Connecting Socent w/ Budding Journalists

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Connecting Socent w/ Budding Journalists

Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
Start-Up
Budget: 
< $1,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

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WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

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About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

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Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

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Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

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Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

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Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

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Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

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Team

Founding Story

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About You
Organization:
Ashoka
About You
First Name

Tim

Last Name

Scheu

LinkedIn URL
About Your Organization
Organization Name

Ashoka

Organization Country
Country where this project is creating social impact

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Impact
Full Impact Potential: What are the main spread strategies moving forward? (Please consider geographic spread, policy reform, and independent replication/adoption of the idea or other mechanisms.)

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Barriers: What barriers might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?

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Sustainability
Partnerships: Tell us about your partnerships.

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Closing the Loop
How does your project primarily ensure that feedback delivers results?

Facilitate a conversation that combines wisdom of the crowds with the perspective of experts.

Please elaborate on your answer to the above question.

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Languages: In what languages are you able to read and write fluently?

English.

2nd Round Questions
Thinking about your feedback loop; what information are you trying to get from whom, to whom, and to bring about what change?
What is the purpose of your feedback loop?

If other, please specify
What mediums or mechanisms do you use to collect feedback? (check all that apply)

If other, please specify
Could you briefly describe the way you collect the feedback?
What mechanisms are in place to protect people from retribution?

If other, please specify
What are the immediate benefits or incentives for people to provide feedback?

If other, please specify
How do you ensure new and marginalized voices are heard?

If other, please specify
What are the incentives for the intended recipient to act on the feedback?

If other, please specify
How does the feedback mechanism close the loop with those who provided feedback in the first place?

If other, please specify
How is feedback published/transparent?

If other, please specify
Give two concrete examples of how feedback loops have brought a program or policy more in line with citizens’ desires.
If there was one thing you could change to increase the impact of your feedback loop, what would it be?
What are your biggest challenges or barriers in “closing the feedback loop”?

If other, please specify
Are you aware of The Feedback Store?

What are the main uses you can envision for the Feedback Store?
What is the one thing you would most like to see changed to improve the competition process?
What are you doing to make sure that feedback providers know that they are empowered by the information they can give and that they know exactly what the information they are providing?