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.
Being an effective board member is more than attending meetings. This class is the first step in truly appreciating the 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 a larger whole as well as.
“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.
One of the most frequently asked questions that I get on the subject of fund development is, “What about donor fatigue? Does it really exist?” The answer, generally, is, “It depends upon who… Read more
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
If I gave a before-and- after test to the students in my MBA class on nonprofit management, and grades were based on how much was learned, as opposed to how much was learned how well (which is really … Read more