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Your guide to starting a pregnancy help organization from scratch, Built By Design is a brand new field manual to walk you through the foundational elements of starting a nonprofit life-saving entity.
Our Passion to ServeOur Commitment of Care and Competence IntroductionChapter 1Building the FoundationIntroduction and Foundational Principles Foundational ResourcesThe Foundation of PrayerChapter 2Building the LeadershipForming a Leadership TeamDeveloping a Steering Committee Chapter 3Building the Financial BaseFunding Your VisionInitial BudgetWinning Financial PartnersChapter 4Building the ReachCommunity Needs AssessmentResearching and Visiting Similar Existing Service ModelsConnecting with Supporting and Affiliate Organizations Chapter 5Building the MissionVision and Mission StatementsChapter 6Building the Corporate StructureProfessional SupportIncorporationNon-Profit 501(c)(3) Tax Status BylawsChapter 7Building the BoardBoard Models and Stages of DevelopmentBoard Roles and Responsibilities Board Structure and FunctionChapter 8Building OperationsFirst Organizational MeetingPlanningPolicies and ProceduresChapter 9Building a Staff and ServicesHiring a DirectorTrainingVolunteersClient ServicesChapter 10Building a FutureHow a Healthy Organization Functions The 10 KeysClient Marketing StrategiesFinal ThoughtsA Word on Specialty Pregnancy Help Organizations Appendix AResourcesA Journeyman’s Guide: To-Do Checklist by Chapter Resource ListHeartbeat International Resource List Appendix BIncorporation, Bylaws, and Beginning Documents Sample Current BudgetSample Articles of Incorporation To Be or Not to Be a Religious Non-Profit Sample Bylaws of [Name of Center] Appendix CHow the Board WorksSix Key Responsibilities: GOVERN Sample Board Member Job Description Sample Board Officers Job Descriptions Sample Standard Board Meeting Agenda Sample Working Board Committee “Charges”Sample Organizational Chart Sample Center Operations Director Job Description Sample Organizational Chart Sample Job Description for Director Sample Organizational Chart Sample Executive Director Job Description Appendix DSample Volunteer FormsSample Volunteer for Client Care Application Sample Volunteer Life Support Application Sample Volunteer Orientation Interview Sample Volunteer Reference Letter
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