology play in their ability to do their work well.