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appLINK

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appLINK is a simplified web portal grant application and management system, that aims to improve the grant-making process at the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women.

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appLINK

  1. 1. Web Platform Project Proposal June 2014
  2. 2. ABOUT US KEY PROJECTS OPPORTUNITY Matter is a strategic design firm that creates triple bottom line solutions for nonprofits, philanthropies, and social innovators. We believe that design can solve problems, build communities, and change the world.
  3. 3. OPPORTUNITY SCOPE OF OPERATIONS The UN Trust Fund To End Violence Against Women (UN Trust Fund) is a leading global grant-making mechanism exclusively dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls in all its forms. The UN Trust Fund works with non-governmental organizations, governments and UN country teams to: Prevent violence against women and girls Expand the access of women and girl survivors of violence to services Strengthen the implementation of laws
  4. 4. ●  Is considered unintuitive as many queries are made annually by new applicants unfamiliar with the system ●  Cannot track edits by independent judging parties, thus duplicating review efforts ●  Applicants are often denied funding due to misappropriated budgets and crucial information being left out CURRENT SYSTEM
  5. 5. appLINK is a new online grant management system a simple, accessible web-based grant application and grant management system for the UN Trust Fund. The new system will: SOLUTION PROPOSED SYSTEM Increase access Decrease number of incomplete Reduce review time
  6. 6. SOLUTION WizeHive offers a cloud-based solution that help customers organize, manage and streamline their business activities. The WizeHive Grant platform automates the grant application and awards process. SOFTWARE PLATFORM
  7. 7. SOLUTION PAGE FOR APPLICANTS
  8. 8. SOLUTION PAGE FOR UN TEAM
  9. 9. SOLUTION APPLICATION FEATURES Custom Entry Form with fields Unlimited media file uploads Multiple languages Fully custom portal with CSS
  10. 10. SOLUTION DASHBOARD FEATURES Review/judging process Additional forms for ongoing communication Bulk emailing with templates Unlimited folders for organizing data
  11. 11. SOLUTION KEY AUDIENCES Field Investigators Advisory Committee SecretariatApplicants INTERNALEXTERNAL
  12. 12. Phase 1: AUDIT Design Audit Preliminary report Project specifications Identify metrics for success IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT PHASES Phase 2: DESIGN Draft form content and tutorial documents Translate documents Legal review: contract Contract with vendor Phase 3: DELIVER Customize platform Beta testing UN staff training Web platform launch Evaluate success
  13. 13. IMPLEMENTATION TIMELINE 2/2 - 2/25/15 Phase 1: AUDIT Duration: 17 days Staff count: 4 Estimated hours: 109 2/26 - 4/01/15 Phase 2: DESIGN Duration: 25 days Staff count: 4 Estimated hours: 156 4/2 - 6/8/15 Phase 3: DELIVER Duration: 46 days Staff count: 6 Estimated hours: 264
  14. 14. IMPLEMENTATION RESOURCES UN TRUST FUND Staff Translators Legal Team MATTER Technology and Web Development Team
  15. 15. IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT BUDGET PHASE 1 $31,636.38 PHASE 2 $27,035.41 PHASE 3 $64,797.82 + + = PROJECT TOTAL $123,469.61 + WizeHive Subscription Year 1 $ 6,995.00 Total Initial Investment $130,464.61
  16. 16. CONCLUSION INVESTMENT RECOVERY BEFORE AFTER OPERATIONAL COST: $565,065.60 NUMBER OF HOURS: 880 OPERATIONAL COST: $480,305.76 NUMBER OF HOURS: 748 15% REDUCTION THE INVESTMENT WILL BE RECOVERED IN 1 YEAR AND 8 MONTHS
  17. 17. CONCLUSION SUCCESS METRICS
  18. 18. CONCLUSION AppLink will expand access to grassroots organizations who seek funding for local initiatives, rather than having change enacted in their communities by external NGOs. PROJECTED OUTCOME
  19. 19. Established by the UN General Assembly in 1996, the UN Trust Fund works to create a just world where women and girls are free from fear, able to lead rewarding lives with dignity and equality.

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