The Nonprofit Center is well-known for its work in moving nonprofit boards toward performance excellence. One of the paths to high achieving boards is our Best Practices in Board governance on-site presentation, which is a free benefit of Nonprofit Center MemberPlus membership. But did you know there are advanced trainings available for boards that have taken the first best practices session (or whose needs are for drill down support, such as financial management or fundraising?) Support your board by exploring the help that's available to encourage their good intentions with best practices.
As the premier marketing tool for informing constituents as well as donors and prospective participants, your organization’s website has to be effective or you are missing out on unequalled opportunities for marketing and communications. This course will take you from the basics of what to look for in designing (or redesigning) your website to using.
Does the term “nonprofit management” feel like an oxymoron in your organization? It doesn’t have to be that way and the change can start with you having a confident understanding of what it means to follow best practices in managing mission, people, programs and funds. This course covers the key responsibilities of senior managers and.
All-star panel of grantmakers scheduled for 1/23: Our diverse array of funders includes: 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.
To be successful at fundraising you need to know all your options and pull together a diversified strategy for your organization. This program will give you a starting point by introducing the fundamental fundraising concepts and providing a snapshot of all the avenues open to you. Topics covered include funding trends, donor motivation, creating your.
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.
Your organization’s marketing is successful when you achieve the balance of matching your best service benefits to the neediest and most appropriate clients. Achieving this is a challenging mix of art, intuition and research. Marketing success requires the ability to take the clients’ perspective: how they become clients, how they benefit and how that experience.
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.
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