Children’s Savings Accounts

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Since 2010, Children's Savings Programs across the nation have relied on Outcome Tracker to collect child data, manage accounts, apply incentives, communicate with parents/guardians, and report on results.  Outcome Tracker accommodates bank-based children's savings programs and Ascensus 529-based programs.

Child Savings - Bank Accounts

  • Import data from your school system or other source of child data
  • Interface with your bank or credit union partner to create custodial accounts and exchange savings data
  • Apply incentives to selected children
  • Interact with parents/guardians online
  • Report on savings results

Child Savings - 529 Accounts

  • Import data from your school system or other source of child data
  • Utilize Ascensus 529 Accounts
  • Omnibus Accounts for cohorts of children
  • Apply incentives to selected children
  • Interact with parents/guardians online
  • Report on savings results

 

Whether your Child Savings Account program is statewide or local, Outcome Tracker can help.  Join an upcoming webinar to learn how you can benefit from Outcome Tracker.

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Configure Outcome Tracker for your program’s needs

We’ll help you configure Outcome Tracker for your current needs and teach you to adapt Outcome Tracker as your needs grow

  • Add fields & forms
  • Portals
  • Activities
  • Surveys & Assessments
  • Reports
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Reach out to clients via their computer or phone

Engage with parents and guardians online. Enable them to enter data for you. Or give them a nudge.

  • Web and mobile portals
  • Balance inquiry on incentives and linked accounts
  • Connect parents with 529 platform to create and link 529 accounts
  • Online surveys
  • Email messages
  • Text messages
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Use data to help tell the story of your impact

Use existing reports or create new ones. You don’t need to be a programmer. We’ll teach you how.

  • Create queries
  • Analyze with Crosstabs
  • Show outcome indicators over time
  • Illustrate with Charts
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Exchange data with other organizations and systems

Interface your Outcome Tracker data with other systems to increase effectiveness and eliminate double entry.

  • Bank or Credit Union accounts
  • Ascensus 529 accounts
  • Export to spreadsheet
  • Schedule exports/imports
  • Import from spreadsheet
  • Synch with Emma or Constant Contact
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Keep your confidential data secure

Control who sees your data and limit what they see.

  • Custom user security
  • Externally tested security measures
  • Data stays on your country's soil (US or Canada)

Getting Started

VistaShare works with your project team to build out the Outcome Tracker platform according to your needs, train you how to use the system, and teach you how you can adapt Outcome Tracker as your needs grow.

Assessment

Your VistaShare trainer will work with you to understand your agency’s needs, including data collection (e.g., applications, surveys), outcome indicators, process flow, and reporting needs.

Configuration

You don’t need to start with a blank slate. Your trainer will create an initial configuration based on the assessment.

Training

A series of training sessions will teach your team how to use Outcome Tracker day-to-day and how to to adapt the database to meet future requirements. Self-paced tutorials are also used during the training process.

Data Conversion

VistaShare will help you to import your data into Outcome Tracker.

Following the implementation project, the Customer Support Team and the Outcome Tracker Help Desk will help you get the most out of Outcome Tracker.

Pricing

Outcome Tracker pricing consists of:

Licensing Fee

This one-time fee covers licensing plus initial implementation hours for your organization.

Professional Services

On-site and/or remote training, consulting services, custom report writing, and data conversion services are provided according to your needs.

Monthly Subscription

The monthly subscription includes product enhancements, support, and data hosting/backup/security.

Outcome Tracker pricing is tiered based on several factors, including program size.  In addition to single-agency licenses, Outcome Tracker can be licensed for a network of organizations ("Enterprise License").  Please contact us for details.