Examine our financial flow of church members, individuals, other churches, organizations and foundations. Suggest new streams and ways to strengthen existing relationships. Examine our neighborhood presence and suggest ways to market our mission, identity, values and goals.
Host Venue Address
1412 S. Carroll St. South Bend IN 46617
Reading about the history of the church.
Knowledge of trends in non-profit donations and best practices.
Familiarity with issues of homelessness in South Bend specifically and nationally.
- Understand the Fundraising for Faith Based Organizations and Non-Profits
- Analyze trends and how that indicates health of an organization
- Ability to recommend a comprehensive plan and improvement in process flows
- Use of marketing and PR to develop a better relationship with the local community
- https://www.broadwaychristianparish.org/ (including annual reports)
Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis
Experiential Learning Program Details
|School||University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business|
|Engagement Format||Capstone - Small Team Consulting Project - Students work in small groups of 2-6 directly with faculty and host company project champions on developing real solutions to real-world challenges.|
|Students Enrolled||120 Enrolled, 2-5 per group per project|
|Meeting Day & Time||3/2 - 3/5/2019 on-site at host company|
|Student Time Commitment||1-3 Hours Per Week|
|Company Time Commitment||3-5 Hours|
|Touchpoints & Assignments||Due Date||Submission|
Key Project Milestones
March 2, 2020 - Financial Analysis
Look at database of givers. Look at past reports. Examine current giving and past givers.
Who are the one time donors?
Who are regular donors?
What organizations are involved?
March 2, 2020 - Marketing Evaluation
Interviews with staff, guests, volunteers.
analysis of impact of Programs
Look for Changed lives
Highlight Relationships with the community
March 3, 2020 - Finanial Motivation
Phone interviews, create plan for follow up through different media.
Why do people give to BCP?
Why have people stopped or lessened their giving to BCP?
How can we best contact people for thank yous, follow ups, special requests?
March 4, 2020 - Finanial Health
Software recommendations; message to share with members, staff, volunteers.
What system can we use moving forward to track finances?
What are our strengths to celebrate?
What are our weaknesses to address in the future?
March 4, 2020 - Marketing Impressions
Interviews with those outside BCP
Suggested Deliverable:How do others view BCP?
Other programs for homelessness
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