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Cjp presen tense metrics presentation 4.13.10 (1)


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Cjp presen tense metrics presentation 4.13.10 (1)

  1. 1. METRICS: CJP/PresenTense Boston Social Entrepreneur Fellowship April 14, 2010
  2. 2. Snapshot: Boston Fellowship <ul><li>Current Stage: </li></ul><ul><li>3/5 of the way through the Fellowship. </li></ul><ul><li>Still to come: 1 Skillbuilding session 1 Seminar, 2 Deliverables, 1 Peer Workshop, Prep for Launch Night (Boot Camp), Launch Night. </li></ul><ul><li>Starting to make recommendations for next year. </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Launch Night. </li></ul><ul><li>Main Accomplishment: </li></ul><ul><li>- Building a broad network of supporters and advocates in Boston, globally. </li></ul><ul><li>Main Challenges: </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing to engage the Steering Committee in an effective way. </li></ul><ul><li>Moving forward with the current coaching model given current challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring fellows are well prepared for Launch Night and beyond. </li></ul><ul><li>Progress of Project: </li></ul><ul><li>- Strong. Lots of excitement about this year’s fellows, Launch Night, and plans for next year. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Metrics Listed in Proposal <ul><li>Number of applications submitted for the fellowship, and the percentage of the number accepted </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison of pre- and post-program self-scores for entrepreneur’s readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Participant’s level of satisfaction with the course, and attitude towards the CJP </li></ul><ul><li>Number of ventures launched at the end of the program, compared to projects entering the program </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of fellows admitted to the program who come from under engaged sectors of the Jewish Community </li></ul><ul><li>Number of fellows completing the fellowship </li></ul><ul><li>Number of ventures attaining viability and attracting capital in the months following program launch </li></ul><ul><li>Prestige of faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Increased involvement by participants in Jewish organizational life, including alumni donations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Metrics Measured Thus Far Metric Now Ideal Deviation Explanation Number of applications submitted for the fellowship 33 30 +3 Comparison of pre- and post-program self-scores NA NA NA Not yet relevant Participant’s level of satisfaction with the course 70% 80% -12.5% Estimate from March Feed & Feedback Dinner (qualitative) Number of ventures launched at the end of the program NA NA NA Not yet measurable Percentage of fellows admitted from under-engaged backgrounds ~30% 25% +5% 4 Fellows new to CJP database; 4 Fellows not previously involved in Jewish community in Boston Number of fellows completing the fellowship 12 13 -1 Prestige of skillbuilders and mentors Very High Very High 0 Brad Bloom, George Krupp, Jim Shane Increase in involvement of participants, including donations Growing Growing - Growing interest in volunteering w/ program.
  5. 5. Other Metrics Metric Now Ideal Deviation Explanation Number of new community members joining Steering Committee 6 10 -4 Committee is about 2/5 new community members Engagement of Steering Committee (hours/week) Too high for some, too low for others Variable Project-based volunteer opportunities seem to be the most effective Professional experience of Steering Committee Fairly high High for age of volunteers Self-described experience of volunteers on Steering Committee (usefulness, value added to program) Moderate High Coaching and marketing are challenges; newsletter and launch night are successes Number of Social Media Followers Facebook: 139 Twitter: 248 Newsletter: 303 Website: ~100 unique visits/week Unsure NA Number of mentions in local press/blogs <ul><li>- </li></ul><ul><li>Jewish Advocate </li></ul><ul><li>-CJP Transformations newsletter </li></ul>Unsure Not as high as it could be Working to get more press as Launch Night approaches
  6. 6. Major Milestones for Next Quarter <ul><li>April 14: Mentor Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>End of April: Invitations for Launch Night go out </li></ul><ul><li>April 26: Steering Committee Meeting with Ariel </li></ul><ul><li>April 28: Final Skillbuilding Session with Brad Bloom </li></ul><ul><li>May 2: Final Seminar on Pitching & Packaging </li></ul><ul><li>May 27: Launch Night! </li></ul><ul><li>June 4: Final Shabbat Dinner & Wrap-up </li></ul>
  7. 7. Major Risks for Next Quarter <ul><li>Ensuring funds for next year’s Fellowship from CJP’s Young Adult Planning Committee. </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching our target audience (quality and quantity of people) for Launch Night. </li></ul><ul><li>Rate of success of ventures – how many fellows will get follow-on funding and/or merge with existing orgs? </li></ul><ul><li>Reconciling the missions of CJP and PresenTense in planning for next year’s Fellowship. </li></ul><ul><li>Capturing valuable input and suggestions from fellows, mentors, Steering Committee, etc. while maintaining excitement around the program; general evaluation of the program. </li></ul><ul><li>Gaining press and community buzz for Launch Night </li></ul><ul><li>Successfully preparing fellows for Launch Night </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing to engage Steering Committee members effectively </li></ul>
  8. 8. Actions to Manage Risks <ul><li>Develop and implement plan for inviting VIPs and other stakeholders to Launch Night and make clear to them the value of the event and the role they can play </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and implement a strategic way to engage all stakeholders in conversations around next year’s program </li></ul><ul><li>Identify volunteer leadership for next year’s program </li></ul><ul><li>Work with CJP and PresenTense Communications teams to promote Launch Night </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to prepare fellows for Launch Night </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing communication between CJP and PresenTense leadership (volunteer and staff) </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage fellows to see each other as active resources both during and after the Fellowship </li></ul>