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					1. In what year was your organization/project/initiative founded? (If you are responding for a program/initiative t
part of or housed in a larger organization, please enter the year when the program/initiative was founded.)


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1998                                                                                                        3.0%


1999                                                                                                        4.8%


2000                                                                                                        6.5%


2001                                                                                                       10.0%


2002                                                                                                        9.1%


2003                                                                                                       13.5%


2004                                                                                                        9.6%


2005                                                                                                       13.5%


2006                                                                                                       13.9%


2007                                                                                                        8.7%


2008                                                                                                        7.4%
2. Where is your organization/project/initiative headquartered?


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Numbers indicate locations for all identified Jewish start-ups, not just survey respondents.
                                                                                                         Percent


NY                                                                                                      37


CA                                                                                                      20


MA                                                                                                      7


IL                                                                                                      5


PA                                                                                                      4


DC                                                                                                      4


Other
(CO, MD, GA, NJ, FL,
TX, CT, WA, AZ, MN,                                                                                     23
KS, MO, OH, OR, VA,
RI, VT, WI)




3. What is your organization's total operating budget for your current fiscal year? (If you are responding for a
program/initiative that is part of or housed in a larger organization, please enter the budget for the program/initi


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              up to $50,000                                                                                37.4%


        $50,0001 - $100,000                                                                                 11.7%


        $100,001 - $500,000                                                                                 31.3%


      $500,001 - $1,000,000                                                                                  9.6%


    $1,000,001 - $1,500,000                                                                                  7.0%


    $1,500,001 - $2,000,000                                                                                  3.0%



4. Please pick the corporate structure that best describes your organization/project/initiative and how it receives
charitable contributions & grants. (If your organization has a pending tax-exemption application or is in transition
status to another, please indicate its *current* legal status, not where it's headed.)


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Independent entity (corporation, LLC, etc.)
with its own 501(c) tax-exempt status
                                                                                                           44.8%
REQUIRED to file annual IRS Form 990, 990EZ,
990PF, or 990 postcard


Independent entity (corporation, LLC, etc.) with
its own 501(c) tax-exempt status NOT REQUIRED
                                                                                                            10.9%
to file annual IRS Form 990 (i.e., what the IRS
considers a "church")
Independent tax-exempt religious corporation
                                                                                                              6.5%
without formal 501(c) status


Independent entity (corporation, LLC, etc.) with
                                                                                                              6.5%
fiscal agent/receiver


Managed project with fiscal sponsor                                                                           9.1%


Independent unincorporated association with
                                                                                                             10.9%
neither formal tax status nor fiscal agent


Subsidiary program/initiative (part of a larger
organization) WITH autonomous budget &                                                                        8.3%
fundraising authority/responsibility


Subsidiary program/initiative (part of a larger
organization) WITHOUT autonomous budget &                                                                     0.0%
fundraising authority/responsibility




                                                                                                              3.0%
Other (please specify)




4a. Please enter the name of your organization's fiscal sponsor, fiscal agent, or fiscal receiver, through which it re
charitable contributions & grants.


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       Beth El Synagogue
       Bindlestiff Family Circus & Fractured Atlas
       Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity
       Congregation Beth Elohim
       Congregation Shomrei Torah
       Currently Center for Leadership Initiatives
       Detroit Federation
       FJC
       Foundation for Jewish Culture
       HaMifgash
       Hartley Film Foundation
       Hazon
       Hillel at Brandeis
       Hillel of Long Beach
       Itza Mitzva
       Jewish Funds for Justice
       Jews United for Justice
       keren keshet
       National Havurah Committee
       Oregon Hillel
       San Francisco Film Society
       TidesCenter



5. For each of the following practices, please indicate the action your organization has taken.


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                            Implemented          Implemented
                                                                     Plan to     No plans to
                             more than 1        within the past                                          N/A
                                                                   implement     implement
                              year ago               year


Audited financial
                              22.0% (38)              12.7% (22)   24.3% (42)    23.1% (40)           17.9% (31)
statements


Formed audit
                              7.5% (13)               8.7% (15)    19.7% (34)    41.0% (71)           23.1% (40)
committee


Formed executive
compensation                  8.7% (15)               7.5% (13)    13.9% (24)    43.4% (75)           26.6% (46)
committee


                              5.8% (10)                4.0% (7)    11.6% (20)    51.4% (89)           27.2% (47)
Established whistle-
blower procedures


Established document
retention/destruction       10.4% (18)       6.9% (12)         17.9% (31)        42.2% (73)        22.5% (39)
procedures


Established conflict
of interest
procedures for board        22.5% (39)      14.5% (25)         15.0% (26)        25.4% (44)        22.5% (39)
members & key
employees


Purchased Directors'
and Officers' (D&O)         31.2% (54)       5.8% (10)         15.6% (27)        26.0% (45)        21.4% (37)
insurance




6. Which, if any, of the following are covered by your organization's non-discrimination policy?


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Our organization does not
have a non-discrimination                                                                                57.8%
policy.


Age                                                                                                       28.3%


Race                                                                                                      28.3%


Color                                                                                                     27.2%
Religion                       27.2%


Ancestry                       18.5%


Ethnicity                      23.1%


National origin                22.5%


Citizenship status             16.2%


Sex                            26.0%


Sexual orientation             27.7%


Gender identity or
                               20.2%
expression


Marital status                 22.5%


Disability                     26.0%


Genetic condition              12.7%


Medical condition              16.8%


Carrier status                  9.2%


Pregnancy status (including,
but not limited to,
pregnancy, childbirth, and     17.9%
medical conditions related
to pregnancy or childbirth)
Veteran status                                                                                              13.9%




                                                                                                            20.8%
Other (please specify)



7. Which of the following categories best corresponds to your organization's mission & programs (choose one)? NB
are official NTEE categories. If your organization is listed on Guidestar.org, then your NTEE category is available in
profile there. Please use "Religion-related" only to describe spiritual communities, inter-religious dialogue program


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Animal-Related                                                                                               0.0%


Arts, Culture & Humanities                                                                                   9.6%


Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy                                                                       5.7%


Community Improvement & Capacity Building                                                                    3.3%


Crime & Legal-Related                                                                                        0.0%


Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines                                                                    0.5%


Education                                                                                                   17.2%


Employment                                                                                                   0.0%
Environment                                           1.9%


Food, Agriculture & Nutrition                         1.0%


Health Care                                           0.5%


Housing & Shelter                                     0.0%


Human Services                                        2.9%


International, Foreign Affairs & National Security    1.4%


Medical Research                                      0.0%


Mental Health & Crisis Intervention                   0.5%


Mutual & Membership Benefit                           0.0%


Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking
                                                      3.3%
Foundations


Public & Societal Benefit                             2.9%


Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief         0.0%


Recreation & Sports                                   0.0%


Religion-Related                                     38.8%


Science & Technology                                  0.0%


Social Science                                        0.5%
Youth Development                                                                                         4.8%


Other/Unknown                                                                                             5.3%




8. Approximately how many individuals...


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                                                                                        6,433.35     919,969
...visit your website each month?




                                                                                         6,142.62   1,173,241
...are on your mailing list?




                                                                                         2,100.43     388,580
...personally attended at least one event/program in 2008?




                                                                                           671.81     122,942
...are part of your core community / regularly participate in your events & programs?




                                                                                           311.46      56,375
...made a financial contribution to your organization this past year?
9. In terms of your organization's programs and initiatives, what proportion of your constituents and/or participan
(Please enter percentages as whole numbers that add up to 100.)


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                                                                                                31.1      5,917
...Millennials/Generation Y (early to mid-20s & younger, born 1983-present)?




                                                                                              38.8        7,405
...Generation Xers (mid-20s to early 40s, born 1965-1982)?




                                                                                                21.3      4,062
...Baby Boomers (mid-40s to early 60s, born 1946-1964)?




                                                                                                  9       1,716
...pre-Boomers (mid 60s & older, born before 1946)?




10. How do you think each of the following constituencies would describe your organization's connection to Judai
Jewish life, and Jewish values? (Please mark "n/a" for any constituency not applicable to your organization.)


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                         No connection                                                    N/A
                                              informed by        motivated by and                       Average
                                            them, but not an      committed to
                                     explicitly    Judaism / Jewish
                                      "Jewish"       life & values
                                    organization


Board members           1.5% (3)     5.9% (12)       81.7% (165)          10.9% (22)          1.90


Non-board
                        0.5% (1)     11.1% (22)      81.9% (163)           6.5% (13)          1.87
Volunteers


Employees               1.0% (2)     7.6% (15)       67.2% (133)          24.2% (48)          1.87


Members                 1.0% (2)     11.5% (23)      65.0% (130)          22.5% (45)          1.83


Clients/beneficiaries   2.0% (4)     16.5% (33)      57.5% (115)          24.0% (48)          1.73


Other program
                        3.0% (6)     18.7% (37)      67.2% (133)          11.1% (22)          1.72
participants


Program delivery
partners within the     0.5% (1)     9.6% (19)       72.2% (143)          17.7% (35)          1.87
Jewish community


Program delivery
partners outside the    5.1% (10)    17.8% (35)      46.2% (91)           31.0% (61)          1.60
Jewish community


Media/press             3.1% (6)     15.9% (31)      64.1% (125)          16.9% (33)          1.73


Jewish funders          1.0% (2)     6.0% (12)       84.0% (168)           9.0% (18)          1.91


Non-Jewish funders      5.3% (10)    15.3% (29)       31.6% (60)          47.9% (91)          1.51


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11. To the best of your knowledge, approximately what percentage of your constituents, participants, and/or don
(Please enter as a whole number percentage without the %.)


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                                                                                        44.7          8,753
... are deeply involved in the organized Jewish community in many ways, in
addition to your organization?




                                                                                        29.6           5,793
... are moderately involved in the organized Jewish community?




                                                                                        25.8           5,054
... have no meaningful connection to the organized Jewish community other than
through your organization?




12. Do you have ready access to current, detailed information about your organization's budget and finances? By
we mean not more than one month old.


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    Yes                                                                                                  84.3%
     No                                                                                                    11.7%


Not sure                                                                                                     4.1%



13. What is your organization's total operating budget for your current fiscal year? (Please enter a whole number
the dollar sign or commas.)


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                   Average Budget                                         Median Budget



                       $342,540                                                 $150,000




14. Which of the following are your organization's four (4) most important sources of support? (To compare cash s
with non-cash sources - pro bono services, food, space, etc., - consider what it would have cost to pay for them.)


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                                              #2 source of        #3 source of         #4 source of       Rating
                           source of
                                                support             support              support         Average
                            support


Membership income          50.0% (21)           19.0% (8)           11.9% (5)              19.0% (8)         3.00


Individual donations
(not including             36.8% (57)          36.1% (56)          17.4% (27)              9.7% (15)         3.00
bequests)
Bequests or other
                          0.0% (0)    16.7% (1)    33.3% (2)    50.0% (3)    1.67
planned gifts


Corporate (non-
                         27.3% (3)    18.2% (2)    27.3% (3)    27.3% (3)    2.45
foundation) grants


Corporate
sponsorships of
                         20.0% (2)    30.0% (3)    30.0% (3)    20.0% (2)    2.50
events and/or
programs


Foundation general
                         44.6% (33)   33.8% (25)   16.2% (12)    5.4% (4)    3.18
operations grants


Foundation program
                         32.4% (35)   33.3% (36)   25.0% (27)   9.3% (10)    2.89
grants


Special fundraising
                          6.5% (3)    19.6% (9)    37.0% (17)   37.0% (17)   1.96
events/activities


Volunteer labor (non-
board, but include
administration/office,   30.0% (15)   20.0% (10)   22.0% (11)   28.0% (14)   2.52
fundraising, and
program volunteers)


Pro bono professional
services (legal,
                          5.7% (2)    11.4% (4)    48.6% (17)   34.3% (12)   1.89
accounting,
consulting, etc.)


In-kind contributions
(e.g., meals/food,
                          7.7% (4)    15.4% (8)    25.0% (13)   51.9% (27)   1.79
free use of space,
etc.)


Fees for program
                         26.2% (17)   20.0% (13)   23.1% (15)   30.8% (20)   2.42
services
Retail sales                  11.1% (1)              22.2% (2)       22.2% (2)           44.4% (4)           2.00


Investments                   0.0% (0)               50.0% (1)      50.0% (1)             0.0% (0)           2.50


For-profit business
                              0.0% (0)               16.7% (1)      50.0% (3)            33.3% (2)           1.83
ventures


Other unrelated
business income
(royalties, rental
                              8.3% (1)               25.0% (3)      33.3% (4)            33.3% (4)           2.08
income, sales of
assets other than
inventory, etc.)


                                                                                            Other (please specify)



15. If you have program service fees, retail sales, investments, for-profit ventures, or other unrelated business in
please describe it here.


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Program service fees (e.g., tuition, registration,                                                         85.0%
consulting, other services offered for a fee by
your organization)




                                                                                                            39.0%
Retail sales (e.g., publications, CDs, DVDs, other
products made & sold by your organization)
                                                                                                     19.0%
Investments (e.g., securities, funds, money
market interest, etc.)




                                                                                                     12.0%
For-profit ventures (e.g., any projects/products
generating taxable income)




                                                                                                        7.0%
Other unrelated business income




16. How many full-time employees, part-time employees, and program-related independent contractors or consul
does your organization have? If your organization is entirely volunteer-run, please put "0" in each box.


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                                                                                 1.85            330
Full-time employees




                                                                                 2.03            355
Part-time employees




                                                                                2.75             446
Program-related independent contractors or consultants
17. In your operational budget, do you allocate employee compensation costs within each department, or do you
employee costs under a single HR category? (Please note: this question is about W-2 employes, not 1099 contracto


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Employee costs allocated within each department                                                               21.1%


All employee costs aggregated within a Human
                                                                                                              27.2%
Resources department


Our organization does not have any of its own
                                                                                                             41.5%
W-2 employees.


Our initiative is a subsidiary program with no
                                                                                                               9.2%
direct operations or HR departments.




18a. Approximately what proportion of your organization's expenditures during the current fiscal year has gone to
following functions? Please enter percentages as whole numbers that add up to 100.


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                                                                                            24.1             990
OPERATIONS: Includes all administrative costs, as well as rent, professional fees,
facilities, supplies, equipment and travel. Also includes total costs for operations
staff and contracted labor, including salary/compensation, benefits, and taxes.




HUMAN RESOURCES: Includes costs for administering human resources and                     11.9          487
personnel, including benefits administration fees and other costs. Also includes
total costs for Human Resources staff and contracted labor, including
salary/compensation, benefits, and taxes.




DEVELOPMENT: Includes all costs directed toward promotion and fundraising,                11.7          479
including events, campaigns, PR and advertising. Also includes total costs for
Development staff and contracted labor, including salary/compensation, benefits,
and taxes.




PROGRAM: Includes all expenditures on mission-related activities such as                  52.3        2,144
service delivery, publishing, advocacy, performances, projects, etc. Also
includes total costs for Program staff and contracted labor, including
salary/compensation, benefits, and taxes.



18b. Approximately what proportion of your organization's expenditures during the current fiscal year has gone t
following functions? Please enter percentages as whole numbers that add up to 100.


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                                                                                          40.7         3,264
OPERATIONS: Includes all administrative costs, as well as rent, professional fees,
facilities, supplies, equipment and travel.
DEVELOPMENT: Includes all costs directed toward promotion and fundraising,                 6.8          571
including events, campaigns, PR and advertising. Also includes total costs for any
development-related independent contractors, such as fundraising consultants.




PROGRAM: Includes all expenditures on mission-related activities such as                  52.5        4,165
service delivery, publishing, advocacy, performances, projects, etc. Also
includes total costs for any program-related independent contractors.




18c. Approximately what proportion of your organization's expenditures during the current fiscal year has gone to
following functions? Please enter percentages as whole numbers that add up to 100.


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                                                                                          17.8          835
OPERATIONS: Includes all administrative costs, as well as rent, professional fees,
facilities, supplies, equipment and travel.




HUMAN RESOURCES: Includes total labor costs, including salary/compensation,               40.4        1,897
benefits, benefits admin fees and taxes. (Please include program-dependent
contractor fees under program, below.)




                                                                                           5.9          279
DEVELOPMENT: Includes all costs directed toward promotion and fundraising,
including events, campaigns, PR and advertising.
PROGRAM: Includes all expenditures on mission-related activities such as service           35.9         1,689
delivery, publishing, advocacy, performances, projects, etc. This includes
program-dependent contracted labor costs.



18d. Approximately what proportion of your organization's expenditures during the current fiscal year has gone t
following functions? Please enter percentages as whole numbers that add up to 100.


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SUPPORT COSTS: Includes all administrative costs associated with the program,              22.1          710
including program-specific rent, professional fees, facilities, supplies, equipment
and travel.




STAFF COSTS: Includes total costs for all W-2 personnel associated with your               38.8          919
program, including salary/compensation, benefits, benefits admin fees and taxes.
(Please include program-dependent contractor fees under program, below.)




                                                                                            4.6           94
DEVELOPMENT/FUNDRAISING: Includes all costs directed toward promotion and
fundraising for this program, including events, campaigns, PR and advertising.
DIRECT PROGRAM COSTS: Includes all non-employee-related expenditures on                    34.4          1,077
program-related activities such as service delivery, publishing, advocacy,
performances, projects, etc. This includes program-dependent contracted
labor costs.




19. Which, if any, of the following benefits does your organization currently offer to its employees (mark all that


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HMO                                                                                                         31.0%


PPO                                                                                                         40.8%


Other health insurance                                                                                       8.5%


Dental                                                                                                      43.7%


Vision                                                                                                      18.3%


Paid short-term mental health
                                                                                                             9.9%
counseling


Acupuncture/chiropractic plan                                                                                5.6%


Health reimbursement accounts /
                                                                                                            22.5%
flexible spending accounts
Employee-paid benefits
                                    8.5%
basket/menu (pre-tax dollars)


Employer-paid benefits
                                    1.4%
basket/menu


Access to COBRA benefits
                                   38.0%
following employment separation


401(k) or 403(b) retirement plan   28.2%


Retirement contribution matching   15.5%


Other retirement plan               9.9%


Life insurance                     22.5%


Long-term disability insurance     16.9%


Transportation/commuter/parking
                                   19.7%
benefits


Tuition benefits                    7.0%


Paid vacation                      87.3%


Paid personal/sick days            74.6%


Paid Jewish holidays               85.9%


Paid state & federal holidays      85.9%


Paid maternity leave               46.5%
Paid paternity leave                                                                                26.8%


Paid dependent care or elder care
                                                                                                    11.3%
leave


Paid bereavement leave                                                                              31.0%


Flex-time scheduling                                                                                49.3%


Paid professional development /
                                                                                                    53.5%
continuing education




                                                                                                     7.0%
Other (please specify)



20. How does your organization currently contribute toward payment of medical insurance premiums?


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We pay a percentage of the premium for
                                                                                                    21.0%
employees AND dependents.


We pay a percentage of the premium for
                                                                                                    14.8%
employees ONLY.


We pay a fixed dollar amount toward the
                                                                                                     8.6%
premium for employees AND dependents.
We pay a fixed dollar amount toward the
                                                                                                           9.9%
premium for employees ONLY.


We offer an employee-paid medical insurance
                                                                                                           2.5%
plan payable with pre-tax dollars.


We do not offer health insurance.                                                                         30.9%




                                                                                                          12.3%
Other (please specify)




21. Please indicate the extent to which your organization uses non-board volunteers for each of the following are


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                                                    1/4 to 1/2 of                      More than 3/4
                                     0-1/4 of the                   1/2-3/4 of the
                                                     the work is                       of the work is    Rating
                         None       work is done                     work is done
                                                       done by                            done by       Average
                                    by volunteers                   by volunteers
                                                     volunteers                         volunteers


Programs and
                    19.8% (38)       28.1% (54)      14.6% (28)        8.3% (16)        29.2% (56)         1.99
Services


Fundraising         37.5% (72)       27.1% (52)       6.8% (13)         4.7% (9)         24.0% (46)        1.51


Administration/
Office             53.1% (102)       17.7% (34)       5.7% (11)         2.1% (4)         21.4% (41)        1.21
Operations


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22. Please indicate how important non-board volunteer assistance is for each of the following areas.


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                                                                                          Extremely
                                     Somewhat
                                                                         Very            important /      Rating
                  Not important     important /       Important
                                                                       important           Mission       Average
                                   Supplemental
                                                                                           critical


Programs and
                    18.8% (36)       16.1% (31)       12.0% (23)       14.1% (27)        39.1% (75)         2.39
Services


Fundraising        32.3% (62)        14.6% (28)       14.1% (27)       15.6% (30)         23.4% (45)        1.83


Administration/
Office             49.5% (95)        19.3% (37)       6.8% (13)         4.7% (9)          19.8% (38)        1.26
Operations


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23. Has your organization decided to take any of the following actions due to the economy? (Please do not specul
possible actions: mark only those actions your organization has taken or definitely will take.)


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Planning no actions; our revenue
                                                                                                           41.0%
looks good for the next year
Changing your organization's mission       0.6%


Merging with another organization          0.6%


Temporarily suspending operations          1.3%


Sunsetting or closing your organization    0.6%


Moving to less expensive offices           1.9%


Sharing office space with another
                                           1.9%
organization


Sharing employees with another
                                           0.6%
organization


Renegotiating or canceling existing
                                           5.1%
office service contracts


Outsourcing back office functions          1.3%


Reducing the marketing budget             14.1%


Reducing the scope of programs or
                                          18.6%
services


Suspending or canceling programs or
                                           5.1%
services


Delaying planned new initiatives          24.4%


Freezing new hires                        10.9%
Freezing salaries                                                                                 11.5%


Freezing benefits                                                                                  3.8%


Reducing staff hours                                                                               8.3%


Reducing fixed salaries                                                                            5.8%


Reducing benefits                                                                                  2.6%


Requiring unpaid leave                                                                             1.3%


Reducing administrative staff                                                                      3.2%


Reducing program staff                                                                             5.1%


Reducing fundraising staff                                                                         0.0%


Reducing human resources staff                                                                     0.6%


Reducing management staff                                                                          3.8%




                                                                                                  23.7%
Other (please specify)



24. How would you rate your organization's capacity in each of the following areas?


                                                                                      answered question


                                                                                       skipped question
                                                     Moderate
                    Clear need     Basic level of                 High level of
                                                      level of                                  Rating
                   for increased    capacity in                    capacity in       N/A
                                                    capacity in                                Average
                     capacity          place                         place
                                                       place


Mission, Vision,
Strategic           15.5% (29)      15.5% (29)      26.2% (49)    37.4% (70)      5.3% (10)       2.90
Planning


Human
Resources            9.6% (18)      26.2% (49)      21.4% (40)     10.2% (19)     32.6% (61)      2.48
Management


Leadership
                    19.3% (36)      17.6% (33)      27.8% (52)     23.5% (44)     11.8% (22)      2.63
Development


Financial
Management,
                    20.9% (39)      24.1% (45)      23.5% (44)     20.3% (38)     11.2% (21)      2.49
Planning &
Budgeting


Board
Recruitment &       25.7% (48)      23.0% (43)      23.0% (43)     9.6% (18)      18.7% (35)      2.20
Development


Legal, Tax, &
                    19.3% (36)      22.5% (42)      15.5% (29)    23.5% (44)      19.3% (36)      2.54
Insurance


Marketing,
Communications,
                    20.3% (38)      27.3% (51)      32.6% (61)     12.3% (23)     7.5% (14)       2.40
& External
Relations


Fund
Development,        35.3% (66)      23.5% (44)      25.7% (48)     7.5% (14)      8.0% (15)       2.06
Fundraising


Program
Planning, Design     7.0% (13)      12.3% (23)      27.8% (52)    47.1% (88)      5.9% (11)       3.22
& Evaluation
Program
Implementation         6.4% (12)           9.1% (17)          25.7% (48)       51.3% (96)          7.5% (14)        3.32
& Execution


                                                                                            Additional comment (optional)




25. How important are the following technologies for communicating with your organization's constituents (includ
employees, volunteers, participants, members, and funders)?


                                                                                                     answered question


                                                                                                       skipped question


                                                                                                 Mission-
                                                 Not being                      Important                       Rating
                                                                 Useful tool                     critical
                                                   used                           tool                         Average
                                                                                                   tool


                                                                                                  54.5%
Website                                          7.0% (13)       11.2% (21)     27.3% (51)                         2.29
                                                                                                  (102)


                                                   65.8%
Blog                                                             15.5% (29)     9.6% (18)        9.1% (17)         0.62
                                                   (123)


Email/newsletter management system
                                                 12.3% (23)       8.6% (16)     29.4% (55)      49.7% (93)         2.17
(e.g. ConstantContact, PatronMail, etc.)


                                                   70.1%
Hosted discussion groups/message boards                          18.2% (34)     5.3% (10)        6.4% (12)         0.48
                                                   (131)


Online surveys (e.g., SurveyMonkey,
                                                50.8% (95)       21.4% (40)     19.8% (37)       8.0% (15)         0.85
Zoomerang, etc.)


Social bookmarking (e.g. Digg, Furl,               78.6%
                                                                 15.0% (28)     5.3% (10)        1.1% (2)          0.29
Del.icio.us, etc.)                                 (147)
                                                 59.9%
Multimedia (e.g., YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)                     20.9% (39)     10.7% (20)       8.6% (16)          0.68
                                                 (112)


Social networking (e.g. Facebook
group/page/cause, LinkedIn                     29.4% (55)   27.3% (51)     24.1% (45)   19.3% (36)             1.33
network/group, etc.)


                                                                                              Other (please specify)



26. Which of the following services offered for free or at a discount would make the greatest positive impact on y
organization's health? (Please choose up to 3, in order of impact.)


                                                                                                answered question


                                                                                                  skipped question


                                                                     Greatest                    Some
                                                                                  Moderate
                                                                      impact                    impact      Rating
                                                                                   impact
                                                                       (rank                     (rank     Average
                                                                                  (rank #2)
                                                                        #1)                       #3)


                                                                         15.1%      37.7%        47.2%
Professional development training/seminars                                                                      1.68
                                                                          (8)        (20)         (25)


                                                                         21.4%     45.2%         33.3%
Insurance discounts (D&O, general, liability, property)                                                         1.88
                                                                          (9)       (19)          (14)


                                                                         25.0%      35.5%        39.5%
Financial planning & budgeting                                                                                  1.86
                                                                          (19)       (27)         (30)


                                                                         24.6%      29.8%        45.6%
Organizational development training/seminars                                                                    1.79
                                                                          (14)       (17)         (26)


                                                                         21.4%                   67.9%
Videoconferencing facilities                                                      10.7% (3)                     1.54
                                                                          (6)                     (19)
Pro bono or discounted professional services (accounting, legal,       71.1%        23.1%         5.8%
                                                                                                                2.65
fundraising consulting, etc.)                                           (86)         (28)          (7)


                                                                        27.7%      40.0%         32.3%
Program evaluation & research                                                                                   1.95
                                                                         (18)       (26)          (21)


                                                                        21.7%      50.0%         28.3%
Training in the use of social media                                                                             1.93
                                                                         (10)       (23)          (13)


                                                                                  Additional suggestions (optional)




27. What impact, if any, would the following have on your organization's ability to achieve its mission & vision? (If
organization is already doing one or more of these, please mark "no impact" and/or note it in the comments.)


                                                                                            answered question


                                                                                                skipped question


                              Very       Somewhat                    Somewhat        Very
                                                                                                       Rating          R
                            negative      negative      No impact     positive      positive
                                                                                                      Average
                             impact        impact                      impact       impact


Merging with another
organization with a        25.1% (47)    17.1% (32)    26.7% (50)    21.4% (40)     9.6% (18)              -0.27
similar mission/vision


Sharing office space
with other                  4.3% (8)      6.4% (12)    48.1% (90)    20.3% (38)    20.9% (39)               0.47
organizations


Reducing office hours
and/or days to save on                                    68.4%
                           14.4% (27)    13.9% (26)                   1.6% (3)       1.6% (3)              -0.38
utility bills and/or                                      (128)
hourly staff



Joining an employee         0.5% (1)      1.6% (3)     49.7% (93)    24.1% (45)    24.1% (45)               0.70
benefits pool (larger
group for health
insurance, etc.)


Sharing technology/IT
staff (webmaster,
programmer, etc.)          1.6% (3)      1.6% (3)     29.9% (56)   34.8% (65)     32.1% (60)             0.94
with other
organizations


Sharing administrative
staff with other           2.7% (5)     8.6% (16)    36.4% (68)    36.4% (68)     16.0% (30)             0.55
organizations


Sharing program staff
with other                7.0% (13)     15.0% (28)   38.0% (71)     33.2% (62)    7.0% (13)              0.18
organizations


Coordinating
event/program
                           1.1% (2)      1.6% (3)     38.0% (71)   42.2% (79)     17.1% (32)             0.73
calendars with other
organizations


Developing programs
jointly with other         1.6% (3)      4.3% (8)     21.9% (41)   40.6% (76)     31.6% (59)             0.96
organizations


Prioritizing earned
revenue opportunities
                         10.2% (19)     9.1% (17)    46.5% (87)     22.5% (42)    11.8% (22)             0.17
over fundraising and
grantwriting


                                                                             Additional suggestions (optional)



28. Would any of the following people be interested in roundtable discussions to explore individual and joint strat
during the economic downturn (mark all who apply)?


                                                                                               answered question
                                                                                                  skipped question


                                                                                                          Response
                                                                                                           Percent


Executive director / CEO                                                                                     60.6%


COO / CFO                                                                                                      9.1%


Other executive or administrative
                                                                                                              12.0%
staff


Board members                                                                                                 39.4%


Development / fundraising staff                                                                               13.7%


Financial / accounting staff                                                                                   3.4%


Program staff                                                                                                 14.3%


Key volunteers / lay leaders                                                                                  17.1%


No, thanks                                                                                                    22.9%


                                                                              What topics would you like to discuss?




29. Is your organization affiliated with any of the following? (Please mark all that apply.)


                                                                                                answered question


                                                                                                  skipped question
                                      Response
                                       Percent


Ashoka                                    2.5%


S3K Jewish Emergent Initiative           10.2%


Joshua Venture                            5.1%


Echoing Green                             0.0%


ROI 120                                  11.9%


REBOOT                                    9.3%


Jumpstart                                10.2%


UpStart Bay Area                          6.8%


Bikkurim                                 13.6%


Slingshot                               33.1%


Mechon Hadar / Minyan Project            17.8%


PresenTense                               6.8%


Professional Leaders Project             15.3%


Selah Leadership Network                 11.0%


Your local nonprofit support center      16.1%
Your state or regional association of nonprofits                                                          15.3%




                                                                                                          18.6%
Other (please specify)



30. If you could tell other leaders of new nonprofits one way you all could be helpful to one another, what would
suggest?


                                                                                         answered question


                                                                                           skipped question


                                                                                                                  R




open-ended; not displayed




31. If you could tell funders one way they could be helpful (other than through increased direct funding), what w
suggest?


                                                                                         answered question


                                                                                           skipped question


                                                                                                                  R




open-ended; not displayed



32. Finally, one question about you. Which of the following best describes your role in the organization for which
just taken this survey?
                                          answered question


                                           skipped question


                                                  Response
                                                   Percent


Executive director / CEO                             64.7%


COO / CFO                                              2.7%


Other executive or administrative staff                4.3%


Board chair                                            9.1%


Board member                                           6.4%


Development / fundraising director                     1.1%


Other development or fundraising staff                 0.0%


Financial officer / accounting director                1.1%


Other accounting staff                                 0.0%


Program director                                       8.0%


Other program staff                                    0.0%


Outside consultant                                     0.0%
Other volunteer or alumnus/a   2.7%

				
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