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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.
Marketing your organization – you know it’s needed, but do you really understand what’s involved? How do you analyze your current marketing efforts (if any) and transform them into a more strategic and comprehensive approach? How do you customize marketing tactics for donors and other stakeholders? Where do you begin? This course will enable participants.
Nonprofit managers have to develop basic skills in, and understanding of, financial management in order to effectively manage the organization’s, or their program’s, finances. Knowledge of key accounting responsibilities, financial reporting requirements, legal considerations, internal controls, sustainability, and potential taxation issues and even vocabulary, provides nonprofit leaders and managers with the primary tools to build.
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.
Accountability…Outcomes Assessment…Logic Models…Measurable Goals & Objectives. These are current buzzwords throughout the nonprofit sector and in the funding community. It is essential that stakeholders and funders know how we are making a difference and have evidence that we are achieving the results we seek. After an overview of program evaluation, including a basic step-by-step model,.
Right now, Twitter is the fastest growing social media platform in the world. But despite the compressed length of tweets, finding compelling content to present in 140 characters or less is not an easy task. Learn how to master the hashtag and ensure that you have followers out there paying attention.
Your skills and experience have prepared you to serve as an executive director or board leader with skills and experience in your field. But education and experience don’t necessarily prepare us for the specific demands of leadership. How well do you know your own leadership style? Are you democratic, paternalistic, a delegator, an autocrat, a.
The Bridgespan Group has just released the results of a new study, “Nonprofit Management Tools and Trends 2014,” which it plans to update every two years. Patterned after research that Bain &… Read more
When William Safire passed away in 2009 it meant the end of the New York Times Magazine column, On Language. Gone was my weekly joy of having someone dish it to those who didn’t know the basics o… Read more
No better way to start a year off than talking about money! In fact, the group of executive directors with whom I was just chatting were all very positive about how their work year ended, noting tha… Read more