New North Carolina Project (c3), New North Carolina Project Action First (c4)

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Organization Name New North Carolina Project (c3), New North Carolina Project Action First (c4)
Initial Tier Ranking 1
Priority Tier 1
Total Budget Gap $590,000
c3 Voter Registration Gap $350,000
c4 Voter Registration Gap $240,000
PAC Voter Registration Gap
Date of Submission 10/22/2023 6:05:29
Program Summary Knocking doors in targeted BIPOC communities in Mecklenburg & Gaston Counties, running a social media campaign and continuing work on local HBCU campus to register young Black men.
Program States NC
Program States old North Carolina
Cost per VR card 75,000 voter registrations obtained from November 1-October 31, 2024, Total Project Cost: $930,000. $930,000/75,000=$12.40 per voter card. Some variance will occur based on the calculated infrastructure costs: Printing and postage, Staff costs, Facility and support costs, Technology & Data costs
Reported Cost per VR Card $12.40
Cost-card believability
CaPA Notes on Reported Cost per Card Divided VR goal by program costs (seemed to include staff but probably not c suite)
Estimated Cost per VR Card $12.40
Adjustment made for cost-card
RYVF Overlay Black, Youth
RYVF Score 2
Pooled Grant Givers Movement Voter Project, America Votes, The Hive Fund Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Oak Foundation Southern Partners Fund National Renewable Energies Lab (NREL) Marguerite Casey Foundation
Organization’s Legal Status
2022 or 2023 Expenses
2024 Budgets
Organization Mission Statement C3: We show up for the true North Carolina majority and move them to claim their #TrueMajoirty

C4: NNCP is a Social Impact Organization designed to engage communities of color year round in education, direct aid, and collective action in 4 key issue areas: Economic Mobility, Public Safety, Housing Security, and Civic Engagement.

Organization Leadership Black-led, BIPOC-led, Women-led, Youth-led (aged 15-35)
Lead Contact Name Dr. Aimy Steele
Lead Contact Title CEO
Lead Contact Email aimy@newnorthcarolinaproject.org
Lead Contact Phone 980-521-6132
Email Address-other
Lead Contact Pronouns She, Her, Hers
Core Constituencies engaged in VR program Black, Multi-racial (including white), BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and/or People Of Color)
Issue Focus Environmental Justice, Environmental hazards in homes with energy inefficiencies, College/Career/Workforce Education needs & requirements, Health & Well-being, Criminal Justice Reform & Re-Entry
Tactics for collecting voter registration cards We will canvass doors in targeted BIPOC communities in Mecklenburg & Gaston Counties, launch a social media campaign targeting young Black male would-be voters, and continue voter registration work we began on the campus of a local HBCU during the 2022 election cycle, Johnson C. Smith University. We plan to table voter registration and electoral programs in Mecklenburg & Gaston counties focusing on young Black male populations. Data Analysis & Targeting (Voter Registration and Voter turnout) Messaging and Research (Doors & Digital( Volunteer Recruitment Traditional GOTV Partnership Engagement (Renaissance West, West Meck Land Trust, & City Dive) Providing Tools & Resources
Geographic Focus Rural, Suburban / Ex-urban, Urban – Large city (>100k)
Jurisdictional Focus Mecklenburg & Gaston Counties
Program Budgets 501c3

Mecklenburg County: $400k [$250k canvassing, $75k digital, $50k relational, $25k events, tabling]

Gaston County: $215k [$100k canvassing, $50k digital, $50k relational, $15k events, tabling]

501c4

Mecklenburg County: $215k [$100k canvassing, $50k digital, $50k relational, $15k events, tabling]

Gaston County: $100k [$50k canvassing, $25k digital, $15k relational, $10k events, tabling]

Total NC Statewide (2 Counties):
NNCP (C3): $615,000
NNCPAF (C4): $315,000

Budget gaps C3 Entity Gap: Mecklenburg County: $200k Gaston County: $150k; C4 Entity Gap: Mecklenburg County: $165k Gaston County: $75k Total NC Statewide Gaps; C3 entity- $350k, C4 entity- $240k
Partnerships In the past, we have worked with our partner organizations including Silver Springs Progressives, Carolina Jews for Justice, GASP, Field Team 6, Swing Left, Indivisible, NAACP, When We All Vote (Now Civic Nation), Center for Common Ground, JALSA, Block Power, Black PAC, Common Cause, Poder NC, Black Male Voter Project Siembra NC, NC Asians Together, New Rural Project, & 17 Rivers Native American Association & Students for Justice. Currently, for this project, we will work with Renaissance West, West Meck Land Trust, and City Dive.
Follow up call requested?
Notes
Follow up questions Please briefly share the difference between your c3 and c4 programs.
Question Sent Date January 19th, 2024
Question Response Thank you so much for your follow up. Here are the answers to your question about the difference between our two orgs: (Adding the COO, Bree Hendrick).Additionally, we are recipients of the NREL (National Renewable Energies Lab) funding prize for Buildings Upgrades in the Justice 40 census tracts where our work is concentrated. Thank you again for your consideration. C3: New North Carolina Project

c(3) Mission: We show up for the true North Carolina majority and move them to claim their power. #TrueMajority

c(3): NNCPAF is a social impact organization designed to engage communities of color year round in education, direct aid, and collective action in 4 key issue areas: Economic Mobility, Public Safety, Housing Security, and Civic Engagement.

c(3) Purpose: Social Impact, Nonpartisan engagement

c(4): New North Carolina Project Action First

Mission:

c(4)We make North Carolina politics reflect the true majority by centering/investing in communities of color, expanding the engaged electorate, and creating #lifelongvoters.

c(4) Purpose: Political engagement

c(3) Pillar 1: Economic Mobility: Cultivate multigenerational wealth beyond living wages; Coach on credit repair and mentor entrepreneurs; Door-to-door activation for policies that advance Black & Brown wealth; Financial Empowerment Classes (Curriculum)

c(4): Voter engagement

c(3) Pillar 2: Housing Security: Expand affordable rental inventory with supportive policy and resources; Exert collective pressure against predatory landlords and development; Forge comprehensive paths to ownership for low to mid-level income buyers; implement clean energy demonstration projects for the residents of these communities who typically do not have access to community ownership models in rural or remote areas.

c(4): Voter registration

c(3) Pillar 3: Public Safety: Co-Governance w/public safety leaders; Steer the adoption of trauma informed public safety models; Push pre-trial diversion programs that keep our young people out of the system; Environmental safety through environmental and energy efficiency organizations; Offender Re-entry Program (Financial Literacy, Next step education training, Job placement)

c(4):Voter education

c(4) Pillar 4: Civic Engagement: Enable Black and Brown people to consolidate and leverage power for all issues that affect us; Reframe voting as a tool to command genuine advocacy, delivery on promises and eradication of oppressors; Voter Education Organizing; Making deeper connection to the WHY we vote and WHAT affects voting has in your everyday life

c(4): Voter Engagement and Education partisan and nonpartisan (primary purpose) digital communication opportunities with all four pillars: Economic Mobility, Housing Security, Public Safety, and Civic Engagement

Response Date January 19th, 2024
Org Type 1 2
Org Size 1 2
Program Impact 1 1
Program Efficiency 1 1
Leadership & engagement 1
Ideological Targeting 1 1
Creative 1 2.5
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