Leadership Coaching

Help Womens Fund of Western Massachusetts by speaking with a member of their organization for a few sessions about how to become a more effective leader.
Womens Fund of Western Massachusetts
Springfield, MA, USA
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Springfield, MA, USA

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Posted June 22nd

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What We Need
  • 6-8 coaching sessions with a staff member
  • Actionable steps and advice to address an ongoing managerial issue
  • Assessment of the effectiveness of the Organization's leadership team
Additional Details

We are a small fundraising women's foundation in an area that does not have a lot of big funders but has a decent group of committed but aging donors in Western MA. We have 6 staff though 2 are PT

What We Have In Place
  • I have been very successful in almost 4 years at the fund and will be at the helm for 3 more years. I want to strengthen board, make more equitable HR policies/procedures and figure out how to manage expectations for sustaining our fund or scaling by possibly merging with another fund.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $4,198 , allowing us to put more money into our community where women and girls are very economically vulnerable due to pre-existing economic conditions and then COVID-19 economic fallout.

Help a very good leader become extraordinary for a small but mighty fund.

Project Plan

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Milestone 1: Initial Assessment
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss perceived areas of strength and area of improvement, leadership style, and assessment of team motivation and morale
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager decide on specific areas to focus on and goals for coaching sessions
  • Professional communicates if feedback from other members of the Organization will be necessary
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Milestone 2: Coaching Sessions
  • In-depth discussions may include issues such as strategy and goal-setting, program management, personnel management, and board management
  • Various techniques may be employed by the Leadership Coach to achieve the desired results
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Milestone 3: Wrap-up and Learnings
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional evaluate lessons learned and progress made
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss areas and actionable items to focus on going forward
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About The Org

Womens Fund of Western Massachusetts
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Our Mission

We fuel progress toward gender equity by funding the most promising solutions, collaborating with results-oriented partners, and by elevating the collective power of local women to take charge, and to lead with purpose.