The Nonprofit Center has introduced a new approach to the essential process of strategic planning. It's not right for every organization, but those seeking a shorter time frame, with limited funds, can find out if if Strategic Planning Streamlined is a good fit, by completing the simple application. Or if you haven't got the time or the resources, you can just do nothing. What makes more sense?
There are big differences between how you should write for print and writing for the web. Learning to write effective online content begins with understanding how online readers behave. This Webinar will show you how to meet the needs of your online audience by understanding why writing for the web differs from other kinds of.
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 essential and often daunting subject, to.
Responsibility and accountability to donors falls to both development and finance managers, stewarding every donor from the time of the first gift throughout the life of the relationship. Both fundraising and finance staff must understand and appreciate what is involved in the management of grants, individual donations and corporate gifts, and in recent years, crowdfunding.
Every day, nonprofits face challenges that come from an ever-increasing number of organizations, creating greater competition for attention and for shrinking dollars. Marketing is key to differentiating yourself so that you become – and stay – competitive. A clear focused marketing strategy enables you to cut through the clutter and gain critical support from key.
Program evaluation has become part of the nonprofit lexicon, particularly when dealing with funders. Although we may have reluctantly entered into the world of evaluation, it does provide information useful to understanding our programs and making choices and decisions. Thus, the evaluation process is about more than pleasing a funder. It enables you to understand,.
Being an effective board member is more than good intentions and attending meetings. This board training is the first step in appreciating the objective and true roles and responsibilities that the job of board member requires. Attendees will come to comprehend the full responsibilities of board membership, in both the context of being part of.
The accuracy of your organization or program’s budget is one of the key factors in an organization’s 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. This essential class will.
Digital fundraisers may claim that direct mail is dead, but it still brings in the money. Not only do more than 61% of donations still come through direct mail, but studies indicate that online giving is inspired by receipt of a direct mail solicitation first. The inevitable conclusion is that direct mail needs to be.
Did you know that by 2017, Millennials (those born in the 1980s to the early 2000s) will have the largest buying power in the U.S., trailing just behind baby boomers. That’s because there are more Millennials in the U.S. than any other age group and they make up the largest share of the workforce. Any.
While few nonprofit managers come into their roles with expertise in financial management, they need to be able to understand and effectively manage program or organizational finances and be able to read and analyze financial reports and use these numbers to their greatest organizational advantage. This class is designed to bring you the basic skills.
It’s my practice to always keep an eye on the sector, taking its pulse, monitoring the trends to see what is a blip, what’s moving from trend to part of the fabric, and everything in between. Ex… Read more
Years ago, a colleague said to me, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t drown his sorry ass!” She must have been thinking about nonprofit board members when she said that. I’m rem… Read more
Time and again, we see a problem of a few being addressed by a response that pulls in the masses. Such is the idea of repealing the Johnson Amendment. Religious organizations that are considered t… Read more