Survey of application screeners, mentors, pitch coaches, and judges for the 2011 program.

 

2. (Select all that apply) Roles served for SIFP 2011:
  answered question 23
  Response
Percent
Response
Count
Application Screener (August)
21.7% 5
Pitch Coach (9-6/7)
21.7% 5
Mentor (anytime)
65.2% 15
Quarterfinalist Judge (9-19)
39.1% 9
Semifinalist Judge (9-28)
30.4% 7
Finalist Judge (10-3)
13.0% 3
Other (please specify)
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13.0% 3

3. Approximate total number of hours you spent in each of the above roles
  answered question 23
  Response
Average
Response
Total
Response
Count
Application Screener:
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  6.20 31 5
Pitch Coach:
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  4.80 24 5
Mentor:
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  7.93 119 15
Quarterfinalist Judge:
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  7.11 64 9
Semifinalist Judge:
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  4.14 29 7
Finalist Judge:
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  4.67 14 3
Other:
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  16.00 64 4

4. Please indicate your overall satisfaction in participating in the SIFP program, where 1 = very dissatisfied and 5 = very satisfied
  answered question 23
  Response
Percent
Response
Count
1
4.3% 1
2   0.0% 0
3   0.0% 0
4
17.4% 4
5
78.3% 18

5. (For mentors only) Which organization(s) did you mentor?
  answered question 16
  Response
Count
  16
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6. Before you answer this question, please be sure you have glanced at the final award winners of each of the 4 tracks (listed on sifp.net). With this year being our first, we know we have plenty of things to improve, in both operational and strategic areas. Please rate the following questions, where 1=strongly disagree, 3=neither agree nor disagree, 5=strongly agree
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  1 2 3 4 5 Response
Count
Volunteering through SIFP has been an excellent use of my time 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 4.5% (1) 27.3% (6) 68.2% (15) 22
I am NOT likely to volunteer through SIFP in 2012 72.7% (16) 27.3% (6) 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 22
I can see the connection between SIFP's social innovation mission and the activities I participated in 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 50.0% (11) 50.0% (11) 22
I was underwhelmed by the organizations I was exposed to 45.5% (10) 31.8% (7) 18.2% (4) 4.5% (1) 0.0% (0) 22
The SIFP program has made me more interested in Social Venture Partners 0.0% (0) 9.5% (2) 14.3% (3) 66.7% (14) 9.5% (2) 21
I am not sure if the SIFP program will increase the speed and sustainability of social innovation 42.9% (9) 28.6% (6) 23.8% (5) 0.0% (0) 4.8% (1) 21
SIFP's instructions to me in my role were (or became) crystal clear 0.0% (0) 4.5% (1) 4.5% (1) 50.0% (11) 40.9% (9) 22
Organizations I saw advance via SIFP's competition are innovative 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 4.5% (1) 77.3% (17) 18.2% (4) 22
Social impact of nonprofits we saw exceeded my expectations 0.0% (0) 8.7% (2) 30.4% (7) 47.8% (11) 13.0% (3) 23
I could see the impact my contributions had on SIFP innovators 0.0% (0) 4.5% (1) 13.6% (3) 63.6% (14) 18.2% (4) 22
For-profit orgs in semifinals and finals had limited social impact 36.4% (8) 27.3% (6) 13.6% (3) 22.7% (5) 0.0% (0) 22
I would recommend volunteering via SIFP to a friend or associate 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 4.5% (1) 40.9% (9) 54.5% (12) 22
The learning generated through for-profits and nonprofits competing at the same time in separate tracks could improve the impact and org sustainability of both 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 28.6% (6) 38.1% (8) 33.3% (7) 21
I feel the SIFP program worked well in identifying, training, and funding organizations with social impact and sustainability. 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 9.1% (2) 50.0% (11) 40.9% (9) 22
I look forward to spending time on SIFP again in 2012 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 0.0% (0) 21.7% (5) 78.3% (18) 23

7. Please comment on anything else we should be sure to continue doing next year, or be sure we improve:
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  Response
Count
  13

8. Feedback on the SIFP mentoring program has been exceptionally positive. Contestants are also hungry for some workshops around business model development, marketing, and fundraising. How much, if any, time would you be interested in participating in a high-impact volunteer role in 2012?
  answered question 21
  Response
Percent
Response
Count
None - am booked
4.8% 1
2 hours per month most of the year
28.6% 6
3-4 hours per month most of the year
28.6% 6
5-10 hours per month most of the year   0.0% 0
2 hours, one time   0.0% 0
3-4 hours over one month
9.5% 2
5-10 hours over one to two months
19.0% 4
More than 20 hours, but exact commitment will depend on timing
9.5% 2
Other (please specify) 3

9. We are looking to increase the diversity of the SIFP program in 2012, including reaching more into minority communities to find early stage innovators, and also to bring more diverse coaches, mentors, and judges into the program. Can you recommend any organizations or individuals we should reach out to?
  answered question 9
  Response
Count
  9