New Door Ventures

New Door Ventures (“New Door”) provides Bay Area at-risk youths between the ages of 16 and 21 opportunities for work as pathways to sustainable lives. New Door provides over 130 paid internships a year and serves more than 200 youth annually through job-readiness training and supportive case management.


New Door demonstrates ambition as they raise funds to create more jobs through building a youth center. However, New Door’s impact measurement of graduate statistics six months after completion of the programs is insufficient to measure long-term impact. Also, the decline in number of youths served while expenses increased from 2008 to 2011 raises questions about New Door’s cost structure.

Download the full research report in PDF format here: NPI Evaluation of New Door Ventures.

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