In September, The Nonprofit Center will start its next academic year for nonprofit professionals seeking to advance themselves and organizations. We invite you to take charge of your future. Check our website later in August to read descriptions and register for classes and certificate programs.
This class immerses you in the individual areas/roles that every senior leader in a nonprofit must work in – including fundraising, finance, human resources, marketing, programming, and so on, while illustrating the importance of their connectedness and interplay. As an executive director (and often as a senior or mid-level manager), you will have to juggle.
Your organization’s programs translate your mission into action and are its lifeblood. Program planning is essential to demonstrate that you understand and meet constituent needs, make an impact through measurable outcomes and have strategies for sustainability. This class will teach you best practices in program design and in developing measurable outcomes that match available resources.
Our diverse array of funders includes: Allen Hilles Fund Hamilton Family Foundation The Wawa Foundation Additional funders to be announced. The 90 minute presentation and Q&A session will be followed, by a 30-minute “meet and greet” enabling you to get your organization name in front of funders.
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.
No executive director should plan on being in his or her job forever; nor should a board count on that. Yet few organizations have anything resembling a formal plan to replace the executive director (let alone a founder). If you’re among those organizations that may be in denial and hasn’t addressed the vital issue of.
As a new supervisor, there are additional demands put upon you that are unrelated to your skills in your particular field. Suddenly you’ve gone from working in a group to supervising others (perhaps including former peers), and ultimately being held accountable for your team’s performance. This class will present, and allow you to practice, techniques.
To be successful at fundraising you need to know all the building blocks that comprise nonprofit resource development and then be able to craft a diversified strategy for your organization that includes all the areas where you have the greatest potential for success. This program gives you the starting point by introducing the fundamental fundraising.
Most of us recognize branding as a potential tool for fundraising, for marketing, for communications. But the most successful nonprofits have learned to think about branding playing a more strategic role, involving all the key players in your organization. Every day we see the power of branding as it relates to Apple or Starbucks, but.
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.
This step-by-step user-friendly guide will walk novice grant seekers through the proposal planning, research, writing, submission process and understanding the funder-grantee relationship. 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 solid proposal, essential components of the grant.
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