Learn to use new digital tools to drive funding decisions that can optimize and enhance social impact.
Given the impacts of COVID, there are challenging decisions ahead for those in funding and decision-making roles.
As we look to “build back better,” we have an opportunity to leverage new tools and data to support these decisions in a data-driven way. The post-COVID future of the social safety net requires optimized social infrastructure that addresses current challenges and is future-proofed.
If this sounds like something you’re considering, and have a Community Success Hub subscription – join us for this unique 3-hour hands-on session on August 18th, at 1pm MST + designated one-on-one follow up support time with course instructors.
The session will be facilitated by HelpSeeker co-founder, Dr. Alina Turner, and resident research and policy analyst, Camilo Escamilla, in this insights-packed professional development session to help communities ensure their funding delivers maximum impact using data & new technology.
What’s in it for you?
- Learn to use new digital tools for insights on factors driving social issues and what makes an impact
- Develop data-driven funding targets / allocation mix to reach social outcomes targets
- Develop scenarios for rapidly changing problems that are hard to see in advance
- Walk away with new tools and capacity that enhance efficiency in dealing with issues or operations and timely problem-solving
Who should take this course?
This course is available for Community Success Hub subscribers (3 seats per subscription). The course is aimed to benefit:
- Community Success Hub subscribers who have influence on funding & systems planning decisions in their community
- Municipal, provincial, federal and community-based managers looking to make more strategic social investments
- Policymakers looking to leverage funding strategy as a way to create impact on a complex social issue.
In this course, you will learn:
The basics of performance modelling
From case studies of how performance modelling tools can be used in practice with applicability to a range of social issues (homelessness, affordable housing, mental health, poverty reduction, and domestic violence, etc)
What data your community needs to collect and provide in order to use the performance modelling tool effectively
This course includes:
Free exclusive access to HelpSeeker’s Performance Modelling Tool
Actionable exercises & guides to implement performance modelling in your community
Designated review time with course instructors to track progress and provide personalized support to your community
Dr. Alina Turner
Co-President & Co-Founder of HelpSeeker
Dr. Alina Turner is the Co-President & Co-Founder of HelpSeeker, a social enterprise harnessing tech innovation for the greater social good. She is recognized as a leading researcher and thinker on social issues with proven implementation results.
Alina is a Fellow at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary and serves on the Board of Directors for A Way Home Canada and the Alberta Rural Development Rural Advisory Board on housing and homelessness. Her work on system planning is recognized as a leading practice and often called upon as a model across communities. Her drive and passion for this work are grounded in her lived experience of the social issues she continues to challenge in her professional work.
Research and Policy Analyst
Camilo is a political scientist with a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of Calgary. He has more than 5 years of experience in social research and policy analysis in diverse topics such as immigration, development, gender, integration, among others. He is currently the co-chair of Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) of the City of Calgary and a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Colombian – Canadian Professionals of Alberta (ACCPA).Read
Manager of Homeless & Housing Development, Medicine Hat Community Housing Society
Over the past 15 years, Jaime has done extensive work in systems planning, the housing and homeless-serving sectors including consultations that extends throughout North America and beyond. Her work includes systems planning and coordination, integration, strategic planning, KPI and policy framework development, program evaluation, and community development.
Jaime was instrumental in the development of THRIVE South Eastern Alberta Strategy to End Poverty and Increase Well-being, and most recently, the Systems Transformation Project, which brings innovation and technology into the social sector.Read
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