Sample Time Study for Nonprofits
Break your time up into half hour increments and split it amongst three categories. The three categories used to split your time are as follows:Program – This may include, but is not limited to: programs, activities, new unit organization, unit service, district meetings, roundtables, activities, classes being provided, etc.
Fundraising – This may include, but is not limited to: fundraising events, capital, project sales, special events, United Way, etc.
Management & General- This may include, but is not limited to: general board and committee meetings, executive direction and corporate planning, staff meetings, office management, legal services, personnel procurement, budgeting, long range plan, accounting, auditing, financial reporting, etc.
Note: Management and General will primarily apply to the Executive Director, and secondarily to middle management.
Jon Osterburg, Manager of Client Services, Jitasa