• Maximize Free Help: How to Get It & Manage It Well

    Taught By
    Jared Chung Founder & Executive Director, CareerVillage.org

    Everything you need to know to effectively tap into the goodwill of others.

    A tech nonprofit secret? Getting free help is easy. One of the (many) awesome things about being a social impact startup is that people care about your mission. If given the chance, they’ll jump aboard through crowdsourcing or pro bono engagements. But getting this free help isn’t actually free – you have to manage those helping you. Sometimes it’s worth it, and sometimes it’s not. CareerVillage.org Founder and Executive Director Jared Chung is here to help you make free help worth the work. You’ll leave knowing: 

    • How to get free help through crowdsourcing and pro bono
    • How to manage crowdsourcing and pro bono so they’re worth you & your organization’s time
    • And other secrets to volunteer success


    Jared ChungJared Chung is the Founder and Executive Director of CareerVillage.org, the tech nonprofit democratizing access to career information and advice for underrepresented youth. Well-versed in everything from building strong partnerships to managing a successful tech stack, Jared has grown CareerVillage.org from providing 600 students with career advice to serving over 4 million students in 190 countries. In addition to being a Fast Forward Accelerator alum, Jared is an alum of AT&T Aspire Accelerator and Visible Connect. Before founding CareerVillage, Jared was a consultant at McKinsey & Co. and a Director at TEDxCambridge.



Learn from experts on topics specific to the tech nonprofit experience, all for free. You’ll have a front-row seat to conversations that get to the heart of how to level up your social impact work.


With tactics and new frameworks in-hand, you’ll walk away feeling unblocked and empowered to leverage new learnings within your organization.


You’ll find yourself in the company of peers who believe in - and are building - social impact tech. A supportive community of impact-driven leaders awaits you.

About Fast Forward

The world’s biggest social problems, from healthcare to education to human rights, deserve the best tech. Fast Forward invests in entrepreneurs who are using technology to accelerate social impact.

Fast Forward’s investments span beyond philanthropic funding, through products and programs that bridge the tech and nonprofit sectors to build capacity for tech nonprofits.To date, Fast Forward’s 90 Accelerator alumni have raised $753 Million in follow-on funding, impacting 186M lives.

As the first and only organization focused exclusively on scaling organizations that combine the best tech with sustainable nonprofit business models, Fast Forward’s mission is to accelerate impact.

About Our Partners

The eBay Foundation is committed to unleashing the power of entrepreneurship to build economically vibrant and thriving communities. To this end, they invest in organizations that empower underrepresented entrepreneurs to build a stronger and more inclusive world. The eBay Foundation is proud to support Fast Forward in its pursuit to do the same.

The Fast Forward Academy is also supported by Comcast Business. With a long history of supporting local communities and organizations wherever they do business, Comcast Business shares our belief that an entrepreneurial spirit is necessary to innovating for a better world.

Fast Forward’s work is made possible with the generous support of our premier partners Google.org, BlackRock, HPE Foundation, Twilio.org, and GM.