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  • 1. NGO Survey 1. Basic info Response Response Percent Count Name 100.0% 203 Organization Name 99.5% 202 answered question 203 skipped question 2 2. Contact Details Response Response Percent Count City/Town: 100.0% 203 Postal Code: 100.0% 203 Country: 100.0% 203 Email Address: 100.0% 203 Phone Number: 91.6% 186 answered question 203 skipped question 2 3. Your organization's website: Response Count 137 answered question 137 skipped question 68 1 of 34
  • 2. 4. How did you hear about this survey Response Response Percent Count NGO Post 34.0% 69 A Friend 16.3% 33 Email 28.6% 58 A Website 10.8% 22 Other (please specify) 10.3% 21 answered question 203 skipped question 2 2 of 34
  • 3. 5. Please choose the sector(s) your organization works in Response Response Percent Count Alternative Energy 13.4% 23 Appropriate Technology 10.5% 18 Arts and Culture 13.4% 23 Conflict / Disaster 12.8% 22 Education 64.5% 111 Economic Development 41.3% 71 Environment & Ecology 33.1% 57 Food / Agriculture 27.3% 47 Governance & Advocacy 18.6% 32 Health & Disabilities 48.8% 84 Housing & Infrastructure 8.7% 15 Human Rights 29.1% 50 Water & Sanitation 30.8% 53 Youth 44.2% 76 Other (please specify) 26.2% 45 answered question 172 skipped question 33 3 of 34
  • 4. 6. How many people are employed by your organization (including part-time paid employees) Response Response Percent Count 1-3 25.6% 44 3-5 9.9% 17 5-10 16.9% 29 10-15 13.4% 23 15-20 11.6% 20 20-30 6.4% 11 30-50 5.2% 9 50+ 11.0% 19 answered question 172 skipped question 33 4 of 34
  • 5. 7. Please select the range of your organization's annual operating budget. *Note - this information will not be shared with anyone. We are using the information to help understand the correlation of the needs of the NGO community to the budget size of their organizations. Response Response Percent Count Less than 1 lakh 20.2% 34 1-5 lakh 25.0% 42 5-10 lakh 18.5% 31 10-15 lakh 9.5% 16 15-20 lakh 6.0% 10 20-30 lakh 5.4% 9 30-50 lakh 2.4% 4 50 lakh + 13.1% 22 answered question 168 skipped question 37 8. Does your organization have full-time volunteers? If so, how many? Response Response Percent Count No 34.9% 60 1-3 16.9% 29 3-5 16.3% 28 5-10 18.0% 31 10+ 14.0% 24 answered question 172 skipped question 33 5 of 34
  • 6. 9. Does your organization have part-time volunteers? If so, how many? Response Response Percent Count No 14.0% 24 1-3 20.3% 35 3-5 11.6% 20 5-10 16.3% 28 10-20 14.0% 24 20-30 6.4% 11 30+ 17.4% 30 answered question 172 skipped question 33 10. What percentage of your services are delivered by volunteers? (For example, in a small health-education organization there might be 3 paid employees who manage fundraising, program planning and other duties, but most of the classes are taught by volunteers.) Response Response Percent Count None 10.7% 18 1-25% 44.4% 75 25-50% 20.7% 35 50-75% 12.4% 21 75-100% 11.8% 20 answered question 169 skipped question 36 6 of 34
  • 7. 11. How is your organization registered? Response Response Percent Count Trust 36.0% 62 Society 48.3% 83 Section 25 (Non-Profit) 11.0% 19 Private Limited Company 1.2% 2 Public Limited Company 1.2% 2 Unlimited Company 0.0% 0 Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) 0.6% 1 Partnership 0.6% 1 Sole Proprietorship 1.2% 2 Joint Venture Company 0.0% 0 answered question 172 skipped question 33 12. Do you have an 80G certificate and/or have registered with the Foreign Contribution Registration Act? Response Yes No Count 80G 45.2% (71) 54.8% (86) 157 Foreign Contribution Registration 36.9% (52) 63.8% (90) 141 Act answered question 167 skipped question 38 7 of 34
  • 8. 13. Please indicate the importance of the following areas Vital- without We don't Not a A big Rating Response Average this we do any priority priority Average Count will collapse 21.0% 18.2% 24.5% 23.8% 12.6% Marketing 1.89 143 (30) (26) (35) (34) (18) 24.8% 44.1% 21.4% Internet & Technology 3.4% (5) 6.2% (9) 2.74 145 (36) (64) (31) Management (Financial and Human 26.5% 38.8% 20.4% 5.4% (8) 8.8% (13) 2.60 147 Resources) (39) (57) (30) 19.1% 38.2% 29.6% Fund-Raising 7.9% (12) 5.3% (8) 2.76 152 (29) (58) (45) 32.7% 37.3% 22.7% Volunteer Utilization 2.7% (4) 4.7% (7) 2.73 150 (49) (56) (34) 23.6% 45.8% 22.2% Reporting 4.9% (7) 3.5% (5) 2.77 144 (34) (66) (32) answered question 152 skipped question 53 8 of 34
  • 9. 14. How much time/resources do you spend on each of the following activities.. Irregular Whenever Minor Large but very Response None we get routine routine time Count time activity activity consuming Marketing 22.2% (32) 25.0% (36) 25.7% (37) 20.1% (29) 6.9% (10) 144 Internet & Technology 5.4% (8) 18.4% (27) 24.5% (36) 49.0% (72) 2.7% (4) 147 Management (Financial and Human 5.5% (8) 19.9% (29) 24.0% (35) 44.5% (65) 6.2% (9) 146 Resources) Fund-Raising 12.8% (19) 16.1% (24) 26.2% (39) 36.9% (55) 8.1% (12) 149 Volunteer Utilization 6.1% (9) 17.7% (26) 27.9% (41) 43.5% (64) 4.8% (7) 147 Reporting 5.4% (8) 16.3% (24) 23.8% (35) 48.3% (71) 6.1% (9) 147 Other 24.4% (22) 21.1% (19) 18.9% (17) 23.3% (21) 12.2% (11) 90 answered question 152 skipped question 53 15. Do you want to expand or improve the following areas of your work? Yes. Want to Yes. But with significantly Rating Response No minor changes increase and/or Average Count improve Marketing 16.2% (24) 33.8% (50) 50.0% (74) 1.34 148 Internet & Technology 5.5% (8) 31.5% (46) 63.0% (92) 1.58 146 Management (Financial and Human 6.2% (9) 34.2% (50) 59.6% (87) 1.53 146 Resources) Fund-Raising 6.6% (10) 22.5% (34) 70.9% (107) 1.64 151 Volunteer Utilization 4.7% (7) 41.2% (61) 54.1% (80) 1.49 148 Reporting 9.0% (13) 31.9% (46) 59.0% (85) 1.50 144 answered question 152 skipped question 53 9 of 34
  • 10. 16. Please tell us what is the most important requirement for you to improve each of the following areas We're Better doing Additional More More New tools / skills / fine funds employees volunteers infrastructure knowledge thanks :) 10.9% Marketing 29.9% (44) 12.2% (18) 20.4% (30) 38.1% (56) 31.3% (46) (16) 9.2% Internet & Technology 31.7% (45) 7.0% (10) 11.3% (16) 33.1% (47) 38.7% (55) (13) Management (Financial and Human 9.8% 25.9% (37) 16.1% (23) 16.1% (23) 34.3% (49) 18.2% (26) Resources) (14) Fund-Raising 6.0% (9) 36.7% (55) 10.0% (15) 19.3% (29) 30.0% (45) 26.7% (40) 10.7% Volunteer Utilization 14.8% (22) 5.4% (8) 24.8% (37) 32.2% (48) 18.8% (28) (16) 11.3% Reporting 12.1% (17) 9.2% (13) 10.6% (15) 34.0% (48) 31.2% (44) (16) Please add more information if your needs are not accurately addressed a answered ques skipped ques 10 of 34
  • 11. 17. Please share basic details of particular work that you do in each of the following categories. For example, "Marketing" - brochure creation, newsletters, events etc.." Response Response Percent Count Marketing 92.0% 92 Internet & Technology 93.0% 93 Management (Financial and Human 73.0% 73 Resources) Fund-Raising 92.0% 92 Volunteer Utilization 80.0% 80 Reporting 77.0% 77 answered question 100 skipped question 105 18. Please choose the next section of the survey you would like to complete Response Response Percent Count Marketing 24.1% 35 Internet and Technology 24.1% 35 Finances and Fund-Raising 52.4% 76 Volunteers and Additional 35.9% 52 Resources No thank you, I'm done :) 18.6% 27 answered question 145 skipped question 60 11 of 34
  • 12. 19. What Internet Browser do you use most Response Response Percent Count Internet Explorer 7 29.3% 12 Firefox 3 36.6% 15 Internet Explorer 6 14.6% 6 Firefox 2 9.8% 4 Internet Explorer 5 2.4% 1 Safari 2.4% 1 Dont' know 2.4% 1 Other (please specify) 2.4% 1 answered question 41 skipped question 164 20. Does your organization have a listing or profile on a website other than your own? If so please list the URL to your profile below Response Response Percent Count URL: 100.0% 19 URL: 52.6% 10 URL: 42.1% 8 answered question 19 skipped question 186 12 of 34
  • 13. 21. Does your organization or do you subscribe to any sector-focused email lists, newsletters, or online magazines? If so please lists them here: Response Count 22 answered question 22 skipped question 183 22. How important are the following technologies to the operation of your organization? We use all We Not very the time Don't Rating Response don't Average Important important (very know Average Count use important) 0.0% 31.7% 0.0% Email 0.0% (0) 4.9% (2) 63.4% (26) 3.59 (0) (13) (0) 0.0% 17.1% 41.5% 2.4% Internet browser 0.0% (0) 39.0% (16) 3.23 (0) (7) (17) (1) 2.4% 41.5% 0.0% Microsoft Word 2.4% (1) 9.8% (4) 43.9% (18) 3.22 (1) (17) (0) 0.0% 12.2% 51.2% 0.0% Microsoft Excel 4.9% (2) 31.7% (13) 3.10 (0) (5) (21) (0) Print publishing (e.g. Corel Drawl, 22.0% 24.4% 39.0% 0.0% 7.3% (3) 7.3% (3) 2.02 Microsoft Publisher, etc.) (9) (10) (16) (0) Project Tracking software 24.4% 24.4% 9.8% 7.3% (3) 19.5% (8) 14.6% (6) 1.92 (Microsoft Outlook, Access etc.) (10) (10) (4) Contact management tool (e.g. 12.2% 19.5% 41.5% 2.4% 7.3% (3) 17.1% (7) 2.45 address book, CRM, etc.) (5) (8) (17) (1) Website maintenance (e.g. Blogger, 2.4% 53.7% 2.4% WordPress, Dreamweaver, Google 2.4% (1) 2.4% (1) 36.6% (15) 3.23 (1) (22) (1) Sites, etc.) Other (please specify how important it is) answered question skipped question 13 of 34
  • 14. 23. Please indicate how familiar your organization is with the following tools and how satisfied you are with each of them. Satisfaction We don't use It works and we Respons It's great! It is really a pain this use it Internet search & research 7.9% (3) 47.4% (18) 44.7% (17) 0.0% (0) Print Publishing (e.g. Corel Draw, 58.8% (20) 14.7% (5) 26.5% (9) 0.0% (0) Microsoft Publisher, etc.) Project Tracking (e.g. Microsoft 51.4% (19) 27.0% (10) 16.2% (6) 5.4% (2) Outlook, Access etc.) Contact Management (e.g. address 40.0% (14) 25.7% (9) 34.3% (12) 0.0% (0) book, CRM, etc.) Internet Publishing (e.g. Blogger, WordPress, Dreamweaver, Google 13.9% (5) 41.7% (15) 44.4% (16) 0.0% (0) Sites, etc.) Social Networking 18.9% (7) 51.4% (19) 29.7% (11) 0.0% (0) Familiarity No Limited Respons Average Pretty good Expert Experience Knowledge Internet search & research 6.5% (2) 19.4% (6) 19.4% (6) 45.2% (14) 9.7% (3) Print Publishing (e.g. Corel Draw, 44.8% (13) 17.2% (5) 20.7% (6) 13.8% (4) 3.4% (1) Microsoft Publisher, etc.) Project Tracking (e.g. Microsoft 34.5% (10) 24.1% (7) 24.1% (7) 10.3% (3) 6.9% (2) Outlook, Access etc.) Contact Management (e.g. address 25.9% (7) 22.2% (6) 29.6% (8) 18.5% (5) 3.7% (1) book, CRM, etc.) Internet Publishing (e.g. Blogger, WordPress, Dreamweaver, Google 12.5% (4) 15.6% (5) 31.3% (10) 28.1% (9) 12.5% (4) Sites, etc.) Social Networking 12.9% (4) 16.1% (5) 29.0% (9) 38.7% (12) 3.2% (1) Please tell us more... answered question skipped question 14 of 34
  • 15. 24. Would your organization be willing to pay for any of the following services? No, but if they were Yes, we Response No free we Yes already N/A Count would be have interested Email campaign setup (list management and technical support 25.0% (10) 50.0% (20) 25.0% (10) 2.5% (1) 0.0% (0) 40 for mass-emailing) Webpage Setup (development and 24.4% (10) 43.9% (18) 22.0% (9) 12.2% (5) 2.4% (1) 41 design) Internet publishing (content development and communication 20.0% (8) 42.5% (17) 40.0% (16) 2.5% (1) 0.0% (0) 40 strategy) Productivity methods and tools 17.5% (7) 57.5% (23) 27.5% (11) 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 40 (project management) Financial methods and tools (budgeting and accounting 23.1% (9) 41.0% (16) 30.8% (12) 7.7% (3) 0.0% (0) 39 software) Other (please specify) 1 answered question 41 skipped question 164 25. Do you or does anyone in your organization regularly use any of the following Response Yes No Count Facebook 59.5% (22) 40.5% (15) 37 Orkut 71.8% (28) 28.2% (11) 39 Twitter 30.3% (10) 69.7% (23) 33 Blog (any blog like Blogger or 64.1% (25) 35.9% (14) 39 Wordpress) answered question 41 skipped question 164 15 of 34
  • 16. 26. Thank you for completing the Internet and Technology portion of our survey. Please take a minute to reflect on the answers you have given here, because they may help you understand opportunities for growth and improvement. Please select the next portion of the survey you would like to complete. Response Response Percent Count Marketing 10.8% 4 Finance and Fund-raising 40.5% 15 Volunteers and Additional 27.0% 10 Resources No thanks I'm done 21.6% 8 answered question 37 skipped question 168 16 of 34
  • 17. 27. What are your marketing goals? Please indicate your organizational priority for each of the following Not Low High Rating Response Average interested priority Priority Average Count Raising awareness of your organization among the 0.0% (0) 7.0% (3) 25.6% (11) 67.4% (29) 2.60 43 communities you serve Raising donations 4.8% (2) 11.9% (5) 28.6% (12) 54.8% (23) 2.33 42 Publicizing your events 0.0% (0) 15.4% (6) 28.2% (11) 56.4% (22) 2.41 39 Building your organization's brand 0.0% (0) 9.3% (4) 30.2% (13) 60.5% (26) 2.51 43 Connecting with potential partner 4.7% (2) 16.3% (7) 23.3% (10) 55.8% (24) 2.30 43 organizations Connecting with the academic 2.6% (1) 17.9% (7) 23.1% (9) 56.4% (22) 2.33 39 community Increasing government awareness 14.3% (6) 11.9% (5) 35.7% (15) 38.1% (16) 1.98 42 of your organization Promoting your income generating 20.9% (9) 16.3% (7) 23.3% (10) 39.5% (17) 1.81 43 activities (sales) answered question 44 skipped question 161 17 of 34
  • 18. 28. Please assess your success in achieving the following objectives and use "N/A" for any objectives you aren't interested in. We had Not very We are Rating Response average good N/A successful experts Average Count results Raising awareness of your 39.5% 46.5% organization among the 2.3% (1) 9.3% (4) 2.3% (1) 2.64 43 (17) (20) communities you serve 45.2% 11.9% Raising donations 33.3% (14) 2.4% (1) 7.1% (3) 1.82 42 (19) (5) 60.5% 15.8% Publicizing your events 15.8% (6) 2.6% (1) 5.3% (2) 2.06 38 (23) (6) 41.5% 29.3% Building your organization's brand 22.0% (9) 2.4% (1) 4.9% (2) 2.13 41 (17) (12) Connecting with potential partner 39.5% 27.9% 20.9% (9) 4.7% (2) 7.0% (3) 2.18 43 organizations (17) (12) Connecting with the academic 48.8% 18.6% 14.0% 11.6% (5) 7.0% (3) 2.24 43 community (21) (8) (6) Increasing government awareness 37.2% 23.3% 20.9% 16.3% (7) 2.3% (1) 2.15 43 of your organization (16) (10) (9) Promoting your income generating 32.6% 14.0% 20.9% 30.2% (13) 2.3% (1) 1.85 43 activities (sales) (14) (6) (9) answered question 44 skipped question 161 18 of 34
  • 19. 29. Please tell us about your marketing efforts. Do you... No, but we would Response Yes No like to Count Approach or work with media 48.8% (21) 16.3% (7) 34.9% (15) 43 (newspapers/TV) for publicity Publicize with stalls/posters at 50.0% (21) 21.4% (9) 28.6% (12) 42 events/public places Maintain a website/blog 63.6% (28) 11.4% (5) 25.0% (11) 44 Take & share photos/video on your 83.3% (35) 4.8% (2) 11.9% (5) 42 work Send regular emails to a network of 56.8% (25) 18.2% (8) 25.0% (11) 44 potential donors Use Social Networking websites like 54.5% (24) 22.7% (10) 22.7% (10) 44 Orkut, Facebook groups, youtube Pay to advertise 21.4% (9) 61.9% (26) 16.7% (7) 42 Other (please specify) 7 answered question 44 skipped question 161 19 of 34
  • 20. 30. If you are currently engaged in any of these activities, or have in the past, please indicate how effective they are/were for your organization Completely Not too Very Response It works N/A ineffective effective effective Count Approach or work with media 2.3% (1) 20.9% (9) 41.9% (18) 11.6% (5) 23.3% (10) 43 (newspapers/TV) for publicity Publicize with stalls/posters at 0.0% (0) 16.7% (7) 42.9% (18) 14.3% (6) 26.2% (11) 42 events/public places Maintain a website/blog 0.0% (0) 16.3% (7) 27.9% (12) 30.2% (13) 25.6% (11) 43 Take & share photos/video on your 2.3% (1) 20.5% (9) 45.5% (20) 22.7% (10) 9.1% (4) 44 work Send regular emails to a network of 0.0% (0) 18.6% (8) 34.9% (15) 25.6% (11) 20.9% (9) 43 potential donors Use Social Networking websites like 2.4% (1) 14.6% (6) 34.1% (14) 17.1% (7) 31.7% (13) 41 Orkut, Facebook groups, youtube Pay to advertise 0.0% (0) 16.7% (6) 11.1% (4) 11.1% (4) 61.1% (22) 36 Other (please specify) 3 answered question 44 skipped question 161 20 of 34
  • 21. 31. What do you need to do the following better We're Better doing Additional More More New tools / skills / fine funds employees volunteers infrastructure knowledge thanks :) Approach or work with media 4.9% (2) 26.8% (11) 24.4% (10) 29.3% (12) 41.5% (17) 26.8% (11) (newspapers/TV) for publicity Publicize with stalls/posters at 7.7% (3) 38.5% (15) 17.9% (7) 28.2% (11) 25.6% (10) 25.6% (10) events/public places 12.5% Maintain a website/blog 27.5% (11) 17.5% (7) 22.5% (9) 42.5% (17) 32.5% (13) (5) Take & share photos/video on your 17.1% 12.2% (5) 22.0% (9) 26.8% (11) 34.1% (14) 39.0% (16) work (7) Send regular emails to a network of 25.6% 17.9% (7) 17.9% (7) 28.2% (11) 25.6% (10) 17.9% (7) potential donors (10) Use Social Networking websites like 22.0% 12.2% (5) 12.2% (5) 29.3% (12) 39.0% (16) 22.0% (9) Orkut, Facebook groups, youtube (9) 20.6% Pay to advertise 50.0% (17) 8.8% (3) 11.8% (4) 20.6% (7) 8.8% (3) (7) Other (please tell us m answered ques skipped ques 21 of 34
  • 22. 32. Effective marketing is a combination of knowing your audience and having the right message. Please help us understand how your organization segments and targets your audience No, we would Yes, but No, but like to we we are Response Yes No but do would N/A planning Count not have like to to the improve resources We have a carefully managed list 30.2% 25.6% 30.2% 4.7% (2) 9.3% (4) 0.0% (0) 43 of contacts (13) (11) (13) We use different messages for 23.3% 18.6% 25.6% 20.9% (9) 9.3% (4) 2.3% (1) 43 different audiences (10) (8) (11) We use different types of media 21.4% 11.9% 16.7% 11.9% and outreach methods for different 21.4% (9) 16.7% (7) 42 (9) (5) (7) (5) audiences Other (please specify) 2 answered question 43 skipped question 162 33. Thank you for completing the Marketing portion of our survey. Please take a minute to reflect on the answers you have given here, because they may help you understand opportunities for growth and improvement. Please select the next portion of the survey you would like to complete. Response Response Percent Count Internet and Technology 29.5% 13 Finance and Fund-raising 38.6% 17 Volunteers and Additional 11.4% 5 Resources No thanks I'm done 20.5% 9 answered question 44 skipped question 161 22 of 34
  • 23. 34. what percentage of your annual income comes from your largest 5 sources (donors or grants)? Response Response Percent Count 5-10% 21.4% 15 10-20% 2.9% 2 20-30% 10.0% 7 30-40% 8.6% 6 40-50% 2.9% 2 50-60% 5.7% 4 60-70% 8.6% 6 70-80% 12.9% 9 80-90% 17.1% 12 90-100% 10.0% 7 feel free to share additional information 20 answered question 70 skipped question 135 23 of 34
  • 24. 35. How much of your funding comes from the following sources? Response None Some of it Most of it Count Corporate donations 62.7% (37) 33.9% (20) 3.4% (2) 59 Individual donations 16.0% (12) 41.3% (31) 42.7% (32) 75 We generate our own revenue 16.9% (11) 52.3% (34) 32.3% (21) 65 Personal funds 28.8% (19) 31.8% (21) 39.4% (26) 66 Government 48.4% (30) 38.7% (24) 12.9% (8) 62 Indian foundations 75.4% (43) 17.5% (10) 7.0% (4) 57 International foundations 66.7% (36) 14.8% (8) 18.5% (10) 54 answered question 78 skipped question 127 36. If you generate revenues, how profitable are your revenue generating activities? Response Response Percent Count They cover all our operating costs 14.5% 11 Significant impact on our bottom 14.5% 11 line Negligible 22.4% 17 Not profitable 27.6% 21 N/A 21.1% 16 answered question 76 skipped question 129 24 of 34
  • 25. 37. How satisfied are you with your current financial processes & management? Response Response Percent Count Not Satisfied 64.1% 50 Satisfied 33.3% 26 Very satisfied 2.6% 2 answered question 78 skipped question 127 38. Please say how true you feel the following statements are for your organization: Partially Rating Response Not true True N/A true Average Count We have diligent accounting procedures and comprehensive 15.6% (12) 26.0% (20) 51.9% (40) 6.5% (5) 2.23 77 detailed reports Our annual budget is uncertain because it is dependent on many 15.8% (12) 35.5% (27) 38.2% (29) 10.5% (8) 2.01 76 external factors Project costs are carefully controlled and always match our 3.9% (3) 29.9% (23) 58.4% (45) 7.8% (6) 2.39 77 budget answered question 78 skipped question 127 25 of 34
  • 26. 39. please indicate what software, if any, you use to manage your finances Response Response Percent Count Microsoft Excel 46.8% 37 Tally 30.4% 24 Intuit Quick Books 5.1% 4 Other (please specify) 17.7% 14 answered question 79 skipped question 126 40. How many grants do you apply for per year (on average)? Response Response Percent Count 0 22.1% 17 1-2 14.3% 11 3-5 23.4% 18 5-10 23.4% 18 10-15 7.8% 6 15-20 3.9% 3 20-30 1.3% 1 30+ 3.9% 3 answered question 77 skipped question 128 26 of 34
  • 27. 41. How many grants do you receive per year? Response Response Percent Count 0 39.0% 30 1-2 42.9% 33 3-5 15.6% 12 5-10 0.0% 0 10-15 1.3% 1 15+ 1.3% 1 answered question 77 skipped question 128 42. How many reports do you write per grant? Response Response Percent Count 0 22.1% 17 1-2 39.0% 30 3-4 24.7% 19 5+ 14.3% 11 answered question 77 skipped question 128 27 of 34
  • 28. 43. On average, how many total hours does your organization spend preparing one report? Response Response Percent Count 0-5 27.0% 20 5-10 27.0% 20 10-15 17.6% 13 15-20 9.5% 7 20-30 10.8% 8 30-40 6.8% 5 40+ 1.4% 1 answered question 74 skipped question 131 44. Can you / do you re-use parts of your reports for other reports? Response Response Percent Count Yes, we can often submit the very 10.1% 7 same report! Yes, sometimes we re-use large 15.9% 11 portions of a report Occasionally we use small parts 42.0% 29 of previously written reports No, re-using reports is not effective because we have multiple 20.3% 14 projects No, we have such different reporting requirements it is 21.7% 15 impossible please tell us more... 12 answered question 69 skipped question 136 28 of 34
  • 29. 45. Please describe your answer above in greater detail. What are your current activities or plans and some factors that will impact the success of your income generating activities Response Count 79 answered question 79 skipped question 126 46. Thank you for completing the finance and fund-raising portion of our survey. Please take a minute to reflect on the answers you have given here, because they may help you understand opportunities for growth and improvement. Please select the next portion of the survey you would like to complete. Response Response Percent Count Internet and Technology 18.1% 13 Marketing 6.9% 5 Volunteers and Additional 25.0% 18 Resources No thanks I'm done 50.0% 36 answered question 72 skipped question 133 29 of 34
  • 30. 47. Where do you find volunteers? Response Response Percent Count We don't use volunteers 3.6% 2 Word of mouth 36.4% 20 Emailing 25.5% 14 Through an organization (e.g. 20.0% 11 iVolunteer) In partnership with a corporation 14.5% 8 answered question 55 skipped question 150 30 of 34
  • 31. 48. Please tell us in which of the following areas your volunteers work the most Most of this is Rating Response None Rarely Sometimes Frequently handled Average Count by volunteers 1.9% 16.7% Direct program work 25.9% (14) 29.6% (16) 25.9% (14) 3.43 54 (1) (9) 34.7% 30.6% Accounting 18.4% (9) 12.2% (6) 4.1% (2) 1.55 49 (17) (15) 32.7% 18.4% IT, database and web maintenance 28.6% (14) 14.3% (7) 6.1% (3) 1.92 49 (16) (9) 6.0% 14.0% Event planning and execution 36.0% (18) 36.0% (18) 8.0% (4) 3.06 50 (3) (7) 21.2% 17.3% Fund raising 26.9% (14) 21.2% (11) 13.5% (7) 2.50 52 (11) (9) 19.1% 17.0% Publicity and marketing 25.5% (12) 27.7% (13) 10.6% (5) 2.57 47 (9) (8) 37.0% 8.7% Grant writing 26.1% (12) 21.7% (10) 6.5% (3) 2.07 46 (17) (4) 31.3% 20.8% Administrative work 27.1% (13) 12.5% (6) 8.3% (4) 1.94 48 (15) (10) 0.0% 0.0% Other 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 0.00 0 (0) (0) Other (please specify) 2 answered question 55 skipped question 150 31 of 34
  • 32. 49. How satisfied are you with the role of volunteers in your organization? Not Very Rating Response Satisfied N/A satisfied satisfied Average Count Volunteer availability 25.0% (14) 46.4% (26) 25.0% (14) 3.6% (2) 2.00 56 Volunteer skills 14.8% (8) 50.0% (27) 29.6% (16) 5.6% (3) 2.16 54 Volunteer commitment and 20.0% (11) 56.4% (31) 18.2% (10) 5.5% (3) 1.98 55 consistency answered question 56 skipped question 149 50. How important the following actions would be for your organization We really It would Not relevant This need this, Difficult have Response to our would be please to manage limited Count organization good show us impact how! Increasing the number of volunteers available (by finding 13.0% (7) 3.7% (2) 7.4% (4) 48.1% (26) 27.8% (15) 54 new sources) Increasing the number of skilled 9.1% (5) 7.3% (4) 3.6% (2) 56.4% (31) 25.5% (14) 55 volunteers Increasing the consistency and 11.1% (6) 5.6% (3) 13.0% (7) 48.1% (26) 22.2% (12) 54 passion of your current volunteers Improving task delegation to give 11.5% (6) 5.8% (3) 13.5% (7) 46.2% (24) 26.9% (14) 52 volunteers a larger amount of work Improving your managerial abilities 11.3% (6) 7.5% (4) 7.5% (4) 47.2% (25) 26.4% (14) 53 to track and monitor volunteer work Other (please tell us more) 3 answered question 56 skipped question 149 32 of 34
  • 33. 51. Would your organization consider the following? Response Yes No Need to think Count Paying volunteers a small stipend 50.9% (28) 27.3% (15) 21.8% (12) 55 Providing additional training for 83.0% (44) 7.5% (4) 11.3% (6) 53 your volunteers Paying a small service fee to a 34.0% (18) 45.3% (24) 20.8% (11) 53 volunteer sourcing organization Maintaining a website listing your 56.6% (30) 22.6% (12) 20.8% (11) 53 week to week volunteer needs answered question 56 skipped question 149 52. How interested are you in meeting individuals who are interested in or already working in your field? Response Response Percent Count Not interested 1.8% 1 Somewhat interested 35.7% 20 Very interested 66.1% 37 answered question 56 skipped question 149 33 of 34
  • 34. 53. Thank you for completing the Volunteers and Additional Resources portion of our survey. Please take a minute to reflect on the answers you have given here, because they may help you understand opportunities for growth and improvement. Please select the next portion of the survey you would like to complete. Response Response Percent Count Marketing 8.3% 4 Finance and Fund-raising 29.2% 14 Internet and Technology 12.5% 6 No thanks I'm done 50.0% 24 answered question 48 skipped question 157 34 of 34