This project was completed on Oct 19, 2019
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Matched with Peter H
Matched with
Peter H.

Data Collection Plan

Help Institute of Music for Children identify their program’s success metrics and teach them how to collect and analyze data to regularly measure the effectiveness and impact of their programs.

Posted June 18th

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Project Details

What We Need
  • A set of key metrics to regularly track
  • Spreadsheet tool to collect data on key metrics with accompanying tables and graphs for analysis
  • Training for best practices on data collection
  • Training on how to use the spreadsheet and analyze key metrics
  • Note: this does not include data entry or analysis of the data
What We Have In Place
  • We currently have assessment instruments, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have eager staff, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $6,868 , allowing us to put more into our communications and fundraising efforts

This will help us to align different assessment goals into one data collection plan.

Project Plan

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Prep: Initial Conversation, Defining Success, and Goal Setting
  • Volunteer Manager shares relevant materials describing their programs
  • Professional facilitates conversation with Volunteer Manager to determine what constitutes program success
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager agree on goals, timeline, and next steps for the project
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Milestone 1: Professional Identifies Key Metrics
  • Professional comes up with a set of key metrics to track
  • Professional outlines how to track each metric, including frequency of measurement and unit of measurement
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Milestone 2: Data Collection and Analysis Tool Created
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback on the suggested metrics
  • Professional incorporates feedback into final set of metrics
  • Professional creates a spreadsheet for Organization to collect data, along with relevant tables and graphs to help analyze data
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Milestone 3: Team Training Session
  • Professional trains team members how to collect the data points and enter them into the tool
  • Professional trains team members how to run reports and use them for analysis
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About The Org

Posted by
Jennifer N.

Director of Development

Our Mission

The Institute of Music for Children enhances artistic expression and appreciation in New Jersey youth by offering economically accessible, high-quality arts training in a creative and nurturing environment.

The Institute strives to broaden participation in the arts among underserved communities through tuition assistance, bi-lingual staff and marketing, and urban outreach initiatives.

What We Do

Guided by its vision of H.A.R.M.O.N.Y. - Helping Achieve Responsible, Motivated, Optimistic, Neighborhood Youth - the Institute is building a community of high-achieving citizens who are arts lovers and arts makers through professional instruction, mentorship, and family engagement.

Testimonials

Peter is an incredible asset to our work. He is smart, interested and deeply invested in the work. He has a low-key personality and can work with anyone.
Jennifer North
Jennifer N.

Director of Development

Data Collection Plan Project

(No testimonial has been submitted by Peter)