TAGNW Reconnect Partner Overview

TAGNW Reconnect is designed to partner with nonprofit and government social service agencies. Program participants apply through their social service agency contacts. Included is information for program partners, including partner application, client application, distribution day details, and more.

Partner Application

Program Partnership

Do you represent a nonprofit or government social service agency? Is your organization interested to participate in TAGNW Reconnect?! Fantastic! Please (1) review the general public program information on the TAGNW Reconnect web page, (2) review the partner information (this webpage), (3) sign up to become a TAGNW Gratis Business Member, and (4) complete a TAGNW Reconnect Partner Application. Confirmed TAGNW Reconnect program partners include:

  • A Watered Garden
  • Evergreen Goodwill
  • Northwest Regional Council
  • Opportunity Council

TAGNW Membership

Please review the TAGNW Membership webpage for details and complete your FREE TAGNW Gratis Business Membership. Your organization may also receive additional benefits as a TAGNW Community Partner, including TAGNW Gratis Membership for staff members, participation in TAGNW Programs, free business and technology consulting as a component of TAGNW Consulting, and more.

Partner Application

Please complete the TAGNW Reconnect Partner Application. This provides necessary organization and contact information, and provides insight as to your organizational and client needs.

TAGNW Reconnect Partner Application Form

Partner Onboarding

Upon application approval, a brief meeting will be arranged with the primary organization contact to explore technology needs. Additional onboarding details will be emailed to be shared with your team and invite their participation in Reconnect. That’s it! We appreciate your partnership.

Client Application

Client Application

Following organization partnership, any staff member is welcome to complete the TAGNW Reconnect Client Application form on behalf of a program applicant. This ensures applications are vetted by participating partner organizations. Information collected is used to confirm qualification and to provide assistance.

TAGNW Reconnect Client Application Form

Client Confirmation

Applications from approved partner staff are auto-approved, pending available supplies. Please save the date of the next Distribution Day for you and your client following your application. Both the staff member and program applicant will receive an email approval confirmation and invitation to the next available Distribution Day to pickup your computer kit and participate in a brief training.

Distribution Days

Distribution Day

TAGNW Reconnect program will arrange a monthly Distribution Day at the Bellingham Public Library to provide a brief training, answer any questions, and send program participants home with their new computer kit. We ask partner staff to please help arrange appropriate travel to transport the computer kit — bus or car travel is recommended. The computer kit will be provided in a medium-sized box with all components included.

Distribution Day Location

All Distribution Day events will be held at the Bellingham Public Library’s Central Location (downtown) in the Skillshare space:

Bellingham Public Library – Central Location
Skillshare Space by Main Entrance
210 Central Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

Distribution Day Dates

  • July 22nd, 2021 4pm-5pm
  • August 19th, 2021 4pm-5pm
  • September 23rd, 2021 4pm-5pm
  • October 21st, 2021 4pm-5pm
  • November 18th, 2021 4pm-5pm
  • December 16th, 2021 4pm-5pm
  • January 20th, 2022 4pm-5pm
  • February 17th, 2022 4pm-5pm

Communications

TAGNW Community Hub (Discord)

We use the TAGNW Community Hub (Discord) for all community discussion, including event, program, and services management. Discord is a fantastic online discussion platform featuring public, private, and group text, voice, and video chat. Free. Open to everyone. All are welcome.

We also encourage program partner staff to join the TAGNW Community Hub (Discord) and utilize it as a resource to support their organization both socially and technologically!

Help Channels

We have #help and #v-help channels at the TAGNW Community Hub for anyone to ask for any type of help! The #help channel is text only, and #v-help is for audio or video.

Project References

Contact

Please contact Michael Gan, TAGNW Executive Director, for questions, comments, or to make program arrangements, at director@tagnw.org, 360-312-7105, or at the TAGNW Community Hub @Michael Gan