Mary Lee Walker - the Nonprofit Gladiator

Let me fight for your nonprofit!

Fundraising and Development Audit - 
A Development Audit is an internal assessment of your fundraising program and your readiness to embark on development ventures. An audit can identify what your organization needs to be working on to get ready for sustainability tomorrow.

Strategic Planning Workshop - 
Strategic Planning is key to developing an effective and comprehensive plan of action. Having an expert facilitator takes the pressure off staff, creates a focused atmosphere and allows for non-bias consensus.

Fundraising & Executive Coaching 
My coaching and mentoring services allow your organization to work with an expert and shorten the learning curve. I can help you write a case for support, create an annual fundraising plan, and work with your fundraising team to develop a robust multi-channel campaign for year-end fundraising.

Transition and Interim Executive Succession Planning and Facilitation - The average vacancy for an executive director is six months. Can your organization afford that? Hiring me for interim work can keep the organization on track, and mentor the new hire to get them up and fully operational.

Board Development and Governance - Boards often need an orientation session and materials to help them understand how to be more than just a “good board” but become a “great board.” This is best usually accomplished with outside guidance. I can train board members individually through coaching and in groups through workshops. 

All services are available in a virtual format.

Contact me for a free consultation to customize your package. 

If you have a project in mind or would like to discuss options for working together, let’s talk.
 
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DIY Development Audit Program-
This Do-It-Yourself Development Audit is a comprehensive self assessment of your fundraising and development program starting with building a case statement of why your organization exists. This package also includes a Facebook support group, instructional videos that take you step-by-step through the modules and live Q &A to address specific deficient areas revealed.

Basic Strategic Planning Workshop Facilitation Package I
This package includes three (3) individual one (1) hour Virtual Strategic Planning Workshops, stake-holder survey and one (1) hour pre-event planning session with leadership identifying key areas. This workshop covers an overview of mission, vision, and core values, a SWOT (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats), a consensus of goals and objectives, process assessment, and an action plan custom created to achieve desired results included included in the written post workshop executive summary. 

Comprehensive Strategic Planning Package II
This package includes the Basic Strategic Planning Workshop Facilitation Package I, plus the DIY Development Audit Program, Facebook group support with video instructions and live Q&A, a summary report with future recommendations, three (3) post-workshop coaching sessions to address deficient areas and one (1) hour final presentation with Board of Directors. 

Governance Excellence Package III
This package contains Comprehensive Strategic Planning Package II above with once a week coaching sessions over 4 months focused upon issues revealed in the development audit and action plan, annual fundraising plan, includes email consultation support, and 2 (two) training workshops for Board of Directors and staff. 

Executive Leadership Package IV
This package contains the Governance Excellence Package III for 12 months of consultation support.

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Let me put my skill set to work for your nonprofit!

  • Masters of Science  in Communications
  • Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
  • Experienced in Nonprofit Leadership
  • ​Experienced in Small Business Management
  • ​Association of Fundraising Professionals Master Trainer
  • ​Award Winning Speaker
  • ​Florida State Registered Fundraising Consultant
  • ​Adherence to the highest ethical standards of fundraising
Fundraising is the gentle art 
of teaching others the joy of giving - Hank Rosso
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