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Microprojects Webinar


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  • 1. General Rules, Definitions and Behaviors
  • 2. Microprojects AgendaO What is a microprojectO How to add a microprojectO Microproject pilot informationO Next steps
  • 3. I. What is amicroproject?
  • 4. A micro-project is a one-time fundraisingeffort to help achieve a specific activity oroutcome.O Microprojects can either benefit specific people or an activity with a reasonably small amount of funding.O All microprojects have a “parent project”
  • 5. Microproject ExamplesO "$500 will send Grace to school for a year.” O Parent: Scholarships for 100 girls in LiberiaO "$200 will buy Deepti a new goat.” O Parent: Improving the Livelihoods of women in IndiaO “$400 will provide Oscar with job training.“ O Parent: Vocational training for Youth in Argentina
  • 6. ReportingO Projects have 90 days to reach their funding goalO Same reporting structure as regular projectsO Only one report required!O Donors to a microproject will receive parent project updates after microproject is funded
  • 7. Project Vs Microproject Project MicroprojectO General O SpecificO Any budget amount O $250 - $10,000O No timeline O 90 days to fundO Reports due every 3 O Only one required months report after funding O Up to 10 projects atO Unlimited projects a time with reporting O No donation optionsO Donation options
  • 8. II. How to add a microproject
  • 9. How to enter a Microproject
  • 10. How to edit a Microproject
  • 11. Microprojects on
  • 12. Type of Information to Share with Potential DonorsO Who will the project help?O Where is the beneficiary located?O What problem the project solve?O What will the project cost to complete? Be specific when creating microprojects.
  • 13. III. The Pilot: Youth Opportunity
  • 14. Microprojects Pilot ProcessO Microprojects portal will be launching with a new corporate partner in September!O Focus of the portal will be youth opportunityO Only select organizations will be allowed to participate
  • 15. Who is eligible?O Beneficiaries of microprojects for the pilot should be young people (13-25) who lack the skills, education, experiences, and connections to employment that are required in order to find or create their own economic opportunity
  • 16. Choosing the Right Individual or Activity for a MicroprojectO Are you aware of a young entrepreneur or business person in need of capital?O Does a rising athlete in your town/village need better or new training equipment?O Is there a star student in urgent need of books, uniforms or a computer for university?O Do you know of a young farmer looking to expand their business?
  • 17. IV. Next StepsO Confirm your interest: orms/microprojects-interest- confirmation/O Sign NDA if you want to participate in the pilotO Enter your projects!