Recognizing that the desire to learn and grow your skills is year-round and that summer may be a little quieter than other times of the year, The Nonprofit Center is offering three of its most popular classes in June, July and August. Here's the summer line-up: Best Practices in Board Governance - 6/10/15; Effective Communications to Build Relationships, Engagement & Understanding - 6/16/15; Guide to Finding & Getting Grants - 7/20/15.
Participants will develop a deeper understanding of key elements of board responsibility, such as the law’s performance expectations of nonprofit board members, strategic planning, fundraising, financial management, and the care and feeding of the board.
“Whether it’s interacting with a donor, a regulator, a co-worker, a supervisor or a supervisee, the most successful people are the best communicators. That includes not only the messages you deliver, but also how you listen and react to others. Most of us recognize the need to continue to hone our specific job skills, but.
This step-by-step user-friendly guide will walk novice grant seekers through the proposal planning, research, writing, and submission process. Discussion will include how to define funding needs, what types of grants exist and how they differ, how to conduct funding research, steps in writing a proposal, and how to approach different funders. Emphasis will be on.
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This semester, I taught one class in nonprofit management in La Salle’s MBA program and another in its Masters in Nonprofit Leadership program. And while I have taught the former for about 10 year… Read more