Project

Annual Report Writing

Arts & Culture

THIS PROJECT IS

Canceled
This project will save us $5,000, allowing us to Allowing us to increase our part time development staff.

What We Need

  • Clear and effective copy for an annual report that illustrates the Organization’s successes and plans for growth. Copy may include: 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 the format and structure of the annual report, if applicable

How This Will Help

The success of our organization depends on Having tools to maintain and recruit donors. Without your help, we cannot Communicate what we do and not fully impress donors. Your skills will empower us to Increase our outreach to prospective donors.

What We Have In Place

We currently have Strong mission statement which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have 2000 Facebook followers and 600 Twitter and the ability to provide any other information you need.

Fun Fact

We have three therapy dogs who help staff and Clients remain sane, Penny, Buck and Mia. They all have a middle name of rose

  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)

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 expertise
  • Experience writing annual reports or comparable marketing collateral
Prerequisites for Organization
  • Staff member committed to providing feedback throughout the process; we recommend an Executive Director or Board Member sign onto this specific project
  • Materials that illustrate your Organization’s impact, financials, program achievements, relevant data, etc.
  • Prep Materials should be gathered and ready to share prior to starting the project

Our Mission

Our mission is to transform communities from the inside out by inviting all members to participate in the healing and transcendent power of public art. We are forging a Common Path—one of inclusion and civic engagement—using art as a threshold to help individuals gain awareness of self, community, and the human condition. Our vision is that one day, all individuals will feel included and engaged in strengthening their community.