New to grant writing, or are the solo grant writer in your organization? Sometimes it can help to have someone else take a look at the proposal you have written before you submit it. I have 30 years of grant writing experience, and 20 years of experience in reviewing proposals for federal agencies and private... (continued)
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)
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)
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)
Started 2015-04-14T23:00:00ZTuesday, April 14, 2015 at 11:00PM UTC, lasted for about 24 hours
Microvolunteering Day promotes awareness of the microvolunteering concept and how it can enable worthy causes and individuals to better the world via bite-sized actions, sometimes in as little as 10 minutes.
Find a cause you care about and a few spare moments in your life. Benefit nonprofits via actions that... (continued)
2014 became the 'break-out' year when organisations like student unions, volunteer centres and volunteer involved organisations started to hold a lot more microvolunteering events than previous years.
These events have been collated into one booklet that provides the details, photos, feedback and promotion methods... (continued)
Started 2015-02-03T03:00:00ZTuesday, February 03, 2015 at 03:00AM UTC, lasted for about 1 month
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Join me this fall for the Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program, a unique 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,... (continued)
Webinar: Writing with Passion and Power: An Essential Nonprofit Leadership Skill (RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE)
Started 2014-10-30T21:00:00ZThursday, October 30, 2014 at 09:00PM UTC, lasted for about 2 hours
Join me and Opportunity Knocks for this practical, interactive webinar: Writing with Passion and Power: An Essential Nonprofit Leadership Skill
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Do you want to position your work as cutting-edge... (continued)
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Experiencing generational communication challenges and problems? You are not alone! Sherri Petro of VPI Strategies shares her top 10 generational gems gleaned from the over 250 generational workshops she has conducted. You will increase your generational quotient and reduce the misunderstandings that abound with multiple... (continued)
Do you want, or need, to up your game as a grantwriter? Maybe you’re thinking about entering the field? If you have strong writing skills (even if you were not an English major), ask yourself if you have the other characteristics it takes to shine!
- Content knowledge as a specialist or generalist in your field: Of course,... (continued)
FYI: These recordings are available on 4Good, and YOU get $50 off registration for the Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program just for being a 4Good community member!
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)
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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New services, how-to's, developments, and more—delivered whenever they're... (continued)
Why you should get this Guide
One of the key reasons you need a blog is to create a hub for fresh, remarkable content that will drive folks to you – like bees to honey.
Another key reason is to take advantage of the interactive nature of blogs – the way they offer a natural means for... (continued)
Why you should get this Guide
If you don’t have a blog yet, you should get one. Pronto! Yup, I think they’re that important for nonprofits in today’s market place..
I truly want you to do this, and I don’t want it to kill you. So I’m going to give you some easy... (continued)
Prepare Yourself and Your Solicitors to Knock the Ask Out of the Park with this Pre-Solicitation Major Gifts Fundraising Strategy Workbook.
*This is major gifts fundraising in a box! Use the goodies inside to stop stressing about making the ask. Line up your duckies… put your best foot forward… and... (continued)
Dealing with Difficult People: Learn a New Skillset for Today's Multigenerational, Multicultural Workplace
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It seems to happen in a lot of workplaces. Someone is difficult. It can be a client, peer or (gulp) your boss. Or it could be that incommunicative guy in the mailroom, the gossipy fundraiser, the surly receptionist or the aggressive fill-in-the-blank that puts a... (continued)
Whether you are recruiting for an advisory board or a board of directors, it makes sense to have an application as part of a larger recruitment process. Board service is an important responsibility; protect and lead the mission by using best practices in board recruitment. This sample application can be... (continued)
In this ever-popular session, we convened to offer feedback mini-sessions on Letters of Inquiry to foundations (pre-proposals of 1-3 pages).
While your colleagues may be helpful (or maybe just too busy), an outside perspective is often exactly what you need to view your work as a... (continued)
Whether your aim is to develop your social entrepreneurship ideas and build a social enterprise from scratch, or achieve greater financial self-sustainability for your nonprofit or NGO, BOOST Academy can help you achieve your goals.
BOOST Academy is the first social enterprise education... (continued)
Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Do you ever feel like the members of your team are rowing their own individual boats? Do you wish everyone on your team "rowed" in the same direction?
Results-focused teams can take work - and they're worth it. When it comes to achieving your mission, a well-focused team, clear in its role with a strong sense of ownership,... (continued)
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Without a clear guide for fundraising activities in your organization it is difficult to convey needed fundraising efforts throughout your organization, engaging all who are able and leveraging the most dollars for your organization. Join Emily Davis,... (continued)
Started 2014-04-23T17:00:00ZWednesday, April 23, 2014 at 05:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour
Organizations continue to struggle with establishing effective performance management (PM) programs. In a recent survey only 3% of organizations report their PM system adds exceptional value. The problem lies with the... (continued)
Creative Synergy & the Ideal Group Size
Seven is the ideal number of people for groups to problem solve, find creative solutions, build a strategic plan or grapple with complex challenges. If groups are formed for other purposes such as building consensus, representing diverse communities or governing, these concepts may... (continued)