Sustain

Do Better • Think Bigger • Share

Do Better. Think BIGGER!

sustain you success.

Impact Your Community

 

Create impact solutions and service-learning projects that can turn into career-building opportunities and community-based social enterprises.

Beyond The Game
Sustaining Our Digital Economy

A STEAM Education Financial Literacy Program Created by Dana Jewel Harris

We provide support services that extend Community On Demand game play to help employers and entrepreneurs create, secure and retrain skilled workers and grow their businesses. 

Career Portal

Employers can post jobs and provide young workers an opportunity to gain real world experiences within their preferred STEAM industry.

Post A Job

Micro-Certifications

Members of the Legacy Council mentor learners and certify the skills and competencies they gained within Community On Demand’s five achievement domains.

Become A Member

Partners In Education Network

Learn how to strengthen your company’s in-game net worth by purchasing ads, sponsoring egift cards and hosting work-based learning events for your local JEM Team(s).

Request A Partnership Plan

Advertise With Us

Promote Your STEAM Industry & Job Opportunities

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.

Apply

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.

Apply

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.

Apply

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.

Apply

Have Fun With Your Philanthropy!
Community On Demand In-Game Digital Currencies

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. 

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)

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 Your Impact.  Use our STEAM Education eGift cards to purchase community shares, reward student achievement, and make tax-deductible investments in skills development training that can positively impact your company’s triple bottom line. 

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:

FUNDING ALLOCATIONS

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 Network Fund to support start-ups, special events and social ventures.

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

STEAM Education eGift Card Gallery

TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS

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

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

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

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

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

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.

INVESTMENT/GIVING THEMES

CONTRIBUTING

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

Please login to purchase community shares

INNOVATION

1,500 /Shares
  • $450 Gift
  • 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 Gift
  • 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 Gift
  • AD OPTIONS
  • Sustainability Share Package
  • Host Thought Leadership Meetup Event

Please login to purchase community shares

TRUSTEE

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

Please login to purchase community shares

PARTNER CIRLCE

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

Please login to purchase community shares

Thanks To Our Partners In Education

Want To Mentor, Train or Hire A JEM Team But Don't Know How?

Become A Member • Get Started Today!

Engagement Rules for Partners In Education

  • All opportunities posted on our job board must focus on employable competencies and high-demand STEAM skills
  • All posts must be designated as one of the five work-based learning experiences we offer (i.e. job shadowing, mentorship, etc.)
  • All opportunities must clearly state if it is a paid opportunity or an opportunity that provides stipends ( through eGift card sponsorships)
  • All posts must require deliverables of digital media content that must be submitted to The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program (photos, audio files, videos, etc.)
  • All submitted content will be used for peer-to-peer instruction and will be distributed through all available channels of the Community On Demand Digital Media Network. 
  • All work-based learning opportunities posted through this job board are for the sole purpose of playing the Community On Demand card game. 
  • All opportunities must integrate our Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System to issue micro-credentials at the completion of each training session.
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