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Development Plan (Excerpt)

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Excerpt from 45-slide PPT to train board members, DO staff and non-profit administrators on creating a development plan for fundraising.

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Development Plan (Excerpt)

  1. 1. DEVELOPMENT PLAN "He who fails to plan is planning to fail." ~ Winston Churchill Presented by QuickHelp Productions
  2. 2. PHILANTHROPY: AN AMERICAN TRADITION “The philanthropic tradition of American life and culture has shaped Americans as a people and a nation.” - Ciconte, Barbara L; Jacob, Jeanne (2011-08-24) Fundraising Basics: A Complete Guide: A Complete Guide (Kindle Locations 849-850) Jones & Bartlett Learning Kindle Edition 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions Development Plan2
  3. 3. PEOPLE GIVE TO PEOPLE TO HELP PEOPLE “Through voluntary association, Americans have come together; through nonprofit organizations and philanthropy, they have demonstrated care and concern for others, therefore building community within a vastly diverse society. (Wagner, 2002)” - Ciconte, Barbara L; Jacob, Jeanne (2011-08-24) Fundraising Basics: A Complete Guide: A Complete Guide (Kindle Locations 849-851) Jones & Bartlett Learning Kindle Edition 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions Development Plan3
  4. 4. THE CRITICAL NEED FOR PLANNING “Competition for charitable contributions has caused current and prospective donors to want more information about how organizations are managed, how their programs are serving the public good, and how investments in the organizations are being used.” - Ciconte, Barbara L; Jacob, Jeanne (2011-08-24) Fundraising Basics: A C omplete Guide: A Complete Guide (Kindle Locations 3488-3490) Jones & Bartlett Learning Kindle Edition 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions Development Plan4
  5. 5. “The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.” - Daniel Goleman 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 5 Development Plan
  6. 6. WHY A PLAN? Benefits of a calmly and thoughtfully constructed Development Plan: Increased marketing & visibility Helps make business contacts Makes tracking success of capital campaign possible Points out areas which need focus Helps keep staff focused Assists with writing case statement(s) & grant proposals Assists with information gathering & sharing with board members & volunteers - Lysakowski, Linda (2009-05-18). Nonprofit Essentials: The Development Plan (The AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series) (Kindle Locations 290-300). Wiley.Kindle Edition. 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 6 Development Plan
  7. 7. WHO SHOULD PLAN? Who is involved? CEO & Administrator(s) Development Office Development Director DO staff Board (Selected Members) Consultant 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 7 Development Plan
  8. 8. CEO & Administration Is the CEO involved in fundraising? Does he/she communicate regularly with the development office? Are Administrators/Assistant Administrators involved in fundraising? Do they communicate regularly with the DO? 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 8 Development Plan
  9. 9. Development Director & Staff Departmental structure Is there adequate staff, doing the right jobs with the right tools? Functions of the development office Does the development staff have the time & skills to perform all development functions? Training & educating staff Is there a commitment to professionalism in the development office? 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 9 Development Plan
  10. 10. Development Committee Organization Structure Is there a one, cohesive development committee within the non-profit’s governing structure? Who are the volunteers involved in the fundraising program? 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 10 Development Plan
  11. 11. Board Members Board composition Is the board diverse? Does it have the appropriate mix of skills & talents? Board performance Is the board actively involved in fundraising? Do board members support the organization financially? 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 11 Development Plan
  12. 12. Development Consultant Usually makes several visits to the organization to meet with key staff, board & other volunteers 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 12 Development Plan
  13. 13. SUMMARY There are several things that must be in place before the plan can be started: Consensuson the part of the board & executive managementthat aplan is needed & will be implemented Budgetsfor the organization &the development office A planning committee Time to do the analysis & goalsetting forthe development office A SWOT analysis of the development office An evaluation of past performance, either through adevelopment audit or an internal assessment of the development program - Lysakowski, Linda (2009-05-18). NonprofitEssentials: The Development Plan (The AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series) (Kindle Location 969). Wiley. Kindle Edition. 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 13 Development Plan
  14. 14. RESOURCES Ciconte, Barbara L; Jacob, Jeanne (2011-08-24) Fundraising Basics: A Complete Guide: A Complete Guide. Jones & Bartlett Learning. Kindle Edition 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions Development Plan14 Lysakowski, Linda (2009-05-18). Nonprofit Essentials: The Development Plan (The AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series). Wiley. Kindle Edition.
  15. 15. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PROPOSAL, OR TO REQUEST A QUOTE, PLEASE CONTACT: 2016 Copyright QuickHelp Productions 15 Development Plan

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