Non Profit Coaching

August 30, 2015

Coaching

Have you been wanting to start a nonprofit and have no idea where to start?

Do you have an idea for a nonprofit, but don’t know how to develop your vision or mission?

Do you need support and guidance in building your nonprofit from the ground up?

Do you wonder how to get committed board members for your nonprofit and how to have effective board member meetings?

Are you looking for ways to get donors who give consistently throughout the year?

If the answer to any of these questions is “YES”, then I invite you to join me as a participant in my Nonprofit Coaching Program.

JOIN Attorney Karmen A. Booker to discover key factors for developing and managing a non profit.

Attorney Booker will teach you:

  • How to Develop Your Vision / Mission for Your Nonprofit Organization
  • How to Build your Nonprofit’s Board of Directors and the Legal Responsibilities of Board of Directors
  • How to Use Volunteers and Tips to Keep Them Coming
  • Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Fundraising Tips and Strategies
  • Getting Charitable Donors for your Nonprofit

You Will also Receive a FREE COPY of Attorney Booker’s Book, “Nonprofit Handbook”, which provides strategies and effective tools for your Nonprofit Organization that will yield premium quality services for those you serve.

Take Advantage and Register for Attorney’s

INDIVIDUAL COACHING PACKAGE – $249.00 per month

OR

 $599.00 per month (Save $148)

Register NOW, before we run out of space (Only 50 spaces are available):  https://howtostartanonprofitorganization.wordpress.com/coaching/This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY to learn what it takes to establish a non profit organization, maintain an existing nonprofit organization and Take it to the Next Level, so you can help transform the lives of others (men, women, youth, and children)  through your non profit programs and services.

Oh, and let me mention this . . .

You will undoubtedly reap the benefits of Non profit Coaching, which are:

  • Increased task completion in a timely manner and productivity
  • Improved skills and fundraising skills
  • Improved relationships with officers and board of directors
  • Increased ability and confidence in exercising leadership on a daily basis
  • Improved ability to move the organization towards its goals and vision

You’ll receive your APPLICATION for the Nonprofit Coaching as soon as you register here:  https://howtostartanonprofitorganization.wordpress.com/coaching/

Please make it a priority to join me so we can help you establish and maintain your Nonprofit Organization and Take it to the Next Level.

P.S. Yes, by all means please forward this email to as many of your friends and associates as you’d like, so they too can register using the link below, but please remember to register ASAP, so we don’t run out of space.

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$599.00 – 3 Month Coaching Package

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3-month Nonprofit Coaching Package – (50% payment) – $299.50

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e-book Bundle Special

December 27, 2014

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Designing a Volunteer Program

December 26, 2014

Consider a Volunteer Coordinator

Recruiting, training, managing, retaining, and thanking volunteers requires effort form someone I the organization.  We recommend assigning to someone the job of volunteer coordinator, a person responsible for overseeing or performing the following duties:

  • Recruiting
  • Training
  • Scheduling
  • Appreciating

Determining Your Need for Volunteers

Look around your nonprofit organization and decide how many volunteers you need and what functions they ca perform.  We recommend creating a schedule of tasks to be completed – planning what needs to be done and how many people it will take to do the work.  Below is a list of the kinds of volunteer assignments you might consider.

Task

Number of People

Time

Data entry – Donor List 1 person 3 hours per week
Bulk mailing 4 people 5 hours per month
Lawn cleanup 1 person 2 hours per week
Filing 1 person 2 hours per week
Childcare 2 people 3 hours on Saturdays

Writing Volunteer Job Descriptions

Volunteers perform better if they know what they’re supposed to do. Preparing job descriptions for volunteer positions helps you to supervise better and to know what skills you are looking for in volunteers.

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Karmen A. Booker is an Attorney, Business Consultant and Owner of Compu-Perfect Professional Services, a business consulting firm specializing in Business Entity Formation (Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Nonprofit Corporations), Completing 501(c)(3) Federal Tax Exemption Applications, Grant Research and Writing services, and more.

Attorney Karmen A. Booker has developed the  “Nonprofit Sample Template” e-book that provides templates for the following:

  • Sample Mission Statements
  • Sample Business Plans
  • Sample Donor Solicitation Letter
  • Sample Thank You Donor Letter
  • Sample Press Release
  • Sample Letter of Inquiry
  • Sample Corporate Donation Letter
  • Sample Board Member Application
  • Sample Board Member Agreement
  • Sample Volunteer Application
  • Sample Volunteer Agreement
  • AND MORE

This “Nonprofit Sample Template” is a valuable resource for all Nonprofit Organizations who desire to use effective tools that will undoubtedly help them acquire funding and provide quality services for their target markets.

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Introducing Board Members

December 5, 2014

When a new member joins the current board of directors or when a prospective new member visits the existing members need to make that person comfortable and share the collective wisdom that they have accumulated.

Invite a prospective board member to obese at lest one board meeting before electing him/her to membership.  This way, the new member get s a chance to see how the board operates, and the current members have an opportunity to size up the new person.  Encourage the prospective member to ask questions.

A packet of background materials about the organization and board procedures helps the new member get up to speed quickly.  The following information is useful in orienting new board members:

  • Organization’s mission statement
  • Bylaws
  • Description of board member responsibilities and expectations
  • Board job descriptions
  • Board minutes for the last two or three meetings
  • Financial statement
  • Names, addresses, and phone numbers of other board members
  • Organizational Plan
  • Description of programs
  • Calendar of organization’s events and scheduled board meetings

I suggest that the Board President and/or the Executive Director meet with new board members soon after he/she begins serving on the board to welcome him/her and to answer any questions.

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Karmen A. Booker is an Attorney, Business Consultant and Owner of Compu-Perfect Professional Services, a business consulting firm specializing in Business Entity Formation (Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Nonprofit Corporations), Completing 501(c)(3) Federal Tax Exemption Applications, Grant Research and Writing services, and more.

The Nonprofit Board” is an e-book developed by Attorney Karmen A. Booker.  It discusses the following:

*  Are You Considering Being on the Nonprofit Board

*  Recruiting Nonprofit of Members

*  Getting Nonprofit Board Members

*  Legal Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

*  Getting Commitment from Nonprofit Board Members

*  Effective Nonprofit Board Leadership

*  Tips for Having an Efficient Nonprofit Board Meeting

*  Job Descriptions

It also has a Sample Nonprofit Board Survey Letter and a Sample Nonprofit Board Survey.

“The Nonprofit Board”is a valuable resource for all Nonprofit Organizations who desire to discover information and tools that will help them recruit committed Board members and maintain organization efficiency through the Board.

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Grants – Video

December 1, 2014

Watch my video on GRANTS – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwCx6vgsjjM


Corporate Sponsorship Checklist

November 21, 2014

Every year, corporations spend millions of dollars on cause-related marketing and event sponsorships. Unfortunately, many nonprofits don’t have a clue about how to approach a potential sponsor, prepare the information needed, and persuade a sponsor to join them in a mutually beneficial project.

Organizations that become good corporate sponsorship partners realize that sponsorship is a business deal, not a donation. They also learn that the skills involved in securing good corporate sponsorships are different from those that work in everyday fundraising.

Attracting Corporate Sponsors

Nonprofits that want to be successful with corporate sposorship must exhibit two qualities:

* Genuine interest in working with a corporate sponsor because they know the alliance will provide something of value for both organizations.

* Conviction that they are offering a good marketing investment to the corporate sponsor

Nonprofits need to price their proposal on its promotional value to the corporate sponsor. Sponsors want to exploit the commercial opportunities associated with an event, cause, or organization.

Use the following checklist to see if your organization is ready for corporate sponsorship:

* Do you have an established marketing effort in place so that you keep in touch with your constituents through e-mail, a website, events, newsletters, conferences, television, radio or print advertising?

* What do you know about your organization’s demographics? Is there recent information about who participates and why? Where they live? How far they drive? Whether they are repeat users? Whether they are young families, empty nesters, or teens?

* Have you worked with corporate sponsors before? Do you have testimonials from a corporate executives about the value of your organization? Do you feature those in press kits or other marketing materials?

* What is the competitive environment like? Are other organizations similar to yours getting corporate sponsorships?

* To gauge the effort involved in reaching corporate sponsors and meeting face-to-face, create a list of companies headquartered in your area. What do they produce, and to whom do they sell? Are there cross-promotions you can work up that will help them sell to one of your existing sponsors or team up with an existing sponsor?

* Are you a member of civic organizations made up of business people, so that you can gain insight and entrée into the business community?

* Is there an entrepreneurial spirit in your organization? Are new ideas welcomed, and do they receive thoughtful consideration? Have other commercial or revenue-generating initiatives been realized over the past five years

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Attorney Karmen A. Booker has developed and e-book  Corporate Sponsorship Guide” where  YOU will  Learn:

*  How to Draft a Solicitation Letter

*  What Corporate Sponsors are Looking For in Charitable Events

*  The Best Way to Approach Prospective Sponsors

*  Where to Start

NOTEIncludes an 8 Step Guide and templates and samples of Corporate Sponsorship Solicitation Letters.

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Make Your Lettter of Inquiry a Winner

October 17, 2014

Many foundations prefer grant-seeking nonprofits to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI), before sending a complete proposal.

The LOI allows the foundation to screen potential candidates for funding to ensure that it fits with the foundation’s mission. The LOI helps the nonprofit organization  get an invitation from the foundation to submit a complete proposal.

Tips for writing a good LOI are:

  • Follow published foundation guidelines for an LOI.
  • Type  “Letter of Inquiry”  at the top of your letter. This helps make it plain that you are submitting an LOI, and LOIs receive a very quick initial screening in an effort to weed out irrelevant mail.
  • A typical LOI is three pages, plus a budget, and includes the following:

A Brief Title –  the title should catch the attention of the reader and draw him into continuing.

A one- or two-sentence summary of your project –  that is concise, and compelling.

The summary should:

  • Answer the question, “What are we doing?
  • Receive your utmost attention. Put the most effort into writing the first sentence of the summary. Write and rewrite it.
  • Strike a tone suitable to the foundation’s interests.
  • Don’t use “unique,” “cutting edge,” or “raises awareness.”
  • Include facts and sentences that show action.

An explanation of the issue you are addressing and how you will do it.

A description of your organization.

A budget. This may or may not be required. Refer to the foundation’s instructions.

  • Make the LOI concise, not wordy

Your LOI can make or break your relationship with a foundation because it will get you in the door, which is the most important step of all.

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Karmen A. Booker is an Attorney, Business Consultant and Owner of Compu-Perfect Professional Services, a business consulting firm specializing in Business Entity Formation (Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Nonprofit Corporations), Completing 501(c)(3) Federal Tax Exemption Applications, Grant Research and Writing services, and more.

Attorney Karmen A. Booker has developed a Report entitled “Fundraising Tips”, which provides information regarding:

  • Developing a Fundraising Plan
  • Writing a Fundraising Letter
  • Specific Fundraising Tips such as selling advertisement space in your newsletter and on your website, and more.

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