We are conducting a survey among nonprofit executive directors, to get their sense of the state of the region's nonprofit sector and of their organization. If you're a nonprofit ED, please share your thoughts via this short , CONFIDENTIAL survey. Results will be compiled and shared with organizations, thought leaders and funders.
The accuracy of your organization or program’s budget is one of the key factors in financial stability, growth and ability to fulfill mission. Your budget is your financial plan, and the outline of how your mission and objectives will be carried out, guiding your organization’s operations and key decision-making. The best way to explore how.
Surveys tell us what you probably already know – that turnover is the greatest human resources challenge facing nonprofits today. One of the most effective ways to decrease costly turnover is to hire right. No easy task, we know, especially when you’re competing with for-profit salaries, benefits and perks. But there are effective techniques for.
Most of us understand the concept of branding as it relates to Apple or Starbucks but we often make the fundamental mistake of believing that there’s no value in a brand unless you can sink lots of money into marketing it. Even in a nonprofit, your brand is a key way you can distinguish yourself.
As the premier marketing tool for informing constituents as well as donors and prospective participants, your organization’s website has to be effective or you are missing out on unequalled opportunities for marketing and communications. This course will take you from the basics of what to look for in designing (or redesigning) your website to using.
Does the term “nonprofit management” feel like an oxymoron in your organization? It doesn’t have to be that way and the change can start with you having a confident understanding of what it means to follow best practices in managing mission, people, programs and funds. This course covers the key responsibilities of senior managers and.
All-star panel of grantmakers scheduled for 1/23: Our diverse array of funders includes: Barra Foundation Lenfest Foundation Samuel S. Fels Fund More to come… The 90 minute presentation and Q&A session will be followed, as usual, by a 30-minute “meet and greet” enabling you to get your organization name in front of funders.
To be successful at fundraising you need to know all your options and pull together a diversified strategy for your organization. This program will give you a starting point by introducing the fundamental fundraising concepts and providing a snapshot of all the avenues open to you. Topics covered include funding trends, donor motivation, creating your.
Every nonprofit needs a good strategic plan to serve as a roadmap for change. This class will teach you how to create a living, constituent-driven strategic plan that is a critical management tool for your board and executive leadership. The class combines lecture, peer exchange and activities in this critical and often daunting subject, to.
While studies indicate that nonprofits are adopting social media tools at a faster rate than most Fortune 500 companies, many nonprofits are not convinced that they are using these tools in the most effective ways possible to increase awareness, donations and relationship-building. No matter what age demographic your organization targets, every generation can now be.
So you’ve set up your organization’s Facebook page – now what? With more than half a billion active Facebook users, you need to know that you’re maximizing its potential value. Whether it’s via your news feed, a fan page, charity page or group page, how do you find your authentic voice in both compelling content.
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Perhaps it is only natural that in the nonprofit sector, we forget that some words have multiple meanings. We might, therefore, be forgiven for the unidimensional understanding of legacy that so man… Read more