Cultural and Creative Grants & Sponsorship Program 2015-2016 Project Outcomes and Measures How will you know your project has been successful? List your expected project outcomes and how you will measure them below. Should your application be successful, the information below will form the basis of the project performance criteria in your funding agreement [i.e., contract]. Project Outcomes Present perspective of people who have experienced trauma through creative performance Performance Measures Increase public knowledge and improve public perception of the company Means of Verification Those with lived experience have a positive engagement with artists and professionals associated during the project and performances Audience increases empathy for people who have experienced trauma Positive reviews in local and state newspapers Positive reviews on social media # of people who ‘checked in’ to event Publicity report on media reviews Google analytics on number of facebook and website site hits/mentions # of people with lived experience of trauma participating in the creative process Formal feedback from participants and artists Audience surveys Social Media mentions and comments Increase attendance at performances and develop audience base Box Office analysis Monitor repeat booking patterns Measure how any attendance increase compares to previous performances # of tickets sold # of sold out shows # of 1st time attendees Develop and share best practice for how to create productions with people who have experienced trauma Process evaluated in partnership with local university Report produced that describes and evaluates the process Publish report online Data from evaluation # of report downloads # invitations to share/present report to peers Project Outcomes Project outcomes should describe the outcome you want to achieve at the end of the project. Clearly articulated and measurable outcome statements will make it easier to establish priorities and measures within your project plan. Performance Measures Please list one to three performance measures for each outcome. Performance measures should demonstrate how well your organisation is progressing towards achieving the project objectives both measuring success and operating as warning signals. An effective performance measure is SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely). Means of Verification How will you track your performance? For example, surveys, attendance logs, visitation, pedestrian activity, increased turnover etc.