See the history of the Extreme Nonprofit Makeover and how the team is growing.
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.
Free Websites for Nonprofits
The Extreme Nonprofit Makeover is Born!
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 (2005), Triad Idol (2006), Community Theatre of Greensboro (2007), Triad Health Project (2008) and NCCJ of the Triad (2009).
2010 – Value $17,750.00
Chris Oakman and his team joined the Extreme Nonprofit Makeover. For the next five years, Weaver Foundation provided a grant to buy computer hardware.
With the grant and Chris Oakman’s team, After Gateway received new websites and thousands worth of new computers, copiers, monitors and more.
New Technology Added!
Phone Systems Added!
Web copy training added!
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.
Google Ads for a year added!
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.
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.
Fundraising help added!
Desktop support added!
A Brand Mark/Logo Package added!
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.
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.
Gefen Productions offers a video!
Custom web copywriting!
ALL added in 2020!