For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you visited me.' - Jesus
According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty
Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.
Today, approximately 20 percent of all children in the United States are living in poverty. ...approximately 57 percent of all children in the United States are currently living in homes that are either considered to be either "low income" or impoverished.
At this point, approximately one out of every three children in the U.S. lives in a home without a father.
14.5 percent of U.S. households struggle to put enough food on the table. More than 48 million Americans—including 16.2 million children—live in these households.
Strategic Planning – this is all about setting a strong foundation. We’ll discuss:
Mission and Visioning
Internal and external analysis
Designing realistic action plans
Boards and Governance – nonprofits are unique because we have boards that represent the community and are stewards of our cause. We’ll cover the top 10 board roles and responsibilities. These range from:
Mission and program oversight
Ensuring good public standing of the nonprofit
Hiring and evaluating the CEO
Fund Development – this will include an overview of what the funding landscape currently looks like, organizational readiness for fundraising, and how to make an ask when it comes to approaching potential funders.
Program Planning – similar to strategic planning, programs must be designed intentionally to help further the organization’s mission. The discussion will include where to start, who should be involved, designing your program, and defining impact.
Bags of Hope / Board Development and Leadership Training: Fall 2014
Youth Mission Trip
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