Prosperity Collective

A Youth INC and RevJen Group partnership. Powering leaders. Accelerating nonprofits. Creating a world where all young people thrive.

Prosperity Collective, a Youth INC and RevJen partnership

Powering leaders. Accelerating nonprofits. Creating a world where all young people thrive.
Prosperity Collective, a Youth INC and RevJen Group partnership, provides specialized resources and tools, training and learning opportunities, and customized coaching to over 60 New York youth development nonprofits and their leaders.Through this partnership, RevJen Group brings its tested expertise and training to Youth INC’s Partner Network by providing revenue capacity-building training, ongoing peer support, and targeted board engagement. Matched with Youth INC’s holistic, responsive coaching model and authority in change management, Prosperity Collective aims to help organizations, their leaders, and ultimately, New York City youth thrive.

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Image: creating a pipeline of BIPOC leaders in youth development organizations
FUEL SERIES WORKSHOPS
More than half of development directors anticipate resigning in two years or less. In an industry predicated on strong interpersonal relationships, a high turnover of fundraising staff constricts organizational growth.
Image: expand access to emergent BIPOC leaders through a network of mentors and coaches
R-SQUARED PEER GROUPS
70% of youth-centered organizations report having inadequate resources, and less than 50% feel they can meet the needs of the young people they serve. The COVID-19 pandemic further exacerbated these long-standing industry issues.
Image: advance competencies in nonprofit management and organizational leadership
BOARD ENGAGEMENTS
A robust infrastructure is vital for success. However, nonprofit organizations are often incentivized to keep overhead costs to a minimum and are hindered by limited time, money, and expertise.

three ways to engage

Fuel Series Workshops

Launching October 2021

Fuel Series Workshops are designed to help nonprofit partners sharpen revenue strategy and build revenue infrastructure.

R-Squared Peer Groups

Launching October 2021

R-Squared Peer Groups allow nonprofit leaders to process their most pressing opportunities and challenges in a professionally facilitated environment.

Board Engagements

Launching 2022

Board Engagements provide strength and alignment to nonprofit boards through a facilitated engagement that seeks to inform and integrate a revenue capacity-building framework into long-term planning.

Fuel Series Workshops

Fuel Series Workshops provide leadership teams with the opportunity to sharpen revenue strategy and build revenue infrastructure for success. Through a 6-month series of group workshops and individual coaching, Youth INC Nonprofit Partners will analyze and develop:Revenue Model, Revenue Strategy, Organizational Design, Resource Allocation Strategy, and Revenue Culture.

R-Squared Peer Groups

R-Squared Peer Groups is a facilitated peer group experience where nonprofit leaders in similar organizational responsibilities join together as thought partners to confidentially uncover and address real-time opportunities and challenges and share best practices.Through monthly facilitated roundtables, peer groups will work together to deconstruct challenges to uncover root causes and generate solutions. Peers become accountability partners in helping each member progress through their most pressing challenges and opportunities.

Board Engagement

Exclusively for nonprofit boards of directors, this customized two-hour interactive workshop is designed to engage nonprofit fiduciary boards and share ways to support the work of their leadership teams. Workshops address root causes versus symptoms of revenue challenges and focus on building organizational revenue capacity that works for all types of revenue. During the time together, board leaders will explore a strategic approach to revenue generation that helps maximize impact.
Prosperity Collective Overview

RevJen Group

RevJen Group is a social enterprise dedicated to the empowerment of nonprofit leaders and the organizations they serve. RevJen Group partners with nonprofits, funders, and key stakeholders to provide revenue capacity-building training and professionally facilitated peer groups to the nonprofit sector.
RevJen Group
Youth INC’s venture philanthropy model provides all of our programming free of charge to our Nonprofit Partners.  Thank you to The Jenesis Group for its generous investment in Prosperity Collective.

Thank you to The Jenesis Group

The launch of Prosperity Collective was made possible by a cornerstone challenge grant of $250,000 from The Jenesis Group, generously covering 10% of the dollars needed to fully fund this important initiative.

The Jenesis Group is a private family foundation bringing innovation and an entrepreneurial philosophy to philanthropy. Focusing their efforts on education and professional development, Jenesis aspires to invest in America’s youth and young adults to reach their full potential.  Jenesis has chosen Social Entrepreneurs as their change agent of choice to empower the next generation to become productive citizens in our democratic society.
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