Executive Service Corps of Houston (ESCH) is dedicated to promoting Best Management Practices throughout Houston's nonprofit sector. ESCH's consulting services are inexpensive and tailored to your precise needs. For nearly 30 years, ESCH has provided expertise, training opportunities and planning services for nonprofits in need. Keep reading>>
It is too early to tell what the impact of the Board Strategic Planning session will have for HYN. We had a good session and have our first meeting following the session to review all the notes and decide on next steps this coming Monday. I see that Board members are more engaged and willing to commit time and expertise.
-Joel Levine, Executive Director
Homeless Youth Network of Houston/Harris County
As a result of our work with ESCH, we are better able to move ahead to hire a website designer.
--Nancy Long, Executive Director
501 Commons, Seattle, Washington (on behalf of ESC-US)
Capable, responsible professionals who are concerned with making organizations perform better. Committed to meeting commitments and fun to work with. Provide considerable value for the money invested. Would work with ESCH again – and hope to.
-Jim Soller, Executive Director
We felt that working on this program (Developing Development) benefited the Center. The best part was sharing of ideas by other agencies and the open discussion during the meetings.
As a result of our work with ESCH, we are better able to develop a fund development plan.
-Dale Pillow, Executive Director
Rushi Patel, Board Chairman
Kara Burke, Program Coordinator
Adult Reading Center, Inc.
For the last 6 years, ESCH’s dedicated consultants helped shape the Hashoo Foundation USA bylaws, policies, procedures and business plan implementation. As a result, the Hashoo Foundation USA has improved its international presence and impact.
-Cristal Montanez Baylor, Executive Director
Barbra Aksamit, Board Member
ESCH is more than an organization – it is a storehouse of skilled professionals who genuinely care about the clients they serve without judgment or partiality. AMI has greatly benefited from their incomparable knowledge.
- Judy Baptist, President
Almighty Ministries, Inc.
How to Start a Nonprofit
Starting a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, as exciting as it is, has many pitfalls. Making your nonprofit a successful one requires sound planning and a good base of information. Click here to learn about the sheer numbers in the nonprofit sector and learn more about how yours will fit in. Read our Guide, attend our seminars, webinars, and workshops to learn how to succeed in this competitive arena. Keep reading>>
Co-Sponsored by CenterPoint Energy and University of Houston, this annual nonprofit training conference has supported more than 5,600 professionals representing more than 2,600 organizations, improving their effectiveness through education, resources, networking and collaboration. This year new sessions have been added to help minority and women-owned businesses.
Date: November 20, 2013
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place: Reliant Center
One Reliant Park, Houston, Texas
Fee: $49 until Nov. 18; $75 on-site registration
Register here through the University of Houston Continuing Education web portal
ESCH Joins The Giving Library The Giving Library offers philanthropists an innovative way to enhance their strategic charitable giving. Donors can explore our online archive of video interviews to locate, study, compare and engage with hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country. The Giving Library also serves nonprofit organizations by enhancing donor access through a compelling medium, increasing overall visibility, and providing an opportunity to learn about peer organizations across the country.
We are grateful and delighted that ESCH has been selected to participate in the Giving Library, a groundbreaking initiative that connects donors to nonprofit organizations through online video interviews. Go here for more information about the sponsoring group: The Laura and John Arnold Foundation. See video below.
ESCH / Stoller Foundation Seminars/Webinars will be hosted at 9600 Longpoint, Ste. 201.
Board Leadership will be the topic of discussion for the next Stoller Seminar.
November 22, 2013
9:30 -11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Amelia Ribnick Kleiman, JD
To learn more and register, go here. Join us!
NEW! FUNdraising Networking Meet-ups - Fourth Fridays of the month, noon - 1 p.m. NEW!
Learn the basics of fundraising and exchange valuable information with your nonprofit peers. Led by ESCH development consultants, this is the opportunity to ask questions and find new resources. Bring your own lunch and questions!
With the help of generous funders, ESCH helps local nonprofits achieve more sustainable growth and improved efficiency of service. ESCH provides years of experience to strengthen strategic and business planning, nonprofit accounting, human resource and development outcomes for Houston nonprofits.
Executive Service Corps - US
Executive Service Corps of Houston (ESCH) is one of 27 nationally-affiliated offices of ESC's. Our colleague agencies, though established in a wide variety of ways, share best management practices and successful experiences/training throughout the U.S. We invite you to explore our network of nonprofit knowledge by clicking here!