CDF Minnesota Donor and Other Constituent Survey

Thank you for being a partner and supporter of Children’s Defense Fund–Minnesota (CDF–MN). We want to hear from you! 

Please take a moment to complete this short survey about what is most important to you about our work and how you would like to be engaged.  The survey will take you no more than 3-5 minutes.

As a thank you for participating in the survey, your name will be entered in a drawing to win two (2) tickets ($200 value) to join us at the CDF-MN 25th Annual Beat the Odds® Celebration on March 30th.

The survey will be open until February 20, 2017 and the winner will be notified following that date.  

SECTION I: Tell us who you are and how you are connected to CDF–MN.

1. Please provide your name and contact information:

First Name:
Last Name:
ZIP / Postal Code:
Phone Number:

2. How have you have engaged with CDF–MN?

I am a Donor/Financial Supporter
I am an Event attendee (KIDS COUNT Coffee, Beat the Odds Celebration)
I am a Board or Committee member (CDF–MN Advisory Board, Host Committee, Voices and Choices Coalition member, etc.)
I am a Program staff member or participant (CDF Freedom Schools®, Bridge to Benefits partner, etc.)
I am a Volunteer

3. Are there other ways that you would like to become involved? Please check all that apply:

Donor/Financial Supporter
Event attendee (KIDS COUNT Coffee, Beat the Odds Celebration)
Board or Committee member (CDF–MN Advisory Board, Host Committee, Voices and Choices Coalition member, etc)
Program staff or participant (CDF Freedom Schools, Bridge to Benefits partner, etc.)

SECTION II: Motivation - What is important to you about the work of CDF–MN?

4. Which areas of CDF–MN’s mission and activities are most important to you?

Not familiar
with this work
Research (KIDS COUNT data book and other updates)
Advocacy (support legislative and administrative changes to benefit children and families)
Community Organizing
Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
CDF Freedom Schools Summer and After-school Program
Bridge to Benefits

5. Using 4 or 5 words, how would you describe the work of CDF–MN to others?

SECTION III: Communication – How would you like CDF–MN to communicate with you and how can we improve in this area?

6. How satisfied are you with the communications you receive from CDF–MN?

Not familiar
with this
Email updates
Event invitations
Social media postings (Facebook, Twitter)
Appeals and fundraising campaigns
Thank you’s/acknowledgements

7. How would you prefer that CDF–MN communicate with you? Please select any that apply:

Other? Please tell us what else you would prefer?

8. How could CDF–MN improve our communications with you?

SECTION IV: Closing Question – Anything more you would like to tell us?

9. Overall, if you had 5 minutes with our Advisory Board or Executive Director, what questions, topics, or ideas would you like to share?

   Please leave this field empty

If you have any questions or would like to talk with us directly to give more feedback please contact: Yvonne Lerew,, 651-855-1179