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Nonprofit Organizations

 Start-Up Planning and Paperwork Filing, Comprehensive Fundraising Strategy and Grantwriting, and Board Development and Strategic Planning Facilitation

Schools & Afterschool Programs

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Creative & service learning projects & workshops that supplement standard academic outcomes and challenge students to develop important life skills and make an impact on their community

Cross Sector Collaborations

Acting as a catalyst for cross sector collaboration between Government, Corporate, and Philanthropic, and Nonprofits to achieve greater outcomes and accountability across sectors


Philadelphia Association of CDC's

Philadelphia Association of CDC's hired Mission Incorporated to present two trainings on nonprofit fundraising for membership and community organizations.

Iron Sharpens Iron

Iron Sharpens Iron works regularly with Mission Incorporated on corporate filings and compliance issues, grantwriting, and fundraising strategy. Mission Incorporated has secured $30,000 in funding for Iron Sharpens Iron. 

The Business Center

The Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise has received event planning and execution support and corporate sponsorship services from Mission Incorporated for its Best Practices Breakfast. 

Black and Brown Workers Co-operative

The Black and Brown Workers Collective recently hired Mission Incorporated to facilitate a board development and leadership training. 

Project Learn School

An independent school located in Germantown hired Mission Incorporated to help them develop a comprehensive fundraising strategy and to provide ongoing support to their parent driving fundraising committee. 

1Click Philadelphia

An organization representing over 40 former Philadelphia gangs addressing violence and poverty in Philadelphia hired Mission Incorporated for an activist and coalition building training and planning session. 

Historic Germantown

Historic Germantown hired Mission Incorporated to develop its business membership program and to obtain donated items for its annual Gala silent auction. 

Shakespeare in Clark Park

Shakespeare in Clark Park hired Mission Incorporated to facilitate a board development and leadership training. 

National Council of Negro Women Delaware Valley Chapter 

The National Council of Negro Women Delaware Valley Chapter hired Mission Incorporated to help it obtain an independent 501(c)(3) status and to facilitate a board development and leadership training for its incoming board. 

Epsilon Zeta Sigma Alumnae Chapter Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority

The Epsilon Zeta Sigma Alumnae Chapter Sigma Gamma Rho hired Mission Incorporated to help it form a nonprofit charity. 


Southeaster PA Chapter Americans for Democratic Action

The Southeastern PA Chapter of Americans for Democratic Action hired Mission Incorporated to facilitate a board development and leadership training. 


Caring People's Alliance

Caring People's Alliance wanted to provide a class on entrepreneurship as part of its after school program.  


Mastery Charter School

"Several of my students met you at the Young Women’s Leadership Workshop last weekend, and approached me excitedly about possibly having you as an Internship Mentor and Career Day panelist. They RAVED about you."

LaToya Coley

Teacher, Mastery Charter School

Aikan Acts Inc.

"There is no other place I would go to besides Lawanda Horton Sauter and Mission Incorporated. She knows her stuff. I’d refer her to anyone looking to get started." – Nakia Dillard- Actor-The Wire, Black Lightning

PA House of Representatives

"Having Lawanda's skill set is really beneficial. It will help these businesses and nonprofits grow. It is key to the community's revitalization."

State Representative Stephen Kinsey

My Biz Next

"I worked with Mission Incorporated and Lawanda on a State Grant Application.

Lawanda is a detailed-oriented professional who possesses a deep understanding and knowledge of business models and systems. Her superior research capabilities enables her to go above and beyond in servicing clients;

even when all the details are not readily available. In short, she will find the answer! I highly recommend Lawanda to anyone seeking to obtain reliable services without the headaches of

feeling like you have to micro-manage someone"

Marsha Carter, MyBizNext, LLC


"Lawanda and I worked together at BEBASHI, where Lawanda was Director

of Development. At BEBASHI, Lawanda showed a truly creative approach to her

work, and her experience in the field was apparent. She demonstrated mastery

over several areas, from event planning to fundraising campaigns. She handles multiple projects and a high workload well-"Rosa Plasencia, Attorney

Greater Wisconsin Agency On Aging Resources

City of Philadelphia AACO

“Lawanda Horton of Mission Incorporated is a highly skilled dynamic consultant in the areas of business, non-profits, and assisting individuals in achieving their dreams. As a person who is interested in running my own consulting firm, I feel Ms. Horton provides that lasso of support I needed to get my feet of the ground. Ms. Horton is a true visionary!"
Ameenah McCann, MS

The City of Philadelphia AIDS Activities Coordinating Office

Life Flows Through Every Body

Thank you so much Lawanda Horton Sauter. Thank you for helping me get my foundation off the ground. 

Jamai Leigh

Atwater Kent Museum

“Lawanda has excellent leadership skills and is very dependable, which would make her a very valuable asset to any company or business that she is a part of.

Robert Baxter

Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia

Germantown Deaf Ministries

Lawanda listened and heard our vision, asked us where we were trying to go and took it from here. Wonderful results. Business with confidence in a straight from the hip style. 

Rosalind McKelvey

God's Promise

Lawanda helped my organization God’s Promise with our 501(c)(3) application and fund development plan. She was so easy to work with and extremely knowledgeable in all things nonprofit. I also had access to her network of other nonprofit professionals which was very valuable. Lastly, she came up with some great program development ideas. I would highly recommend her. 

Paula Williams

Richard R. Epps Foundation

I would like to express my deepest thanks to Lawanda Horton Sauter and her Mission Incorporated team for the work they have done. Mission Incorporated has carefully and professionally prepared necessary paperwork needed to create my nonprofit business that will not only allow me to honor and keep my son Richard R. Epps legacy alive, also allows me to support and uplift surviving family members of individuals who have fallen victim to senseless violence. I would not trust something so close to my heart to anyone else. 

Loretta Epps

Harcum Foundation

Lawanda Horton Sauter was the key to opening our Ms. Harcum “Share the Love” Foundation door.

Bradford James Putt


Why Not Prosper

"Mission Incorporated helped me apply for new funding and to create a realistic

budget. I got nine grants totaling $42,000 this year with that budget. Mission

helped me to keep the money consistent and without that our mortgage does

not get paid, our women go back to abusive relationships, and there are more motherless children."

Michelle A Simmons

Founder and Executive Director, Why Not Prosper

Philadelphia City Council

"Congratulations on receiving the Minority Business Leader Award. Given all that you have accomplished I can't think of anyone who deserves this recognition more than you. This award is another example of your commitment to excellence."

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown

Women's Way

"Thank You So Much For providing the Fundraising RX Training to our grant awardees. The attendees learned a lot and expressed gratitude for your insight.

Thank You for being a friend of WOMENS WAY.

Jenniter Leith

Director of Grantmaking, Women's Way

PA House of Representatives

"Mission Incorporated has become a valuable resource for me and my staff.

Lawanda Horton, President & CEO of Mission Inc., has hosted workshops

geared toward further developing their businesses and ideas and finding the

funding to do so Lawanda did such an amazing job teaching a grants seminar that we have invited her back to teach additional seminars.Therefore it is my pleasure to recommend Lawanda Horton and Mission Incorporated."

The Office of State Representative Tony Payton Jr.

Haven Youth Center

"Before our client-consultant relationship, I sat on the Board of Directors of BEBASHI Inc.Transition to Hope, where Lawanda was the Director of Development and Public Relations. I am now the Founder and Executive Director of Haven Youth Center, Inc., a service agency for kids infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS located in Southwest Philadelphia. With the help of Mission Incorporated, we just secured $50,000.00 from AACO for Targeted HIV Testing. Mission Inc.’s President & CEO Lawanda Horton Sauter and her team handled all aspects of the RFP including research, communications with my Board of Directors and AACO analysts, composition, revision, assembly, and

delivery. I recommend Mrs. Sauter with enthusiasm as a seasoned and efficient

expert in nonprofit fund development."

William Brawner

Executive Director, Haven Youth Center

Mental Health Services

"I had the pleasure of working with Lawanda when she was the Director of Development at Carelink Community Support Services. She was the coordinator of our large annual gala and put together a wonderful evening. Lawanda's can do attitude and resourcefulness were evident from the very beginning. She is able to help nonprofits with their development needs and can make an immediate impact.

I highly recommend Lawanda and her firm, Mission Incorporated."
Jake Mcdonald

Former Board Chair, CareLink Community Support Services


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