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Nehemiah Ministries by 2DH4isDf

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									               Nehemiah Ministries




Rev. Mark Whitlock, CEO/President
Bishop John R. Bryant, Chairman
A
Vision
of

Bishop
John          AGENDA
R.
Bryant   1. THE NEHEMIAH PLAN
         2. PARTNERS
         3. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
           Purpose
To provide nonprofit leaders with a basic
 understanding of strategies for raising
                funds.
                            Objectives

•Identify community problems

•Match the community problem with a known industry

•Describe a private funding process

•Describe a public funding process

•Identify funding sources

•Identify key issues in the public funding process

•Identify key issues in the private funding process

•Identify the steps of the funding process
                           Objectives

• Identify a corporate structure

•Identify methods of maintaining funding

•Leadership Models

•How to reshape the vision

•SWOT Analysis

•Identify systems to market your project

•Expect hater-ration

•Examples of Nehemiah’s funded programs
         Community Challenges
•   1.
•   2.
•   3.
•   4.
•   5.
•   6.
•   7.
      INDENTIFY AN INDUSTRY FOCUS

•   Business Development
•   Technology
•   Transportation
•   Social Services
•   Environmental Protection
•   Home Loan Program
•   Commercial Real Estate Development
•   Housing Development
•   Civic Engagement
•   Job Training
•   Health Care
•   Legal
•   Education
•   _________________________________
The Nehemiah Proposal Process

•   Who does it serve?
•   Does it match the mission?
•   Ask hard questions!
•   Research
•   Writing the proposal
•   Proof read the proposal
•   Budget/Finance
•   Marketing the proposal
•   Securing enough funding
•   Project Administration
•   Hiring/Firing policy
•   Self Evaluation
  IDENTIFY FUNDING SOURCES
• FEDERAL- HHS/HUD/Commerce/Labor/Trans
• STATE- Housing, Health, Commerce, Environmental,
• COUNTY- Housing, Health, Commerce,
  Environmental, S.S.
• CITY – Housing, Health, Commerce, Environmental,
  Social Services,
• FOUNDATIONS
• CORPORATIONS
• WEALTHY DONORS
      Public Funding Process
FEDERAL- STATE-COUNTY- CITY:
• Notice of Funding
• Request for Proposal
• Pilot Project – Sole Source Grant
• Public Agency
• Public Agency Staff
• Courting the grant maker
• Description of the project
• Start up costs/who funds the startup
• Budget
• Give credit to the elected official
• Grant consultants vs. Staff writers
    Private Funding Resources
FOUNDATIONS:
•   What is your vision?
•   What is your mission?
•   Meeting the Program Officer
•   Research the foundation to match vision and funding opportunity
•   Project submittal – two page paper describing the project
•   Describe the problem with credible sources and empirical data.
•   How do you measure the process and outcomes?
•   What is the timeline?
•   What resources are needed?
•   What is the projected budget?
•   Budget for future capacity?
•   Hire trained staff members.
•   Self evaluate
•   Invite the foundation project manager to tour the project.
    Private Funding Process
WEALTHY DONORS:
• Program or Organization facts (written)
• Emotional Hook
• Earn their permission to ask for the funding
• Invite them to give
• Physical tour or compelling testimonial
• Follow-up to gain the gold
• Publish an annual report detailing the project
• Develop a list of future projects for new funding.
    Private Funding Process
• Follow-up Process
• Thank a potential donor in person
• What do you think?
• Be quiet and listen
• Is there anyway you could see yourself
  getting involved?
• Is there anyone else you could invite to
  join us?
       Retaining your Funding
• Measure outcomes and process
• Stay in constant contact with your funding
  source.
• Board development and the funding
  process.
• Listen for their measurement of long range
  vs. short term success.
• Lift funding sources in a public setting. i.e.
  press, pulpit, and public settings.
        Leadership Structure
•   Pastor/Executive Director
•   Board of Directors-AME Structure
•   CFO/Staff Accountant
•   Fund Developer
•   Program Administrator
•   Support Staff
•   Volunteer Church members
       Leadership Models
• FAME Church, Los Angeles
• West Angeles CDC
• All Saints Episcopal Church, Los
  Angeles
• Christ Our Redeemer AME Church,
  Irvine
• Nehemiah Ministries, 5th District
  Episcopal office
RE-VISION
ASK FOR GOD’S GUIDANCE
Check your ego
Check with your funding source
Measure your outcomes
Measure your communities
response
Measure your money

SWOT ANALYSIS
TELE -VISION
        TELL SOMEBODY!
•PRESS RELEASES
•TELEVISION – Public and Cable
•RADIO – National and local
•PRINT MEDIA – Black Media and
Mainline
•VOICE MESSAGE BLASTS
•E-MAIL BLASTS – Add an address daily
•CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
•Community Organization Network
   Division
1. If you are not being talked about then
   do more.
2. If you are being talked about then keep
   doing what you are doing.
3. Expect a crucifixion!
              Nehemiah 6:9
They were all trying to frighten us, thinking,
“Their hands will get too weak for the work,
        and it will not be completed.”


       KEEP ON BUILDING!
            Nehemiah Ministries

Church Financing:

We will refer banking contacts, architects, general
contractors, and engineering consulting services to
build a new sanctuary or refurbish an existing
church.
            Nehemiah Ministries

Financial Services:

We will refer financial planners, insurance
specialists, retirement consultants, stock brokers,
financial literacy educators, home ownership
specialists and bankers.
            Nehemiah Ministries

Community/Economic Development:

We are available to train pastors, boards, and staff
on proposal writing, funding resources, human
resources, fiscal management, and strategic
planning.
     PROVISION
         LUKE 19:17
 AND HE SAID UNTO HIM, WELL,
THOU GOOD SERVANT; BECAUSE
THOU HAST BEEN FAITHFUL IN A
   VERY LITTLE, HAVE THOU
 AUTHORITY OVER TEN CITIES.
Nehemiah Ministries




PARTNERS
Nehemiah Ministries
  NEHEMIAH MINISTRIES
YOUTH FINANCIAL TRAINING
       PROGRAM
  Financial Planners Teach Children to
Invest Money in stead of Waste Money!
    Nehemiah Ministries

CHURCH BASE BANKING
     PROGRAM
     Nehemiah Ministries




A Church-Based Transportation
Program
   Nehemiah Ministries


QUESTIONS
     AND
        ANSWERS
                          References:
•Open-book management: the coming business revolution/ by John
Case

•Developing the Leader Within You/ by John C. Maxwell

•The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership/ by John C. Maxwell

•Revitalizing the 20th Century Church/by Perry and Schawchuck

•The Purpose Driven Church/ by Rick Warren

•It Takes a Church to Raise a Village / by Dr. Marva Mitchell

•Faith-Based Economic Development: Principals and Practices by T.
David Reese and Christina A. Clamp, Ph.D.
        Nehemiah Ministries




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