For your Final Project, you create a resource development plan for a specific nonprofit organization. The nonprofit organization you select could be the one you developed for NPMG 6200 Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, one for which you work or have worked, or one with which you are otherwise familiar.
Your Final Project must be presented as a 15- to 18-page paper (not including references, title page, or abstract), double-spaced, and following APA-format guidelines.
At a minimum, the paper should include:
Organizational missionDescription of programs and services provided by the organizationA brief history of the organizationCurrent sources of fundingPotential new sources of fundingCultivation strategies (for each source)Education strategies (for each source)Solicitation strategies (for each source)Appreciation strategies (for each source)Role of board and staff in identification, cultivation, education, solicitation, and appreciation (in #5–9 above) of funding sources
Use proper APA formatting and include the following in your paper:
A title page and running headAn introduction that states the purpose of the paperLevel 1 headings to define each part of the paperA conclusion to synthesize the entire paperA minimum of 10 sources to support your paperIn-text citations as appropriateA reference list
Your Final Project must demonstrate both breadth and depth of knowledge and critical thinking appropriate to graduate-level scholarship. It must follow APA Publication Manual 6th edition guidelines and be free of typographical, spelling, and grammatical errors. The project should be 15–18 pages in length (double-spaced), not including the title page, the abstract, and references.