ngo development funding, llc
Our comprehensive focus is to drive growth and revenue while using and integrated approach across a spectrum in target areas where governance is central, including sales, science, finance and law. At (NGO), we recruit, train, coach, and get sales, consistently. With our multi-tier teams of specialized industry consultants, we have the knowledge, skills and abilities to solve your greatest business challenges.
The organizations mission is to help people in nonprofit organizations improve their missions. Our diverse service offerings combine trainings, consulting, and information and referral services proven to enhance organizational effectiveness and improve impact.
The Organization provides customized on-site training, workshops, seminars and leadership forums for nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers on varied tropics in organizational development, leadership and governance, human resources management, financial management, fundraising, marketing and computer skills. Volunteer services are valued but are not included in total expenses, per reporting requirements.
Consulting services are designed to increase the effectiveness and productivity of nonprofit organizations and are tailored to the specific needs of clients. Services include consulting in all areas of organizational development, management and governance, as well as board development, strategic planning, and meeting and retreat facilitation. Our executive transition program allows organizations to choose the level of support they need.
The (NGO) team consists of more than two dozen top fundraising specialists in the country with a wide range of experience and expertise. Our core management group is listed below:
Mr. Christopher brings extensive private and nonprofit sector experience to his role as General Manager of NGO Development Funding. He is recognized as one of the leading national experts in funding nonprofit organizations and community initiatives through major fundraising campaigns.
(NGO) manages and consults on fundraising campaigns for a broad array of nonprofit organizations including schools, technical/community colleges, museums, fine arts centers, hospitals, affordable housing initiatives, Habitat for Humanity affiliates, Boy Scout councils, community development corporations, senior service centers, faith-based organizations, land preservation trusts, theatres, social services organizations, community foundations, political action committees, community centers, chambers of commerce, and economic development councils.
(NGO) is the premier national nonprofit management and fundraising consulting firms, comprised of dozens of the most experienced nonprofit experts in the country.
Our team has worked with nonprofit organizations through-out the U.S. and internationally. Through our unique partnerships, we are able to provide outcome-driven, solutions-based results that help our clients overcome obstacles and exceed their goals.
The Results-Driven Model™ (NGO) utilizes is being implemented successfully through-out, helping all types of nonprofit organizations achieve significantly greater fundraising results. Our innovative tools consistently maximize the dollars raised from individual funding sources by effectively translating specific outcomes into specific benefits for existing stakeholders and potential investors.
(NGO) does more than implement innovative fundraising techniques. (NGO) is a comprehensive solutions company dedicated to addressing our clients’ organizational, resource development, and sustainability needs. Our experts focus on providing outcome-driven solutions customized to fit each unique situation.
In every (NGO) campaign we develop a Unique Value-Proposition™ that helps us to make a strong investment case to our “external customers,” which is what we call the many individuals, businesses, foundations, and corporate sponsors that provide funding to our clients.
We don’t beg for charity or take up donations. We make a strong rational appeal for substantial financial investment in projects that deliver value.
More about (NGO) approaches:
Building sustainable nonprofits and strengthening the business-class family of communities that support these nonprofits is what makes longitudinal impact. By engaging these communities we are able to utilize our lands own natural resources to heal the community without overburdening it with debt, thoughtlessness, carelessness, or learned-helplessness. And our teams of consultants are experts that continue helping organizations reach ever-higher levels of efficiency.
Since 2013, (NGO) has helped numerous California nonprofits to achieve greater levels of clarity and impact. By utilizing a combination of consulting and training, (NGO) is able to assist clients in reaching their goals. From the beginning, we have taken a unique one-to-one approach to consulting. We plan, execute, and evaluate; and we work closely with executive directors and board members to assess their goals and needs. Our work ethic and dedication to client service is unparalleled. Once a relationship has been established, many clients consider us their “go to” resource for solutions to real time challenges.
In 2014, (NGO) added a new offering: out-come evaluations for both nonprofits and foundations. By focusing on results, (NGO) is able to both help nonprofits make a greater impact and help donor, sponsors and our other constituents track the value of their diverse investments. By concentrating on outcomes, we are able to make a real difference and the bottom line is community. We work diligently to build community, both in California and around the world by directing resources and expertise to where they can do the most good.
(NGO) offers a variety of services tailored to the particular needs of your project, whether you are a non-profit organization, a philanthropic foundation, or a corporation. Before embarking on any project, we do a needs-assessment, which may include a long-range development-plan, to identify and match your goals and expectations with the appropriate services, discuss options and form an agreement.
We believe that by viewing individual issues in the context of the organization as a whole, we take a more holistic approach to our work, and while addressing the blockages to growth that may exist; we may utilize a single member or several members of our team to reach your goals.
When an organization operates at the peak levels, its service impact to the community is profound. Capacity building helps organizations get to that next level. Capacity building refers to actions that improve a nonprofit’s effectiveness and improve their ability to meet its objectives, thus making the organization more successful and sustainable.
Each organization is built differently, and the needs of each organization also differ. (NGO) works collaboratively with executives and other board members to define and prioritize the organization’s short and long term objectives, identify the issues that hinder success and highlight the strengths that are under-utilized. We are then able to strategize and create a formal plan to bring all of the organization’s resources up to a desired level of productivity.
We offer evaluation services for nonprofits, as well and as foundations and corporations. The results of our evaluations are used to make programmatic and grant making decisions by our clients. Having reliable data provides a firm platform for decision-making.
We utilize both qualitative and quantitative methods. Our qualitative work focuses on the identification of the right evaluation questions from the beginning. In addition, we use highly technical and structured methods, including various survey tools and quantitative analysis. We are adept at data collection and analysis: focus group design and facilitation techniques, key interviews, sampling and questionnaire design, survey methodology, data analysis and implementation, qualitative analysis, development and application of logic models. We are also capable to communicate and disseminate evaluation results to diverse stakeholders and other shareholders.
In order to demonstrate the effectiveness of social programs or to determine a program or project’s impact, we work with the program’s designers to clarify their initial concept. Once that has been established, it is possible to determine the extent to which the project has fulfilled its initial goals. We work collaboratively with the client to determine the correct evaluation questions to utilize. We do this by determining the measures and benchmarks for success, and then we collect feedback and data from the project. Reports based on our findings are used to: improve processes, report successes, and support requests for further funding.
(NGO) provides workshops and on-site trainings for nonprofits, foundations and corporations to give them the knowledge and confidence they need to achieve their goals.
We offer training on:
Sound planning assists our clients in smooth implementation of their projects and programs. We provide the following planning services:
(NGO) provides support services to nonprofits and foundations in the following areas:
Marketing - effective communications are essential to success in the corporate world. Communicating clearly and consistently with all of your various audiences will keep your constituents informed and strengthen your ability to cultivate strong donor-relationships. We help you create and/or implement a communication strategy utilizing print, social media, direct mail, e-communications and websites, based on our funding development plan. If you need graphic design, our experts have the creativity and skills to represent your best interests.
Public Relations - We help organizations build their brand awareness and name recognition. Visibility is critical and our teams, of public relations professionals are here to help; whether you want your organization mentioned on the evening news or just need a press release written, it’s done. We provide the following PR services: Press releases -Writing and submission to all media outlets, Creation of press-kits, Organizing press-conferences, Crisis-communication management, Media interviews on behalf of an organization, Meeting moderation and Focus group development and management.
Fundraising - All nonprofits need a solid fundraising program. We will work with you to create and or implement a fundraising plan incorporating some or all of the following as needed: events, direct mail, corporate sponsorships, membership, grants and donor cultivation.
Grant Writing - Grant writing is both an art and science. Our experts have experience with both government and foundation grants and can help identify opportunities that are the right fit for your organization. We provide grant research to determine which grants are appropriate for your organization. We can also write individual proposals or manage your whole grant program.
Event Planning and Management - We can design, produce and manage all components of an event to meet stated goals. Functional areas may include the following: Strategy and Concept Development, Event Implementation Plan, General Auction Procedures, Event/Auction software integration (available, if required), Sponsorship Development Oversight, Event Logistics & On-Site Event Management, Post-Event Follow-up
Strategic Planning - We help make your vision a reality by working with you to make all the steps necessary for success. From project planning to organizational implementation, we have the experience necessary to help you develop a strong plan and achieve consensus around it.
Board Development - The core strength and vision of an organization comes from its board of directors. In order to have a fully functioning organization, the board of directors must be very clear about its purpose as a group and the roles and responsibilities of its members. We use a combination of training and documentation to help boards achieve greater clarity, allowing all members to function as a team and accomplish the mission of the organization.
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management - We provide the following human resource services: Staffing analyses, Performance Improvement and Discipline, Job Description Development, Effective Employee Communication, Recruiting and Selection Techniques, Wage and Benefit Administration, Human Resource Legalities, Human Resource Audits, Key Principals of Employee Handbooks
Financial Analysis & Bookkeeping
When faced with difficult financial decisions, our experts will analyze your situation and present you with options.
And whether you need one-time, periodic or ongoing bookkeeping support, our experts are here for you. We can either train you to handle your record-keeping, or come in and do it for you, so that your time is free for other things. In either case you will achieve peace of mind knowing that your financial records are on track.
Evaluations for Foundations
We review the organization’s documentation to determine if they are currently recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt, non-profit organization and thus able to receive funding.
Mid-grant progress assessments
Assessments made mid-term or interval periodic project reviews can provide valuable insight regarding what is working and what is not. By conducting an assessment at this point, there is still time to make adjustments and ensure success. We examine all aspects of the project to detect any needed changes or improvement areas.
Our solutions are grounded in evidence-based research, not just anecdotal practices. We tailor our consultation and training to the unique needs of each organization and network. We provide guidance to nonprofits on the following topics and issues:
Consulting and Training
We provide customized guidance to nonprofits, networks, and coalitions on the following topics and issues:
Program evaluation is an essential tool that organizations can use to improve program effectiveness and demonstrate their impact and value to key partners and supporters.
Nonprofit Planning and Facilitation
Participatory, transparent, and data-driven planning processes yield two significant benefits to nonprofit organizations: sound and strategic decisions, and commitment to implementation on the part of the planning participants.
Through the following type of processes, (NGO) helps organizations improve their effectiveness and sustainability:
Partnership Development & Collaboration
Funding Proposal Development
Board & Staff Retreats
Community Constituent Engagement
(NGO) designs and conducts evaluations utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods to effectively achieve results, including:
program improvement, constituency and partner engagement, and practical guidelines for replicating successful projects
(NGO) conducts the following types of evaluation processes:
Formative Assessment of Program Implementation
Summative Evaluation of Program Outcomes
Evaluation of Multi-Year Demonstration Projects
Evaluation of Community Impact
Community Needs Assessment
NGO Development Funding Network Services (NGO)
We will develop and execute a technology plan to meet the specific needs of your nonprofit organization.
We bring unparalleled expertise and know-how for everything tech, from network servers and custom database applications to phone and network cabling. We provide you with experts to handle each of your technology needs, so you can get all the support you need from one place.
(NGO) has years of experience working with nonprofits of all sizes. We leverage that experience to gain a comprehensive understanding of your organization. Then, we’ll offer you the flexibility, responsiveness and cost efficient you need as we develop a technology plan to fit your needs.
At every level, our solutions are deployed creatively to help you improve performance and lower operational costs. We’ll help train your IT staff, find money-saving efficiencies in your technology infrastructure, assist you with purchasing and procurement (finding you discounts you didn’t know existed), develop database applications to help you serve your clients more effectively, help you make the most of your space (or move to a new space), provide on-site or remote tech support as you need it, whenever you need it, and much more.