Project

Annual Report Writing

Youth Development

By Craig M.

Executive Director

Posted Feb 15, 2018

THIS PROJECT IS

Canceled
This project will save us $9,148 , allowing us to Use the savings to support the Youth Entrepreneurial Program (YEP) which links young people to local business stakeholders for mentor-ship.

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 proper accounting and promotion of the agency;s finances.. Without your help, we cannot illustrate our annual fiscal health and accountability.. Your skills will empower us to Effectively promote our agency and services and seek funds..

What We Have In Place

We currently have multiyears worth of single audits and program assessments which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a fulltime accountant and part time CPA and the ability to provide any other information you need.

  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)

Project Steps

Prep: Distribution of Materials
  • Volunteer Manager delivers relevant information such as the Organization's mission, vision, and key messages, profiles of individuals or communities served, previous annual reports, and stories of impact
  • Volunteer Manager shares the previous 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, identifies any information gaps, and requests additional information or clarification (as needed)
Milestone 1: Brainstorm & Planning
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss prep materials, overall goals, and desired tone and style for the annual report
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager brainstorm key messages, themes, and content, and determine the timeframe for draft and final product delivery
Milestone 2: Annual Report Outline
  • Professional creates the outline for the annual report and submits to the Volunteer Manager for review
  • Volunteer Manager reviews outline and provides feedback
  • Professional incorporates feedback and creates final draft of the annual report outline
Milestone 3: Final Annual Report
  • 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 at UCC are dedicated to servicing the Newark community through our comprehensive list of programs developed to address our client's needs.