With the addition of summer classes, this is a great time to enroll in our Certificate in Nonprofit Management, to propel your career forward. We also offer Certificates in Fundraising, Marketing/Communications or a Build-Your-Own customized curriculum, all of which provide both high level skills and credentials.
One of the most visible ways that social media and the Internet have impacted fundraising is through the popularity of crowdfunding, raising small gifts from large numbers of people. It’s easy to get carried along in all the buzz without really evaluating if this tool is right for you. Does it fit with your mission?.
Part of any nonprofit’s development strategy should include serious discussion of partnerships with for-profit businesses. For some organizations, the best match is in working with smaller more local businesses, rather than larger corporations. Each side of this relationship has motivations for entering into collaborations and to be successful, you have to consider the benefits to.
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 nonprofit leadership. How well do you know your own leadership style? Are you democratic, paternalistic, a delegator, an autocrat,.
This course helps you take all the skills you’ve acquired – whether as a student in The Nonprofit Center’s Certificate in Fundraising or as a development professional – and put them in context to create an integrated development strategy. Designed to look critically at the various components of the fundraiser’s toolkit, this class focuses on.
Every day, one out of five people visits YouTube and you need to be reaching this vast audience with visually compelling messages as well as posting video on your website and other sites. Don’t be intimidated by the idea of video production because we can show you how anyone can create engaging videos that actively.
Surveys of nonprofit communications professionals consistently cite an organization’s website as its most important communications tool. Are you making the most of this, your premiere marketing tool for reaching donors and prospective supporters and other key stakeholders? This course will take you from the basics of what to look for in designing (or redesigning) 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 essential and often daunting subject, to.
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.
One of the most effective tools a nonprofit has to raise funds and win support is through story-telling. Statistics and data, are certainly important and meaningful, but it is stories that truly explain who we are, who we serve, and what results from our work. Story-telling is an art that should be shared via publications.
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.
Earlier this month, a nonprofit in Albuquerque got a donation it didn’t want: a trailer full of junk, literally. Sadly, this is not newsworthy to those of us who work in the sector. We have to… Read more
Year after year, charitable giving makes up only 2% of America’s GDP. I don’t care what the actual number of dollars is because it still always amount to the same small percentage. Embed from Ge… Read more
While I frequently rail against the proliferation of nonprofits organizations, the automatic solution to this problem is not mergers. Consideration of a merger should give everyone who cares about… Read more