In Loudoun County, Virginia, Kyrus Charities is making a mark. Their aim is simple: to support emerging nonprofits with the necessary technical tools they need to grow.
Kerrie Schram, the force behind Kyrus Charities, has a clear vision: "Every nonprofit we assist strengthens our community." Kyrus Charities is all about teamwork. They're combining tech expertise with self-defense initiatives and data-driven approaches.
Their current project is with #500Rising, an organization that trains women in self-defense. Her collaboration with West Virginia University (WVU) John Chambers College of Business and Economics, Data-Driven West Virginia (DDWV) adds to this vision. They connect students' skills with real-world challenges while benefiting emerging nonprofits. Alongside (WVU) (DDWV) and mentor Dan Barton from Kyrus Tech, Kyrus Charities is streamlining #500Rising's training content.
With over 3,000 nonprofits in Loudoun County, Virginia, Kyrus Charities is set on a path to improve community life and student experiences. Schram hopes more tech companies will join them to lend their expertise and mentor students. They're inviting tech experts and businesses to join them in this mission. Kyrus Charities is shaping a future of growth and collaboration that benefits emerging nonprofits and the entire community.