EduStart offers consultation services to get your new school, education initiative, and foundation off to a great start. Our systematic process for building an organization from the ground up helps ensure its success and sustainability.

Working in partnership with your team,  EduStart offers comprehensive expertise and a suite of services intended to make the greatest impact on your startup’s future.

General Services

  • Developing organization documents such as articles of incorporation and by-laws
  • Completing IRS applications to secure 501(c)(3) status
  • Developing a strategic plan including vision, mission and goals
  • Developing a sound governance structure and identifying board members
  • Creating 3 to 5 year operating budgets
  • Assisting with space and facilities planning
  • Supporting the recruitment and selection of staff, including the organization’s first leader
  • Developing and implementing action plans
  • Identifying prospective donors for operations and capital campaigns
  • Creating marketing and fundraising materials
  • Providing guidance with raising initial seed capital

Services for Schools

  • Writing a charter school application
  • Developing an admissions process for an independent school
  • Designing curriculum and instruction models
  • Developing school policies and handbooks

Services for Foundations

  • Developing education investment strategies
  • Writing grant application guidelines and grant agreements
  • Designing education initiatives, including city-wide or state-wide initiatives
  • Creating a website and other marketing materials that sell your story and set you apart