Call for Nonprofit Partner Applications

Team4Tech is seeking education-focused nonprofits in the areas of STEM, social justice, female empowerment, entrepreneurship, and workforce development. We are accepting applications from all geographic locations from April 1 until June 11, 2021.

Call for Nonprofit Partner Applications

We are no longer accepting new applications from prospective partners. Please check out our nonprofit resource page and stay tuned for our next call for new nonprofit partners in 2022!

Ideal Candidates Possess:

  •  Clear vision for how technology can amplify impact for program participants
  •  Local buy-in from staff, teachers, students, and community members
  •  Dedicated project manager/IT point person to work with Team4Tech (who has the ability to make decisions on behalf of your organization)
  •  Basic technical infrastructure already in place
  •  Data-driven with systems for M&E
  •  10 or more full-time staff members
  •  Plan to scale directly and through the local ecosystem

Nonprofit Partner Requirements

  • Alignment with Team4Tech’s mission and approach
  • Focus on underserved learners: pre-primary to secondary students, adult vocational learners, entrepreneurs
  • Demonstrated track record of positive education impact
  • Stable finances and sustainability
  • Commitment from senior leadership and staff to project success and sustainability
  • Plan to scale directly and through the local ecosystem
  • Local, community-based organization with personnel on the ground on an ongoing basis engaged in direct service with learners
  • US 501(c)3 or equivalent certification in country of operation
  • Reach at least 700 direct beneficiaries per year
  • Have sufficient staff, devices, and bandwidth for teachers/staff to work virtually
  • Ability to securely host volunteers (for on-site projects)
  • Ability to measure impact, report metrics, and meet with Team4Tech on a regular basis
  • Dedicated project manager to work with Team4Tech
  • Dedicated IT support on staff (or a plan to staff this role)

Application Timeline

Expression of Interest

Due June 11, 2021

Nonprofit organization submits Expression of Interest to demonstrate compatibility with Team4Tech’s criteria.

Program Proposal

June 2021

Team4Tech will invite qualified nonprofits to submit a Program Proposal with project specifics.

Exploratory Interview

July 2021

After reviewing the Program Proposal, Team4Tech sets up a 1-hour call with select nonprofits to discuss project expectations and explore a potential project scope.

Reference Checks

July 2021

Alongside the interview, Team4Tech conducts a reference check with nonprofit organizations that are identified as finalists.

Partners Selected

September 2021

Team4Tech commits to partner with selected nonprofit organizations for 3-5 years. Team4Tech works with our nonprofit partners to create a pitch for our corporate partner matching pipeline.

Nonprofit Onboarding

September 2021

New partners attend an onboarding session and engage with Team4Tech’s Community of Practice. Team4Tech will work with new partners to complete a technology assessment and partnership roadmap.

Corporate Matching

September 2021 onwards

Based on the partnership roadmap, Team4Tech matches our nonprofit partners with corporate volunteers to provide technology solutions and training. We aim to match a corporate team within 6-18 months, but occasionally, it may require more time to find an optimal match.