Facilitated by veteran grantwriter Dalya Massachi, Grantwriter’s FastTrack Essentials is a unique, hands-on opportunity to develop or refresh your grantwriting skills. We’ll cover a wide range of topics concerning the strategy and craft of grantwriting to foundations, corporations, and other grantors.
Grantwriter’s FastTrack... (continued)
This exercise builds on the CNS 10 Minute Board Exercise in Budgeting. Now that a budget has been adopted, it is important to monitor revenue and expenditures throughout the budget cycle to ensure your organization stays within the budget. If revenue or expenses are significantly different than expected, you may need to make adjustments to your budget mid-year.
Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Summary: Obtaining grant funding from foundations, corporations, and public agencies is a competitive process. Before beginning a lengthy proposal, applicants must carefully assess their alignment with grantor guidelines, interests, and funding priorities. Otherwise, the endeavor will force an... (continued)
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Before launching a facility project, nonprofit boards and CEOs should have a clear sense of the entire process, with its opportunities and pitfalls, so they can maximize value while minimizing costs, risks and stress. This webinar will address the critical... (continued)
Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Have you ever been at your wits end for finding sponsors?
Are you afraid of what sponsors are thinking?
Do you have a hard time justifying why they should sponsor you, other than “We’re a good cause”?
Big events make the majority of their money with sponsorship.
Whether you’re coordinating a music festival, a... (continued)
Completed by: Johanna Pope, Teresa Drew, David O’Brien, Krista Fiser,
The Consulting Team (hereinafter referred to as the “Team”) utilized the Standards of Excellence Institute's Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector (Standards) and the American Alliance of Museum’s (AAM) reference guide on... (continued)
Completed by: Sarah Adams, Jessica Green, and Laura Purdom
A USD consultant team worked with HandsOn San Diego to collect preliminary research that would lay the foundation for future strategic planning. HandsOn San Diego’s mission is to strengthen communities through volunteer action and leadership development. The research... (continued)
Major Gifts Matters FAQs about Offering Donors Choices: Restricted, Unrestricted, Program and Overhead Giving
Does your nonprofit seek grants? If so, you’re like the vast majority of organizations in our sector. But how do you measure return on investment for grantwriting?
You may be tempted to think that it’s simply the amount of money you immediately bring in minus the time and money you spent to procure... (continued)
Want to build a grant program? With Elevate, you’ll work with a team of people – including an experienced senior writer and strategist, an associate-level grant writer, and a client relations associate responsible for data entry, meeting agendas, and notes. Learn more about our model with this attachment.
Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
In this program for the beginner to the more advanced, Marcy Heim, author and development coach, challenges you to look at precisely HOW you determine and describe opportunities for your donors to invest in.
A confused donor doesn't give, but the opportunity to choose from exciting options encourages enhanced giving... (continued)
As you work on your budget, it is important to take a broad overview of your organization - the big picture. Are there changes occurring that need to be incorporated in next year's budget? Whether or not your organization has staff, there are some key questions that should be considered... (continued)
We specialize in promotional films, short narratives, and documentaries for non-profits, NGOs, and businesses. We develop pieces that communicate the story of your organization or personal stories about the people you serve. We can incorporate translating, graphic motion, animation, graphic design, and special effects into... (continued)
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Paul Konigstein's most popular 4Good webinar is back.
If your budget process is too ad hoc, rushed, last minute, or random, don't miss AMS Senior Consultant Paul Konigstein introducing more rigorous budget creation and implementation in this webinar entitled:
The Budget... (continued)
The development of this marketing and fundraising plan has helped to clarify important factors which must be considered by PIQE San Diego. After analyzing the lengthy process it will take the executive
director to develop a strong local donor base and given the program’s limited resources, it may be a more... (continued)
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Could you use some targeted feedback on your Letter of Intent or brief grant proposal? Have you participated in trainings but find you need some individual feedback to fine-tune your draft (one you’re currently working on or one you recently submitted)?
While your colleagues may be helpful (or maybe just too busy), an outside... (continued)
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Learn how to leverage online and local resources that will assist you in prospecting new funding opportunities for your nonprofit organization.
--Find out how to leverage library databases without spending any money
There is a reason the federal government is mandating a needs assessment as part of many of the grants they administer. Efficient and impactful organizations focus their efforts on meeting the needs of the populations they serve. Their programs and services are modified based on an assessment of their... (continued)
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
In this webinar for nonprofit executives and marketers, you will learn:
What you need to have in place BEFORE you hire someone to make you a video.
How NOT to waste your money on a video that won't yield results.
What kind of video(s) you need in order to get seen and heard in today's noisy... (continued)
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Strategic planning is a pliable term that gets attached to a wide range of activities, from defining programs and services, to budgeting, communications, information technology, and even facility planning. But these are very different kinds of... (continued)
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For advancement teams, getting a constituent's attention on Facebook can be tough.
Even while creating remarkable content, there are moments when your institution’s social content strategy can benefit from an advertising boost.... (continued)
Fundraising Down the Drain: The Leaky Bucket Benchmarking Study of Effective Fundraising, Complete Report
Board of Trustees Manual completed by Laura Purdom for St. Madeleine Sophie's Center.
This manual is intended to provide you with information about SMSC and the importance of your role as a member of the Board of Trustees. The first section explains the rich history of SMSC and our role in serving adults with developmental disabilities.... (continued)