Project

Annual Report Writing

Education

By Olu I.

Volunteer Manager

Posted Jul 5, 2018

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1 professional has applied

This project will save us $9,148 , allowing us to allowing us to hire all materials to conduct 3 tech clubs.

What We Need

  • Clear and effective copy for an annual report that illustrates the Organization’s successes and plans for growth (e.g., descriptions of programs, allocation of funds, and recognition of donors and volunteers)
  • Blueprint of the structure for the annual report, including optimal content, length, and style
  • Suggestions for format and visuals, if applicable

How This Will Help

The success of our organization depends on telling our story about our impact as a young organization. Without your help, we cannot properly address what we do. Your skills will empower us to tell our current and future stakeholders about our work.

What We Have In Place

We have the materials for you to write our upcoming annual report for FY 2017- FY 2018!

Fun Fact

We are a startup! Come on a journey with us!

  • Estimated Time
    Volunteers: 25-40 hours over 1-2 months
    Organizations: 5-7 hours
  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)
  • Requirements: This project requires a short interview with the organization. If your application is accepted, you'll receive an email from Catchafire with instructions to schedule a call.

Project Steps

  • Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
    • Volunteer Manager delivers relevant Organizational materials such as mission, vision, key messages, Organization’s history, profiles of individuals or communities served, previous annual reports and stories of impact
    • Volunteer Manager shares last year’s statistics, financial statements, significant accomplishments and stories of impact, awards received, new and noteworthy grants as well as the complete list of supporters including names and donor levels
    • Professional reviews prep materials and identifies any information gaps
  • Milestone 1: Project Outcomes, Steps, and Timelines are Determined
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss prep materials, overall goals, and desired tone and style for the copy
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager brainstorm key messages, themes, and content and determine a time for delivery
    • Professional creates project plan and articulates project goals
  • Milestone 2: Finalized Blueprint of the Report is Created
    • Professional creates the blueprint for the report and submits to the volunteer manager for review
    • Volunteer Manager reviews blueprint and provides feedback
    • Professional incorporates feedback and creates final draft of the blueprint
  • Milestone 3: Final Annual Report is Created
    • Professional writes first draft of the content for the report and submits to the volunteer manager for review
    • Volunteer Manager reviews the content and provides feedback
    • Professional incorporates feedback and creates final draft of the content
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Experience writing annual reports or comparable marketing collateral
Prerequisites for Organization
  • A senior staff member (e.g., executive director or board member) committed to providing feedback
  • Information about your Organization’s impact, financials, program achievements, and other relevant details

Our Mission

We are an early-stage nonprofit start-up seeking to advance the academic and career aspirations in the computing fields for young kids by developing, mentoring, and providing support and access to opportunities year-round.

What We Do

We partner with schools, universities, libraries, churches and community centers to provide youth with valuable afterschool educational opportunities in the fields of computing.

Education Science & Technology Youth Development