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Socio-Economic Conditions - NEXT Steps YEP

Socio-Economic Conditions

Do Better • Think Bigger • Share

Extend Your Impact!

The STEM Direct Youth Chamber of Commerce helps JEM Teams promote, support and sustain the benefits from their impact solutions.

Beyond The Game
Sustaining Our Digital Economy

A STEAM Education Financial Literacy Program Created by Dana Jewel Harris

Our economic programs and in-game currencies help strengthen our members financial literacy skills, invest in their achievements, and encourage the sale and distribution of the products and services that sustain the Community On Demand digital economy. 

Marketing, Advertising & Promotions

Encourage sponsors, investors, donors and local businesses to show their support for STEAM Education by purchasing our marketing, advertising and promotional products.

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Pop Shop Studios Affiliate Program

Join our affiliate program to market, sell and distribute new and innovative products, services and digital media content that will provide funding to sustain our digital media network.

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The Fab Lab Community Development Resource Center

Apply to become a member of The Fab Lab research and development team whose job is to create and manage community involvement growth strategies for the digital media network.

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Community On Demand Network Investment Club

Apply to have your project sponsored by the Community On Demand marketing cooperative and receive additional marketing, investment and monetization strategies from our digital media network.

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Digital Badges
Increases Skill Counts & Contribution Values

Digital Badges are recognition awards learners earn when they complete specific, skill-building tasks and service goals throughout their work-based learning experiences. Sponsor digital badges from each Achievement Domain (collection) to create Contribution Values for each employability skill represented in the Community On Demand card game.

ACHIEVEMENT DOMAINS • CONTRIBUTION VALUES

Digital badge sponsorships are treated as tax-deductible donations to The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program (a 501c3 nonprofit organization)

Trade Points
Discounts & Loyalty Rewards

To help sustain the Community On Demand digital economy, learners are awarded Trade Points (discounts and bonus rewards) when they complete the following leadership engagement activities on our website.

1 Trade Point = $0.10 Contribution Value

Trade Points

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10

Activity

  • Completing online forms on the NSYEP website
  • Completing or responding to surveys
  • Publishing posts, content and uploading media
  • Giving honest ratings
  • Making nominations and referrals
  • Leaving reviews
  • Social follows
  • Attending events
  • Purchasing/referring/selling products & services
  • Visiting the website
  • Watching videos
  • Sending invitations to join the CoD Society
  • Sharing website and content with friends
  • Recruiting other members to actively participate

Contribution Value

  • $0.10
  • $0.10
  • $0.10
  • $0.30
  • $0.30
  • $0.30
  • $0.30
  • $0.50
  • $0.50
  • $0.50
  • $0.50
  • $1.00
  • $1.00
  • $1.00

LEADERBOARDS

Learners graduate through our leaderboards when their Contribution Values reach the following milestones:

LEADERBOARD

  • Contribution Values
  • Skill Level
  • Milestones

AFFILIATE

$500 /CVs
  • Project Coordinator

ASSOCIATES

$1000 /CVs
  • Project Scheduler

CERTIFIED

$1500 /CVs
  • Asst. Project Managers

ADVISOR

$2000 /CVs
  • Project Managers

EXECUTIVE

$2500 /CVs
  • Sr. Project Manager

Must be an active, paid membership to join our leaderboards

STEAM Education eGift Cards
Crowdfunding Campaigns & Skill-based Sponsorships

Triple The Value of Impact Solutions

To strengthen their financial literacy skills and raise awareness about their impact solutions, learners must use our STEAM Education eGift cards to coordinate an Impact Crowdfunding Campaign during their work-based learning experience.

FUNDING ALLOCATIONS

Each eGift card has a profile page that lists the service goals, Skillcoin Rewards™ allocations, digital media sharing links, and funding allocations as listed in the charts below:

REWARD

30% of all eGift card sponsorships are allocated to a Student Stipend Fund to provide scholarships, grants, cash stipends and donations.

FUND

40% of all eGift card sponsorships go to our Impact Project Fund to create operating budgets for service-learning projects.

INVEST

30% of all eGift card sponsorships go to our CoD Digital Media Network Fund to provide marketing support for start-ups, special events and social ventures.

TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS

eGift card sponsorships are treated as tax-deductible donations to The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program (a 501c3 nonprofit organization)

eGift Card

  • Sponsorship
  • Student Stipend
  • Impact Project Fund
  • CoD Network Fund

Career Awareness

$10.00 /ea
  • $3.00
  • $4.00
  • $3.00

Innovation

$20.00 /ea
  • $6.00
  • $8.00
  • $6.00

Readiness

$30.00 /ea
  • $9.00
  • $12.00
  • $9.00

STEAM Careers

$40.00 /ea
  • $12.00
  • $16.00
  • $12.00

Leadership

$50.00 /ea
  • $15.00
  • $20.00
  • $15.00

Community Shares
Cooperative Marketing Investment Club

Invest Even More Through Work-Based Learning Experiences (PRIs)

1 Community Share = $0.30 USD

Community stakeholders can invest in each of the work-based learning programs of the Community On Demand card game curriculum AND increase their own Contribution Values by purchasing a community share package.

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES COMING SOON

Total Currencies In Circulation
Our economic development goals are to generate 10k trade points, $100k Contribution Values & $1 million Community Shares


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Top Contributors
Our strategic growth plan is to acquire 3-5 STEAM Professionals as mentors for each STEAM Career Cluster

Contribution By Type
Our distribution goal is to award over 1 million digital badges and 20k eGift cards for each achievement domain

INVESTMENT/GIVING THEMES

Buy Community Shares Now!

Enter the number of Community Shares you would like to purchase.
NOTE: 500 shares (minimum 1% S/ROI) to 10,000 shares (maximum 20% S/ROI) per WBL experience.

For training purposes, up to 20% of all work-based learning (WBL) experiences are reserved for Community Shareholder & Investment opportunities

CONTRIBUTING

500 /Shares
  • $150 Ad Buy
  • AD OPTIONS
  • 3 Ad Sizes
  • 3 Job Posts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

Please login to purchase community shares

INNOVATION

1,500 /Shares
  • $450 Ad Buy
  • AD OPTIONS
  • Contributing Share Package
  • 3 Additional Ad Sizes
  • 1 STEAM Professional Bio
  • 1 Featured Article

Please login to purchase community shares

SUSTAINABILITY

2,500 /Shares
  • $750 Ad Buy
  • AD OPTIONS
  • Innovation Share Package
  • 1 Additional Ad Size
  • 3 Job Descriptions with Digital Badge Integrations

Please login to purchase community shares

LEADERSHIP

5,000 /Shares
  • $1,500 Ad Buy
  • AD OPTIONS
  • Sustainability Share Package
  • Host Thought Leadership Meetup Event

Please login to purchase community shares

TRUSTEE

7,500 /Shares
  • $2,250 Ad Buy
  • AD OPTIONS
  • Leadership Share Package
  • Impact Fund Project Sponsorship

Please login to purchase community shares

PARTNER CIRLCE

10,000 /Shares
  • $3,000 Ad Buy
  • AD OPTIONS
  • Trustee Share Package
  • CoD Nepris Platform Company Profile

Please login to purchase community shares

FREE REPORT

Click here to learn more about Community On Demand

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