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					UWS Presentation to
Habitat for Humanity
              Consultant Group:
         Breanna Johnson, Patti Stalvig,
 Vanessa Mayer, Mike Yarusso, and Allyse Tunell
Marketing and Sales
   Consultants
            Current Marketing
• Newsletter
  – Quarterly on paper; bi-monthly via e-mail
  – Mailing lists are currently in Excel, and
    could be expanded
  – Lowest printing prices ranged between
    $650 and $950
• Website
       No-Cost Suggestions
• Update website to be more “user friendly”
• Facebook page and blog
  – Only if maintained
• Youtube commercial
• Fundraising committee
     Why Invest in Marketing?
• Increased awareness, donations, and
  volunteers
• Without the affects of marketing there is
  no business
• Marketing options
     • Business cards
     • Window clings
     • T-shirts
           Business Cards
• Professional
• Saves time and Resources
• Directs volunteers, donors, etc. to website
      Window Clings/Decals
• Temporary
• Increases top mind awareness
• Versatility
  – Cars
  – Homes
  – Businesses
                          www.habitatduluth.org
                     Shirts
• T-Shirts
  – Walking advertisement
  – Awareness
• Denim Shirts
  – Professional
  – Unity
      Prioritized Suggestions and
                  Costs
1.   Update website               FREE
2.   Business Cards (500)         $32.41
3.   Window Clings (500)          $245.31
4.   50 T-shirts                  $246.50
5.   Embroidered shirts
     1. 12 denim shirts           $386.76
     2. 12 pre-purchased shirts   $195.00
 Supply Chain
Management and
   Logistics
      Supply Chain Priorities
• Improve volunteer experience
• Reduce costs
• Increase efficiency
   Key Performance Indicators
• Improve volunteer experience by:
  – having materials available when needed
     • Created procedure for standard supply list
     • Use spreadsheet to standardize ordering times
  – providing information to utilize new tools
     • Created instructions for inexperienced users
  – standardizing processes to realize efficiencies
     • Standardized inventory lists for Brush with
       Kindness projects
 Key Performance Indicators-2
• Increase efficiency by:
  – eliminating extra supply runs
     • Standard supply list and ordering schedule
• Reduce costs by
  – eliminate purchase of supplies in inventory
     • Revise ordering process to include inventory check
  – reduce number of deliveries
     • Utilize standard ordering schedule
             Supply Chain
           Recommendations
•   Revise ordering process
•   Continue to standardize supply list
•   Critical path for construction processes
•   Reverse logistics (ReStore)
•   Partner with local or regional companies
•   Inventory management system
Human Resources
   and Legal
           Projects of Focus
• Application
  – Current application and its affects
  – What we created
  – Benefits
• Policy
  – Current policy
  – Changes we made
  – Benefits
                Application
•   Lack of application
•   Unorganized process
•   Not utilizing volunteer skills
•   No online access
•   Lack of manpower for application review
Sample Application
Sample Application (cont.)
Results of Application Changes
• Increased organization
• Compliance with Federal and State legal
  standards
• Increase utilization of talented volunteers
• Easily accessible and efficient
• Reduced costs
       Current Employee Policy
•   Standards are outdated (2001)
•   Not well organized
•   Lack of online use
•   Difficult to use
     Policy Changes Made or
          Recommended
• Professional product
  – Suitable for national organization
• Compliant with current legal standards
• New ideas and useful tools
  Additional Recommendations
• Review and update policy yearly
• Retain applications
• Internet access
Information Technology
        Current IT Situation
• Three desk-top computers
• One laptop computer
• Software (2003)
  – Microsoft Excel
  – Microsoft Word
  – Microsoft PowerPoint
       Creating Efficiencies
• Single database
  – Marketing & Sales
  – Supply Chain
  – Human Resources & Legal
  – Finance
 Recommend Microsoft Access
• Database program that helps organize
  information through tables, charts, and queries
• Usable by any experience level
• Import data through other applications and
  e-mails
• Filter out unimportant information
• Included with Microsoft Office 2007
         Training for Access
• Learning curve to gain highest efficiencies
• Recommend Microsoft Access book
  – Available online for $40
  – Provide step-by-step instruction
  – Continual resource
• Alternative: classes offered locally
          Cost for Software
• Microsoft Access $110.00
  – Techsoup.com
• Microsoft Office 2007 Bundle $230.00
  – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook,
    Publisher, and more
       IT Recommendations
• Purchase Microsoft Office 2007
• Purchase new laptop for Director
  – Replace volunteer computer with desktop
  – Provides three fully-functional workstations
Finance
         Define Critical Paths
• Identify the critical path for each project
• Why it is important
     • Accurate budgeting
     • Accurate resources
     • Short-term investing
            Pay Off Bank Loan
• Current Terms:
  – 6 yrs to pay off principle of approximately $34,000
  – 5.7% interest, payment of $550

• Pay the loan off as quickly as possible
  – Additional payment to principle of $100
      • Interest reduced by $1126; loan paid off in 5 yrs
  – Bi-monthly payment
      • Interest reduced by $40
      • Additional $100 payment: interest reduced by $1944; loan
        paid off in 4.2 yrs
    6-Month Operating Costs
• Approximately $75,000
• Reserve account for 6 month operating
  costs
• Emergency use only
• Possible use for investing
    Fundraising Effectiveness
• Match Expenses with Revenue
  – Banquet with silent auction
  – 500 people at $25 per ticket, $10 profit per plate
  – Profit of $5,000 plus silent auction earnings
• Methods of Generating Funds
     •   Newsletters
     •   Church Presentations
     •   Banquets
     •   Free Advertisings
     •   East Central Energy- Operation Round-up
               Conclusions
•   Documentation is key for continuity
•   Helpful staff
•   Thank you for this opportunity
•   Any questions?

				
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