HE GRADUATES WITH BETTER ACCESS TO JOBS,HE MAKES MORE MONEY ($1.3 MILLION MORE OVER HIS LIFETIME)PAYS MORE TAXESVOTESHE’S HEALTHIER, HAPPIER, AND HE LIVES A LONGER LIFE.AND WHEN HIS 8 YEAR--‐OLD WONDERS ABOUT HER OWN FUTUREHE SAYS TO HIS DAUGHTERYOU CAN GO TO COLLEGE.
10,000 Degrees Scaling Plan
THE UPSIDE OF A COLLEGE DEGREE 8.9 ADDITIONAL 22.6% 37.6% YEARS OF INCREASE IN INCREASE IN LIFE EMPLOYMENT VOTING + MORE TAX + $1.3 MIL + MORE REVENUE & EXTRA ACTIVE LESS LIFETIME CITIZENS PUBLIC EARNINGS ASSISTANCE
THE SOLUTION: 10,000 DEGREES • Proven and high • CEO since 1999 touch model • Talented senior • To-and-through team college • Board Chair is • Flexibly deployed Alumnus to build on what’s • Engaged board already working in communities Leadership Killer App Alumni Results • 17K and climbing • Currently serving • 100s currently 2,500 students engaged • $1,800 in costs • Serve as mentors, per student staff, donors, • 84% college board members graduation rate
THE KILLER APP FIND THE MONEY GIVE BACK CHANGE THE EARN THE DEGREE WORLD GET READY Financial Aid Leadership CorpsPLANT THE SEED education & The “Finish Line” Poverty reduction 10KD University Networking & College4Kids! management 10KD College internships Economic boost 10KD Institute 10KD scholarships Clubs Alumni Health benefits & other aid engagement Civic engagement
IMPACT100% graduate from high school98% matriculate in college84% complete their degree
THE MULTI-GENERATIONAL IMPACT IS HUGE The cycle of poverty is broken for the graduate’s family and for future generations Expectations change for traditionally under- represented students Parents raise 2nd generation college students
COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES Low cost ($1,800/student) Powerful Alumni strategic involvement partnerships THE PROMISE OF COLLEGE Our own Data sharing COMPLETIO renewable scholarships N Killer app
GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT DRIVEN BY DEMAND Students served College tours 10KD Institute
GOAL 2015: 25% OF OUR TARGET POPULATION Students served College tours 10KD Institute
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS SCALE IMPACT, NOT INFRASTRUCTUREScholarship SolanoSonoma County in Communitypartnership with Foundation10,000 Degrees Vallejo Hope ScholarshipMarin Community HispanicFoundation Scholarship Fund Students served College tours 10KD Institute
SCALING STRATEGY AND MARKETS Number of Number of Students ServedFiscal Year Communities Schools Annually2011-2012 2 13 2,5002012-2013 3 16 4,0002013-2014 4 19 7,5002014-2015 4 22 10,0002015-2020 8 40 20,000
THREE STRATEGY HORIZONS FOR SUSTAINING RAPID GROWTH LONG JUMP Initiatives to sow the seeds for MEDIUM JUMP growth across the Initiatives to state and country.Portfolio leverage existing Brand equityof resources and building and capabilities to supporting fee forStrategy pursue growth in service + region. licensing revenue.Initiatives SHORT JUMP Initiative to fortify Moderate revenue + extend gains build programs. foundation for sizable gains over Immediate gains next 5 years. in funding + alliances. 2009-2012 2012-2015 2015-2020
ON THE STRATEGY HORIZON 2012- 2015BUSINESS SCALE IMPACT – MAINTAIN REGIONAL NOT STEP-UP COMPETITIVE CONCENTRATION OPEN SOURCE INFRASTRUCTURE INNOVATION ADVANTAGE IN CALIFORNIA APPROACH Long-tem Develop tech- Significantly North SF Bay Simple, but not strategic based solutions lower cost per Area provides easy to do alliances raise for effective student ratio than demand for funds for 10,000 scaling peers growth from Degrees and ($1,800/student). 2,500 to 10,000 provide flexible by 2015. development 84% graduation rate STRENGTHEN INVEST IN EXPAND REVENUEORGANIZATION CONTINUE R&D PLATFORM VOLUNTEERS OPPORTUNITIES College Invest in senior Scale alumni and Build scalable persistence R&D staff leadership volunteer funding model with engagement, contributed and Hi tech and hi training and earned income touch approaches stewardship systems
10,000 DEGREES IN EVERY COMMUNITY ACROSS THE COUNTRY NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED MODEL(2005) Recognized byLumina Foundation(2009) Impact recognizedby Sen. Barack Obama(2011) “NationalScholarship Provider of theYear”84% baccalaureate degreeattainment rate + 17K Over $54 million in scholarships to datealumni and counting!
READY TO SCALE! PREPARED AND POISED LEADERSHIPStrong financialmanagement andfundraising success.Proven record of replicationand detailed expansionplan.Infrastructure investmentsfor growth.Robust network of strategicpartners.
10,000 MORE DEGREES, 10,000 MORE WAYS TO CHANGE THE WORLD
THE 10,000 DEGREES TEAMEllyn Weisel Karen Saul Pena Kim Mazzuca Traci Lanier Seth Goddard Chief Bluestone Chair of the President Vice Director ofDevelopment Managing Board and CEO President Communi- Officer Director for and COO cations Strategy and Innovation