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601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
601 a Willhite Stellato presentation
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601 a Willhite Stellato presentation

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Start a Non-Profit Who Me? Yes You! …

Start a Non-Profit Who Me? Yes You!
Mary Willhite, L.S.W. & Kathy Stellato, R.N.
Cleveland, Ohio

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  • 1. START A NON-PROFIT WHO ME? YES YOU ! Mary Willhite, L.S.W. Kathy Stellato, R.N. Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2.
      • A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step .
        • Lao-Tsu
  • 3. Joel’s Place provides grief support for school-aged children who have experienced the death of someone special in their lives.
  • 4. Learning Objectives
      • 1. List the steps necessary to establish a start-up
      • 2. Discuss how to locate the right people to help you achieve your goal
      • 3. Identify activities that are important to implement the program and assure success.
  • 5. What are the three things you need to begin a start-up? Mary’s List Kathy’s List Perseverance Need Leave no stone unturned Passion Money Money
  • 6. Milestones
      • Began our groups in September, 2003
      • Incorporated, July, 2004
      • 501 (c) (3), March, 2005
      • First Board Meeting, December, 2005
      • First Annual Butterfly Release, July, 2006
      • First Fundraiser, September, 2007
  • 7. Ask, Believe, Receive
      • People We’ve Needed
        • Consultant (LPCC)
        • Organizational Development Person
        • Accountant
        • Lawyer
        • Insurance Agent and Insurance Expert
        • Someone Who Knows How to Get the Word Out!
        • Someone Who Knows How to Bring Money In!
  • 8. Do
      • Stick to YOUR values
      • Develop a web site
      • Cultivate a thick skin
      • Choose board members wisely
      • Keep a journal
  • 9. Don’t
      • Expect to be lucky
      • Rely on friends and/or family
    • We learned from anything we did. Even disappointments and failures were a learning experience!
  • 10. Things You Have to Have!
      • P.O.Box is a “minimum requirement" (if you don’t have an office address)
      • Checking account for the organization
      • Way to keep track of expenses
      • Stationery with letterhead
      • Business cards
      • F l e x i b i l i t y
  • 11. AREAS OF AN ORGANIZATION’S DEVELOPMENT
      • Programming
      • Marketing
      • Governance
      • Fund Development
  • 12. Programming
      • Most important!!!!
      • What ideas do you have for encouraging or maintaining attendance?
      • How do you find families?
      • Policies, Procedures, Training Manual
      • Client data collection
  • 13. Marketing
      • www.joelsplaceforchildren.org
      • Branding
    • logo
    • brochure
    • program flyers
      • Committee
      • “ Be a Marketing Ambassador”
  • 14. Governance
      • Board Members
        • How many board members do you need?
        • How do you find board members?
        • What do you look for in a board member?
      • Board Meetings
      • Annual Retreat
      • Insurance
  • 15. Fund Development
      • Where to look for funding?
      • “ If you don’t give people a chance to say no, they can‘t say yes.”
      • Give people an opportunity to fulfill their need to give.
  • 16. Volunteers
      • Where do you find volunteers?
      • How do you keep them?
      • Volunteer Coordinator?
  • 17. What Do Volunteers Want?
      • They want you to be prepared for them.
      • They want to feel welcomed.
      • They want good training.
      • They want to do interesting work.
      • They want to know up front how much time the job will take.
  • 18. What Do Volunteers Want? (Cont’d)
      • They want to be appreciated.
      • They want to be communicated with.
      • They want to know they are helping to make the world a better place.
      • They want to be socially connected.
      • They want to learn something new.
    • About .com
  • 19. Our Families, May 2009
  • 20. Thank You! Joel’s Place for Children

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