Goals

SHORT-TERM GOALS
INCREASE MEMBERSHIP BY 25%
Identify new members
Assign board members to visit / recruit new members
Clearly articulate and communicate membership benefits
Review / revise by-laws as required
IMPROVE ATTENDANCE AT CLUB MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Set up event schedule
Create mail list / email list of all members and friends of the club
Create programs for women / children of the club
Hold quarterly family meetings
Develop a monthly social activity as a group
Develop sport activities
Develop / fund Dabke program
IMPROVE CLUB VISIBILITY
Identify organizations that we want to associate with
Create mail list / email list of organizations
Develop a flyer introducing the Club / Mission
Visit organizations / Introduce new board
Identify common goals with other organizations
DEVELOP FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES
Develop a yearly budget / Identify funding needs
Apply for non-profit status with IRS
Develop and Execute fund raising plan
MID-TERM GOALS
FIRM UP IDEAS ABOUT NEW CULTURAL CENTER
Identify and visit similar clubs
Hire an architect to draw a schematic plan for new center
DEVELOP A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
RENT A TEMPORARY OFFICE / GATHERING PLACE / IDENTIFY VOLUNTEER SECRETARY OR HIRE A PART TIME SECRETARY
LONG-TERM GOALS
HIRE A CLUB EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO TAKE CARE OF DAILY ACTIVITIES AND PURSUE FUNDING ACTIVITIES
IDENTIFY MAJOR DONORS FOR NEW LEBANESE CULTURAL CENTER
IDENTIFY LOCATION OF NEW CULTURAL CENTER (TOWN MEETINGS / CENSUS)
BUY LAND FOR NEW CENTER / HIRE ARCHITECT FOR DESIGN
BUILD CULTURAL CENTER