Vermont Nonprofit Conference 2012: Benchmarks for a Better VT Slides
VERMONT NONPROFIT CONFERENCE 2012WELCOME!
THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS!Corporation for National & Community Service Marlboro College Graduate School United Way of Chittenden County United Ways of Vermont (Addison, Lamoille & Windham Counties) SerVermont Vermont Community Foundation
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS! Cope & Associates, Inc. National Life Group Foundation Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Fair Point Communications Key Bank Foundation SoverNet Communciations A.D. Henderson Foundation
The Results-Based Accountability™ concepts utilized in this program are derived from the book Trying Hard is Not Good Enough by Mark Friedman
TODAY’S AGENDA10 AM – Welcome, Agenda, Sponsor Promo10:15 AM – BBVT Overview, CCAT & Performance Institute Eligibility & Dates Anne Lezak, BBVT Program Coordinator and Kate Jellema, BBVT Director
TODAY’S AGENDA10:35 AM – Results-Based Accountability™ (Part 1) - Amy Carmola, Director of Community Impact & Engagement, United Way of Chittenden County12 PM – Networking Lunch
WHO CAN TAKE CCAT? – At No Cost• Vermont nonprofits with annual operating budget under $2.5 million• Budget of at least $100,000 and one or more full-time staff• Participate in March 20 Vermont Nonprofit Conference• Sign up at bbvt.marlboro.edu beginning Wed., March 21, 9 AM• First come, first served - limit of 75
WHO CAN TAKE CCAT? – For $200• Any Vermont nonprofit, regardless of size• Do not have to attend March 20 Vermont Nonprofit Conference• Sign up at bbvt.marlboro.edu, under “$200 CCAT” category by May 1
PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE SELECTION CRITERIA• Vermont nonprofit with annual operating budget under $2.5 million (some spaces reserved for those with budgets under $1 million) - organizations with a fiscal agent qualify if they have their own budget and board• Community and statewide coalitions are eligible to apply
PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE SELECTION CRITERIA• Participation in the March 20 Vermont Nonprofit Conference 2012• Submission of Performance Institute Application• Organizational readiness, as determined by CCAT scores (score of 190 or above on three of the four capacity areas), Performance Institute application responses, and interview for finalists
PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE SELECTION CRITERIA• Commitment of 2-3 organizational leaders to fully participate in Performance Institute activities (board members encouraged to participate)
PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE SELECTION CRITERIAOrganizational focus on one or more of the following: – Healthy futures - Services such as access to health care, disease prevention and health promotion initiatives, and health literacy.
PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE SELECTION CRITERIAOrganizational focus on one or more of the following: – Education - Services that help children and youth achieve success in school and increase high school graduation rates.
PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE SELECTION CRITERIAOrganizational focus on one or more of the following: – Economic opportunity - Services for economically disadvantaged individuals within communities including financial literacy, housing assistance, job training, and nutritional assistance.
UPCOMING DEADLINES• Wednesday 3/21, 9 AM - CCAT Sign-Up Begins• Wednesday 3/28 - Performance Institute Application Available at bbvt.marlboro.edu• Wednesday 4/18 - Final Day to Complete CCAT to Qualify for Performance Institute• Tuesday, 5/1 – Final Day for ALL CCAT’s
UPCOMING DEADLINES• Friday 4/27 - Performance Institute Application due 5 p.m.• Wednesday 5/2 - Friday 5/11 - Interviews with Finalists• Wednesday 5/16 - Announcement of Performance Institute Participants
PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE OVERVIEW• Conferences - Kick-off Conference June 12-13 1-day Conference - January 2013 Final Conference - Summer 2013• Cohort-level networks - 25 hours of trainer- facilitated community learning and peers support, both face-to-face and online• Individual TA to organization teams - 20 hours of in-house, telephone and email TA• PLUS: Additional organizational team work throughout the Performance Institute.
UPCOMING COMMON GOOD VT EVENTS• Thursday, April 12th – 10 a.m. – Noon Your Community by the Numbers! Make U.S. Census Data Work for You!• Thursday, April 19th – Noon – 1:30 p.m. Media Maven Lunch & Webcast: Develop Rich & Lasting Corporate Relationships• Tuesday, April 24th - 8:30 – 4:30 p.m. You Get What You Measure
UPCOMING COMMON GOOD VT EVENTS• Thursday, May 17th – Noon – 1:30 p.m. Media Maven: Finding Your Tree in the We Forest: SEO for NPO’s• April, May & June 2012 Leadership Circles Montpelier (and other locations)• September 20th – Noon Media Maven: 7th Annual NPO Luncheon