2 customisable OKR examples for Funding Coordinator

What are Funding Coordinator OKRs?

The OKR acronym stands for Objectives and Key Results. It's a goal-setting framework that was introduced at Intel by Andy Grove in the 70s, and it became popular after John Doerr introduced it to Google in the 90s. OKRs helps teams has a shared language to set ambitious goals and track progress towards them.

Crafting effective OKRs can be challenging, particularly for beginners. Emphasizing outcomes rather than projects should be the core of your planning.

We've tailored a list of OKRs examples for Funding Coordinator to help you. You can look at any of the templates below to get some inspiration for your own goals.

If you want to learn more about the framework, you can read our OKR guide online.

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Our customisable Funding Coordinator OKRs examples

You will find in the next section many different Funding Coordinator Objectives and Key Results. We've included strategic initiatives in our templates to give you a better idea of the different between the key results (how we measure progress), and the initiatives (what we do to achieve the results).

Hope you'll find this helpful!

1. OKR to secure $1 million for the pre-seed funding round

  • ObjectiveSecure $1 million for the pre-seed funding round
  • Key ResultIdentify and reach out to 50 potential investors by end of phase 1
  • TaskInitiate contact with each investor through personalized emails
  • TaskResearch and locate contact information for identified investors
  • TaskIdentify 50 potential investors using business directories or networking
  • Key ResultAchieve commitment for investment from minimum 50% met investors by final phase
  • TaskNegotiate and finalize investment commitments from participating investors
  • TaskCreate a compelling presentation for potential investors
  • TaskSchedule and conduct regular meetings with interested investors
  • Key ResultSecure meetings with at least 25% of identified investors by phase 2
  • TaskCreate a persuasive investment proposal
  • TaskSchedule and arrange meetings with identified investors
  • TaskIdentify and research potential investors for pitching

2. OKR to strengthen collaboration and maximize the impact of public and private partnerships

  • ObjectiveStrengthen collaboration and maximize the impact of public and private partnerships
  • Key ResultIncrease the number of public and private partnership agreements by 20%
  • TaskInitiate targeted outreach and networking efforts to engage potential public and private partners
  • TaskDevelop a compelling proposal highlighting the benefits of collaboration to potential partners
  • TaskStreamline negotiation and agreement processes to ensure efficient and timely partnership agreements
  • TaskResearch potential public and private partners aligned with our mission and values
  • Key ResultFoster trust and deepen relationships with partners through regular communication and engagement
  • TaskSchedule bi-weekly check-ins with partners to share updates and gather feedback
  • TaskPlan and host quarterly virtual events or webinars to facilitate networking and collaboration
  • TaskOffer regular performance reviews and acknowledgments to show partners their value and importance
  • TaskShare relevant industry news and resources with partners to foster knowledge exchange
  • Key ResultMeasure and enhance the effectiveness of partnerships by conducting quarterly evaluations and feedback sessions
  • TaskAnalyze evaluation data and identify areas for improvement to enhance partnership effectiveness
  • TaskImplement action plans based on feedback and evaluation results to optimize partnerships
  • TaskSchedule and conduct quarterly feedback sessions with partners to gather their insights
  • TaskDevelop a comprehensive evaluation framework to measure partnership effectiveness accurately
  • Key ResultSecure additional funding opportunities by leveraging existing partnerships and identifying new potential collaborators
  • TaskReview existing partnerships and identify any untapped funding opportunities
  • TaskDevelop a strategic plan to leverage existing partnerships for securing additional funding
  • TaskConduct research to identify potential new collaborators with relevant funding resources
  • TaskBuild relationships with potential collaborators through networking events and communication channels

Best practices for managing your Funding Coordinator OKRs

Generally speaking, your objectives should be ambitious yet achievable, and your key results should be measurable and time-bound (using the SMART framework can be helpful). It is also recommended to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Here are a couple of best practices extracted from our OKR implementation guide 👇

Tip #1: Limit the number of key results

The #1 role of OKRs is to help you and your team focus on what really matters. Business-as-usual activities will still be happening, but you do not need to track your entire roadmap in the OKRs.

We recommend having 3-4 objectives, and 3-4 key results per objective. A platform like Tability can run audits on your data to help you identify the plans that have too many goals.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's audit dashboard will highlight opportunities to improve OKRs

Tip #2: Commit to the weekly check-ins

Don't fall into the set-and-forget trap. It is important to adopt a weekly check-in process to get the full value of your OKRs and make your strategy agile – otherwise this is nothing more than a reporting exercise.

Being able to see trends for your key results will also keep yourself honest.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's check-ins will save you hours and increase transparency

Tip #3: No more than 2 yellow statuses in a row

Yes, this is another tip for goal-tracking instead of goal-setting (but you'll get plenty of OKR examples above). But, once you have your goals defined, it will be your ability to keep the right sense of urgency that will make the difference.

As a rule of thumb, it's best to avoid having more than 2 yellow/at risk statuses in a row.

Make a call on the 3rd update. You should be either back on track, or off track. This sounds harsh but it's the best way to signal risks early enough to fix things.

Best way to track your Funding Coordinator OKRs

Your quarterly OKRs should be tracked weekly in order to get all the benefits of the OKRs framework. Reviewing progress periodically has several advantages:

  • It brings the goals back to the top of the mind
  • It will highlight poorly set OKRs
  • It will surface execution risks
  • It improves transparency and accountability

Most teams should start with a spreadsheet if they're using OKRs for the first time. Then, once you get comfortable you can graduate to a proper OKRs-tracking tool.

A strategy map in TabilityTability's Strategy Map makes it easy to see all your org's OKRs

If you're not yet set on a tool, you can check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates guide to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

More Funding Coordinator OKR templates

We have more templates to help you draft your team goals and OKRs.

OKRs resources

Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.

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