Financial Roles for Non-Financial Staff

Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Effective nonprofit financial management requires collaboration throughout the organization. Learn who needs to collaborate with whom. This webinar will explore the financial role of every person in the organization including the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, program and fundraising staff, clerical staff, the receptionist, and volunteers.

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Grantwriter's FastTrack Essentials

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)


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Trouble finding the right skills for the job?

Learn how to be creative in meeting your staffing requirements, getting what you can out of the labor market and filling in the blanks with corresponding strategies and tactics.

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10 Minute Board Exercise in Monitoring Your Budget

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.

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To Propose or Not to Propose: That is the Grant Writing Question

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)


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Webinar: Before You Hire an Architect: Reduce Costs and Risks, Produce Better Results

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)


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What Your Sponsors Really Want webinar

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)


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Maritime Museum Performance Audit

Completed by: Johanna Pope, Teresa Drew, David O’Brien, Krista Fiser,
Michele Palma

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)

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HandsOn San Diego Plan-to-Plan Report

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)

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Major Gifts Matters FAQs about Offering Donors Choices: Restricted, Unrestricted, Program and Overhead Giving

Why you should get this Cheat Sheet

Donors today want more hands-on involvement than last generation's donors. They want choice. They won't necessarily be content with earmarking their gift "for use where most needed."

If you're still insisting that... (continued)


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Grantwriting and Return on Investment: More Than You May Think

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)

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Elevate's Grant Writing Services Overview

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.


20 Often Missed Nonprofit Revenue Opportunities

Your nonprofit can obtain sustainable income. This list identifies twenty places where nonprofits leave money on the table. Which are you missing?

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Creating Vibrant Giving Options for your Donors

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)

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Budget Preparation

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)

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Made Known Pictures

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)


How to Get Your Leadership on Board for the Creation of High-Performance Measurement Cultures

Great social sector organizations achieve organizational outcomes such as increased revenues, increased efficiencies, and increased impact. The research contained in Impact & Excellence (Chaney Jones, 2014), highlights how there is a significant positive correlation... (continued)

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The Budget Primer: Building and Using Budgets Better---

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)

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Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Plan

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)


Finance Committee Tips from the Experts

Katherine DeYoung, CPA offers Finance Committee tips for organizations considering establishing a Finance Committee.

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Grant Proposal Feedback Clinic

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)


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Prospect Research on a Shoestring Budget

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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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
--Learn... (continued)

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Future Impact Starts with a Six Step Needs Assessment

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)

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Getting Started with Video for Your Nonprofit

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)

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The Case for Integrated Planning

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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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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Making the Newsfeed: Facebook Ads for Advancement

Started 2014-07-22T18:00:00ZTuesday, July 22, 2014 at 06:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour

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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)

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Fundraising Down the Drain: The Leaky Bucket Benchmarking Study of Effective Fundraising, Complete Report

The Leaky Bucket Assessment for Effective Fundraising has been gathering data about the productivity of the fundraising staff since 2011, and the findings of the study are striking and distressing. We analyze and interpret the data in the complete, analytical... (continued)


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Nonprofit Internal Controls: Post Numero Uno

Introductory post explaining the benefits of nonprofit internal controls and how to implement as a small organization.

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