If you are a nonprofit organization in need of technical help, Baltimore GiveCamp (BGC) just might be your answer. If you have website design and/or development needs, or perhaps you're trying to get that membership database in order, consider being a part of BGC.
What BGC is:
What BGC is not
As a nonprofit organization considering a Baltimore GiveCamp experience, you should have a good idea of what type of help you need. Some typical needs are:
At BGC we build a volunteer team around your projects. Your team is made up of a Project Manager, Business Analyst, Technical Team Leader, and any number of developers needed to complete your project in a weekend.
Follow the CAMP rules - Commitment, Apply, Manage, Participate
Commitment - We expect a commitment from you to be a part of the events. It is highly important that you, or a representative from your organization be present to guide the team as needed. Everyone on your team is volunteering their time and effort for you, it is the least you can do.
Apply - Get your application in for Baltimore GiveCamp early. We only have space for a limited number of nonprofit projects and getting your name on the list early is important for consideration into BGC.
Manage - Keep in the loop all the time with your team. The more you apply yourself, the better the results. Make sure the project is how you want it and is something that you will be able to handle when you are done.
Participate - Be at the events and through the BGC weekend. Make as much time available as possible to show your team that they are appreciated and that you are just as important in the process as they are.
Now that you have reached this point of awareness, it's time to register your organization.
"We were thrilled with the commitment and enthusiasm of our volunteer team. They developed an outstanding web site that has received many compliments." - Brad Closs, Neighbor Ride, Inc.
"Talented individuals listened intently to understand our organization and our needs. Once we were clear about the goals and objectives for the project team members demonstrated outstanding dedication and a passionate positive sense of urgency to complete the project. Some even put in some time on their own after GiveCamp putting some final touches on the project. Thank you for imagining GiveCamp into existence!" - Jay Sheer, Alternative Directions, Inc.