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The Extreme Nonprofit Makeover is available to 501(c)(3) members of the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium. The grant to the Makeover for purchasing computer technology is from the foundations that support the Consortium.

Extreme Nonprofit Makeover History

The Extreme Nonprofit Makeover is Born

2005 – 2009
Each year, Sue Polinsky built a website for a Guilford County nonprofit to help them help more people where we live. The sites included Afro-American Genealogical Project, Triad Idol, Community Theatre of Greensboro, Triad Health Project and NCCJ of the Triad.
The Makeover Offers New Technology

2010 – Value $17,750.00
With the grant and Chris Oakman’s team, After Gateway received new websites and thousands worth of new computers, copiers, monitors and more.
The Makeover Offers a New Logo

2011 – $18,250.00
In 2011, Win-Win Resolutions received a new website, thousands of dollars worth of new computers, copiers, monitors and more. They also received a new logo, courtesy of Atlantic Webworks.

2012 – Value $20,000
In 2012, Tristan’s Quest received a new website, lots of computers and a new VoIP phone system.
The Makeover Offers Phone Systems

2013 – Value $27,300.00
Carolina Digital Phone supplied the installation, configuration and training on a new VoIP phone system for Community Housing. They also received a new website and lots of computer hardware and a server.

2014 – Value $52,500.00
In 2014, Sanctuary House benefitted from all of these plus the connection of their multiple buildings through a new network installed by Chris Oakman’s team.
The Makeover Offers Web Copy Training

2015 – Value $57,000
Preservation Greensboro, Inc. was one of the team’s biggest challenges. PGI received a new website, cabling to connect 3 buildings (with Christmas Eve trench digging), replacement of all their computers and cloud backup and Microsoft 365 accounts.
The Makeover Offers a Google Ads Year

Triad Junior Achievement was the recipient of a total technology Makeover with a new website, new computers, switches and routers and a conference room big-screen monitor with Bluetooth controls. They also received training on writing copy for the web.
The Makeover Offers Software Training and Fundraising Help

Guilford Green Foundation received the 2017 Makeover, the year they moved into new space. We were able to cable the space, provide new computers and big screen monitors, a phone system, a new logo, new website, web copy training, software training and much more.

2018 – Value $72,462.00
In 2018, the Interactive Resource Center received one of our largest makeovers with lots of new computers, WiFi throughout the facility, increased bandwidth, a new phone system, organizing their donors into a single system and much more.
The Makeover Offers a Brand Mark/Logo Package

2019 – Value $31,064.63
The 2019 recipient was A Simple Gesture, the “green bag” people. With few staff but great volunteers, ASG received a new website, new computers, new phones, a new brand mark for the Thanksgiving Project, Google Analytics customization, strategy and setup, software and social media installation, tweaking and training, a new fiber Internet connection and fundraising mentoring.
The Makeover Offers Tech Refurbs, Copywriting, a Photography Shoot, Custom Video & Custom Software

2020 – Value $48,300.00
Triad Legal Group was the 2020 Makeover recipient. They received a new website, copywriting by Mark Tosczak, custom photography by Bert Vanderveen, a new logo, a new phone system, computer hardware including tablets, laptops, UPS, firewall, switch, monitors, HDR Smart TV for the conference room and Office 365. They also received fundraising consulting, software evaluation and Google Analytics customization.