The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is making it possible for organizations in their service area to participate in multiple professional development sessions for board members and staff. For more information, contact Terri Clark, 215-951-5194 or email@example.com
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 critical and often daunting subject, to.
While studies indicate that nonprofits are adopting social media tools at a faster rate than most Fortune 500 companies, many nonprofits are not convinced that they are using these tools in the most effective ways possible to increase awareness, donations and relationship-building. No matter what age demographic your organization targets, every generation can now be.
So you’ve set up your organization’s Facebook page – now what? With more than half a billion active Facebook users, you need to know that you’re maximizing its potential value. Whether it’s via your news feed, a fan page, charity page or group page, how do you find your authentic voice in both compelling content.
Marketing your organization – you know it’s needed, but do you really understand what’s involved? How do you analyze your current marketing efforts (if any) and transform them into a more strategic and comprehensive approach? How do you customize marketing tactics for donors and other stakeholders? Where do you begin? This course will enable participants.
Nonprofit managers have to develop basic skills in, and understanding of, financial management in order to effectively manage the organization’s, or their program’s, finances. Knowledge of key accounting responsibilities, financial reporting requirements, legal considerations, internal controls, sustainability, and potential taxation issues and even vocabulary, provides nonprofit leaders and managers with the primary tools to build.
Accountability…Outcomes Assessment…Logic Models…Measurable Goals & Objectives. These are current buzzwords throughout the nonprofit sector and in the funding community. It is essential that stakeholders and funders know how we are making a difference and have evidence that we are achieving the results we seek. After an overview of program evaluation, including a basic step-by-step model,.
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 leadership. How well do you know your own leadership style? Are you democratic, paternalistic, a delegator, an autocrat, a.
While special events can be an essential component of your fundraising plan, they also contain many risks and pitfalls that can end up costing your organization far more than they bring in. There’s a reason why most special events happen only once, fail to meet projections, and drain staff resources. This course will help you.
This course provides an essential framework for understanding the major human resources responsibilities in nonprofits. Because workplace laws guide and control much of what we do with employees, participants will become familiar with the major workplace laws and the legal principles that govern the employment relationship. You will learn about the importance of good policies.
Through LinkedIn and its various types of pages – for individuals, companies and groups, you can grow your network, connecting with potential volunteers, board members, employees and donors, and can promote causes and activities. LinkedIn’s name is the key to its value to nonprofits – connecting you with your current supporters on yet another level.
We truly are our own worst enemies, a key purveyor of the negative images of nonprofits that the larger public whole-heartedly believes and takes as gospel. If we want to dispel those myths—and we… Read more
I just don’t get why, after the past seven years, any nonprofit would need a lesson in the essential importance of having diversified funding streams. If you are one of those who has not yet learn… Read more
In the past week, I have read 69 mission statements. Perhaps it is a Guiness Book of Records triumph, but that wasn’t the purpose. Perhaps it is one of the top 10 worst things I have ever done, bu… Read more