Community Improvement, Capacity Building

Tech Impact

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • www.techimpact.org

Mission Statement

Tech Impact's mission is to empower communities and nonprofits to use technology to better serve our world.

Our vision is a world where nonprofits have the technology they need to accomplish their missions, and underserved young adults have access to the technology skills and support they need to change their income potential for life.

Tech Impact is headquartered in Philadelphia, maintains offices in Philadelphia, PA, Wilmington, DE., Redwood City, CA. and Las Vegas, NV. and operates programs in Philadelphia, PA, Wilmington, DE, and Las Vegas, NV. Tech Impact's services are available to all 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.

Main Programs

  1. Technology Services and Training
  2. ITWorks Technology Workforce Development Program
  3. PC Donation Program
  4. Zip Code Wilmington
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Tech Impact helps nonprofits improve efficiency by leveraging technology for their mission. Since 2002, we have provided affordable technology services, support, and training to hundreds of nonprofits in the greater Philadelphia region and across the nation.

We launched the ITWorks technology program, based on the Cisco IT Essentials curriculum, in Philadelphia in 2010. We successfully replicated the program in Wilmington, Delaware in 2012 and are launching ITWorks Las Vegas in February 2016. ITWorks has transformed the lives of 239 at-risk young adults to date. Program-wide, 70% of our graduates secure IT jobs or full-time non-IT jobs, or pursue post-secondary education.

In 2014, a nonprofit named Zip Code Wilmington partnered with Tech Impact to deliver a new Java coding school in Wilmington, Delaware. Zip Code is an intensive 12-week Java training followed by a 26-week paid apprenticeship. The pilot class launched in September 2015, and graduated 16 students in December 2015.

Tech Impact has offices located in the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; Redwood City, California; and Las Vegas, Nevada. We serve nonprofits across the nation.

ruling year

2003

Executive Director

Self-reported

Patrick Callihan

Associate Executive Director

Self-reported

Mr. Anthony Pisapia

Keywords

Self-reported

technology, services, nonprofit, cloud services, nonprofit tech,technology workforce development

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Also Known As

Tech Impact

EIN

74-3062511

 Number

6573167090

Physical Address

417 N. 8th St. Suite 203

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management & Technical Assistance (S02)

Employment Procurement Assistance and Job Training (J20)

Community Improvement, Capacity Building N.E.C. (S99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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At Tech Impact, we maintain and deploy a comprehensive suite of products and services that focus solely on the needs of nonprofits. We are the nonprofit behind npCloud.org and VolunteerConnect.org. We also maintain a network of experts that can help a nonprofit overcome almost any technology challenge. We provide affordable expertise in strategic technology planning, project management, database and application development. Provide hands-on technology support to nonprofits. Through our Managed IT Services, we can implement and support an organization's entire technology infrastructure, either in the cloud or on-premise.Ensure that nonprofits receive every software and product discount available. We accomplish this through our deep partnerships with nonprofits like TechSoup Global and corporations like Microsoft. We also help young urban adults move into a career in IT through our ITWorks program. This award winning 16-week program gives them the training, certifications, and experience they need to compete for entry level IT positions and change their income potential for life.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Technology Services and Training

Tech Impact provides nonprofits with the technology they need to accomplish their missions, no matter the size of their budget. We operate our IT services at break-even. A study conducted by Villanova University Master's Degree students found that our rates are typically 40% below market.

Our services include:

* Cloud Services: npCloud is a suite of technology services that transforms the way a nonprofit interacts with technology. Cloud Services help protect nonprofits against catastrophe, improve the accessibility of their workplace tools, and save the organization money.

* Managed IT Services: For over 180 organizations, we are their IT staff. We can implement and support an organization's entire technology infrastructure, either in the cloud or on-premise.

* Data Services and Applications: We develop and support custom databases and applications.

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

None

Budget

Program 2

ITWorks Technology Workforce Development Program

ITWorks is a proven 16-week technology training program that is offered for free to young adults who are at high risk for life-long poverty. ITWorks students are ages 18 to 26, have their high school diploma or GED but have not completed college, and are underemployed or underemployed. ITWorks provides them with the training, mentors, certifications, soft skills, and on-the-job experience they need to begin a career in technology, and transforms their lifelong earning potential. ITWorks also has a secondary benefit: it provides nonprofits with an affordable skilled workforce to address the technological challenges they face.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

None

Budget

Program 3

PC Donation Program

Tech Impact’s PC Donation Program leverages corporate volunteers who refurbish PCs donated by our partner organizations. The donated PCs enable nonprofits to offer new or enhanced programs and services, such as youth computer training. To date, over 1,800 PCs have been distributed free of charge to more than 90 nonprofits.

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

None

Budget

Program 4

Zip Code Wilmington

In 2014, a nonprofit named Zip Code Wilmington partnered with Tech Impact to deliver a new Java coding school in Wilmington, Delaware. Zip Code is an intensive 12-week Java training followed by a 26-week paid apprenticeship. The pilot class launched in September 2015, and graduated 16 students in December 2015.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Tech Impact helps nonprofits improve efficiency by leveraging technology for their mission. Since 2002, we have provided affordable technology services, support, and training to hundreds of nonprofits in the greater Philadelphia region and across the nation.

We launched the ITWorks technology program, based on the Cisco IT Essentials curriculum, in Philadelphia in 2010. We successfully replicated the program in Wilmington, Delaware in 2012 and are launching ITWorks Las Vegas in February 2016. ITWorks has transformed the lives of 239 at-risk young adults to date. Program-wide, 70% of our graduates secure IT jobs or full-time non-IT jobs, or pursue post-secondary education.

In 2014, a nonprofit named Zip Code Wilmington partnered with Tech Impact to deliver a new Java coding school in Wilmington, Delaware. Zip Code is an intensive 12-week Java training followed by a 26-week paid apprenticeship. The pilot class launched in September 2015, and graduated 16 students in December 2015.

Tech Impact has offices located in the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; Redwood City, California; and Las Vegas, Nevada. We serve nonprofits across the nation.

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Financials

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TECH IMPACT
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Leadership

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Executive Director

Patrick Callihan

Associate Executive Director

Mr. Anthony Pisapia

BIO

Patrick Callihan is the executive director for Tech Impact, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower communities and nonprofits to use technology to better serve our world.

Since joining the organization in 2008, Patrick has grown the organization by expanding services and adding programs that directly impact the nonprofit sector and numerous communities. The expanded services includes the development of national cloud based computing service offerings designed specifically for nonprofit organizations. He also led the launch of a workforce development program named ITWorks, which serves opportunity youth with training to begin a careers in information technology as support professionals. Most recently, he led the development of a partnership with Zip Code Wilmington to build the first coding school in Delaware and one of the first nonprofit coding schools in the nation.

Prior to joining Tech Impact, Patrick held the position of marketing director at CAI, a privately held Information Technology firm located in Wilmington, Delaware. Patrick began his career at Discover Card Services, Inc., where he held numerous positions in management and technology disciplines.

Patrick currently serves as secretary on the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware and as a volunteer to the Delaware Division of the Arts. He also teaches a nonprofit technology course as part of a public policy certificate course at the University of Delaware.

Patrick graduated from the Goldey-Beacom College of Business in 1992 and his background includes over 25 years of technology leadership and operations management.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Paul Jaskot

Partner, Reed Smith LLP

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?