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  • How to Find & Keep Board Members

    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.

    October 09, 2015

    12:00 pm to 01:30 pm


    $25 Non-Member
    $20 Member
  • Building a Successful Marketing Program

    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.

    October 15, 2015

    09:00 am to 04:00 pm

    International House

    3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    $159 Non-Member
    $129 Member
  • “Meet the Funders” Panel Discussion

    Our diverse array of funders includes: The Knight Foundation The Claneil Foundation The Patricia Kind Family Foundation ** Just Added – Nonprofit Repositioning Fund 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.

    October 16, 2015

    08:30 am to 10:30 am

    The Wilma Theater

    265 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
    $35 Non-Member
    $0 Member
  • Strengthening your Organization with Corporate Volunteers Workshop & Expert Panel

    Many of today’s employees are entering the workforce with the expectation that volunteering will be a part of their professional careers. Businesses have found that employees, particularly Millennials, consciously choose companies that have social responsibility programs. Today nearly three-quarters of businesses encourage their employees to volunteer with nonprofit organizations during paid working hours and many.

    October 21, 2015

    09:00 am to 12:00 pm

    United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

    1709 Ben Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $69 All attendees
  • Roadmap for New Executive Directors

    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.

    October 22, 2015

    09:30 am to 12:30 pm

    The Philadelphia Foundation

    1234 Market Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    $75 Non-Member
    $69 Member
  • Guide to Finding and Getting Grants

    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.

    October 28, 2015

    09:00 am to 04:00 pm

    Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

    1600 Market Street, Suite 3600, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $159 Non-Member
    $129 Member
  • Foundations of Financial Management

    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.

    October 29, 2015

    09:00 am to 04:00 pm

    International House

    3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    $159 Non-Member
    $129 Member
  • Effective Nonprofit Governance:  How Boards Should Work

    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.

    November 05, 2015

    09:00 am to 04:00 pm

    La Salle University - Bucks County Campus

    33 University Drive, Newtown, PA 18940
    $159 Non-Member
    $129 Member
  • Creating Successful Individual and Major Donor Campaigns

    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.

    November 06, 2015

    09:00 am to 04:00 pm

    Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

    Jewish Community Services Building, 2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $159 Non-Member
    $129 Member
  • Visualizing Your Finances: How Dashboards Convey their Meaning

    While your organization is generating all kinds of financial reports on a regular basis, are you confident that they are fully understood by the board and senior staff? Are sound and realistic business decisions being made based on the correct interpretation of this financial information? It’s not uncommon for nonprofits to produce reports while failing.

    November 10, 2015

    09:30 am to 11:30 am

    Duane Morris, LLP

    30 S. 17th Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $25 Non-Member
    $20 Member

Big News! Repositioning Fund Joins Grantmaker Panel Line-Up