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F.M. Kirby Impact Prize - Shared screen with speaker view
Robyn Fehrman
11:49
Welcome!
Robyn Fehrman
12:23
I'm Robyn Fehrman, managing director of CASE. I'll be monitoring the chat throughout today's info session.
Robyn Fehrman
12:43
As you're joining the call, please chat in your organization's name and where you're calling from today.
arjun mishra
13:25
Hi I am Arjun Mishra representing NABET INDIA from New Delhi India
Liz Roberts (CRC)
13:26
Hi there. Liz Roberts from Creative Response to Conflict. Based in Rockland County, NY.
Stephanie Bond
13:33
Stephanie Bond representing AllSides
Caitlin Sislin
13:35
I represent Namati, headquartered in DC, I am in California.
Marta Noval Felgueroso
14:00
Hi everyone! I'm Marta Noval, currently based in Spain, but working for Koe Koe Tech, a Myanmar Social IT enterprise
Marc Sklar
14:09
Hi Robyn, I am Marc Sklar, the Executive Director of Brick by Brick (www.brickbybrick.org) working for the past 16 years in the Rakai and Kyotera Districts of Uganda improving maternal and reproductive health and education.
Robyn Fehrman
14:17
Feel free to ask questions via the chat along the way. We'll try to answer as many as we can.
Melissa Slogan
14:21
Hi everyone! I’m Melissa Slogan, based in Durham, from Innovations in Healthcare at Duke
Meg Watkins
14:23
Hello! This is Meg Watkins from CARE Social Ventures, calling in from Denver CO
Marc Sklar
14:40
I am calling in from Pittsburgh PA today.
Megan Volk
14:43
Hi All! Megan Volk here from READ Global calling in from Vancouver
Dani Brockington
14:45
Hello there everyone, Dani Brockington representing The Guild (theguild.community), headquartered in Atlanta, GA.
Robyn Fehrman
15:20
Learn more about CASE's work at www.caseatduke.org
Robyn Fehrman
18:14
A recording of this call, including this slide deck & links, will be available on the CASE website
Neo Hutiri
18:26
Thank you
Anne Sorensen
19:03
When you say it's an unrestricted award, it sounds like it is unrestricted when applied to a specific project/initiative that meets the award criteria but that it cannot be used as unrestricted income for the organization as a whole. Is that right?
Robyn Fehrman
19:43
@Anne - No, the award is completely unrestricted and can be used in any way the winning organization sees fit
Robyn Fehrman
21:06
The selection committee will be made up of selected CASE staff and Advisory Council members. You can find a complete list of these people on the CASE website
Robyn Fehrman
24:13
Note: Your scaling strategy MAY involve growing your overall organization; however, we also believe that there are many other scaling strategies beyond organizational growth. We will be talking about scaling in future information sessions (see details on the CASE website).
Louisa Trackman
24:25
Hello! Calling in from Creative Action Institute - we are HQed in Boston but have programming in Africa and Latin America. QuestionGiven how COVID-19 has dramatically changed how social impact organizations are delivering on their missions and program implementation, the 3 years of track record can be shown for projects in their pre-COVID iterations, but today, that looks different and new innovations have been made. To what extent do we need to demonstrate evidence for adaptations made?
Robyn Fehrman
25:51
@Louisa - We understand that COVID-19 may have had significant impact on your work. I recommend that you share your evidence of impact for your pre-COVID work and then share more about where you are in analyzing your COVID-related changes.
Anne Sorensen
26:13
Will there only be a single $100,000 award?
Louisa Trackman
26:17
Thanks Robyn!
Robyn Fehrman
26:49
@Anne - Yes, we will award one $100,000 (USD) prize per year for at least the next three years.
Neo Hutiri
28:33
I have a question
Neo Hutiri
28:47
Okay
Neo Hutiri
29:00
It says that only the first 1000 applications will be considered?
Sijabuliso Nyathi
29:00
Greetings everyone.My name is Sijabuliso currently in Botswana and a fundraising intern from International Development Innovation Network-SADC Consortium (IDIN-SADC Consortium)
Steer, Danielle
29:28
How many applications are you anticipating?
Robyn Fehrman
29:30
@Neo - Yes, we will review the first 1,000 applications. T
Neo Hutiri
29:45
Does this mean that applying quickly before listening to all the webinars
Dani Brockington
29:45
I have a question — Hi Robyn — we currently have a single founder/CEO, but are in the midst of converting into an employee-owned co-op (of three.) Is that something we need to be mindful of as far as the due diligence phase of the application process?
Steer, Danielle
29:46
Great!
Robyn Fehrman
29:50
@Danielle- This is our pilot year, so we're looking forward to learning more.
Meg Watkins
29:57
A question from CARE Social Ventures - given that you are looking for enterprises that have already demonstrated impact, is there a level of existing scale that you would consider TOO large to be a good fit?
Naita Chialvo
30:15
Does the age of the organization matter, coming from an organization that is about 30 years old?
Meg Watkins
30:35
Ok that sounds good! Thank you!
Steer, Danielle
30:59
Will you communicate out if the number of applications starts to get close as far as applicants? I’d like to attend all the sessions to ensure we have a strong application but I don’t want to miss out if you get early applicants.
Robyn Fehrman
31:02
@Dani - We understand that organizational governing structure may change. We'll want to understand your structure process and strategy.
Steer, Danielle
31:23
Thank you!
Dani Brockington
31:24
@Robyn - gotcha. Thanks!
Robyn Fehrman
31:41
@Naita - We care most of about having at least 3 years of impact, more than we do age of organization.
Steer, Danielle
31:49
Will there be visibility opportunities for finalists or semi-finalists as well?
Stephanie Bond
32:10
Is there any preference for globally vs. US focused organizations?
Robyn Fehrman
32:11
@Danielle - Yes, will communicate if we are getting close to our max of 1000 applications. Keep an eye on the CASE website and social media channels.
Marta Noval Felgueroso
32:24
I have the same question as @Danielle
Neo Hutiri
32:39
I am interested in the answer to the question from Steer about early application vs applications after the webinairs are complete?
Robyn Fehrman
32:46
@Danielle - We are considering what additional visibility we may be able to provide to semi-finalists. It's helpful to hear that that may be of interest.
Susana BARBERY
32:51
Are organizations not US-based elegible for this prize?
Meg Watkins
33:08
We are an internal accelerator for CARE with multiple social ventures - is it possible for one organization to submit multiple applications, or should they submit separately?
Susana BARBERY
33:17
Thank you very much! 😊
Robyn Fehrman
33:30
@Stephanie - No we do not have a preference for U.S. vs Global orgs vs. orgs located in other non-US countries.
Robyn Fehrman
33:51
@Meg - We recommend that an organization only submit one application.
Steer, Danielle
33:53
Is there a preference for applicants who have engaged with the CASE Smart Impact Capital program?
Robyn Fehrman
34:15
@Meg - organizations should submit separately
Meg Watkins
34:19
Yes, that answers - thank you!
Robyn Fehrman
34:39
@Danielle - No, there is not a preference for applicants who have engaged formally with CASE Smart Impact Capital
Steer, Danielle
35:23
Thank you! This has been helpful.
Robyn Fehrman
35:42
You can also review all of CASE's resources on scaling in our knowledge center at caseatduke.org
Robyn Fehrman
35:56
These resources are available for free download.
Neo Hutiri
36:01
What is the link?
Robyn Fehrman
36:23
@Neo - the link for CASE is www.caseatduke.org
Neo Hutiri
36:28
Thank you
Marta Noval Felgueroso
36:58
Thank you so much :) for the info provided
Robyn Fehrman
37:00
Thanks so much for your interest in this prize, for all of your questions, and for the work you do every day!
Sijabuliso Nyathi
37:02
Thank you very much for this detailed informative session.It was very insightful.Greatly appreciated!
Stephanie Bond
37:10
Thank you!
Marc Sklar
37:21
Thank you to all!
Meg Watkins
37:22
Thanks!
Dani Brockington
37:28
Thank you all!
Susana BARBERY
37:34
Thank you very much!
elizabethdickey
37:43
Thank You.
Liz Roberts (CRC)
37:43
Many thanks! Looking forward to learning more.
Naita Chialvo
38:36
Thank you!
Robyn Fehrman
39:14
Take care and thank you!