Mockingbird Incubator Membership

 Mockingbird Incubator is a 9-step program designed to help new and emerging nonprofits put into place the infrastructure needed for sustainable growth and measurable impact.

 

Enrollment is Now Closed!

Why struggle to start your nonprofit?

RSVP for our How to Start a Nonprofit Webinar on October 16th to learn more about our program and learn if starting a nonprofit is the right path for you!

Our nonprofit incubator will help you develop the infrastructure you need to scale your organization’s growth and build a sustainable organization. Every month we will have a workshop followed by a special event related to the workshop topic and provide follow-ups with our team to make sure you are on the right path.

Our 9-Step Program Includes:

  1. Goal Definition & Strategic Planning for social good organizations

  2. Board Development & Engagement

  3. Developing a Successful Fundraising Plan

  4. Program Development

  5. Financials: Nonprofit Budget

  6. Evaluation & Reporting

  7. Grant Writing

  8. Marketing & Branding

  9. How to Be a Successful Executive Director?

 

By the end of this program you’ll have: 

  • Completed a strategic plan for your organization

  • Completed a fundraising plan for your organization

  • Be ready to apply for your first grant

  • Be creating awareness and advocacy for your organization with a marketing toolkit

  • Run your board ethically and effectively

  • Begin building a strong infrastructure to run your organization with clear guidelines and tools for success

  • Connections to support financial institutions and other experts who can help drive growth in your nonprofit.

Program Commitment:

  • Show up to each month’s of facilitated workshop and attend periodic events related to workshop topics (weekends and evenings)

  • Give program feedback as requested

  • Provide progress updates on your organization

  • Share key organizational information for 501c3 application submission

 

The Mockingbird Incubator Program is now open for new and emerging organizations, with or without 501(c)(3) status. We will start with Goal Definition & Strategic Planning for social good organizations on August 21st.

We offer 2 membership levels:

Mockingbird Incubator Level 1: Providing you with the necessary tools to build a strong, sustainable nonprofit. This membership includes:

  • Admission to all  9 Mockingbird Incubator workshops

  • Admission to all special events related to workshop topics

  • Two 30 minute follow-up calls with our team to discuss actionable next steps

  • A comprehensive review of your finalized strategic plan and development plan. We will review the documents and provide a one-page feedback assessment

  • A comprehensive review of your first grant application with a one-page feedback assessment

  • Prospect list of 3 foundation grants, specially identified for your organization. 

Price: $400

 

Mockingbird Incubator Level 2: Let us help you start your nonprofit organization and guide you through the best practices to move forward. This membership includes:

  • Admission to all 9 Mockingbird Incubator workshops

  • Admission to all special events related to workshop topics

  • Two 30 minute follow-up calls with our team to discuss putting what you learned into action

  • A comprehensive review of your finalized strategic plan and development plan. We will review the documents and provide a one-page feedback assessment

  • A comprehensive review of your first grant application with a one-page feedback assessment.

  • Prospect list of 3 foundation grants, specially identified for your organization. 

  • Assistance submitting your application to become a 501(c)3 organization or Benefits Corporation with the IRS and State of CA. 

Price: $1,000

 

ENROLLMENT IS NOW CLOSED!

RSVP for our How to Start a Nonprofit Webinar on October 16th to learn more about our program and learn if starting a nonprofit is the right path for you!

Click the button to get on our waitlist now!


Contact us if you have any questions about our Mockingbird Incubator Program. We would love to hear from you!

We believe in the power of nonprofit organizations to improve our communities and create sustainable impact. However, we reserve the right to work with organizations that align with our values and that provide non-discriminatory services for our communities. 

Currently all Mockingbird Incubator workshops are located in the Greater Los Angeles area. An e-course will be available starting in January 2020 for founders located outside of the Greater Los Angeles area. 

 
Young Nonprofit Professional Network

In partnership with Young Nonprofit Professionals Network YNPN LA, all verified YNPN members have a 20% discount on our workshops and membership rates. Please visit the YNPN Member Benefits page to obtain the discount code for individual workshops or mention in your application you are a YNPN member.