How You Can Engage New Board Members: Strengthening Your Nonprofit Organization

Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Finding, cultivating and orienting board members is no small task. Strong boards understand that a focus on new members requires a clear understanding and commitment to the notion of governance—not management (the role of staff) as well as stewardship, dedication and consistency.... (continued)

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Getting All Your Ducks in a Row: How to Plan for Grant Proposal Success

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

As a grant professional, you should never have to worry about being unprepared for a grant proposal, grant report, or conversation with a grantmaker. In this webinar we will discuss the planning you’ll need to do to make sure you’re ready to take on the world. This session is designed to give... (continued)

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Building More Respectful Dialogue in Meetings

Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Dialogue builds more insightful and better supported decisions in meetings. Effective dialogue requires a respectful exchange of views. But this can be difficult when the issue is complex and there are different stakes in its resolution. Resorting to meeting norms or asking people to behave in a certain way is seldom... (continued)

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State Your Case — Create Advocacy Messages That Get Results

Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

What will happen the next time you have the opportunity to connect with an elected official or other potential sponsor? Imagine that s/he is standing in front of you, curious and asks: "How can I help?" What will you say?

To create lasting and sustainable change, you need strong advocacy and... (continued)

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The Leader as Coach: Guiding Your Team in Dynamic Change

Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)

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The ABCs of Building Better Boards

Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's as easy as ABC to create a well-functioning board of directors! Well, maybe not exactly easy, but this fast-paced webinar will share practical ways to Aquire, Build, and Celebrate to recruit, manage and reward the best board members. Starting with recruitment, we'll look at important tools that will help you... (continued)

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Integrating Philanthropy Throughout Your Organization

As fundraising continues to evolve from basic transactions between donors and development staff to relationship building, participation by staff and leaders throughout the organization takes on greater significance. In order to survive and thrive through the ups and downs of a fluctuating economy, it... (continued)



How to Manage Social Media During Your Summer Vacation

Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your summer vacation is how many social media managers relax and recharge. No doubt yours will be a well-earned respite from noisy newsfeed and notifications. But do you know what to do with your nonprofit’s social media presence while you're gone?

This free webinar will... (continued)

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Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation (CSOD Foundation)

The Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation transforms the way people help people. Through the contribution of our talent management technology, our capacity building programs, and the support of our entire ecosystem, we strengthen nonprofit organizations around the world by helping them develop, engage, and empower their employees and the people they serve.

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Strategic Planning Part 1: Cultivation & Organization

Wed, Jun 03, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Strategic planning should be a means not only to produce a strategy, but also to engage and cultivate stakeholders, develop leadership, and generate new energy, commitment and consensus around mission. Its primary product is not a written plan, but strategic thinking within the organization, which is achieved through a... (continued)

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8 Techniques to Raise Money for your Non-Profit using Social Media

For nonprofits, email fundraising is a strategy in decline.

According to recent M+R Benchmark research, response rates for email fundraising have dropped by 12 percent since 2013. Response rates for email advocacy dropped by 18 percent in the same time period.

Every quarter, it becomes more and... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise on Building Trust with Incoming Leadership

The purpose of this exercise is to help your board transition seamlessly from one leader to the next by building immediate trust. Whether using this activity with an incoming executive director or board president, identifying ways to capitalize on opportunities and culture changes will keep your board and staff on track to meet their strategic objectives.

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Rethink The Update: Building Meaningful Online Engagement

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You know that your organization matters to your supporters, but social media status updates are falling upon deaf ears. What is missing? More often than not, it’s simply a question of stepping back and looking at three things: Who is your audience, what do they want to discuss, and how are they valued online... (continued)

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May 13th: Developing Earned Income Streams For Your Nonprofit 4Good webinar

Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Have you gotten tired of getting turned down for grants?

Would you like to plan to succeed in 2016?

If your fundraising stagnated last year, you’re not alone.

Donor attrition is at an all time high, and so is competition for dollars.

What if the one bright spot at the end of... (continued)

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Free Webinar: Copywriting for the Web: Today’s Best Practices (includes a live review!)

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Of course, your organization absolutely must have a nice-looking website. But it also must contain content that your users really want to engage with AND can easily find!

Your website is a key part of your organization’s... (continued)

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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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10 Minute Board Exercise in Becoming Your Donor's Favorite Cause

This exercise will help you identify ways to solidify your relationships with your current donors by making them feel more appreciated, in the know, and included in the work of your organization, through communications (e.g. newsletters, social media). How donors feel about your organization is a strong indicator of whether they will give again or not.

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Snowflake LLC

You need to deliver on your mission... and keep delivering, over and over. You need to operate at an affordable, sustainable cost. If you can save, you can re-invest, and if you can generate more, you can accomplish more. It's more than possible through "creative integration" - understanding how the elements of your... (continued)


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10 Minute Board Exercise in Conducting a Board Assessment

A board assessment can be an easy, fun and quick way to hone the board's attention and energy. Through an assessment, board members gain a common understanding and discover characteristics of powerful boards. The follow-up to the assessment then builds the unique culture and strengths of the current board. Doing an annual assessment keeps the board fresh, informed and focused.

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Effective Delegation

Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Delegation is a common management task yet one that can be deceptively challenging in skill set, time management, and mindset requirements. When we don't delegate, though, we miss an opportunity for everyone to do their best work -- for managers to focus on their core talents and for employees to develop new skills, strengths and abilities.... (continued)


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Philanthropy's Next Generation Now

For the first time in history, there are four generations in philanthropy: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y (Millenials)… and coming soon Gen Z. Although each generation is philanthropic, they have individual preferences for how they are engaged by... (continued)

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