Board Prospecting

Help Independent Living Housing, Inc. look through the Organization's data to assess their current audiences to determine a shortlist of potential board members.
Independent Living Housing, Inc.
Detroit, MI, USA
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Detroit, MI, USA


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What We Need
  • Assessment of current donors, volunteers, beneficiaries and other constituents to pinpoint people who are interested in serving your Organization
  • Informal staff and board interviews to survey potential connections and/or leads
  • A document of up to ten pages that lists potential board members based upon your Organization's data and current audiences
  • Note: The Professional will not be communicating with prospective board members.
Additional Details

I am looking for a volunteer to put together a board training package Board prospecting, potential board of directors invitation letter, and edit or draft a donor letter

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have all requires information, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have Yes, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $5,198 , allowing us to .We doesn't have any money to pay for this service. I believe this product will help us get the types of board that would help us acquires our Mission and Vision.

I am hopeful in recruit dedicated board members. I believe I really need a "Pitch" to sale my program and organization. to potential board of directors.

Project Plan

Prep: Introduction & Kick-Off
  • Volunteer Manager provides relevant materials on Organizational history, mission and board recruitment priorities
  • Volunteer Manager shares donors, volunteers, beneficiaries, and other audience data with Volunteer including but not limited to communications engagement, volunteering hours, donations, success stories, and network connections
  • Volunteer Manager connects Volunteer to any board members and/or staff members who are involved in board prospecting
Milestone 1: First Round of Research
  • Volunteer conducts first round of research and board and staff interviews (if applicable)
  • Volunteer connects with Volunteer Manager for an overview/progress update based on first round of research to align on documentation structure and preliminary findings
Milestone 2: Final Round of Research & Discoveries
  • Volunteer delivers final list of prospective board members with relevant information compiled during research with key takeaways highlighted in separate document
  • Some examples of what information the document may include, if applicable and available: names, contact information, the reason why they're a prospect, if they have any connections to staff or board members, how likely they are to be interested, and/or an overview of volunteer and giving history
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About The Org

Independent Living Housing, Inc.
Our Mission

Independent Living Housing would like to change our communites views of the learning disabled population, and/or social & economically disadvantaged. And, as a direct effect of changing communities perceptions, we will work to give the learning disabled a different view of the world by providing them with a safe, decent, secure living space (apartments) group, and family therapy. They also will recieve training in academics such as english, reading, art, math, social science, science, writing, life skills, and leadership!

"We rise by lifting others." - Robert Ingersoll

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