As The Nonprofit Center unveils its new course schedule for 2015-16, it's the perfect time to advance yourself professionally by earning a Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Fundraising, Marketing/Communications or a Build-Your-Own customized certificate.
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.
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 thoroughly introducing the fundamental.
The role of the board of directors cannot be downplayed in the success of every organization. An engaged, active, supportive, diverse, and giving board is every executive director’s dream, just as a lackluster board that doesn’t know, or doesn’t carry out, its legal, moral and fiduciary responsibilities, can cause untold damage. While finding the right.
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 based on branding and positioning your nonprofit among your competitors, enables you to.
Our diverse array of funders includes: The Knight Foundation The Claneil Foundation The GlaxoSmithKline Foundation More presenters to be announced. 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.
You’ve earned the right to become an executive director, but that means all eyes are on you – the board, the staff, key stakeholders. The early days of your tenure are a delicate balance of projecting confidence, while having so much to learn; of establishing relationships and developing insights; of needing to exercise control without.
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 solid proposal, and how to approach different types of funders. Emphasis.
Few nonprofit managers come into their roles with expertise in finances. But to effectively manage an organization or a program, every nonprofit manager has to develop basic skills and an understanding of the fundamentals of nonprofit financial management. That encompasses financial reporting, internal controls, knowledge of key accounting responsibilities, legal considerations, sustainability, potential taxation issues.
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.
Even when times are bad, individuals contribute more than 75% of the $240 million given annually to nonprofits. No nonprofit can afford to miss the opportunities that individual giving offers and whether a major gift to your organization means $500 or $5,000, your individual giving program should have a unique strategy for major donors. This.
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