March 23 Scope A Thon Event, Supported By Lloyd A.Fry Foundation
Event Date: March 23, 2023
Location: Virtual Event
Application Deadline: February 10, 2023

What's a Scopeathon

A half-day event where a team of skilled volunteers works with a nonprofit to identify root causes to challenges and translate solutions into an actionable scope of work.

Who Should Apply?

Professionals with at least 3-5 years practice in variety of functional areas(business planning/strategy, human resources, finance, etc.) who can donate a half day’s time (12pm - 4pm CDT). Please indicate your area of expertise in your interest statement. Taproot will utilize that information to match volunteers to small teams who’s skills align with the needs of the participating organizations. We aim to have volunteers confirmed and match to specific project teams by early March.

Fry Foundation and Taproot strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. We will work to meet accommodation requests to the best of our ability. If you have an accommodation request, please include it below. If you’d like to speak to someone about accommodation needs, please contact

Activity Overview

A ScopeAThon is a free virtual half-day event in which pro bono consultants work with nonprofits to help the organization identify the root cause of a critical challenge and help to build an actionable plan to to tackle that challenge.

This event is sponsored by Fry Foundation and open to all volunteers. Please reach out to Marjie Bland at for any questions!

At the event, groups of volunteers will work with the nonprofit to:
- Diagnose the specific root cause of the challenge
- Identify the possible project or services needed
- Draft a specific scope of work that outlines the needed steps for the organization to address the challenge, where applicable, highlighting areas which can be supported by skilled volunteers

Event Categories
HR Management, Board Development, Accounting & Finance, Evaluation, Program Design, Research, Brand Development, Messaging, Multimedia, Copy writing/editing, Public Relations, CRM, Marketing Strategy, Project Management, Design, Website design, Mobile Development, Website development, Grant writing/development, Information Technology, HR & Leadership Development, Design & Creative, Software Engineering, Marketing & Communications, Admin Support, Accounting & Consulting, Writing, Data Science & Analytics, Sales and Customer Service, Business Planning & Development, Business Planning, Staff Development, IT Infrastructure

Sorry the deadline for this activity has passed!

Type of expertise needed

HR Management
Board Development
Accounting & Finance
Program Design
Brand Development
Copy writing/editing
Public Relations
Marketing Strategy
Project Management
Website design
Mobile Development
Website development
Grant writing/development
Information Technology
HR & Leadership Development
Design & Creative
Software Engineering
Marketing & Communications
Admin Support
Accounting & Consulting
Data Science & Analytics
Sales and Customer Service
Business Planning & Development
Business Planning
Staff Development
IT Infrastructure

Roles needed for this project

WordPress developer
Strategy Consultant
Project Lead
Brand Strategist
Web Developer
Data Analyst
Project Manager
Financial Consultant/Analyst
Copywriter/Content Creator
Visual Design
Content Strategist
Project Manager / Brand Marketer
Nonprofit board development
Social Media
Public Relations
Information Architect
Quality Assurance
CSR/Fundraising Expert
Market Researcher
Creative Director
Web Designer
Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Consultant
Marketing Consultant
Finance Consultant
Marketing/Communications Consultant
Google analytics
Database administration
Data visualization
Copy writing
Event planning
Marketing management
Cost analysis
Board development
Project management
Networking administration
Cash flow forecasting
Grant writing
Operations management
Strategic analysis
Competitive analysis
Training and development
User experience design
Hr information systems
Adobe creative cloud
Graphic design web
Business analysis
Information architecture
Business planning
Financial analysis
Graphic design
Print design
Market research
Product development
Public relations
Program development
Media relations
Data science
Brand strategy
Performance management
Hr management
Marketing strategy
Social media strategy
Content management
Android development
Ios applications
Google ad words
Diversity & inclusion
User interface design
Web development
Word press
Web front end (js/html/css)
System administration