Resource Library: Free Forms & Templates

Using a National or Local Search Firm

by Mary Ontko, M.P.A., B.A. Senior Search Consultant The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” Here at The Moran Company, we’re often asked by prospective clients if they should hire a local search firm or a national firm to conduct their executive search. Often, organizations believe that a local firm is better because they … Continue reading Using a National or Local Search Firm

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Fundraising – Finding People to Ask

by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed. One of the first steps in fundraising is to identify individuals who might contribute to your nonprofit organization. Here is a form that will help you do this: Finding People to Ask, Qualifying Your Prospects. View or Download: PDF or Word format First, review lists of fundraising prospects (individuals, foundations and corporations) … Continue reading Fundraising – Finding People to Ask

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Sample Nonprofit Executive Director Position Description

by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed.  President www.morancompany.com  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” The Executive Director is the key management leader of _______________. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of … Continue reading Sample Nonprofit Executive Director Position Description

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Sample Director of Development Position Description

by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed. Here is a description for the Director of Development position.  This role is commonly the chief fundraising position at a nonprofit organization. POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of ________________’s fundraising including, the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special … Continue reading Sample Director of Development Position Description

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Characteristics of Board Members

by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed. Following is a sample memorandum listing some ideal characterisitics of board members. M E M O R A N D U M XYZ Health Clinic TO:       Board Nominating Committee FROM:  William Moran DATE:   November 30, 2007 RE:       Attributes for New Board Members We discussed the following attributes for new … Continue reading Characteristics of Board Members

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